Spokane Journal of Business

Special Report

Spokane Guilds’ School agrees to buy former St. Joseph property

The Spokane Guilds’ School & Neuromuscular Center says it’s in the midst of finalizing its purchase of the former St. Joseph Center property, at 1016 N. Superior, just east of Gonzaga University. Dick Boysen, the school’s longtime executive direct...

Luncheon raises $120K for Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital

The 12th annual Kids at Heart lunch, held Feb. 28, raised more than $120,000, after expenses, to exp...


Spokane Gives effort expands in scope, influence

The Spokane Gives campaign has expanded in scope during its first three years. Entering its fourth...


Fulcrum Financial Group driven by clients’ goals

Sarah Carlson, a certified financial planner based in Spokane, says she’s highly motivated to prov...


Financial discipline serves Union Gospel Mission

In Spokane, the homeless population is served by several charities, including Union Gospel Mission, started in 1951. How does a 66-year-old charity survive? The answer lies in multiple revenue streams, a tightly managed foundation, a strong marketing ef...


Group Health moves into future under Kaiser name

Changes are once again coming for Seattle-based health carrier Group Health Cooperative, following its acquisition by Oakland-based health insurer Kaiser Permanente, which was completed in early February. While officials here say the acquisition won’t ...


Two big behavioral health projects get rolling in Spokane

Behavioral health providers have started work on two new facilities that, when up and running, are expected to expand psychiatric services here dramatically. Providence Health & Services has started clearing a site on the lower South Hill for a $34 milli...


Virtual care options expand in Spokane as demand grows

While resting in her Cheney home, Robin Allen turned to her smartphone for a face-to-face video chat with a nurse practitioner to discuss a recent infection. Within a 10-minute virtual exam, Allen received a diagnosis of pink eye. She didn’t feel well ...


More construction anticipated on WSU Spokane campus

Washington State University Spokane will be humming with new activity this year, both in construction and in medical education, on its health sciences-focused campus in the University District east of downtown. On the construction side, Garco Constructio...

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