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Engineering Idaho: David Evans & Associates consults on major traffic changes

Established in Portland, Oregon in 1976, the transportation civil engineering consulting company David Evans & Associates Inc. has secured a solid presence in the Inland Northwest....


Spokane architect Bob Wills reflects on his 50-year career

Bob Wills is retiring after 30 years alongside firm co-founder Gary Bernardo at the helm of ...


Moses Lake school design promotes project-based learning

Moses Lake, like many central Washington cities, has been growing for decades. The region has ...


Johnston Engineering builds on strong 2020

Johnston Engineering PLLC saw its strongest year-over-year growth last year and is on track to...


‘Pringles’ church roof dubbed feat of engineering

Although Spokane doesn’t have the most recognizable skyline, assistant professor of civil ...


Food shortages test Inland Northwest restaurants

Most mornings, Paul D’Orazi opens emails to find out which foods will be in short supply that day. The “low inventory warning” he received at Incrediburger & Eggs on a recent, late June morning from distributor US Foods contained shredded ...


Small farms work to stave off droughts, fires

Tucked away on a small 50-acre property in Valleyford, about 12 miles southeast of downtown Spokane, CasaCano Farms owners Madyson Versteeg and Jorge Cano have been hard at work reducing fire and drought risks. ...


Spokane manufacturers expect long lead times into 2022

Some manufacturers here say that demand for their products remains high, but they expect to experience ripple effects of the COVID-19 pandemic into 2022....


Sticker Shock: Steep construction costs likely to persist this year

Contractors here have seen staggering material cost increases over the past year as surging demand and supply chain bottlenecks have pushed prices to record heights, and many predict those issues won’t end this year....


Health care industry starts to rebound from COVID-19

Despite being caught directly in the crosshairs of a global pandemic, local health care officials report the industry is on the financial mend a little more than a year beyond the arrival of COVID-19....

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