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Foothills dealership plans South Hill shop

Foothills Lincoln Mercury Mazda plans to open a satellite service center on the South Hill that would be the first Ford Motor Co.-certified facility of its type in the Pacific Northwest and one of only about a dozen nationally.Chris Marr, of the...

USB to build bank branch in Mead area

United Security Bank, of Spokane, says it plans to build a bank branch later this year at a site south of Mount Spokane Park Drive between U.S. 2 and Market Street.Richard Emery, president of United Security Bancorp., the holding company that is...

Inland Power considers big power line upgrade

Inland Power & Light Co., the Spokane-based electrical cooperative, says it plans to upgrade its transmission line through the town of Millwood if Inland Empire Paper Co. selects the cooperative to supply power to its paper plant there.Inland a...

Valley retirement center will cost $21.5 million

A Spokane Valley development company and a Spokane nursing-home operator plan to build a $21.5 million, 200-unit retirement complex in the Spokane Valley.The development company, Arger Capital Corp., owned by brothers Prokey and Greg Arger, and...

Shop illuminates sleepy Madison

A warm glow emanates from a storefront nestled among run-down structures on a sleepy block of south Madison Street downtown. Through the picture windows, light radiates from antiquated lamps and 1930s ceiling fixtures on display in the showroom...

Business park eyed off Freya

Spokane businessman Dave Clack and North Idaho businessman Harry Magnuson are considering developing a business park on 18 acres east of a railroad overpass on Freya Street in the heart of East Spokanes industrial area.A portion of the has for...

Nursing homes here feel pinch

Spokane Countys 25 nursing homes, which collectively care for thousands of elderly and disabled residents, have begun feeling the squeeze of federally reduced Medicare reimbursement rates.The Medicare reimbursement changes, though only months...

Plans show Shadle Wal-Mart

Plans have been submitted to the city of Spokane for a proposed 120,000-square-foot Wal-Mart store at Shadle Center on Spokanes North Side.If the project proceeds as expected, the new development would give the aging retail complex a facelift...

Finnerty brothers file personal bankruptcies

Spokane restaurateurs Thomas K. Finnerty and his brother, Brian P. Finnerty, each have filed for personal bankruptcy liquidation in the Eastern Washington district of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court.The Finnerty brothers are co-owners of Spokane Bar &...

I-90 Express Finishing coats the inland market

Theres something to be said for recognizing ones aptitude and exploiting it.Thats what Spokanes Kevin Collins did after going to work in 1984 for a finishing shop in Redmond, Wash., that painted sheet-metal, cast-aluminum, machined, and...

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