Spokane Journal of Business

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Hearing examiner OKs Gun Club request

The Spokane County Hearing Examiner has approved the Spokane Gun Club’s application for a conditional-use permit to build a gun range on the West Plains. The hearing examiner handed down his decision on July 1. Spokane Gun Club officer Dave McCann ...

Spokane homes sales just off last year’s pace in first half of 2020

The number of homes sold through the Spokane Association of Realtors’ Multiple Listing Service is down 1% through the first six months of this year, compared with first half of 2019. The MLS reports 3,261 single-family homes and condos on less than ...

Triumph Composite Systems lays off 22 at Spokane facility

Triumph Composite Systems Inc. will lay off 10 employees permanently at its Spokane facilities, effective July 20. Following an earlier layoff last month, this brings the total to 22 permanent layoffs at the facility since the coronavirus pandemic spread...

Hecla Mining touts production, new investor

All five of Hecla Mining Co’s mines are in operation, producing about 3.4 million ounces of silver and almost 60,000 ounces of gold in the second quarter, the Coeur d’Alene-based mining concern reported earlier this month. Also, a Canadian company ...

Medcurity nets second investment from West Side

Medical records-tech company Medcurity Inc. says it has secured a second round of funding this year from a West Side investment firm. The firm, SeaChange Fund, invested $500,000 in Spokane-based Medcurity earlier this month. SeaChange, founded in 2018 ...

Xfinity opens store in Spokane Valley, remodels North Side location

Comcast Corp. has opened a new Xfinity retail store in Spokane Valley and temporarily has closed its Division Street store while that space is being remodeled. The Spokane Valley store is located in the Evergreen Crossing Shopping Center...

Developer rebuilds Spokane Valley retail structure after fire

Dolphin Enterprises LLC, a family-owned business of three generations, has started construction on a building at 6818 E. Sprague, in Spokane Valley, including a replacement structure for a paint store that was destroyed by a fire there in February 2019. ...

Western States Equipment plans Liberty Lake facility

Boise, Idaho-based Western States Equipment Co. plans to build a 127,400-square-foot heavy equipment dealership in Liberty Lake, according to planning documents on file with the city. Site plans show the heavy equipment dealer is planning a four-building...

StanCraft to add third hangar at its Cd’A jet center

StanCraft Jet Center is expanding its ongoing development plans in North Idaho with the addition of a 57,200-square-foot hangar at Coeur d’Alene Airport-Pappy Boyington Field. Construction on the StanCraft Jet Center began last year. As previously ...

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Barker Storage begins work on 10-acre storage facility

A family-owned investment company is developing a storage unit business that also will allocate space for storing boats and recreational vehicles. Barker Storage LLC broke ground last week on its planned $5.5 million self-storage project to be located ...

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