Latest Spokane Stories

2008-08-11 03:00:32

By Gustafson, Jeanne Commercial Creamery Co. hopes to take advantage of a stagnant economy that it believes will cause people to stay home and snack rather than dine out.

2008-08-06 18:00:26

SPOKANE, WA, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Minera Andes Inc. (TSX: MAI and US OTC: MNEAF) is pleased to announce that Mr. Rob McEwen, chairman and CEO of U.S. Gold (TSX and AMEX: UXG) will join the board of Minera Andes along with two other independent mining industry executives. Mr.

2008-08-06 12:00:26

By Jonathan Brunt, The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Wash. Aug. 6--County leaders on Tuesday delayed a decision on the possible purchase of the downtown YMCA. City Park Board members have requested that the county buy the YMCA using property taxes collected through the Conservation Futures program.

2008-08-04 03:00:21

By Proffitt, Emily URM Stores Inc., the Spokane-based grocery distribution cooperative, says it's considering a big expansion of its warehouse and distribution center to handle strong growth and to meet increasing demand for frozen and perishable goods.

2008-08-03 12:00:00

By Taryn Hecker, The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Wash. Aug. 3--It's not much to look at. Much of what remains near the mine where forest ranger Edward Pulaski and 45 men holed up during the Great Fire of 1910 could be described as junk -- not even worthy of display in a museum.

2008-08-03 12:00:00

By Jim Kershner, The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Wash. Aug. 3--Everybody's talking about "stay-cations" -- well, the Festival at Sandpoint may be the classic Inland Northwest stay-cation.

2008-07-31 12:00:00

By Meghann M. Cuniff, The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Wash. Jul. 31--As a firefighting helicopter dumped water from nearby Trask Pond, Jan Carney surveyed the land behind her home north of Blanchard, Idaho. "It's a happy ending," she said.

2008-07-29 12:01:17

By Parker Howell, The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Wash. Jul. 29--Panhandle Avista customers would pay more on their monthly electricity bills -- about $3.43 for the average household -- starting later this year under a surcharge increase the utility requested Monday.

2008-07-28 12:00:46

By Pia Hallenberg Christensen, The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Wash. Jul. 28--The Coeur d'Alene Library has gone to the movies. Four Wednesdays in a row, beginning on Aug. 6, there will be free children's movies shown in the Shirley Parker Theater at the library at 11 a.m.

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