Spokane Journal of Business

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Mining concerns advance on Argentinian prospects

Two Spokane mining exploration companies, Yamana Resources Inc. and Minera Andes Inc., say theyre making significant advances on promising mineral deposits in Argentina.Yamana says its has found what it believes to be a commercially viable a...

City in negotiations to buy north bank land

As consultants continue work on a master plan to transform the north bank of the Spokane River between Howard and Washington streets for educational, recreational, and sports uses, public land holdings there could be on the verge of increasing.A...

Abandonment order sought for Mars Hotel

U.S. Bankruptcy Court trustee Jack R. Reeves has filed a motion seeking to have the Mars Hotel & Casino property, which includes a building and an adjacent annex at the northwest corner of Sprague and Bernard downtown, declared abandoned.The for...

Trade delegation to visit Korea, China, Taiwan

A Spokane delegation of business and education leaders is expected to embark on a 10-day trade mission next spring to Seoul, South Korea; Shanghai, China; and Taipei, Taiwan.The trip is being organized primarily by Whitworth Colleges Institute...

Community colleges eye $4.8 million in work

Community Colleges of Spokanes board of trustees has given approval for design work for both an expansion of the Spokane Community College student center and an addition to the fitness center at Spokane Falls Community College. If both projects a...

Downtown Toyota plans to open Lexus dealership

Downtown Toyota Inc., of Spokane, has agreed to buy the assets of Lexus of Spokane from Appleway Automotive Groups owner, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based Republic Industries Inc., and plans to move the dealership downtown.Before the move can must...

‘Hummingbird’ vials fan whir of growth at Unicep

Unicep Packaging Inc., of Sandpoint, is expecting big things from its small, squeezable vials.Demand has been so strong for its tiny MicroDose fluid and gel dispenserswhich some customers say look like hummingbirds, and which hold products to...

Nascart Inc. owners start manufacturer

The owners of Nascart Inc., a Spokane-based go-cart track operator, have formed a second company here called American Thunder Cart Inc. to manufacture go-carts and offer consulting services to other track developers.The new concern is operating...

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