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Baker Construction & Development continues to branch out

Spokane-based Baker Construction & Development began 61 years ago as a mom-and-pop real-estate agency in Swift Current, an outpost on the plains of southwest Saskatchewan. Today the company is licensed …


Honoring those who protect nation, serve community

The Spokane community Wednesday recognized two soldiers and two airmen as Armed Forces Persons of the Year for service to their country and their community. The awards were announced at …


Spokane Tribe lambastes critics of proposed casino

The Spokane Tribe shot back Wednesday at critics of the casino it wants to build at Airway Heights. Mike Spencer, vice chairman of the tribal council, said he thinks most …


New education strategies endorsed

The challenge of preparing workers for jobs 20 to 40 years from now requires a “blended” approach combining technology and hands-on involvement by innovative teachers, says Mark David Milliron, an …


Spin Control: Bill of Rights back, and fight awaits

Conspicuous by their absence last Monday were leaders of Greater Spokane Incorporated, when the City Council voted to place the latest version of a Community Bill of Rights before voters. …


Editorial: Many hands expedited Caterpillar’s Spokane pick

Spokane had to move fast to catch a Caterpillar. With a $37 million distribution center and up to 150 jobs at stake, local business and government officials had only weeks …


Trying to explain health reform is likely to invite plenty of pain

Tuesday’s Republican electoral victories were a shellacking for President Barack Obama, and J. Todd Taylor did not fare so well, either. The Randall Danskin attorney has agreed to speak first …


Business owner backs income tax initiative

Spokane business owner Janine Vaughn is backing Initiative 1098, the high-earners income tax measure on Washington’s November ballot. So is the Main Street Alliance, a small-business advocacy group Vaughn belongs …


For Spokane, what’s in a name is money and tourism

It’s branding time again. The Spokane Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau needs a new moniker, President Harry Sladich says. Too many people see the organization’s name and stop reading or …