Cowles Publishing Company owns and operates The Spokesman-Review, a daily newspaper serving Spokane, Washington. Its other holdings include a handful of television stations affiliated with NBC serving audiences in three Washington markets, as well as a CBS affiliate in serving Santa Barbara, California. In addition, Cowles Publishing owns newsprint manufacturer Inland Empire Paper Company. The family-owned holding company also has interests in financial services, insurance, and real estate. William H. Cowles launched The Spokesman-Review in 1894.


999 W Riverside Ave
Spokane, WA 99201-1006
Phone: 1 (509) 459-5000
Fax: 1 (509) 459-3942


  • Employer Type: Private
  • Director: Gina Boysun
  • Director ?S Plight Not At Top Of My Mind: Doug Clark
  • Pres: James P Cowles

Major Office Locations

  • Spokane, WA

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