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Education projects in region are going strong

Capital projects in the education sector this year are robust in number and scope, with about $300 million in projects under way or expected to begin, including major construction jobs for Gonzaga University and Spokane Public Schools. The Spokane school...

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WSU Spokane starts work on master-plan update

Following the opening of its $79 million Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences Building on the Riverpoint Campus east of downtown late last year, Washington State University Spokane has started its next master-plan update. The focus of the master plan...

MPM Technologies, partners pursue biofuels niche

MPM Technologies Inc., a 25-year-old Spokane-based provider of environmental control systems and developer of waste-to-energy technology, says it’s working with Washington State University and a software consulting company to research and develop gasifi...

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Gonzaga gets interest break with tax-exempt bonds

The Washington State Higher Education Facilities Authority last month issued revenue bonds that will help finance a new university center that’s under construction at Gonzaga University, executives at the Jesuit school here say. Chuck Murphy, Gonzagaďż...

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Mullan Road school remodel set to start this spring on South Hill

Spokane Public Schools has selected WLK Joint Ventures, a Spokane-based partnership of Walker Construction Inc. and Leone & Keeble Inc., as general contractor and construction manager for a Mullan Road Elementary School renovation and addition project. G...

Spokane STEM Network integrates with GSI

Greater Spokane Incorporated announced today that it has begun leading the day-to-day operations of the Spokane STEM Network, a nonprofit organization that works to advance science, technology, engineering, and math learning and innovation. Alisha B...

Spokane Public Schools eyes shuffling facility uses

Spokane Public Schools plans to shuffle facility uses by next fall to expand some programs and address a state-required reduction of class sizes for certain elementary grades. Assistant Superintendent Mark Anderson says the district also has started a s...

In-home care services company moves, launches training center

The owner of the Spokane Valley franchise of Visiting Angels, which offers in-home care services, has moved to larger quarters in the Valley and has opened a training center. Trondheim LLC, the Spokane Valley-based franchisee company owned by Cindy Jo...

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Graham Construction awarded job to add Hillyard skills center space

Spokane Public Schools has selected Graham Construction & Management Inc., of Spokane, as the general contractor and construction manager for a planned $13.7 million addition to the NewTech Skills Center in Hillyard, where work is scheduled to start next ...

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Inland Northwest economy continues to make positive strides

In some sectors of the Inland Northwest economy, activity levels are returning to prerecession levels, welcome news that comes none too soon for economic observers. In overall employment, Spokane-area economists are expecting job growth next year, though...

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