Spokane Journal of Business

Special Report

Pullman hospital plans $29 million bond measure

Pullman Regional Hospital’s board of commissioners has approved a resolution to put a $29 million bond measure on the ballot for a special election in Pullman on April 23. The measure will ask Pullman residents to vote to approve funding through ...

Health providers to start Bloomsday training

Providence Health Care and Kaiser Permanente are preparing to host their 42nd annual Bloomsday training clinics, starting next month. The Lilac Bloomsday Run, also known as Bloomsday, is an annual timed road race that has been held in Spokane ...

Pediatrics clinic moves to larger space in Spokane Valley

Arrayed with fun adornments, such as a bookshelf in the shape of a canoe, oars on the wall, and plenty of bruin-themed decor, the Bear Creek Pediatrics LLC clinic takes what could be a sterile space and transforms it into a welcoming, fun...

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Demand for geriatric care management booms in Spokane

When older adults reach the point where they’re unable to care for themselves, that responsibility usually falls to their family and loved ones. Unfortunately, most seniors struggle with chronic health conditions, require frequent doctor visits...

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Golden Sherpa platform planned to help people find senior living

When faced with the decision of finding aging parents a care facility, adult children might find themselves navigating a seemingly insurmountable process of contacting referral companies, elder care management companies and even the facilities themselves ...

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Riverview Retirement plans memory-care group homes

Spokane-based Riverview Retirement Community plans to build three memory-care duplexes at the southeast corner of North Crescent Avenue and Stone Street, east of its current facilities, according to preliminary plans filed with the city of Spokane. ...

Roth investing could curb future tax exposure

Do you have, or are you considering using a traditional or Roth Individual Retirement Account or 401(k) to help fund your retirement? Do you ever wonder which is best or makes the right sense for you? Is it better to go with the Roth concept and make...

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Rooted in Spokane area, Wheatland Bank expects to grow

With several Inland Northwest banks in the area becoming acquisition targets in recent years, Spokane-based Wheatland Bank is steadfast to remain independent, asserts Susan Horton, CEO and president of the bank. ...

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Banking in a gig economy

With technology enabling people to complete their work from just about anywhere, a growing number of workers are turning to “gig work,” or income-earning activities outside of traditional long-term employment. ...

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Recruiting tax expertise to help with health plans

Robert Welk, licensed insurance broker and owner of Mead-based Welk Security & Trust, says it’s no longer enough for employers to choose health insurance plans perfunctorily. ...

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