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Hospice of North Idaho starts $1.8 million expansion

Coeur d’Alene nonprofit Hospice of North Idaho says it has started construction on a $1.8 million expansion to the Schneidmiller House inpatient unit to help meet the community’s growing need for specialized end-of-life care. ...

Maverik builds its fifth store in Spokane area

Construction of a $2.9 million Maverik Inc. gas station and convenience store is underway at 28 E. Montgomery, in Spokane. Located on 1.6 acres of land, the new gas station will have 12 fueling stations, all of which will offer both unleaded and diesel ...

High Tide to roll into downtown Spokane

High Tide LLC, a new lobster bar, is expected to bring an East Coast vibe to Spokane by the end of February, says Chad White, chef and owner of the restaurant planned for the second floor of the Numerica Building, at 502 W. Riverside. ...

Virtual reality arcade planned in Spokane’s University District

A new gaming venue, Immerse VRcade LLC, is slated to open in early April at 1217 N. Hamilton, in Spokane’s University District. Owner Pamela Glen says she decided to open up a virtual reality arcade that non-gamers—like herself—and experienced game...

Bistro opens in historic Browne’s Addition home

Browne’s Boomtown Bistro LLC, a new breakfast and lunch nook, is now open in a converted Browne’s Addition Victorian-style home that was built in 1901. Browne’s Boomtown Bistro owner Terri Adolfson says her husband, Jim Adolfson, is one of three...

Improvements planned at Chateau Rive

Glover Mansion Events LLC, operator of Chateau Rive at the Flour Mill, has purchased Bozzi Media’s interest in the venue. The transaction gives Glover Mansion Events, owned by Bob Adolfson, full control of the venue. ...

The Journal’s View: Economic development bill could give Spokane a boost

Border counties in Washington state face major challenges when competing with Idaho and Oregon for businesses looking to relocate or expand. Legislators, especially those representing the Spokane area, should back a bill that would provide a sustainable ...

HSSA deserves reauthorization through state Legislature

Created by Washington state, the Health Sciences and Services Authority of Spokane County was authorized countywide by Spokane County in 2008 and began operating in 2009 with a mission to provide grant funding for bioscience research to promote economic ...

Incyte Diagnostics hires Patty Sipes as new CEO

Spokane Valley-based Incyte Diagnostics, an anatomic pathology services provider, has hired Patty Sipes, to serve as its new CEO starting tomorrow, March 1. Originally from New York, Sipes moved to the area in 2012 to pursue a job with Spokane-based ...

Pullman hospital plans $29 million bond measure

Pullman Regional Hospital’s board of commissioners has approved a resolution to put a $29 million bond measure on the ballot for a special election in Pullman on April 23. The measure will ask Pullman residents to vote to approve funding through ...

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