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TUESDAY, MAY 18, 2010

Clearwater expanding tissue production

Clearwater Paper Co. will build a new paper machine in the Southeast to expand sales of its private label tissue. The new machine and seven converting lines will produce bathroom tissue and paper towels for East Coast markets, officials announced Tuesday. The new facility will...

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Wind farm will power 100,000 homes

POMEROY, Wash. – Puget Sound Energy has started construction on a 343-megawatt wind farm in Garfield County that will provide power for more than 100,000 homes. The Lower Snake River Wind Project will be built on nearly 40,000 acres of leased farmland. Ninety-eight percent of...

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County employment surges

Spokane County employers hired almost 4,000 workers last month, dropping the unemployment rate almost two percent in the process.From 214,300 workers in March, the employment rolls increased to 218,200. A year ago, total employment was 220,140.The unemployment rate fell to 8.8 percent from 10.7 percent...

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The Spokesman-Review business team follows economic development in Spokane and the Inland Northwest.