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Rover Comes over

Rover, a dog-sitting startup that works like Airbnb for canines, was named among Fast Company’s World’s Most Innovative Companies of 2018. Their latest innovation? Choosing Spokane as their second headquarters.



By investing time, passion and millions of dollars, the city of Spokane, organizers and activists are building bridges and reconnecting communities.


Spaces to Grow

Spokane is breathing new life into its school system with an array of updated facilities designed with creative input from students, parents, and educators.


National headlines


The Palouse, Tuscany of America
Wall Street Journal, May 2018

Spokane tops list of Affordable Midsize Cities, March 2018

Spokane, Next American Ski Town
Powder Magazine, December 2017

The Korean Ideal Altitude in Spokane / Coeur d’Alene
Washington Post, January 2018

Growing Spokane Sheds its Sleepy City Image
Los Angeles Times, August 2018

Eat to Your Heart’s Content in Horn-of-Plenty Spokane
Los Angeles Times, April 2016

Spokane, Outside Best Towns
Outside Magazine, August 2013


People used to think you could have it all in Washington. In Spokane, we still do.