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A taxing season for Spokane CPAs

The federal tax filing deadline extension has created additional stress for Spokane accountants. As the new July 15 deadline approaches, many clients have put off filing until the last minute, and some CPAs here say that has created a bottleneck of work ...

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Excelsior to treat unwilling patients under Ricky's Law

Spokane’s Excelsior Youth Center is now prepared to treat minors who have been placed in inpatient...

Mixed export markets worry Washington's ag producers

Uncertainties in overseas markets due to COVID-19 will almost certainly put a dent in the sales ...

Ecology awards $23 million in grants

The Washington state Department of Ecology has awarded nearly $1.8 million in grants and loans to ...

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Building code updates to encourage solar power

Washington state is now encouraging higher adoptions of solar energy systems in homebuilding as part...

HUD awards $2.25 million in grants to INW tribes

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded $2.25 million in Indian Community Development Block Grants to tribes in Eastern Washington and North Idaho. Overall, tribes in Washington, Idaho, and Oregon received $6.9 million in grants. ...

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Fueling an emerging industry: An alliance between public lands and timber products

Hilary Franz wants to shorten Washington’s forest-fire season, and she’s executing a plan to do just that. ...

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Municipalities prep for revenue shortages

Sales taxes traditionally have provided a relatively stable revenue source for states and local governments during previous economic downturns, but the toll the coronavirus pandemic is taking on the economy is different. ...

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Office building, garage planned on county campus

A $10 million office building is envisioned along the 900 block of north Monroe Street, north of downtown Spokane. Spokane-based architectural design firm Uptic Studios Inc. is the project architect....

$760 million in labor income lost in Spokane County, analysis shows

An economic analysis the first 11 weeks COVID-19 had on Spokane County starting in mid-March reveals a little more than 17,000 jobs lost and lost labor income of $760 million. ...

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