Spokane Journal of Business

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Co-Worker, Co-Owner: Spokane Workers Cooperative introduces young business model

A pair of Spokane entrepreneurs has launched an employee cooperative business entity, which has received more than $711,000 in angel funding and loans. ...


Foreclosures in Spokane County buck uptick nationally

Foreclosure activity in Spokane County this year is holding at the same pace as last year’s...


Some small businesses sell to locals, continue legacies

Selling a business is a major component of a retirement strategy recently for some Spokane-area ...


Meet & Greet with Central Valley’s John Parker

John Parker has begun his duties as the new superintendent of the Central Valley School District...


Influx of development hits City of Davenport

The city of Davenport, 36 miles west of Spokane, is expecting an influx of up to 176 ...


Chris Cargill to lead new Mountain State Policy Center

Chris Cargill, director of the Washington Policy Center’s Eastern Washington office, has announced he will step down in September to become the president and CEO of a new think tank organization, Mountain States Policy Center. ...


Believe In Me foundation expands mission

Believe in Me, formerly the Morning Star Foundation, has increased its fundraising efforts and its distribution of funds to Inland Northwest children’s charities since changing its name in November, says the foundation’s CEO Julie Wukelic. ...


Spokane County’s population grows faster than expected

If population gain is a contest, Spokane County won the state sweepstakes over the past 12 months, according to 2022 estimates released at the end of June by the Washington state Office of Financial Management. ...


Favored Few charitable fund focuses on Fairchild

The Favored Few Support Crew Fund has been established recently at Innovia Foundation to support military service members and their families at Fairchild Air Force Base, an effort for which businesses and individuals have been quick to show ...


Ecological options emerge for end of life

Funeral industry workers here say alternative burial methods are slowly gaining acceptance among Spokanites, while cremation continues to be the most popular overall option. ...

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