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UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 24, 2020

Police: 2 dead after warehouse explosion shakes Houston

Two people died after a massive explosion Friday leveled a warehouse in Houston, damaging nearby buildings and homes and rousing frightened people from their sleep miles away, authorities said.

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 30, 2019

As robots take over warehousing, workers pushed to adapt

Doing your job side-by-side with robots isn’t easy. According to their makers, the machines should take on the most mundane and physically strenuous tasks. In reality, they’re also creating new …

Then and Now: Jensen-Byrd warehouse on Main Avenue

The Jensen-Byrd warehouse on Main Avenue was first built as a storage facility for the Marshall-Wells Company in 1909. Today, it’s part of the WSU campus in the University District.

Then and Now: Velox Naval Supply Depot

The Velox Naval Supply Depot got its name from a famous racehorse in the 1890s, Harry Velox. Now the 530-acre property, near Sullivan Road and Trent Avenue, is a business …

100 years ago in Spokane: Teamsters, chauffeurs call end to strike

The strike of 500 Spokane teamsters and chauffeurs is off. An agreement to end the week-old strike means the men will return to work the next day.

Amazon warehouse workers say the company is quietly doling out small raises, fighting back against the image of poor working conditions at its warehouses, has been calling workers around the country into “all-hands” meetings in the past week where they’ve been …

Conceptual plans filed with Spokane County for Amazon-like warehouse near the airport

An unnamed company has submitted conceptual plans for a huge warehouse near the Spokane International Airport. An Amazon spokeswoman declined to comment Thursday on whether the e-commerce giant was checking …

New warehouse at Playfair park

Another warehouse is coming to Playfair Commerce Park, according to city permit records.

UPDATED: Tue., June 6, 2017

WSU ends talks with firm developing plans for historic Jensen-Byrd building

Washington State University has stopped negotiations with the company given the green light to redevelop the historic Jensen-Byrd building near the downtown Spokane Riverpoint campus and will instead start over …

Fire at Oakland dance party kills at least 9 people

Fire tore through an Oakland warehouse converted into artist studios during a late night dance party, killing at least nine people, and officials said Saturday that the death toll could …

Fire sweeps through Russian warehouse, killing 17 workers

A fire swept through a Moscow printing plant warehouse on Saturday, killing 17 migrant workers from Kyrgyzstan, Russia’s emergency services said. A representative of the Kyrgyz community said the victims …

Keystone Automotive to open warehouse on West Plains

A multinational corporation that specializes in aftermarket and specialty auto parts will open a distribution center on the West Plains. Keystone Automotive Corp., a subsidiary of LKQ Corp., will build …