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City steps away from Premera property

The city of Spokane has taken action to exit an agreement to purchase the three-building Premera Blue Cross corporate office campus in East Spokane, says City Council President Breean Beggs. Beggs says, however, “The city is still interested in it...


Ten Capital reaches $1 billion in managed assets

Ten Capital Wealth Advisors LLC, of Spokane, has reached $1 billion in assets under management ...


Workforce development becomes inside job

Workforce retirements and growing demand for services are pressuring some manufacturers here to find...


Parting Thoughts with KHQ’s Patricia McRae

After a 41-year career in broadcast journalism, Patricia McRae has retired from her role as ...


ICCU to build new branch on South Hill

Chubbuck, Idaho-based Idaho Central Credit Union plans to open a new branch at the site of a former ...


Gonzaga prepares for baseball field upgrades

Gonzaga University is preparing to expand the Patterson Baseball Complex this year, with a $10 million project that will include a new locker room, an indoor practice facility, and recruiting gallery, says associate athletic director Rob Kavon. ...


Salvation Army considers affordable housing development

The Salvation Army Spokane Citadel Corps has evolved and adapted its services to meet the needs of the community for over a century, and now leaders from the charitable organization hope to build workforce housing that leads to permanent homeownership....


What’s Happening With: Moviemaker Rich Cowan

Rich Cowan sees a bright future for TV and movie production in Spokane, after recently wrapping up on-set work for a drama series and a feature-length science fiction project through The Northwest Package LLC, the scripted-entertainment spinoff of Spokane...


Tampiens join USL Spokane ownership group

Real estate developer Jordan Tampien and his wife, Whitney, have signed on to the ownership group for the United Soccer League Spokane expansion clubs. “It just seemed like a fantastic opportunity,” says Jordan Tampien. “We need something like...


Custom merch producer Zome Design leverages power of swag

Custom merchandise produced by Zome Inc. is ubiquitous throughout the Inland Northwest, with its products including this year’s Bloomsday T-shirts and branded merchandise sold at concerts, bars, and breweries, claims Brayden Jessen, CEO and president of...

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