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East Central center adds Head Start space

The East Central Community Center is adding space to its building to serve an Early Head Start program. Carolina Lopez, executive assistant at the Martin Luther King Family Outreach Center, which operates the community center, says work to renovate three...

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2019 Rising Stars: Sinead Voorhees

Sinead Voorhees, director of Whitworth University’s graduate studies in business program, characterizes herself as an underdog and a workhorse. Voorhees, age 34, was born and raised in Ireland, where her family often struggled to make ends meet. ...

Gonzaga, UW plan new $80 million health education building

Gonzaga, UW plan new $60 million health education building

Officials from Gonzaga University and the University of Washington announced today construction plans on a $60 million facility that will house their joint Spokane medical school. The proposed 80,000-square-foot building is to be constructed at 840 E. ...

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Gonzaga to begin work on $56 million building

Gonzaga University plans to start construction in September on a new, $56.1 million Integrated Science and Engineering facility, says Jim Angelosante, vice president of administration at the private university. ...

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Spokane Falls Community College envisions new art building

Spokane Falls Community College is planning a new, $40 million arts building on its Fort George Wright Drive campus. The 57,000-square-foot building will accommodate the college’s visual and fine arts programs, including photography, ceramics, sculptur...

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Public officials abuzz about Hive at Libby Center

Spokane Public Library and Spokane Public Schools officials have formed a honey of partnership for the purpose of constructing a 13,900-square-foot building they say will meet demand for more meeting space in East Spokane. ...

Drive 509 to expand at Spokane Valley site

Drive509, a Spokane-based commercial driver’s license truck driving school that’s been operating here for nearly three years, plans to expand its rapidly growing operations starting next year. ...

Head Start facility to open on Nevada

A new Head Start early education facility will open soon near the Logan neighborhood in northeast Spokane. Patty Allen, director of Head Start for Community Colleges of Spokane, says Logan-Lidgerwood Head Start will open Sept. 3 at 3704 N. Nevada...

Mead school district begins three projects

Mead School District currently has facilities under construction valued at $22 million, says Ned Wendle, the district’s director of facilities and planning. The largest project, a new 4,500 seat, 15,800-square-foot stadium and performing arts facility...

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$10.3 million elementary school rises in Post Falls

Construction has begun on a new elementary school at 4916 E. Hope, in the Foxtail residential development of northeast Post Falls, says Jerry Keane, Post Falls School District superintendent. ...

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