Spokane Journal of Business

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GSI names new CEO

Greater Spokane Incorporated announced this morning that it has appointed Steve Stevens as its new president and CEO. Stevens, who will take over the position July 1, replaces Rich Hadley, who will retire on May 9....

Potlatch posts earnings increase

Potlatch Corp., of Spokane, today reported first-quarter net income of $20.3 million, or 50 cents a ...

Coldwater Creek files for bankruptcy

Coldwater Creek Inc., the Sandpoint-based women’s clothing retailer, announced this morning that t...

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Liberty Lake-based cloud computing company’s growth skyrockets

2nd Watch Inc., a Liberty Lake-based cloud computing company and provider of Amazon Web Services, sa...

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Leadership Spokane going strong after 30 years

Over the last three decades, more than 1,100 people have graduated from the adult program at Leaders...

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Health care insurance enrollment here is near top of exchange

Washington State Health Benefit Exchange is one of the national leaders among states in enrolling participants in qualified health plans, and Spokane County is one of the top counties for enrollment in the state, based on preliminary data compiled by the ...

Multitenant warehouse project planned at Playfair Commerce Park

Playfair Commerce Park LLC, of Spokane, is in the early planning stage for a $3.2 million, multitenant warehouse building at the site of the former horse racing track on the east edge of Spokane, a predevelopment application submitted to the city shows. ...

Inland Northwest stock index rises slightly in first quarter

Hart Capital Management Inc., a Spokane-based investment firm, says the stock value of 14 publicly traded Inland Northwest companies, as measured in an overall index it compiles, rose 0.5 percent percent in the first quarter of 2014, lagging behind the St...

Inland Power reports rise in net margins for 2013

Inland Power & Light Co., the Spokane-based electric cooperative, has posted net margins of $3.8 million for 2013, up from $2.1 million in 2012. Also, as it had indicated previously, the cooperative implemented a 4.5 percent rate increase as of the begi...

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Greater Spokane Incorporated’s Rich Hadley: A career of connecting

Rich Hadley has led the Inland Northwest’s largest chamber of commerce, Greater Spokane Incorporated, since the early 1990s, having come to the Lilac City after leading chambers in Kalispell, Mont., Boulder, Colo., and St. Paul, Minn. Hadley, 66, steps...

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