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Riverfront Park work to begin midsummer

Riverfront Park work to begin midsummer

Nearly a year and a half after voters approved a $64.3 million bond measure to fund the first major …

 Pilgrim’s Market to grow its own produce

Pilgrim’s Market to grow its own produce

Joe Hamilton, owner of Pilgrim’s Market and a pioneer in Coeur d’Alene’s natural and organic f…

Wind energy loses some of its breezy allure

Wind energy loses some of its breezy allure

While the flurry of wind farm creation that occurred across the Pacific Northwest for the better par…

 BECU sets sights on three Spokane neighborhoods

BECU sets sights on three Spokane neighborhoods

Boeing Employees Credit Union, which claims to be the fourth largest credit union in the U.S., is re…

New Avista program helps small businesses conserve

New Avista program helps small businesses conserve

Spokane-based Avista Corp. reports that its small-business program, having already saved enough energy in its first six months to power 100 homes for one year, is well on its way toward a much larger conservation goal that will help its entire service com…

Washington Federal’s future foothold

Washington Federal’s future foothold

Washington Federal Inc., the Seattle-based parent of Washington Federal bank that now has a permanent Eastern Washington headquarters on Spokane’s North Side, has ambitious aspirations to grow its Inland Northwest presence in the years to come.Doug Sm…

 Tax ‘extenders’ made permanent

Tax ‘extenders’ made permanent

Some tax preparers here say a few tax breaks that Congress recently made permanent will enable them to have a greater degree of certainty in helping clients with tax planning.Provisions made permanent in the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 20…

Costco, county to negotiate tax-increment agreement

Costco, county to negotiate tax-increment agreement

Spokane County and Costco Wholesale Corp. are etching the final strokes on an agreement in which Costco would take on the financial risk for developing infrastructure that would serve land within a tax-increment financing district that surrounds a planned…