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Professional development opportunities are available

The past 19 months have had most of us spending our professional energy focused on stability and not necessarily growth. Given this particular focus, it is possible that professional growth and development for us as individuals, and perhaps ...

Business education in Spokane creates future leaders

Access to a robust business education is vital to the development of our future business leaders, as well as keeping Spokane’s economy vibrant. Part and parcel to accomplishing this is attracting both key talent as well as new businesses....

Employers can take steps to rebuild workforce

As U.S. economic growth continues, industries from transportation, dining, housing, and manufacturing are adapting quickly to scale their operations up to pre-pandemic levels. But labor shortages driven by the pandemic are a fast-growing challenge ...

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Making history at the Riverfalls Tower

Two properties in Spokane’s Riverside District, on the west edge of downtown, have been approved for inclusion on the Spokane Register of Historic Places, says Logan Camporeale, historic preservation specialist for the Spokane City-County Historic ...

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New leadership emerges at Womer & Associates

Womer & Associates Inc., a full-service architecture and engineering company based in downtown Spokane, has changed leadership this year with three new principals and a new president....

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New AIA Spokane director emphasizes climate

The Spokane chapter of the American Institute of Architects has a new executive director. Andrew Parker formally took on the position in mid-October. He’s taking the reigns from Stephanie Aden, who is retiring after leading the nonprofit ...

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An expanded field of uses at Sandpoint’s signature park

In 2019, the city of Sandpoint, Idaho, sought to retain a team to perform a comprehensive parks and recreation master plan. Dell Hatch, landscape architect and principal at Spokane-based Bernardo|Wills Architects PC, who claims Sandpoint as his hometown...

Glover design reimagines middle school experience

Spokane Public Schools planned to replace three aging middle schools and add three new ones to address outdated ones. Once the new schools were complete, sixth grade would transition districtwide from elementary school into the new middle schools...

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Some nonprofits plan to preserve virtual element of fundraising events

Going on two years into the pandemic, local nonprofits still are having to decide if their fundraising events will be held in-person, virtually, or a combination of both in order to meet their campaign goals, representatives of some organizations here say...

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Joya prepares for move to Spokane’s University District next year

Joya Child & Family Development is preparing to move to a new facility next spring that executive director Colleen Fuchs says will increase the nonprofit’s capacity significantly for community participation, programming, and university partnerships....

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