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EWU president steps down

Eastern Washington University President Mary Cullinan has retired effective immediately, the university announced this morning. ...

NAC Architecture merges with Ohio firm

Spokane-based NAC Architecture has merged with a Midwest architecture firm that specializes in desig...

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Inland Northwest executive pay inches upward

Pre-pandemic executive pay increased by just 1% for executives at Inland Northwest-based publicly ...

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Working the unemployment system

While the number of people unemployed in Washington state is falling slowly, a combination of fear ...

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Portland developer advances U District housing plans

A Portland-based development company could break ground on its planned $20 million Boxcar Apartments...

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Q&A with Otto Klein of the Spokane Indians Baseball Club

This would have been Otto Klein’s 28th season with the Spokane Indians Baseball Club. Klein, who’s now senior vice president of the Spokane Indians, says he first interviewed with the team on his way home from college, and hasn’t left Spokane since....

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Jim Van Löben Sels to take reins at Mt. Spokane ski park

Jim van Löben Sels is trading one passion for another. After having spent most of the past two decades as general manager at Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, van Löben Sels recently accepted a similar position at Mt. Spokane Ski & Snowboard Park. ...

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Tesla opens first Spokane service center

Palo Alto, California-based electric car and clean energy manufacturer Tesla Inc. has established a service center in East Spokane. Tesla applied for a change-of-use permit at its facility at 3304 E. Springfield, near Playfair Commerce Park, early this ...

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Driving retirement

The most popular part-time job for retirees in Washington state is that of school bus driver, according to a report released last month by national life insurance agency Choice Mutual. But whether that job will remain in the top spot for retirees is hard...

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Socially distanced, socially conscious

Instead of canceling fundraising events, many Inland Northwest nonprofits have moved them into the digital realm. Donor participation in charity events is lower, but some nonprofits say they’re receiving nearly as many donations as in prior years from ...

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