Spokane Journal of Business

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2020 Rising Stars: The Great PNW’s Joel Barbour

Joel Barbour, owner and creative director of The Great PNW Inc., spent his youth in Spokane skateboarding, riding dirt bikes, and surrounded by art. Combining those interests with his love for the Pacific Northwest led Barbour to create...

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2020 Rising Stars: Multifab’s Rochelle Marsh

Rochelle Marsh’s most vivid childhood memories of going into Multifab Inc., the company...

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Lumber prices soar in Inland Northwest

Triggered by a series of factors, the National Association of Home Builders and member organizations...

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White’s Boots kicks it up a notch

White’s Boots Inc. is diversifying its product offerings with the goal of appealing to a wider ...

Tamarack Aerospace establishes new center in UK

Sandpoint, Idaho-based Tamarack Aerospace Group Inc. is stretching its wings with the ...

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Inland Northwest executive pay inches upward

Pre-pandemic executive pay increased by just 1% for executives at Inland Northwest-based publicly traded companies in 2019, according to a Journal of Business analysis. ...

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Working the unemployment system

While the number of people unemployed in Washington state is falling slowly, a combination of fear of contracting COVID-19 and an additional $600 in weekly federal pandemic unemployment benefits have led some people to refuse to return to work, some ...

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Tesla opens first Spokane service center

Palo Alto, California-based electric car and clean energy manufacturer Tesla Inc. has established a service center in East Spokane. Tesla applied for a change-of-use permit at its facility at 3304 E. Springfield, near Playfair Commerce Park, early this ...

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Refugee Connection Spokane pivots services

Refugee Connections Spokane’s flexible setup left it well-positioned to pivot its services when the COVID-19 outbreak spread here, says Marijke Fakasiieiki, the nonprofit’s executive director. Over the past year, the organization, which was created ...

Journal selects Rising Stars

The Journal of Business has selected 10 Spokane-area young professionals as its 2020 class of Rising Stars. Those future leaders will be honored at a virtual event on Sept. 10. This year’s honorees include five women and five men, all of whom are ...

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