Made in the Northwest

Made in the Northwest: Vullo Bat Company

A local company continues to make a name for itself with its custom made wood bats. Derek Deis takes a swing at Vullo Bat Company in this edition of Made in the Northwest.

WA panel approves sports betting; sends to governor

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The Washington State Gambling Commission on Thursday approved amendments to gambling compacts for 15 Native American tribes that are a major step to allowing those tribes to offer sports betting at their casinos. Commissioners voted 7-0,…

Made in the Northwest: Fannie's Ice Pops

You might call if farm to freezer goodness on a stick. Fannie's Ice Pops have been growing in popularity. And now, it can barely keep up with production. Derek Deis has more on Fannie's sweet story in Made in the Northwest.

Made in the Northwest: Anchored Northwest

It just opened in 2019, but it's already become one of the top 20 candle making companies in the United States. Anchored Northwest made a name for itself with its eco-friendly candles and their catchy names. Derek Deis takes you inside the husband and wife success story in this edition of Made in the Northwest.

Made in the Northwest: Up North Distillery

It's a "farm to flask" distillery that uses locally sourced honey, grains and fruits in its spirits. But despite being relatively new, Up North Distillery has already won dozens of awards for its work. Derek Deis has the story behind the spirits in this edition of Made in the Northwest.

Made in the Northwest: Glucose Revival

MEAD, Wash. -- Its products are designed to help diabetics stay safe, stay active, and stay alive. Glucose Revival was founded by Kris Maynard of Mead, a type one diabetic…

Made in the Northwest: BumbleBar and Clean Copack

BumbleBar is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. But while revitalizing its brand, the Spokane Valley company recently started a second company, Clean Copack, and is now working on a third. Derek Deis explains all that's happening at BumbleBar in this edition of Made in the Northwest.

Made in the Northwest: Athol Orchards' Mapleshed Project

It's believed to be the Northwest's first and only producer of authentic maple syrup. Athol Orchards hopes to have its newest product available for you to buy in early 2021. Derek Deis decided to check out how it's made in this edition of Made in the Northwest.

Made in the Northwest: Liberty Lake Wine Cellars

It's a boutique winery known for its big, bold red wines. Despite limited production, Liberty Lake Wine Cellars is making a splash with its award winning wines. Derek Deis helps you sip in the story in this edition of Made in the Northwest.

Made in the Northwest: Perry Street Brewing

Like so many other businesses, Perry Street Brewing has had its share of challenges during the pandemic. But it also received a big blessing that's helped it push through some tough times. Derek Deis explains in this edition of Made in the Northwest.

Made in the Northwest: Wilbert Precast

Wilbert Precast has been in business for 115 years, originally making a name for itself with burial vaults. These days, the Spokane company makes all kinds of precasted concrete products. Derek Deis has the details in this edition of Made in the Northwest.

Made in the Northwest: FastStik

It's a revolutionary alternative to ski wax. FastStik is a product made by a Sandpoint man that's taking off in popularity with skiers and snowboarders. Derek Deis has the story in this edition of Made in the Northwest.

Made in the Northwest: FreshPod

Its aim is to deliver coffee at its absolute peak of freshness. FreshPod, a division of Coffee Crafters, will ship k-cups to your door within 48 hours of roasting the coffee. Derek Deis paid a visit to the Post Falls company for this edition of Made in the Northwest.

Made in the Northwest: Booey's Gourmet

It wants to be known as Spokane's pepper sauce. Booey's Gourmet has been making sauces for over 25 years now and recently came out with a BBQ rub as well. Derek Deis met up with Pappa Booey himself for this edition of Made in the Northwest.

Made in the Northwest: Kritter Kookies Bakery

More people adopting pets during the pandemic has meant a sharp increase in sales for one Deer Park company. Kritter Kookies Bakery is in its 25th year in business. Derek Deis tells us all about its pet treats in this edition of Made in the Northwest.

Made in the Northwest: Victor Foods

It's the taste of the Mediterranean, made right here in Spokane. Victor Foods has been making award winning hummus for years. And now, the company is looking to take its production to the next level. Derek Deis has the story in this edition of Made in the Northwest.

Made in the Northwest: YaYa Brewing Company

It's a local brewery with its own guardian angel. YaYa Brewing Company in Spokane Valley is run by brothers who have a very personal source of inspiration. Derek Deis has the story behind YaYa Brewing in this edition of Made in the Northwest.

Made in the Northwest: Cheez

It's believed to be the first non-dairy, plant-based alternative cheese product to be made and sold here in Spokane. Cheez got its start in Glorious Artisan Bakery and can now be found in several local specialty stores. Derek Deis has the delicious details in this edition of Made in the Northwest.

Made in the Northwest: Rolled Steel Products

There are a lot of industries struggling right now, but the construction material supply industry isn't one of them. Rolled Steel Products has been in business for almost 30 years. Derek Deis visited the Spokane company to see what's keeping it thriving in this edition of Made in the Northwest.

Made in the Northwest: Clearwater Canyon Cellars

If we asked you to guess where the Pacific Northwest Winery of the Year is located, you might guess Walla Walla or the Yakima Valley. But it's actually in Lewiston of all places. Derek Deis decided to get the story behind Clearwater Canyon Cellars in our latest edition of Made in the Northwest.

Made in the Northwest: Bentz Boats

Jet boats are big business in the Lewis Clark Valley and Bentz Boats has been manufacturing custom made aluminum boats there for half a century now. Derek Deis made the drive down to Lewiston for this edition of Made in the Northwest.

Made in the Northwest: Imperial Peaks

It's a local company that wants you to unleash your wild side. After a successful Kickstarter campaign, Imperial Peaks is making dog leashes durable enough for any adventure. Derek Deis has the story in this edition of Made in the Northwest.