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It was done as a low-key announcement in a staff meeting at Michael Anderson Elementary in the Medical Lake School District early this month – kindergarten teacher Sheila Benson had been selected as the West Plains Chamber of Commerce Best of the West Teacher of the Year.
In her quest for a ninth term in Congress, McMorris Rodgers defended early actions of the Trump administration to stop the spread of the pandemic and argued existing assistance programs would help if they were extended. Democrat Wilson said the White House lost time by publicly downplaying the impact of the virus.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has decided to endorse 23 freshmen House Democrats in this fall's elections, a bipartisanship move by an organization that has long leaned strongly toward Republicans.
The Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce is relocating its office from Liberty Lake to Spokane Valley.
With pwsthe recent opening of Amazon's fulfillment center and many more companies on the way, meeting a growing need for housing on the West Plains remains a priority for city leaders, according to participants in a Zoom conference call held Wednesday organized by the West Plains Chamber of Commerce.
The Coeur d’Alene Chamber of Commerce canceled its annual Fourth of July fireworks show Thursday but plans to hold a parade within public health guidelines.
Developer Wayne Frost has received a the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce.
A population of transient workers and pensioners swelled to more than 100 residents after World War II, but the city’s boosters dismantled it shortly thereafter.
The Coeur d’Alene Chamber of Commerce has named Derrell Hartwick, a sales and tourism executive from Arkansas, as its new president and CEO.
For Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Lance Beck, championing teamwork among residents, neighboring cities and businesses is integral to the region’s success.
Jim Valentine’s defense of the racist imagery he paraded through Coeur d’Alene’s Fourth of July celebration embodies the representative species of our racist moment – the “Who, me?” racist; the no-racist-bones racist; the racist who, in the manner of the president, simply insists, when their racism is noticed, that it is not racism at all, as an audience of fellow cretins cheers.
The 64th annual Shrine Circus will visit Spokane Valley the weekend of April 26 to 28, setting up tents in the vacant lot across from Spokane Valley City Hall on Sprague Avenue just west of University Road. There will be elephants, horses, clowns and more under the big top during several shows each day. The circus is run by the El Katif Shriners, who use the money raised to support Shriners Hospitals. The Spokane Shriners Hospital for Children is one of 22 hospitals they run across the country.
Spokane Valley was poised for growth last year with its balanced budget, new city hall and infrastructure projects – and now those efforts are showing.
The Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce honored local business, business owners and educators at its annual Gem of the Valley gala Friday.
The Spokane Chamber of Commerce discussed an exciting new possibility — a Spokane “airship charter” for passenger flights to Seattle, Tacoma and Portland.
The Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce is hosting “Stories of Good Will,” an expo-style event featuring more than 40 nonprofit organizations that will highlight their missions and share volunteer opportunities.
It’s the final public debate between the two candidates for Eastern Washington’s seat in Congress. Those wishing to watch in Spokane will need to find a computer with Internet access, with re-broadcasts scheduled for later this week.
Washington’s economy relies heavily on trade, with about 40 percent of the state’s jobs tied to international exports. As the Trump administration crafts trade policy, billions of dollars are at stake for the state’s growers and manufacturers.
Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Katherine Morgan has announced her resignation to take a position with Bank of America.
America’s largest business lobby is warning President Donald Trump against slapping big tariffs on Chinese imports.