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RevolutionAR looks to reform training practices

Liberty Lake startup RevolutionAR Inc. is launching an employee training product, using a technology called augmented reality, with possible implications for how companies conduct safety training. ...


Guide to help employers get workers back on the job

A Washington State University Spokane nursing professor has published a guide to help employers and employees with job-related injuries get back to work, using a $138,000 grant from the state’s Safety & Health Investment Projects (SHIP) Grant Program....

National Safety Council renews alliance with OSHA

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration and National Safety Council have renewed their alliance to work together to protect the health and safety of workers and to understand the rights of workers and responsibilities of employers under the Oc...


DCI Engineers eyes growth in 2015

Working on projects such as the Spokane Convention Center expansion and the Grand Hotel Spokane, Seattle-based DCI Engineers will bring in revenue this year of $27 million companywide, and the company is poised to see 10 to 15 percent in growth in 2015, s...


Hayden design firm adjusts as stability returns

Longwell+Trapp Architects PLLC, of Hayden, has seen steady work in both private and publicly funded projects in the last two years, although the company still is leaned out somewhat from the Great Recession, says founding principal Gordon Longwell. ...


Coffman Engineers adds fire protection expertise

Coffman Engineers Inc., the multi-city engineering firm with a large office in Spokane, has hired two new senior fire protection engineers, says CEO Dave Coffman. ...


Tax planners expecting final tweaks after election

Some tax preparers here say they’re expecting a compressed tax season as Congress likely won’t consider renewing expired tax breaks until after the Nov. 4 midterm election....


Focusing on hungry kids

Every Thursday, a volunteer from the Spokane office of Seattle-based accounting firm Moss Adams LLP delivers a car full of food to Cooper Elementary School in Hillyard, providing enough food packages to go in the backpacks of 60 students who have been ide...


Operation Healthy Family expands services

Spokane faith-based nonprofit Operation Healthy Family is offering a unique blend of programs to try to help strengthen at-risk families and youth, says founder Tommy Williams Jr. ...

Percentage of businesses e-filing tax returns grows

Business tax return e-filing rose nearly 10 percent this year, continuing the growth that has seen the number of corporate and partnership returns filed electronically double in just four years, the Internal Revenue Service says in a news release issued e...

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