Spokane Journal of Business

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China’s double-edged sword and its effects on Spokane recycling

New restrictions halfway around the world are expected to prompt increased competition for the Spokane-area’s recyclables—and potentially increased costs—for businesses and consumers here. Deb Geiger, regional solid waste manager for Spokane County...

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Zoning in on economic development opportunity in Spokane

Eleven U.S. Census Bureau tracts in Spokane County have been selected as Opportunity Zones, in which...

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On a roll at Silverwood

More adventure seekers than ever before are expected to pass through the gates of Silverwood Theme P...

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Whitworth Water District to build $4.3 million facility

Whitworth Water District No. 2 plans to start construction next week of a new $4.3 million administr...

Northwest Farm Credit posts increase in earnings

Northwest Farm Credit Services, the Spokane-based agricultural lending cooperative, has reported fir...

Super Oval promoter abruptly cancels season

A few weeks after expressing optimism that he might turn a profit this year, the promoter of the half-mile oval racetrack at Spokane County Raceway has raised the black flag on the season. On April 30, Rick Nelson, owner of Spokane Super Oval LLC, anno...

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Adventure Dynamics: Seeking excitement, finding trust

Enclosed in a forest of fir trees rests a giant teeter-totter, huge swing, zip lines, trapeze jumps, a slide, and a ladder large enough to put Jack’s beanstalk to shame. Those props and others are features of programs offered through Adventure Dynami...

Kirishian’s Imported Rug Co. acquires cleaning company

Kirishian’s Imported Rug Co., of Spokane, has purchased the assets of AAmerican Cleaning Bob’s Inc., formerly based in Spokane Valley. Owner Richard Kirishian has moved the cleaning company into the Kirishian’s Imported Rug building at 220 E. Seco...

Poole’s Public House owners break ground on new building for North Side restaurant

Scott and Lisa Poole, owners of Poole’s Public House, have started construction of a new building into which they plan to move their North Side restaurant and bar from an adjacent strip mall at 101 E. Hastings Road. Scott Poole says the North Side rest...

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A fast expansion of rapid-care health services in Spokane

Spokane’s biggest health care providers are adding rapid-care clinics in the Spokane market, well, rapidly. Providence Health Care has opened one such clinic in the Spokane area, called Providence Express Care Clinic, and has plans to open three more ...

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