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Empire Airlines, FedEx team up to train more pilots

Hayden-based Empire Airlines Inc. is collaborating with Memphis, Tenn.-based cargo airline FedEx Express in a program aimed at recruiting pilots from universities and aviation colleges and training them for advancement to the FedEx fleet. Tim Komberec, p...

Continuing education evolving with skills demand

The emergence of new competition and opportunities created through economic and workforce developmen...

Construction should invest more in people

It took mere months for the Great Recession to claim millions of American jobs. Now, as employers sc...

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Jerry Post finds right equation with Mathnasium

Deer Park’s Robert Crawford brings his son, Shane, three times a week to Spokane’s South Hill to...

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Nursing to be most in-demand profession in Spokane, forecast says

An annual occupational forecast from the Washington state Employment Security Department suggests th...

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Legal technician profession gains interest

Some Washington state attorneys and educators say their five-year effort to create a new type of legal professional known as a limited license legal technician is beginning to pay off, with some of the program's first graduates opening their own practices...

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Work on Catalyst building to start next fall

Construction is scheduled to begin in the fall on the Catalyst Building, which will house three academic departments for Eastern Washington University beginning in 2020. EWU plans to move its computer science, electrical engineering, and visual communica...

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Gonzaga to add to its campus facilities this year

Gonzaga University plans this year to begin building a roughly $48 million building for both its College of Arts and Science and its School of Engineering and Applied Science. Named the Center for Integrated Sciences and Engineering, the 80,000-square-f...

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Central Valley School District has $68.8 million in projects underway

Central Valley School District is well underway with construction of three new schools with a total construction cost of $68.8 million. Work on a fourth project, a new $30 million middle school in Liberty Lake, is scheduled to start next month. The lar...

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Three big school projects are in the works in the Mead School District

Ned Wendle, Mead School District’s director of facilities and planning, says the district plans to complete two major projects this year and start construction soon on a third. All three projects are funded through the $69.5 million bond approved by di...

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