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The U.S. Department of Treasury awarded a $650,000 grant to SNAP Financial Access to support Spokane-area businesses.
The nonprofit association SNAP was recently awarded a grant to provide new services and workshops for businesses impacted by COVID-19.
As the coronavirus torched the local and national economy, the city of Spokane and Avista teamed up this spring to help residents who are struggling to pay utility bills.
With more families suffering financial hardship because of the COVID-19 pandemic, educators throughout Spokane County are raising money to help residents with their power bills.
As the economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic ripple through Spokane households, local businesses and organizations are joining forces in an effort to help them pay their utility bills.
Sometimes the most difficult part of solving a problem is simply asking for help.
Charlene Anderson knows exactly what she wants – to own an mixed martial arts and weightlifting gym for women.
Edith McNinch never let age be a limit. When she was 52, she started a 21-year career as a kindergarten teacher. Now 91, she’s often much older than most of the residents she serves as a volunteer advocate at an assisted-living facility in Colville.
Mango season may be months away, but if you live in South Florida, your trees may have recently been ripe for the picking – of iguanas.
Snap Fitness opened Monday at 11205 E. Dishman Mica Road. The fitness club relocated to the new space from a previous location near 32nd Avenue and Pines Road.
Under the partnership, SNAP’s Ride to Health drivers – who are trained community health workers that transport clients to medical appointments – will carry glucose gel necklaces in the organization’s vans to treat minor, moderate and severe low blood sugar in passengers.
2019 is likely to go down in the books as the warmest year on record in Alaska. Anchorage hit 90 degrees for the first time on record. It also measured its highest humidity. Arctic permafrost and sea ice are melting at alarming rates. The North Slope’s landscape is changing before inhabitants’ eyes. But to round out 2019, the weather will take an auspiciously timed abrupt turn - switching gears from record highs to extreme cold.
The Trump administration is tightening work requirements for the federal food assistance program in a move that will slash benefits for hundreds of thousands of people.
“If it’s approved, it will impact our students,” said Kim Elkins, director of nutrition services at the Mead school district, where about 1,100 students will be directly affected.
Minnesota-based Snap Fitness will be the newest tenant in the Ponderosa Village development in Spokane Valley.
A division of Montana-based Glacier Bancorp., Mountain West made what’s called an “equity-equivalent” investment in SNAP Financial Access, which offers classes, workshops and loan programs for low-income households and businesses from its office at 500 S. Stone St. in the East Central Community Center.
Minnesota-based Snap Fitness will be the newest tenant in the Ponderosa Village development in Spokane Valley. Ponderosa Village developers filed an application with the city to remodel tenant space into a fitness area with an office, restrooms and storage.
The Trump administration announced Monday that it is moving ahead with one of its most aggressive steps to restrict legal immigration, denying green cards to many immigrants who use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers or other forms of public assistance.
About 3.1 million people would lose food stamp benefits under the Trump administration’s proposal to tighten automatic eligibility requirements for the food stamp program.
The Supreme Court sided with businesses and the U.S. government Monday in a ruling about the public’s access to information, telling a South Dakota newspaper it can’t get the data it was seeking.