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Ex-Im bank supporters weigh reauthorization

The fight over whether to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank, the government’s export credit agency that helps foreign companies buy U.S. goods, is frustrating to some Spokane-area manufacturers and business owners. They support the reauthorization of t...

Cameron-Reilly lands Post Falls project

The Post Falls Urban Renewal Agency has awarded Spokane Valley-based concrete contractor Cameron-Reilly LLC a $2 million contract for the district’s Spokane Street Revitalization Project in the central north-south corridor of the city. Work on the proj...

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Spokane-area agencies come together to prevent elder abuse

With the number of Americans over the age of 65 at 41 million and increasing, governments and local organizations are faced with the growing problem of elder abuse, which is defined as the intentional or neglectful acts by a caregiver or trusted individua...

Spokane County moves ahead with amending marijuana grower, processor, retailer regulations

The Spokane County Board of Commissioners voted late last month to continue the current interim zoning regulations for the production and processing of recreational marijuana, and to begin the process of amending the county’s permanent zoning codes. T...

Spokane County Raceway has affiliated with International Hot Rod Association

Spokane County Raceway has announced it will switch governing bodies starting next year in a move that’s expected to bring at least one nationally televised drag race event to the track. With the switch, Spokane County Raceway will be the first Interna...

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Collaboration ignites educational initiative here

A group of educational, business, and nonprofit partners—brought together through an innovative civic model—will collaborate with Spokane Public Schools to expand efforts to help at-risk middle school students in northeast Spokane. The goal is to inc...

$14.5 million sewer plant upgrade starts in Hayden

The Hayden Area Regional Sewer Board has launched a $14.5 million phase of upgrades at its wastewater treatment plant on the Rathdrum Prairie to help it comply with new pollution standards under its federal discharge permit, says Ken Windram, the board’...

City of Spokane stormwater overflow tank project out for rebid

The city of Spokane has sent out for rebid the contract for a projected $3.7 million combined sewer overflow tank to be built on east Sprague Avenue near the Hamilton overpass, says city spokeswoman Marlene Feist. ...

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Sullivan Road bridge project sent out for rebid

The city of Spokane Valley has sent out for rebid the planned second phase of the Sullivan Road west bridge replacement project, with the rebid results expected to be delivered on July 29, city spokeswoman Carolbelle Branch says. At this time, there’s...

Acme Concrete garners projects on I-90, at Spokane International Airport

Acme Concrete Paving Inc., of Spokane, is the apparent low bidder on an about $7.8 million second phase of a taxiway reconfiguration project at the Spokane International Airport, and expects to be awarded the job, says Robert Seghetti, president of Acme....

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