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Parting Thoughts with Panhandle Health District’s Lora Whalen

Parting Thoughts with Panhandle Health District’s Lora Whalen

ora Whalen is leaving Panhandle Health District after serving as its director for a decade.Whale…

Inland Northwest banks, credit unions keep branching out

Inland Northwest banks, credit unions keep branching out

Last month, Richland, Washington-based Gesa Credit Union opened a new branch in Spokane Valley …

Exio business brokerage eyes Spokane businesses for next big boom

Exio business brokerage eyes Spokane businesses for next big boom

Baby boomers looking to sell their businesses have created a hot market for those looking to acquire…

Jubilant HollisterStier broadens its expansion plans in East Spokane

Jubilant HollisterStier broadens its expansion plans in East Spokane

Jubilant HollisterStier plans to invest $92 million to expand its existing facilities in North …

Chaos Arcade opens on Spokane’s North Side

Chaos Arcade opens on Spokane’s North Side

Beverly Lee admits she’s built a business that she’s designed for self-preservation.Lee recently debuted Chaos Arcade, a video and virtual gaming arcade in a spacious 13,000-square-foot suite located at 1020 W. Francis, at the northwest corner …

Creating opportunities for female credit union CEOs

Creating opportunities for female credit union CEOs

In February, Spokane Media Federal Credit Union President and CEO Debie Keesee became one of 13 founders of a group that provides support for female leaders of small-asset credit unions.…

Health care industry starts to rebound from COVID-19

Health care industry starts to rebound from COVID-19

Despite being caught directly in the crosshairs of a global pandemic, local health care officials report the industry is on the financial mend a little more than a year beyond the arrival of COVID-19.…

Small business owners regain their confidence

Small business owners regain their confidence

Small business owners in Spokane and across the country are slowly but surely regaining their footing after a uniquely challenging year. In fact, Spokane County’s job market is continuing to recover, with its April 2021 unemployment rate dropping …