Spokane Journal of Business

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Spokane Public Schools to wrap up conceptual plans for two middle schools

Spokane Public Schools is finalizing the schematic designs for the new Carla Peperzak Middle School project and the Sacajawea Middle School replacement project....

Why Realtors, others pulled out of city’s housing plan

In the Housing Action Plan the Spokane City Council is expected to consider on July 26, you’ll see the names of the Housing Plan Working Group, individuals and organizations included to provide guidance on existing housing challenges, provide input ...

105 apartment units planned in two projects

RYN Built Homes LLC, of Spokane Valley, has started construction on an apartment complex that will have 72 total units with an estimated construction value of $7.5 million, according to city of Spokane Valley documents....

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Examining a surge in death investigations

The number of cases the Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office oversees has surged in recent years, and further increases are projected in the second half of this years, says chief medical examiner Dr. Veena Singh....

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Inland Imaging kicks off new liver cancer study

Inland Imaging LLC has enrolled the first patient in a new liver cancer treatment trial. Using what’s known as Y-90 radiation therapy, the treatment uses microscopic beads filled with yttrium-90 isotope “designed to be delivered directly into tumors ...

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Spokane neurosurgeon team gets hand from robotic arm

Now in possession of a $1.5 million robotic arm, a team of eight Inland Northwest neurosurgeons has a tool to improve the accuracy of spinal surgeries while helping to aid patient recovery. By industry standards, says neurosurgeon Dr. Nathaniel Whitney, ...

Telehealth acceptance has grown during pandemic

COVID-19 has transformed the landscape of health care delivery. It has resulted in rapid growth of telehealth, especially in primary care. Prior to the pandemic, less than 15% of Americans had experience with telehealth. ...

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Inland Northwest banks, credit unions keep branching out

Last month, Richland, Washington-based Gesa Credit Union opened a new branch in Spokane Valley located at 13506 E. 32nd. Meanwhile, Numerica Credit Union of Spokane Valley is about two months into a complete overhaul of a branch located at 303 E. Lyons ...

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Exio business brokerage eyes Spokane businesses for next big boom

Baby boomers looking to sell their businesses have created a hot market for those looking to acquire companies, and a Coeur d’Alene-based brokerage claims it’s positioned well to handle that heat....

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Creating opportunities for female credit union CEOs

In February, Spokane Media Federal Credit Union President and CEO Debie Keesee became one of 13 founders of a group that provides support for female leaders of small-asset credit unions....

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