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S-R seeks nominations of outstanding women of the Inland Northwest

Sister Paula Turnbull thrilled generations of local children – and made a lasting case for conservation – with her garbage-eating goat sculpture in Riverfront Park. May Arkwright Hutton helped fight …


UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 9, 2020

S-R seeks nominations of outstanding women of the Inland Northwest

Sister Paula Turnbull thrilled generations of local children – and made a lasting case for conservation – with her garbage-eating goat sculpture in Riverfront Park. May Arkwright Hutton helped fight …


UPDATED: Sun., March 8, 2020

Oregon wins Pac-12 championship 89-56 over Stanford

Sabrina Ionescu had 20 points, 12 assists and eight rebounds to lead No. 3 Oregon to an 89-56 victory over No. 7 Stanford in the women’s Pac 12 tournament title …


Inaugural Women Helping Women Week aims to bring attention to issues women face in Spokane

The runners captured midstride in Riverfront Park’s iconic work of public art will look a little different after Tuesday morning.


UPDATED: Thu., March 5, 2020

A promising 2020 presidential campaign for women falls short

This year’s presidential campaign looked very promising for women candidates


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 9, 2020

Top 25 roundup: No. 6 Baylor ends top-ranked UConn’s 98-game home winning streak

Tea Cooper scored 27 points and No. 6 Baylor used a dominant fourth quarter to beat top-ranked UConn 74-58 on Thursday night, ending the Huskies’ 98-game home winning streak


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 9, 2020

Tamika Catchings, Lauren Jackson finalists for women’s hoops Hall of Fame

Tamika Catchings and Lauren Jackson headline the list of 12 finalists for the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 12, 2019

Microsoft makes small strides in hiring women and minorities

Microsoft released a report that showed the company has hired more women and minorities, but highlighted persistent diversity challenges facing the world’s largest software maker.


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 21, 2019

Can hormone stabilization keep suicidal thoughts at bay for women?

Alyse Ruriani, 24, is living in recovery from the depression and suicidal thoughts that plagued her teenage years. But every month she knows there’s a possibility some symptoms could return …


UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019

New clues on why women’s Alzheimer’s risk differs from men’s

New research gives some biological clues to why women may be more likely than men to develop Alzheimer’s disease and how this most common form of dementia varies by gender.


UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019

Sex tech in, skimpy outfits out as CES seeks diversity

CES is cracking down on its dress code, introducing more sessions focused on women and minorities and creating a new “sex tech” category after a debacle over a robotic personal …


Leonard Pitts Jr.: Opening up to women’s stories

While perusing the list of books I’ve read, I made a discovery that startled me: there were almost no women on it.


UPDATED: Fri., June 21, 2019

New drug to boost women’s sex drive approved in U.S.

U.S. women will soon have another drug option designed to boost low sex drive: a shot they can give themselves in the thigh or abdomen that raises sexual interest for …


Biden defends his behavior with women

Former Vice President Joe Biden says he doesn’t believe he ever acted inappropriately toward women but will “listen respectfully” to suggestions he did


UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019

Women’s national soccer team players sue for equal pay

Players for the U.S. women’s national soccer team have filed a federal gender discrimination lawsuit seeking pay equal to that of their male counterparts.


Does that medicine work for women? Why signing up for a medical study could be your next feminist move

Women’s participation in medical research studies continues to lag, creating a scientific data gap that has an impact on development of new medicines and treatment protocols, as well as accurate …


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 6, 2019

Finding her range: Gonzaga’s Katie Campbell has settled into do-it-all role on, off the court

When you’re among the best long-range shooters in college basketball, expectations can get a bit surreal.


In Texas, 17 new judges bring ‘Black Girl Magic’ to courthouses

On Tuesday, the newly elected judiciary for Harris County was sworn in, including the 17 women who were part of the “Black Girl Magic” campaign.


Women get board seats mostly when it’s required by law

A new study by Egon Zehnder points out that among countries that average three or more women on large company boards – thought to be the threshold at which diversity …


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 18, 2018

Portrait exhibit casts light on women’s underrecognized military service

In the past decade, Stacy Pearsall has taken portraits of about 7,500 veterans in 29 states, a sprawling, ongoing undertaking called the Veterans Portrait Project.


Microsoft reports modest increases in workforce diversity

Microsoft showed a small increase in the proportion of women in its employee ranks, rising 1.1 percentage points to 26.6 percent, from 25.5 percent last year.


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 8, 2018

Montanan first woman to enter House – and she did it on horseback

So many women roared to victories in Tuesday’s elections that a record of more than 100 are slated to be in the U.S. House when it convenes in early 2019. …


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018

Google employees walk out to protest treatment of women

Carrying signs with messages such as “Don’t be evil,” several hundred Google employees around the world briefly walked off the job Thursday in a protest against what they said is …


After men’s razors, Harry’s launches shaving brand for women

Harry’s has carved out a niche selling men shaving razors direct to their doors, elbowing in on an industry long dominated by names like Gillette and Schick.


New leadership for NORML Women of Washington

Chrissy Knox has a new hat to wear.


California becomes first state to require a woman on corporate boards

Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday signed a bill making California the first state to require public companies to have at least one woman on their board of directors to advance …


UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 30, 2018

California is first state to require women on corporate boards

California has become the first state to require publicly traded companies to include women on their boards of directors, according to a law signed Sunday by Gov. Jerry Brown.


UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 30, 2018

Gov. candidate Jordan expects ‘women will be attacked’ by restrictive policies if Kavanaugh is confirmed

Idaho Democratic gubernatorial candidate Paulette Jordan said Friday she is worried about the state’s protections for women and minorities, especially if Judge Brett Kavanaugh is confirmed to the U.S. Supreme …


Author Elizabeth Gilbert gives an eloquent empowering speech at NAWBO conference

Eat, pray, love are the words many women associate with Elizabeth Gilbert, best-selling author of the book with the same name. But Gilbert had three different words for more than …


Many women line up in support of Kavanaugh pick

As the Senate is divided on President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court pick, so too are women across the country.