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WSU to research crumbling roads and bridges with $7.5 million federal grant

Washington State University has been chosen to receive a $7.5 million federal grant for research and education programs dedicated to improving the nation’s roads and bridges.


Northwest Aurora Rotary’s $10,000 grant to Riverpoint Academy boosts science lab, two-way relationship

The science lab at Riverpoint Academy north of Spokane got a boost recently from a $10,000 grant from the Spokane Aurora Northwest Rotary.


MacArthur Foundation grants another $1.9 million for criminal justice reform in Spokane County

The funding comes in addition to another $1.9 million that the foundation awarded to the county in 2015 and 2016 as part of its Safety and Justice Challenge.


Idaho Legal Aid to help rural domestic violence victims

In September, Idaho Legal Aid Service, Inc. was awarded a federal grant of $480,014 from the Office on Violence Against Women’s Rural Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking …


ITD receives $90M grant for I-84 widening in Nampa

In the largest grant it has ever been rewarded, the Idaho Transportation Department received a $90.2 million Infrastructure For Rebuilding America grant to widen part of Interstate 84.


University of Idaho gets biofuel research grant

The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded a $750,000 grant to University of Idaho researcher studying biofuels.


Seventeen Idaho schools to receive grant for suicide prevention

TWIN FALLS – South Hills Middle School will participate in a nationwide program aiming to help students cope with life’s challenges and prevent suicide. The Twin Falls campus is among …


Grants fund cities’ switch to LED bulbs

DJ’s Electrical spent time replacing streetlights in Battle Ground with LED bulbs. The change to the city’s 2,300 streetlights from high-pressure sodium to LED bulbs is part of an energy-saving …


Microsoft to fund climate technology

Microsoft announced Monday that it would invest $50 million in a program that provides cloud-computing services and other resources to organizations working on climate change and environmental technology.


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 10:26 p.m.

3 Spokane middle schools awarded grant aimed at helping low-income further their education

Three Spokane middle schools received a federal grant designed to help low-income students continue their education after high school.


Valley Fire doing home safety checks, distributing new smoke alarms, thanks to grant

Spokane Valley Fire Department will be making safety visits to more than 500 homes in high-risk areas over the next year, thanks to a $117,000 grant from the Federal Emergency …


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 21, 2017, 12:14 p.m.

Audit finds WSU may have violated federal grant rules

A state audit has found that Washington State University may have violated federal rules when it used about $17,000 from a grant to pay salaries and benefits for two employees …


SCC to offer welding, fabrication certificate program in Newport

A federal grant will help Spokane Community Colleges fund a welding and fabrication certificate program for students at its Newport Center.


Paine Field getting $12 million grant to relocate taxiway

Paine Field in Everett is receiving a $12 million federal infrastructure grant.


UPDATED: Mon., July 24, 2017, 7:41 p.m.

$1.3 million grant to help WSU, CHAS address regional primary care shortage

The WSU College of Nursing and CHAS have joined forces with the result being a $1.3 million federal grant that will enhance the university’s program that prepares students to become …


Boise State awarded $1.7 million to research climate change, birds

Boise State University researchers have been awarded a $1.7 million U.S. Department of Defense grant to monitor the effects of climate change on bird migration.


Central Valley school board seeks $130 million bond to build two schools, renovate existing middle school

Central Valley School District will try for a $130 million bond in 2018 that would add more schools but not increase property tax rate.


OSU receives DOE grant for wave energy test facility

Oregon State University has landed a federal grant for the design, permitting and construction of an advanced wave energy test facility.


N.C. state senator applies for $925K grant under law he sponsored

A North Carolina state senator applied for a nearly $1 million grant from a program he helped create, but he says he was just checking on complaints that the awards …


Salish School plans revolutionary approach with $1 million grant

The Salish School of Spokane received a $1 million federal grant, Thursday. The school, which is dedicated to preserving the Salish languages and associated cultures, will use the money to …


Boeing announces $6 million in grants for science, math

Boeing is awarding $6 million in grants to more than 50 nonprofit organizations and education institutions across Washington state to help train the next generation of aerospace, science and technology …


Washington to receive $14 million for mental health facilities

Washington state is slated to receive $14 million in grants for mental health facilities. The Washington State Department of Commerce said the grants will go to 11 health care providers.


Pullman Fire Department gets $758K grant for new equipment

The Pullman Fire Department will be getting new portable radios, breathing equipment and special air supply safety packs thanks to a $758,000 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and …


Leonardo DiCaprio’s foundation announces $15.6 million in grants

Leonardo DiCaprio is upping the ante in his environmental philanthropy: His foundation has announced $15.6 million in grants for conservation efforts.


Yellowstone park gets $250K grant to preservation project

Yellowstone National Park has been awarded a $250,000 grant to make repairs to historic stonework at one of 10 sites overlooking the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.


Kennewick schools to receive $51 million for K-3 classes

The Kennewick School District is poised to receive a $51 million state grant – about the cost of two new elementary schools – to lower class sizes for students in …


WSU to receive $2 million grant from USDA

Washington State University will receive a $2 million grant to continue research into increased food production through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agriculture and Food Research program, USDA Secretary Tom …


Pullman schools get $7.4 million grant to add classrooms

Nearly a year after applying, the Pullman School District announced Wednesday it has been awarded a $7.4 million grant to increase the number of kindergarten through third-grade classrooms.


University of Washington team gets $7.5 million to stop cyberattacks

University of Washington and the U.S. Department of Defense are teaming up to stop complex cyberattacks using a new type of game theory.


Courthouse rehab balances historic preservation, modern convenience

Ron Oscarson has an office filled with souvenirs of years spent restoring Spokane County’s historic courthouse, which will turn 120 years old this November. A discarded whiskey bottle that was …