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Meteoric rise in unemployment tax hits businesses

Barring relief, some employers fear recently-implemented unemployment tax increases could be the final straw that puts them out of business permanently. ...


Fair Play: $10 million expansion envisioned at Fair & Expo Center

The city of Spokane Valley is planning a two-story, $10 million addition to the Spokane County Fair ...


High end, high demand in Spokane’s housing market

The luxury-home market is especially hot in the Spokane-Coeur d’Alene market due to what some ...


Parting Thoughts with RiverBank’s Dan Byrne

Dan Byrne is thoroughly a Spokane man. Born and raised in northwest Spokane, with a degree...


Kvinna breast imaging clinic to launch

A clinic opening next month in Liberty Lake offers a type of breast cancer detection using...


Atlas Mill site prepped for residential construction

Redevelopment has started at the former Atlas Mill site, located along the Spokane River in northeast Coeur d’Alene. Hilary Anderson, community planning director with the city of Coeur d’Alene, says the first phase of...


Low home inventory doesn’t dissuade new Realtors

Spokane real estate agent Mary Stanton worked part-time in real estate for decades before deciding late last year to make it her full-time profession. Despite the arrival of COVID-19, the 51-year-old Stanton says she’s busier in real estate now ...


Speak Studios looks to expand quickly

Speak Studios Inc, a young, Spokane-based podcast production company, is looking to expand rapidly. “The goal for Speak is that we want to have a Speak Studio in … every major city in the country,” says Steve Dobbs, the company’s creative...


Alcohol use rises among women during pandemic

A recent report revealing a sharp increase in women’s consumption of alcohol during the COVID-19 pandemic comes as no surprise to Colonial Clinic co-owner Huston Stolz....


Copper Creek Landscaping to expand in Hillyard

The owner of a Spokane-based landscaping company located in the Hillyard neighborhood has his sights set on expanding his current office and constructing a new 18,000-square-foot light-industrial incubator starting the middle of the year....

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