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A Tale of Two Job Markets in the Inland Northwest

The number of people receiving long-term unemployment benefits in the Spokane area remains high, and the number of people who have dropped out of the workforce has increased....

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Electric-vehicle purchases rise in Spokane, but hurdles remain

Electric vehicle purchases have been increasing steadily among Spokane County residents...

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Amazon Air leases planned warehouse at Spokane airport

Amazon.com Inc. plans to lease a soon-to-be-built air cargo facility at Spokane International...

Mullen’s Memphis deal muddies its future in Spokane

Mullen Technologies Inc.’s future in Spokane is up in the air as the startup electric vehicle...

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Angela’s Family Service works to provide safety net for at-risk families

Angela Kraemer decided if she was going to leave the home to help generate income for her family...

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$53 million Podium project to open in fall

Stacked atop a basalt outcropping in the North Bank area overlooking downtown Spokane, The Podium was built on ground that had to be blasted away...

Hearing examiner to revisit gun club project

Although a conditional-use permit for a shooting sports range planned by the Spokane Gun Club recently has been remanded by a superior court judge to the Spokane County Hearing Examiner’s Office, the club is preparing to proceed with the project...

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Kalispel Tribe to start Northern Quest expansion

Despite the battering the hospitality industry is taking due to COVID-19-related social distancing and business restrictions, the Kalispel Tribe of Indians plans to start work soon on a hotel expansion at its Northern Quest Resort & Casino...

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Post Street rebuild a year behind schedule

The Post Street Bridge $18.5 million replacement project has started, with work now underway to reinforce the original concrete arches. “We’re going to rebuild it from the arches up, but we’re going to keep the historic arches,”...

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North Spokane Corridor continues southward march

The long-awaited North Spokane Corridor project will reach an important milestone with the completion of a railway realignment this summer. In 2019, Spokane-based Halme Construction Inc. began work on the $77.5-million realignment project of a BNSF...

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