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Rose Pointe Assisted Living plans $3 million in upgrades

Rose Pointe Assisted Living, a care facility at 13013 E. Mission, will undergo a $3 million renovation project this summer that’s expected to take two years. Jessica Yaeger, executive director at Rose Pointe, says she agreed to take on her current ...

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On a fast track: Spokane attracts more national, regional sporting events

This year already has been a big one for sporting events here in Spokane, and it’s about to get bigger, says Eric Sawyer, CEO and president of the Spokane Sports Commission....

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Experiential tourism takes hold in the Inland Northwest

Experiential travel is a growing trend as more people place a priority on experiences, and Spokane-area adventure company operators say they’re reaping the rewards....

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Centennial hotel renovations is two-thirds complete

Spokane-based Worthy Hotels Inc. is nearly two-thirds complete with a $15 million renovation project at the 401-guestroom, former Hotel RL at the Park it acquired last year. ...

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Icons Larry Stanley: Beyond an empire of bolts and screws

Honesty and going the extra mile are at the heart of everything he does, says Larry Stanley, founder of Spokane-based Empire Bolt & Screw Inc. Stanley, who started the wholesale hardware company in 1972 says he discovered the value of a good work ethic ...

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Icons Bill and Judi Williams: Telect founders build business for the generations

Bill and Judi Williams have always been a dynamic duo, supporting and encouraging one another in both their careers and in raising a family. The couple, who met in Alaska in 1962 and married after just two months of dating, are the founders of ...

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Icons Dave Clack: An accidental but beneficial career in banking

Looking back on the high points from a career spanning more than four decades that has earned him broad praise in business and civic leadership circles here, Spokane’s David A. Clack seems uneasy dwelling on personal achievements. ...

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Icons Harlan Douglass: Constructing a path to success

Spokane real estate magnate Harlan Douglass has been letting up on the reins a bit over the last five years, but he hasn’t exactly gotten off the horse. “I show up here all the time,” he says from a conference room at the Douglass Properties ...

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Icons LeRoy Nosbaum: Engineering a Spokane-area tech manufacturer to success

In a career that spanned more than 40 years in the utilities industry, LeRoy Nosbaum spent about 17 years at Liberty Lake-based energy and water technology and services company Itron Inc., including two separate periods as the company’s CEO. ...

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Icons Paul Redmond: Persistent job seeker rises to top

Paul Redmond, former CEO, president and chairman of Spokane-based Washington Water Power Co., says he was warned that people would soon forget him after he retired following a 33-year career with the energy company now known as Avista Corp. ...

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