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Spokane-based Moss Adams principal selected to lead national practice

Seattle-based national accounting firm Moss Adams LLP, which has an office here, has named Spokane partner Craig Sanders as the national leader of the firm’s financial services consulting practice, which covers all 50 states. The financial services con...

Jack Buell Trucking buys mill, relocates it to Idaho

A new whole-log chip mill is expected to be in operation near St. Maries, Idaho, late this year. The mill is owned by Jack Buell Trucking, of St. Maries, and will operate at the company’s Swan Lake Fiber site in Milltown, a Benewah County, Idaho, commun...

Providence reports $141.7 million in charity

Spokane-based Providence Health Care, the Inland Northwest’s largest provider network, provided more than $141.7 million in charity and support in Eastern Washington last year, according the organization’s 2017 Community Benefit Report, released earli...

Kilted Growler taps into Hayden

The Kilted Growler Tap House opened earlier this month at 8160 N. Cornerstone Drive, in Hayden. Owner Steve Welch, a longtime Coeur d’Alene home brewer, says he opened the tap house as a way of getting back into the beer business. “My father used to...

Spokane artist Ben Joyce plans new gallery

Spokane artist Ben Joyce says he plans this fall to open a production studio, an art gallery, and an event space to be named Ben Joyce Studios, in the former auto glass warehouse at 806 W. Third. “It’s always been a dream of mine to open up a gallery...

Fresh Soul opens in East Central neighborhood

The Spokane Eastside Reunion Association is set to debut Fresh Soul, its long-planned Southern-style restaurant and youth-employment program, with an opening date scheduled for today, July 19. SERA founder Michael C. Brown says the nonprofit purchased th...

Sams & Coffee opens in Spokane Valley

Jacob Miller has opened a new coffee and sandwich shop named Sams & Coffee, at 12709 E. Mirabeau Parkway, in Spokane Valley. Miller, who also owns the downtown sports bar Crave Eats.Drinks.Nightlife., says he was looking to start a slightly different kin...

The Journal’s View: Incentives add up to keep Spokane area in contention

While the Washington state constitution doesn’t allow us to put up the millions of dollars in tax breaks and incentives for private development we’re seeing offered by other states and cities to lure economic development, we can celebrate what incenti...

Guest Commentary: WSU college of pharmacy renamed for expanding role

When thinking of disruptors in business and industry, there are some common characteristics: innovation in thinking, transformation of the status quo, and flexibility in sustaining growth are a few that come to mind. These traits are not necessarily asso...

New statute affects condo, homeowners associations

On July 1, major changes to Washington state law governing homeowners and condominium owners associations took effect. Representing approximately 12 years of effort by lawyers, developers, builders, and real estate professionals, those changes affect all...

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