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May 25, 2017, 11:57 a.m.
Alexander Knoll, a 12-year-old inventor from Post Falls, grew emotional when he met his idol. Dressed in a suit and blue tie, the boy with red hair and freckles broke out in tears
May 23, 2017, 10:31 a.m.
Spokane County’s unemployment rate dropped one percentage point, to 5.2 percent, in April. That’s also one point below the April 2016 unemployment rate, the Washington Employment Security Department said Tuesday.
May 18, 2017, 12:51 p.m.
There’s talk once again of reopening the storied Bunker Hill Mine in the Silver Valley.
May 11, 2017, 3 p.m.
Visit Spokane, the area’s tourism agency, will roll out a new branding campaign this year to boost buzz for the region and showcase the Spokane area’s identity and unique qualities.
May 8, 2017, 3:22 p.m.
Joining a growing campaign on college campuses across the U.S., Gonzaga University student leaders are calling on the Spokane school to divest its $204 million endowment from fossil fuels.
April 29, 2017, 6 a.m.
What will a million bucks and change get you in Spokane County’s real estate market? Not nearly as many choices as next door in Kootenai County, flush with lakefront and riverfront listings in the seven figures. Still, if you’re looking to drop a meal ticket or more on some luxury digs, a few pricey properties are on the menu in and around Spokane.
April 25, 2017, 11:33 a.m.
Spokane County’s unemployment rate dropped to 6.2 percent in March, down from 6.8 percent in February, the Washington Employment Security Department said Tuesday.
April 11, 2017, 6:04 p.m.
United Airlines could have avoided much of the damage to its brand and reputation this week in how it first responded to a passenger being dragged screaming from his airplane seat by security on Sunday, a Spokane expert in crisis management said.
April 6, 2017, 1:54 p.m.
A Spokane company that supplies sports equipment and team apparel across the Northwest has been sold to a Texas company and will close its three retail stores.
March 21, 2017, 6 a.m.
What’s missing from downtown Spokane’s retail and service scene? The city and several business groups hope to take the guesswork out of filling the gaps by tapping into sales analytics.
March 16, 2017, 5 a.m.
Not enough people are stepping up to the excavator, dozer or backhoe, and that’s a big problem when the economy is fueling a need for heavy equipment operators. To boost interest in the field, ITD is teaming up with Associated General Contractors of America to put on an intensive, three-week heavy equipment operator school this summer in Rathdrum.
March 15, 2017, 6:04 a.m.
One of the fast-growing chains embracing such values is Christian Brothers Automotive, based just outside Houston. The first Washington state franchise for the auto repair business opened this week in Liberty Lake.
March 14, 2017, 1:44 p.m.
University of Washington’s medical school again tops the U.S. News & World Report ranking of best graduate schools for primary care education. The UW School of Medicine has been ranked first 23 of the past 24 years.
March 14, 2017, 10:46 a.m.
The unemployment rate in Spokane County climbed to 7 percent in January, up from 6.3 percent in December. The upward bump at the start of the year is typical due to seasonal job losses in leisure, hospitality and construction after the holidays.
March 10, 2017, 1:28 p.m.
Dry Fly Distilling likes to highlight the journey from farm to bottle – the use of grains produced on the Palouse to make its acclaimed gin, vodka, whiskey and bourbon. That connection to the land is now on display in the Spokane distiller’s new tasting room, set to open Saturday at Dry Fly’s home base near Gonzaga University.
Feb. 28, 2017, 9:46 a.m.
Robert Templin, a Post Falls developer, U.S. Army veteran and pioneer of North Idaho's resort and tourism economy, died Tuesday morning at age 93.
Feb. 27, 2017, 3:36 p.m.
Avista has lost another round in its latest attempt to raise electric and natural gas rates. The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission, which previously rejected the utility’s proposed increases, on Monday denied a request by Avista Utilities to reconsider.
Feb. 17, 2017, 4:59 p.m.
A Spokane startup that has carved out a niche in travel lodging is embarking on an ambitious growth plan with an infusion of $15 million in venture capital.
Feb. 15, 2017, 5:15 p.m.
PAML, the national medical-testing laboratory based in Spokane, is on the brink of selling to LabCorp, the world’s leading health care diagnostics company, reports an independent news site covering the Northwest health care industry.
Feb. 10, 2017, 4:08 p.m.
Steady winter storms and no sudden warmups are driving a busy ski season at the five resorts around Spokane and in North Idaho.
Feb. 1, 2017, 1:02 p.m.
Potlatch Corporation’s profit in the last quarter of 2016 was four times that of the same quarter a year earlier, the Spokane-based forestry, wood products and real estate company reported this week.