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Ambassadors unit relocates to Holley Mason building downtown

People to People Ambassador Programs, the Spokane-based student-travel provider, has moved its headquarters to the sixth floor of the Holley Mason Building, at 157 S. Howard, downtown. People to People, a subsidiary of Spokane-based Ambassadors Group Inc...

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New EWU recycling center aims to raise output

Eastern Washington University has opened a new recycling center that it hopes will help it advance its recycling efforts. ...

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Gonzaga tabbed as one of most sustainable colleges

Gonzaga University has been named for the second year as one of more than 350 most environmentally responsible colleges by the Princeton Review, a college ranking publication, for its sustainability initiatives and environmental programs, says Jim Simon, ...

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WSU Spokane pharmacy students wins national research award

A Washington State University Spokane pharmaceutical sciences student has received a national award from the Rheumatology Research Foundation to fund research into slowing or eradicating osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. ...

Work to start on big apartment building next to GU

Development company 940 N. Ruby LLC, owned by San Clementine, Calif.-based Larry Simon and David Schneider, plans to break ground next week on a six-story, 61-unit apartment building on the west edge of the Gonzaga University campus. Work on the develo...

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UW says WWAMI program growth is in jeopardy

The Washington state Senate budget proposal would put the Spokane-based portion of the five-state medical education program known as WWAMI in peril if it wins out over the House version of the budget, says Dr. Paul Ramsey, the CEO of University of Washing...

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Berry Fowler: Compelled to coach

Berry Fowler’s ability to grow businesses over the last four decades contrasts sharply with his early academic years. Fowler founded the Sylvan Learning Centers in the late 1970s. Born out of his own academic challenges, he created an educational tutor...

Fatbeam wins fiber jobs with two school districts

Fatbeam LLC, a fiber-optic broadband provider based in Coeur d’Alene, says it has secured contracts with school districts in Pasco, Wash., and Bend, Ore. The company says in a press release that it will install a total of 58 miles of fiber to upgrade t...

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Spokane International Academy to open this fall

Spokane International Academy, one of two free charter schools authorized by Spokane Public Schools to open this fall, is putting the finishing touches on the 1914 building in Hillyard that will house its first students, says Travis Franklin, the schoolâ€...

AgForestry program seeks new candidates

The Washington Agriculture and Forestry Foundation, which has its main offices in Spokane, says it’s seeking qualified candidates statewide for up to 24 fellowships in Leadership Class No. 38 of its AgForestry Leadership Program. ...

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