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Thursday, April 24, 2014 -- 12:00 am
reunions - Thu, 24 Apr 2014 PST
The Spokesman-Review - New Listings East Valley High School Class of 1969 - July 19. A gathering is planned at Rocky Hills Park in Liberty Lake. Call Valorie at (509) 869-0813 or email jacknval@earthlink.net for more information. Other EVHS classmates are welcome. Reservations are required. $25/per person. Read more...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Crop Hunger Walk turns eyes toward poverty - Thu, 24 Apr 2014 PST
The Spokesman-Review - Randy Goss believes that if everyone does a small part, people's lives can improve locally and globally. One thing he's done to help others is to participate in Crop Hunger Walks. He's been walking in Spokane for 15 years now - for the past three years he's chaired the planning committee - and walked a couple of times in California before moving here. Read more...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Community services - Thu, 24 Apr 2014 PST
The Spokesman-Review - Miryam's House of Transition - For women moving through life crisis; (509) 747-9222. Spokane Community College - Offers free workshops on labor market and career preparation information, including assistance with resumes and cover letters. SCC Lair Student Center, 1810 N. Greene St. For more information call (509) 533-7249 or visit www.scc.spokane.edu/?cces. Read more...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Neighborhood updates - Thu, 24 Apr 2014 PST
The Spokesman-Review - o The Building Stronger Neighborhoods Committee will meet Monday at 5 p.m. at the Spokane Fire Department, Station 4, 1515 W. Riverside Ave. o The Whitman Neighborhood Council will meet May 1 at 5:30 p.m. at the Northeast Community Center, 4001 N. Cook St. Read more...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 -- 12:00 am
In Valley, gender-specific restrooms unenforcable - Thu, 24 Apr 2014 PST
The Spokesman-Review - Despite being sympathetic to concerns that cross-dressing men are using women's public restrooms, Spokane Valley city leaders say state and federal anti-discrimination laws prohibit them from doing anything about it. "This is not a comfortable topic for any of us," Deputy Mayor Arne Woodard said during a legal briefing Tuesday night. "I hope our citizens understand there is nothing the city can do about this." Read more...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Scuba diver Arteaga found guilty in girlfriend's murder - Thu, 24 Apr 2014 PST
The Spokesman-Review - A Spokane jury took less than a full afternoon to convict scuba instructor Daniel Arteaga of murdering his girlfriend, Kimberly Schmidt, on New Year's Day 2012. "There is no closure, because she is gone," said Schmidt's mother, Toni Schmidt, surrounded by tearful friends and family members after Wednesday's verdict. Toni Schmidt discovered her daughter's body in a Spokane Valley home while on the phone with Arteaga. Read more...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 -- 12:00 am
In brief: Seniors plan May Day flower sale - Thu, 24 Apr 2014 PST
The Spokesman-Review - South Hill - Seniors from the Southside Senior and Community Center will be selling flowers on May Day. The seniors are selling carnations - one stem for $1, arrangements for $5 - starting at 7:30 a.m. at the following locations: Read more...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 -- 12:00 am
The Slice: My dome's better than your dome - Thu, 24 Apr 2014 PST
The Spokesman-Review - They say travel is broadening. Certainly a case could be made that being away from home helps put a few things in perspective. Read more...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Education Notebook: NC presents 'Doll Shop' - Thu, 24 Apr 2014 PST
The Spokesman-Review - Students at North Central High School are staging "Doll Shop," beginning May 1 in the NC Performing Arts Theatre at 7:30 p.m. The show will continue May 2 and 3 and May 7 through 9 at 7:30 p.m. and there will be a 2 p.m. matinee on May 3. This is NC's 24th production of the show. The play was first produced by former NC physical education teacher, Elsa Pinkham, in 1930. Pinkham loved to sing and dance and believed that every student should have the opportunity to be on the stage. She directed 14 productions of the musical as a teacher at NC, the last in 1958. Read more...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 -- 12:00 am
California group buys Spokane's Park Tower Apartments - Thu, 24 Apr 2014 PST
The Spokesman-Review - A California company specializing in owning and managing affordable and low-income housing has purchased the 20-story Park Tower Apartments across from the Spokane Convention Center. Built in 1973, the Park Tower has 184 units for seniors and disabled residents, most of whom are able to afford rents in the building through federal housing assistance. Read more...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Doug Clark: 'Spofficial' fun shouldn't stop with ponderosa - Thu, 24 Apr 2014 PST
