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WSU survey: Many shoppers to skip Black Friday sales

A survey compiled by Washington State University’s Carson College of Business suggests a majority of Pacific Northwest shoppers may be inclined to skip big holiday sales dates like Black Friday this year. The survey, which was conducted online earlier ...

Investors buy building along East Sprague Avenue

Spokane-based Sprague Partners LLC, a real estate investment group, has purchased a building at 3401...

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Momentum mounts at The M

A year into The M redevelopment, Spokane developer Centennial Properties Inc. and its affiliates hav...

Costco obtains permit for new Spokane store

Costco Wholesale Corp. has obtained building permits for its new $15.6 million retail warehouse, abo...

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The Well taps healthy alternatives

As an advocate of nutrition and wellness, yoga instructor Natalie Gauvin kept hearing an excuse when...

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Otis building owner plans boutique hotel in downtown Spokane

Portland, Ore.-based real estate developer Curtis Rystadt plans to turn the long-shuttered, five-story Otis Hotel building in downtown Spokane into a 112 guest-room boutique hotel that will be affiliated with the Hotel Indigo brand. Rystadt says he’s a...

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Holiday hype starts to mount

Too soon to be making a list and checking it twice? Some in the retail industry say Christmas shopping is already starting. National trends show that more consumers are getting a head start on holiday shopping this year. Several Spokane-area retailers r...

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VA to relocate Health Care for Homeless Veterans program

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Heath Care for Homeless Veterans program in Spokane plans to move into a building being renovated and expanded at 504 E. Second, east of downtown, says Bret Bowers, public affairs officer at Mann-Grandstaff VA Me...

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Spokane brews craft community, with more on tap

In the past five years, the beer-brewing community here has transformed from a near novelty to a Spokane staple, some local brewers say. Matthew Hanson, co-owner of Whistle Punk Brewing LLC, of Spokane, says he’s noticed mid-sized breweries diminishing...

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Snacktivist Foods: Health food’s sweet spot

Joni Kindwall-Moore and her children have issues with certain foods. Eggs give her hives, and wheat makes her joints ache. Her son experiences bouts of digestive troubles and eczema from some foods, and her daughter was born intolerant of dairy products....

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