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Analysis: Spokane economy is good, but needs more gazelles

The data from Olympia just rolled in. It turns out 2018 was the best year in recent memory for the Spokane economy. Take jobs: positions offered by local firms picked up by 5,300, or 2.4%, over the prior year. While the rate was a little less than ...

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Sigma Chi breaks ground on new house at WSU

Construction started last month on the first new fraternity house to be built in a generation ...

Pride Prep starts fourth phase of its expansion

Pride Prep Schools has begun work on its fourth and final expansion and renovation phase ...

New health center to open at Rogers High School

A new health care center is expected to open this fall at Rogers High School to serve students...

Vintner programs connect science with business

With sales and consumption at an all-time high, the wine industry is booming. ...

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Growing number of leadership groups help women support one another

Several women’s leadership and business networking groups have sprung up in the Spokane area as more women seek positions of influence within their businesses or as they establish new businesses. ...

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Emerging groups aim to inspire women to break barriers in STEM fields

Two Spokane-area women are working to teach young women about the value of empowering themselves and other women to be their best selves and break through industry barriers. ...

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Interest in Gonzaga’s Women Lead initiative grows

The women came from as far away as Virginia and from as close as Spokane’s South Hill. They gathered for one purpose – to learn how to identify personal behaviors that hold them back from advancing in the workplace. ...

Mead school district to erect two new schools

Construction of two new schools – Creekside Elementary and Highland Middle School – has started in the Mead School District north of Spokane, says Ned Wendle, the district’s director of facilities and planning. ...

Lakes Middle School remodel is ongoing in Cd’A

The 65-year-old Lakes Middle School, located at 930 N. 15th, in Coeur d’Alene, is undergoing a $4 million addition and renovation, and construction on a new $12 million elementary school is scheduled to start this summer. ...

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