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Mead school district seeks bids on $14 million school project

The Mead School District has sent out a request for bids for more than $14 million worth of additions and modernizations at 34-year-old Shiloh Hills Elementary School, at 505 E. Stonewall, in the Nevada Lidgerwood neighborhood on Spokane’s North Side. ...

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Lars Gilberts: Connecting dots in the University District

When Lars Gilberts returned to Spokane earlier this year, he moved back to the middle of everything. As the executive director of the University District, Gilberts is leading the development and promotion of the burgeoning campus east of downtown Spoka...

Ignite Northwest gears up for fifth startup class

From a company that manufactures tidy portable toilets to one that produces high-quality microbiology media plates, Ignite Northwest, now assisting its fifth class, continues a trend of training a diverse group of companies. “We’re very excited to we...

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Engineering a Zag expansion

Gonzaga University plans to build a new multistory building for both its College of Arts and Sciences and its School of Engineering and Applied Science, says Joe Poss, vice president for university advancement. Currently dubbed The Center for Integrated ...

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Construction training school expands on West Plains

Due to strong enrollment growth in its apprenticeship training programs, the Construction Industry Training Council is renovating and expanding its Eastern Washington training center for the second time in as many years. The Bellevue, Wash.-based vocati...

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ESD 101 prepares to build new conference center on South Hill

Spokane-based NorthEast Washington Educational Service District 101, or ESD 101, plans to build a single-story, 7,900-square-foot conference center connected to its existing facility at 4202 S. Regal on the South Hill. The project’s estimated cost is $...

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Inland Northwest paralegal programs grow

Laura Tenneson needed a career change. Her job as a restaurant server increasingly was becoming more challenging as her arthritis began to flare up. Tenneson, 36, sought a new calling—something that would be easier on her joints, tap her intellectual...

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 million apartment complex near the University of Idaho campus in Moscow, says Scott Jay, the construction project manager. The Identity on Main apartment d...

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Reardan school remodel, expansion project looms

A Reardan-Edwall School District project that will include extensive elementary school and gym renovations and construction of an addition connecting the elementary school and nearby high school is waiting only on action by the Washington state Legislatur...

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