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Red Lion sells Templin’s on the River in Post Falls

Red Lion Hotels has sold Templin’s on the River in Post Falls for $9.25 million. The company sold seven hotels over the past eight months to reduce assests, pay off …

UPDATED: Fri., March 9, 2018, 8:45 p.m.

Red Lion Hotels, Lithia Motors face lawsuits involving sexual harassment claims

Two companies with large presences in Spokane face lawsuits from women who allege sexual harassment by male bosses.

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 3, 2017, 6:47 p.m.

Red Lion finalizes sale of TicketsWest and WestCoast Entertainment

Red Lion Hotels Corp. has finalized the sale of TicketsWest and WestCoast Entertainment to Paciolan of Irvine, California.

UPDATED: Fri., July 14, 2017, 11:44 a.m.

Red Lion sues Hard Rock Cafe, alleging its hotel brand aimed at millennials is a knockoff

Red Lion Hotels’ parent company is suing Hard Rock Cafe International, saying the hotel chain has copied plans for its the Spokane-based hotelier’s brand aimed at millennials.

UPDATED: Mon., May 8, 2017, 6:07 p.m.

Red Lion Hotels reports improving performance with first-quarter loss

Spokane-based Red Lion Hotels Corporation lost $3.6 million in the first quarter, an improvement from its performance a year prior when it posted a loss of $4.8 million, the company …

Red Lion Hotels reports net loss for 2016

Red Lion Hotels Corp., the Spokane-based hospitality company, lost $4.7 million in 2016, the company reported Tuesday. That compares to a profit of $2.7 million in 2015.

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 24, 2015, 9:49 p.m.

The Dirt: Hagadone tower to rise 12 stories in downtown Coeur d’Alene

Hagadone Hospitality’s proposed new hotel tower in downtown Coeur d’Alene would rise 12 stories above Sherman Avenue.

Red Lion purchases Baltimore property for 130-room hotel

Spokane-based Red Lion Hotels has purchased a downtown Baltimore building with plans to convert it into a 130-room hotel, marking the first East Coast property in the company’s 50-year history. …

Red Lion hires former Coldwater Creek executive

Red Lion Hotels has hired former Coldwater Creek executive James A. Bell as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Bell, 47, will join the publicly traded hotel company at …

Ex-tourism agency leader questions Grand Hotel Spokane’s ‘demand generator’ potential

The former president of Spokane’s tourism promotion agency says the new Walt Worthy hotel downtown lacks the brand-name recognition needed to attract significant new bookings for conventions and meetings. Harry …

Red Lion Hotels selling Bellevue property

Red Lion Hotels announced plans to sell the chain’s Bellevue location, expecting to cash in on roaring property values in the Seattle area. Red Lion hasn’t set an asking price; …

Mount named new CEO at Red Lion Hotels

Gregory T. Mount, a veteran of more than 25 years in the hospitality business, was named the new CEO of Spokane-based Red Lion Hotels Corp.

Red Lion Hotels Corp.

For 03-01-2013

Red Lion announces new hotel brand concept

Spokane-based Red Lion Hotels has introduced a new brand with the intent of establishing a franchise network for independent hotels. Called the Leo Hotel Collection, the concept has boutique, smaller …

Area companies beat S&P, Russell

Inland Northwest companies had a strong quarter from July through September. The Hart Capital Inland Northwest Index grew 14.3 percent in the third quarter. That’s dramatically better than the S&P …

Investors demand Red Lion sell hotels

A Seattle investment group critical of Red Lion Hotels has demanded that the Spokane company start selling hotels. Columbia Pacific Opportunity Fund, which owns 29 percent of outstanding common shares, …

Red Lion adds hotel near Palm Springs

Spokane’s Red Lion Hotels Corp. announced Wednesday it is adding a franchise location in Cathedral City, Calif. This fall the 97-room Quality Inn & Suites Date Palm will convert to …

Red Lion to overhaul its website

Spokane’s Red Lion Hotels is revamping its website in hopes of getting more people to book visits there rather than at other online travel sites. Company Executive Vice President Harry …

Earnings: Red Lion Hotels

For 05-03-2012

Red Lion hires consultant, looks at possible company sale

Red Lion Hotels Corp. has hired Bank of America Merrill Lynch to look for options to improve the company’s market value, including a possible sale of the company.

Stakeholder wants Red Lion sale

Red Lion Hotels Corp.’s largest shareholder is urging the Spokane company’s directors to sell off more hotels or the entire company so that investors can earn better returns. Seattle-based Columbia …

Red Lion Hotels purchases 10 properties it was leasing

Spokane-based Red Lion Hotels Corp. has purchased 10 hotels the company has been leasing from iStar Financial Inc., a New York real estate investment trust company. The purchase price was …

At 64, Jon Eliassen still feeds and breeds success

People who know him say Jon Eliassen is the busiest retired person they know. After working for Washington Water Power, and then Avista Utilities, for 33 years, Eliassen retired in …

Repairs to River Queen cruise boat will keep it moving

Visitors to North Idaho almost were deprived of a popular tourist attraction this summer – a Mississippi sternwheeler replica that offers cruises on the Spokane River from June through September. …

Red Lion Hotels picks Eliassen as CEO, president

Jon Eliassen, appointed interim president and chief executive officer of Red Lion Hotels Corp. in January 2010, has been given the job permanently. Eliassen, 63, has been a member of …

Loss at Red Lion for quarter, year

Red Lion Hotels Corp. Tuesday reported losses for the fourth quarter and full-year 2009 as an industry-wide downturn took its toll. The Spokane-based chain of 45 hotels and its entertainment …

Red Lion Hotels reports 2009 losses

Red Lion Hotels Corp. today reported losses for the fourth quarter and full-year 2009 as an industry-wide downturn took its toll.

CEO is out at Red Lion Hotels

The directors of Red Lion Hotels Corp. have removed Anupam Narayan as chief executive officer, replacing him with board member and longtime Avista Corp. executive Jon Eliassen. In a statement …

No reason given for Red Lion CEO’s ouster

The directors of Red Lion Hotels Corp. have removed Anupam Narayan as chief executive officer, replacing him with board member and long-time Avista Corp. executive Jon Eliassen.

Investor’s Red Lion bid is worth $17.3 million

A Seattle investment company has offered $9.50 per share for Red Lion Hotels Corp. in a proposal that would take the Spokane hospitality company private. The bid, worth $173 million, …