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Davenport Hotel Collection to franchise with Marriott’s Autograph Collection

The Davenport Hotel Collection announced this afternoon it has agreed to franchise with Marriott International’s Autograph Collection. All four of its downtown Spokane hotels will convert to Marriott’s Autograph Collection brand by the end of this ...

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WSU Spokane’s wish list has $52 million price tag

Washington State University Spokane likely will seek $51.9 million in state funding during the next ...

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Innovation’s turning point

The closure of the Innovate Washington agency leaves a noticeable hole in the fabric of resources fo...

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Retired GSI CEO Rich Hadley to lead statewide initiative

Rich Hadley, who retired as Greater Spokane Incorporated’s CEO just two months ago, has agreed to ...

PAML hires new scientist to prepare Cinch product line

Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories, the Spokane-based national reference laboratory, has hire...

CH2MHill leases full floor of Spokesman-Review building

The Spokane office of Denver-based international engineering and construction company CH2MHill Inc. has leased all 6,000 square feet of space on the fifth floor of the Spokesman-Review building at 999 W. Riverside downtown. The company moved into its ne...

Rainmaker Creative to open office in Bay Area

Rainmaker Creative, a Spokane-based design and marketing firm, plans to open an office in Cupertino, Calif., to serve current clients there and to develop new business, says Billie Gaura, who owns Rainmaker with her husband, Kevin. Gaura says the new off...

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Kizuri: Faring well with fair trade

Kim Harmson, an early childhood educator for most of her career, opened Kizuri, a fair trade retail store in downtown Spokane, with absolutely no retail experience. What she did have was a strong belief in community and the fair trade movement. Fair trad...

Spokane Public Schools to consider three charter school proposals

Three separate and vastly different organizations met the June 15 deadline to file notices of intent with Spokane Public Schools to open charter schools in Spokane for the 2015-2016 school year, including iLEAD, an organization whose charter was rejected ...

Prosthetics clinic plans move to lower South Hill

Hanger Inc., a national provider of prosthetic and orthotic products and related patient services, plans to move its Spokane clinic to the medical district on Spokane’s lower South Hill, says Don Meng, the clinic’s manager. The Austin, Texas-based co...

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