Spokane Journal of Business

Special Report


New technology program helps seniors reconnect

The Renaissance at Coeur d’Alene, an assisted living and memory care community in northwest Coeur d’Alene, has begun using a new technology engagement program called iN2L that’s designed to help its residents feel happier and more engaged. ...


Music Therapy said to benefit patients with memory loss

Sara Jane Ruggles, life enrichment director at North Star Assisted Living, in Coeur d’Alene, says staff members became misty-eyed as they watched residents participate in their first music therapy session. ...

Itron tabs new CEO from within

Itron Inc., the Liberty Lake-based provider of energy and water resource management products and services, has named Tom Deitrich as its new president and CEO, effective Aug. 6. Deitrich was selected by the company’s board from within Itron’s ranks...


Spokane contractors want to boost job-filling programs

The top executive for national construction trade group Associated General Contractors of America visited Spokane early this month not only to tout the strong construction market here, but to promote AGC’s initiative calling for more training programs ...


As listing continue to decline, Spokane Realtors must compete

A hot residential real estate market has led to an increase in the number of Realtors in the Spokane area, while homes on the market has decreased simultaneously. ...


New medical office building in works on lower South Hill

A two-story, 20,000-square-foot medical office building is planned on the lower South Hill, the architect on the project says. ...


Second Harvest envisions additional warehouse

Second Harvest Inland Northwest plans to acquire a second warehouse facility, to be called the Wolff Family Child Hunger Solution Center, which it intends to renovate and use for its children’s programs. ...

Pinecroft Business Park begin work on newest building

Pinecroft LLC, the development company for Pinecroft Business Park, is erecting its newest structure, a $2.4 million, nearly 31,000-square-foot office building, which will be the 18th office building in the complex. ...


Sigma Chi breaks ground on new house at WSU

Construction started last month on the first new fraternity house to be built in a generation at Washington State University’s Pullman campus. ...


Historic Cheney depot slated for relocation

Plans to preserve the historic Cheney Depot are moving ahead, and the nonprofit organization supporting its preservation says the building could be moved to a new location as early as this summer. ...

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