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Douglass to build center on Diamond Bowl site

Spokane developer Harlan Douglass plans to begin work this month on a 124,000-square-foot North Side retail center that will include a World Lighting & Design store, among other tenants.World Lighting is the newest retail chain being launched by...

Fruci Financial Services merges into Portland firm

Fruci Financial Services Inc., a Spokane-based medical management and billing company with 86 employees, has been merged into Portland-based Anesthesiologists Associated Inc. (AAI) and has assumed the AAI name.Fruci Financial, which was founded...

Taking design to the extreme

Jim Koch claims he has always worked in a very corporate world, but its hard to tell that from the markets he serves, which range from extreme sports and rock music to custom cars and trick bikes.The 34-year-old Spokane artist owns an Jim...

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...

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