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Law practice at home in historic South Hill mansion

The new setting for boutique Spokane law firm Campbell & Bissell PLLC is an extension of the practice's identity, say Richard Campbell and Michael Bissell, the firm's founders.The law firm is located in the historic Corbet-Aspray House, at 820 7...

UI College of Law launches trademark services in Boise

With a goal of helping Idaho's entrepreneurs and law students alike, the University of Idaho College of Law says it now is offering trademark prosecution services through a Small Business Legal Clinic it operates in Boise.The introduction of the...

Witherspoon Kelley remodels its downtown offices

Witherspoon Kelley PS, Spokane's oldest and largest law firm, says it has launched a major remodel of its longtime quarters in the U.S. Bank Building, at 422 W. Riverside, and has added several attorneys recently.The law firm currently occupies...

Gonzaga law enrollment drops again

Gonzaga University School of Law has enrolled 109 students into its first-year class that started instruction late last month. That's down almost 20 percent from its first-year enrollment last year.The decline follows drops in enrollment the two...

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Lawyer navigates guardian role for rivers, water rights

Spokane lawyer Rachael Paschal Osborn has spent the last two decades fighting for a resource many of us take for granted every day—water—and she says she expects over time to intensify her advocacy efforts. Osborn is the senior policy...

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Industry-focused hubs sprout

More law firms are establishing industry-focused areas of practice, as opposed to operating only in broader-based legal areas of practice, says at least one Spokane firm. Traditionally, law firms organize themselves into what the professional of...

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Rooftop-grown greens help Sacred Heart spice up menu

The Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children's Hospital Green Team has a fresh take on the old idea of hospital food: growing herbs in rooftop planters for use in cafeteria and patient meals. The planters, located on the east roof of a...

Hybrid buses added to fleet in Pullman

Three hybrid buses hit the streets as Washington State University students hit the books for the first day of classes in mid-August. Wrapped in a Go Cougs design with a twist of green, the Pullman Transit gas-electric hybrids are expected to be and...

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City adopts guidelines for green building site practices

Developers planning commercial projects in the city of Spokane now have the option to follow guidelines the municipality has adopted to promote the use of green, low-impact development techniques to absorb stormwater. The Spokane City Council a...

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Four-legged weed control

Suzanne Forte has about 50 fuzzy workers with names like Buzz and Gizmo who are plenty willing to work for weeds. Not the kind of weed that's in the news lately, but the stubborn, noxious, and invasive stuff that's so hard to get rid of, like leafy...

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