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Salvation Army considers affordable housing development

The Salvation Army Spokane Citadel Corps has evolved and adapted its services to meet the needs of the community for over a century, and now leaders from the charitable organization hope to build workforce housing that leads to permanent homeownership....


Employee generosity grows with expanded options

Employers in a variety of industries say philanthropy is embedded within their company’s culture...


Careful giving strategies can have tax advantages

A carefully developed charitable-giving strategy empowers individuals and families to support ...


Inland Northwest Land Conservancy opens office in Cd’A

The Inland Northwest Land Conservancy recently opened an office in downtown Coeur d’Alene at ...


2023 Business Icons: DH’s Cher and Jim Desautel

Cher and Jim Desautel, 70 and 74, respectively, recognized a void in the public relations sector in ...


2023 Business Icons: North Idaho’s Judy and Steve Meyer

Service to the community is an inherent trait shared by Judy and Steve Meyer, says their son, Chris Meyer. “They have always been keenly aware of the value of public service and support of others,” he says. “They do it because it’s the right...


2023 Business Icon: Kiemle Hagood’s Tom Quigley

Tom Quigley, 71, has lived in the Spokane area his entire life and has spent nearly 50 years working at Spokane-based commercial real estate brokerage Kiemle Hagood, where some who know him say his quiet and composed demeanor belies a truly dedicated ...


2023 Business Icon: Whitworth University’s Bill Robinson

William “Bill” Robinson’s position as a Spokane-area leader began in the early 1990s, when he met with multiple panels of students, staff, and faculty as he interviewed for the position of president of Whitworth University....


2023 Business Icon: Tomlinson Family of Companies’ Bob Tomlinson

Bob Tomlinson, who recently turned 76, winters six months a year in Arizona and no longer is actively involved in managing the Tomlinson Family of Companies real estate brokerage he helped develop into a major enterprise here over five decades....


Healthy Competition: INW universities take steps to fill gaps in medical training

Citing needs to fill community health care and leadership gaps, Inland Northwest universities have launched a cluster of new certificate and degree programs in Spokane in recent months. ...

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