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Give us some credit: Spokane ranks third in the nation for rising credit scores in 2019

More than 53% of residents raised their credit scores in 2019, placing Spokane third out of 100 cities with the largest increase in scores nationwide, according to a recent report …

Choosing to own: Low rates, down payments mean first-time homebuyers have options

Kieley Fox had had enough of cycling through rentals and living with her parents. The 41-year-old single mother found out she was pre-approved for a line of credit that enabled …

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 12, 2018, 6:08 p.m.

WestCoast Entertainment president to retire after 40 years

After a career in live entertainment spanning more than 40 years, Jack Lucas, president of Spokane-based WestCoast Entertainment, announced he’s retiring in January.

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 9, 2018, 3:23 p.m.

State’s largest solar farm nearing production

Washington’s largest solar farm will begin commercial production next month, helping a Spokane Valley manufacturer 85 miles to the east move to all renewable energy.

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 8, 2018, 10:55 p.m.

Man suspected of smashing downtown Spokane charity heart with stick has bail set at $20,000

A man suspected of smashing at least one public art sculpture with a stick in downtown Spokane had bond set at $20,000 Thursday.

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 9:40 p.m.

Police arrest man suspected of smashing third heart sculpture

Police arrested a man Wednesday suspected of smashing a third heart sculpture in downtown Spokane, part of an art project meant to raise money for charity.

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018, 6:03 p.m.

Spokane is heartbroken after vandal knocks over pair of fiberglass sculptures meant to raise funds for charity

While millions across the nation were stirred awake on Election Day ready to partake in civic engagement, Spokane instead woke up to a broken heart. Two, in fact.

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 9:05 a.m.

Downtown Spokane heart sculptures to raise funds for Ronald McDonald House

The Ronald McDonald House has partnered with STCU to install painted hearts throughout downtown to raise money for the charity.

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 29, 2018, 5:18 p.m.

New STCU location to focus on homebuyers, mortgage loans

Spokane Teachers Credit Union is expanding in Spokane Valley with the opening of its first stand-alone center to serve growing consumer demand for home loans.

STCU seeks school supply donations for students in K-8 grades through Aug. 10

School will be starting up again before you know it and STCU is helping local students prepare by hosting a school supply drive through Aug. 10.

STCU awards grants to students offering help

STCU has announced the winners of its annual Hundred Dollar Project that encourages teens to “start a movement, launch an innovation, brighten a life or change the world.”

STCU names Spokane native Ezra Eckhardt as its next president

Spokane native Ezra Eckhardt has been chosen as STCU’s next president and CEO.

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 11:15 p.m.

United Way starts fund for Freeman community in aftermath of shooting

The United Way of Spokane County is raising money to assist the Freeman High School community in the aftermath of Wednesday’s school shooting. The organization was contacted by local businesses …

UPDATED: Wed., May 17, 2017, 4:03 p.m.

Seven teachers will be honored for Lilac Festival

Seven Spokane area teachers are being honored today as part of the annual Lilac Festival

Willamette Valley Bank opens home loan center in downtown Spokane

A Willamette Valley Bank home loan center has opened in downtown Spokane, as the financial institution’s first entry into the Eastern Washington market.

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 10:29 p.m.

New effort in Spokane County aims to help workers finish higher education

Across Spokane County, about 86,000 working adults have some college credits, but no degree or professional certificate. Business leaders and educators have launched an initiative called “Greater Minds” to help …

Education Notebook: STCU awards grants of $250 to classroom staff

Also this week: Windsong wins $5,000 grant for its Japanese language program.

The Dirt: STCU growth spurt includes branch in Airway Heights

STCU credit union announces a new branch in Airway Heights.

STCU robber confesses to two other bank jobs, faces new charges

Jeremy D. John has confessed to robbing a Chase Bank branch and trying to rob a Banner Bank branch, as well as to robbing an STCU branch in Spokane Valley.

STCU robbery suspect released from hospital; booked into jail

A man who was shot multiple times while allegedly trying to rob a Spokane Valley credit union was released from the hospital and booked into jail over the weekend.

STCU robbery suspect implicated in previous bank robbery

Police are investigating the possibility that the injured suspect from last week’s robbery at a Spokane Valley credit union also was involved in a bank robbery three weeks ago in …

Suspect in Spokane Valley credit union robbery is arrested; was apparently shot

An armed robbery suspect who was shot by a bystander last week at the STCU Spokane Valley branch was arrested Tuesday night at a nearby hotel, the Spokane County Sheriff’s …

Security images show blood on robbery suspect’s sweatshirt

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office has released images from security footage that clearly show a robbery suspect holding a gun Thursday at STCU’s South Valley branch.

UPDATED: Thu., June 30, 2016, 6:30 p.m.

Bank robbery attempt ends in gunfire at Spokane Valley STCU branch, suspect reportedly wounded

Deputies are searching for the suspect, who may have been shot during the robbery attempt and fled on foot.

Fresh Sheet: Cracker Barrel is hiring in Coeur d’Alene

Fresh Sheet offer this week’s round-up of food-related tidbits.

The Dirt: STCU plans Latah Valley branch

Spokane Teachers Credit Union said it will start construction for a new branch at the Latah Creek Plaza late this year. STCU plans to open its Qualchan branch, at 4233 …

Trentwood principal earn luck of the Irish, ride in annual parade

Ted Epperson had no idea what was in store for him when he showed up at work Friday. Epperson is the principal at Trentwood Elementary School, and he knew there …

Credit cards get tech upgrade

Banks and credit unions across the region are making the switch from magnetic swipe cards to the cards of the future – the safer kind with a microchip built in. …

National Geographic Live coming to Spokane

Spokane has been selected to be one of 15 U.S. cities to host the National Geographic Live series. The series, which brings scientists, photographers, filmmakers and explorers to town to …

Students serve community through STCU project

When Dishman Hills High School student Andru Maughan hand delivered a bag of storybooks and stuffed animals to a patient in Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital, he knew from the smile …