Spokane Journal of Business

Special Report

Early childhood facility planned near Liberty Park

Predevelopment plans on file with the city of Spokane show a new $900,000 early childhood education facility is planned just south of Interstate 90, near Liberty Park....


Interstate expansion

In a matter of months, First Interstate BancSystem Inc. will go from having no presence to a prominent foothold in the Inland Northwest banking community. ...


Spokane Fintech startup launches expense software

The founders of Spokane-based financial technology startup Obloco Inc., which does business as XpenseOne, say they’re laying the groundwork this year to make their cloud-based expense reporting software a staple product in the realm...


SBA lending in Spokane District reaches $226.7 million

Total lending backed by the U.S. Small Business Administration in the Inland Northwest rose $8.3 million through fiscal year 2018, data compiled by SBA indicates....


A Bank inquiry scam tops list in recent BBB report

Bank card and credit card company imposters, fraudulent directory listing and advertising, fake invoices, fake checks, and technical support frauds are the top five small business scam risks identified in a study. ...


Spokane orthopedists on a mission

Three providers with Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists here say their time participating in international medical missions has taught them to be more adaptable in providing care and more mindful of the benefits of American health care. Dr. Jonathan Kee...


Providence plans new gynecologic oncology clinic

Spokane-based Providence Health Care plans to open this month a new gynecologic oncology clinic, which officials say is part of a larger focus on coordinating women’s cancer care with other women’s health services. The new clinic space is being rem...


Sacred Heart rebuilds interventional radiology suite

New equipment, software, and technology in the recently rebuilt interventional radiology suite at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, in Spokane, will aid in administering the latest in treatment techniques that can preserve brain functions in areas a...

Northwest Neurological starts new TMS program

Spokane-based Northwest Neurological PLLC has launched Kingfisher TMS Services LLC, a company that offers transcranial magnetic simulation services at Northwest Neurological’ s office at 26 E. Fifth...


Apartment rents rise in Spokane area

Housing costs are rising in Spokane County, but the most recent Spokane Community Indicators Initiative analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data indicates percentage of renters who spend more than 30 percent of their income on housing has remained relatively...

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