Spokane Journal of Business

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Coeur d’Alene elder law firm works to assist retirees in protecting assets

Issues faced by seniors and those preparing for retirement are more complicated than they were 30 years ago, says Michael Wytychak, who founded Wytychak Elder Law PLLC in Coeur d’Alene in 1984. Seniors need to prepare for the rising cost of living and h...

Coldwater Creek files for bankruptcy

Coldwater Creek Inc., the Sandpoint-based women’s clothing retailer, announced this morning that the company and all of its subsidiaries filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The company said in a press release that its stores and website are open for bus...

Buffalo Wild Wings to build new restaurant in Coeur d’Alene

Buffalo Wild Wings Inc., the fast-growing national chicken-wing restaurant chain, plans to open its first Coeur d’Alene outlet in a building to be constructed by a Western Washington-based developer, according to building permit information on file with...

Jack in the Box planned at CrossRoads in Coeur d’Alene

The City of Coeur d’Alene has issued a building permit for a Jack in the Box restaurant to be built in the CrossRoads Coeur d’Alene retail center, which is anchored by a WinCo Foods grocery store, in northwest Coeur d’Alene. Feast Foods LLC, of M...

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Sandpoint home-and-airplane-hangar development is in holding pattern

A $26 million fly-in community at Sandpoint that the developer, SilverWing at Sandpoint LLC, characterized two years ago as ready for takeoff, hasn’t lifted off the ground since then—and currently is sputtering in litigation. A lawsuit filed by Silv...

Unicep Packaging buys new production equipment

Sandpoint-based Unicep Packaging LLC says it has acquired a new manufacturing line that produces sealed single-dose products with enclosed applicators. The terms of the acquisition weren’t disclosed. The production line packages certain topical produc...

Max J. Kuney Co. wins $13.5 million Post Falls dam rehab project

Avista Corp., of Spokane, has selected Spokane-based Max J. Kuney Co. as the contractor for a planned $13.5 million upgrade and restoration of the south channel dam on the Post Falls Dam complex. The work will include removing the original concrete facin...

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Framework Meetings is expecting solid growth in 2014

Coeur d’Alene-based Framework LLC, which does business as Framework Meetings & Destinations, expects to book more than 50 corporate training events and meetings and more than 120 other events throughout the U.S., say co-owners Wendi Haught and Scott She...

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Kootenai County looks to ride building momentum

Kootenai County is gaining momentum in most sectors of the construction industry. In 2013, construction volume in unincorporated Kootenai County and its three largest cities—Coeur d’Alene, Post Falls, and Hayden—totaled $337 million, an astounding ...

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Avista capital projects loom

Avista Corp. has several big capital projects totaling $235 million in value in various stages of planning and construction this year in the Spokane area. They range from a $1 million gas-line connection replacement project to an $80 million computerized...

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