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As the Kootenai County, its cities and its towns prepare for a wave of growth that could mean more 300,000 people by 2040, area officials and private developers are implementing and considering new approaches to manage the expected changes.
Every so often a politician utters an unusual word – not necessarily a bad word or a wrong word – that makes a reporter go "Wait. What?"
It's not easy shaking off Gov. Jay Inslee's ban on live entertainment if you own a venue in Washington. Adam Norwest, who is the president of the Spokane Comedy Club, is doing what he can to keep the venue afloat after five dormant months courtesy of the novel coronavirus.
The staggering videos from the Lebanese capital are grimly familiar to Tommy Muska thousands of miles away in Texas: a towering blast, a thundering explosion and shock waves demolishing buildings with horrifying speed. It is what the mayor of West, Texas, lived through seven years ago when one of the deadliest fertilizer plant explosions in U.S. history partly leveled his rural town.
The idea of launching a business during a global pandemic might seem counterintuitive to some, but for Spokane residents Mariah Brooks and Gary Bailey, it’s providing an opportunity to follow their dream.
Gina Campbell, 1889 Salvage Co. owner, stayed busy during closure making DIY videos for customers. Now that she’s been able to safely reopen, she hopes people will return to the store.
The Spokane Regional Health District confirmed 10 new cases of COVID-19 Monday, many of which were confirmed through a contact tracing investigation after a recent outbreak health officials say.
Spokane County confirmed 19 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, bringing the local total to 469 cases.
The Yakima Herald-Republic reported that on Wednesday more than 100 employees walked out of the Monson Fruit Co. in Selah.
KENDRICK, Idaho – With financial pressure and frustration with Idaho Gov. Brad Little mounting, Hardware Brewing Co. defied the Republican governor’s Stay Healthy Order and opened its doors Friday afternoon in downtown Kendrick. Idaho Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin, R-Idaho Falls; state Sen. Dan Johnson, R-Lewiston; state Rep. Mike Kingsley, R-Lewiston; and Idaho GOP chairman and Raul Labrador, former U.S. Congressman for Idaho’s First District, were among the roughly 30 people who gathered in the first hour at the business to express their support and perhaps indulge in a brew or burger.
Whitney Jacques is the founder of New School Farm, a non-profit teaching farm in Vinegar Flats, as well as the owner of Verdant Hare, a garden consultation service. Since the stay-home order, her knowledge has been in high demand.
Main Market Co-op is offering curbside pickup to customers at its downtown Spokane store.
Federal antitrust regulators say a proposed merger that would combine old-school shaving company Schick with upstart Harry’s would end up costing consumers some skin.
The brewery at 1318 W. First Ave. has a “beer hall” feel with a large patio and offers 13 craft beers on draft. It also serves gourmet hot dogs, wine, cider and has a small liquor selection.
“By a vote of 86 to 78, the proposal has been accepted. The strike is over!!” the union, United Steelworkers Local 5114, said in a Facebook post Monday evening after votes were tallied electronically.
Salvation Army leaders in Maryland say a donor recently dropped thousands of dollars worth of jewelry into a red kettle.
But the manager of the Interstate Motor Co., the target of the thief, made a public plea for them to return $40,000 worth of insurance policies.
After the union representing close to 200 workers at the Lucky Friday mine voted against ratifying a tentative agreement with Hecla Mining Co., the company says it plans to bring the mine to full production by hiring more employees and contractors.
Members of the union representing close to 200 workers at the Lucky Friday Mine near Mullan, Idaho, have rejected a tentative agreement with Hecla Mining Co. that would have ended a 2
One advantage that the Inland Northwest brewing scene has compared to other places on the West Coast is that startup costs can be considerably lower than for similarly sized breweries in larger metro areas.