Spokane Journal of Business

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Paws N’ Claws moves to North Division space

Pet grooming salon Paws N’ Claws has moved to a new space at 9725 N. Division from its longtime location at 10220 N. Nevada. The business is co-owned by mother-daughter grooming team Irene and Brenda Jordan, who are also its only employees. Brenda Jor...

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$5 million multiuse structure proposed in city’s core

Spokane-based developer and contractor Gerald Kofmehl has proposed constructing a roughly $5 million multiuse building on the northeast corner of Second Avenue and Bernard Street in downtown Spokane, says Brian Butler, spokesperson for the project and co-...

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New plans emerge for North Side Costco building

San Pedro, Calif.-based Rich Development Enterprises LLC has agreed to buy the current Costco Wholesale Corp. site in North Spokane and plans to turn the large store structure there into a multitenant retail building, says Greg Vena, the development compa...

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Etailz to lease part of old Itron headquarters in Spokane Valley

Spokane-born online retailer etailz Inc. plans to move its operations in the University District to the former Itron Inc. headquarters building in Spokane Valley, following renovations currently underway, says Mary Miller, etailz’s chief revenue and mar...

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Latah Bistro owner, partner pursue a flour-ing venture

Restaurateur Dave DuPree has agreed to sell the popular Latah Bistro restaurant in south Spokane and its neighboring coffee stand, Latah Latte, in order to focus full time on a growing business venture, a company called Flour Farm LLC, which makes a glute...

Mutu Coffee earns B corporation certification

Mutu Coffee Roasters LLC, an organic and fair-trade coffee roaster, recently has earned a certification enabling it to become the first B corporation to be headquartered here in Spokane. B corporations are for-profit companies that pledge to achieve s...

Sweet Peaks plans ice cream shop here

Sweet Peaks Ice Cream, of Whitefish, Mont., plans to open its first Spokane shop in May at 415 W. Main downtown. Company owners Marissa and Sam Dauenhauer started the business in 2010 and currently operate six shops. One is at 108 N. Fourth, in Coeur d...

River City Guitars starts on South Hill

River City Guitars, at 2910 E. 29th, on the South Hill, is Spokane’s newest vintage guitar shop. Co-owned and operated by local musicians Bobby Kluss and Joe Chamberlain, the store specializes in the buying and selling of vintage electric, acoustic, ...

Anchored Coffee now open in Cd’A

Anchored Coffee, a new drive-thru coffee shop, has opened in what was once Orlando’s Mexican Drive Up, at 451 W. Dalton in Coeur d’Alene. The shop is co-owned by local coffee enthusiasts Kassi Allen and Stephanie Cramé. “Both Kassi and I had ...

Trampoline park planned in Valley

The former Safeway grocery store at 1441 N. Argonne Road, in Spokane Valley, is being remodeled into Spokane's first Altitude Trampoline Park gym. Kenda and Branden Gadish are the franchisees for the 32,000-square-foot Valley gym, which they say likely w...

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