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  • 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, …

  • Hearing set on 15.5% rate hike

    Avista’s Washington ratepayers may comment during a public hearing on the company’s proposal to raise electricity rates an average of 15.5 percent. For the typical homeowner, that’s an extra $10.07 …



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