Spokane Journal of Business

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WWP far exceeds goal for surplus power sales

After surpassing lofty goals for wholesale power sales last year, Washington Water Power Co. is raising the bar once again.The Spokane company had projected it would sell $190 million worth of surplus electricity in 1996. It did that and up $230...

Heart Institute doing jobs for Sacred Heart

In two moves aimed at improving efficiency and patient care, Spokanes largest hospital has hired the Heart Institute of Spokane both to manage its cardiac services and, in a lesser role, to handle the admitting of patients who come to the for the...

Seeking ties for business with Japan

NISHINOMIYA, JapanSpokane civic leader and former businessman Ed Tsutakawa remembers as a teen-ager in Japan watching American baseball legend Babe Ruth play in an exhibition game at Koshien Stadium. The venerable old ballpark sits just across a...

WTB’s problems intensify

WTB Inc., a troubled Spokane trucking company that at one time purportedly commanded a fleet of 260 trucks operating nationwide, has filed for protection from creditors under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.Petitions submitted to the U.S....

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