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Sacred Heart plans $19.2 million expansion, remodel

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital announced this afternoon plans for a $19.2 million expansion and remodel of its adult cardiac intensive care unit. Construction is scheduled to start July 28 and to be completed in spring o...

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Inland Northwest executive pay growth cools

Total executive compensation at Inland Northwest publicly traded companies remained essentially the ...

Shawn Davis and Ryan Stemkoski, on screen, demonstrate how Zipline employees use teleconferencing tools to collaborate on projects from remote locations.

Chucking the punch clock with results-only work environment (ROWE)

Zipline Communications Inc., the Spokane-based website and mobile applications builder that does bus...

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Post-recession job numbers in Spokane still aren’t back to even

As the Spokane area continues to recover after the great recession, one indicator of economic improv...

Spokane County moves ahead with amending marijuana grower, processor, retailer regulations

The Spokane County Board of Commissioners voted late last month to continue the current interim zoni...

Inland Northwest stock index rises faster than the S&P 500

Hart Capital Management Inc., a Spokane-based investment firm, says the combined stock value of 12 publicly traded Inland Northwest companies, as measured in an overall index it compiles, rose 6.3 percent in the second quarter of 2014, beating out the S&P...

June rains boost wheat crops; heat could hurt yields

Northwest wheat growers are expected to see a price drop again next year, after a decline to $6 a bushel in June from a peak of $7 a bushel earlier this year, a midyear report from Spokane-based Northwest Farm Credit Services says. While strong rainfall...

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Targeting a bull’s-eye niche

As customers walk in the front door of Sharp Shooting Indoor Range & Gun Shop Inc., CEO Robin Ball greets most by name. From the shooting range on the other side of the building comes the intermittent bang of pistol shots. At the glass counters where hu...

Spokane Valley cancer center joins West Side-based network

Spokane Valley Cancer Center has joined the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Network, giving patients here expanded treatment options, says Dr. Arvind Chaudhry, a medical oncologist and director of the center. The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance also provides S...

Longtime health care executive Gerard Fischer joins Group Health Cooperative

Gerard Fischer, who served for 16 years on Spokane’s Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital and Providence Holy Family Hospital’s senior leadership team, joined the Group Health Cooperative in Seattle as vice president of clini...

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