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Pieces finally in place for Spokane’s University District to become innovation hub

Thirty years of effort have brought all the pieces of the puzzle needed to create a thriving “innovation district” at the east end of downtown Spokane.


WSU to make Jensen-Byrd building a gathering place

Four years after pushing to demolish a century-old warehouse on its growing Spokane campus, Washington State University has decided the historic structure should be preserved as a centerpiece. The university …


UW study recommends doubling of medical school students, argues against second institution

The battle over medical education in Spokane took an expected twist Friday. A new study commissioned by the University of Washington concludes that doubling the size of its physician training …


University District pedestrian bridge would link campus to South Side

The city of Spokane held an open house about the University District Bridge on Thursday presenting the $12 million to $13 million pedestrian bridge that would span Martin Luther King …


Spokane County jobless rate decreases to 7.9 percent

Spokane County’s jobless rate in March dropped to 7.9 percent from February’s revised rate of 8.6 percent. State labor economists say Spokane County employers gained about 1,600 jobs in March. …


Food trucks fill hole in WSU Spokane dining options

Smoke from Toby’s B-B-Q truck wafted through Spokane’s Riverpoint campus Thursday. The aroma of brisket, chicken, ribs and pork carried into nearby Washington State University buildings to draw out those …


Exceeding expectations

Spokane’s Riverpoint campus on the eastern edge of downtown is generating $350 million in annual economic impact, the head of a national consulting company told a group of Spokane officials …


WSU Spokane medical school students sticking around

Washington State University Spokane will be ready to receive its first group of second-year medical students in the fall, and 15 of the 20 first-year students have decided to stay …


Riverpoint Academy has technology at core

Mead’s newest high school is miles away from Mt. Spokane and Mead both in environment and educational styles. Riverpoint Academy opened its doors this fall in the Innovate Washington building, …


HOPE School focuses on auditory development

For local children born with moderate to profound hearing loss, help learning to navigate a noisy world can be found at HOPE School. Located in the Health and Sciences Building …


Spokane jobless rate up in July

Spokane County’s jobless rate rose to 8.8 percent in July as the region’s overall economy remains stagnant. July’s unemployment numbers are usually higher than in June’s – which this year …


Nonprofit delays demolition

A Texas company cannot move forward with plans to demolish the 103-year-old Jensen-Byrd building in downtown Spokane until after a public hearing next month. Austin-based Campus Advantage Inc. is buying …


A street of dreams

Spokane’s newest street carries more than traffic. It holds legacy. And hope.


Medical research funding board gives grants to its members

A government board that grants millions of local tax dollars to medical research programs and companies recently gave about $1.8 million to organizations directly overseen by members of its board. …


Med students will spend second year in Spokane

Spokane will be offering a new program for second-year med students under a pilot effort that will start in 2013 and run through 2014. The pilot program will start with …


Spokane group lobbies Olympia for medical school

OLYMPIA – Despite the snow and sleet covering Washington’s capital, a Spokane delegation lobbied legislators Thursday for key projects and issues, including the completion of the medical school on the …


Jensen-Byrd building sold to Texas firm

A Texas company has bought the Jensen-Byrd building and plans to transform it to student housing for Spokane’s Riverpoint Campus. Austin-based Campus Advantage paid $2.85 million to Washington State University, …


Our View: Riverpoint Campus a thriving component of region

The Riverpoint Campus near downtown Spokane has a good story to tell. If you’re tired of the continual drumbeat of negative economic news, pull up a chair at one of …


WSU blocks Jensen-Byrd destruction

Demolishing the historic Jensen-Byrd Building is off-limits for new proposals on how to redevelop 3.5 acres of Washington State University’s Riverpoint Campus. The prohibition marks a victory for historic preservation …