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Inland Power names new CEO

Inland Power & Light has named longtime electric cooperative executive Jasen Bronec as its new CEO. Bronec, who is scheduled to start Aug. 23, will replace Chad Jensen, who disclosed plans to retire late last year after nearly a decade as the organizat...


Downtown Spokane Partnership may be headed to the other side of the tracks

City officials are asking the Downtown Spokane Partnership to take on the added responsibility of providing cleanup and safety services south of the railroad viaduct in the city’s core....

Family Resource Home Care expands into Oregon

Liberty Lake-based Family Resource Home Care has established a presence in Oregon through a pair of acquisitions. ...


Food shortages test Inland Northwest restaurants

Most mornings, Paul D’Orazi opens emails to find out which foods will be in short supply that day. The “low inventory warning” he received at Incrediburger & Eggs on a recent, late June morning from distributor US Foods contained shredded ...


Examining a surge in death investigations

The number of cases the Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office oversees has surged in recent years, and further increases are projected in the second half of this years, says chief medical examiner Dr. Veena Singh....


Q&A with Freeform Interiors’ Fernando Jauretche

Fernando Jauretche says employers are returning their attention to community meeting spaces from the earlier, pandemic-induced trend of Plexiglas workspace dividers. Jauretche is the CEO and owner of Spokane-based commercial furniture dealer and interior...


Small farms work to stave off droughts, fires

Tucked away on a small 50-acre property in Valleyford, about 12 miles southeast of downtown Spokane, CasaCano Farms owners Madyson Versteeg and Jorge Cano have been hard at work reducing fire and drought risks. ...


Central Valley School District to relocate administration, ops facilities

Central Valley School District is preparing for growth with a planned move of its district operations, transportation, and administrative facilities, beginning next fall....


Tangen prepares to roll out South Perry Lantern

Spokane restaurateur Jeremy Tangen just can’t stop himself. Saddled with a passion to open new restaurants, Tangen is about to debut his sixth endeavor in early July. The South Perry Lantern will occupy 2,200 square feet of leased space at ...


Inland Imaging kicks off new liver cancer study

Inland Imaging LLC has enrolled the first patient in a new liver cancer treatment trial. Using what’s known as Y-90 radiation therapy, the treatment uses microscopic beads filled with yttrium-90 isotope “designed to be delivered directly into tumors ...

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