Spokane Journal of Business

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Youth refugee relocation program in Spokane sees gains

Lutheran Community Services Northwest’s Unaccompanied Refugee Minor program, which helps to resettle refugee youth who have been separated from parents or guardians, has grown again recently. Refugee foster parent recruiter Lisa Johnson says since Oct...


Entrepreneurial spirit runs in bagel brothers’ family

On the surface Einstein Bros. Bagels may appear to be just another franchise, but for the Schmidt brothers, Matthew and Mark, it’s always been a family-run business. “Our family is definitely very involved in the business,” says Matthew. “They h...


Rising doctors: Inspired to instruct

By his own admission, Dr. Darryl Potyk, the chief of medical education for the University of Washington School of Medicine-Gonzaga University Regional Health Partnership, tends to approach situations—and people—in cautious fashion. So upon first meet...

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