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Amy Edelen
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Amy Edelen amye@spokesman.com (509) 459-5581

Amy Edelen joined The Spokesman-Review in 2017. She is currently a reporter for the Business Desk. She also writes news features about people and events.


Most Recent Stories

News >  Business
Jan. 14, 2021, 2:56 p.m.
Costco is closing all of its in-store photo centers, effective February 14, according to an email the company sent to customers.

News >  Business
Jan. 14, 2021, 4 a.m.
Kootenai County's home prices soared in December as a lack of available homes and high demand persisted in the region. 

News >  Business
Jan. 14, 2021, 4 a.m.
The number of new jobless claims in the state dropped last week as seasonal layoffs in construction and agriculture leveled off, resulting in fewer initial benefit applications, according to the Washington State Employment Security Department.

News >  Business
Jan. 13, 2021, 3:43 p.m.
Wolffy’s Hamburgers, a 1950s-style diner near Gonzaga University, is permanently closing Saturday, according to a letter taped to the restaurant’s front door.

News >  Business
Jan. 12, 2021, 2:37 p.m.
Advanced Dermatology & Skin Surgery has partnered with a Nashville, Tennessee-based dermatology physician services organization.

News >  Business
Jan. 12, 2021, 4 a.m.
Despite a global pandemic, Spokane County’s housing market shattered records in 2020 as low inventory and high demand caused the median home price to soar to its highest level in history – issues that likely will have a continuing impact through this year.

News >  Business
Jan. 10, 2021, 4 a.m.
The future was bright for Spokane-area construction contractors at the beginning of 2020, with several projects in the pipeline and many more to come. But then the pandemic struck.

News >  Business
Jan. 10, 2021, 4 a.m.
Nearly five months after opening the Spokane area’s first residential building made with cross-laminated timber, developers behind the Blockhouse Life project are looking to expand the concept to Kendall Yards.

News >  Business
Jan. 8, 2021, 4 a.m.
The number of jobless claims rose last week with an influx of laid-off workers in the construction, accommodation and food services sectors seeking benefits, according to the Washington State Employment Security Department.

News >  Business
Jan. 7, 2021, 12:19 p.m.
Kaspien is partnering with an Ohio-based company to expand omnichannel services for consumer technology brands.

News >  Business
Jan. 6, 2021, 2:43 p.m.
As more people are choosing to shop online during the coronavirus pandemic, it’s been a boon to Revival Tea Co.’s e-commerce business.

News >  Business
Jan. 6, 2021, 4 a.m.
When The Spokesman-Review moved its print publishing operations to Spokane Valley last year, it ended a 125-year run of printing newspapers downtown but provided a local company with opportunity to expand.

News >  Business
Jan. 4, 2021, 5:30 p.m.
As the pandemic accelerated a nationwide trend of residents fleeing larger metro areas in search of affordability and a better quality of life, many chose to relocate to Idaho in 2020, according to a recent study by a national moving company.

News >  Business
Jan. 4, 2021, 2:30 p.m.
The Lantern Tap House has permanently closed in the Perry District, the establishment announced Friday.

News >  Business
Jan. 3, 2021, 4 a.m.
Amazon is the company behind plans for a large delivery station and warehouse at the former site of Lowe’s Home Improvement in north Spokane, according to a permit filed with the city last week.

News >  Business
Jan. 1, 2021, 4 a.m.
Seasonal layoffs in construction and agriculture contributed to a rise in new jobless claims in the state last week but they continue to drop in Spokane County, according to the Washington State Employment Security Department.

News >  Business
Dec. 30, 2020, 4:45 p.m.
The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board has voted to issue an emergency liquor license suspension for the Black Diamond in Spokane Valley.

News >  Business
Dec. 30, 2020, 4 a.m.
A family physician has opened a concierge-style, membership-based medical clinic in Liberty Lake.

News >  Business
Dec. 30, 2020, 4 a.m.
The Spokane Workforce Council and WorkSource Spokane have partnered with local businesses to launch (re)Employ Spokane, a campaign that connects unemployed residents to job openings, short-term career training and degree programs.

News >  Business
Dec. 29, 2020, 4 a.m.
After more than a year of construction, Tru by Hilton Spokane Valley has opened. It marks the first Tru by Hilton property in the state.

News >  Business
Dec. 28, 2020, 4:08 p.m.
The Spokane Tribe Casino expansion project calls for 20,000 square feet of additional gaming space, a new restaurant and doubling the size of Whaluks, an existing bar in the casino area. The casino will also expand its non-smoking section.

News >  Business
Dec. 27, 2020, 4 a.m.
More than four years ago, InterUrban Development announced it was embarking on a proposal to transform the historic McKinley School into a mixed-use project with a brewery/distillery, restaurants, retail and office space.

News >  Business
Dec. 27, 2020, 4 a.m.
At the beginning of 2020, the Spokane region was primed for growth.

News >  Business
Dec. 24, 2020, 4 a.m.
The number of new jobless claims in the state dropped 10% last week as fewer laid-off workers in the accommodation, food services and manufacturing sectors sought benefits, according to the Washington State Employment Security Department.

News >  Business
Dec. 23, 2020, 4 a.m.
Spokane County’s nonseasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased to 6.7% in November, according to the Washington State Employment Security Department.