Spokane Journal of Business

Special Report

Apple, wheat sales strong despite change, challenge

An emerging trend fueled by the nation’s consumers has apple growers in Washington state producing nontraditional varieties of apples at an unprecedented rate, says Todd Fryover, president of the Wenatchee, Wash.-based Washington Apple Commission. “I...

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Inland Imaging’s sharper image

Inland Imaging LLC, of Spokane, has begun using new dual scanning technology called a SPECT-CT scan, which radiologists here say enables them to diagnose and treat patients with certain conditions more accurately. Inland’s nuclear medicine manager Davi...

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Providence cardiac program accredited for treatment of congenital heart disease

The Providence Adult & Teen Congenital Heart Program, at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital, is among the first heart programs in the U.S. to receive accreditation from Adult Congenital Heart Association. The program here is o...

HSSA grants $380,000 for access to health care

The Health Sciences & Services Authority of Spokane County announced it will grant $380,000 next year to five community recipients of its annual Access to Care grant competition. The organizations that were selected provide health services and increased ...

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DSHS rolls out two new caregiver support services

The Washington state Department of Social and Health Services has rolled out new services for unpaid caregivers. Bea Rector, Olympia-based director of the home and community services division within the Aging and Long Term Support Administration of DSHS...

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Free to ride: Care Cars program delivers mobility

Jennifer Perkins was overwhelmed. Her husband, David, had suffered a stroke and been diagnosed with dementia. Countless doctor appointments and medical tests stretched out before them, but Perkins had her own health issues, and she didn’t drive. “I ...

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$6 million medical building going up in Riverstone

NID LLC, an affiliate of North Idaho Dermatology PA, is building a $6 million, four-story structure at 2199 N. Merritt Creek Loop in Coeur d’Alene. The three-story, 27,400-square-foot building will be situated above a 9,400-square-foot parking level sa...

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Special delivery in construction

The construction team that’s building a $34 million psychiatric hospital on the lower South Hill is using a collaborative method called integrated project delivery that the contractor involved says is expected to result in substantial savings in time, l...

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Public plaza envisioned in downtown Spokane

A public plaza will be built along Spokane Falls Boulevard in downtown Spokane, on a site where a 2.2-million gallon combined sewer overflow tank is being installed. The plaza’s design team, which includes Los Angeles-based AECOM, Spokane-based Garco Co...

Mead school district seeks bids on $14 million school project

The Mead School District has sent out a request for bids for more than $14 million worth of additions and modernizations at 34-year-old Shiloh Hills Elementary School, at 505 E. Stonewall, in the Nevada Lidgerwood neighborhood on Spokane’s North Side. ...

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