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On The JoB podcast: Workplace Sexual Harassment

Journal reporter LeAnn Bjerken discusses demand for workplace sexual harassment training...

On the JoB podcast: Top Spokane Business Stories of 2017

On the JoB podcast: Top Spokane Business Stories of 2017

Journal editor Linn Parish and reporter Kevin Blocker compare their top five Spokane business storie...

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Rohinni to light it up in 2018

Having developed light-emitting diodes smaller than the eyes of ants, Coeur d’Alene-based Rohinni ...

Spokane Valley issues first permits for Katerra factory

The city of Spokane Valley has issued a permit to Katerra Inc. to begin foundation work for its $35 ...

Cogo Capital to re-enter Spokane with new office

Coeur d’Alene-based real estate investment lending company Cogo Capital LLC says it plans to re-en...

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Spokane Tribe to open casino early next month

The Spokane Tribe of Indians says it will debut its new 38,000-square-foot casino in Airway Heights to the public at 7 p.m on Jan. 8. Spokane Tribe chairwoman Carol Evans says the casino will open with 450 slot machines and 12 table games, which will inc...

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Sexual harassment training increases in Spokane

As sexual harassment scandals continue to dominate national headlines, Spokane-area employers have begun to take notice, with many looking to revisit policies and training, some employment law and policy advisers here are observing. “The number of requ...

HiTest Sand seeks power services for smelter

Silica Investments Inc., the parent company of Canada-based HiTest Sand Inc., earlier this week submitted to the Pend Oreille County Public Utility District a formal request for power services for its proposed silicon smelter south of Newport, Wash., says...

Garco submits apparent low bid for Mead school project

Garco Construction Inc., of Spokane, is the apparent low bidder for the big Shilo Hills Elementary School modernization and expansion project, says Ned Wendle, director of facilities and planning for the Mead School District. Garco’s bid came in at $14...

Spokane gets wheels turning on bike-share program

The city of Spokane hopes to select a company to research and design a potential bike-share program here this week. Bike-sharing programs are designed to provide users the ability to pick up a bicycle at any self-serve bike-station and return it to any ...

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