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Petite gyms, burly growth

“Yeah, Greg! Come on, you got that,” Courtney Moczulski barks at fellow CrossFit Rewired member Greg Safranek, who’s early in his workout and preparing to deadlift more than 400 pounds. It’s Friday afternoon, and CrossFit Rewired gym owner Adam L...

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Harrison’s Cycle Haus: Cycling through seasons

Teri and Russell Riberich have set out to ride a path to economic vitality with the small community ...

Costco, appellant reach environmental agreement

A retired Spokane lawyer who appealed Spokane County’s environmental review of the planned Costco ...

Banner Bank closes its branch near NorthTown

Banner Corp., the Walla Walla-based parent of Banner Bank, has closed its branch in the Northtown Of...

Pendleton plans first store in Spokane

Portland-based textile manufacturer Pendleton Woolen Mills says it has reached an agreement to occup...

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Auto auction is rockin’ and rollin’

When Bob McConkey Jr. moved his family to Spokane in the early ’90s to start an auto auction business, he set a goal of making 10,000 auto sales annually. “I figured that would be enough for me to be able to support my family comfortably,” says McC...

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Dandles Candles: A dandy flair

Dandles Candles first kindled as a relaxing hobby, when Dana Haynes sought to de-stress from full-time work as a KHQ-TV news reporter. She created a handful of artisan candles for gifts. Today, Haynes makes hand-poured soy wax candles at a rate of about ...

Spokane Overstock adds two stores, plans for more

Spokane Overstock LLC, which operates Overstocked Mattress & Furniture stores in Spokane and Spokane Valley, has opened two additional stores this summer, in Hayden and Missoula, giving it four in all, and says it plans to keep expanding. Owner Nathan ...

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Retail sales increase by 4 percent in Spokane County

Taxable retail sales throughout Spokane County increased 4 percent during the first quarter of 2017, compared with the year-earlier period, Washington state Department of Revenue statistics released earlier this month show. Total countywide sales hit $2...

Cd’A man named Pita Pit franchisee of the year

Pita Pit USA, the Coeur d’Alene-based chain that now includes more than 240 restaurants throughout the U.S, has recognized Erik Morris, of Coeur d’Alene, as its franchisee of the year. Morris, who received the honor at Pita Pit’s annual national c...

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