Spokane Journal of Business

Special Report


Kutak Rock to expand its presence in Spokane

The Spokane office of Kutak Rock LLP law firm is looking to expand both employee count and floor space. Currently at 10 lawyers in Spokane, including a three-person litigation team hired last fall, the firm is looking to grow eventually to 25 attorneys ...


Winston & Cashatt reports growth with booming economy

Spokane-based law firm Winston & Cashatt Lawyers PS says it’s seen growth in both staff and business this year that appears to be fueled by the region’s current booming economy....


Lee & Hayes highlights importance of asset protection

For the first time since the stock markets opened in the U.S. in 1817, most of the value of the top five S&P 500 companies is comprised of intangible assets, says Richard Denenny, president of Spokane-based intellectual property law firm Lee & Hayes PC. ...


The Y now: Acquisitions boost revenues at the YMCA

The YMCA of the Inland Northwest’s annual budget has crested $20 million this year, thanks in large part to the addition of new facilities on Spokane’s South Hill and in Sandpoint. ...


Tax change impact on Spokane nonprofits still unclear

A panic spread through nonprofits in the Inland Northwest and elsewhere last year after federal tax changes were enacted. The concern: charitable giving would decrease and hamper the organizations’ budgets. ...


Partners with Families & Children sees steady growth

During the past five years, Spokane-based nonprofit Partners with Families & Children has more than tripled its budget and more than doubled its staff, CEO Carol Plischke says. ...


Tax season presents steeper learning curve

This tax season, the first since the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act went into effect, is raising the learning curve for both taxpayers and tax preparers, Spokane accountants say. ...


Dawn of a new era at Morning Star Boys’ Ranch

Spokane-based nonprofit Morning Star Boys’ Ranch is in the midst of a capital campaign to renovate its facilities and expand its services to the community. Julie Morin, Morning Star’s director of development, says the organization is planning ...


WSU starts developing medical residency program

Having received initial accreditation for its graduate medical education program, Washington State University’s Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine is moving quickly to establish its own residency programs. In December, WSU hired Dr. Jonathan ...

Incyte Diagnostics hires Patty Sipes as new CEO

Spokane Valley-based Incyte Diagnostics, an anatomic pathology services provider, has hired Patty Sipes, to serve as its new CEO starting tomorrow, March 1. Originally from New York, Sipes moved to the area in 2012 to pursue a job with Spokane-based ...

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