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Maybe it's the weather, increasingly shorter days, the moon cycles or frustrations about being holed up because of COVID-19. But there's a lot of cranky people out there and some of them have my phone number.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – With coronavirus cases running rampant in the Dakotas and elected leaders refusing to forcefully intervene, the burden of pushing people to take the virus seriously has increasingly been put on the families of those who have died.
BOISE — The U.S. coronavirus caseload has reached record heights with more than 83,000 infections reported in a single day, the latest ominous sign of the disease’s grip on the nation, as states from Connecticut to the Rocky Mountain West reel under the surge.
As the Trump administration pushes full steam ahead to force schools to resume in-person education, public health experts warn that a one-size-fits-all reopening could drive infection and death rates even higher.
In April, there was a 300% increase in commercial burglaries in Spokane County over the year prior. The next month there were only 12% more than the year prior, a significant change that Lt. Jay McNall attributes to the property crime task force created at the end of April.
U.S. productivity rebounded in the final three months of last year, helping to boost productivity growth for the year to the best showing in nearly a decade.
The number of people apprehended along the U.S. border with Canada is continuing to climb, according to newly released statistics from U.S. Customs and Border Protection which shows a 42 percent increase. The Spokane sector’s statistics are even more pronounced: Illegal crossings increased 66 percent from 2017 to 2018.
Idaho’s unemployment rate was 3.2 percent for 2017, a slight revision from earlier estimates of 3.1 percent.
Newly-released statistics show taxpayers paid more than $342,000 to settle workplace discrimination disputes at House lawmakers’ offices between 2008 and 2012, including nearly $175,000 for eight settlements related to sexual harassment and sex discrimination accusations.
The largest two categories of America’s fastest-growing jobs offer some of the country’s lowest wages and weakest benefits.
According to May data from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, one pound of ground beef cost averaged $3.56, down 68 cents from the 2015 peak of $4.24, making it the cheapest since 2014.
WASHINGTON – Mick Mulvaney, President Donald Trump’s budget director, accused the Obama administration on Sunday of doctoring federal data to minimize the number of Americans out of work.
Washington has a bigger wage gap between women’s and men’s earnings than surrounding states. The state’s tech sector is partly to blame for the disparity.
The Spokane Police Department, Spokane County Sheriff’s Office and Spokane Valley Police Department all have switched over to a new method of reporting crime statistics that will give more in-depth and specific information about trends in crime.
Food prices are falling, but how is that translating to your grocery bill?
Crime fell in nearly every city in Spokane County in 2015, according to new FBI crime statistics, bucking a national trend showing increased murder rates in many large American cities.
New page on secretary of state's website is a gold mine for people who like to mine political numbers.
The Washington Secretary of State's office has created a website with a bonanza of election statistics.
Spokane’s unemployment rate was down and the number of jobs was up in May, the state reports. Among the bright spots is an increase in jobs held by workers in their early to mid 20s.
The problem of students habitually missing school varies widely from state to state, with about one-third of students in the nation’s capital absent 15 days or more in a single school year, according to an Associated Press analysis of government statistics.