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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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More construction anticipated on WSU Spokane campus

Washington State University Spokane will be humming with new activity this year, both in construction and in medical education, on its health sciences-focused campus in the University District east of downtown. On the construction side, Garco Constructio...

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Tackling workforce education in Spokane

Greater Spokane Incorporated has taken on a big challenge with its new community initiative called Greater Minds that aims to provide working adults with support to return to school. The program’s goal is to increase the percentage of adult workers in ...

EWU explores doctorate in health leadership

Eastern Washington University is developing an online doctorate in health leadership program that the university hopes to offer through its recently established College of Health Science and Public Health, in Spokane. The college distributed a survey amo...

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