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Worthy Hotels acquires Hotel RL Spokane at the Park

Worthy Hotels Inc., the Spokane-based parent company of four prominent downtown hotels, has bought the Hotel RL Spokane at the Park, near downtown Spokane. The hotel, located on 7 acres of land on the north bank of the Spokane River, at 303 W. North Ri...


Zaycon Foods, former CEO battle in court

Spokane Valley-based national meat delivery company Zaycon Foods LLC, which announced late last mont...


Changes in Cheney: A downtown revitalization effort

A group of businesspeople in Cheney are sowing early seeds of a plan to re-energize the farm-and-col...


H-Source’s revenues rise as hospital margins fall

Amid rising health care costs and continually decreasing hospital profit margins, Spokane health car...


WSDOT, STA adapt transportation projects for Project Rose

Plans for a presumed Amazon.com Inc. distribution center on the West Plains, currently known as Project Rose Fulfillment Center, are impacting scheduled transportation projects in the works by both the Washington state Department of Transportation and Spo...

Post Falls storage facility expands

Construction is underway on an expansion at Seltice Mini Storage Inc., where the number of units will jump to about 380 from 227, says complex owner Troy Mullenix. The total project cost will be close to $1 million, he says. Located at 2425 W. Seltice ...


Fannie’s Ice Pops: When cold treats become a hot product

Long before she envisioned selling ice pops from a cart attached to a bicycle, Mandolyn Hume was freezing her children’s leftover smoothies to make refreshing summertime treats. “We lived by Manito Park, so the ice cream truck would come by multiple ...


Mt. Spokane Ski & Snowboard Park to erect new chairlift

After years of legal battles, a $4.1 million project that includes a new chairlift, seven additional runs, and a conveyor for a tubing hill will be operational at Mt. Spokane Ski & Snowboard Park this winter, park manager Brad McQuarrie says. “It’s b...

Spark Central lands its largest grant to date

Spark Central, a Spokane-based nonprofit that provides access to creative learning opportunities and innovative technology, has been selected for a $100,000 arts and culture grant from the Washington Women’s Foundation. The grant will be disbursed ove...

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