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Women & Children’s Free Restaurant approaches fundraising finish line

The Women & Children’s Free Restaurant & Community Center has come a long way since it started 30 years ago, and the organization is in the midst of a capital campaign to pay for recent improvements. The biggest improvement was the purchase and remod...

YMCA, YWCA: Separate nonprofits, shared vision

Nearly a decade ago, YWCA Spokane and YMCA of the Inland Northwest partnered to build a state-of-the-art facility strategically situated near downtown Spokane....

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OB-GYN field attracts more medical students

Some medical educators here say a growing number of medical students are choosing to specialize in women's health, specifically obstetrics and gynecology....

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New statute modifies mammogram results notification

A new Washington state law takes effect within a few months that will require health care facilities, following a mammogram, to inform patients if they have dense breast tissue, says Dr. Rachel O'Connor...

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Physician Duke aims to end endometriosis misconceptions

Dr. Adam Duke contends that women who have endometriosis largely have been failed by the medical community....

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Innovation in law with new Gonzaga University law school dean Jacob Rooksby

Jacob Rooksby, new dean of the Gonzaga University School of Law, says he’s looking forward to finding ways to make the school more innovative and to integrate it more fully into the Spokane and Gonzaga communities. Rooksby was hired in June as dean ...

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2018 Journal of Business Rising Stars

In the five years that Brooke Baker Spink has worked for Baker Construction & Development Inc., she's helped secure more than $40 million in construction work. But it was work in another industry in which Baker Spink, 32, learned how to build sales. Af...

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2018 Rising Stars: Brooke Baker Spink

In the five years that Brooke Baker Spink has worked for Baker Construction & Development Inc., she's helped secure more than $40 million in construction work. But it was work in another industry in which Baker Spink, 32, learned how to build sales....

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2018 Rising Stars: Jen Snell

In her 12 years of working at Next IT Corp., now a part of customer engagement company Verint Systems Inc., Jen Snell says she's never once been bored. The 38-year-old vice president of product marketing for Verint's intelligent self-service business...

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2018 Rising Stars: Jordan Tampien

Scott Isaak, owner of real estate holding company 5D Holdings LLC and owner of the Spokane's Sweeto Burrito chain, describes 34-year-old real estate agent Jordan Tampien as a cross between "Mr. Rogers, your favorite life insurance salesman, and your...

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