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Greater Spokane Incorporated debuts internship portal project

Greater Spokane Incorporated is working with the Association of Washington Business to pilot an online internship portal website in the Spokane area. Cassidy Peterson, director of education and talent at GSI, says AWB conceived the Washington State...

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2020 Rising Stars: Drive509’s Jason Boudreau

When Jason Boudreau founded Drive509 truck driving school in 2016, he expected slow growth for the...

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School project wrap up in time for unusual academic year

More than $149 million in construction projects by Spokane-area school districts are wrapping up ...

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EWU president steps down

Eastern Washington University President Mary Cullinan has retired effective immediately, the univers...

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Portland developer advances U District housing plans

A Portland-based development company could break ground on its planned $20 million Boxcar Apartments...

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Driving retirement

The most popular part-time job for retirees in Washington state is that of school bus driver, according to a report released last month by national life insurance agency Choice Mutual. But whether that job will remain in the top spot for retirees is hard...

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Socially distanced, socially conscious

Instead of canceling fundraising events, many Inland Northwest nonprofits have moved them into the digital realm. Donor participation in charity events is lower, but some nonprofits say they’re receiving nearly as many donations as in prior years from ...

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WSU to debut senior-living major

About a decade ago, some of the nation’s leading senior care providers began reaching out to Washington State University’s School of Hospitality Business Management about establishing academic courses in their field. ...

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Refugee Connection Spokane pivots services

Refugee Connections Spokane’s flexible setup left it well-positioned to pivot its services when the COVID-19 outbreak spread here, says Marijke Fakasiieiki, the nonprofit’s executive director. Over the past year, the organization, which was created ...

Allen foundation study to aid virus response

The Washington state Department of Health and the University of Washington Medicine, backed by the Seattle-based philanthropic organization Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, have launched a major study to determine the percentage of Washingtonians who have...

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