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Cd’A Tribe eyes vote on gaming

The Coeur dAlene Tribe is considering asking Idaho voters to decide the fate of its casino operations via a statewide ballot initiative.That comes in the wake of the Idaho Senates defeat last week of a bill that would have ratified a new the...

Industry is tough on Potlatch

Two years ago on the eve of their annual meeting, officials at Spokane-based Potlatch Corp. believed the big forest-products company was positioned to begin reaping the rewards of a massive capital-improvement program, new corporate efficiencies, a...

Garco lands $10 million Fairchild job

The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers has awarded a $10.2 million contract to Garco Construction Inc., of Spokane, to build a second KC-135 hydrant-based aircraft-fueling system at Fairchild Air Force Base and to expand the bases current fueling began...

Eugster idea for Summit site hits wall

Spokane City Councilman Steve Eugster says hed like to see the city work out some type of agreement with Metropolitan Mortgage & Securities Co. that would help kick-start development activity at the Spokane companys big Summit site west of the...

Lon Gibby seeks funds for growth

Lon Gibby Productions Inc., a 17-year-old Spokane video production company, says its working to secure additional capital to take advantage of potential growth opportunities in the Internet world.Company President Lon Gibby says Gibby is with...

Parrott is flying to Spokane

Parrott Mechanical Inc. will move its headquarters and a service division to Spokane from Coeur dAlene this summer and consolidate its operations in a new, $10 million business park, says the companys general manager, Howard Rude. Parrott, a...

Deaconess seeks to open kidney dialysis center

Deaconess Medical Center has applied to the Washington state Department of Health for a certificate of need to open an eight-station kidney dialysis center in its main hospital building this summer.Deaconess Chief Operating Officer Tom Zellers a...

Pend Oreille PUD seeks Box Canyon relicensing

Pend Oreille Public Utility District No. 1, which serves about 7,400 electricity customers in northeast Washington, has applied to federal authorities for a new operating license for Box Canyon Dam, a 60-megawatt hydroelectric facility located on...

Albertson’s delays work at Mead site

Albertsons Inc., of Boise, has decided to put off building a 57,000-square-foot supermarket at Mount Spokane Plaza, a shopping center planned for the Mead area, delaying other plans there, Spokane developer Joe Stanek says.It isnt a of or...

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