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Rising Stars 2014: Chris Reilly

The Inland Northwest is home to a sizable number of young entrepreneurs and emerging professionals. We asked a small sampling of them to tell us about their careers so far and aspirations for the future. ...

Rising Stars 2014: Alexis Roizen

The Inland Northwest is home to a sizable number of young entrepreneurs and emerging professionals. We asked a small sampling of them to tell us about their careers so far and aspirations for the future. ...

Rising Stars 2014: Connor Simpson

The Inland Northwest is home to a sizable number of young entrepreneurs and emerging professionals. We asked a small sampling of them to tell us about their careers so far and aspirations for the future. ...

Rising Stars 2014: Pete Taylor

The Inland Northwest is home to a sizable number of young entrepreneurs and emerging professionals. We asked a small sampling of them to tell us about their careers so far and aspirations for the future. ...

Rising Stars 2014: Sarah Wollnick

The Inland Northwest is home to a sizable number of young entrepreneurs and emerging professionals. We asked a small sampling of them to tell us about their careers so far and aspirations for the future. ...

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Aerostar Aircraft takes long, slow journey to make fast jet

Three decades after the last new Aerostar airplane was manufactured, the current owners of Aerostar Aircraft Corp. still are working to carry out the vision of the plane’s designer—to produce with the same basic airframe small jets for business and pe...

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Aerospace industry searches for skilled workers

As demand for aerospace products rises worldwide, the industry here and across the state is experiencing a shortage of skilled workers, and the gap could continue to widen, industry leaders here say. Mike Marzetta, president of Liberty Lake-based Altek ...

Washington must work to keep edge in aerospace

As more people take to the skies for business and pleasure, airlines around the globe will purchase nearly 30,000 jets during the next 20 years to accommodate world travel and to replace aging and less fuel-efficient aircraft. In order to meet this increa...

Many tax incentives serve growing aviation industry

Over the last several years, the aerospace industry has remained robust—and Spokane is no exception. Commercial airline orders are experiencing a multiyear backlog, production rates are increasing, and the combination of low interest rates and a high de...

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Ballet-inspired barre workout trend grows

The ballet-inspired barre workout, a recent craze in women’s fitness, has made a home and grown in Spokane during the last several years with both franchised and independent studios. Barre workouts, Spokane Barre studio co-owner Courtney Wick says, mo...

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