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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...

Brown Contracting erects apartment complex near UI

Spokane real estate development company Brown Contracting & Development Inc. is constructing a $19 m...

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Reardan school remodel, expansion project looms

A Reardan-Edwall School District project that will include extensive elementary school and gym renov...

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$16.3 million in school work starts in Spangle

Construction is underway on a multiphase, $16.3 million expansion and renovation project at the Libe...

Gonzaga Prep works on gym project while fundraising

The Gonzaga Preparatory School athletic and fitness facilities renewal campaign has raised enough co...

Teaching financial literacy should become priority

In my life, I have often commented to myself, “I wish someone would have told me that when I was young.”  There are many things now, at the age of 55, that I wish I had known when I was a young man. In particular, I wish someone would have taught me...

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North Idaho College aerospace curriculum grows to meet demand

As Idaho’s aerospace industry continues to grow, so too do programs like those offered through North Idaho College’s Aerospace Center for Excellence, says aerospace director Patrick O’Halloran. “The future for aerospace jobs in this region looks ...

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Cheney schools ready for overhaul

Jeff McClure has spent 33 years working for the Cheney School District, the last 12 in his current role as the district’s maintenance and operations director. There may be no one affiliated with the district happier than McClure since Cheney district ta...

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Central Valley School District starts work on $19 million new school

Central Valley School District has started construction on its new Riverbend Elementary School, which it’s developing at 17720 E. Mission, in Spokane Valley. Marla Nunberg Genther, director of communications for the district, says the $19 million proje...

WSU halts Jensen-Byrd negotiations

Washington State University has halted ground-lease negotiations with a development company that had planned to redevelop the historic Jensen-Byrd building and surrounding properties on the WSU Spokane campus east of downtown. Stacy Pearson, WSU’s Pu...

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