Alliance Tire Pros permanently closes
The local tire and auto shop has closed permanently. Most employees now work at a shop in North Spokane.
Last updated 12/30/2020 at 10:13am
CHENEY-A lack of Eastern Washington University students on campus due to pandemic restrictions and online classes took a chunk out of the city's economy. Now, it has played a part in claiming Alliance Tire Pros, which permanently closed Dec. 21.
"We couldn't bank on students coming back...when they announced next quarter will be (mostly) virtual," owner Jared Posey said.
He noted the absence of volume the business would normally get from students took away the profit margins from the store, which as a small company didn't have the overhead to sustain until a currently unknown time when stu...