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TEDx organizers in Spokane hope to keep event interactive

Organizers of the TEDx Spokane annual fall conference for discussing promising new ideas in science and culture are bracing for potential adjustments in how they will schedule the event and raise funds for it. ...

COVID-19 calls for rethinking workplace learning

Successful organizations understand the importance of investing in training and learning opportunities. However, in a matter of weeks, the learning landscape has changed dramatically....

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Senior safety in Spokane

Keith Fauerso, executive director of the Cheney Care Community senior living home, says quarantine measures implemented due the coronavirus pandemic only have furthered the isolation experienced among those who are the most susceptible to the virus....

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North Idaho looks to accommodate influx of retirees

Kootenai County has experienced an influx of retirees moving into the region over the last decade, and builders have struggled to keep up with the demand for housing, some observers say. ...

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Market volatility presents opportunity for investors

Retirees and those planning to retire soon may have been shaken by the volatile behavior of the U.S. stock market in recent weeks, but experts here say it’s not time to panic. ...

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2020 Icons: Larry Brown

Spokane restaurateur Larry Brown, 75, got his entrepreneurial start early in life. At age 12, his mother said to him, “You’re old enough to start paying your own way.”...

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2020 Icons: Phil Kuharski

Phil Kuharski, the former Fidelity Mutual Savings Bank executive long known as the leading economic authority on the Spokane real estate market, says he’s been working with numbers since he was 6 years old....

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2020 Icons: Pam Senske

Though founded by a man in the predominantly male world of manufacturing, West Plains packaging equipment manufacturer Pearson Packaging Systems has a long history of being run by women. And arguably, none played a more influential role than Pam Senske...

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2020 Icons: John Stone

Now on his third attempt at retirement, longtime real estate developer John Stone says he has no intention of slowing down. “He’s just one of those who will always need something to do,” says Nikole Cummings, of Riverstone Holdings LLC....

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2020 Icons: Tom Tiffany

People who know Tom Tiffany describe him as a science enthusiast with a knack for strategizing, traits that served him well in his career in the medical laboratory industry. “I was always enamored with the sciences,” he says....

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