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Bay Shore’s big goals

Executives with Rathdrum-based foundation drilling equipment manufacturer Bay Shore Systems Inc. say the company is planning for more growth, as it works to expand its sales networks both nationally and internationally. ...


Fresh Soul: SOUL TRAINing

Alongside ribs, catfish sandwiches, and collard greens, East Central neighborhood soul food restaurant Fresh Soul is serving opportunities for teens to learn job skills. ...


Growing volunteerism with Spokane Gives

The Spokane Gives initiative, a program that Mayor David Condon says started as a friendly challenge to become a more compassionate city, continues to grow as it nears its fifth year of operations as a city-wide effort to improve volunteerism...


Continuous Composites enters into tech partnership

Coeur d’Alene-based Continuous Composites, which develops and manufactures 3D printing robotic arms able to work with high-end materials, recently entered into a strategic partnership with Broomfield, Colorado-based Spatial Corp. ...


Sign Corp. takes on big Steeler-themed project

Spokane-based Sign Corp. is well underway on a series of signs for a Pittsburgh Steelers-themed attraction, to be called Steelers Country, at the Kennywood amusement park in West Mifflin, Pennsylvania. ...


Spokane Guilds’ School rebrands with Joya name

Clunky, outdated, and misleading are three words capital campaign manager Teresa Conway uses to describe the Spokane Guilds’ School & Neuromuscular Center name, on top of being a mouthful, which recently led the nonprofit to rebrand...


$8.5 million addition, remodel to start at Wilson Elementary School

Wilson Elementary School is gearing up for an $8.5 million addition and remodel of just under 22,000 square feet to begin this summer at 911 W. 25th, on Spokane’s South Hill. ...


Hutton Settlement sustains founder’s mission

When Idaho mining mogul Levi Hutton established the Hutton Settlement in Spokane Valley 100 years ago, he set up a business model that he hoped would sustain the home for orphaned children for at least 250 years. ...


Growing Project Beauty Share collects cosmetics for a cause

Since its inception in 2010, Spokane nonprofit Project Beauty Share has grown exponentially, founder and executive director Julie Farley says. ...


Baldwin Sign Co. plans to expand regional footprint

Baldwin Sign Co. has seen a lot in the nearly 80 years since it was established here, and owner Jon Whipple says the company’s flexibility, adoption of new technology, and commitment to quality have kept its doors open. ...

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