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Protecting Fairchild Air Force Base

Tweet There’s been a lot of talk recently about a proposed casino/mixed-use development on the West Plains. Its location is the only aspect of the proposal that troubles us here at Greater Spokane Incorporated, and here’s why:

How Fortunate We Are

Tweet Our President and CEO, Rich Hadley, was quoted in the paper regarding Tuesday’s late breaking news that Providence Health & Services will bring 250 billing jobs to Spokane – from clerks to executives, as the story says. Saying it … Read more

We Are Thankful For….

Tweet As we give thanks this week around the dinner table, we thought it’d be a nice time to reflect on all the great things we have here as an organization. We have it so nice in Spokane, we don’t … Read more

Focused on our Top Priorities

Tweet Prioritizing keeps you focused. It also keeps businesses, organizations and communities focused. That’s precisely why the business community here in the Spokane region has prioritized its key projects (in no particular order): Academic Health Science Center University District North … Read more

In The Past Year, We….

Tweet We know September seems like an odd time to do a “Year in Review” blog, but our fiscal calendar actually runs October – September. So knowing that, this is the perfect time to look back at our year.

Colville, HUB Zones and PTAC: Act 1

Tweet Recently, one of the largest employers about 90 minutes north of Spokane in Colville had to lay off more than 20 employees due to an embezzlement case that severely hurt the small town’s economy. The timber and construction industries … Read more

Spokane: Home Sweet Home!

Tweet Recent college graduate and Greater Spokane Incorporated intern Robyn Swanson shares her thoughts on returning to Spokane after graduation: If you grew up in Spokane, its generously ample supply of benefits becomes seemingly forgotten out of pure naiveté. Many … Read more

Supporting Our Base

Tweet With Flag Day just passed and the Fourth of July upon us, we thought it was a nice time to highlight our role in supporting Fairchild Air Force Base. Really, Fairchild supports us, the larger community. It’s the largest … Read more

Saluting and Employing Our Veterans

Tweet Updated – June 2 How many of your coworkers are military veterans? Do you know off the top of your head, or would you need to ask around? While the number of employed veterans in Spokane County (and even … Read more

Wrapping Up Our Trip to D.C.

Tweet Everybody’s unpacked, reorganized and reenergized. It’s time to share what we learned during our annual advocacy trip to Washington D.C. More than 40 regional business leaders from Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho left for our nation’s capital on April … Read more