Spokane Journal of Business

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Purcell Systems’ major push

Purcell Systems Inc., the Spokane Valley-based company that makes temperature-controlled outdoor cabinets for the telecommunications industry, is diversifying and expects 40 percent growth over the next fiscal year, says Chris Craig, its general manager. ...

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A small town with big distribution hopes

Adams County economic development proponents are looking ambitiously at the potential for turning th...

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Hydrafab is on steady growth track

Hydrafab Northwest Inc., a Spokane Valley metal fabrication company, has been on a consistent growth...

Trucking hits record high in revenues, report says

Last year, the trucking industry generated $700.4 billion, according to the latest edition of Ameri...

A telling trip into the heart of oil fracking country

I recently took the opportunity to visit and spend time in and around Williston, N.D., to see the fu...

Itron appoints two veterans of industry to its board

Itron Inc., a Liberty Lake-based maker of automated meter reading technology and related services, says it has appointed to its board of directors Diana Tremblay, vice president of global business services at General Motors Co., and Frank Jaehnert, former...

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Reaching out for more research

Cosmetic dermatology pioneer Dr. W. Philip Werschler is leading an effort to expand clinical trials for drugs, treatments, and devices here, just as many medical practices and health care organizations have cut back on clinical research....

Pertussis rise triggers local call for vaccinations

Whooping cough (pertussis) is on the rise in Washington state, and people are being urged to get vaccinated against the disease, especially pregnant women, as infants are very susceptible to severe illness and even death from pertussis, the Spokane Region...

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Laser technology enhances cataract surgery, doctors say

Two doctors at a Spokane Valley eye-care clinic say a laser device now aids them in the process of performing cataract surgery. ...

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