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Junior Achievement gears up for JA Finance Park

Nonprofit youth organization Junior Achievement Eastern Washington/North Idaho will partner with Spokane Public Schools in presenting middle school students with a day of hands-on experience with financial challenges they’ll likely face as adults. This...

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Providence starts its own medical assistant apprenticeship program

Like a Major League Baseball franchise, the Spokane-based Providence Medical Group within the last y...

Mead school district seeks bids on $14 million school project

The Mead School District has sent out a request for bids for more than $14 million worth of addition...

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Lars Gilberts: Connecting dots in the University District

When Lars Gilberts returned to Spokane earlier this year, he moved back to the middle of everything....

Ignite Northwest gears up for fifth startup class

From a company that manufactures tidy portable toilets to one that produces high-quality microbiolog...

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Engineering a Zag expansion

Gonzaga University plans to build a new multistory building for both its College of Arts and Sciences and its School of Engineering and Applied Science, says Joe Poss, vice president for university advancement. Currently dubbed The Center for Integrated ...

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Construction training school expands on West Plains

Due to strong enrollment growth in its apprenticeship training programs, the Construction Industry Training Council is renovating and expanding its Eastern Washington training center for the second time in as many years. The Bellevue, Wash.-based vocati...

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ESD 101 prepares to build new conference center on South Hill

Spokane-based NorthEast Washington Educational Service District 101, or ESD 101, plans to build a single-story, 7,900-square-foot conference center connected to its existing facility at 4202 S. Regal on the South Hill. The project’s estimated cost is $...

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Inland Northwest paralegal programs grow

Laura Tenneson needed a career change. Her job as a restaurant server increasingly was becoming more challenging as her arthritis began to flare up. Tenneson, 36, sought a new calling—something that would be easier on her joints, tap her intellectual...

School district acquires parcel near Libby Center

Spokane Public Schools has bought a nearly 2-acre parcel of land at 2904 E. Sprague, where the district plans eventually to expand student-education and staff-training programs based at the nearby Libby Center, says Mark Anderson, the district’s associa...

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