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Snacktivist Foods: Health food’s sweet spot

Snacktivist Foods: Health food’s sweet spot

Joni Kindwall-Moore and her children have issues with certain foods.Eggs give her hives, and wheat…

Providence makes app for expecting, new mothers

Providence makes app for expecting, new mothers

Spokane-based Providence Health Care has unveiled a smartphone application to assist expectant and n…

Neighborhood commercial buildings to be revived

Neighborhood commercial buildings to be revived

Kelly Chadwick, owner of Spokane-based Spirit Pruners, says he’s eager to begin the process of wor…

Avista starts construction of $22 million facility in Spokane Valley

Avista starts construction of $22 million facility in Spokane Valley

Avista Corp. plans to break ground this week on a new $22 million building that will replace its 61-…

A bump in bariatric surgeries

A bump in bariatric surgeries

Nearly six years ago, Melani Schorr, a 44-year-old radiology information systems administrator at Deaconess Hospital, in Spokane, had gastric bypass surgery, a decision she says has changed her life.“I’d been overweight my whole life—diets, exerci…

Construction training school expands on West Plains

Construction training school expands on West Plains

Due to strong enrollment growth in its apprenticeship training programs, the Construction Industry Training Council is renovating and expanding its Eastern Washington training center for the second time in as many years. The Bellevue, Wash.-based vocati…

Deer Park breast cancer survivor spotlighted in national campaign

Deer Park breast cancer survivor spotlighted in national campaign

Jackie Kaps believes in running from problems. Well, at least when the problem is breast cancer.“I work, and I train, because if I stop, then cancer wins,” says the 55-year-old Deer Park woman who has been cancer free for three years.For her effor…

ESD 101 prepares to build new conference center on South Hill

ESD 101 prepares to build new conference center on South Hill

Spokane-based NorthEast Washington Educational Service District 101, or ESD 101, plans to build a single-story, 7,900-square-foot conference center connected to its existing facility at 4202 S. Regal on the South Hill.The project’s estimated cost is $…