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Mental health insurance coverage to broaden soon

Starting Jan. 1, behavioral health services traditionally covered through Medicaid also will be covered by some of the same managed care organizations that currently cover physical health services, says Jeff Thomas, CEO of Frontier Behavioral Health. ...

Washington state denies HydroOne's acquisition of Avista

Washington state regulators denied the proposed acquisition of Avista Corp. by Canada-based Hydro On...

City of Spokane approves three land-use change requests

The Spokane City Council has approved three requests for land-use designation changes and postponed ...

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U.S. Pavilion at Riverfront Park concept

This conceptual drawing shows what a walkway within the U.S. Pavilion at Riverfront Park could look ...

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SBA lending in Spokane District reaches $226.7 million

Total lending backed by the U.S. Small Business Administration in the Inland Northwest ...

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Washington L&I mulls overtime, salary rule changes

The Washington state Department of Labor & Industries is starting to look into updating wage requirements for salaried employees....

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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 has received more than a dozen reports through the app, says Elisha Heath, executive assistant to the city manager....

Spokane Transit Authority, Greenstone team up on pilot project

Liberty Lake-based real estate development company Greenstone Corp. has announced a new partnership with Spokane Transit Authority that will enable residents, business owners, and employees in the Kendall Yards neighborhood access to free transit....

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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, Alberta, is one of three others that will be working on a recently awarded $575,000 contract to lead a statewide evaluation of 33 rest areas...

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