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Employment in Spokane cannabis market grows

Apex Cannabis co-founder Stacey Peterson spent the majority of the past weekend editing, then ultimately presenting, the marijuana and cannabis company’s 75-page training manual to key personnel in the business. ...

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Visit Spokane to lobby for flexibility in hotel fee

Regional tourism marketing nonprofit Visit Spokane, in partnership with the Spokane Regional Sports ...

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Financial institutions, customers endure trade disputes

As trade disputes between the U.S. and some foreign nations persist, a couple of financial ...

Spokane economist named to state Community Economic Revitalization Board

Spokane economist Vange Ocasio Hochheimer has been appointed to the Washington state Department ...

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Beacon of progress at Beacon Hill

For nearly 31 years, the Beacon Hill development has been a dream of Spokane developer Pete Rayner. ...

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Spokane Mayor David Condon plans to finish strong

As David Condon approaches his last 100 days in office, Spokane’s first two-term, strong mayor is in a full sprint to the end. Condon says he’s hardly reflecting on all his administration has accomplished in the last eight years. ...

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2019 Rising Stars: Lars Gilberts

Lars Gilberts has headed the nonprofit University District Development Association for more than two years. In that time, former U District board chairman Karl Otterstrom says, Gilberts has accelerated progress on several projects and goals, including ...

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Group led by Bobby Brett, Chris Batten buys Normandie Complex

Seeing an “opportunity to do something special,” Spokane developer Chris Batten says he, Bobby Brett, and a few others have purchased the 5½-acre Normandie Complex from the city of Spokane. ...

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One year later, Monroe Corridor road diet draws mixed sentiments

A year after the North Monroe Corridor road diet, some business owners along the slimmed-down thoroughfare in North Spokane say they’re thriving. Many of the project’s original skeptics, however, say the project has increased congestion...

Coeur d’Alene considers changes to downtown parking fee structure

The city of Coeur d’Alene is considering changes to its parking fee structure for the McEuen Park and Memorial Field parking lots near the city’s central business district. ...

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