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Jim Van Löben Sels to take reins at Mt. Spokane ski park

Jim Van Löben Sels to take reins at Mt. Spokane ski park

Jim van Löben Sels is trading one passion for another.…

Tesla opens first Spokane service center

Tesla opens first Spokane service center

Palo Alto, California-based electric car and clean energy manufacturer Tesla Inc. has established a …

Driving retirement

Driving retirement

The most popular part-time job for retirees in Washington state is that of school bus driver, accord…

Socially distanced, socially conscious

Socially distanced, socially conscious

Instead of canceling fundraising events, many Inland Northwest nonprofits have moved them into the …

WSU to debut senior-living major

WSU to debut senior-living major

About a decade ago, some of the nation’s leading senior care providers began reaching out to Washington State University’s School of Hospitality Business Management about establishing academic courses in their field.…

Some employers here make 401(k) adjustments

Some employers here make 401(k) adjustments

Americans already were struggling to save for retirement, and the pandemic has only made the situation worse, reports show.Local industry observers say, however, some Spokane employers largely have stayed on track with retirement plans, while others …

Salvation Army Spokane sees food requests soar

Salvation Army Spokane sees food requests soar

The Salvation Army Spokane distributed nearly 4 million pounds of food to individuals and families in need last year.As a result of temporary furloughs and permanent layoffs due to economic lockdown imposed in the state’s response to the COVID-19 …

Refugee Connection Spokane pivots services

Refugee Connection Spokane pivots services

Refugee Connections Spokane’s flexible setup left it well-positioned to pivot its services when the COVID-19 outbreak spread here, says Marijke Fakasiieiki, the nonprofit’s executive director.Over the past year, the organization, which was created …