small business

Racks & Rhinestones Ribbon Cutting, May 4

By Huckleberry Press / April 17, 2024 /

In the serene setting of Deer Park, there exists a place where the thrill of the hunt takes on a stylish twist. Racks & Rhinestones, a boutique specializing in women’s fashion, invites customers to discover unique fashion treasures, and ensures each shopper will leave with a trophy to add to their collection.

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Woodworker Network Under New Ownership

By Huckleberry Press / April 3, 2024 /

Woodworker Network, now under the leadership of new owner Justin Schramm, is not just about crafting wood – it’s about carving out a new future for a small-town business in Addy, WA.

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Vessel Gallery and Clay Studio

By Huckleberry Press / March 4, 2024 /

by Robin Milligan Like many of us, Angela Drew played in her childhood backyard and made mud pies. She says that working in clay is like playing in the mud…

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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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From Haus to Home – Revitalizing Historic Harrington

By Huckleberry Press / February 17, 2024 /
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by Dallas Jade Graves The remarkable development of Harrington, Washington in recent years has been nothing short of exhilarating for local business owners in this quaint, historic town. Key players…

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Deer Park Keto Bakery Ribbon Cutting Feb. 16

By Huckleberry Press / February 15, 2024 /

For a treat that won’t break your diet, Keto Sweetie in Deer Park, WA is the bakery that boasts, “We’re as good as we look!” Like a phoenix, Keto Sweetie rose from the ashes of the pandemic and sought to set the taste buds of a small town ablaze.

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Funding Your Business

By Huckleberry Press / February 4, 2024 /
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So, you have an idea for a business. Great! And now, the next hurdle…funding. Where to find the money that will allow your business to get up and running? That is, sometimes literally, the $1,000,000 question.

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The Mercantile: Preserving Harrington’s Heritage

By Huckleberry Press / February 2, 2024 /

In the small town of Harrington, Washington, an ambitious spirit named Julia Jacobsen has opened doors to a unique space that intertwines her love for agriculture, community, and entrepreneurship.

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Basic Business Building Blocks

By Huckleberry Press / January 15, 2024 /
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I hope the new year is off to a start that is lining up with expectations and without unexpected surprises! Speaking of surprises, there’s no foolproof way to protect your business from unpleasant shocks, but there are some legal strategies that can help minimize the impacts.

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The Nuts and Bolts of Starting a Business

By Huckleberry Press / December 14, 2023 /
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One of my professional goals is to bring the tools and business support expertise to our libraries across eastern Washington and northern Idaho. As that effort gathers momentum, the Spokane Public Library, Spokane County Library District, and the entire effort at StartUp Spokane ( stand ready to support our region’s businesses.

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