Spokane Journal of Business

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Recruiting from the West Side

The city of Spokane is preparing to launch its own job recruiting initiative aimed at attracting West Side companies to bring highly paid professional and management-level jobs here. The campaign, the first of its kind for the city, likely will start...

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Drivers Wanted

Trucking industry experts say a scarcity of commercial truck drivers has begun to create sweeping...

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Amazon to staff up by fall of 2019

Before the 2019 holiday rush, Amazon.com Inc. hopes to have nearly all 1,500 positions filled at the...

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Ponderosa Village fast-track work starts

Construction is underway on the estimated $6 million Ponderosa Village retail center development...

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A dynamic approach to fitness

A long line of parents, siblings, and friends of aspiring young gymnasts waited outside the Dynamic ...

BeYoutiful's second shop opens on Third

Jessie Veselka, the owner of BeYoutiful Bath Bombs & More, says she has opened a second location, called BeYoutiful Too, in the newly remodeled Third & Washington building, at 327 W. Third. Veselka opened the original BeYoutiful shop last year on the...

Stormin' Norman's to anchor in Valley

Stormin’ Norman’s Shipfaced Saloon, a new Spokane Valley bar, is set to open early next week at 12303 E. Trent. The business is co-owned by Spokane couple Carrie and Norman Thomson, who purchased the 3,000-square-foot building along Trent in May and ...

Weather forecaster buys barre studio

Leslie Lowe, Spokane TV weather forecaster and co-anchor of KHQ’s Wakeup Show, now owns the Pure Barre studio at 13910 E. Indiana, in Spokane Valley. Pure Barre is a workout method in which participants perform small isometric movements using a ballet ...

A&B Market debuts in Coeur d'Alene

A&B Market, a new convenience store, is set to debut Aug. 15 in downtown Coeur d’Alene. Bobby Ellison and his wife, Armi, co-own the business, which is located in a 2,500-square-foot leased space in the former Dingle Hardware building at 402 E. Sherman...

Early plans for Division Costco building surface

As Costco Wholesale Corp. gears up for the scheduled grand opening of its 167,000-square-foot warehouse on Newport Highway tomorrow, July 20, preliminary plans filed with the city of Spokane illuminate possible future uses for the 134,000-square-foot ware...

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