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Exiting WSU chancellor mulls next challenge

As Washington State University Spokane Chancellor Lisa Brown enters her final months in that position, she says timing and opportunity have intersected to mold her time at the school. “In some ways, I’ve just been in the right place at the right tim...

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SCC plans $20 million in upgrades at Old Main Building

Spokane Community College is planning a $20 million expansion and remodeling project that will enlar...

Pride Prep to double its space soon

Pride Prep, Spokane’s first charter school, has begun remodeling a space that will double its size...

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SCC takes it up a degree with first four-year program

Demand for respiratory therapists is growing alongside that discipline’s increased educational req...

Budding business people star at Northwest Entrepreneur Competition

The annual Northwest Entrepreneurial Competition here netted first-place finishers ranging from a te...

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Garco to start work soon on $4 million Trinity Catholic School job

Spokane-based Garco Construction Inc. soon will start construction on a new building for Trinity Catholic School, in northwest Spokane. The private school, now at 1306 W. Montgomery, will move to a nearby site on what is now the school’s current playgr...

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Lydig awarded $25 million Leavenworth school job

Spokane-based Lydig Construction Inc. has been awarded a $25 million contract to modernize Cascade High School, in Leavenworth, says Lisa Shier, a project manager for Lydig. The project will include demolishing and replacing the classroom and administrat...

St. Aloysius school expansion slated

Garco Construction Inc., of Spokane, is set to begin work this summer on a new gym and “educare” facility at St. Aloysius Gonzaga Catholic School, at 611 E. Mission. Plans on file with the City of Spokane show the project has an estimated total cost...

Blending work, play in hobby entrepreneurship

Work and hobbies lie at opposite ends of the motivational spectrum. By definition, we go to work to make a living and practice hobbies in our leisure time, primarily for intrinsic enjoyment. Rather than maintaining strict boundaries between work and leisu...

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WSU adds to research, innovation capabilities in Spokane

Washington State University’s Office of Commercialization has added a new position to the university’s Spokane campus, establishing its first point of contact here for researchers hoping to develop and market new technologies in life science fields. ...

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