Stories tagged: shortage
Thu., June 29, 2017, 7:15 p.m.
Allergists wrestle with anti-venom shortage
As summer begins, signaling peak time for insect stings, allergists across the U.S. are warning of a shortage of a little-known but crucial product — honeybee, hornet and wasp venom …
Wed., June 21, 2017, 10:24 a.m.
Home sales up in May, but buyers face sharply rising prices
The May sales report released Wednesday by the National Association of Realtors shows a housing market unable to meet the demand from would-be buyers. Sales edged up 1.1 percent in …
Wed., April 26, 2017, 5:02 p.m.
University of Idaho Faculty Senate votes to stop classroom conversion
The University of Idaho Faculty Senate voted Tuesday to request a moratorium on the conversion of classrooms to non-instructional purposes.
Mon., May 2, 2016, 2:21 p.m.
Bloomsday organizers investigating T-shirt shortage, offer online orders through Friday
Some Bloomsday participants went home shirtless Sunday due to a shortage of finisher T-shirts. Race Director Don Kardong said organizers are investigating the issue, and affected participants can order a …
Sat., Feb. 27, 2010
Doctor shortage foreseen
Eastern Washington will need almost 1,000 new doctors by 2025, and to fill that prescription the University of Washington School of Medicine should quadruple, if not quintuple, the number of …
Tue., Oct. 9, 2007
Helium shortage has suppliers deflated
Karen Stokes drove to Yakima on Sunday just to pick up two tanks of helium. The owner of Balloon Specialties and Jackie Lynn’s Flowers in Spokane, she uses the lighter-than-air …
Thu., Nov. 14, 1996
Hunters Back ‘Spikes Only’ Season To Save Elk Herds
Even longtime Idaho elk hunters accustomed to chasing big bulls every year are willing to try something new if it will help bring the state’s herds back into balance. Compared …
Sun., Oct. 6, 1996
U.S. Blood Banks Find Many Are Not Willing To Share Assets
The tuna sandwiches were fresh, the cookies homemade, and a “Blood Drive Today” sign out front beckoned motorists. But inside Montclair’s Red Cross on last month’s designated day for donations, …