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U.S. Pavilion at Riverfront Park concept

This conceptual drawing shows what a walkway within the U.S. Pavilion at Riverfront Park could look like when the $16.5 million renovation of the iconic downtown feature is completed. ...


Horse therapy nonprofits bring new programs to Spokane

Two Spokane-area horse-centered nonprofits have new programs in the works here. Last week, Free Rein Therapeutic Riding, of Spokane, launched The Equus Effect, a Connecticut-based equine therapy program, says John Owen, executive director of Free Rein. ...


Mission, influence grow at Empire Health Foundation

In the 10 years since its founding, the Empire Health Foundation has developed a reputation for making bold investments that have resulted in some big impacts for the health of people living in the Inland Northwest. Some of those impacts include: help...


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....


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....


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...


Physician Duke aims to end endometriosis misconceptions

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


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 ...


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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