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Doing WELL: Design accreditation gains popularity

A relatively young design certification that aims to improve the effects of a commercial environment on a building's occupants is gaining traction in the Inland Northwest. The Well building standard was created in 2014 by Paul Scialla, developer and ...

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509 Design plans new office on North Side

509 Design LLC plans to renovate the former Madison Elementary School, on Spokane’s North Side...

Transblue franchise debuts in Spokane

Local entrepreneur and 20-year U.S. Marine Corps and Navy veteran Zach Simms is opening an exterior ...

Going West: Witherspoon Kelley expands to keep up with demand

A Spokane law firm older than the state of Washington is experiencing a growth spurt with a recent ...

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Estates & Elders founder follows heart with advocacy

It has never bothered Jennifer Ballantyne that she was the oldest student in her graduating class ...

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Campbell & Bissell law firm value relationships over volume

Attorneys Richard Campbell and Mike Bissell started Campbell & Bissell PLLC with just three employees, including themselves, in 2005. The 16-year-old construction law firm has grown to nine employees, including six attorneys, as of this summer. However, ...

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2021 Rising Stars: Champion Empire’s Maayan Gordon

Where Maayan Gordon’s curiosity and passions lead her, she follows. The 30-year-old entrepreneur currently is involved in five businesses and maintains a thriving social media presence across several platforms. Her ventures here include business coach...

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2021 Rising Stars: Crimson Medical Solutions’ Stephen Bone

Stephen Bone, the CEO and cofounder of Crimson Medical Solutions Inc. uses the word “stoked” to describe his excitement for the company’s simple but practical advance in intravenous safety equipment, called the IV Manager. “I’m so excited about...

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2021 Rising Stars: Avista Corp.’s Kara Hensley

Tenacious is the first word that comes to mind when describing Kara Hensley, says Jan Quintrall. Hensley, formerly Heatherly, 31, currently works as a project manager for Avista Corp. Quintrall and Hensley met in 2012 when Hensley started working for ...

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2021 Rising Stars: Visit Spokane’s Jamie Rand

While Jamie Rand isn’t averse to taking praise, one of his defining qualities is to want to celebrate everyone’s wins, says Meg Winchester, CEO of Visit Spokane. “It’s not a singular ‘I,’” she says. “It’s a ‘we.’” Rand, 38,...

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