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Kalispels to expand Northern Quest

The Kalispel Tribe plans to expand its Northern Quest Resort & Casino, in Airway Heights, with a new hotel building. The tribe expects to break ground on the new project in March and complete it in early 2023. ...


Taken Out: College bars, restaurants struggle with fanless games, new restrictions

This time last year, the Gonzaga University men’s basketball team already had played four home...


Pandemic hits female workforce most profoundly

A dearth of child care options and a high ratio of women in industries affected most by ...


Commercial construction comes on strong in Spokane as residential work dips

Counter to national trends, nonresidential new construction in Spokane has remained strong ...


Parting Thoughts with YMCA’s Steve Tammaro

Steve Tammaro is retiring after more than eight years at the helm of YMCA of the Inland Northwest...


High Five: Big Spokane-area construction projects are on schedule

The five highest-value projects currently under construction in the Spokane area are all on track for their projected completion dates. Valued at a total of nearly $150 million, the top five projects include Shaw Middle School...


Flexibility is key to school design in current environment

Those involved in overseeing projects and creating designs for school buildings say adaptability and a focus on infrastructure such as ventilation are essential as more students return to in-person classes in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic....


$8 million commercial complex planned in Liberty Lake

A new $8 million development at the southwest corner of Country Vista Drive and Whitman Lane is expected to bring a pediatric dental office, a Mexican cuisine restaurant, and retail space to Liberty Lake....


Pair of developers leave their tracks across West Plains

It wasn’t what was in Airway Heights that drew Spokane-area investor Dick Edwards to buy large chunks of land on the West Plains through the years. It’s what surrounded the area that caught his eye. “It was the interstate, a pair of interchanges...


Man Shop to build corporate headquarters on Spokane’s North Side

Blue-Chip Alliance LLC, which operates The Man Shop barbershops in the Spokane area, plans to construct its own corporate headquarters building, with capacity for additional retail tenants. ...

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