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Sportsplex plans are under review

The $40 million Sportsplex planned near downtown is currently in the design-review and budget planning stage under the purview of the Spokane Public Facility District’s board of directors...

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Spokane County Medical Examiner's Office set to move late this year

Spokane County has begun the permitting process for the planned $10 million renovation of a former carpet and wholesale flooring store at 102 S. Spokane, on the edge of the University District...

Two North Spokane Corridor projects to wrap up soon

Washington state Department of Transportation is working to wrap up two projects this spring relating to the North Spokane Corridor, and plans to start another this summer, says design project engineer Bob Hilmes....

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Spokane County Assessor’s Office whittles backlog

A big surge in new construction last year left the Spokane County Assessor’s Office feeling alarmingly under water in its efforts to process a huge backlog of projects so they could be added to the county’s property tax rolls. ...

Air Force makes app for airmen

The Air Force Materiel Command has launched a new mobile application called U.S. Air Force Connect. Although the USAF Connect app has been available to active duty Air Force personnel since last August...

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Making a case for Boeing in Spokane

Chicago-based Boeing Co. is signaling it likely will delay announcing until next year its much anticipated new aircraft line referred to as the new middle-market airplane, or more informally the 797, says Larry Krauter, Spokane International Airport CEO. ...

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West Plains schools, communities grapple with big influx

West Plains school districts and municipal governments are trying to prepare for incoming developments that are expected to bring significant employment and population growth. Toby Broemmeling, executive director...

Pullman hospital plans $29 million bond measure

Pullman Regional Hospital’s board of commissioners has approved a resolution to put a $29 million bond measure on the ballot for a special election in Pullman on April 23. The measure will ask Pullman residents to vote to approve funding through ...

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Sexual harassment ruling expands employer liability in Washington state

Employers can be held strictly liable for acts of discrimination by their employees in any business or nonprofit open to the public following a recent Washington State Supreme Court decision in a sexual harassment case...

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Spokane County plans new $10 million Medical Examiner project

Spokane County is planning a $10 million remodel to a commercial building near the south edge of the University District, where it intends to move the Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office....

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