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Locust Cider plans downtown taproom

Woodinville, Washington-based Locust Cider & Brewing Co. plans to place its first taproom in Spokane in the former Huppins building, at 425 W. Main downtown, this fall. ...

Inland Northwest banks report net profits

Banks with branches in the Spokane area report operating in the black during this year’s second quarter, according to their earnings releases. ...

Composite value of INW public companies rises

Spokane-based financial advising company Hart Capital Management Inc. says the composite value of the region’s seven publicly traded companies rose to $10.2 billion in the second quarter, an increase of 5.9%, or $566.8 million...

The Journal’s View: Civility must become part of mayoral campaigns

Spokane’s mayoral race is shaping up to be an ugly campaign. Already. And it’s just mid-August. The general election is just under 12 weeks away. At this stage, both candidates, current City Council President Ben Stuckart and former TV anchorwoman...

Guest Commentary: Statewide housing crisis needs to be addressed

We hear about skyrocketing home prices in places like Seattle, San Francisco, and New York and shake our heads. Modest three-bedroom ramblers going for $1 million or more. ...

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Spokane weighs impact fee adjustments by district

The city of Spokane is exploring a change to its impact fees code that has the potential to add or save thousands of dollars for developers, depending on which district they’re building in. ...

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Katerra factory delivers to Catalyst

Katerra Inc.’s Spokane Valley cross-laminated timber manufacturing facility has not yet been fully completed, but the Menlo Park, Calif.-based construction, design, and manufacturing company has already delivered its first order in Spokane ...

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Developer envisions riverfront housing project

Phoenix, Arizona-based Sagamore Capital plans to develop a $45 million, waterfront multifamily complex on North Erie Street in the University District, to be dubbed River Bend. ...

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Designing a good reputation

In today’s fast-paced, high-tech world, it’s become increasingly important to evaluate our values and the professional image we’re presenting to others, say authors Stephanie Vigil and Colleen McMahon. ...

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Rockwood Retirement Communities’ big plans with Whitworth

Just three years after its $51 million redevelopment on Spokane’s South Hill, Rockwood Retirement Communities is turning its focus on the planned $69 million redevelopment of its North Side location, to be dubbed Rockwood at Whitworth. ...

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