Stories tagged: october
Sun., Oct. 7, 2018, 2:01 p.m.
In a weekend of perfect counterprogramming for Hollywood, the comic-book movie “Venom” shrugged off bad reviews to shatter the October box-office record with an $80 million debut, while Bradley Cooper’s …
Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, 8:15 a.m.
U.S. employers posted slightly fewer job openings in October than the previous month, but the number of people being hired improved.
Thu., Dec. 7, 2017, 12:18 p.m.
American consumers increased their borrowing by $20.5 billion in October. It was the biggest gain in 11 months and reflected strong increases in the use of credit cards and in …
Fri., Dec. 1, 2017, 7:25 a.m.
U.S. construction spending surged 1.4 percent in October, the best gain in five months, with all major categories of building posting gains.
Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 9:28 a.m.
Consumers boosted their spending a solid 0.3 percent in October, while their incomes grew 0.4 percent. Both were healthy gains indicating the all-important holiday shopping season was getting off to …
Wed., Nov. 29, 2017, 8:38 a.m.
More people signed contracts in October to buy homes, ending three straight months of declines.
Tue., Nov. 28, 2017, 1:31 p.m.
The Conference Board said Tuesday that its consumer confidence index for the U.S. hit 129.5 this month, up from 126.2 in October and highest since November 2000.
Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 9:56 a.m.
Americans bought new homes in October at the fastest pace in a decade – a 6.2 percent monthly increase that reflects both the underlying strength of the economy and the …
Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 9:12 a.m.
Montana’s unemployment rate remained at 3.9 percent in October, maintaining the level it has been for most of this year.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 7:49 p.m.
Construction of new homes climbed 13.7 percent in October, the biggest jump in a year as builders broke ground on more apartments and single-family houses.
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 10:29 a.m.
U.S. consumer prices edged up a slight 0.1 percent in October, the smallest gain in three months as energy prices retreated.
Mon., Nov. 13, 2017, 11:52 a.m.
The federal government began its new budget year with an October deficit of $63.2 billion, up sharply from a year ago.
Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 12:16 p.m.
Fueled by increased demand from rental car companies, strong truck and SUV sales, and recovery from hurricanes in Florida and Texas, U.S. monthly auto sales appear to have posted a …
Fri., May 5, 2017, 4:15 p.m.
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is scheduled for trial in October on charges that he endangered comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan, according to a new timetable set Friday …
Mon., Oct. 17, 2016, 11:37 a.m.
October is barely past the halfway point and already Spokane has seen one of the rainiest Octobers on record
Wed., Oct. 12, 2016, 3:24 p.m.
Remember the first two days of October? Brilliantly sunny and warm, with fiery-colored leaves on trees. Suddenly, a switch got flipped, bringing episodes of rain and a chilly wind that …
Mon., July 11, 2016, 11:09 a.m.
NEW YORK – Starbucks is boosting the base pay of all employees and store managers at U.S. company-run stores by 5 percent or more. In a letter sent to workers …
Thu., Oct. 29, 2009, 8:25 a.m.
National Weather Service forecasters are sticking with a prediction of snow today as a warm front off of the Pacific Ocean glides over colder air at ground level.
Wed., Oct. 28, 2009, noon
A crisp cold morning today is setting the stage for wintry conditions when the next in a series of Pacific storms moves into the region on Thursday.
Tue., Oct. 27, 2009, 7:27 a.m.
The chance of rain or snow showers today appears slim, but a greater chance of wintry weather arrives on Thursday with the next Pacific storm system, forecasters said this morning.
Fri., Oct. 23, 2009, 7:25 a.m.
Moderate rainfall today is creating traffic hazards as storm drains, partly blocked by fall foliage in some cases, are having trouble keeping up with all the water.
Thu., Oct. 22, 2009, 7:29 a.m.
Cloudy and cool weather today will follow Wednesday’s rainfall, but forecasters are predicting more rain on Friday and again later on Sunday.
Wed., Oct. 21, 2009, 7:21 a.m.
Light rain is reaching Spokane area and should continue into the evening as a Pacific frontal system brings the next in a series of rainstorms to the Inland Northwest.
Tue., Oct. 20, 2009, 7:21 a.m.
A dense fog advisory was issued this morning by the National Weather Service for reduced visibilities on the higher bench and plateau elevations of the Inland Northwest.