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Establishing an eco district in Spokane

Several public agencies are working together to establish a sustainable industrial park on the West Plains, pioneering here a concept that goes by many names elsewhere, including industrial symbiosis, business ecosystem, or ecodistrict. ...

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Solar Roadways hopes to light pathway to production

Sandpoint, Idaho-based Solar Roadways Inc. is one step closer to its vision of creating ...

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Multimillion-dollar Black Tank cleanup moves ahead

A BNSF Railway Co.-owned site in the Hillyard area known to have oil contaminants...

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Growing number of leadership groups help women support one another

Several women’s leadership and business networking groups have sprung up in the Spokane area ...

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Emerging groups aim to inspire women to break barriers in STEM fields

Two Spokane-area women are working to teach young women about the value of empowering themselves ...

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Women shape tribal enterprises in the INW

Women in leadership roles in two Spokane-area Native American economic development organizations say their tribes are recognizing the benefit of diverse voices, and they anticipate more women will be filling executive positions soon. ...

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Interest in Gonzaga’s Women Lead initiative grows

The women came from as far away as Virginia and from as close as Spokane’s South Hill. They gathered for one purpose – to learn how to identify personal behaviors that hold them back from advancing in the workplace. ...

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Growing volunteerism with Spokane Gives

The Spokane Gives initiative, a program that Mayor David Condon says started as a friendly challenge to become a more compassionate city, continues to grow as it nears its fifth year of operations as a city-wide effort to improve volunteerism...

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Spokane Guilds’ School rebrands with Joya name

Clunky, outdated, and misleading are three words capital campaign manager Teresa Conway uses to describe the Spokane Guilds’ School & Neuromuscular Center name, on top of being a mouthful, which recently led the nonprofit to rebrand...

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Hutton Settlement sustains founder’s mission

When Idaho mining mogul Levi Hutton established the Hutton Settlement in Spokane Valley 100 years ago, he set up a business model that he hoped would sustain the home for orphaned children for at least 250 years. ...

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