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SESCO buys assets of Pasco company

Spokane Electrical Services Co. (SESCO), of Spokane, has bought the assets of AE Utilities, of Pasco, Wash., and melded those assets with those of its Spokane-based PowerCom division, which installs copper and fiber-optic wiring for data and voice...

Holley Mason upgrade gets financial backing

Real estate investor and developer Rob Brewster Jr. says he has secured financing for the rehabilitation of the long-vacant Holley Mason Building in downtown Spokane and expects initial cleanup of the historic six-story structure to begin in is to...

Portland company buys Christian Gift Center

Christian Supply Centers Inc., a Portland, Ore.-based company that operates a chain of inspirational retail stores, has bought Christian Resources Inc., which had operated five Christian Gift Center outlets here and in Coeur dAlene.Also, Inc.,...

Egghead’s top exec will stay

Egghead.com Inc.s employment agreement with the executive who has led the Spokane company through its resurrection is about to run out, but he apparently is going to stay with the software reseller.Eggheads proxy statement from last year its...

Trucker tries to pull out of skid

WTB Inc., the financially troubled Spokane trucking company that at one time commanded a fleet of 280 trucks operating nationwide, is seeking approval of a reorganization plan that it hopes will allow it to emerge from bankruptcy protection.The...

Paulsen Center being sold

Joel Diamond, chairman and CEO of Seattle-based Diamond Parking Inc., which has substantial real estate holdings here, is buying the historic Paulsen Center downtown from Joe and Mary Dinnison.The transaction, which is expected to close by Nov....

Auto chain may buy Camp here

Publicly traded Lithia Motors Inc., of Medford, Ore., which owns and operates 24 auto dealerships in three states, has approached Camp Automotive Inc., of Spokane, about buying the Camp dealership.Phil Camp, president of Camp Automotive, says in...

Kaiser takes cautious view on market buildup

Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical Corp., one of the Spokane areas largest employers, is taking a cautionary attitude toward reports that aluminum-industry activity appears to be rebounding in the Pacific Northwest.Kaisers two facilities here, the a...

Max Spalding buys surplus Boeing land

Max Spalding, owner of Spalding Auto Parts Inc. in the Spokane Valley, has bought more than 70 acres of surplus land from Boeing Co. behind Boeings West Plains fabricating plant.Spalding says he plans to develop some speculative buildings on 2...

Expansion under way at Airway Heights park

Barrier Industries Inc., of Spokane, says it has begun constructing three buildings at its 80-acre industrial park in Airway Heights, and plans to build three more structures there later this year.The park, which is located in southwest Airway a...

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