The Spokesman-Review - It's fashionable to rage against the government, what with all the waste, cronyism and ineptitude that seems to always follow an oath of office. But sometimes our elected officials do come together. Read more...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 -- 12:00 am
In brief: Goat certificate classes scheduled - Thu, 24 Apr 2014 PST
The Spokesman-Review - SPOKANE - City residents who want to keep goats in their yards in accordance with the recently passed urban livestock ordinance must obtain goat management certification through a class provided by Washington State University's Spokane County Extension. The first classes are offered May 8 and May 22, both days from 6:30-9 p.m. Classes cover basic goat health care and feeding, odor control, milking and shelter and fencing instructions. Read more...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Family calendar - Thu, 24 Apr 2014 PST
The Spokesman-Review - Today Spokane Valley Tween Club - Just for tweens in grades 4-6. Join us monthly at 4 p.m. as we have some snacks, make things, play games and more. Today, Calling All Superheroes - Grab your mask and secret identity (cape optional) and come to the library to explore the science of superheroes with an afternoon of superhero crafts, trivia, and challenges. May 22, Up, Up, and Away! Are you ready for launch? We're making a variety of airborne projectiles. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 893-8400. Read more...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 -- 12:00 am
The Verve: Adam Henawy's work tells story of life in Sudan - Thu, 24 Apr 2014 PST
The Spokesman-Review - Adam Henawy grew up in a cluster of huts surrounded by walls of straw in western Sudan. His family farmed sorghum, a grass that produces a grain used in sorghum molasses, and raised animals to sell. As a child growing up in a remote village, Henawy would draw pictures of his surroundings, including camels, donkeys, sheep and trees, and play games by moonlight, including a version of hide-and-seek that involved throwing bones into tall grass. His school day included math, geography, Arabic and the history of Islam. Read more...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 -- 12:00 am
An Imprint of the Zharmae Publishing Press Imprint, Shannon & Elm is...
Emailwire.com - Spokane, WA -- We at the Zharmae Publishing Press want to know what you think of this remarkable work of art. Read more...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Photo: 'Downton'-style donations - Thu, 24 Apr 2014 PST
Spokesman Review - Scholarship fundraising: Erika Enciso, 22, tries on a hat during the "Downton Abbey"-themed 16th annual HOME Childcare Scholarship Fundraiser Tea on Wednesday at Eastern Washington University in Cheney. The event was presented by the Women's Studies Center, and donations were made to the HOME Scholarship Foundation. HOME is an organization that provides aid for EWU student-parents. Read more...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Man terrorized boy in Spokane Valley house, court records say - Thu, 24 Apr 2014 PST
Spokesman Review - A 12-year-old boy found Tuesday in a Spokane Valley home raided by police reportedly had been hit, shoved, made to pick up dog feces with his bare hands for hours and threatened with a chain saw. According to court documents, Robert D. Pearson admitted to police he threatened to cut the boy into pieces and "make him disappear," causing the boy to curl up in a ball on a couch in terror. Read more...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Lottery winners - Thu, 24 Apr 2014 PST
Spokesman Review - Lottery winners in Spokane County for the week of April 13-19. $1,000 Read more...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Casanova, an adoptable dog - Thu, 24 Apr 2014 PST
Spokesman Review - Casanova is a fun, energetic dog that needs an active family. He would love a big backyard to play in. Even though he weighs 97 pounds, shelter workers say he still thinks he is a lap dog. Please refer to the pet's ID number when contacting SCRAPS with questions about one of the adoptable pets. If you are interested in this dog or any animal at SCRAPS, call (509) 477-2532 or come by the shelter 2521 N. Flora Road, Spokane Valley. Dog adoptions are $87.04 and include spay or neuter, first set of vaccinations, health check, microchip and first year's license. Read more...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Front Porch: Chickens, chickens everywhere - Thu, 24 Apr 2014 PST
Spokesman Review - Have you ever noticed that if you have an experience, learn of a diagnosis or go someplace, that particular thing suddenly is everywhere? The previously unknown or not-much-thought-about now becomes ubiquitous. My husband was in Chicago recently. When he came back he noticed that every car ad on TV or picture in a magazine or news event seemed to feature Chicago. A long time ago a friend explained her daughter's rather anti-social behavior as attributable to Asperger's, a condition I had not heard of at the time. Right after, it seemed that just about every magazine or study featured something on Asperger's. Read more...



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