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Insurance association looks to expand its reach in INW

The Eastern Washington regional chapter of the National Association of Insurance Financial Advisors is seeking to increase membership and plans to offer continuing education courses beginning this fall. ...

Around Town

Mallon Properties Holding LLC has purchased the 2,170-square-foot office building at 1328 W. Mallon as an investment. The property was previously the home of a law office. Mike Favret, of Goodale & Barbieri Company, handled the transaction. The Outpo...

Avista plans $15 million new substation

Spokane-based utility provider Avista Corp. is planning a nearly $15 million substation relocation and upgrade at its Sunset site as part of its ongoing investment in infrastructure, says Josh DeLuciano, director of engineering. ...

U District receives federal brownfield sites grant

The University District is poised to begin evaluation of potential revitalization efforts at 12 properties with a $600,000 grant the neighborhood recently received from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. ...

Journal of Business announces Rising Stars for 2019

The Journal of Business has selected 10 Spokane-area young professionals to be honored as the 2019 Rising Stars. This year’s slate of honorees includes five women and five men. ...

VIP Production moves to larger space in East Spokane

VIP Production Northwest Inc. has purchased a 26,300-square-foot office and warehouse building at 724 N. Madelia near the Iron Bridge Office Campus that will more than double the company’s operating space. ...

Portland-based printer acquires Target Media Northwest

Signature Graphics Inc., a Portland-based commercial printer, has acquired Target Media Northwest, the Spokane-based commercial printing and mailing services company that publishes Wheel Deals and Nickel Nik publications. ...

Dry Fly Distilling explores move

Dry Fly Distilling Inc. is exploring the possibility of moving its entire operation under one roof to part of The Spokesman-Review newspaper printing building downtown, according to a city pre-development application. ...

Franchisees look to add Dutch Bros. Coffee locations

Kevin Parker, co-owner of GTG Ventures LLC, which operates all nine Spokane County Dutch Bros. coffee stores, says the company plans to open a tenth store that will open in Airway Heights in mid-October. T...

Work is underway at Watts Building

Construction has started on a planned interior remodel of a restaurant and adjoining brewery at the site of the former Watts Automotive & Driveline Service garage along the 1300 block of west First Avenue downtown. ...

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