Spokane Journal of Business

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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...

Deaconess seeks to open kidney dialysis center

Deaconess Medical Center has applied to the Washington state Department of Health for a certificate of need to open an eight-station kidney dialysis center in its main hospital building this summer.Deaconess Chief Operating Officer Tom Zellers a...

Pend Oreille PUD seeks Box Canyon relicensing

Pend Oreille Public Utility District No. 1, which serves about 7,400 electricity customers in northeast Washington, has applied to federal authorities for a new operating license for Box Canyon Dam, a 60-megawatt hydroelectric facility located on...

Albertson’s delays work at Mead site

Albertsons Inc., of Boise, has decided to put off building a 57,000-square-foot supermarket at Mount Spokane Plaza, a shopping center planned for the Mead area, delaying other plans there, Spokane developer Joe Stanek says.It isnt a of or...

Avista unit gobbles up downtown office space

To accommodate its rapid growth, Avista Communications, an affiliate of Spokane-based Avista Corp., has leased more than 16,000 square feet of additional office space in downtown Spokane since the first of the year.Avista Communications, which a...

Economic-development leaders to meet on goals

Leaders of Spokane-area economic-development groups plan to meet this month to compare goals and look at ways the groups might cooperate.Were pulling together key organizations involved in economic development to see what everyone is doing a...

Her work is a merry-go-round

As the cheery music starts and the colorful horses spring forward on their circular journey, eyes light up and smiles spread across the generations. From toddlers to seniors, the magic of the merry-go-round touches every age.The carousel is as...

Systems integrator flourishes

George Calvert figures he violated several of the basic tenets for surviving in business last year.He allowed the West Plains company he heads, Calvert Technologies Inc., an automation-systems integrator and manufacturer, to grow at a dizzying a...

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