Tweet Our Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena has been home to a Memorial Cup, the U.S. Figure Skating Championships (twice), the NCAA Basketball tournament (men’s and women’s, multiple times), monster truck shows, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Michael Buble, Elton John, Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood and many more people and productions in addition to its main tenants, hockey’s Spokane Chiefs and arena football’s Spokane Shock. The Spokane Convention Center has also been an attractive setting for conventions and events since its expansion in 2006. It constructed a temporary rink for the U.S. Figure Skating Championships the first time we set an Continue reading
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:
Tweet We’ve written why we teach the teachers. We’ve written why we support public education (twice, actually). And we’ve written about STEM Education, FIRST Robotics and preparing our future workforce. All are important pieces for today’s students so they’ll be prepared after graduating. There are two other groups that share that goal, and we have partnerships with both.
Tweet Energy and technology go hand in hand. In the Spokane region, a few companies in these sectors are doing quite well. Let’s take a look at some of the highlights.