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UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018

Idaho Secretary of State announces racing initiative has qualified for November ballot

Idaho Secretary of State Lawerence Denney announced Tuesday that the proposed initiative to authorize “historical horse racing” machines in Idaho has qualified for the November ballot.

Group says it has 360,000 signatures to put gun-safety measure on Washington’s November ballot

The Alliance for Gun Responsibility plans to turn in about 360,000 signatures this week to get its proposed firearms-safety initiative on Washington’s November election ballot, a spokesman said Monday.

UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 25, 2018

Michelle Obama to release memoir in November

Michelle Obama’s memoir, one of the most highly anticipated books in recent years, is coming out Nov. 13.

US employers posted fewer jobs in November for 2nd month

Employers posted fewer open jobs in November, the second straight month of decline after openings reached a record high in September.

U.S. construction spending hit record high in November

U.S. builders spent 0.8 percent more on construction projects in November, the fourth consecutive monthly gain.

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 27, 2017

U.S. pending home sales rose a slight 0.2 percent in November

WASHINGTON – Slightly more people signed contracts in November to buy homes – with pending sales rising just 0.2 percent as the housing market copes with a dwindling supply of …

U.S. new home sales skyrocket 17.5 percent in November

Americans stepped up their purchases of new homes at the fastest pace in more than 25 years in November, with sales skyrocketing 17.5 percent amid robust demand and a continued …

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 20, 2017

U.S. home sales climb 5.6 percent in November to 11-year high

Americans purchased homes at the fastest pace in nearly 11 years, as sales climbed 5.6 percent in November.

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 19, 2017

U.S. housing starts rose 3.3 percent in November

Construction of new homes increased 3.3 percent in November – with the gain largely coming from single-family houses being built at the strongest pace in more than a decade.

Retail sales jump in November on strong holiday sales

U.S. consumers went on a shopping binge last month as the holiday season began, leading to big gains among online retailers, electronics stores and furniture stores.

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 12, 2017

Spokane-area’s strong home-buying streak continues in November

Spokane-area home sales continued at a strong pace in November, benefiting from mild temperatures and the lack of significant snowfall. Strong demand for homes and inventory shortages will continue in …

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 8, 2017

U.S. employers add 228K jobs; unemployment rate stays 4.1 pct.

U.S. employers added a robust 228,000 jobs in November, a sign of the job market’s enduring strength in its ninth year of economic recovery.

U.S. service sector grows at slower rate in November

U.S. services companies expanded at a slower pace in November, an unsurprising downshift after having grown in October at the fastest rate in a dozen years.

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 1, 2017

Black Friday deals likely boosted US auto sales in November

Black Friday deals and strong consumer confidence could push auto sales higher in November despite waning demand for post-hurricane replacement vehicles.

U.S. factory growth slowed in November but still looks strong

American factories grew more slowly in November but still appear healthy.

U.S. homebuilder sentiment rises in November

U.S. homebuilders are feeling more optimistic this month, reflecting a recent rebound in sales of newly built homes.

Armageddon via imaginary planet has been pushed back – yet again – to November

You might think two consecutive misfires would quash the Nibiru theory. Instead, it’s simply transcended its erroneous author.

Cold weather coming by weekend

Wintry weather conditions are expected to move into the Inland Northwest this week under a northerly flow out of Canada.

Travel weather still looking good

Travel weather over the Thanksgiving holiday continues to be mostly favorable, although a pair of Pacific weather systems should bring precipitation today and Thanksgiving night.

Weather mostly favorable for travel

The Inland Northwest should be spared winter-like weather during most of the Thanksgiving holiday period, although fog could be a problem at mid-week, forecasters said this morning.

More rain and snow coming this weekend

Rain and snow across has eased across the Inland Northwest and forecasters are expecting a break in precipitation through Friday afternoon.

Heavy snow possible in northern Wash.

The National Weather Service today has issued a winter weather advisory and warning for Okanogan, Ferry, Stevens, Pend Oreille and far northern portions of Spokane counties.

Warm air arrives ahead of storm front

Mild temperatures at daybreak were coming from the warm sector of a broad Pacific storm system that is battering the West Coast this morning with wind, rain and snow in …

Warm front melts remaining snow

Mild weather has moved into the Inland Northwest this morning, replacing the cold and snowy conditions of the last several days.

Snow covers landscape

Snow covered higher elevations in Spokane and the surrounding region this afternoon, but forecasters said the storm that brought it is moving east tonight.

There could be snow as you’re reading this

A National Weather Service forecaster said Thursday the region’s first significant snow could fall this morning, but he didn’t expect accumulations to become a major traffic hazard. A fast-moving cold …

Friday morning snow may not stick to roads

National Weather Service forecaster this afternoon that the region’s first significant snowfall could strike Friday morning, but they don’t expect accumulations to become a major traffic hazard.

Rain possible today, snow coming Friday

A chance of rain in the lower elevations and snow in the mountains is being forecasted for today.

Forecasters see possibility of snow later in week

Cooler weather is opening the possibility of snowfall in lower elevations of the Inland Northwest on Thursday and Saturday mornings, a forecaster said Monday.

Wind advisory dropped

The National Weather Service has cancelled a wind advisory for the Spokane and Coeur d’Alene areas as well as the Columbia Basin and Palouse regions that had been issued this …