Spokane Journal of Business

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Key Tronic's net income declines

Key Tronic Corp., the Spokane Valley-based electronic services manufacturer, reported this afternoon net income of $1.4 million, or 12 cents a diluted share, for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year ended June 28. That’s down from $2.4 million, or 21 c...

Avista settles on rate hike

Avista Corp., of Spokane, would be able to raise electric and natural gas rates in Washington on Jan...

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Gas, water divisions buoy Itron

Itron Inc., the Liberty Lake-based maker of utility meter reading technology, with year-over-year re...

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When domestic violence comes into the workplace

Kristen Otoupalik, longtime friend of Sheena Henderson, 30, who was killed by her husband Christophe...

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Recent Inland Northwest storm costs are still mounting

As the Inland Northwest reels from nature’s one-two punch of a pair of violent windstorms in late ...

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Life sciences recruitment startup launches here

Two veterans of the life sciences industry have partnered to form a new biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry talent recruitment business here, called Celere LLC. Former Jubilant HollisterStier CEO Marcelo Morales and Justin Rayment, who owns a sepa...

Veteran Spokane bond attorneys join national firm

The two veteran bond attorneys and two paralegals who comprised the Spokane law firm of Koegen Edwards LLP have joined with Kutak Rock LLP, giving that big national firm its first presence in Washington state and the legal team here much deeper expertise ...

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Art barrier planned to hide downtown lot

City, community, and arts leaders are combining efforts to improve a vacant lot at Third Avenue and Division Street—currently filled with rebar, bits of broken concrete foundation, and dried-out weeds—by putting up a portable, 420-foot plywood fence t...

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Diamonds in the Ruff: All dogs, new tricks

When Carol Byrnes, co-owner of Spokane dog training business Diamonds in the Ruff, first entered the world of dog training, rewards-based, positive-reinforcement methods weren’t the norm, she says. “When I started out, everyone was issued a choke ch...

Hop Jack’s restaurant to open in Spokane Valley Mall space

Rock Solid Restaurants LLC, an Auburn, Wash.-based restaurant chain operator, has leased 5,000 square feet of floor space in Spokane Valley Mall and plans to open a Hop Jack’s restaurant there in early November. The eatery will be Rock Solid’s secon...

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