Carl Strong oversees Spokane’s pools and discusses the qualities he looks for in lifeguard applicants, and what he’d like to do better.
Roger Trainor is executive director of the LandLord Association of the Inland Northwest, and offers insights and advice on becoming a landlord.
Rick Ripley, who spent 38 years as a newspaper reporter and editor, recently published his second book of regional history.
Greg Belenky, is the founder of WSU’s sleep research center in Spokane, where he studies sleep, and how lack of it can cause people to make poor decisions.
Almost three decades ago, an article previewing the annual Spokane Home Show focused on the event’s relatively young participants – in particular, 32-year-old Ken Marsh. Having launched his own company …
Otto Klein has been in the Spokane Indians’ lineup for 22 years.
Robin Hayes is young, confident and ready to take on her new role as the youngest attorney to lead the Washington State Bar Association.
Six weeks ago, Auntie’s Bookstore wasn’t on John Waite’s radar. Today, he owns it.
The owners of River Linguistics discuss which languages are most difficult to translate, and why what they like most about their job is also what they like least.
Recent Kuney Construction projects have included widening two and a half miles of I-90 just east of Snoqualmie Pass, and the rehabilitation of Spokane River dams.
Most businesses can be summed up in a few words. Not Skils’kin, a Spokane nonprofit as complex as its name is unusual.
This week, more than 1,000 young musicians, vocalists and dancers will demonstrate their artistic talent at Musicfest Northwest, the largest competition of its kind in the country. But were it …
What’s a home worth? The answer may differ, depending on whether you ask a buyer or seller.
Vollmer talked about his commitment to teaching employees skills that will serve them well throughout life, and the advantages and limitations of owning a franchise restaurant
Dr. P.Z. Pearce has worked with the Seattle Seahawks, Spokane Chiefs and Olympians. He’s also an avid athlete and offers a few tips for a successful Bloomsday run.
Rhonda Marks, who runs this weekend’s popular Spokane Home and Garden Show, shares what it takes to be successful in the event-promotion business.
Washington’s senior-most UPS driver has logged 1.5 million accident-free miles.
Dick Jensen and his Inland Empire Tours staff will accompany some 2,000 travelers on 150 outings this year.
Jackie Neves recalls that when she was promoted to general manager of a Spokane Valley hotel more than three decades ago, she became one of only three women in the …
Baseball is embedded in Kenny Eilmes’ DNA as clearly as a Louisville Slugger brand on maple.
Arborist Joe Zubaly shares his opinion on why some trees toppled and others didn’t during last November’s windstorm, and what concerned homeowners should do now.
During a recent interview, Spokane make-up artist Trista Jordan share’s her start in glamour business, her brush with the Academy Awards, and why she’s so popular on Halloween.
Sylvia Dunn stages homes for sale in a robust Spokane real estate market.
Patrick Bisson teaches aspiring entrepreneurs how to launch their own business.
Rickey Harber attended Bible college with the intention of becoming a full-time minister. That calling never got off the ground.
Sacred Heart chief executive Alex Jackson describes his role in leading the hospital and fulfilling its mission is ensuring health care providers have the focus and tools they need to …
A licensing agreement for Star Wars product has positioned Airway Heights company Zak Designs to have its most “Luke-rative” year ever.
Russ Davis has helped hundreds of authors realize their dream of publishing their own books of poetry, recipes, Western romance or crime novels – even if the print run is …
Henryk Zowal has been helping customers look their best for 25 years, whether that means reattaching a shirt button or drastically altering lingerie to accommodate a large male physique.
There are basically two types of businesses, says Mary Walker: those where the merchandise remains consistent and customers change, and those where the customers remain consistent and the merchandise changes.