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Poole’s Public House owners break ground on new building for North Side restaurant

Scott and Lisa Poole, owners of Poole’s Public House, have started construction of a new building into which they plan to move their North Side restaurant and bar from an adjacent strip mall at 101 E. Hastings Road. Scott Poole says the North Side rest...


A fast expansion of rapid-care health services in Spokane

Spokane’s biggest health care providers are adding rapid-care clinics in the Spokane market, well, rapidly. Providence Health Care has opened one such clinic in the Spokane area, called Providence Express Care Clinic, and has plans to open three more ...


Medex Northwest: An assist to the provider gap

Trained as an emergency room technician, Eric Anderies, 28, worked at a Spokane hospital for about three years before deciding to enter a regional physician assistant program. He’s among 31 students now studying in a Spokane classroom through Medex N...


Cancer Care Northwest grows its stem-cell transplant program

Since Spokane Valley-based Cancer Care Northwest opened the first autologous stem cell transplant program here in 2005, it has conducted 271 transplants on patients ranging from 15 to 78 years old. Dr. Hakan Kaya, an oncologist, hematologist, and senior ...


Psychiatric Solutions seeks to fill mental health gaps

In an attempt to fill in what’s believed to be a gap in psychiatric care here, Spokane Valley-based Psychiatric Solutions opened in January with its mission to help patients recently released from psychiatric hospitals transition more effectively back i...


The city of Spokane’s environmental report card

The city of Spokane recently issued its environmental report card, which highlights an ongoing menu of eco-friendly efforts to support and encourage environmental sustainability through financially stable means, says Catherine Olsen, the city's environmen...


Butting out at Spokane County

A Spokane County committee called the Eco-Team has launched a local pilot project of the national Cigarette Litter Prevention Program, says Cassandra Harvey, water resource specialist with the county’s Solid Waste division within the Environmental Servi...


Avista to debut Solar Select energy program

Registration has started for Spokane-based Avista Utilities newest renewable energy program, Solar Select. Marc Schaffner, renewable energy product manager for Avista, describes the program as a cost-effective structure designed to bring solar energy to ...


Budinger & Associates sees revenue, staffing growth

During the past three years, Spokane Valley-based environmental services company Budinger & Associates Inc. has seen about a 25 percent increase in staff, which now consists of 46 mostly full-time employees, says John Finnegan, CEO, principal engineer, an...

Globe Bar & Kitchen adds outdoor patio

The Globe Bar & Kitchen has added a new outdoor patio that it debuted earlier this month on the south side of the restaurant....

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