Spokane Journal of Business

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Public charter school planned in Post Falls

A charter school specializing in career technical skills is on track to open in north Post Falls in time for the 2022-23 school year. Dubbed Elevate Academy North, the year-round career public charter school offers a variety of options for students and ...

East Greenacres Irrigation District sees strong residential growth

Despite robust residential growth on the Rathdrum Prairie, the district manager for the East Greenacres Irrigation District remains optimistic about the district’s capacity to oversee the distribution of water within its boundaries in future years. ...


Executive Pay sees double-digit increase

Executive pay at Inland Northwest-based publicly traded companies increased by double digits during the pandemic year of 2020, a Journal of Business analysis has found. The surge in total compensation for executives occurred during an unusual ...


Parting Thoughts with Rosauers CEO Jeff Philipps

Jeff Philipps has spent nearly 50 years in the grocery industry. Originally from Great Falls, Montana, Philipps says he’s climbed the ladder of the grocery industry from a service clerk at Montana-based Buttrey Food & Drug, where he worked to put ...


Continuous Composites secures $17M in financing

Coeur d’Alene-based additive manufacturer Continuous Composites Inc. has secured $17 million in funding that CEO Tyler Alvarado says will help the company double its workforce and bring its product to market within the next year. The financing round ...


Rohinni hires new CEO, plans move to Liberty Lake

Coeur d’Alene-based tech engineering startup Rohinni LLC has hired a new CEO and plans to move across the state line to Liberty Lake later this year. ...


Engineering Idaho: David Evans & Associates consults on major traffic changes

Established in Portland, Oregon in 1976, the transportation civil engineering consulting company David Evans & Associates Inc. has secured a solid presence in the Inland Northwest....

Giant Storage complex planned in Post Falls

Post Falls-based Steel Structures America Inc. has started construction on the first phase of what eventually will be a self-storage complex encompassing 10 buildings with a storage capacity of 170,000 square feet, says the project’s co-owner....


Parting Thoughts with Panhandle Health District’s Lora Whalen

ora Whalen is leaving Panhandle Health District after serving as its director for a decade. Whalen, age 61, was born and raised in Iowa, where she attended the University of Iowa for dual bachelor’s degrees, one in nursing and the other in Spanish. ...


Exio business brokerage eyes Spokane businesses for next big boom

Baby boomers looking to sell their businesses have created a hot market for those looking to acquire companies, and a Coeur d’Alene-based brokerage claims it’s positioned well to handle that heat....

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