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  • MONDAY, JULY 19, 2010, 4:53 P.M.

    Cascade Aerospace selling Spokane operation

    Cascade Aerospace is selling its Spokane International Airport operation less than two years after opening the hangar doors with the help of $2 million in state loans and grants.

  • SATURDAY, MAY 15, 2010

    Work begins on hangar

    The groundbreaking Friday for an Associated Painters hangar fulfilled a vision President Rod Friese said he has nurtured since he and wife, Dawn, purchased the Everett company 15 years ago. …

  • THURSDAY, FEB. 18, 2010

    Garco to build new painting hangar

    Garco Construction will begin work next month on a hangar at Spokane International Airport big enough to accommodate two 737 aircraft in need of a tune-up and paint job. The …

  • THURSDAY, OCT. 22, 2009

    Airport board approves hangar deal

    The Spokane Airport Board Wednesday approved a consolidated maintenance and painting hangar where as many as 130 workers could be employed in two years. The 37,800-square-foot hangar will be leased …

  • WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24, 2009

    Airport gets state grant

    OLYMPIA – Giving a boost to a project that could create 270 new local jobs, state officials Tuesday approved a $300,000 grant to help build a new aircraft maintenance facility …

  • THURSDAY, JUNE 18, 2009

    Spokane airport revenues trail budget

    Spokane International Airport revenues are running more than $2 million below budget, a shortfall airlines serving Spokane will have to cover if passenger boardings do not rebound by the end …

  • MONDAY, JUNE 1, 2009

    Industries keep eye on the future

    Go West, young person. It worked for those who heeded the advice of 19th-century newspaperman Horace Greeley, and it just might work for today’s job seekers, who on the West …

  • TUESDAY, MAY 26, 2009

    Our View: Denial of airport loan strange in light of state goals

    Mention the aerospace industry in Washington state, and the company that comes to mind is Boeing. But as Gov. Chris Gregoire and a host of economic development specialists around the …

  • SATURDAY, MAY 23, 2009

    Hangar project will go forward

    A proposed hangar and the 266 jobs that would go with it remains a priority for Spokane International Airport, Director Neal Sealock said Friday, a day after state officials balked …

  • FRIDAY, MAY 22, 2009

    State officials reject airport’s bid for expansion loan

    SEATAC, Wash. – In a decision that could jeopardize more than 200 planned jobs, state officials on Thursday rejected the Spokane airport’s request for a $6.8 million loan. It’s too …

  • FRIDAY, MAY 15, 2009

    Maintenance facility provides a lift

    There were supposed to be two planes in the Cascade Aerospace USA Inc. hangar at Spokane International Airport for a Thursday afternoon dedication ceremony. But workers finished the maintenance checks …

  • SUNDAY, APRIL 12, 2009

    Our View: Aerospace jobs will land amid friendly conditions

    An updated analysis on the state of Washington’s aerospace industry has landed. Conclusion: still too much baggage. The Snohomish County Economic Development Council commissioned the study by Deloitte Consulting, which …

  • TUESDAY, MARCH 31, 2009

    Our View: Aerospace, painting firms would be boon to region

    A year ago, before anyone foresaw the depth of the coming economic plunge, a Canadian aircraft maintenance company’s planned entry into Spokane raised expectations of still more good news ahead. …

  • SATURDAY, MARCH 28, 2009

    Loan could land airport business

    Spokane airport officials are seeking a state loan of almost $4 million to help a Western Washington airplane painting company set up shop here. Everett-based Associated Painters Inc. would lease …

  • SUNDAY, DEC. 14, 2008

    Aerospace company will bring jobs to airport

    In the gloom of a mounting national recession, the Inland Northwest has one bright spot. A Canadian aerospace company will bring at least 30 new jobs to Spokane starting in …

  • TUESDAY, JUNE 17, 2008

    OK expected for airport, Cascade plan

    A Canadian aircraft maintenance company could employ almost 140 next February if the state of Washington comes through with $2 million to modernize a Spokane International Airport hangar. Within three …



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