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Riverview prepares to open $7M memory care facility

Spokane-based Riverview Retirement Community plans to open its new $7 million, 20-bed memory care facility next month. Spokane-based contractor Bouten Construction Co. recently completed constructing the 20,000-square-foot Riverview Memory Care facility ...

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Duluth Trading Co. builds store in Valley

A new 15,700-square-foot Duluth Trading Co. workwear and accessories retail store is in development in Spokane Valley, says Marc Cable, project manager with Illinois-based Interwork Architects Inc., the company that designed the project. The project site...

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Arevo plans reintroduction to health care markets

The founders of Arevo Health LLC, the cloud-based software startup company that began here in 2013, say they’ve secured important new investments that will support the company’s continued growth and expansion. Company CEO Ryan Fix says the company ...

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New text service aims to keep defendants out of jail

A newly implemented text-messaging service designed to remind defendants of upcoming court dates has the potential to reduce failure-to-appear rates and save money in Spokane County courtrooms as well as space in its jails, says a Spokane public defender ...

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Taking the first steps in planning your last wishes

While many of us see the value in planning ahead for life’s big events, when it comes to preplanning a funeral, funeral home operators here say most people are still reluctant. “A lot of people are in denial they’re going to die one day, and others...

Ponderosa Village signs two retail tenants

Doughnut shop Hello Sugar LLC and salon The Mix Salon & Day Spa LLC have been secured as tenants for the first phase of the Ponderosa Village retail development under construction in Spokane Valley, says Mike Tuntland, co-owner of Tuntland Enterprises LLC...

Partners with Families buys Parametrix building

Spokane-based nonprofit Partners with Families & Children has purchased the former Taylor Engineering building at 106 W. Mission Avenue, which it plans to remodel as its new headquarters. Formed in 2003, Partners is a nonprofit with a mission to ...

Tree Medic acquires another arborist service

Coeur d’Alene-based Tree Medic Tree Care Services LLC has acquired Coeur d’Alene-based Specialty Tree Services Inc. and its subsidiary, Tree Removal Services. Specialty Tree Services and Tree Removal Services will operate as subsidiaries of Tree ...

Spokane Home Builders Association’s Fall Festival of Homes kicks off

Over the next two weekends, the Spokane Home Builders Association will hold its 14th annual Fall Festival of Homes, says Joel White, executive director of the association. The festival will feature 30 homes throughout Spokane County built by 20 builders...

Spokane Community College chapter launches motivation Mondays

The Spokane Community College chapter of The National Society of Leadership and Success is launching a weekly Motivational Mondays series that will focus on topics surrounding leadership and will be free and open to the public. Oriana Landt, ...

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