Royal's Cannabis saw a 10 percent increase in sales of legal marijuana in December as compared to November. Rapper Snoop Dogg made an appearance there Dec. 7.
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Spokane County retailers sold $4.6 million worth of legal marijuana in October, and the biggest statewide harvest to date means stores are likely to be stocked with outdoor-grown bud for months.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 7, 2015
Greenlight on Trent Avenue sold almost $600,000 worth of marijuana in September, as retailers prepare for outdoor harvest.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 3, 2015
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Board spokesman said July sales figures did not include tax, which accounted for the reported dip in revenue. Those numbers have been corrected to show another increase in sales last month.
FRIDAY, JUNE 5, 2015
Marijuana sales continued to grow in Spokane County in May, with more than $3.8 million worth of recreational pot sold. The industry is pushing $6 million in monthly revenue from farm to customer in the county as we approach the first full year of legal pot sales.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 13, 2015
CenturyLink is opening a server farm in Moses Lake. The communications company said it's interested in the space because it's mostly hydroelectric-powered, and helps CenturyLink's sustainability goals. But what it didn't say in a news release is that the 136,000-square-foot facility can withstand a 10 megaton bomb.
THURSDAY, MAY 7, 2015
Though no new shops reported sales in April, Spokane County retailers reported $600,000 more in legal marijuana sales last month over March.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22, 2015
One of the world's largest companies will hold its annual meeting in Spokane; a company representative says AT&T has been trying to rotate its meetings around the country.
Pitney Bowes sales center in Spokane is now the company's largest; 200 jobs added in the past two years
The Stamford, Connecticut also is in the middle of a gut remodel of its Spokane location.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8, 2015
"The Landing" will seat 60; construction will take place this summer.
A common, drought-resistant weed that tends to flourish across the Inland Northwest could be turned into a new cash crop and possibly transform the region into a leading producer of natural rubber.
TUESDAY, APRIL 7, 2015
A federal judge in Minnesota ruled last week that routine genetic testing for dogs, like that for humans, can’t be patented. The ruling was celebrated by Spokane-based Paw Print Genetics, a laboratory that tests for genetic diseases in dogs.
Statewide, sales of legal recreational marijuana rose 32 percent in March over February totals.
FRIDAY, APRIL 3, 2015
Eventually the Bozeman offices of the two companies will consolidate, and Sprinkler Technology Design will take on the Coffman Engineers name.
THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 2015
For every state dollar allocated, WSU says it delivered $18.87 in economic impact, including $341 million in research grant expenditures in 2014 alone.
MONDAY, MARCH 16, 2015
The 2015 Self-Storage Almanac says the Spokane metro area is one of the nation's leaders in self-storage space per person.
FRIDAY, FEB. 27, 2015
THURSDAY, FEB. 19, 2015
A study commissioned by Idaho's five Native American tribes estimates they have a collective $1.1 billion impact on the state's economy.
THURSDAY, FEB. 12, 2015
Spokane-based Blue Room Architecture and Design has been hired by UW to lead the remodeling effort, which is expected to be completed in May.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 4, 2015
Anthropologie will apparently occupy the space being vacated by the Mobius Science Center, according to a building permit filed with the City of Spokane.
TUESDAY, FEB. 3, 2015
Another month, another Spokane marijuana retailer reports the most sales in January. Greenlight took the crown from Sativa Sisters last month, as total legal marijuana retail sales in the county topped $1.5 million.
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The Spokesman-Review business team follows economic development in Spokane and the Inland Northwest.