Spokane Journal of Business

Special Report

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Tax change impact on Spokane nonprofits still unclear

A panic spread through nonprofits in the Inland Northwest and elsewhere last year after federal tax changes were enacted. The concern: charitable giving would decrease and hamper the organizations’ budgets. ...

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Partners with Families & Children sees steady growth

During the past five years, Spokane-based nonprofit Partners with Families & Children has more than tripled its budget and more than doubled its staff, CEO Carol Plischke says. ...

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Tax season presents steeper learning curve

This tax season, the first since the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act went into effect, is raising the learning curve for both taxpayers and tax preparers, Spokane accountants say. ...

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Dawn of a new era at Morning Star Boys’ Ranch

Spokane-based nonprofit Morning Star Boys’ Ranch is in the midst of a capital campaign to renovate its facilities and expand its services to the community. Julie Morin, Morning Star’s director of development, says the organization is planning ...

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WSU starts developing medical residency program

Having received initial accreditation for its graduate medical education program, Washington State University’s Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine is moving quickly to establish its own residency programs. In December, WSU hired Dr. Jonathan ...

Incyte Diagnostics hires Patty Sipes as new CEO

Spokane Valley-based Incyte Diagnostics, an anatomic pathology services provider, has hired Patty Sipes, to serve as its new CEO starting tomorrow, March 1. Originally from New York, Sipes moved to the area in 2012 to pursue a job with Spokane-based ...

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 ...

Health providers to start Bloomsday training

Providence Health Care and Kaiser Permanente are preparing to host their 42nd annual Bloomsday training clinics, starting next month. The Lilac Bloomsday Run, also known as Bloomsday, is an annual timed road race that has been held in Spokane ...

Pediatrics clinic moves to larger space in Spokane Valley

Arrayed with fun adornments, such as a bookshelf in the shape of a canoe, oars on the wall, and plenty of bruin-themed decor, the Bear Creek Pediatrics LLC clinic takes what could be a sterile space and transforms it into a welcoming, fun...

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Demand for geriatric care management booms in Spokane

When older adults reach the point where they’re unable to care for themselves, that responsibility usually falls to their family and loved ones. Unfortunately, most seniors struggle with chronic health conditions, require frequent doctor visits...

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