Stories tagged: training
Tue., Aug. 6, 2019
The Washington Chapter of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers is hosting a free bear spray training course on Aug. 21 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
UPDATED: Thu., July 11, 2019
Amazon will provide technical training to about one-third of its U.S. workforce, both to address the need for more skilled workers and to better compete against rivals.
UPDATED: Wed., April 3, 2019
Spokane has been chosen as one of five proving grounds nationally for an initiative intended to blend focus on training and recruiting employees with efforts to promote businesses and attract …
Mon., Nov. 5, 2018
A soldier was killed Sunday in a local training incident, Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s 7th Infantry Division confirmed Monday.
Fri., Sept. 28, 2018
A company called Compass Career Solutions had its contract with the state to provide job training and coaching for clients with disabilities terminated in August, after state officials said workers …
UPDATED: Mon., July 2, 2018
Starbucks’ ‘full-scale racial equity overhaul’ will take more than an afternoon, outside review says
In a report published Monday, Heather McGhee, distinguished senior fellow of the public policy organization Demos, and Sherrilyn Ifill, president and director-council of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, …
UPDATED: Wed., May 30, 2018
A lesson in how to help others: Moscow Police Department provides McDonald Elementary fifth-grade students first aid training
Moscow Police Department’s hosted a daylong first aid training session with elementary school students.
Wed., May 30, 2018
Starbucks shut its roughly 8,000 company-owned stores for the closed-door training, but it let a few reporters interview some senior managers, including Ruffin, after they went through the four-hour session …
UPDATED: Tue., May 29, 2018
Starbucks, mocked three years ago for suggesting employees discuss racial issues with customers, asked workers Tuesday to talk about race with each other.
UPDATED: Mon., May 28, 2018
Starbucks, trying to put to rest an outcry over the arrest of two black men at one of its stores, is closing more than 8,000 stores for an afternoon of …
UPDATED: Mon., April 16, 2018
Starbucks wants to add training for store managers on “unconscious bias,” CEO Kevin Johnson said Monday, as activists held more protests at a Philadelphia store where two black men were …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 3, 2018
One day after the Kentucky House speaker temporarily ceded power in the aftermath of a secret sexual harassment settlement, he and his colleagues are headed off to mandatory training aimed …
Sun., Nov. 26, 2017
MISSOULA – Fear smells different than apathy. Just ask your dog. It knows.
Sun., Nov. 5, 2017
The House Democratic leader hopes Congress will move quickly to pass legislation requiring lawmakers and their staff to complete training to prevent sexual harassment.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017
President Donald Trump’s commission on the opioid crisis is calling for more drug courts, more training for doctors and penalties for insurers that dodge covering addiction treatment.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017
U.S. Navy leaders are recommending a sweeping list of changes in sailor training, crew requirements and safety procedures to address systemic problems across the Pacific fleet that led to two …
Mon., Aug. 21, 2017
To push the boundaries of artificial intelligence further, one of the world’s most renowned researchers in the field says many more humans need to get involved. So his focus now …
UPDATED: Tue., July 11, 2017
As a finalist for the prestigious Sergeant Audie Murphy Award, there isn’t much that fazes Sgt.1st Class Kara Wait. A former combat medic who served in Iraq, Wait is ready …
Mon., July 3, 2017
Yoga teachers can go several routes: Work for themselves, work for a studio, or be a freelancer.
UPDATED: Tue., May 30, 2017
One Mississippi National Guard member was killed and three others were injured during a training exercise in the California desert.
Sat., May 27, 2017
It’s a common enough scene: Officers on-site, responding to allegations of a crime; the public milling about, curious and uncertain. An officer approaches, poses direct questions: What did you see? …
Tue., May 23, 2017
“Alright, who’s been drinking tonight?” Lewiston police Officer Rob Massey stood in the living room of a well-kempt ranch home surrounded by a forest. A group of teenagers sat on …
UPDATED: Thu., April 27, 2017
U.S. Coast Guard medics have stopped using military contractors who intentionally injure sedated animals so that medics can practice treating combat wounds.
Mon., April 17, 2017
Most endurance runners are well acquainted with the idea of a gradual ramp-up of speed and distance over several months. But how about all the other stuff that isn’t necessarily …
Sat., April 15, 2017
Funding these initiatives, in the capital and operating budgets, can make a tremendous difference for kids and adults.
UPDATED: Mon., April 10, 2017
The Navy will not pursue criminal charges in the drowning of a sailor who was repeatedly pushed underwater by an instructor during Navy SEAL basic training in California, authorities said …
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017
The Tacoma Fire Department has revised their hiring practices in the wake of a News Tribune story about a firefighter who died of a drug overdose last summer after showing …
Fri., Dec. 9, 2016
Two weeks ago Rebel was just an average Dutch Shepherd and Chewelah police Officer Matt Miller was just your average patrol cop, but now Rebel strains at the leash and …
Sun., Nov. 13, 2016
The U.S. Navy has finalized a plan to expand sonar testing and other warfare training off the coasts of Washington, Oregon and northern California.
Wed., July 6, 2016
A Southern California medical examiner says a Navy SEAL trainee was repeatedly dunked by an instructor in his first week of basic training and has ruled his death a homicide.