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Odom Corp.’s new digs

The Odom Corp. expects to ship 5 million cases of beverages—mostly beer—this year through its new distribution center on the West Plains, says Dale Birchell, Odom’s regional operations manager. The company also projects 3 percent of growth in sales...

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Joanie’s Magic Spoon classes deliver comfort food

After raising two daughters, and having a successful career as an administrative assistant, Joan Jam...

Port delays could hurt agricultural markets, Northwest Farm Credit Services report says

Northwest Farm Credit Services, the Spokane-based agricultural lending cooperative, says in a 2015 m...

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Small food businesses in West Central share space, ideas

Mika Maloney and Karyna Hamilton, owners of Spokane small businesses Batch Bakeshop and Flora Yogurt...

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Women’s Health Connection Clinic expands

Dr. Debra Ravasia, Spokane gynecologist and founder of the Women’s Health Connection Clinic and th...

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Year-old infertility clinic in Spokane Valley finds strong demand

SRM Spokane, a reproductive endocrinology and infertility practice that opened in Spokane Valley in October 2013, is seeing healthy growth in demand for services from patients throughout the Inland Northwest, says Dr. Brenda S. Houmard, who helped launch ...

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Cd’A fly fishing club uses sport to help women heal

The North Idaho Fly Casters, a fly-fishing club based out of Coeur d’Alene, is using the therapeutic benefits of nature and fly-fishing to help women who have or formerly had breast cancer recover both physically and mentally. ...

Start charitable planning while you’re still working

Whether you’re enjoying your retirement now or you’re working hard to inch closer to it, there are a variety of planning questions you’re probably thinking about: How much money will I need to retire? Where will my cash flow come from in retirement?...

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Paying off burdensome debt before you retire

Spokane-area financial experts say a vast majority of retirees and pre-retirees are increasingly facing retirement with sizable amounts of debt—even student loan debt. ...

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A wealth of growth in Washington Trust unit

The wealth management and advisory services department of Spokane-based Washington Trust Bank has been experiencing asset and revenue growth of close to 10 percent a year for the last ten years, says Rob Blume, managing director and senior vice president ...

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