Spokane Journal of Business

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North Town Insurance opens office in Hayden

Swiss Valley Agency, a Spokane-based independent property/casualty, life, health, and business insurance company doing business as North Town Insurance, is expanding with a new office in North Idaho, says Lisa LeBlanc, North Town agency manager. The comp...

Horn, hide, fur dealer relocates to North Idaho

Beaver Pond Products, a retailer and wholesaler of antlers, furs, and leather, has leased 2,100 square feet of space in a multitenant commercial building at 10733 N. Government Way in Hayden, Idaho. The company has relocated to Hayden from the Redmond ar...

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Cd’A retirement complex gives nod to its roots

The Village at Orchard Ridge, formerly Coeur d’Alene Senior Living, has taken on a new name as its operators look forward to guiding it into its second century of service. ...

Hecla Mining posts strong earnings

Hecla Mining Co., of Coeur d’Alene, reported this morning fourth-quarter net income of $16.8 million, or 5 cents a diluted share, up from a net loss of $3 million, or 1 cent a share, in the year-earlier period. For all of 2014, Hecla posted income of...

Big Japanese company to acquire Quest Aircraft

Quest Aircraft Co., the Sandpoint-based aerospace manufacturer that produces the Kodiak light airplane, reports this morning that it has agreed to sell its assets to Tokyo-based Setouchi Holdings Inc. Setouchi Holdings is one of the key holdings of Tsu...

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Agricultural drone service launches in Hayden

Three Idaho companies, including Hayden-based Empire Airlines, have teamed up in a venture that aims to adapt drone technology to help farmers boost crop yields. The venture, Empire Unmanned LLC, is the first company authorized by the Federal Aviation Ad...

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Kootenai Health’s goal to become a regional center

Kootenai Health is much more than the community hospital it was just a few years ago, before it began implementing its current strategic plan, says Jeremy Evans, the Coeur d’Alene-based health system’s vice president of operations. ...

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North Idaho group starts work on medical campus

A group of medical professionals affiliated with Northwest Specialty Hospital, in Post Falls, is developing another complex near the hospital that’s to be called Syringa Medical Campus, says Darron Rock, a spokesman for the group, North Idaho Surgical H...

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Direct primary care is popular with doctors, not yet with patients

While data would indicate patient interest in direct primary health care hasn’t grown locally, it could be a trend on a national level, and Hayden, Idaho-based doctor Richard R. Samuel is taking part in that trend. ...

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SilverWing development lawsuit lands in lower court

A federal lawsuit filed against Bonner County by the developer of a fly-in community at the Sandpoint Airport, has landed back in the Idaho state court system. U.S. District Judge Edward Lodge remanded the case back to Idaho’s 1st District Court, in Bo...

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