Spokane Journal of Business

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Third time’s charm: Alisha Benson leads GSI after two interim stints

Alisha Benson served briefly as interim president and CEO for Greater Spokane Incorporated after Rich Hadley retired and Steve Stevens succeeded him in 2014. She again sat for a spell in the captain’s chair after Stevens left in late 2015 and ...


Pipl Inc. expands along with world’s ‘identity crisis’

In the digital age, a new identity can be created with the click of a few buttons, data breaches and...


Spiceology maintains aggressive growth clip

It’s an early Saturday, and the warehouse of the Spokane-based spices and rub company Spiceology...


Beacon of progress at Beacon Hill

For nearly 31 years, the Beacon Hill development has been a dream of Spokane developer Pete Rayner. ...


Majority of new Spokane medical students are women

For the first time in the nation’s history, the enrollment of women in medical degrees has ...


Working with a True Life Canvas

As the daughter of Coeur d’Alene artist Stephen Shortridge, Hayley Shortridge-Gabriel foresaw a future that was going to resemble something similar to that of her father’s. At least until the reality of an artistic lifestyle set in. “The idea of ...


Pryotek builds facility to supply aluminum smelters in Middle East

Spokane-based manufacturer Pyrotek Inc. is building a manufacturing facility in the Middle East to help meet growing consumer demand for aluminum in that region....


Hardwick & Sons moves ahead in Post Falls

Hardwick & Sons hardware store has selected a site along east Mullan Avenue in Post Falls for its new store, the architect on the project says. Mark Latham, owner of Post Falls-based ML Architect & Associates Inc., says a 22,000-square-foot building ...


Started from ground up, NNAC reaches new heights

What does a 24-year-old woman of Cherokee descent with a two-year-old going through a divorce decide to do at the beginning of the Great Recession? Start a construction business of course. Today, a Regina Lettau has turned that business into an...

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