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Cheney credit union develops West Plains branch

Cheney Federal Credit Union has started construction on its second branch, which will be located at the south corner of Westbow Boulevard and Aero Road, near the Interstate 90-Medical Lake interchange, says JoAn Sanders, CEO of the credit union. The 2,70...

Wheatland Bank expands its mortgage division

Spokane-based Wheatland Bank has expanded its mortgage division downtown. The home loan division, l...

Riding the cycles: Monitor rates, stay diversified

Currently, we’re trading near the all-time highs of the U.S. stock market, while the bond market c...

Fiduciary rule discussion raising expectations

Last year, the Department of Labor issued a new ruling requiring that most financial professionals w...

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Post acquisition, Merriman Wealth mines for clients in Spokane

Since its launch in 2008, Inland Capital LLC, a Spokane-based private money lender, has grown its to...

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Advisors Mortgage duo embraces team approach

As the Spokane real estate market continues to heat up, lenders here at The Advisors Mortgage Co. say they’re preparing for added competition in mortgage loans. “The current market is definitely a seller’s market,” says Blaine Rolstad, branch ma...

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WSU adds to research, innovation capabilities in Spokane

Washington State University’s Office of Commercialization has added a new position to the university’s Spokane campus, establishing its first point of contact here for researchers hoping to develop and market new technologies in life science fields. ...

Inland Northwest Bank parent’s acquisition to expand company’s footprint

Spokane-based Northwest Bancorporation Inc., the holding company of Inland Northwest Bank, soon will expand the bank’s footprint into the Columbia River Gorge and the Portland metropolitan area if all goes as planned, representing a significant geograph...

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ICM Asset Management partners go separate directions as rumors swirl

A split between two former partners at a longtime, Spokane-based investment firm has led to the creation of a new firm here, with the previous company continuing to maintain $145 million in client investments under management. Jim Simmons, CEO of 35-year...

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Washington Trust Bank parent posts strong growth in net income

WTB Financial Corp., the Spokane-based parent of Washington Trust Bank, has reported significant full-year growth, with increases in net income, loans, deposits, and assets, for 2016. The company reported net income of $52 million for last year, up from ...

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