Spokane Journal of Business

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Hidden Mother Brewery plans store

The Hidden Mother Brewery plans to move later this spring to a newly remodeled, 3,700-square-foot leased space at 1303 N. Washington from its current 650-square-foot space at a private residence in Liberty Lake. Michael Detar, owner of Hidden Mother, say...

The Journal’s View: Ongoing, planned investment in airport should be lauded

Recent construction projects and planned improvements we’ll be seeing this year and beyond at Spokane International Airport are a testament to the economic growth the Inland Northwest has been seeing, and continued investment in modernizing the airport ...

Guest Commentary: Proposed taxes, policies could lead to exodus from Washington

Legislative leaders recently asked Eastern Washington business leaders an important question: “How are people over there feeling about what we’re doing this session. Good?” Frightened might be more accurate. I’ve been the Eastern Washington...

Power of compounding shouldn’t be overlooked (finance)

The purchase of Manhattan Island by Peter Minuit for $24 in 1626 is commonly used as an example of a one-sided trade in favor of the Dutch. However, applying the power of compound interest to this sale suggests that it could have also worked out well for...

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Hiring Hack: Employer-specific job fairs become more common

While one man sits at a table in the center of the room, pouring over his application and preparing for his third interview of the day, another is in and out before his engine gets cold....

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49 Degrees North plans new ski lodge, chair lift

Chewelah, Wash.-based 49 Degrees North Ski Area has sold a portion of its planned $500 million Sunrise Basin Resort Community to Angel Peak Holdings LLC, a Coeur d’Alene developer...

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On a fast track: Spokane attracts more national, regional sporting events

This year already has been a big one for sporting events here in Spokane, and it’s about to get bigger, says Eric Sawyer, CEO and president of the Spokane Sports Commission....

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Building The Inland Northwest

The Journal news team has written a collection of stories on two dozen of the biggest construction projects in the Inland Northwest. Amazon. Riverfront Park. The North Spokane Corridor, and much more....

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Lisa Brown: An Inland influence on Commerce

Veteran Spokane politician Lisa Brown has started a new role as director of the Washington state Department of Commerce, a position that she hopes will be enriched by both her previous experience serving in the state Legislature...

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On The Lookout for handmade quality

The Lookout, a hand-crafted goods boutique, has opened its doors in a small space tucked in the top floor of the two-story, century-old former home on the edge of Spokane’s Browne’s Addition neighborhood....

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