Spokane Journal of Business

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NOBO Pets launches here as online leash retailer

Two years ago, when he lived in Denver, running and hiking enthusiast Evan Purcell arrived home from work, threw on his workout gear, leashed his dog Bode, and the two went for an evening run. The near inseparable pair were so eager to see each other...

Lone Wolf Distributors acquired by Texas group

A Priest River, Idaho, manufacturer and distributor of aftermarket parts and accessories for Glock ...

Colorado group acquires two Rathdrum companies

Denver, Colorado-based Kodiak Building Partners has added two Rathdrum-based construction companies ...

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Inland Northwest Spine adds new robotic microscope

Inland Northwest Spine & Neurosurgery PLLC, of Coeur d’Alene, has a new piece of operating room ...

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AquiPor tackles stormwater challenges

The owners of AquiPor Technologies Inc. claim that after about a decade of research and development...

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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Uncertainty infects Inland Northwest health care industry

The economic effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the health care sector has been as uneven as a Spokane street in the middle of winter. In hospitals, where it would seem a pandemic would deliver unprecedented job security, just the opposite has happened. ...

Intermax Networks acquires Tel-West

Internet provider Intermax Networks, of Coeur d’Alene, has acquired Telwest Inc., which does business as Tel-West Business Communications, a Spokane-based company that’s long specialized in providing voice and communications services. ...

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Women-owned Cd’A contractor grows with federal work

Not even the COVID-19 pandemic has been able to blunt the tide of growth the design-build construction company Verdis is experiencing. Since becoming a member of the Small Business Administration’s 8(a) Business Development Program in 2016, Verdis has ...

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Goodwill lives tale of two states

The reopening of Goodwill Industries of the Inland Northwest stores in Idaho is a welcome relief to the organization, says CEO Clark Brekke. With most of its operations in Washington state, however, the Spokane-based organization still faces a myriad ...

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