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We won $150,000 for economic development

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Precision Cutting Technologies relocates to Liberty Lake OLYMPIA, WA — The Washington Department of Commerce provided a $150,000 grant from the state’s economic development strategic reserve fund to Greater Spokane Inc. (GSI) to support the relocation of Precision Cutting Technologies … Read more

Congratulations PayTrace!

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PayTrace has been ranked No. 8 in the “Best Fintechs to Work For” by  American Banking. A wide variety of companies including small-business lenders, wealth management, direct mortgage lenders, money management software, payment platforms and digital banks are on this … Read more

Growing Spokane, Wash., sheds its sleepy city image

By Associated Press Ramsey and Amy Pruchnic lived in the Seattle area for five years before deciding they wanted to escape the Puget Sound rat race and move closer to family on the opposite side of the state. Now they … Read more

etailz Moved to Spokane Valley

etailz moved to its new headquarters in Spokane Valley this summer. This was part of an ongoing expansion at the company founded a decade ago by two Gonzaga University students and their professor. At 250 employees, etailz outgrew their space … Read more

Job Growth Continues Upward Trend in Spokane County

Spokane County’s unemployment rate fell a full percentage point between March and April, 2017 after nearly 1,100 jobs were added in the region, according to the Washington State Employment Security Department. The current rate of 5.2% is also a percentage … 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