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Owsley set to launch reflections Aesthetic Spa in Post Falls

A 30-year veteran of plastic surgery, Post Falls, Idaho-based Dr. Mark Owsley says he’s opening an aesthetics spa to operate in conjunction with his practice. ...

Krav Maga Spokane

Brayson Buckner, the owner of the self-defense training studio Krav Maga Spokane, moved the north Spokane business in mid-July to 116 E. Augusta, from nearby 1403 N. Division. Krav Maga now has doubled in size, taking up 7,000 square feet of space in a ...

Beacon Hill Catering & Events

Beacon Hill Catering & Events, at 4848 E. Valley Springs Road, in Spokane, has expanded its meal delivery service, Beacon at Home. Beacon Hill also has expanded its offerings to include dinner boxes for delivery to Barrister Winery every week for...

Allen foundation study to aid virus response

The Washington state Department of Health and the University of Washington Medicine, backed by the Seattle-based philanthropic organization Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, have launched a major study to determine the percentage of Washingtonians who have...

Life insurance policy can be ‘the last love letter”

Jim Lusk remembers going to the wake of one of his clients who had died after being hit by a truck. The client’s widow pulled him aside and asked if she and her kids were going to be financially OK. “I told her, ‘We’re going to pay off your ...

A. The Journal’s View: Collaboration encouraging in affordable housing issue

It’s encouraging that landlord and tenant representatives here are working together during the coronavirus crisis by seeking rental assistance to keep tenants in their homes during this time of widespread loss of employment and income. ...

B. Guest Commentary: Wear a mask to save lives, preserve jobs, defeat virus.

Wearing a mask saves lives and saves jobs. From Seattle to our small towns, workers are masking up before starting their shifts on manufacturing floors, in restaurant kitchens, construction sites, and hardware stores. This simple tool is even more ...

Electric car maker's West Plains plant appears to be moving forward

Work on Mullen Technologies Inc.'s planned 1.3 million-square-foot West Plains manufacturing facility could start as early as September, says Mullen CEO and founder David Michery. While that timeline might prove to be optimistic, S3R3 Solutions is revi...

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Selkirk Pharma expands vision for West Plains plant

Selkirk Pharma Inc.’s envisioned manufacturing plant on the West Plains will be more than double the size originally indicated, emerging details show. The Spokane-based injectable-drug manufacturing and packaging startup could break ground on the ...

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At least 44K jobs said to be preserved in Spokane area through PPP

Nearly 6,500 Spokane-area employers received hundreds of millions of dollars tied to preserving at least 44,000 jobs through federal Paycheck Protection Program loans. The U.S. Small Business Administration declines to disclose the total loan volume ...

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