Spokane Journal of Business

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Inland Northwest executive pay inches upward

Pre-pandemic executive pay increased by just 1% for executives at Inland Northwest-based publicly traded companies in 2019, according to a Journal of Business analysis. ...

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Working the unemployment system

While the number of people unemployed in Washington state is falling slowly, a combination of fear ...

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Portland developer advances U District housing plans

A Portland-based development company could break ground on its planned $20 million Boxcar Apartments...

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Q&A with Otto Klein of the Spokane Indians Baseball Club

This would have been Otto Klein’s 28th season with the Spokane Indians Baseball Club. Klein...

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Jim Van Löben Sels to take reins at Mt. Spokane ski park

Jim van Löben Sels is trading one passion for another. ...

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Tesla opens first Spokane service center

Palo Alto, California-based electric car and clean energy manufacturer Tesla Inc. has established a service center in East Spokane. Tesla applied for a change-of-use permit at its facility at 3304 E. Springfield, near Playfair Commerce Park, early this ...

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Driving retirement

The most popular part-time job for retirees in Washington state is that of school bus driver, according to a report released last month by national life insurance agency Choice Mutual. But whether that job will remain in the top spot for retirees is hard...

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Socially distanced, socially conscious

Instead of canceling fundraising events, many Inland Northwest nonprofits have moved them into the digital realm. Donor participation in charity events is lower, but some nonprofits say they’re receiving nearly as many donations as in prior years from ...

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WSU to debut senior-living major

About a decade ago, some of the nation’s leading senior care providers began reaching out to Washington State University’s School of Hospitality Business Management about establishing academic courses in their field. ...

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Some employers here make 401(k) adjustments

Americans already were struggling to save for retirement, and the pandemic has only made the situation worse, reports show. Local industry observers say, however, some Spokane employers largely have stayed on track with retirement plans, while others ...

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