Thomas Clouse joined The Spokesman-Review in 1999. He s currently the deputy editor for the business section. He previously worked as an investigative reporter for the City Desk and covering federal, state and local courts for many years.
Spokane's downtown office-space vacancy rate is climbing at the same time several owners of commercial properties face the prospect of refinancing mortgages at the interest rates that have stifled housing markets nationwide.
Facing $100 million in debt and an uncertain athletic future after the Pac-12 Conference imploded, Washington State University officials told state lawmakers Wednesday that they will channel their inner underdogs and do what 'Cougs' have always done: persevere.
Shannon Webb inadvertently helped recruit two players into her personal "nightmare" that is now the subject of an investigation of alleged verbal and physical abuse against Idaho women's volleyball coach Chris Gonzalez.
The Weather Man brought farmers a typhoon of mostly good news during his annual address Tuesday, but he also warned that a new perpetual cycle of weather has emerged that is conducive to the continued threat of wild fires in the Pacific Northwest.
Idaho Board of Education members did not violate Idaho's Open Meeting Law when they conducted three secret meetings last year to discuss the potential purchase of the University of Phoenix, a judge has ruled.
In a year full of worker stoppages from the writer's and actor's strikes in Los Angeles to Midwest autoworkers, it seemed like unions had somehow figured out how to claw back into labor discussions as the economy continues to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.