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Central Valley School District buys Broadway Square apartment complex

Spokane Valley-based Central Valley School District has bought for $2.3 million the Broadway Square Apartments complex at 11910 E. Broadway, in Spokane Valley, and plans to demolish it to make room for the envisioned replacement of North Pines Middle Scho...

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WSU’s senior housing management class grows

More hospitality management students are showing interest in the senior housing management niche, says Nancy Swanger, a professor with Washington State University’s School of Hospitality who oversees a class on senior housing management. The school fi...

WSU Spokane selects Jensen-Byrd developer

Washington State University Spokane said it has selected a limited-liability company that includes McKinstry Spokane LLC to redevelop the Jensen-Byrd Building, a long-vacant, six-story warehouse building on the WSU Spokane campus. The company, named JB...

Spokane ranks as third best city for working students

Students attending college and living in the Spokane area appear to have chosen one of the better cities in the U.S. to work their way through school, judging by data from a recent study. ...

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Work to start next month on new Liberty Lake elementary school

Central Valley School District plans to start work next month on a $14 million elementary school building at 23909 E. Country Vista Drive, in Liberty Lake. ...

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Garco to construct $29 million Mead middle school project

The Mead School District has selected Garco Construction Inc., of Spokane, as general contractor for the planned $29 million Northwood Middle School. ...

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2016 Legislative Outlook: Hoping for a friendly session

With expectations for a short state Legislative session that likely will focus on addressing public education mandates, many legislative priorities for the Spokane-region business community focus on protecting prior and ongoing commitments and encouraging...

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Gonzaga mulls student-athlete center

Gonzaga University has approached the city with conceptual plans for a $14 million project tentatively called the Center for Athletic Achievement. The facility would expand the sports complex that includes the McCarthey Athletic Center and the Martin Cent...

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Communities in Schools looks for more mentors

The executive director of Communities in Schools Spokane County says the nonprofit is looking to train more mentors for at-risk students to keep them on track to attain their high school diplomas....

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Small tribal colleges sees enrollment, funding grow

As one of only 37 tribal colleges in the U.S., Spokane Tribal College—which offers classes here and on the Spokane Indian Reservation, at Wellpinit, Wash.—says it’s continuing to grow, with increases in enrollment and its annual operating budget. ...

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