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Washington Trust Bank parent to repurchase $10 million in shares

Spokane-based WTB Financial Corp., the holding company for Washington Trust Bank, has launched a $10 million share repurchase program. The bank’s board of directors authorized the share repurchase program March 1, and it will be in effect over...

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Conservation district campus enters new stage

The Spokane Conservation District’s 50-acre conservation and business campus, dubbed 8th Avenue Quarry, is entering a new stage of development with a goal to bring in businesses to the property to work onsite....

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Meet & Greet with MultiCare’s Alex Jackson

Alex Jackson has stepped into his new position as chief executive and senior vice president for MultiCare Health System’s Inland Northwest Region. He has taken the helm from Dr. David O’Brien, who is now chief executive for MultiCare’s South Sound...

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Redband Apartments to add housing near SFCC

The first two buildings of a new apartment complex, named Redband Apartments, are under development in northwest Spokane, says property owner Dave Black. The complex will be constructed on about 4 acres of a 13-acre parcel of land at 1620 N. River Ridge...

Spokane Association of Realtors launches search for next leader

The Spokane Association of Realtors has launched a national search for the eventual successor to its executive officer, Rob Higgins, who plans ...

LaunchPad INW to relaunch

A Spokane tech industry networking and events organization is being resurrected. LaunchPad Inland Northwest LLC, doing business as LaunchPad INW, has relaunched here and plans to host tech-centered events, publish newsletters, and facilitate networking,...

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Lack of homes is greatest obstacle to home buyers

The lack of affordable homes is now the top obstacle holding back potential homebuyers of all races. That’s the conclusion of a study of the obstacles to homeownership in a new report released by the National Association of Realtors....

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Cantarito to bring Mexican cuisine to Indian Trail

A Mexican restaurant featuring seafood dishes is expected to open this summer in the Sundance Plaza commercial development on Indian Trail Road, in northwest Spokane. Cantarito Mexican Restaurant is expected to open in July at 8801 N. Indian Trail,...

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Bernardo|Wills shifts to new structure, governance

After more than 30 years in business, Bernardo|Wills Architects PC is changing its leadership, organization style, name, and branding. Principal Dell Hatch, business manager Gretchen Renz, and associate principal Mike Stanicar will handle day-to-day ...

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Century West grows with rural challenges

Century West Engineering Corp. has been seeing steady growth in the Pacific Northwest in recent years, providing small municipalities and airports with its technical services as well assisting in obtaining public funding for their projects,...

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