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Rohinni hires new CEO, plans move to Liberty Lake

Coeur d’Alene-based tech engineering startup Rohinni LLC has hired a new CEO and plans to move across the state line to Liberty Lake later this year. ...


Hemmingson’s Triumph: Lakeside Capital buys Triumph Composite plant

Wanting to generate long-term, high-paying manufacturing jobs in the Inland Northwest, a company led by veteran businessman and philanthropist John J. Hemmingson has acquired Triumph Composite Systems Inc.’s nearly 50-acre parcel of land and ...


Diversity, equity, inclusion enters the C-suite

Executive-level diversity positions are growing in prominence and scope as organizations adapt their culture to changing social attitudes, some Inland Northwest executives say. ...


The Path to Completion at the Ridpath

A project that’s been more than a decade in the making is well on its way to wrapping up, as developers at the Ridpath start work on the final two floors of the building. ...


Engineering Idaho: David Evans & Associates consults on major traffic changes

Established in Portland, Oregon in 1976, the transportation civil engineering consulting company David Evans & Associates Inc. has secured a solid presence in the Inland Northwest....


Q&A with Fery Catering’s Fery Haghighi

Fereshteh “Fery” and Ahmad Haghighi arrived in the U.S. in September 1980. They had fled from Tehran, Iran, where the revolution threatened their lives. One of Fery’s brothers was a government official when the uprising began. ...


Habitat For Humanity-Spokane shifts to home rehabilitations

Habitat for Humanity-Spokane has pivoted from constructing new homes to rehabilitating existing homes as availability of construction materials and labor tightens and costs rise....


Lord Stanley’s sports bar hopes to start filling cups in mid-August

Business partners—and rabid hockey fans—Jesse Koester and Eowen Rosentrater have their sights set on opening Lord Stanley’s sports bar and restaurant in downtown Spokane next month....


Journal of Business announces its 2021 Rising Stars

The Journal of Business has selected 10 Spokane-area young professionals as its 2021 class of Rising Stars.  Those future leaders will be honored on Sept. 8 at an in-person event at the McGinnity Room, at 116 W. Pacific, downtown....


Spokane architect Bob Wills reflects on his 50-year career

Bob Wills is retiring after 30 years alongside firm co-founder Gary Bernardo at the helm of Spokane-based architecture firm Bernardo|Wills Architects PC. Bernardo says planning for the departure of his partner has long been in progress....

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