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Greater Spokane Incorporated aims to raise area’s GPA

Like a lagging, but motivated student looking to remove the blight of a few bad grades from an otherwise praiseworthy report card, Greater Spokane Incorporated has begun developing recommendations aimed at improving areas of competitive weakness here reve...

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Car sales climb in Inland Northwest

New vehicles sales here are the strongest in years due largely to rising consumer confidence and hig...

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Tate Technology founder, partner roll out new water softening device

Spokane entrepreneurs Lee Tate and Daniel Phinney say they’ll begin marketing this month an electr...

K&L Gates law firm to shutter its downtown office

International law firm K&L Gates LLP says it will close its Spokane office by the end of the year. ...

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Inventor set to roll out all-purpose car device

A Spokane-area man has created a tool that he says can be used for five-different functions, ranging...

Lanzce Douglass ponders 26-story mixed-use tower

Spokane developer Lanzce Douglass is proposing to construct a mixed-use high-rise at the former Downtown Midas Muffler location, at the southeast corner of Division Street and Spokane Falls Boulevard, a predevelopment application on file with the city of ...

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AppleBrides.com: Wedding Blogging Bliss

Planning her own 2009 Spokane wedding from Ireland, Rachel Sandall hit an online wall. Google searches six years ago yielded two or three options for venues, without much for photos, so Sandall leaned on personal knowledge from growing up in Spokane to ...

Gold Reserve takes more steps to nab big judgment

Gold Reserve Inc. said in a recent press release that it expected to file a response by today to Venezuela’s latest legal effort to forestall payment of a $740.3 million judgment the Spokane-based mining company secured against the South American nation...

Lalo’s Pizza Depot tries to get on track in Spokane Valley

James Wedemeyer says he and his wife, Pam Wedemeyer, who co-own Lalo’s Pizza & Calzone at 909 S. Grand Blvd. on Spokane’s South Hill, hadn’t planned on opening a second outlet until they started listening to their customers. “We’ve got a loyal ...

Court upholds ruling that Spokane County violated Growth Management Act rules

A state appellate court panel has ruled Spokane County failed to notify the public about a change made to population projections, resulting in a violation of the Growth Management Act. The decision upheld an earlier ruling made by the Eastern Washington ...

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