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Kindergarten readiness worsens in Spokane area

Both locally and statewide, the majority of kids aren’t entering public schools “kindergarten ready,” state data show, and the problem appears to be getting worse. ...

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New arts building rises at St. George’s School

Saint George’s School is constructing a new arts building on its campus at 2929 W. Waikiki, just north of Spokane. The building, which is valued at about $428,000, will be used by students in grades kindergarten through eighth and will have a music...

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Clarifying roles enhances employee engagement

When studying highly successful companies, a common priority observed is the importance of building a highly functioning team of engaged employees. Clarifying the employee’s role and the expectations of each position or role is a key precipitating fact...

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Whitworth’s continuing studies program adapts over 100 years

This year, the School of Continuing Studies at Whitworth University turns 100 years old. The university’s catalogue from the school’s founding year describes the program as tailored “for those whose college career has been interrupted, and who now ...

First private housing project planned on WSU campus

Pullman-based Corporate Pointe Developers LLC plans to build the first privately developed student housing on Washington State University’s main campus in Pullman. ...

Providence to expand pediatrics in Spokane Valley

In response to an increase in demand for pediatric services, Providence Health & Services says it’s relocating its pediatrics practice in Spokane Valley. Providence Pediatrics, located within the Providence Medical Park ...

Spokane County, city find site for crisis stabilization center

Spokane County is transforming its former motor pool garage at 1302 W. Gardner into a crisis stabilization center for those arrested for low-level crimes whose behavior is a symptom of mental illness--or a combination of mental illness ...

Emergency veterinary clinic debuts in Spokane Valley

Animal Emergency Clinic, a new after-hours emergency veterinary clinic, has opened in the former TLC Veterinary Clinic space at 6522 E. First, in west Spokane Valley. ...

Chemical supplier Cascade Columbia Distribution plans West Plains warehouse

Seattle-based Cascade Columbia Distribution Co. plans to build a 74,000-square-foot warehouse and distribution facility on the West Plains, according to conditional-use permit information on file with the city of Airway Heights. ...

HOPE building is on horizon for Morning Star Boys’ Ranch

Work has started on the planned expansion at the Morning Star Boys’ Ranch, and while the project started later than anticipated, executive director Audrea Marshall says it’s now “cruising right along.” ...

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