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Whitworth begins construction of new athletic facility

Whitworth University has started construction on a new three-story, 27,520-square-foot, $13 million Athletic Leadership Center. Located next to the Fieldhouse on the northwest side of campus, the new center will house the university’s athletic coaches...


New Myrtle Woldson Performing Arts Center raises curtain

Gonzaga University will introduce The Myrtle Woldson Performing Arts Center to Spokane tonight, Thursday, April 25. After nearly two years of construction, “A New Season: A Celebration of Artistry, Place, and Potential” ...


Student loan debt is substantial in Spokane, Coeur d’Alene

Roughly 40% of student loan borrowers are expected to default on their loans by 2023, according to an analysis by The Brookings Institution, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit public policy organization. In Spokane County, 18% of the population has...


Current Spokane Schools projects valued at $164 million

Spokane Public Schools, for which voters passed a $495 million construction bond in November, has about $164 million in construction projects in the works this year....


Central Valley school district has $159 million in school projects starting this year

Central Valley School District says construction is well underway on its Selkirk Middle School project, and work is set to begin this spring on two more projects....


Mead school district to complete Shiloh Hills project this summer

The Shiloh Hills Elementary School modernization and expansion is slated to be completed just in time for the 2019-2020 school year, says Ned Wendle, Mead School District director of facilities and planning. ...


Cheney High School expansion is underway

Cheney High School, at 460 N. Sixth in Cheney, is undergoing a $30 million expansion project, says Robert W. Roettger, Cheney School District superintendent. The multiphase construction project, which was started last summer, will be completed around May...


EWU to wrap up science center by summer 2020

Eastern Washington University has one large construction project underway and is seeking more than $27 million in funding for two others during this year’s state legislative session....


Two buildings rise at Catalyst site

Two new buildings worth a total of about $57 million are coming out of the ground on the southern edge of Spokane’s University District. Construction crews broke ground last fall on the seven-level, 159,000-square-foot Catalyst Building...

EWU, Gonzaga collaborate on law degree path

Eastern Washington University and Gonzaga University have collaborated to offer new opportunities to Eastern students looking to pursue a career in law....

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