Economic Development

Program Contact: Debra Hansen, Director
(509) 684-2588 •


Rural Pathways to Prosperity Conference

Join us once a year for a creative statewide conference delivered to multiple communities across the state, including Colville at the Ambulance Training Center. Date TBA.

Link to the website to register or for more information:

Would you like to…

  • Connect your local leaders to national experts while staying in your community?
  • Identify ways to encourage new entrepreneurs?
  • Add value to your existing businesses?
  • Discover your hidden assets to support small businesses?
  • Create jobs and improve your economy?

epages.webFeatured speaker Erik Pages…. a leader in rural entrepreneurship through EntreWorks… will discuss:

“Who are the rural entrepreneurs? Why are they important? and How can you help them succeed?”

EntreWorks believes that entrepreneurship in all its forms is the key to revitalizing our small rural communities. They work with organizations and civic leaders to design, implement, and promote innovative economic development strategies, policies, and programs.