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  • SEATTLE— Spokane, Washington, is considering civil fines for companies that ship crude oil or coal through its downtown core. Cities such as Oakland, California, South Portland, Maine, and Vancouver, Washington, have also passed rules to block crude oil or coal projects. BNSF Railway spokesman Gus Melonas says targeting specific commodities that move by rail sets...

  • Shares of the company, in which Deutsche Telekom holds a majority stake, rose as much as 2 percent to a nine-year high of $45.87 in morning trading on Wednesday. Under Chief Executive John Legere, T-Mobile has rolled out offers including free data for its users who play the popular smartphone game "Pokemon Go," its free video streaming service "BingeOn" and "T-Mobile...

  • Shares of the company, in which Deutsche Telekom holds a majority stake, rose as much as 2 percent to a nine-year high of $45.87 in morning trading on Wednesday. Under Chief Executive John Legere, T-Mobile has rolled out offers including free data for its users who play the popular smartphone game "Pokemon Go," its free video streaming service "BingeOn" and weekly...

  • BELLEVUE, Wash.— T-Mobile US Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $225 million. The average estimate of 12 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 22 cents per share. Ten analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $9.04 billion.

  • HOQUIAM, Wash. _ Timberland Bancorp Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $2.5 million. Timberland Bancorp shares have risen 22 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Timberland Bancorp, Earnings Report.

  • SEATTLE— University of Washington biology professor Adam Summers no longer has to coax hospital staff to use their CT scanners so he can visualize the inner structures of stingray and other fish. Last fall, he installed a small computed tomography, or CT, scanner at the UW's Friday Harbor Laboratories on San Juan Island in Washington state and launched an...

  • 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...