Spokane Journal of Business

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A taxing season for Spokane CPAs

The federal tax filing deadline extension has created additional stress for Spokane accountants. As the new July 15 deadline approaches, many clients have put off filing until the last minute, and some CPAs here say that has created a bottleneck of work ...


OddJobbers captures attention of VC community

Having seen some of the financial challenges college students face, two recent Gonzaga University ...


NOBO Pets launches here as online leash retailer

Two years ago, when he lived in Denver, running and hiking enthusiast Evan Purcell arrived home from...


Parting Thoughts with Avista's Marian Durkin

Marian Durkin is retiring after 15 years at Avista Corp., where she helped to build its legal ...


At 30, Sacred Heart's heart transplant program looks to grow

In its 30th year of operation, the Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center Heart Transplant program now has completed 339 heart transplants. Moving forward, the program’s team leaders say they desire to continue expanding the unit. ...


Excelsior to treat unwilling patients under Ricky's Law

Spokane’s Excelsior Youth Center is now prepared to treat minors who have been placed in inpatient treatment involuntarily for behavioral health and addiction issues. ...

Mixed export markets worry Washington's ag producers

Uncertainties in overseas markets due to COVID-19 will almost certainly put a dent in the sales of most Washington commodities abroad. An observer of the state’s grain market thinks wheat exports will remain unchanged this year, while the head of the a...


UW satellite clinic offers liver treatment services

Two liver specialists with the University of Washington say they’ve provided liver treatment consultations to over 200 patients with acute and chronic liver disorders throughout the university’s year-old medicine-liver clinic in Spokane and have plans...


Duncan Produce pivots after pandemic-related shutdowns

Over four decades ago, John Duncan went from cutting french fries in the basement of a Coeur d’Alene restaurant to opening his own wholesale produce business. As it turns out, innovation runs in the family. In March, Duncan Produce, the company the ...

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