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209 million reasons Spokane business leaders want collaboration

Spokane and surrounding municipalities are receiving nearly $209 million in federal American Rescue Plan funds, and some business leaders want to see that money go toward an Expo 74-esque collaborative effort that could be transformative to the region. ...

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Spokane International Airport moves forward with TREX terminal expansion project

Plans are progressing at the Spokane International Airport on an upgrade and expansion to one of the...

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City of Spokane formalizes civil rights efforts

The city of Spokane will address citizen and employee civil rights concerns, as well as issues of ...

Liberty Lake’s golf course clubhouse to be replaced

The city of Liberty Lake’s capital facilities plan has committed $8.4 million to upgrade the ...

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Spokane’s apprentice standards to hinder contractors, some say

New standards recently approved by the Spokane City Council meant to increase the use of apprentices...

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Busy construction season projected for new year

The commercial construction sector had a strong start in 2021, and the 2022 construction season will bring continued growth of warehouses, manufacturing, and distribution centers, industry observers here say. Cheryl Stewart, executive director of the ...

Air cargo volumes increase at Spokane International

Air cargo transported in and out of Spokane International Airport has increased through the first nine months of this year, according to data provided by the airport. Airport data for the year through September, the most recent month available, shows ...

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Climate-conscious consumption, investment urged

When a private wealth planner and a climate scientist converse, you might think the conversation between the two women would devolve into a debate about money versus nature. With us—Sarah Carlson and Jackie Francis—that isn’t the case. ...

Canadian airline eyes new service to, from Spokane

WestJet Airlines Ltd., a Canada based airline carrier, intends to launch daily flights to Spokane, according to a recent application submitted to the U.S. Department of Transportation. WestJet would use its regional brand, WestJet Link, according to the ...

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Washington state’s condo law changes could ease restrictions

New Washington state legislation has been signed into law with the goal to reduce barriers to condominium construction and development. However, some supporters of the measure say the changes aren’t enough to stimulate condominium development ...

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