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Multimillion-dollar Black Tank cleanup moves ahead

A BNSF Railway Co.-owned site in the Hillyard area known to have oil contaminants deep in the soil is undergoing a multimillion-dollar cleanup operation to protect drinking water, without slowing down the North Spokane Corridor freeway project. ...

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Women shape tribal enterprises in the INW

Women in leadership roles in two Spokane-area Native American economic development organizations say their tribes are recognizing the benefit of diverse voices, and they anticipate more women will be filling executive positions soon. ...

Duplex, townhome activity could rise amid infill push in Spokane

Spokane County is experiencing a slight increase in construction of duplexes and townhouses, a trend that some local experts say is likely to continue as the city of Spokane looks to boost infill development and smaller investors seek to develop ...

STA plans park-and-ride facility on Moran Prairie

The Spokane Transit Authority plans to construct a new 100-stall park-and-ride facility to offer extended services to riders on Spokane’s South Hill. ...

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Opportunity awaits in Spokane’s Opportunity Zones

A year after 11 Spokane-area neighborhoods were designated as Opportunity Zones, at least one advocate says Spokane is starting to see some investment activity. ...

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Growing volunteerism with Spokane Gives

The Spokane Gives initiative, a program that Mayor David Condon says started as a friendly challenge to become a more compassionate city, continues to grow as it nears its fifth year of operations as a city-wide effort to improve volunteerism...

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$122 million dedicated to public projects in Spokane County

The recently passed state capital budget includes about $122 million for 65 projects in Spokane County that will get underway in the next two years. ...

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AIA promotes architects as advocates

When most of us think of architects, we probably think of building designers and creative types, rather than leaders in promoting beneficial social and environmental change. ...

Hope House garners $13 million for downtown project

The Washington State Housing Finance Commission has approved $237 million for construction or preservation of nearly 1,000 affordable apartments throughout the state, including $13 million in tax-credit equity for the 60 units to be built at the planned ...

Lime scooters, bikes to return to Spokane May 13

After a successful pilot study downtown, Lime bikes and scooters soon will return to the streets of Spokane. The distinctive green pedal-assist bikes and electric scooters will be available throughout much of the city starting Monday, May 13...

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