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MONDAY, NOV. 15, 2010


FRIDAY, NOV. 12, 2010



WEDNESDAY, NOV. 10, 2010


TUESDAY, NOV. 9, 2010

MONDAY, NOV. 8, 2010

Housing sales plunge in October

Home sales plunged 40 percent in October compared with the same month last year, when a federal income tax credit boosted sales.The Spokane Association of Realtors reported 304 sales, down from 509 in October 2009, and 317 in September.Average and median prices were up substantially,...

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FRIDAY, NOV. 5, 2010



WEDNESDAY, NOV. 3, 2010


Red Lion adds California franchisees

Red Lion Hotels Corp. will add two California properties early next year, the Spokane-based company said today.A Fairfield Inn in Rancho Cordova, near Sacramento, will re-open as a Red Lion in January. The 111-room hotel built by Marriott as a Fairfield in offers limited service.The...

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TUESDAY, NOV. 2, 2010

Dan Jackson returning to Red Lion Hotels

Red Lion Hotels Corporation of Spokane has hired Dan Jackson as senior vice president and chief financial officer. He will begin Nov. 10.Jackson has been involved in senior-level finance and strategic planning for more than 20 years, and he has significant experience in the hospitality...

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MONDAY, NOV. 1, 2010

Sandwich shop now offering Cinnabon in Veradale

Included in the advantages of working with a national franchise is the chance to pick up a second product line when when the company you're working with adds another business.That's what's helping Veradale businessman Bruce Brown go from a reliable Schlotzsky's provider to offering Cinnabons...

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FRIDAY, OCT. 29, 2010


THURSDAY, OCT. 28, 2010

Big turnout when the Rack opened today

The Nordstrom Rack at Spokane Valley Plaza drew more than 500 people, a spokesman for the Seattle based retailer told us.The best guess was that 525 were there, all of whom tried to be the winner of the 90-second free shopping blitz just before the...

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Avista improves 3Q income  

Spokane-based Avista Corp. on Thursday posted third-quarter earnings of $12.3 million, or 22 cents a share, compared with income of $8.1 million and 15 cents per share in the third quarter of 2009.Over the first nine months of 2010, the power utility reported income of...

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Unemployment claim hours extended

Phone lines for those filing unemployment claims or seeking information will open one hour earlier starting Nov. 1, the Washington Employment Security Department announced today.From Monday through Friday, call center agents will be available 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. The number is 1-800-318-6022.Applications for benefits...

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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 27, 2010

TUESDAY, OCT. 26, 2010


Governor's order targets barriers to small business

Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire today ordered state agencies to develop programs and institute reforms that will boost small businesses faltering in the ongoing economic downturn.The initiatives range from help with exports, to improving access to credit, to alleviating the burdens imposed by the state's complex...

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