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  • BOTHELL, Wash. _ Alder BioPharmaceuticals Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $38.9 million in its second quarter. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 75 cents per share. Alder BioPharmaceuticals shares have fallen 11 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • SPOKANE, Wash. _ Key Tronic Corp. on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $2.1 million. For the current quarter ending in October, Key Tronic said it expects revenue in the range of $117 million to $122 million. Key Tronic shares have increased roughly 8 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • WALLA WALLA, Wash. _ Banner Corp. on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $21 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 72 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $111.1 million.

  • VANCOUVER, Wash. _ Riverview Bancorp Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $1.7 million. The holding company for Riverview Community Bank posted revenue of $10.3 million in the period. Keywords: Riverview Bancorp, Earnings Report.

  • BOTHELL, Wash. _ Seattle Genetics Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $32.7 million in its second quarter. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 33 cents per share. Seattle Genetics shares have declined 2.5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • NEW YORK, July 26- U.S. single-family home prices rose less than expected on an annual basis in May, and were down from the prior month, a survey showed on Tuesday. "Overall, housing is doing quite well," said David M. Blitzer, managing director and chairman of the index committee at S&P Dow Jones Indices. Home prices in three U.S. cities- Denver, Seattle and Portland, Oregon-...

  • WASHINGTON— U.S. home prices extended their steady upward march in May, spurred by rising sales and a dwindling supply of available houses. "Sellers are in the driver's seat, as buyers contend with fierce competition and very fast-moving markets," Svenja Gudell, chief economist at real estate data provider Zillow, said. Portland, Oregon, Seattle, and Denver posted...

  • BELLEVUE, Wash. _ Paccar Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $481.3 million. The average estimate of 11 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.03 per share. Paccar shares have increased 18 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has climbed 6 percent.

  • SPOKANE, Wash. _ Potlatch Corp. on Tuesday reported a second-quarter loss of $31.2 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 7 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • PRINEVILLE, Oregon— It was not long ago that Crook County had five major lumber mills. So, kick us when we're down, "said Donna Barnes, Ochoco Lumber Co. accounting manager. Now, the digital revolution is providing Crook County and its main town, Prineville, with a second chance.

  • CHEYENNE, Wyo.— Aiming to develop new export markets for a fuel source hit by declining domestic demand, Wyoming Gov. Mead said he expects a conference will take place in Wyoming, the nation's largest coal-producing state, within a year that would allow Japanese researchers to work on coal issues with researchers from the University of Wyoming School of Energy...

  • SEATTLE _ HomeStreet Inc. on Monday reported second-quarter profit of $21.7 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 68 cents per share. HomeStreet shares have declined slightly more than 1 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • NEW YORK— Pink for girls. Kristin Higgins was adamant about not pushing "girly" stereotypes on her daughter, and painted her room in shades of green. "It's hard to find gender-neutral clothing," said Higgins, 35, of Little Rock, whose daughter is now 6. "I want her to just get up and put on the clothing without thinking of putting on a costume, an identity."

  • TRUCKEE, Calif.— Once believed to have gone extinct in the Sierra Nevada, scientists believe a wolverine spotted this winter north of Lake Tahoe is the same one that in 2008 became the first documented in the area since the 1920 s. Chris Stermer, a wildlife biologist for the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, set up remote cameras in the Tahoe National...

  • WASHINGTON, July 23- Recent attacks on civilians in the U.S. and Europe have exposed a gap in the intelligence community's efforts to track suspected extremists and prevent mass killings, a half dozen American, British and French counterterrorism officials told Reuters. They included the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida; the murder of a...

  • RENTON, Wash. _ First Financial Northwest Inc. on Friday reported second-quarter net income of $1.4 million. The bank, based in Renton, Washington, said it had earnings of 11 cents per share. Keywords: First Financial Northwest, Earnings Report.

  • Annual increases in rent surpassed 9 percent in both the Seattle and Portland, Oregon areas, although it has moderated in markets such as San Francisco, where yearly price growth went from double-digit gains to 7.4 percent. Prices are rising above the national average in New York City and Los Angeles. But they've settled at less than 2 percent in Cincinnati and...

  • NEW YORK, July 21- The U.S. government may become a movie and music industry player, at least temporarily, after moving to seize $1 billion in assets that prosecutors said were bought with money looted from the Malaysian state development fund. The 2013 movie "The Wolf of Wall Street" and an interest in the rights of EMI Music Publishing are among the targets of civil...

  • SPOKANE, Wash. _ Clearwater Paper Corp. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $20.9 million. Clearwater Paper shares have increased 51 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Clearwater Paper, Earnings Report.

  • SEATTLE— The troubled project to replace an aging double-decker highway bridge hugging Seattle's waterfront with a tunnel faces up to $223 million in cost overruns, Washington transportation officials said Thursday. Those delays have increased the administration and oversight costs, made it more expensive to acquire right of ways to build the tunnel and...