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New WSU program aims for innovation in senior living

An estimated 75 million baby boomers born in the U.S. between 1946 and 1964 are winding down their careers and heading into the next phase of their lives. In Washington state alone, there are about 1.6 million people over the age of 60, and nearly 200,00...

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Northwest Entrepreneurship Competition increases its reach

Organizers, supporters, and participants in this year’s Northwest Entrepreneur Competition are eag...

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EWU commits to envisioned Catalyst Building

Eastern Washington University President Mary Cullinan said this morning that the university plans to...

Spokane International Academy hopes to house its two schools at one site

Administrators for the Spokane International Academy are moving forward on a $3.7 million proposal t...

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Envisioned stadium site located just east of Spokane Arena

Spokane Public Schools and city of Spokane officials have proposed a possible site for a new high sc...

Garco submits apparent low bid for Mead school project

Garco Construction Inc., of Spokane, is the apparent low bidder for the big Shilo Hills Elementary School modernization and expansion project, says Ned Wendle, director of facilities and planning for the Mead School District. Garco’s bid came in at $14...

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Joe Albi Stadium alternatives in works

The need for three new middle schools—one of which may be located near Joe Albi Stadium on Spokane’s North Side—has Spokane Public Schools giving thought to potentially working with city officials on the idea of building a stadium near downtown. M...

WSU offers new online senior-living certificate

To meet the needs of the rapidly expanding senior living industry, Washington State University has added an online senior-living certificate program to its hospitality business management curriculum. The certificate will benefit those interested in gaini...

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 year has developed its own farm system of sorts in an effort to meet the increasing need for medical assistants at the organization’s regional hospitals a...

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