Office Hours archive for April 2011

FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2011


Coming up in Sunday Business:

John Stucke reports on Washington state’s new health insurance exchange, which is designed to help upward of 50,000 small businesses attain health insurance for their employees. As with many things linked to the federal Affordable Care Act, the exchange is controversial, untested, and the financial...

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THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 2011

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2011


TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2011

MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2011


Sirti sponsors tech innovation workshop April 29

Sirti, the state-funded economic support center for regional tech companies, is hosting an April 29 "Invention to Venture" workshop, at the Spokane Academic Center, WSU Riverpoint Campus. The session runs from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Here's the description offered by Sirti: "A fast-paced workshop...

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BookRags adds BrainyQuote to its online ad operation

BookRags.com, an education and book-reference site that is owned by Ambassadors Group, has signed a marketing arrangement with BrainyQuote, a website that provides quotes for students and the public. Ambassadors Group, based in Spokane, provides education travel for students and others. It acquired BookRags in...

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FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 2011


THURSDAY, APRIL 21, 2011

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20, 2011

TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2011


Agora Award finalists announced

The nominees for the 2011 AGORA Awards were announced Tuesday by Greater Spokane Incorporated. Winners will be announced June 1 at The Davenport Hotel from 7:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m. ?Attendees can register at events.greaterspokane.org. The awards recognize area businesses for excellence. Nominees by category are: Small...

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MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2011



FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 2011


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13, 2011

Silver Mountain will be open Saturday 

Silver Mountain Resort will be open Saturday, extending a ski and snow-boarding season cushioned by 400 inches of snow. "We've been blessed with over four feet of snow recently, and the short-term forecast looks promising for more," spokesman John Williams said. He said all 1,600...

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Mark Britton named to Orbitz board of directors

Gonzaga University grad Mark Britton, who's CEO of Seattle-based Avvo, has been named to the board of travel site Orbitz. Orbitz is based in Chicago and is one of the top three web-based travel services. Before starting lawyer- and doctor-rating service Avvo, Britton was an...

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Unemployment rate up despite hirings

Washington's unemployment rate climbed in March despite a gain of 1,110 jobs, the Employment Security Department said today. The March unemployment rate was 9.2 percent, a notch higher than the 9.1 percent reported for February. The biggest job gains were in business and professional services,...

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The Spokesman-Review business team follows economic development in Spokane and the Inland Northwest.



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