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Washington is America’s “Top State for Business”

Washington moved into the top spot in the 2017 CNBC Top States for Business rankings. Workforce, infrastructure, business costs, economy, quality of life, technology and innovation, education, business friendliness, access to capital and cost of living are factored into the scoring. Washington’s economy … Read more

Local Manufacturers Receive Statewide Recognition

Seattle Business Magazine honored Top Washington State Manufacturers at a reception held at the Boeing Museum of Flight. Companies making important progress in productivity, growth and innovation were recognized in seven categories. Read more in the magazine’s May digital edition.   No-Li … Read more

Spokane and its Gonzaga Bulldogs – a Winning Spirit

Even without the storefronts, homes, and buses draped with “Go Zags!” signs, one can sense the palpable excitement around Spokane as the beloved Zags head into their first ever National Championship game. Well before the season began, this Zag team … Read more

Comcast’s Spokane Center Recognized as Economic Development Recruitment of the Year

The Washington Economic Development Asssociation (WEDA) recognized Comcast’s Spokane Center of Excellence as the Economic Development Recruitment Project of the Year. The strong job creation was cited as a primary reason for the selection. Comcast received their award at WEDA’s … Read more

Recognition for Spokane

Municipal Excellence The City of Spokane received the Association of Washington Cities 2016 Municipal Excellence Award in the category of Innovative Management. The awards recognize innovative projects that significantly improve the quality of life for citizens, establish partnerships, and build … Read more

Comedian Marc Maron Loves Spokane

Marc Maron, visiting Spokane to perform at the Comedy Club, was impressed by the city – from the beauty to the warm vibe. While here, Marc hung out at Auntie’s Bookstore and Garageland, a restaurant/bar/record store. Marc said “I can’t say … Read more