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Luxury homes in Spokane

What will a million bucks and change get you in Spokane County’s real estate market? Not nearly as many choices as next door in Kootenai County, flush with lakefront and riverfront listings in the seven figures. Still, if you’re looking to drop a meal ticket or more on some luxury digs, a few pricey properties are on the menu in and around Spokane.
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Dirty jeans, not dirt cheap

UPDATED: Tue., April 25, 2017

Perhaps you should hold off washing your dirty jeans this weekend. That grubby look is in, according to the style wizards at Nordstrom and other fashion houses.
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Idaho, contractors offer free training in operating heavy equipment

Not enough people are stepping up to the excavator, dozer or backhoe, and that’s a big problem when the economy is fueling a need for heavy equipment operators. To boost interest in the field, ITD is teaming up with Associated General Contractors of America to put on an intensive, three-week heavy equipment operator school this summer in Rathdrum.
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Spokane County jobless rate climbs to 7 percent in January

UPDATED: Tue., March 14, 2017

The unemployment rate in Spokane County climbed to 7 percent in January, up from 6.3 percent in December. The upward bump at the start of the year is typical due to seasonal job losses in leisure, hospitality and construction after the holidays.
News >  Spokane

New tasting room at Dry Fly Distilling celebrates grain-to-glass journey

UPDATED: Fri., March 10, 2017

Dry Fly Distilling likes to highlight the journey from farm to bottle – the use of grains produced on the Palouse to make its acclaimed gin, vodka, whiskey and bourbon. That connection to the land is now on display in the Spokane distiller’s new tasting room, set to open Saturday at Dry Fly’s home base near Gonzaga University.
News >  Spokane

LabCorp buying Spokane-based PAML

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 23, 2017

The widely anticipated sale of Spokane-based PAML to industry giant LabCorp was made official Thursday when the companies announced the deal in a news release.