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Ohio-based HDT Global acquires Berg Manufacturing

Berg Manufacturing Inc., which does business as Berg Cos., the Spokane Valley-based manufacturer of remote camp shelter products, has been acquired by HDT Global Inc. ...

Tamarack Aerospace files plans to reorganize

Sandpoint, Idaho-based Tamarack Aerospace Group Inc. has filed a reorganization plan that, if approved, brings the company closer to emerging from Chapter 11 reorganization through the U.S. Bankruptcy Court. ...

ST Telemedia to acquire interest in 2nd Watch

Singapore-based ST Telemedia intends to acquire a controlling interest in 2nd Watch Inc., a cloud computing company founded in Liberty Lake. The transaction is pending regulatory approval. Jeff Aden, a co-founder of ...

Spokane economist named to state Community Economic Revitalization Board

Spokane economist Vange Ocasio Hochheimer has been appointed to the Washington state Department of Commerce Community Economic Revitalization Board. Her three-year volunteer term began Sept. 3. ...

Gravity Labs founders launch new news app

Robbi Katherine Anthony and Patrick McHugh, founders of nonprofit project Solace, have launched an app that aims to curate news relevant to the transgender community. ...

Maryhill Winery enters food space

Maryhill Winery is moving beyond making wine and into food service. Now known as Maryhill Winery Tasting Room & Bistro, the award-winning business now serves regionally based foods at its Washington locations in Spokane, Goldendale, and Vancouver. ...

Snap Fitness to relocate to Ponderosa Village

Owners of a Snap Fitness 24-hour fitness club in Spokane Valley are moving the gym roughly three miles southwest of its current location to a newly constructed site in the Ponderosa Village retail development at 11205 E. Dishman-Mica Road. ...

Mail Box Center changes hands

After more than 30 years, the Mail Box Center, in Spokane Valley, has changed hands. But the genetic fingerprints aren’t too dissimilar from the previous owner. Kaleena Greer recently purchased the business, located at 9116 E. Sprague...

The Journal’s View: Prop 1 should be approved to open city’s labor dealings

It’s time that governments shed daylight on negotiations for public employee wages, salaries and benefits, and voter approval of Proposition 1 will do that for the city of Spokane, at least. ...

Guest Commentary: Invasive tool wouldn’t be good replacement for gas tax

Last year, members of the Washington State Transportation Commission ran a pay-per-mile pilot program. The program tested several options, including a GPS-enabled transponder attached to your car and a mileage reporting app for your phone. ...

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