Spokane Journal of Business

Special Report

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Credit union growth shown to outpace banks

Founded in 1934, it took Spokane Teachers Credit Union until 2008 to secure $1 billion in assets under management. By 2014, STCU topped $2 billion in assets. Then, earlier this year, the Liberty Lake-based credit union topped the $3 ...

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Mobile medicine looks to cover health care gaps

Two separate health care partnerships here — one involving MultiCare Health System and the other involving Washington State University — have created relationships with mobile health care services to provide treatment for different patient populations...

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Spokane startup Appiture develops new autism screening tool

Spokane startup Appiture is exploring new handheld technology for a fast and noninvasive way to screen for autism spectrum disorder in children. The idea was born from research by Georgina Lynch, an associate professor in the Department of Speech ...

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Spokane Gastroenterology partners in clinical research

Two Spokane-area medical experts have partnered with a clinical research outfit in search of volunteers interested in contributing to medical advancements in gastroenterology. ...

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Cancer Can’t eases burden of treating disease

As Spokane private mortgage banker Jonathan Van Keulen underwent treatment for osteosarcoma, a form of bone cancer, he saw the financial burdens several cancer patients struggle beneath. ...

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Touchmark cultivates young labor pool with new executive training program

The retirement community Touchmark on South Hill has an employee roll of nearly 300 people, but there is one position unlike any other. ...

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Orchard Crest begins memory care expansion

Orchard Crest Retirement Community has started its next big expansion, a $17.5 million memory care facility located on its property at 222 N. Evergreen Road, in Spokane Valley. ...

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Proptech makes its mark in Spokane

Innovations fueled by cloud computing and new technologies collectively known as proptech are disrupting every facet of the real estate industry, and while Spokane lags behind larger markets like Seattle and New York in terms of investment...

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Wm. Winkler Co. cements century as family business

In its 100th year of operating in the concrete construction business, Newman Lake-based Wm. Winkler Co. may be the epitome of the family business. Yes, Brian Winkler is the president of the company his grandfather started in 1919. ...

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Spokane Falls Community College envisions new art building

Spokane Falls Community College is planning a new, $40 million arts building on its Fort George Wright Drive campus. The 57,000-square-foot building will accommodate the college’s visual and fine arts programs, including photography, ceramics, sculptur...

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