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Berry Fowler: Compelled to coach

Berry Fowler: Compelled to coach

Berry Fowler’s ability to grow businesses over the last four decades contrasts sharply with his ea…

Red Lion Hotels adds two properties to its franchise network

Red Lion Hotels adds two properties to its franchise network

Spokane-based Red Lion Hotels Corp. has signed franchise agreements with the owner of two hotels, on…

Brookdale Place at Harbor Crest taps need

Brookdale Place at Harbor Crest taps need

Brookdale Place at Harbor Crest aims to enrich the lives of residents at the retirement community by…

An Affinity for home loans: HomeStreet’s employer-aided mortgage program

An Affinity for home loans: HomeStreet’s employer-aided mortgage program

HomeStreet Inc., the Seattle-based residential lender with three Spokane-area offices, says it has s…

 Courtland Place strives to convey luxury, intimacy

Courtland Place strives to convey luxury, intimacy

Jim Coghlan says he would put Courtland Place, an independent senior living facility in the Spokane Valley, up against any upscale retirement complex in the area. He’s so confident of how well it would match up that he compares the facility to a luxury …

Willamette Valley Bank to move its Coeur d’Alene home loan center

Willamette Valley Bank to move its Coeur d’Alene home loan center

Oregon-based Willamette Valley Bank plans to move its Coeur d’Alene home-loan center by summer into a new building on Sherman Avenue at the east edge of downtown, says Steve Novotny, the bank’s Coeur d’Alene sales manager and one of its loan officer…

Craft3 opens Spokane office

Craft3 opens Spokane office

Craft3, a nonprofit lender based in the southwestern Washington city of Ilwaco, has opened a Spokane office in the Peyton Building, at 10 N. Post downtown, says Susan Doll, Craft3’s senior business lender here. …

U.S. Bank invests in training its private bankers

U.S. Bank invests in training its private bankers

U.S. Bank’s private banking department is providing enhanced educational support for its financial representatives, including here, that it believes will enable them to better serve its larger-balance customers.…