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Construction training school expands on West Plains

Due to strong enrollment growth in its apprenticeship training programs, the Construction Industry Training Council is renovating and expanding its Eastern Washington training center for the second time in as many years. The Bellevue, Wash.-based vocati...

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ESD 101 prepares to build new conference center on South Hill

Spokane-based NorthEast Washington Educational Service District 101, or ESD 101, plans to build a single-story, 7,900-square-foot conference center connected to its existing facility at 4202 S. Regal on the South Hill. The project’s estimated cost is $...

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Inland Northwest paralegal programs grow

Laura Tenneson needed a career change. Her job as a restaurant server increasingly was becoming more challenging as her arthritis began to flare up. Tenneson, 36, sought a new calling—something that would be easier on her joints, tap her intellectual...

School district acquires parcel near Libby Center

Spokane Public Schools has bought a nearly 2-acre parcel of land at 2904 E. Sprague, where the district plans eventually to expand student-education and staff-training programs based at the nearby Libby Center, says Mark Anderson, the district’s associa...

Brown Contracting erects apartment complex near UI

Spokane real estate development company Brown Contracting & Development Inc. is constructing a $19 million apartment complex near the University of Idaho campus in Moscow, says Scott Jay, the construction project manager. The Identity on Main apartment d...

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Reardan school remodel, expansion project looms

A Reardan-Edwall School District project that will include extensive elementary school and gym renovations and construction of an addition connecting the elementary school and nearby high school is waiting only on action by the Washington state Legislatur...

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$16.3 million in school work starts in Spangle

Construction is underway on a multiphase, $16.3 million expansion and renovation project at the Liberty School District school complex in Spangle, about 20 miles south of Spokane. The project will be constructed in four phases with completion of the fina...

Gonzaga Prep works on gym project while fundraising

The Gonzaga Preparatory School athletic and fitness facilities renewal campaign has raised enough contributions to start work on the first two of three phases planned for the $6.5 million construction project. The first two phases include construction of...

Teaching financial literacy should become priority

In my life, I have often commented to myself, “I wish someone would have told me that when I was young.”  There are many things now, at the age of 55, that I wish I had known when I was a young man. In particular, I wish someone would have taught me...

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North Idaho College aerospace curriculum grows to meet demand

As Idaho’s aerospace industry continues to grow, so too do programs like those offered through North Idaho College’s Aerospace Center for Excellence, says aerospace director Patrick O’Halloran. “The future for aerospace jobs in this region looks ...

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