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Power Moves: Avista to invest over $104M in series of energy, gas upgrades

Avista Corp. is investing $104 million into updates to its electricity and natural gas distribution systems in Washington and Idaho. Josh DiLuciano, vice president of energy delivery at the Spokane-based power company, says electric facility...


Kaspien Holdings to delist from Nasdaq exchange

Spokane Valley-based e-commerce company Kaspien Holdings Inc. has announced that it will voluntarily...


Big building remodels hit heart of downtown

Renovations are planned for two iconic structures in Spokane’s downtown core—the Crescent ...


Women find success in INW automotive industry

Some women serving in executive positions at three regional auto dealerships started their careers...


Spokane Conservation District plans permanent market

The Spokane Conservation District plans to create a permanent structure to accommodate a ...


Sports dome expected to be completed next month

Airdome Northwest LLC expects to complete its 40,000-square-foot air dome in Spokane’s Hillyard neighborhood next month, says Cantu Commercial Properties LLC founder Dan Cantu. The air-inflated, climate-controlled structure, located at 3939 E. Joseph...


Gesa Credit Union expands footprint into North Idaho

Gesa Credit Union is building a 10,500-square-foot multitenant building in Post Falls in which the Richland, Washington-based financial institution plans to establish its full-service branch in Idaho. Richard Waddle, Gesa’s executive vice president ...


Meet & Greet with Lydig Construction CFO Katie Burton

Spokane Valley-based Lydig Construction Inc. recently appointed Katie Burton as the company’s new chief financial officer. Burton, 42, succeeds Mark Bray, who retired at the start of the year after serving in that role for 28 years....


Sister entrepreneurs support each other’s ventures

Entrepreneurial sisters Emily Elizabeth Johnson and Jenny Cashion say that although they own distinct small businesses, they frequently lean on each other for support and advice. “We always say we’re in the same boat, but we’re in different water...


Good ‘Dilla to expand into River Park Square

Spokane-based food truck Good ’Dilla will soon be dishing up its quesadillas and tacos at the River Park Square food court, at 808 W. Main, in downtown Spokane. While owners Kathryn and Zack Robertson will continue food truck operations, they’ve ...

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