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Northwest MedStar bucks trend

Female nurses and respiratory therapists working for Northwest MedStar constitute nearly half the organization’s in-flight staff, this despite the fact that across the country men tend to outnumber women by a wide margin. ...


Women caring for women: A new model for Rockwood

Obstetricians and midwives both provide care to women during childbirth, and both work together at Rockwood OB/GYN & Midwifery Center, in a department that, by design, offers health care by women for women. ...

Don’t lose sight of heart health in fad-rich world

Now, more than ever, it appears as though a new climate of health trends is sweeping the nation. Whether it be the latest cleanse, food elimination, or quick-fix fads, it’s easy to get caught up in the diet of the day. But let’s keep sight of our long...


Surgeon inspired in breast cancer practice

Dr. Carol R. Guthrie, founder of the Spokane Breast Center, located on the ground floor of the Sacred Heart Doctors Building, at 105 W. Eighth, readily acknowledges that she develops a personal connection with her patients....


Russell C. Page Architects rides surge in projects

Russell C. Page Architects PS, a small but prolific Spokane design firm, has been enjoying a strong upturn in business over the last two years, says Russ Page, the firm’s principal architect. ...

Cd’A design firm lands Valley City Hall contract

The city of Spokane Valley has awarded the design contract for its planned new City Hall facility to Coeur d’Alene-based Architects West Inc. ...

Architects Foundation garners grant from NEA

In the second major grant announcement of fiscal year 2015, the National Endowment for the Arts said earlier this month that it will make a grant award to the Architects Foundation to support a forum on how architects and the American Institute of Archite...


Christopher Morlan Architecture takes on cottage housing project

Chris Morlan, who owns and operates Spokane-based Christopher Morlan Architecture PLLC, says although his business is on the small side, that doesn’t keep his firm from designing large projects, such as a $6 million, 23-unit cottage housing project at F...


Eclipse Engineering makes inroads into the Pacific Northwest

The structural engineering firm Eclipse Engineering Inc., had a record setting revenue year in 2014. And based upon its first quarter report for 2015, the company is prepared to top last year’s record....

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