Latest Spokane Stories

2008-10-06 03:00:19

By McLean, Mike Spokane Valley-based Central Pre-Mix Concrete Co. says it plans to expand a basalt quarry on a square mile of property it owns in the Wandermere area north of Spokane. The property is located east of the north end of Perry Street and north of Winger Road.

2008-09-25 15:00:41

SPOKANE, WA, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Minera Andes Inc.

2008-09-08 12:00:29

SPOKANE, WA, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Minera Andes Inc. (TSX: MAI and US OTC: MNEAF) is pleased to announce the results of an independent resource estimate at the Los Azules Copper deposit located in western San Juan province, Argentina.

2008-08-20 15:00:34

A veteran Seattle rock 'n' roll guitarist was killed by falling tree near Spokane, Wash., his family said. Joseph Shikany, 58, was killed Monday at his family's lake cabin near Spokane when a storm blew a tree over onto him, his nephew told The Seattle Times.

2008-08-12 15:00:50

SPOKANE, WA, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Minera Andes Inc. (TSX: MAI and US OTC: MNEAF) announced details of production cash costs (in US dollars) at the San Jose mine for the second quarter of 2008. The San Jose project is operated by Minera Santa Cruz S.A.

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.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.