Spokane Journal of Business

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25+5: Ignite Northwest releases inaugural list of emerging tech companies

Spokane business accelerator Ignite Northwest has released its inaugural Ignite 25+5 list, which recognizes 30 young companies with an Inland Northwest presence. ...


Etailz looks to regain its stride following transition

Spokane Valley-based online marketplace retailer etailz Inc., the one-time poster child for startup ...


Stockton family plans next U District development

Spokane-based development company Philomena LLC, which is led by Spokane native and basketball ...


Q&A with new Coeur d’Alene Chamber CEO Derrell Hartwick

Derrell Hartwick became CEO of the Coeur d’Alene Chamber of Commerce on Dec. 1...


$290 million-plus in public projects to start this year

Even though the passage of Initiative 976 and its subsequent court challenge have left some public ...


Safe at home: Realtors must consider personal safety when showing houses

In 2013, the Yakima Herald reported the brutal assault of Yakima real estate broker Vern Holbrook at a rural home he was showing to a couple who posed as potential buyers. ...


WSU researcher studies marijuana use among pregnant women

New research shows the use of cannabis among pregnant women is increasing as both medical and recreational marijuana are legalized in more states. ...


Workplace sexism can be harmful to women’s health

Though notable strides in workplace culture and policy change undoubtedly have improved employment conditions for many women over the last several decades, the impacts of sexism on women are particularly evident in male-dominated fields. ...


Thermal imagery business heats up

Thomas Ethen’s diverse resume through the years has led to the one job he finds to be most enjoyable of all: remote pilot in command—more commonly known as drone pilot. ...


MultiCare physician explores new spine surgery technique

After 20 years of chronic back pain, former Stevens County Commissioner Fran Bessermin decided quality of life was more important than the fear of having spinal surgery and elected to undergo a new surgery technique developed last year. ...

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