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Rio Wellness opens in University District’s Riverwalk building

A new health center called Rio Wellness has opened in the Riverwalk building at 1003 E. Trent. The business is owned by Spokane native Patti Gallagher, who says she has a passion for making self-care a priority in life....

Kim York Dance Academy planned in Liberty Lake

Kim York Dance Academy plans to open in the HUB Sports Center, at 19619 E. Cataldo, in Liberty Lake in January. Business owner Kim York, 47, is from Spokane originally and recently moved back to the area with plans to open a new studio. ...

Gonzaga builds new rowing facility near Silver Lake

Gonzaga University is building a new facility for its rowing teams at Silver Lake, near the town of Medical Lake. Valued at $888,208, the 11,232-square-foot facility will include locker rooms and storage, ...

Overhauling economic development

Overhauling economic development

Greater Spokane Inc. wants to turn its model for regional economic development on its head. Todd Mielke, CEO of the organization, says the previous model wasn’t conducive to collaboration...

The first flakes flew at Schweitzer Mountain Resort, north of Sandpoint, on the final days of October.

High Hopes on the Slopes

Inland Northwest ski resort operators say the early start to ski season last year has skiers eager to hit the slopes again, despite forecasts that an El Niño weather pattern is bringing a warmer and wetter winter season. ...

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A foothold on the sock market

Kyle Peterson and Zach Stensland were in high school when they started customizing their friends’ used socks in Peterson’s parents’ garage. The pair used a process called sublimation, which involves pressing dye into fabric using heat. ...

Inland Northwest composite decline

Spokane-based Hart Capital Management Inc. says in its quarterly report that the composite value of eight Inland Northwest-based publicly traded companies fell to $11.2 billion in the 2018 third quarter ended Sept. 28...

Mind to Market funds first startups

Spokane-based Mind to Market LLC, an idea-stage accelerator and investment fund created to support startup companies, says it has provided its first $200,000 in funding to help grow five Inland Northwest startups....

Brick West brewery planned downtown

A new brewery, to be named Brick West Beer, is on tap on the west end of downtown Spokane at 1312 W. First. The project is being developed by two sets of brothers—Jordan and Joel Tampien, co-owners of 4 Degrees Real Estate, and Matt and Ryan Goodwin. ...

Boxfit gym moves into Wellesley space

Professional heavyweight boxer Chauncy Welliver has moved his fitness boxing gym, Hillyard Hammers Boxfit, to a new space at 126 E. Wellesley, across from the NorthTown Mall. Welliver co-owns the business with Jacob Ruffin, another former boxer ...

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