Spokane Journal of Business

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Washington Alliance of Teaching Physicians plugs creation of medical school in Spokane

The Washington Alliance of Teaching Physicians is stepping up its efforts to support a fully accredited medical school in Spokane, say Spokane physicians Jeremy Graham and Henry Mroch, spokesmen for the ad hoc group. Representatives of ATP, which is made...

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Spokane County United Way sets aggressive goal

Spokane County United Way is doing philanthropic work with the community, rather than on its behalf,...

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Inland Northwest demand for electricity bucks national trend

The Inland Northwest is resisting a national trend of lagging electric utility sales, utility compan...

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Alliance Machine Systems rolls out new box fabricator

Alliance Machine Systems International LLC, a Spokane Valley-based manufacturer of products and serv...

Spokane Eye Clinic plans to move its Spokane Valley office

Spokane Eye Clinic PS and affiliate Spokane Optical Co. plan to move their Valley operations to the ...

Avista Corp. foresees adequate natural gas supply

Avista Corp., the Spokane-based power company, has filed its latest natural gas integrated resource plan (IRP) with regulators in Washington, Idaho, and Oregon, in which the company predicts sufficient natural gas resources for the next 20 years. Jason ...

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Acumen, agility in education

The new school year might be starting to shift into high gear now, but Community Colleges of Spokane Chancellor Christine Johnson speeds around the Spokane business community year-round. Johnson stays heavily involved in business and civic groups while ...

STCU to release ‘smart’ credit cards

Spokane Teachers Credit Union is introducing a microchip “smart” Visa credit cards for its members who travel frequently overseas, says spokesman Dan Hansen. The cards use what’s known as the Europay, Mastercard, and Visa (EMV) standard. A microch...

City mulls incentives for infill-development projects

The Spokane City Council will consider two incentive programs proposed by Councilwoman Amber Waldref that would assist in redevelopment of vacant and historic commercial properties. In one incentive, the city would provide up to $40,000 to improve water ...

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 ...

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