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Spokane Community Awarded Abilene Trophy: How We Support Fairchild Air Force Base

Last week we announced that the greater Spokane community was awarded the Abilene Trophy for superb support for Fairchild Air Force Base. The trophy is presented annually by the Abilene Chamber of Commerce and the United States Air Force Air … Read more

GSI in Washington D.C.: Emptying the Notebook

Washington D.C. – The 46-person delegation we brought to Washington D.C. completed its advocacy trip and is headed home. We’ve already written about Graduate Medical Education and the Export-Import Bank, STEM Education, and Transportation. Now, let’s empty our notebook: – Kumar … Read more

Greater Spokane Incorporated Heads to Washington D.C.

It’s that time of year again – the time when GSI leads a large delegation of business, community and education leaders to Washington D.C. to advocate on behalf of Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho. This year, we’ll bring 46 folks … Read more

A Spokane Business News Buffet

There’s a lot going on around here. Let’s take a look at some notables: Special Session As we mentioned last week, the state legislature convened for a special session to pass some bills aimed at keeping some incentives available for … Read more

Our Public Policy Positions

Voters in the greater Spokane area will soon receive their ballots for the Nov. 5 election. While there’s no Presidential election like last year, there are some important initiatives and a proposition that will impact you and your business. First, … Read more

Why Supporting a Spokane County Levy Will Protect Fairchild Air Force Base

You may have read recently about an item that will be on this fall’s ballot that asks Spokane County voters to approve a levy that would allow the County to buy land in the Accident Potential Zone (APZ) at the … Read more

Spokane Headlines

Let’s pull together some of the headlines of the past week that might be of interest to folks around Spokane, shall we? WSU: Washington State University had a large contingent at the Washington Biotechnology and Biomedical Association’s Life Science Innovation … Read more

Washington Legislature Passes Budgets; What Does it Mean for Spokane?

After a regular and two special sessions, lawmakers in Olympia finalized operating and capital budgets, but could not pass a transportation package. The Legislature’s $33.6 billion operating budget passed on June 28, saving the government from shutting down on July … Read more

Internships Give Riverpoint Academy Students Workplace Experience

This week, more than 60 high school students from the Riverpoint Academy completed internships at area businesses, giving them a glimpse into their future, and employers a glimpse into the future workforce. The goals of these internships – part of … Read more

Three Periods and Overtime: Tankers, Medical School, Inland Northwest Lighthouse and the AGORA Awards

In the spirit of the Stanley Cup Playoffs – which have nothing to do with Spokane, except that a coach of one team used to live and coach here – here are three periods and overtime with a hodgepodge of … Read more