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New EWU recycling center aims to raise output

Eastern Washington University has opened a new recycling center that it hopes will help it advance its recycling efforts. ...

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Gonzaga tabbed as one of most sustainable colleges

Gonzaga University has been named for the second year as one of more than 350 most environmentally responsible colleges by the Princeton Review, a college ranking publication, for its sustainability initiatives and environmental programs, says Jim Simon, ...

Prickly lettuce shows promise for rubber production

Rubber from lettuce, a non sequitur if there ever was one, is the topic of study for Washington State University scientists who say a weed called prickly lettuce could provide raw material for rubber production. ...

Green Building Council recognizes Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo & Co. has been recognized as the green building leader among financial institutions in a new report published by the U.S. Green Building Council. ...

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Brookdale Place at Harbor Crest taps need

Brookdale Place at Harbor Crest aims to enrich the lives of residents at the retirement community by ensuring they have opportunities to make the best of each day, says Sandra Bachmeyer, sales manager at the South Hill complex. ...

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Wading through Social Security survivor options

Understanding the Social Security system can be a challenge regardless of marital status, but if you’re married and your spouse dies, it’s important to have prepared in advance to traverse a system that can be complex, says Sarah Carlson, owner of Spo...

Washington Trust Bank’s Jeff Schlenker: Maximize Social Security benefits with key steps

What can you do to make Social Security work better for you? Don’t take it for granted. Although it sounds simple, Social Security is surprisingly complicated. Whether going through this process alone or with the help of a financial professional, be sur...

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Courtland Place strives to convey luxury, intimacy

Jim Coghlan says he would put Courtland Place, an independent senior living facility in the Spokane Valley, up against any upscale retirement complex in the area. He’s so confident of how well it would match up that he compares the facility to a luxury ...

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Spokane International Academy to open this fall

Spokane International Academy, one of two free charter schools authorized by Spokane Public Schools to open this fall, is putting the finishing touches on the 1914 building in Hillyard that will house its first students, says Travis Franklin, the school...

AgForestry program seeks new candidates

The Washington Agriculture and Forestry Foundation, which has its main offices in Spokane, says it’s seeking qualified candidates statewide for up to 24 fellowships in Leadership Class No. 38 of its AgForestry Leadership Program. ...

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