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Ecova goes global with expansion into European markets

Spokane-based energy and sustainability management service provider Ecova Inc. has expanded its services to include European markets, through its parent company ENGIE. Along with its European expansion, company officials say it’s continuing to invest ...

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Sunshine Disposal’s client base, workforce grow

Spokane Valley-based Sunshine Disposal & Recycling has more than doubled its workforce in just a lit...

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Goodwill reducing waste through outlet center

Spokane-based Goodwill Industries of the Inland Northwest is reducing its waste stream through its o...

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Developing a different approach to dementia care

Senior caregiver Judy Cornish realized a few years ago that her dementia patients relaxed more if sh...

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Moving on up at Summit

As of last week Rockwood Retirement Communities representatives felt they were within days of obtain...

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Smooth Transitions works to ease moving process

For the past six years, senior move management company Smooth Transitions of the Inland Northwest LLC has been helping seniors to make some of life’s hardest transitions. Owner DeAnne Wilfong says her company completes up to 52 moves each year, offerin...

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Alzheimer’s care center strives to preserve memories

Sandy Davidson, administrator at Pine Ridge Alzheimer’s Special Care Center in Spokane Valley, says a key part of caring for patients there involves learning about their histories so as to be able to help them recall and share past memories. ...

Fruci firm buys former Keller Williams building

Spokane accounting firm Fruci & Associates PS has bought for $1.9 million the 14,300-square-foot, single-story office building at 802 N. Washington that formerly was occupied by Keller Williams Realty Spokane. The firm plans to move there from the Fruci B...

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Providing workers conduit to careers in construction

The Construction Industry Training Council of Washington is helping more than 100 mostly Spokane-area workers start careers in construction trades with classroom and lab courses at its new Eastern Washington Region facility on the West Plains. CITC, the ...

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Connecting on STEM

Spokane-area educators and business leaders say they’re gaining more traction as they create more STEM—science, technology, engineering, and math—opportunities for students as young as kindergarten age. Lisa White, director of Spokane Public School...

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