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Putting the tech in architecture

The flood of technology over the past 10 years has changed the day-to-day operations of Inland Northwest architecture firms, and up-and-coming technology advances have the potential to change the industry even more, experts say. ...

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EWU looks to fix ‘leaky’ STEM pipeline with 100 Women Strong

The national average for women undergraduate students majoring in engineering and computer science ...

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Innovia launches initiative to keep more wealth in Inland Northwest

Recognizing the chance to seize on an “unprecedented opportunity,” leadership ...

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Global Neighborhood Thrift moves, doubles retail space

Spokane nonprofit Global Neighborhood Thrift started eight years ago with just two employees ...

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Post Falls nonprofit Newby-Ginnings serves veterans in need

Newby-Ginnings of North Idaho founder Theresa Hart is following a path she says is guided ...

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Returning independence to the visually impaired

For nearly 50 years, Spokane-based Lilac Services for the Blind has offered training, tools, and support for blind or visually impaired Eastern Washington residents. ...

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Spokane bar association garners increase in interest

When Julie Griffith was hired as executive director to head the Spokane County Bar Association, one of her immediate tasks was to grow membership. The organization’s investment in Griffith is paying dividends quite nicely. ...

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Still-young Piskel Yahne Kovarik law firm grows up, gets larger

They’re not 30-somethings anymore, but the principals of Spokane law firm Piskel Yahne Kovarik PLLC say their approach has remained largely the same as it was seven years ago when they started the firm--and it’s paid off. ...

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Rainier Patents takes patient approach

Paul Mitchell, patent attorney at Spokane-based Rainier Patents PS, has intentionally maintained a gradual rate of company growth that he contends lends itself to better client interactions - and eliminates the need for formal staff meetings. It’s a m...

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2019 Rising Stars: Sinead Voorhees

Sinead Voorhees, director of Whitworth University’s graduate studies in business program, characterizes herself as an underdog and a workhorse. Voorhees, age 34, was born and raised in Ireland, where her family often struggled to make ends meet. ...

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