Twin City Foods Sale Goes Forward | Business
A land deal for the Twin City Foods site in downtown Lewiston is still expected to be concluded by the end of the year.
This update comes from Justin Rasmussen, a real estate broker with Kiemle Hagood in Moscow representing Twin City Foods.
Rasmussen previously told the Lewiston Tribune that the buyer, who has been identified only as a Pacific Northwest development company, plans to construct residential and commercial buildings on the 11½-acre property.
What will happen with the largest vacant property in downtown Lewiston, just across a freeway and sea wall at the confluence of the Snake and Clearwater rivers, has been on hold since 2004, when Twin City Foods ceased to operate. transform peas on the site.
The 150,000 square foot factory was dismantled in 2010, and the property has been vacant since.
Business newspaper recognizes businesses with a location in Clarkston
Stauffer & Associates, a chartered accountancy firm with an office in Clarkston, was named 22nd best place to work in the Northwest Interior by the Journal of Business for the publication’s 2021 list.
Employees cited pay and benefits along with a flexible work environment and support for continuing education as reasons they love the company, which also has an office in Liberty Lake, according to a press release from the company.
The company has 48 employees, including four in Clarkston where it is adding six positions. One of the company’s partners is Jeff Uptmor, who grew up in Cottonwood.
The company has specialized expertise in working with tribal organizations and the cannabis industry, according to its website.
Clarkston bar is back
Rookies, a sports pub in Clarkston, has reopened after more than a year of hiatus due to COVID-19.
The company has the same format as before the pandemic. The bar has eight large screen televisions that show sporting events. This time of year, Pac-12 college football and National Football League games are popular, said Lisa Lynch, director of Rookies, who is owned by her boyfriend, Daron Hough.
“There is no bad seat in the house,” said Lynch. “You have a television in every view. “
They have seven beers on tap, all brewed in the Northwest.
The menu includes burgers like the Cougar Burger ($ 14.95) topped with bacon, ham and Cougar Gold cheese and is accompanied by a choice of fries, onion rings or a macaroni salad made from zero.
Rookies also offers their own version of bite-sized steak ($ 22.95) made from a family recipe. This starter is served with a salad and the same choice of sides as the Cougar Burger.
The atmosphere is similar to what it was before the coronavirus, aside from precautions such as staff wearing face masks and customers wearing face masks when not at their tables, Lynch said.
So far, the crowds haven’t been as big as they used to be, but Lynch believes that will change as more and more people realize they’re open, following protocols for prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Rookies at 509 Diagonal St. in Clarkston opens at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, 3 p.m. Monday, Thursday and Friday, and 10 a.m. Saturday. The closing hours depend on the crowds.
Lewiston and Clarkston businesses with same owners move
Main Street Lighting and Inland Metals Electric are now adjacent to 706 and 708 Main St. in downtown Lewiston.
Previously, Main Street Lighting was less than a block away and Inland Metals Electric was in Clarkston.
Both companies are owned by Craig and Rachel Stubbers, who owned Inland Metals Electric before acquiring Main Street Lighting two years ago.
Main Street Lighting sells over 100,000 products, including fixtures, bulbs, lamps, décor and furniture. He also has a lamp repair service in his basement.
“Having an electrician as a partner was a good decision,” Craig Stubbers said in an email. “We are able to provide facilities for those who need them. “
Main street lighting is open 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
A bank executive takes on a new position
A former Wells Fargo employee joined the Washington Trust Bank and works in Lewiston, Moscow and Pullman.
Casey Holcomb-Hawkes is the Relationship Manager for the Small Business Banking Services team at Washington Trust Bank. Holcomb-Hawkes was most recently Regional Vice President and District Director at Wells Fargo in Moscow and sits on the boards of the Community Action Partnership of North Idaho, the Moscow Affordable Housing Trust and the United Way of Moscow and Latah County.
The Washington Trust Bank employs approximately 1,000 people and has more than 40 branches in Idaho, Washington and Oregon, including offices in Lewiston, Pullman and Moscow.
Theme of the health insurance workshop
A two hour online workshop titled “Medicare 101” is scheduled for October 26 at 6:00 pm.
A representative from the Idaho Department of Insurance will explain the basics of Medicare and answer questions during the free session, which is coordinated with assistance from the University of Idaho Extension Office, Latah County.
Registration information is available by calling (208) 883-2241.
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