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  • Health insurers request historically low rate increase
    Health insurers in Washington state have filed a record-low average proposed rate increase of less than 1% for the 2020 individual health insurance market, the state Office of the Insurance Commissioner says.
    - 13 days ago, 6 Jun 19, 1:00pm -
  • Spokane-based Wendy’s franchisee acquire restaurants in Nebraska
    A Spokane-based Wendy’s restaurants franchisee has acquired seven Wendy’s restaurants in Nebraska.Wenspok Resources LLC, which does business as Wenspok Cos., will add 250 employees to its current staff of more than 1,000, according to…
    - 13 days ago, 6 Jun 19, 1:00pm -
  • Duplex, townhome activity could rise amid infill push in Spokane
    Spokane County is experiencing a slight increase in construction of duplexes and townhouses, a trend that some local experts say is likely to continue as the city of Spokane looks to boost infill development and smaller investors seek to develop
    - 13 days ago, 6 Jun 19, 1:00pm -
  • Spokane-area foreclosures decline further
    Recent data released by Irvine, California-based real estate research company Attom Data Solutions show foreclosure rates for Spokane County, already at a historic low, continued their downward trend for the first quarter of 2019, a trend Spokane mar…
    - 13 days ago, 6 Jun 19, 1:00pm -
  • New speakeasy bar planned downtown
    Construction has started on Scofflaws Book Club, a new speakeasy-themed bar that’s planned to open in the historic Legion Building, at 108 N. Washington downtown.
    - 13 days ago, 6 Jun 19, 1:00pm -
  • Lumberbeard Brewing planned in Third Avenue space
    Lumberbeard Brewing plans to open in late summer in what was formerly the Culligan Water Systems space at 25 E. Third.
    - 13 days ago, 6 Jun 19, 1:00pm -
  • Interest in Gonzaga’s Women Lead initiative grows
    The women came from as far away as Virginia and from as close as Spokane’s South Hill. They gathered for one purpose – to learn how to identify personal behaviors that hold them back from advancing in the workplace.
    - 13 days ago, 6 Jun 19, 1:00pm -
  • Liberty Lake company develops motors for NASA
    Liberty Lake-based contract equipment manufacturer Frencken America Inc., a division of Malaysia-based Frencken Group Ltd., is celebrating the success of several motors it designed, manufactured, and tested for NASA’s Orbiting
    - 13 days ago, 6 Jun 19, 1:00pm -
  • Emerging groups aim to inspire women to break barriers in STEM fields
    Two Spokane-area women are working to teach young women about the value of empowering themselves and other women to be their best selves and break through industry barriers.
    - 13 days ago, 6 Jun 19, 1:00pm -
  • Women shape tribal enterprises in the INW
    Women in leadership roles in two Spokane-area Native American economic development organizations say their tribes are recognizing the benefit of diverse voices, and they anticipate more women will be filling executive positions soon.
    - 13 days ago, 6 Jun 19, 1:00pm -
  • Growing number of leadership groups help women support one another
    Several women’s leadership and business networking groups have sprung up in the Spokane area as more women seek positions of influence within their businesses or as they establish new businesses.
    - 13 days ago, 6 Jun 19, 1:00pm -
  • Little Photo Bus Company: Major demand for a microbus
    Deanna Haggerty and her daughter, Kyla, have always loved vintage Volkswagen Type 2 buses.“Whenever we’d see one, we’d say, ‘It would be so cool to own one of those.’ But there was never really a reason to have one,…
    - 13 days ago, 6 Jun 19, 1:00pm -
  • Spokane housing market undergoes a remodel ramp-up
    Spokane-area inventory of homes for sale has declined steadily over the past five years, and since then, the number of major home renovations has increased, say local experts.
    - 13 days ago, 6 Jun 19, 1:00pm -
  • Schweitzer Engineering to construct new events center
    Pullman-based Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories Inc. plans to build a new, roughly 80,000-square-foot event center, nearly four times the size of its existing event center, on the southeastern portion of its Pullman campus.
    - 13 days ago, 6 Jun 19, 1:00pm -
  • Haystack Heights hopes to bring first cohousing development to Spokane
    A new community called Haystack Heights, which organizers say will introduce the cohousing lifestyle to Spokane, is about to take shape on a 3-acre property near Spokane’s South Perry District.
    - 13 days ago, 6 Jun 19, 1:00pm -