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Mobile medicine looks to cover health care gaps

Two separate health care partnerships here — one involving MultiCare Health System and the other involving Washington State University — have created relationships with mobile health care services to provide treatment for different patient populations...


Spooky sightseeing with Two Dog City Tours

Chet Caskey is hard to miss. When he arrives at the Journal’s office on a Monday afternoon, he is dressed in a dark gray tuxedo with bright turquoise vest and matching shoes, an array of flashy rings glittering on his fingers. ...


Innovia launches initiative to keep more wealth in Inland Northwest

Recognizing the chance to seize on an “unprecedented opportunity,” leadership at the Innovia Foundation, which oversees targeted endowments, local grants, and scholarships, has started an awareness campaign across the 20-county region it serves. ...


Spokane Gun Club completes purchase of West Plains property

The Spokane Gun Club has purchased over 450 acres of property near the northwest corner of Brooks Road and Thorpe Road, on the West Plains, just west of Fairchild Air Force Base, where the club plans to construct a new clubhouse and trap and skeet range...


Spokane startup Appiture develops new autism screening tool

Spokane startup Appiture is exploring new handheld technology for a fast and noninvasive way to screen for autism spectrum disorder in children. The idea was born from research by Georgina Lynch, an associate professor in the Department of Speech ...


Global Neighborhood Thrift moves, doubles retail space

Spokane nonprofit Global Neighborhood Thrift started eight years ago with just two employees and a vision of helping refugees settle into the U.S. ...


Spokane Gastroenterology partners in clinical research

Two Spokane-area medical experts have partnered with a clinical research outfit in search of volunteers interested in contributing to medical advancements in gastroenterology. ...


Post Falls nonprofit Newby-Ginnings serves veterans in need

Newby-Ginnings of North Idaho founder Theresa Hart is following a path she says is guided by her late son, Nicholas Newby, an Idaho National Guardsman who was killed while serving in Baghdad in 2011. ...


Cancer Can’t eases burden of treating disease

As Spokane private mortgage banker Jonathan Van Keulen underwent treatment for osteosarcoma, a form of bone cancer, he saw the financial burdens several cancer patients struggle beneath. ...


Returning independence to the visually impaired

For nearly 50 years, Spokane-based Lilac Services for the Blind has offered training, tools, and support for blind or visually impaired Eastern Washington residents. ...

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