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New statute modifies mammogram results notification

A new Washington state law takes effect within a few months that will require health care facilities, following a mammogram, to inform patients if they have dense breast tissue, says Dr. Rachel O'Connor...

Spokane Valley launches new infrastructure reporting system

Since launching a citizen infrastructure reporting app last month, the City of Spokane Valley...

Spokane Transit Authority, Greenstone team up on pilot project

Liberty Lake-based real estate development company Greenstone Corp. has announced a new partnership ...

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Stantec awarded contract to assess state rest areas

The Spokane office of Stantec Inc., an international design firm with headquarters in Edmonton...

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New text service aims to keep defendants out of jail

A newly implemented text-messaging service designed to remind defendants of upcoming court dates has...

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Otis Hotel project’s asbestos, lead woes to be resolved soon

Following months of delays, the Otis Hotel redevelopment project has been cleared of lead contamination concerns by the Washington state Department of Ecology, says Portland, Ore.-based developer Curtis Rystadt. Additionally, the Washington state...

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2018 Rising Stars: Emily Arneson

Last year, employment and public records attorney Emily Arneson knew she needed a new line of work even though she enjoyed what she was doing for a Spokane law firm. “I really hated having to bill people for the work I was doing,” Arneson says. “I ...

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City’s water-saving incentive generates interest

Marlene Feist, City of Spokane director of strategic development for public works and utilities, says a program intended to help Spokane residents conserve water through landscaping is seeing some success. The SpokaneScape program incentivizes the use ...

$5.1 million display hangar planned at Felts Field

Construction has begun on a new $5.1 million hangar at Felts Field airport. Todd Woodard, spokesman for Spokane Airports, says the building will be leased to the Historic Flight Foundation, which is based at Paine Field in Everett, Wash., for use as a...

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Flirting with fiber in Spokane

Members of a city-appointed working group charged with exploring options for a fiber optic network in Spokane say they’ve narrowed their focus to two possibilities: a public-private partnership or a private company. The concept is not without its...

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