Local bankers working to secure financial lifelines for Spokane-area businesses say a new round of federal relief is desperately needed or the hardest hit companies will not survive until a COVID-19 vaccine becomes widely available.
The Trump administration is accusing Facebook in a lawsuit of discriminating against U.S. workers in favor of foreigners with special visas to fill more than 2,600 high-paying jobs.
Washington State University has launched a new incubator to grow early-stage health care and life science startup companies.
Nestle, the world's biggest food company, said Thursday that it will spend 3.2 billion Swiss francs ($3.6 billion) over five years to improve its climate footprint.
WASHINGTON — U.S. long-term mortgage rates edged lower this week, reaching record lows for the 14th time this year against the backdrop of the pandemic-ravaged economy.
Irish budget airline Ryanair said Thursday it is ordering 75 more Boeing 737 Max jets, a boost for Boeing just before its most important plane returns to flying after two deadly crashes.
The Care and Share Thrift Store in Medical Lake has served both regular shoppers who live in the community and those who come from Spokane and Coeur d’Alene to take advantage of special sales and get good deals on everything from dishes to winter coats.
Jack LaSalle, barber – has joined Heads Up Barbershop in Spokane. LaSalle previously worked at Tom’s Barbershop in Spokane Valley. LaSalle can be reached at (509) 703-9598. Heads Up, owned by Barber Mitch Fitzgerald-Poe, is at 1010 W. Rosewood Ave. Contact: (425) 422-3898.
The Salvation Army of Spokane needs volunteers, ages 18 and older, to help "Rescue Christmas," according to a news release.
American Airlines is taking its long-grounded Boeing 737 Max jets out of storage, updating key flight-control software, and flying the planes in preparation for the first flights with paying passengers later this month.
WASHINGTON — A Federal Reserve survey of business conditions around the country found that economic activity in several regions slowed in November as coronavirus cases surged.
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin urged Congress to approve COVID-19 relief funds without further delay, though Democrats continued to attack a decision by Mnuchin to allow five Fed lending programs to expire during the pandemic.
Discovery is joining the increasingly crowded streaming fray with its own reality-focused service Discovery Plus that will include shows from the Food Network, HGTV, TLC and its other networks. It launches Jan 4.
A labor agency in Washington state has announced that it will increase workers' compensation for Amazon fulfillment center employees, deeming the company's centers more hazardous than other types of warehouses.
Businesses' payrolls increased by 307,000 during the month, the smallest advance since July, after an upwardly revised 404,000 gain in the prior month, according to ADP Research Institute data released Wednesday.
From skateboarding to Fleetwood Mac to learning Cardi B's rump-shaking choreography, TikTok users got creative in a pandemic year with new songs, dances and memes in 60 seconds or less.
COVID-19 has accelerated technology trends around things like e-commerce and remote work that likely will continue even after the pandemic subsides.
U.S. Bank has awarded SNAP a $25,760 grant that will assist with foreclosure prevention for Eastern Washington homeowners during the coronavirus pandemic.
NEW YORK — Shoppers on Walmart.com who pay a $98-a-year membership fee will get free shipping on orders of any size starting Friday.
The lure of a chicken sandwich prompted some hungry Spokane residents to sleep in their cars overnight into Tuesday. One man waited 14 and a half hours.
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