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NEWTech Skills Center looks to expand scope

At NEWTech Skill Center in northeast Spokane, about 700 students are enrolled in 14 programs, and administrators say new programs will offer additional opportunities to benefit students and employers. NEWTech, a technical skill center located...

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Nightingale College expands nursing program to North Idaho

Salt Lake City-based Nightingale College has partnered with health care providers in North Idaho to establish a nursing training program hub in Coeur d’Alene....

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$22.5M assisted-living facility envisioned on Spokane’s South Hill

A Denver-based health care facility developer is planning a $22.5 million assisted living and memory care facility on Spokane’s South Hill, according to predevelopment documents on file with the city of Spokane....

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Reuniting retirement home residents with their friends, families

As long-term care facilities begin to reopen to visitors in the wake of climbing vaccination rates, administrators here say spaces at their facilities are in high demand....

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Advisers: It’s OK to hold on to stimulus money

Spokane-area financial advisers have some ideas on what those who received the third round of federal stimulus checks should do with them. Those ideas have less to do with ways to spend the payments of up to $1,400 a person authorized under the...

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A new dynamic in the used-car market

Demand for used vehicles has increased significantly, and that’s unlikely to change until vehicle manufacturers catch up to demand for new cars and trucks, industry sources say....

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Electric-vehicle purchases rise in Spokane, but hurdles remain

Electric vehicle purchases have been increasing steadily among Spokane County residents, but industry observers say there are still several hurdles to widespread adoption....

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Idaho venues benefit from Washington’s gathering limits

Around the middle of last year, Beacon Hill Catering & Events co-owner Ellie Aaro announced the business was expanding its meal and delivery service, Beacon at Home....

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Aviation museum takes flight again

After being grounded for most of a year, the Historic Flight Foundation is ready to ascend into Spokane’s events scene again. Sheila Geraghty, executive director of the Historic Flight Foundation, says that the facility is reopening to the public...

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MultiCare, Kootenai Health form behavioral health alliance

MultiCare Health System has partnered with Kootenai Health to expand behavioral health services in the Inland Northwest. The partnership builds on the health care organizations’ shared mission to provide comprehensive health care services, says Tim Hol...

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