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Spokane-area small businesses look to benefit from CARES Act

Spokane-area small-business owners are looking into taking advantage of aid offered to them through the CARES Act, says Sheryl McGrath, Spokane-based associate state director of the Washington Small Business Development Center....

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Spokane-area builders scramble to comply with state mandate

Spokane-area contractors are scrambling to comply with recent updates to Gov. Jay Inslee’s “stay...

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Losses due to event cancellations, postponements surpass $35M

By Friday, March 20, Spokane had lost more than $35 million in anticipated economic impacts...

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New rules for noncompete agreements take effect

Many business owners are either unaware of a new state law regarding noncompete agreements...

State investigates former financial planner in Spokane

The Washington State Department of Financial Institutions has opened a formal investigation into...

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Sportsplex foundation takes form

The concrete has been poured for the $53 million Sportsplex under construction near downtown Spokane, says Stephanie Curran, CEO of the Spokane Public Facilities District, which will own and operate the facility. Work on the 135,000-square-foot facility ...

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Post Street Bridge readied for replacement

After 103 years, the Post Street Bridge in downtown Spokane will be replaced. Construction is scheduled to start in April. Marlene Feist, director of strategic development for the public works department, says plans call for the project to be completed...

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STA to break ground on $92.2M City Line

Spokane Transit Authority plans to break ground in May on its $92.2 million City Line bus rapid-transit route. The six-mile City Line, which will extend from the Browne’s Addition neighborhood to Spokane Community College and run through downtown...

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North Spokane Corridor projects are in full swing

The signs of work on the North Spokane Corridor in northeast Spokane are readily visible now. When completely finished in 2029, the $1.49 billion project ultimately will create a freeway linking Interstate 90 in east Spokane to U.S. 395 north of Spokane....

Construction activity rolls at West Plains PDA

Construction momentum is on a strong roll within the West Plains-Airport Area Public Development Authority district, which covers more than 9,000 acres encompassing the Spokane International Airport and surrounding land....

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