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Not Just Dreaming It – Making It

By Huckleberry Press / March 2, 2024 /
Trent and Tam Smith, William and Janina Wills, Smooth and Emily Elguezabal, Photo Credit: Tamara Smith

In the bustling landscape of entrepreneurship, women are carving out their spaces, building businesses that not only thrive financially, but also contribute to the fabric of their communities. This story is about three remarkable women in Northport, WA, who have taken the plunge into entrepreneurship, each owning a unique business that reflects their passion, dedication, commitment to excellence, and bringing community together through their dreams and ambitions to serve.

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New Coffee Roaster Passionate About Flavor

By Huckleberry Press / December 8, 2023 /

Chewelah-based coffee roaster John Raymond, who just opened “395 Coffee” on October 21, talks about coffee the way a wine connoisseur talks about the aroma, flavor, and finish of a fine wine.

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Coeur d’Alene Business Aims to Empower People to Create Their Own Sushi

By Huckleberry Press / May 4, 2023 /
Isaac Cunnington

“Many people who’ve had bad first-time sushi experiences (like me) decide from that experience that they don’t like sushi. But sometimes it’s a matter of not having experienced high-quality, fresh ingredients that are tailored to their tastes. And for another, having sushi at restaurants is often incredibly expensive!! I decided to change that,” Isaac shares.

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Courage to Grow Farms Wins First Place in Local Pitch Competition

By Huckleberry Press / May 2, 2023 /
Shaneese Dunigan

Shaneese and Philip have a vision of training the next wave of farmers in regenerative farming practices. “We left our corporate jobs in 2019 to become farmers with very little but a hope, a dream, and a book called The Urban Farmer by Curtis Stone.

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Huckleberry Press Editor Val Mohney interviews Linda McNeil of the Airway Heights Summer Market

By Huckleberry Press / March 31, 2023 /
Linda McNeil

Val Mohney, the editor of Huckleberry Press, recently sat down with Linda McNeil, the Coordinator for the brand new Airway Heights Summer Market

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Revealing and Rejoicing in the Stories of Reclaimed Wood

By Huckleberry Press / February 1, 2023 /
Cheryle Moore-Suazo

Raised in Bend, Oregon and having spent most of her adult life in the Pacific Northwest, Cheryle has been a long-time woodworker. From the late 90’s, she and her husband owned a renovation company in Portland, where she worked hands-on performing carpentry and tiling, among other skills.

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Page 42 Bookstore: Community impact, one book at a time

By Huckleberry Press / January 19, 2023 /
Page 42 owners Emily Peterson and Alicia McCann

Quaint-yet-hip, Page 42 Bookstore can be found (much to the owner’s delight) next door to Donut Parade on Hamilton. Despite its size, Page 42 has made a massive impact on the book industry in Spokane due to its modern pricing philosophy and commitment to keeping literature accessible.

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Barks and Beers: How One Rescue Pub Has Led to Nearly 1,000 Pet Adoptions

By Huckleberry Press / January 4, 2023 /
BARK, a Rescue Pub Owners: Josh and Katie Wade

Like a mansion with hidden passageways, BARK, a Rescue Pub, is more than what meets the eye. On first look, there’s a spacious eatery with faux grass, wood paneling, and a bar with more beers on tap than you can count. What you may not see is the attached rescue which houses dogs and cats for adoption.

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Kitty Cantina: A Unique Feline Experience in Spokane

By Huckleberry Press / January 2, 2023 /
Kitty Cantina

Have lunch and find adoptable cats in the same place? You have got to be kitten me!

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Promise Soap: Born of a Desire to Give Back

By Huckleberry Press / November 16, 2022 /
Promise Soaps

Nationwide, small businesses give back to their communities in a myriad of ways, including donating essential needs to non-profit organizations.

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