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Acumen, agility in education

Acumen, agility in education

The new school year might be starting to shift into high gear now, but Community Colleges of Spokane…

Method Juice Café squeezes out a niche

Method Juice Café squeezes out a niche

Tyler Lafferty and Nick Murto, arguably two of Spokane’s busiest entrepreneurs, are intensely pass…

Inland Northwest Blood Center looks to solve drop in demand

Inland Northwest Blood Center looks to solve drop in demand

Spokane-based nonprofit Inland Northwest Blood Center is endeavoring to maintain revenue while hospi…

New employer-owned health care plan launches here

New employer-owned health care plan launches here

Spokane-based Rockwood Health System has partnered with Cary, N.C.-based health care technology comp…

Spokane Public Schools upgrades security at many facilities

Spokane Public Schools upgrades security at many facilities

Spokane Public Schools has installed new, single-point-of-entry security doors at main entrances of nine schools and has retrofitted locks on hundreds of classroom doors, enabling teachers to lock doors from inside the classroom. The district has spent …

Sacred Heart adds recently approved surgical robot

Sacred Heart adds recently approved surgical robot

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital has bought and installed the newest generation of the DaVinci robotic surgery device, a machine that’ it expects will enable it to perform surgeries it hadn’t been able to do robotically. …

Insurance broker aims to simplify Obamacare

Insurance broker aims to simplify Obamacare

Independent insurance broker Robert S. Welk, who owns Welk Security & Trust on Spokane’s North Side, isn’t interested in offering his personal views on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as the Affordable Care Act or O…