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Economic volatility influences donor behaviors

In a year fraught with economic turmoil stemming from a pandemic, Inland Northwest nonprofits say they've seen donor behaviors change in response to both their own economic uncertainty and the uncertainty nonprofits are experiencing....


Mainstream Electric starts new nonprofit venture

Some businesses might struggle with an encore after earning mention in publications like the...


YWCA Spokane launches One Mission campaign

YWCA Spokane launched its One Mission Campaign in September with the goal of raising $275,000...


Reimagining community investment in the INW

There is a tsunami coming. Before we cause needless alarm, this is not yet another unexpected emerge...


A surgical approach to medical school design

A behind-the-scenes look at the mechanical and engineering systems of the planned new ...


Contract Design Associates to exceed projections

Though a good majority of customers for the office furniture supply company Contract Design Associates are uncertain about the status of future workplaces, what is for sure is that many are still buying from the retailer....


Interior Gardens’ new owners bring life to commercial spaces

Kevin King had experience in owning a business. Jennifer King had gardened extensively. But the husband-wife team says scaling up their talents to the commercial level has been a rewarding challenge since acquiring Interior Gardens LLC....


Paine Hamblen accelerates major office remodel

Spokane-based law firm Paine Hamblen LLP has started a two-phase renovation project at its offices in the Washington Trust Bank building downtown, that firm representatives say will allow for more collaboration. The remodel has been several years in the ...


Is the force majeure with you?

A portion of contract law is moving into the commercial law spotlight as businesses come to terms with being unable to carry out their contracts fully because of the COVID-19 pandemic or related government-imposed restrictions. A force majeure clause is ...


Elizabeth Kelley dedicates career to defending those with developmental disabilities

Elizabeth Kelley hails from a family of attorneys. But even with a law degree herself, she had no aspirations of practicing after earning her juris doctorate, and she certainly never imagined she’d end up being a criminal defense attorney representing ...

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