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Spokane Solid Waste asks public for help in battery disposal

Garbage from across Spokane arrives in one truck after another at the city of Spokane’s Solid Waste Disposal center on the west edge of town at 2900 S. Geiger Blvd. During the summer months, up to 800 tons of trash a day is delivered ...

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Rohinni’s bright future: Products featuring company’s LED tech to hit market

A laptop featuring Rohinni technology could be waiting under the tree this Christmas. That’s what Matthew Gerber, CEO of Coeur d’Alene-based tech engineering company Rohinni LLC, says the company’s new joint venture Luumii hopes to accomplish...

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Spokane-area printers adapt to changing times with new presses

As demand increases for digital communication and advertising as well as online printing services, two companies here say there’s still a need for commercially printed materials as well. ...

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Production Academy celebrates class graduation

The Production & Manufacturing Academy graduated its inaugural class of 20 high school students this month. The academy, which started in July, is an intensive training program for students across Spokane and Kootenai counties to gain first-hand ...

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Nonprofit thrift store revenues rise

Spokane-area thrift stores associated with nonprofit organizations say donations are increasing and sales are up, meaning more funding is going to the organizations and causes those stores benefit. ...

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Vitalant looks to expand donor outreach program

Faced with an increasingly depleted donor pool and a critical need for blood, Vitalant, formerly the Inland Northwest Blood Center, is considering an update to its donor outreach technology in hopes of drawing in younger donors. ...

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Charity Founder fosters community of kindness

Kindness for a Cause is a newly formed Spokane-based charity that seeks to cultivate kindness in the community by providing birthday and holiday events and donations for underprivileged children. ...

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McKinstry to double size of operations in Spokane

Seattle-based McKinstry Co. LLC, a construction and energy-efficiency contractor, is expanding here and expects to double activity at its Spokane-area operations by 2025, says Dale Silha, the Spokane-based regional vice president. ...

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HDG Architecture: Making a modernist mark

Armando Hurtado and Joshua Hissong knew they were taking a risk when they started Hissong Design Group LLC in 2010, during the throes of a recession. ...

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All-female team at Design Source shapes its role on planning team

About 32 years ago, the founders of interior design company Design Source Inc. decided to branch off from the architecture firm under which they’d been employed in order to focus exclusively on design. ...

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