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Huge Indian Trail projects eyed

Two developers are asking the city for comprehensive land-use plan amendments that would enable them to build potentially more than 1,800 dwelling units combined in the Indian Trail area, raising concerns about traffic congestion in the northwest Spokane ...

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Work on Spokane’s North-South freeway hits lull

Work on the $1.49 billion North Spokane Corridor project has hit a lull this year, despite the Washi...

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Providence to develop psychiatric hospital

The Washington State Department of Health has given Providence Health Care the green light to develo...

National Furniture to move, raze longtime building along Division

National Furniture Store Inc., the Spokane furniture retailer known for its “No Baloney” tagline...

Stay Alfred doubles its rental properties portfolio

Stay Alfred, the nationwide urban vacation rental firm based here, reports it has more than doubled ...

River Linguistics Inc.: Unlocking language

A global reach flows out of Spokane-based River Linguistics Inc., a company offering a range of translation and interpreting services for businesses and agencies needing to communicate with non-English speakers. While written translations and verbal in...

The Guided Cooperative startup has roots in Spokane

A Spokane native who now lives in Southern California says he is in the process of building a business that seeks to pair outdoor enthusiasts with third-party travel vendors, providing a sort of Airbnb Inc. for recreational buffs. Airbnb was founded in 2...

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UI center aims to teach cybersecurity specialists

The University of Idaho has launched its Cybersecurity Training and Operations Center, in Post Falls, where it hopes to educate and certify 350 information technology security specialists through hands-on simulated cyberattack response training in the nex...

Coeur d’Alene company buys Sixth Man Marketing

JEBCommerce LLC, a Coeur d’Alene-based marketing company, says it has acquired Sixth Man Marketing LLC, of Spokane. Last month, Sixth Man’s five employees moved from its offices here at 542 W. Cataldo to join JEBCommerce’s 28 employees in their of...

Desautel Hege, Hanna & Associates land prized contracts

Two longtime Inland Northwest marketing and public relations companies say they’ve reached noteworthy agreements to provide services to new clients. Desautel Hege Communications Inc., of Spokane, has landed contracts with both the city of Spokane Parks...

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