Spokane Journal of Business

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Idaho Trust Bank builds on strength

Now in its 23rd year of operations, Idaho Trust Bank, which bills itself as one of few banks in the Gem State to offer both commercial banking and wealth management services, says it looks to continue to grow, while maintaining its focus on client success...

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North Idaho Energy Logs Inc.: Fueling fires far and wide

As winter approaches and outside temperatures drop, business at one remote company, North Idaho Energy Logs Inc., is blazing. Clark Fairchild, the company’s co-owner and general manager, says production is on an upswing at North Idaho Energy Logs with ...

Kootenai Health begins $4.3 million in renovation work

Kootenai Health has started interior renovations valued at $4.3 million this month for three departments in its main hospital building, at 2003 Kootenai Health Way in Coeur d’Alene. The upgrades involve improvements to existing and recently expanded s...

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First flakes give Inland Northwest ski hills an early lift

The combination of a strong ski season last winter and an early snow fall this month has some Inland Northwest ski resort operators looking to open early. Already, Lookout Ski Resort on the Idaho-Montana border kicked off the season last weekend. Matt ...

Inspire Physical Therapy opens in Coeur d’Alene

Sean Sipe, owner of Spokane Occupational & Hand Therapy, has partnered with another physical therapist to open a clinic in Coeur d’Alene. Sipe and Cara Clinton acquired some of the assets, including equipment, of the former Competitive Fitness & Physic...

Idaho Independent Bank prepares for transition

While its customers might not realize any difference in services or policy, Coeur d’Alene-based Idaho Independent Bank will face a big change come New Year’s Day. On Jan. 1, Kurt Gustavel, 48, will take over the leadership of IIB from his father, Jac...

$13.7 million apartment complex planned in Hayden

The city of Hayden has issued building permits for a $13.7 million, 96-unit Villas at Hayden North apartment complex at the northwest corner of Lancaster Road and Vernon J. Baker Boulevard, in Hayden. The building permits are part of the first phase of a...

West Star Industries eyes $5.6 million facility in Hayden

West Star Industries, a Hayden-based maker of commercial stainless steel food-service products and equipment, plans to build a $5.6 million manufacturing plant in Hayden, a building permit application on file with the North Idaho city shows. Michelle Foc...

Cd’A contractor expands with new Hayden office

Coeur d’Alene-based Candela Construction has opened its second office. Founder Jeff Candela says the company is leasing 8,200 square feet of space at 9896 Chelsea Court in Hayden for the new office. While Candela Construction still occupies its origin...

Ignite cda issues request for Midtown development proposals

Coeur d’Alene’s urban renewal agency, which operates as ignite cda, has issued a request for development proposals for land it owns in the city’s Midtown corridor. Located at 813 to 823 N. Fourth, the property totals 23,000 square feet—or a half-...

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