Spokane Journal of Business

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Northwest Specialty Hospital adopts new robotic technology

Northwest Specialty Hospital, in Post Falls, is changing the way many of its patients’ spinal surgeries are conducted through the use of a surgical robot navigation platform, says spinal surgeon Dr. Roland Kent. ...

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Zombie Attack: Group looks to reduce number of abandoned ‘zombie’ homes

A loose group of Spokane professionals has begun working to relieve some of the pressure the area’s housing market is under by bringing “zombie homes” back to life. ...

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Selkirk envisions $80 million Papillon Towers on North Bank

Spokane-based development company Selkirk Development LLC has set its sights on a new, two-tower project that founder and CEO Sheldon Jackson hopes will set a new standard for development in Spokane. ...

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Fruits of labor at Pacific Fruit building

Workers are putting the finishing touches on the newly renovated office space in the Pacific Fruit & Produce building at 102 E. Main that will house Spokane-based financial company JMK & Associates. ...

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New arts building rises at St. George’s School

Saint George’s School is constructing a new arts building on its campus at 2929 W. Waikiki, just north of Spokane. The building, which is valued at about $428,000, will be used by students in grades kindergarten through eighth and will have a music...

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Financing restrictions eased for condo buyers

Recent changes to the Federal Housing Administration’s condominium financing guidelines will make buying a condominium cheaper and such homeownership more accessible, says Darin Watkins, governmental affairs director for the Spokane Association ...

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Financial institutions, customers endure trade disputes

As trade disputes between the U.S. and some foreign nations persist, a couple of financial institutions here say they and their customers are weathering the storm. ...

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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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