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Demand Energy re-energizes

Having emerged from receivership and paid the last of its old debts, Liberty Lake-based energy storage company Demand Energy Networks Inc. is pursuing what it says is a New York City market that has arrived finally. The company last month landed a contra...

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Making room for roamers

Some recreational vehicle dealers here say they’re expanding their lots and inventory as the overa...

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Wheat crops statewide look mixed

With the second relatively dry winter in a row under their belts, Inland Northwest farmers are geari...

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Brownfields work could spur activity in Hillyard

A $200,000 federal grant the city of Spokane recently won to help the Hillyard community develop a p...

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Hoteliers plan summer start to office-retail plaza

Developers planning to construct a $2.5 million retail and office building at the long-dormant lot a...

Seattle bank opens its first branch in Spokane

Washington Federal Inc. has opened its first Spokane bank branch in temporary facilities on north Division Street, and the Seattle-based bank is constructing a $3.5 million permanent bank building for the North Side branch and the bank’s Eastern Washin...

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Bikes for the urban jungle

At present, the city of Spokane can’t hold a candle to cities such as Portland and Seattle for accommodating commuter biking and bike infrastructure, but the owners of Monkeyboy Bicycles, three Spokane-based siblings, think they’re well positioned to ...

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DCI Engineers plans move after building renovation

The Spokane office of Seattle-based DCI Engineers Inc. plans to move in late May to the former Evergreen Parking Garage building, at 707 W. Second downtown, which is currently being renovated and repurposed, says DCI principal Craig Crowley. Spokane-bas...

Pet genetics tester wins its lawsuit over patent

A U.S. District Court judge has ruled that patents can’t be obtained for genetic events that occur naturally in dogs. The decision by Minneapolis Judge John R. Tunheim on March 31 means Spokane-based Paw Print Genetics can continue genetic dog screeni...

Court reaffirms ruling favoring Gold Reserve Inc.

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has entered a default judgment against the Venezuelan government to confirm the $740 million award granted last September to Gold Reserve Inc. The Spokane-based mine exploration company is seeking to c...

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