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Women are more likely to talk about pain, study finds

Dr. Marian Wilson, a second-year assistant professor at Washington State University Spokane, found in a study on chronic pain that women seem more open than men to participating in studies and sharing their symptoms. ...


Spokane attorney Robin Haynes will be youngest ever to be named state bar association president

Spokane attorney Robin Haynes says she will vigorously strive to further develop programs the Washington State Bar Association has put in place in recent years to diversify the profession and to enhance service to the public. ...


Litigation becomes more complex, costly

Lawyers Michael McMahon and Carl Oreskovich, partners in the Spokane firm of Etter, McMahon, Lamberson, Van Wert & Oreskovich PC, say one of the greatest challenges in practicing law these days is the growing cost of litigation. ...


Randall & Danskin takes steps to diversify services

Randall & Danskin PS for years has operated with an emphasis in business law, banking, real estate, and estate planning. But lately the century-old firm recognizes it needs to expand the services it offers. ...


Promoting permaculture in the Inland Northwest

Thom Foote has grown produce on his 1-acre Colbert farm for four seasons, but what he really talks about cultivating are practices under a design system called permaculture. ...


Washington state starts power plant carbon-reduction strategy

While Washington state is said to be leading among states in developing green and renewable energy supplies, it’s still got a lot of work to do to comply with a new Clean Power Plan rule announced last month by the Environmental Protection Agency, indus...


Palouse River water quality rehabilitation plan advances

A new plan for the North Fork Palouse River south of Spokane that aims to improve water quality and stream health for fish and other aquatic life is moving toward implementation, which should occur before the end of the year, a Washington Department of Ec...


IRS Environmental seeing more LEED projects

Maureen Fay, president of Spokane Valley-based asbestos and lead removal company IRS Environmental of WA Inc., says the top trend she’s noticed in the industry lately has been the shift toward green building projects, many of which are built to Leadersh...


Expanding grain growers international markets

While Asian nations are still the primary landing place for Washington wheat, new markets are slowly starting to emerge in Central and South America. ...


Giving vets a mission

The Spokane Conservation District says it’s struggling to raise awareness and generate interest among military veterans in a Vets on the Farm program it launched last May to help veterans transition back into civilian life and careers, specifically in a...

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