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2020 Icons: Larry Brown

Spokane restaurateur Larry Brown, 75, got his entrepreneurial start early in life. At age 12, his mother said to him, “You’re old enough to start paying your own way.”...


2020 Icons: Phil Kuharski

Phil Kuharski, the former Fidelity Mutual Savings Bank executive long known as the leading economic ...


2020 Icons: Pam Senske

Though founded by a man in the predominantly male world of manufacturing, West Plains packaging...


2020 Icons: John Stone

Now on his third attempt at retirement, longtime real estate developer John Stone says he has no...


2020 Icons: Tom Tiffany

People who know Tom Tiffany describe him as a science enthusiast with a knack for strategizing,...


All Systems Go at Hotel Indigo

After a decade of standing vacant and more than two years of remodeling and renovating, the former Otis Hotel building will once again host hotel guests next month, this time under the name Hotel Indigo Spokane. ...


Silverscout duo brings venue-management experience to venture

Primed and ready for their next challenge, longtime Spokane Arena management duo Matt Gibson and Becca Watters are turning their combined creative firepower from venue management to event creation and execution with their new endeavor, Silverscout...


WSU Hospitality program garners high ranking

It’s ironic, but a strong economy in recent years is believed to have a played a role in a slight enrollment decline at Washington State University’s School of Hospitality Business Management. ...


Northwest Entrepreneurship Competition evolves

New organizers have taken over the annual Northwest Entrepreneur Competition, with a vision for expanding the competition and increasing participation from students outside the Spokane area. ...


Having survived crypto winter, Krambu thrives

A 3-year-old startup based in Dalton Gardens has been making waves in the supercomputing industry, growing so rapidly in its short existence that it has expanded with a new location in northeast Washington. ...

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