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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 school...

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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SBDC research intern program: Going beyond borders

The Washington State University Small Business Development Center’s research internship program is giving college and graduate students real-life research experience while also helping Washington businesses with export market research. ...

WSU program looks to fulfill hospitality training

Spokane has long enjoyed strong-rooted success in community involvement and with marquee local events such as Hoopfest and Bloomsday, both of which draw national participation. Add to this the construction underway at the Davenport Grand Hotel, and it’s...

Community colleges prioritize entrepreneurship

Inland Northwest community colleges are beginning to take on a business ownership angle in some of their course offerings. Both Spokane Community College and North Idaho College have entrepreneurship programs into which Spokane-based Avista Corp. has inve...

Gonzaga University unfolds campaign to boost school’s visibility

Gonzaga University has launched a campaign that aims to introduce the university to prospective students outside of the Pacific Northwest by leveraging the visibility of its basketball programs. The marketing promotion tipped off during the West Coast Co...

Spokane Sheriff’s Office relocates training center

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office has moved its training and personnel units to the former Mountain View Middle School, says sheriff’s Sgt. Martin Tucker, who oversees the units. The sheriff’s training center now occupies 46,200 square feet of le...

WSU students to roll out Go KEFI travel website

Three Washington State University students who have developed Go KEFI, an affordable adventure travel website, say they are poised to test the platform on the Pullman campus. Amanda Scott, a WSU senior who generated the idea for the website, pitched the ...

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