Spokane Journal of Business

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Hagadone to expand towers project

Hagadone Hospitality Co. has received the Coeur d’Alene planning commission’s approval to pursue a new mixed-use development in southeastern Coeur d’Alene, just west of Fernan Lake....


110-unit senior-living complex to be built in Spokane Valley

Olympia-based RJ Development LLC is planning a new 110-unit senior-living community in Spokane Valley. Ron Hastie, partner and president of the company, says the multistory community will have 80 units of traditional assisted living and 30 units ...


Advance directive demand

As COVID-19 has swept through the U.S., some attorneys here say they’ve seen an uptick in clients who want to complete their estate plans, including documents that guide health care providers should the clients become unable to make their own health car...


New Touchmark manager rises through ranks

It wasn’t her first stint as interim executive director of Touchmark on South Hill, but the second, that left Michaela Thompson thinking that she was capable of doing the job full time. Thompson briefly served as interim executive director from ...

Ten common mistakes in planning retirement

Do you think that the best sailors go into open water with no map or compass? The successful ones don’t. Your journey to retirement is no different, except it is more important than the outcome of any sailing trip. In my many years as a financial ...


Contact tracing becomes more prevalent occupation in Spokane

The number of contact tracers has risen in Spokane County along with the spread of COVID-19. Susan Sjoberg, program manager for disease prevention and response at Spokane Regional Health District, says that before coronavirus struck, SRHD had five...


Retail health care expands in Spokane

Retail health care is a growing trend in the Spokane region, with at least 16 care clinics dedicated to providing consumer-driven care to patients popping up all over the county over the past few years....


Rachae Bell rings in new chiropractic clinic

Rachae Bell’s sentiments have gone from a skeptical, woo-woo, to a celebratory, woo-hoo, as it relates to what she once thought about being a chiropractor to now opening a second clinic more than 12 years later. ...


Blockhouse comes to life in South Perry District

It could be considered a strong endorsement of a housing project when one of its developers decides to take up full-time residence in it. That’s just what Andy Barrett and his wife, Liz Barrett, will be doing at the Blockhouse|Life “smart” housing ...


School project wrap up in time for unusual academic year

More than $149 million in construction projects by Spokane-area school districts are wrapping up just in time for school this fall, even though students won’t be in them right away, in some cases. Spokane Public School District’s $23.5 million ...

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