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Business Briefs

Avista Corp. sees Q4 net earnings climb $5 million

February 28, 2020, 6:03am Business

SPOKANE -- Avista Corp. on Wednesday reported a $5 million increase in net earnings for the fourth quarter of 2019 compared to the prior year. Read story

U.S. pending home sales rose 5.2% in January

February 28, 2020, 6:02am Business

WASHINGTON -- There was a 5.2 percent jump in Americans signing contracts to buy homes in January from the previous month as lower mortgage rates and a solid economy are pushing up demand for housing. Read story

Senate OKs $1 billion for small telecom providers

February 28, 2020, 6:01am Business

NEW YORK -- The Senate has passed a bill to provide $1 billion for small telecom providers to replace equipment made by China's Huawei and ZTE, sending the measure to President Donald Trump. Read story

Riverview Bancorp announces stock buybacks

February 28, 2020, 6:00am Business

Vancouver-based Riverview Bancorp Inc., the parent company of Riverview Community Bank, announced Thursday that its board of directors voted to repurchase up to 500,000 of the company's outstanding shares. Read story

U.S. new home sales jump 7.9% in January

February 26, 2020, 4:07pm Business Briefs

WASHINGTON -- U.S. sales of new homes jumped 7.9 percent in January to the fastest pace in more than 12 years, a positive sign for economic growth. Read story

Ecology fines BP Cherry Point Refinery $8,000

February 26, 2020, 4:06pm Business Briefs

BELLINGHAM -- The Washington State Department of Ecology has fined BP Cherry Point Refinery $8,000 for environmental violations, the agency announced. Read story

Delta reduces flights to China amid outbreak

February 26, 2020, 4:05pm Business Briefs

Delta Air Lines is reducing flights to South Korea while Hawaiian Airlines will suspend them entirely, as airlines deal with growing concern about the spread of the new virus beyond China. Read story

Intel bars travel to China over outbreak

February 26, 2020, 4:04pm Business Briefs

PORTLAND -- Intel has ordered a halt to all workers' business-related travel to China and other countries affected by the coronavirus outbreak. Read story

Barrett Business Services reports 4th quarter earnings of $11.7 million

February 26, 2020, 4:03pm Business Briefs

Barrett Business Services Inc. (BBSI) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $11.7 million. Read story

Ford recalls F-150 truck for headlamp problem

February 25, 2020, 4:29pm Business Briefs

DETROIT -- Ford is recalling more than 217,000 pickup trucks mainly in North America to fix a problem with the daytime running lights. Read story