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UPDATED: Mon., May 20, 2019, 9:34 a.m.

Getting There: Lobbyists may have more staying power than Infrastructure Week

Friday at 4 p.m., the news came down the pike: the Post Street Bridge near Spokane City Hall was closed. A structural analysis had deemed the 102-year-old bridge unsafe for …


Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Lisa Brown scheduled to appear at two debates in Spokane this week

A televised debate will air Wednesday night live from the Fox Theater in downtown Spokane beginning at 7 p.m. on KXLY-TV. A second debate will take place the following afternoon …


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 27, 2018, 9:04 p.m.

Economist, futurist says for America to come out of winter, generations need to come together

As America trudges through its “fourth winter,” economist and futurist Rebecca Ryan belieaves post-war generations, from baby boomers to Generation X down to millennials, need to work together to create …


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 10:07 a.m.

Local economists: Regional economy poised for growth

If you believe things have been pretty good for business and households in the Inland Northwest recently, you’re right.


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 5:07 p.m.

GSI opposes ballot measure fining rail shipments of oil, coal through Spokane

Greater Spokane Incorporated has officially come out against Proposition 2, a ballot measure that would fine rail shipments of oil and coal through Spokane.


UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 7:08 p.m.

GSI wants Congress to consider jobs as it looks at replacing Obamacare

GSI letter to congressional delegation criticizes House Republican plan to repeal Obamacare.


City Council OKs deal with GSI to continue business development, federal lobbying

The Spokane City Council signed a short-term deal Monday with Greater Spokane Inc. for business development services, following a monthlong delay on a contract extension. The contract requires GSI to …


Armed Forces Persons of the Year honored at GSI event

Greater Spokane Inc. honored members of the military at the organization’s Let Freedom Ring 60th Anniversary on Friday.


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 14, 2015, 9:24 p.m.

Alisha Benson named interim CEO of Greater Spokane Incorporated after Steve Stevens’ abrupt resignation

Alisha Benson has been named interim CEO of Greater Spokane Inc. after the resignation of Steve Stevens.


Protesters call for $15 minimum wage

Marchers took to the streets of the nation’s cities Wednesday evening in support of a $15 an hour minimum wage, following a similar if much smaller rally in Spokane earlier …


Steve Stevens takes the helm at Greater Spokane Incorporated

Steve Stevens, 53, arrived at Greater Spokane Incorporated as president and CEO on July 1. He takes the helm at GSI, the region’s joint chamber of commerce and economic development …


Spokane’s pock-marked roads hit drivers in the wallet, study finds

Driving on damaged, inefficient roads costs the average Spokane driver $1,423 a year in increased maintenance, fuel, traffic accidents and time lost in traffic. Statewide, the cost to Washington motorists …


North Spokane Corridor prospects bleak, legislators say

OLYMPIA – Don’t get your hopes up for new money to finish the north-south freeway, a group of business, civic and political leaders from Spokane was told Wednesday. The chances …


GSI hires firm to assist in search for its next CEO

Greater Spokane Incorporated has hired Waverly Partners to conduct an executive search for its next CEO. The Cleveland-based firm will work with search committee members to identify the person who …


Agora award winners named

Seven Spokane area businesses or nonprofits won Agora awards, an annual excellence in business honor presented by Greater Spokane Incorporated. The winners announced Wednesday were: Two Wheel Transit (small business); …