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SCC takes it up a degree with first four-year program

Demand for respiratory therapists is growing alongside that discipline’s increased educational requirements, soon to be packaged into Spokane Community College’s first four-year degree program. Starting next fall, SCC will offer its new bachelor of a...

Budding business people star at Northwest Entrepreneur Competition

The annual Northwest Entrepreneurial Competition here netted first-place finishers ranging from a team of Gonzaga University students with their eyes on developing radio frequency technology that can track belongings while you’re traveling, to a group o...

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Garco to start work soon on $4 million Trinity Catholic School job

Spokane-based Garco Construction Inc. soon will start construction on a new building for Trinity Catholic School, in northwest Spokane. The private school, now at 1306 W. Montgomery, will move to a nearby site on what is now the school’s current playgr...

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Lydig awarded $25 million Leavenworth school job

Spokane-based Lydig Construction Inc. has been awarded a $25 million contract to modernize Cascade High School, in Leavenworth, says Lisa Shier, a project manager for Lydig. The project will include demolishing and replacing the classroom and administrat...

St. Aloysius school expansion slated

Garco Construction Inc., of Spokane, is set to begin work this summer on a new gym and “educare” facility at St. Aloysius Gonzaga Catholic School, at 611 E. Mission. Plans on file with the City of Spokane show the project has an estimated total cost...

Blending work, play in hobby entrepreneurship

Work and hobbies lie at opposite ends of the motivational spectrum. By definition, we go to work to make a living and practice hobbies in our leisure time, primarily for intrinsic enjoyment. Rather than maintaining strict boundaries between work and leisu...

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WSU adds to research, innovation capabilities in Spokane

Washington State University’s Office of Commercialization has added a new position to the university’s Spokane campus, establishing its first point of contact here for researchers hoping to develop and market new technologies in life science fields. ...

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Space studies blast off at North Idaho STEM Charter Academy

Students at North Idaho STEM Charter Academy, in Rathdrum, have started up their own space program, dubbed Project DaVinci, and they hope to inspire excitement among younger people around the world about science, technology, engineering, and math—and sp...

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Program creates new type of law professional

Washington state attorneys and educators are working to create a new type of legal professional who can provide counsel without a law degree, with the goal of providing less expensive services to underserved populations. Administered through the Washing...

EWU adds food vendors during PUB renovation

Eastern Washington University has added several new food-and-beverage vendors to its Cheney campus in an effort to keep up with demand for food services during the renovation and expansion of the Pence Union Building. Dining Services Director Dave McKay...

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