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Hecla Mining agrees to acquire Mines Management

Coeur d’Alene-based Hecla Mining Co. said this morning that it has agreed to acquire Mines Management Inc., of Spokane. The transaction is expected to be completed during the third quarter of 2016 and is subject to approval by Mines Management shareh...

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Spokane new-home starts are on the rise again

The Spokane-area new-home market looks to be strong for the foreseeable future, some prominent homeb...

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Helping the seriously mentally ill

Though public attention now swirls around its West Side counterpart, Eastern State Hospital has navi...

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Avista starts ramp-up for smart grid installation

To modernize its electric and gas network, Avista Corp., of Spokane, says it will begin replacing cu...

Assisted-living facility eyed on the South Hill

Co-owners and operators of a Coeur d’Alene assisted-living facility are part of a prospective owne...

Land Rover, Jaguar auto dealership plans

The combined Jaguar, Land Rover, and Volvo auto dealerships downtown are planning a $5 million-plus renovation and expansion project that eventually will include the entire block on which the dealerships are now located, says Francois Chaker, the general ...

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Q&A with Spokane Club CEO Stacie Harper: Charting the club’s course

Earlier this year, Stacie Harper became the first female CEO in the Spokane Club’s 126-year-old history. Now, she’s hoping to become the first in recent years to be able to reverse the years-long slide in membership at the private athletic-and-social ...

Sherwood Apartments building to undergo facelift

The Sherwood Apartments building, at the southwest corner of Main Avenue and Bernard Street, soon will be undergoing renovations to update both its commercial and apartment spaces. Located at 301 W. Main, the 28,000-square-foot building includes a grou...

Astronauts review Fairchild’s water survival training

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration sent three astronauts to Fairchild Air Force Base last month to review the U.S Air Force’s Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape Water Survival Course, known as SERE. A recent article in the Fairch...

Northwest Farm Credit reports drop in earnings

Spokane-based Northwest Farm Credit Services has reported first-quarter earnings of $58.4 million, down 7 percent from $63.1 million for the 2015 first quarter. The Spokane-based agricultural lending cooperative attributed the decrease to sizable loan r...

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