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Federal dollars might provide big lift for Spokane projects

Washington state could receive nearly $8.6 billion from the $1 trillion federal American Jobs Plan signed into law last month, according to preliminary estimates provided by the White House. While it’s unclear how much of that money will end ...


Human resources field changes with hiring challenges

Human resources professionals here say recruiting has become of greater emphasis as they face a work...


Doorsey raises capital, to move past beta phase

An online residential real estate bidding platform co-founded by former Stay Alfred CEO Jordan Allen...


Concerns about inflation are, well, inflated, advisers say

As inflation becomes a growing concern for the U.S. economy, some wealth management advisers here ...


Oh negative! Dwindling blood supply worries INW health care providers

Health care facilities in Spokane and Kootenai counties are experiencing a low supply of blood ...


Many boomers expect to carry debt into retirement, observers say

A large share—46%—of American consumers say they expect to retire in debt, according to a recent survey by MoneyMagnify, a subsidiary of Charlotte, North Carolina-based Lending Tree, and some financial advisers here say that expectation isn’t ...


MultiCare hopes to streamline operations with pharmacy

MultiCare Health System has added its own pharmacy at its clinic east of downtown Spokane in a move that it says will streamline medication services for patients. The MultiCare Rockwood Pharmacy opened Nov. 1 at 400 E. Fifth, in the same building as the...


Parting Thoughts with Community-Minded Enterprises’ Lee Williams

Community-Minded Enterprises’ CEO Lee Williams has announced she will be retiring from her position effective Dec. 10. Named CEO in 2018, Williams previously served as the organization’s early learning initiative director....


Italy native to bring gelato to downtown core

A gelato shop is coming to Steam Plant Square in downtown Spokane this winter. Marco and Ashley Napolitano say they plan to open Tre Palline Gelato Napolitano in mid-January in the Steam Plant Square commercial complex. Marco has been in the gelato ...


Pelvic health gains traction with wider population

Physical therapy providers specializing in pelvic health issues have seen growth in patients seeking their help. While pelvic health traditionally has been viewed as a women’s health issue, providers assert that pelvic health impacts men and children...

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