Jeanne Erickson uses zebra finger puppets to teach singing and pitch development during her music class at CenterPlace on Wednesday. She uses musical games and movement to introduce children to music and music theory. SR photo/J. Bart Rayniak
Another Saturday, another wonderful Valley Voice. The owner of Tune Tales Music is offering classes through the Spokane Valley Parks and Recreation Department to teach young children about music theory and musical instruments. It also gives kids a chance to move around and have a little fun.
After some belt tightening last year, some on the Spokane Valley City Council are considering whether to spend some money on a city entry at Appleway and Thierman and flashing school crossing beacons at area middle schools. Those of you who read my Thursday story on the large amount of public comment at Tuesday's city council meeting can take a look at a Vocal Point column by Spokane Valley Planning Commission chairman John Carroll. It is the same as the email that has been circulating around that some people found fault with. You can read it and see what you think.
Finally, you can learn what happens when you combine a faulty heater with a freshly shampood carpet and keep up to date on the travelings of Mako, the Spokane Valley Fire Department arson dog.