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Spokane groups air goals for state lawmakers

Spokane-area interests are working to inform lawmakers about their priorities as the Legislature sets to convene its 2015 session, which they say will focus heavily on education mandates and transportation funding. Last year, the Legislature failed to pa...

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Garland District draws creative

There’s a six-block area in Spokane where you can shop for a cool vintage guitar, enroll in a pott...

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EWU leader settles in as school sets latest record

Mary Cullinan, president of Eastern Washington University, is settling into her new role and has ide...

Accountants enjoy ‘employee’s market’

Looking for a career with low unemployment, a respectable salary, and good job prospects? With an ...

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Cd’A approves building permits for $20 million tower

The city of Coeur d’Alene has issued building permits to an Aspen, Colo.-based real estate develop...

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For the love of reptiles

Josh Hawley, co-owner of Hawley’s Homebred Reptiles LLC, Spokane Valley’s newest retailer of exotic lizards and snakes, has known since he was a young boy that he wanted to run a critter store. After selling homebred reptiles online for 10 years, Jos...

Background screening firm ACRAnet acquires assets of competing company

ACRAnet, a national background screening company headquartered in Spokane, has acquired the assets of AIRFactz, a competitor also based in Spokane, says Nicholas Warrick, ACRAnet’s president and owner. ACRAnet, founded here in 1903 as Credit Bureau S...

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Etailz is moving its general store, adding brand shops

Spokane online retailer etailz Inc. is relocating its Wollnick’s General Store in January, as well as bringing two of its other online brands, Coy Beauty and electronics retailer Vault, to brick-and-mortar locations, says Wollnick’s manager Tracy Stou...

Three-office occupational therapy provider acquired

Sean and Christina Sipe, owners of three Olympia, Wash.-area physical therapy practices, have bought the assets of Spokane Occupational & Hand Therapy Inc. The Spokane-based practice has offices at 601 W. Fifth near downtown, at 111 E. Central on the Nor...

STA moves forward with West Plains transit project

Spokane Transit Authority is moving forward with its plans for an envisioned $14.8 million West Plains Transit Center, including applying for funding and contracting for the design of the facility, says Karl Otterstrom, STA’s director of planning. The...

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