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Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883

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U.S. News, Carnegie change

Gonzaga classification

U.S. News & World Report will categorize Gonzaga as a “national university” when it releases its 2020 annual rankings on Sept. 9.

The recategorization follows Carnegie Classification of Institution of Higher Education move of Gonzaga University from “master’s university” to “doctoral/professional university,”

Gonzaga was previously classified as a “regional university.” The change is a response to the increasing number of Gonzaga students who receive doctoral degrees.

AgForestry Leadership announces newest group

The AgForestry Leadership Program has announced its 42nd class.

Participants include Chris Eckman, of Spokane and senior relationship manager at CoBank, and Jerod Morris, of Spokane and relationship manager at Northwest Farm Credit Services.

The class also includes Bill Waterfield, of Colville, a logging superintendent at Boise Cascade Co.

More than 1,000 individuals in the agriculture, forestry and natural resources sectors have completed the leadership development program since its inception in 1978.

Fieldstone Memory Care

sets grand opening

Fieldstone Memory Care Spokane at 4503 S. Freya St. will have a grand opening at 4-6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Fieldstone is an assisted-living community dedicated to helping those with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. The celebration, which is open to the public, will feature tours, appetizers, beverages and live music.

Editor’s Note: The above story has been changed to reflect the correct day of the Fieldstone open house, which was incorrect when originally published because of an editing error.

Vandal Town Block Party

to be Sept. 5 in Moscow

The city of Moscow, Moscow Chamber of Commerce and University of Idaho will host the Vandal Town Block Party from 5-9 p.m. Sept. 5 on Main Street in downtown Moscow.

The event will feature lawn games, food trucks and live entertainment to commemorate the start of the fall semester.

Wanderlust Delicato

to mark opening downtown

Specialty cheese, charcuterie and wine shop Wanderlust Delicato is having a grand opening on Saturday in downtown Spokane.

The all-day celebration at 421 W. Main Ave., Suite 103, will feature tapas plates and sparkling wine, with cooking classes hosted by Alex Barrouk from noon-2 p.m. and Chad White from 6-8 p.m.

Barrouk’s $30 class will feature French and Mediterranean recipes, while White’s $60 class will feature Maine lobster recipes.

Around the Corner is a periodic roundup of business-related happenings in the Inland Northwest. To submit items for consideration, email Business Editor Paul W. Smith at