Stories tagged: recovery
TUESDAY, AUG. 30, 2016
Robert J. Samuelson: U.S. economy on snooze control
The recovery has been a messy mixture of prudence, fear and relief. People anxiously remember the Great Recession. Hardly anyone is happy with the resulting slow growth. Still, we have …
SUNDAY, AUG. 21, 2016, 4 A.M.
Doug Clark: Recovering alcoholic helps others find ‘pure life’
Shawn Kingsbury sobered up and something truly amazing happened …
TUESDAY, FEB. 16, 2016, 11:23 P.M.
Gonzaga’s Przemek Karnowski keeping his options open
After experiencing the worst 3
TUESDAY, JUNE 16, 2015
Finding ‘new normal’ relies on resilience
This month marks four years since my cancer diagnosis and three years since I completed the chemotherapy, bilateral mastectomy and radiation that made up my treatment. My body and my …
TUESDAY, JAN. 27, 2015
Healing body, mind, spirit
Jill Ciccarello’s sister died of cancer. Lorrie Stonehocker’s husband is still battling cancer that has caused him to lose organs, including part of his stomach, as the chemo is shutting …
TUESDAY, JUNE 19, 2012
Graduating in grace
Derek Mobley will be the first to tell you that he made some bad choices growing up in California. “Did drugs, sold drugs, gang violence,” said Mobley, 49. “I’ve been …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25, 2012, 7:58 A.M.
Giffords resigns House seat to focus on recovery
WASHINGTON — Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has resigned from the House with a standing ovation from her colleagues, more than a year after she was gravely wounded by a would-be …
SUNDAY, OCT. 23, 2011
Bayview victim: ‘I’m just an invalid’
A family is watching TV on a cold Sunday afternoon when a man bursts in, calls them an obscene name and attacks with a hammer, aiming for their heads. One …
SATURDAY, JUNE 25, 2011
Ironman in training is already a winner
Tom Aylward’s two years of training for the 2011 Ford Ironman Coeur d’Alene has always been a journey fueled in part by grief. When the Spirit Lake man’s wife died …
MONDAY, DEC. 6, 2010
Union Gospel Mission plans to expand women’s program
The last time Gigi Leger’s ex-boyfriend went to prison, she took the opportunity to flee. She packed two bags with clothes, left Western Washington and landed at a domestic violence …
WEDNESDAY, JULY 21, 2010, 11:11 A.M.
Fed chief open to new steps to keep recovery going
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told Congress today the economic outlook remains “unusually uncertain,” and the central bank is ready to take new steps to keep the recovery alive if …
FRIDAY, FEB. 12, 2010, 11:52 A.M.
Recession at bottom, WA forecast dips slightly
Washington’s chief revenue forecaster said the recovery continues, but with significant risks that involve tight credit and low consumer confidence. The overall revenue forecast, coupled with a higher demand for …
TUESDAY, DEC. 15, 2009, 11:40 A.M.
Rise in wholesale inflation unlikely to last
Evidence that the economic rebound could eventually raise inflationary pressures emerged in a report Tuesday that wholesale prices surged last month.
FRIDAY, OCT. 30, 2009
Grants offer relief to poor in region
The region’s impoverished received help Thursday from public and private sources to ease the effects of the economic downturn. Spokane County received a $622,278 federal grant to help people on …
THURSDAY, MAY 21, 2009
Sluggish recovery seen
Washington’s chief economist Wednesday forecast a slow recovery that will not return state revenues to fiscal 2008 levels until 2011. Income from sales, business and occupation, and other taxes continues …
MONDAY, JUNE 30, 1997
Experimental Hatchery Opens Salmon Supposed To Return To Wild, Not To The Hatchery
An experimental hatchery designed to improve natural salmon runs on the Yakima River is finally open for business. After years of study and debate, the hatchery will produce its first …
SUNDAY, JUNE 25, 1995
Man Biggest Danger To Bears, Study Says
Grizzly bears, weighing up to 600 pounds and capable of reaching 30 mph in a sprint, have few natural enemies - except man. In the 12 years since the Idaho …