Spokane Journal of Business

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Panda Express, Maverik planned in west Post Falls

A fast-casual restaurant and a gas station are being developed at the Pointe at Post Falls, officials with the c ity of Post Falls say. Shelly Enderud, city administrator with the City of Post Falls, says Panda Restaurant Group Inc. is building a Panda...

The Barbers adds new Valley shop

Dan Dickau, former Gonzaga University point guard and NBA player, and his wife, Heather, have opened a new The Barbers barber shop in Spokane Valley. The 1,800-square-foot shop, located at 506 N. Sullivan, is the fourth owned by Dickau in the Spokane are...

Couple opens Warrior Liquors

A new distillery called Warrior Liquors has opened at 714 N. Lee, in Spokane’s Chief Garry Park neighborhood. The business is owned by entrepreneurs Rich and Mary Clemson, who are part of a total staff of four, the others being their daughter, Kayla...

Ghost Quarter brings games to West Plains

Ghost Quarter Games, a new board game and card shop, has opened at 12622 W. Sunset Highway, in Airway Heights. The shop is co-owned by Brian Reid and his son, Nick Garcia-Reid, who says his interest in competitive card game Magic the Gathering was the in...

Tapas restaurant, bar debuts in Cd’A

A new small plates restaurant and bar concept called Global Kitchen Tapas & Wine opened early this month, at 309 Lakeside, in Coeur d’Alene. Co-owned by Jason Rex and Jake DeWitt, the business features a menu with a variety of small Spanish-style...

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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 consequences ranging from higher prices for goods to a slower economy due to widespread inability to deliver goods on time. Sheri Call, executive vice...

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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 massive fulfillment center under construction on the West Plains, says company spokesperson Lauren Lynch. Amazon will begin hiring a few weeks before the...

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Ponderosa Village fast-track work starts

Construction is underway on the estimated $6 million Ponderosa Village retail center development that will surround the Barney’s Harvest Foods grocery store, at 11205 E. Dishman-Mica Road in Spokane Valley. Project manager and landscape architect Clyde ...

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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 Athletic Center in mid-May to enter the facility and watch a season-ending gymnastics show featuring more than 800 young people of all ages. The crowd...

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