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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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Lydig, Integrus awarded Sportsplex project

The Spokane Public Facility District’s board of directors has approved the design-build team of...

Excelsior receives $2 million state health facilities grant

Spokane nonprofit Excelsior Youth Center has been awarded a $2 million Behavioral Health Facilities ...

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Landmarks commission receives national recognition

The Spokane Historic Landmarks Commission has received a national award for its work on an inventory...

Transit center in works at Riverstone in Cd'A

A new transit center is planned for the Riverstone area of Coeur d’Alene. Kootenai County Public...

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Spokane International Airport begins $24.1 million in projects

Spokane International Airport representatives say this month marks the start of four construction projects, including routine runway and taxiway maintenance, two new parking lot expansions, and tenant improvements with a total cost of nearly $24.1 million...

New statute affects condo, homeowners associations

On July 1, major changes to Washington state law governing homeowners and condominium owners associations took effect. Representing approximately 12 years of effort by lawyers, developers, builders, and real estate professionals, those changes affect all...

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Changes in Cheney: A downtown revitalization effort

A group of businesspeople in Cheney are sowing early seeds of a plan to re-energize the farm-and-college town’s downtown. It’s an effort that some involved say could have a blossoming effect for the entire city of 11,900 people that’s a 20-minute ...

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WSDOT, STA adapt transportation projects for Project Rose

Plans for a presumed Amazon.com Inc. distribution center on the West Plains, currently known as Project Rose Fulfillment Center, are impacting scheduled transportation projects in the works by both the Washington state Department of Transportation and Spo...

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Vets on the Farm expands beyond Spokane County

Since the Spokane Conservation District founded the Vets on the Farm program in Spokane County in 2015, the program has expanded into six other counties in Washington and worked with roughly 200 veterans in some capacity. The program also recently partn...

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