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Analysis: Spokane economy is good, but needs more gazelles

The data from Olympia just rolled in. It turns out 2018 was the best year in recent memory for the Spokane economy. Take jobs: positions offered by local firms picked up by 5,300, or 2.4%, over the prior year. While the rate was a little less than ...

Etailz names new CEO

Kunal Chopra has been named CEO of Spokane Valley-based online marketplace retailer etailz Inc. He will start in September, replacing Josh Neblett as the company's top executive, says Keri Rhodes, etailz marketing director. Neblett, who resigned from t...

Providence acquires Epic consultant Bluetree

Providence St. Joseph Health has acquired Epic consulting and strategy company Bluetree Network Inc. in a move to diversify its nonclinical revenue stream and enhance its use of the Epic digital health records system, executives at both organizations say....

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Brain Power: Building a neurosciences hub in Spokane

Spokane-area scientists and physicians say the need to expand neurological treatments and research is becoming more urgent as the incidence of neurodegenerative disorders, such as Alzheimer’s disease, increases among America’s aging population. ...

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Young Selkirk Pharma envisions big facility on West Plains

Selkirk Pharma Inc., a young injectable-drug manufacturing and packaging company headquartered in Spokane, plans to build a new, roughly $30 million manufacturing facility on the West Plains. ...

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Connecting high tech and high touch in banking

In the face of the rising dependence on smartphones, more banks are developing apps that work to build relationships with customers and offer on-the-go financial advice. ...

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Cyan to develop its next crowdfunded video game

Spokane-based game developer Cyan Inc. has completed a successful 30-day Kickstarter campaign to fund its next immersive video game, Firmament, and has added new staff in anticipation of the game’s release next summer. ...

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Solar Roadways hopes to light pathway to production

Sandpoint, Idaho-based Solar Roadways Inc. is one step closer to its vision of creating solar-powered road panels capable of providing clean energy. ...

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Emerging groups aim to inspire women to break barriers in STEM fields

Two Spokane-area women are working to teach young women about the value of empowering themselves and other women to be their best selves and break through industry barriers. ...

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Tate Technology prepares for move to new facility

Spokane-based electronics manufacturer Tate Technology Inc. plans to relocate to larger quarters in Spokane Valley in August, following the completion of a $800,000 renovation project at its new facility. ...

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