Spokane Journal of Business

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Hecla to shut down Lucky Friday for rest of year

Hecla Mining Co. expects to suspend production at its Lucky Friday Mine for the rest of the year as it makes modifications following a mine-shaft fire....


Tech Hub Hopes: Two Spokane groups compete on national scale for federal funds

Two Spokane-area consortia are competing against more than 370 other groups nationwide to land ...


Treasury4 raises $20M in new capital

Treasure4 Inc., a Spokane-based fintech company that offers tools and software for treasury and...


Providence, WSU collaborate to address nurse shortage

Providence has partnered with the Washington State University College of Nursing, in Spokane, to...


Meet & Greet with Carl Maxey Center’s Shari Williams-Clarke

In August, Shari Williams-Clarke became the executive director of the Carl Maxey Center, nearly a year after the organization’s founder, Sandy Williams—no relation to Williams-Clarke—tragically died in a plane accident. ...


Healing Lodge of Seven Nations opens new clinic

In a quiet corner of Spokane Valley, songbirds and other sounds of nature occasionally break the silence at the recently completed Family Wellness & Healing Center, where employees at The Healing Lodge of the Seven Nations are preparing to welcome ...


Avista names first female president

Avista Corp. has promoted Heather Rosentrater, 46, to president and chief operating officer. She will be Avista’s 15th president—and its first woman president—in the Spokane-based power company’s 134-year history, a press release states. ...


What’s Happening With: Spokane’s University District

Following a spate of highly touted developments, Spokane’s University District Development Association is making plans on several levels for what might come next, says Juliet Sinisterra, the organization’s CEO. Forward-looking concepts under...


Birdie’s Pie Shop to open in Spokane

Post Falls-based Birdie’s Pie Shop is mixing Spokane into its operations this week with the opening of a bakery just north of the Monroe Street Bridge. The grand opening of the new shop, at 712 N. Monroe, is set for Sept. 16, says owner Sharee Moss...

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