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Pathology Associates considers expanding

Pathology Associates Inc. PS, the medical practice here that examines tissue samples for separately owned Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories Inc. (PAML) and several hospitals, is considering hiring Sacred Heart Medical Centers five and the...

Shea plans to downsize, stay open, founder says

Shea Construction Inc., one of Spokanes largest general contractors, is cutting its work force after suffering losses on some major recent projects, says David Shea, its founder and president.Rumors that Shea Construction might close after it...

‘Holy jeepers, Batman’–and more

Batmans batwing insignia and Supermans legendary S are all thats needed to lure comic book junkies to the Comic Book Shop, at 1402 N. Division.The stores owner, Craig Barnett, says he doesnt have to advertise his shop. He knows his...

Marsh set to add new center here

Marsh Advantage America, a division of the insurance giant Marsh Inc., plans to open a third-party administrative service center downtown next month that eventually could employ 100 people, which would double the companys employment here.Mike...

Hotels add energy surcharges

Rising energy costs have prompted some hotels here and elsewhere to add energy surcharges to their room rates.Last month, Spokanes WestCoast Hospitality Corp., instituted a daily surcharge of $2.75 per room, at many of its hotels, says Ron for...

Avista Labs debuts fuel cells

After several years and millions of dollars worth of research, Avista Labs, the young technology-development affiliate of Spokane-based Avista Corp., believes it has come up with the most promising fuel-cell generator design to date for and its a...

Psychologists here eye care-monitoring system

Three clinical psychologists here say theyve developed a framework for an Internet-based system that would monitor the progress of patient-rehabilitation treatments.The three, Paul Domitor, Duane Green, and Allen Bostwick, say they have put on...

Contract manufacturer buys Hunter Technology

Hunter Technology Corp., the Santa Clara, Calif.-based designer and maker of printed-circuit boards that opened a division here last October, has been bought by Ambitech International, of Chatsworth, Calif. The acquisition, however, isnt expected...

Apollo College seeks larger Spokane campus

Apollo College, of Phoenix, is seeking a much larger location for its campus here, which is growing rapidly.Deanna Baker, director of the campus, says the vocational-technical school now has 274 students on campus here, up from just 77 last when...

Fairchild is planning new munitions office building

Fairchild Air Force Base says it plans to develop a 12,200-square-foot munitions-maintenance administration building near the munitions-storage area on the south side of the base.The single-story, brick building is expected to cost up to several...

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