Spokane Journal of Business

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Recruiting from the West Side

The city of Spokane is preparing to launch its own job recruiting initiative aimed at attracting West Side companies to bring highly paid professional and management-level jobs here. The campaign, the first of its kind for the city, likely will start...

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Drivers Wanted

Trucking industry experts say a scarcity of commercial truck drivers has begun to create sweeping...

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Amazon to staff up by fall of 2019

Before the 2019 holiday rush, Amazon.com Inc. hopes to have nearly all 1,500 positions filled at the...

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Ponderosa Village fast-track work starts

Construction is underway on the estimated $6 million Ponderosa Village retail center development...

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A dynamic approach to fitness

A long line of parents, siblings, and friends of aspiring young gymnasts waited outside the Dynamic ...

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Streaming the Beam

When Seattle-based OAC Services Inc. first introduced a remotely controlled, moveable robot that enabled the user to visit with people in its Spokane office, employees weren’t sure what to do with it. “At first, it was, well this is kind cool, but...

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Spokane Architect aims for consistent oversight

Rex Anderson, owner and principal of Fusion Architecture PLLC, says the name of his firm has everything to do with his approach to architectural design. “My skill set really does blend a beginning-to-end type of oversight for projects,” Anderson says...

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Retiring in Lilacs

Larry Enloe thinks everybody should look into Lilac Plaza Retirement Community LLC. “I love it … they have everything,” says Enloe, who has resident of the 14-floor independent-living retirement community for nine years. Enloe says he likes to car...

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Landmarks commission receives national recognition

The Spokane Historic Landmarks Commission has received a national award for its work on an inventory of midcentury modern architecture here. The Commission Excellence Award, which honors outstanding efforts and achievements by local preservation...

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Valley concern helps widows find independence

Twenty years ago, Wes Teterud and his wife, Adrienne, started Widows Might in the basement of a local church, with the goal of the Spokane Valley nonprofit to provide guidance and resources on practical matters for widows who might not have support from...

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