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Work on Catalyst building to start next fall

Construction is scheduled to begin in the fall on the Catalyst Building, which will house three academic departments for Eastern Washington University beginning in 2020. EWU plans to move its computer science, electrical engineering, and visual communica...


Gonzaga to add to its campus facilities this year

Gonzaga University plans this year to begin building a roughly $48 million building for both its College of Arts and Science and its School of Engineering and Applied Science. Named the Center for Integrated Sciences and Engineering, the 80,000-square-f...


Central Valley School District has $68.8 million in projects underway

Central Valley School District is well underway with construction of three new schools with a total construction cost of $68.8 million. Work on a fourth project, a new $30 million middle school in Liberty Lake, is scheduled to start next month. The lar...


Three big school projects are in the works in the Mead School District

Ned Wendle, Mead School District’s director of facilities and planning, says the district plans to complete two major projects this year and start construction soon on a third. All three projects are funded through the $69.5 million bond approved by di...

EWU to wrap up PUB renovation by fall

Eastern Washington University has two major projects worth a total of $78.5 million in the works this year on its main campus in Cheney, 17 miles southwest of Spokane. Shawn King, associate vice president of facilities and planning at EWU, says construct...


SCC Old Main project to start this month

Construction is starting up on Spokane Community College’s $20 million expansion and remodeling project that will enlarge and update instructional spaces in the structure known as the Old Main Building, on the south side of the campus in the Chief Garry...


Current Spokane Public Schools projects valued at $55.7 million

Spokane Public Schools has about $55.7 million in construction projects in the works this year. Construction was scheduled to begin in late March on the $20.7 million Linwood Elementary School replacement project at 906 W. Weile, says Greg Forsyth, direc...


T.W. Clark, Ginno pegged for new school projects

Several Spokane-area school and education districts are moving forward with major construction projects, with some multimillion-dollar contracts recently awarded, some about to be awarded, and others out for bid. In the Spokane school district, T.W. Clar...


What’s next: Following the Spokane-area school bonds victories

Following the Feb. 13 voter approval of separate construction bond measures totaling nearly $245 million, the Central Valley School District and the Mead School Mead School district are planning collectively to build four new schools, expand one school, a...


St. Luke’s starts working in high school athletics

Spokane-based St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute has begun providing athletic training services to North Central, Rogers, and Shadle Park high schools. Jan Collins, who manages the athletic trainer program for St. Luke’s, says it’s able to expand ...

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