Stories tagged: business
Fri., Oct. 18, 2019, 3:20 p.m.
Idaho’s 2.9% seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged in September for the third consecutive month.
Fri., Oct. 18, 2019, 3:07 p.m.
A Google affiliate started using drones Friday to deliver customers’ Walgreens and FedEx purchases in a test being run in a Virginia town.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 18, 2019, 3:13 p.m.
The former Knight’s Diner, now under new ownership, is undergoing renovations to upgrade its kitchen and add a food prep area.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 18, 2019, 1:04 p.m.
Sanofi is voluntarily recalling heartburn medication Zantac in the United States and Canada over worries the medicine may be tainted with a compound that could cause cancer. The French pharma …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 18, 2019, 12:58 p.m.
FAA chief Steve Dickson on Friday demanded an explanation from Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg, including why the company delayed several months before telling FAA about the messages.
Fri., Oct. 18, 2019, 12:33 p.m.
Providence Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital recently completed a significant remodel of its third-floor general pediatrics unit to ensure quicker response to patient needs. The $1 million project, which began early …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 18, 2019, 1:06 p.m.
Johnson & Johnson is recalling a single lot of its baby powder as a precaution after testing found trace amounts of asbestos in one bottle bought online. The recall announced …
Fri., Oct. 18, 2019, 7:51 a.m.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday defended the social media platform’s refusal to take down content it considers newsworthy “even if it goes against our standards.” But while he promoted …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 17, 2019, 5:16 p.m.
The state Washington on Thursday fined three companies for their roles in a crane collapse that killed four people in Seattle in April, with officials calling it “totally avoidable,” and …
Thu., Oct. 17, 2019, noon
Johnson & Johnson has agreed to a $117 million multistate settlement over allegations it deceptively marketed its pelvic mesh products, which support women’s sagging pelvic organs.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 17, 2019, 11:37 a.m.
The voluntary step announced Thursday is the company’s latest concession as it tries to weather a political backlash blaming its flavored-nicotine products for hooking a generation of teenagers.
Thu., Oct. 17, 2019, 10:39 a.m.
Contract eetails were posted Thursday on the union website as factory level union officials met to decide if they’ll approve the deal.
Thu., Oct. 17, 2019, 10:33 a.m.
Leading health organizations recently released their first consensus recommendations about what young children should be drinking: only breast milk or, if necessary, infant formula until a baby is six months …
Thu., Oct. 17, 2019, 7:30 a.m.
FedEx officials confirm the company has filed a building permit for its new package sorting facility and world hub in Tennessee.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019, 3:34 p.m.
The Federal Communications Commission has approved the $26.5 billion combination of wireless carriers Sprint and T-Mobile on a 3-2 party-line vote.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019, 6:16 p.m.
Seattle-based Remitly, an online international money transfer company, is expanding to Spokane, with plans for a second Washington office in the Bennett Block building.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019, 6:31 p.m.
The state’s 4.6% unemployment rate in September remained unchanged from August, according to seasonally adjusted data from the Washington State Employment Security Department.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019, 6:45 p.m.
Amid calls from some Democrats to suspend President Donald Trump’s account, Twitter says world leaders’ accounts aren’t entirely above its policies and that it will enforce those policies on any …
Wed., Oct. 16, 2019, 10:53 a.m.
WASHINGTON – Retail sales dropped in September by the largest amount in seven months, possibly signaling that rising trade tensions and turbulent markets are having an impact on consumer spending. …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019, 6:52 p.m.
Bargainers for General Motors and the United Auto Workers have reached a tentative contract deal that could end a monthlong strike that brought the company’s U.S. factories to a standstill.
Tue., Oct. 15, 2019, 3:09 p.m.
AT&T and Northwest Broadcasting have reached a long-term agreement that ends a blackout of KAYU-TV Fox 28 on DirecTV.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019, 3:36 p.m.
HomeToGo factored in the cost of equipment rental, price of a one-day lift ticket, lunch and overnight accommodations at each resort for the 2019-2020 ski season.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019, 3:31 p.m.
Google unveiled the newest version of its flagship phone Tuesday, complete with features to help it compete with rivals including a more advanced camera, a faster artificial intelligence assistant and …
Tue., Oct. 15, 2019, 12:35 p.m.
For decades, travelers have stoically endured jet lag as an unavoidable menace on long journeys. Now, as airlines push for record-breaking non-stop flights halfway around the planet, efforts to counter …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019, 2:57 p.m.
Owner Merrilee Lindaman said she’s closing the South Hill restaurant Oct. 31 to pursue other activities, such as creating a website that will contain some of the 600 recipes she’s …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019, 2:11 p.m.
General Motors CEO Mary Barra joined negotiators at the bargaining table, an indication that a deal may be near to end a monthlong strike by the United Auto Workers union …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019, 10:12 a.m.
After Robin Beadle-Velazquez was laid off from Central Valley School District earlier this year amid budget cuts, she chose to embark on a new career path that involves vintage collectables …
Tue., Oct. 15, 2019
The Spokane Home Builders Association presented new-home construction awards last month at the 15th annual Fall Festival of Homes Industry.
Mon., Oct. 14, 2019, 5:01 p.m.
Facebook to move forward with its Libra digital currency project, despite several high-profile defections from the undertaking and pressure from U.S. politicians.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 14, 2019, 5:46 p.m.
With the strike by factory workers against General Motors in its 29th day, there are signs that negotiators may be moving toward an agreement.