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Resorting to recycling at the Coeur d’Alene Resort

Blue recycling receptacles located at bars, restaurants, catered events, and service elevators throughout the 334-room Coeur d’Alene Resort are filling up faster than ever. And it’s no wonder. The thousands of guests filtering in and out of the...


City’s water-saving incentive generates interest

Marlene Feist, City of Spokane director of strategic development for public works and utilities, says a program intended to help Spokane residents conserve water through landscaping is seeing some success. The SpokaneScape program incentivizes the use ...


A healthy buzz at BumbleBar

Spokane Valley-based gluten-free snack bar maker BumbleBar Inc. is abuzz with new growth this year, as it moves into a leaner model of manufacturing and works to expand both its own product line and co-packing relationships. “Our focus right now is...


Efficiency is in the driver’s seat at Produce Supply Express

As the trucking industry struggles with a shortage of drivers, increasing fuel and maintenance costs, and the looming threat of higher equipment costs as a result of tariffs, Produce Supply Express Inc. Vice President Lom Hutchins says the Spokane-based...


TDR Logistics acquires more land on the West Plains

West Plains trucking company TDR Logistics LLC is expanding with the recent purchase of two neighboring properties. TDR marketing manager Slava Liashedko says the acquisition of two properties adjacent to TDR’s location at 3025 S. Geiger Blvd. has more...


Streaming the Beam

When Seattle-based OAC Services Inc. first introduced a remotely controlled, moveable robot that enabled the user to visit with people in its Spokane office, employees weren’t sure what to do with it. “At first, it was, well this is kind cool, but...


Spokane Architect aims for consistent oversight

Rex Anderson, owner and principal of Fusion Architecture PLLC, says the name of his firm has everything to do with his approach to architectural design. “My skill set really does blend a beginning-to-end type of oversight for projects,” Anderson says...


Landmarks commission receives national recognition

The Spokane Historic Landmarks Commission has received a national award for its work on an inventory of midcentury modern architecture here. The Commission Excellence Award, which honors outstanding efforts and achievements by local preservation...


College Success Foundation: Building a pathway for underserved students in Spokane

The College Success Foundation, a Bellevue, Wash.-based nonprofit organization, has elevated its Inland Northwest presence and established a strong philanthropic base of support here since opening a Spokane-area office in 2014. The foundation provides an...

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