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Refocusing on The Black Lens

Before Sandy Williams’ tragic death in a plane crash last September, the social activist, entrepreneur, filmmaker, and executive director of the Carl Maxey Center planned to relaunch The Black Lens newspaper this February....

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DEI Best Practices: Principles belong in all business operations

Businesses and nonprofits that implement diversity, equity, and inclusion practices should take step...

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The Learning Project Network delivers maternal health awareness

Stephaine Courtney founded The Learning Project in 2015 to provide affordable in-person and online ...

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Planning for more planners: Whitworth to launch financial planning master’s program

Wealth managers are recruiting new financial advisers here and across the country to maintain ...

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More older workers expected to delay retirement, INW observers say

The number of people who have decided to delay retirement in the past few years has risen and is ...

Women maintain 401(k)s as inflation concerns mount

In general, Spokane-area women participating in 401(k) retirement plans are either maintaining or increasing their contributions to the plans, although inflation is a major concern for many, some financial and wealth advisers here say....

Income-to-asset ratio can guide retirement timing

Whether you’re already retired or it’s moving closer to reality for you, there are some things you should consider when managing your investments. Up until retirement, you simply accumulate assets. You get paid and a portion goes to your retirement...

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Cybersecurity becomes boutique industry cluster in Spokane

The Inland Northwest has become a minor hub for cybersecurity and is poised for further growth and recognition in the field as regional universities create programs for future cybersecurity workers, some experts in the field here say. ...

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Standardized test scores decline, but so does colleges’ emphasis

Although average standardized test scores for the high school class of 2022 declined nationwide, some university representatives here say those test results mean little for admissions teams, as many Washington state schools are dropping requirements for ...

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Homebuilders job-training initiative gets big funding boost

The Spokane Home Builders Association recently received a big boost for its Frame Your Future initiative, when Spokane County commissioners awarded Frame Your Future $1 million in federal American Rescue Plan funds to enhance its job-training programs. ...

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