Spokane Journal of Business

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Kaiser ramps up plant investment at Trentwood

Kaiser Aluminum Corp. officials say the company has started spending more aggressively on the $150 million investment the company has committed to at its Trentwood plant in Spokane Valley. Kaiser announced near the end of 2015 it would be investing the m...

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Silverwood Theme Park tracks record

Silverwood Theme Park is gearing up for an anticipated record attendance this season, which will mar...

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Innovation Collective brings Coeur d’Alene edifice to life

After a few years convincing business, entrepreneurial, and community leaders of the importance of w...

Guardian Life moves out of its North Side campus

Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America, based in New York, says it has relocated all of the employee...

Assessor staffing shortage to delay appraisal notices

The Spokane County Assessor’s Office is running behind schedule in 2017 property tax assessments f...

City grants amnesty for unregistered businesses

The city of Spokane has launched a business registration amnesty program through which unregistered businesses that are located in the city or do business here can come into compliance without any penalties for delinquencies. Margaret Redd, taxes and li...

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Game Set Match: Looking for an ace

Spokane entrepreneur Marsh Sutherland and Boston-based business partner C.J. Bordeleau are in the early stages of trying to solve a common problem within the recreational tennis community by helping players arrange competitive matches. “The challenge f...

Spokane Transit Authority plans $10.8 million complex

Spokane Transit Authority has started planning for the construction of a $10.8 million transit vehicle storage building, parking lot, and fuel storage facility, to be located just northwest of its headquarters in west central Spokane. Brandon Rapez-Bett...

Visitor traffic, spending increases in Spokane area

Visitor traffic and spending in Spokane County increased last year, says Visit Spokane President and CEO Cheryl Kilday, citing a recently released annual report compiled by Portland, Ore.-based travel research group Dean Runyan Associates. The report sho...

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Startup Spokane reaches more entrepreneurs here

In the first quarter of 2017 alone, Startup Spokane, a program of Greater Spokane Incorporated, met with 70 aspiring and early startup business owners, nearly half the 170 owners it met with in all of last year. Megan Hulsey, hired by GSI in February to ...

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