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EWU commits to envisioned Catalyst Building

Eastern Washington University President Mary Cullinan said this morning that the university plans to move three academic departments to the $50 million, Avista Development-proposed Catalyst Building, in Spokane’s University District. Construction o...

Spokane International Academy hopes to house its two schools at one site

Administrators for the Spokane International Academy are moving forward on a $3.7 million proposal to consolidate the two schools they operate into a single location on the 500 block of East Wellesley Avenue, on Spokane’s North Side. The Primary Academ...

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Envisioned stadium site located just east of Spokane Arena

Spokane Public Schools and city of Spokane officials have proposed a possible site for a new high school sports stadium to be located east of the Spokane Veteran’s Memorial Arena. The Journal reported last month that the school district is looking for ...

Garco submits apparent low bid for Mead school project

Garco Construction Inc., of Spokane, is the apparent low bidder for the big Shilo Hills Elementary School modernization and expansion project, says Ned Wendle, director of facilities and planning for the Mead School District. Garco’s bid came in at $14...

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Joe Albi Stadium alternatives in works

The need for three new middle schools—one of which may be located near Joe Albi Stadium on Spokane’s North Side—has Spokane Public Schools giving thought to potentially working with city officials on the idea of building a stadium near downtown. M...

WSU offers new online senior-living certificate

To meet the needs of the rapidly expanding senior living industry, Washington State University has added an online senior-living certificate program to its hospitality business management curriculum. The certificate will benefit those interested in gaini...

Junior Achievement gears up for JA Finance Park

Nonprofit youth organization Junior Achievement Eastern Washington/North Idaho will partner with Spokane Public Schools in presenting middle school students with a day of hands-on experience with financial challenges they’ll likely face as adults. This...

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Providence starts its own medical assistant apprenticeship program

Like a Major League Baseball franchise, the Spokane-based Providence Medical Group within the last year has developed its own farm system of sorts in an effort to meet the increasing need for medical assistants at the organization’s regional hospitals a...

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...

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