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Amazon plans delivery station in Airway Heights

A month after scuttling plans to develop a North Spokane delivery station, Amazon.com Inc. is moving forward with a station in Airway Heights, the company announced this morning....


ZAGANOMICS: Gonzaga basketball becomes economic engine

A near-perfect, capstone season by Gonzaga University’s men’s basketball team has generated...


Convenience store operators expand with Spokane’s population

The number of gas stations and convenience stores in the Spokane area has been growing along with ...


Inland Northwest bankers navigate low interest rates, slim margins

Zero-percent benchmark interest rates have sparked unprecedented loan demand for Spokane-area banks...


Parting Thoughts with Whitworth University’s Beck Taylor

Beck Taylor is leaving Whitworth University after 11 years as president of the private Christian...


$22.5M assisted-living facility envisioned on Spokane’s South Hill

A Denver-based health care facility developer is planning a $22.5 million assisted living and memory care facility on Spokane’s South Hill, according to predevelopment documents on file with the city of Spokane....


Sustained mortgage activity swamps credit unions

As the real estate market in the Spokane area remains scorching hot, so does the mortgage lending market, credit union representatives here say. However, they’re also in agreement that the current low-rate environment can’t last, and some are working...


Hillyard shopping center changes hands for $17.65M

A 66,500-square-foot shopping center in Spokane’s Hillyard neighborhood has sold to Spokane-based investment company Sinto Properties LLC. The company purchased the multitenant property, which is located on the 3900 block of north Market Street...


Reuniting retirement home residents with their friends, families

As long-term care facilities begin to reopen to visitors in the wake of climbing vaccination rates, administrators here say spaces at their facilities are in high demand....


Casual Friday Donuts to open Spokane Valley store

After a decade of operating Casual Friday Donuts on Spokane’s North Side, owner and Spokane Valley resident Amber Owens plans to debut a second donut shop closer to home this month....

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