Stories tagged: retirement
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019, 7:56 p.m.
‘If you relax, they can feel you relax’: In retirement, public lands manager cuddles, cares for babies
After a decades-long career working for the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, Stephanie Snook has changed gears, but not pace, and volunteers cuddling babies in the NICU at Kootenai Health …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 8, 2019, 7:17 p.m.
The 30-year-old Sacre announced his retirement recently, surprising many in Japan because he was at the top of his game, but not those who know what means the most to …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 5, 2019, noon
Another Texas Republican congressman announced his retirement Monday as the party’s mounting departures made it increasingly unlikely it will be able to regain the House majority in next year’s elections.
Sun., July 14, 2019
Where you go to hang your hat in retirement is a massive life decision. The perfect location may vary by person, but most at the end of a long career …
UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019, 6:06 p.m.
The House overwhelmingly approved a bill Thursday to promote retirement security by making it easier for small businesses and other companies to offer retirement plans.
UPDATED: Thu., March 21, 2019, 5:41 p.m.
If there were any justice in the world, Ichiro would have beaten out the slow roller to shortstop in the eighth inning of Thursday’s game against the Oakland A’s in …
Tue., March 5, 2019, 5 a.m.
Rich Hartzell is retiring as director of the Spokane County Interstate Fair after a successful year that drew more than 200,000 attendees.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 20, 2018, 6:22 p.m.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis abruptly said he was resigning Thursday, a day after President Donald Trump overruled his advice against pulling troops out of Syria and pressed forward on discussions …
Thu., Nov. 15, 2018, 6 a.m.
For 43 years, Spokane Fire Department Capt. Greg Borg, 68, has answered the call –actually thousands of calls.
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 2:45 p.m.
For the first time in nearly 49 years, Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch just won’t be the same: Lifelong puppeteer Caroll Spinney has announced his retirement.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 22, 2018, 5:09 p.m.
Graduates of Deaconess Hospital’s nursing school gather one last time to remember bygone era of medical education
Though the school shuttered in 1980, many of its graduates remain in the health care field. Dozens showed up Saturday at the hospital one last time to say farewell to …
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018
Older workers get wiser: More Americans are delaying retirement, but finding jobs later in life isn’t so easy
A growing share of baby boomers is opting to work well into what traditionally would be their retirement years, but the challenges of remaining employed or re-entering the workforce at …
Sun., Aug. 19, 2018
The jobless rate for workers 55 and older is just 3.1 percent, according to AARP’s calculation of government jobs data last month. That’s even lower than the 3.9 percent for …
Mon., Aug. 6, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
As he looks back over what he’s accomplished in two-and-a-half decades as a judge, Idaho Court of Appeals Judge Sergio Gutierrez is modest.
Tue., July 24, 2018, 2:28 p.m.
Darrelle Revis officially shut down his often-dominant playing career by signing one final contract. The seven-time Pro Bowl cornerback who routinely frustrated opposing receivers with his blanket-like coverage officially retired …
Fri., July 20, 2018, 5:35 p.m.
Can you be too frugal as you’re nearing or actually in retirement? Uncertain about a splurge? Experts say that’s actually pretty common, because people who apply sound fiscal habits for …
UPDATED: Wed., June 27, 2018, 5:12 p.m.
The retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy will leave a hole in the center of the Supreme Court.
UPDATED: Wed., June 27, 2018, 12:43 p.m.
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement Wednesday, giving President Donald Trump the chance to cement conservative control of the high court.
UPDATED: Wed., May 2, 2018, 3:30 p.m.
President Donald Trump on Wednesday hired a veteran attorney who represented Bill Clinton during his impeachment process as the White House shifted to a more aggressive approach to the Russia …
Wed., March 21, 2018, 8:20 a.m.
Myanmar’s president, a close friend of leader Aung San Suu Kyi, said Wednesday that he was retiring, a move that puts a representative of the country’s already powerful military at …
Thu., March 15, 2018, 1:19 p.m.
Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe on Thursday is expected to make a final pitch to the Justice Department about why he should not be fired just 72 hours before …
UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018, 8:49 a.m.
Hundreds of teachers in central Kentucky have rallied in front of public schools to protest proposed cuts to their retirement benefits in what could be a precursor to a statewide …
UPDATED: Wed., March 7, 2018, 2:46 p.m.
After more than 27 years of working with Lutheran Community Services Northwest in Spokane, and a total of 47 years in social services, Dennis McGaughy is retiring as of March …
UPDATED: Tue., March 6, 2018, 12:18 p.m.
Gary Pollard’s service predates the neighborhood council charter. It has to – he helped write it. After 20 years as the Riverside Neighborhood Council Chair, though, he is ready to …
Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, 3:56 p.m.
A plunge in stock prices always stings, but this recent one dug deeper because more Americans are participating in the market, particularly those who are older.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 5, 2018, 9:39 p.m.
Legendary singer played his first and likely only solo show in Spokane last summer, to an enthusiastic crowd at Spokane Arena
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 4:46 p.m.
The Trump administration is losing its top career diplomat in a heavy blow to the State Department amid numerous international crises.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 1:49 p.m.
Americans’ retirement savings are in the best shape they’ve been in more than a decade.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 4:19 p.m.
Rep. Trey Gowdy, a powerful GOP watchdog who built his name leading the investigation into the 2012 attacks against Americans in Benghazi, Libya, has become the latest prominent Republican to …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 29, 2018, 3:13 p.m.
Facing political headwinds, House Appropriations Committee Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen announced Monday that he will not seek re-election and will retire at the end of his term. He joins a lengthy …