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City of Spokane Valley has high hopes for new City Hall

The city of Spokane Valley is in the process of selecting an architect to design its envisioned new City Hall, and it hopes to have the $14 million project completed in about 14 months, says Mike Jackson, Spokane Valley city administrator. The Spokane Ci...

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Construction apprentice mandate raises ire

Spokane contractor associations are presenting a united front against an ordinance passed by Spokane...

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SilverWing development lawsuit lands in lower court

A federal lawsuit filed against Bonner County by the developer of a fly-in community at the Sandpoin...

Sixth Avenue Medical Pharmacy buys nearby competitor

Sixth Avenue Medical Pharmacy Inc., of Spokane, has bought the assets of another independent pharmac...

Northwest Vital Records buys data-storage concern

Spokane document management company Northwest Vital Records Center Inc. has acquired the assets of C...

Publicly traded Inland Northwest companies outperformed S&P 500 last quarter

Hart Capital Management, a Spokane-based investment firm, says the combined stock value of 11 publicly traded Inland Northwest companies, as measured in an overall index it compiles, rose 9 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014, beating out the S&P 500, w...

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Josh Wade: Pairing wine, social media

Josh Wade launched the Nectar Tasting Room in 2011 at 120 N. Stevens in downtown Spokane, after creating a successful wine blog called drinknectar.com in 2009. Wade grew his blog fans to more than 12,000 readers and used the momentum of social media succe...

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WSU Spokane firms up U-District health clinic project

Washington State University Spokane plans to break ground in the spring for the planned $15 million Spokane Teaching Health Center’s University District Health Clinic, says WSU spokeswoman Terren Roloff. The university last month approved schematic des...

Carpet Barn to open store in March on North Side

Spokane carpet and flooring retailer and installer Carpet Barn is planning to open a second location in March in a 6,000-square-foot leased space at 10425 N. Newport Highway, in the Ashley Furniture building, says co-owner Dean Culp. Culp, who owns Carp...

Deaf-assisting facility here looks to boost its presence

Sorenson Communications, a Salt Lake City-based provider of communication products for the deaf and hard of hearing, is trying to raise the profile of a year-old video relay service center it has opened here, says Spokane VRS Interpretive Center director ...

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