Spokane Journal of Business

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MultiCare hopes to streamline operations with pharmacy

MultiCare Health System has added its own pharmacy at its clinic east of downtown Spokane in a move that it says will streamline medication services for patients. The MultiCare Rockwood Pharmacy opened Nov. 1 at 400 E. Fifth, in the same building as the...

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Pelvic health gains traction with wider population

Physical therapy providers specializing in pelvic health issues have seen growth in patients seeking their help. While pelvic health traditionally has been viewed as a women’s health issue, providers assert that pelvic health impacts men and children...

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Boomers best younger generations in battle for houses much of the time

Competition for housing is erupting between the baby boomer and millennial generations, and the older generation tends to have the upper hand, experts here say. ...

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Washington state’s condo law changes could ease restrictions

New Washington state legislation has been signed into law with the goal to reduce barriers to condominium construction and development. However, some supporters of the measure say the changes aren’t enough to stimulate condominium development ...

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First Shopko remodel starts on Spokane’s North Side

Two commercial renovation projects are planned for the Northpointe Plaza retail development, northeast of the Division Street “Y.” The former Shopko building at 9520 N. Newport Highway will be reconfigured into three separate commercial spaces for ...

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Brumback family realizes high-rising aspirations

Donald G. Brumback, who goes by Gib, remembers when his son Nicholas Brumback was 10 years old and would ask, “Dad! Why don’t you build a skyscraper?” Gib says he would respond, “Son, that’s just not where we’re at,” referring to the lack ...

Ace Hardware store to be constructed in Liberty Lake

An Ace Hardware will be developed on a 2-acre vacant lot at 1425 N. Liberty Lake Road, in Liberty Lake, permit applications show. Preliminary site plans filed with the city of Liberty Lake show a 15,000-square-foot retail building with a garden center ...

Permits issued for three Spokane Valley projects worth $14 million

Three commercial projects valued at a total of $14 million have been issued building permits recently by the city of Spokane Valley. Triad Machinery is constructing a new facility for sales, rental, and services of heavy equipment at 19201 E. Garland...

Grants to help Spokane design more diverse housing

A 2020 report tagged Washington state with one of the 10 worst housing shortages in the nation, underbuilding by over a quarter of a million homes over the prior 15 years. Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies documented the ...

Work starts on Elevate Academy in Post Falls

Work has begun on Elevate Academy North, a planned, new charter school in Post Falls that will specialize in teaching technical skills to middle and high school students, in grades six through 12. The city recently issued a building permit for construct...

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