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Rich Hadley, champion of university district, medical school, Fairchild and other economic drivers, dies at 76

UPDATED: Mon., March 20, 2023

Rich Hadley, who for 21 years led the region's business chamber now called Greater Spokane Incorporated, died on Sunday. Hadley is credited by many Spokane leaders for his vision and partnerships that created the University District and Washington State University's Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine. A former U.S. Navy air intelligence officer during the Vietnam War, Hadley also forged a strong relationship with Air Force officials, becoming one of the region’s foremost advocates for protecting Fairchild Air Force Base and boosting its future role.

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Midcentury celebration: Vinyl records, vintage furniture and classic architecture collide with Parkade shop ‘Entropy’

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 21, 2023

In the space of a few weeks, JJ Wandler is preparing for the opening of Entropy, his latest foray into the music/vintage/art world of Spokane. The former owner of the downtown bar Garageland, founder of Total Trash Records and Sound in Browne's Addition and current owner of the Bad Seed restaurant in Hillyard wanted to honor the legacy of Warren Heylman with the business, while also giving local artists room to display their work and play off the distinct styles of other downtown retailers, such as Boo Radley's, Atticus and Petunia & Loomis. 
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WA pot sales decline for first time in the decade since legalization

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 19, 2022

Dec. 19—This December marks a decade since Washington state became one of the first two states in the U.S. to legalize marijuana. A look back at the cannabis industry's growth in the Evergreen State shows the fledgling market has yet to mature, with sales declining after surging during the pandemic and the initial years of legalization. After voters in Colorado and Washington approved ballot ...

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