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Mon., May 2, 2011, 8:47 a.m.

Saturday’s highlights

Eldon Jon of AC Starr Farms finishes spreading a load of cow manure donated by neighbor Carol Bear on the East Valley Schools Farm on Monday. The field is between East Valley High School and East Valley Middle School off Sullivan Road on Wellesley Avenue.  (J. Bart Rayniak)
Eldon Jon of AC Starr Farms finishes spreading a load of cow manure donated by neighbor Carol Bear on the East Valley Schools Farm on Monday. The field is between East Valley High School and East Valley Middle School off Sullivan Road on Wellesley Avenue. (J. Bart Rayniak)

Eldon Jon of AC Starr Farms finishes spreading a load of cow manure donated by neighbor Carol Bear on the East Valley Schools Farm on April 25. The field is between East Valley High School and East Valley Middle School off Sullivan Road on Wellesley Avenue. SR photo/J. Bart Rayniak

Saturday's Valley Voice included news from nearly every corner of the Spokane Valley area. Reporter Lisa Leinberger worte about improvements to the East Valley garden at Wellesley and Sullivan, which will include beds for community members who want to grow their own vegetables. She also has a story about the East Valley school board's discussions on what happens now after the bond vote failed and state budget cuts are on the horizon.

The small Liberty Lake Police Department is down by two officers after they unexpectedly resigned for personal reasons. The department's detective and sergeant are taking patrol shifts to try and fill the gap until replacements can be hired.

Correspondent Valerie Putnam has a report on a special Millwood City Council meeting last week. The council heard and approved a plan by a group of residents to raise $10,000 to save the wading pool in Millwood City Park. The pool will not open until the money is raised. It would pay to resurface and repair the pool. Donations can be made at the Bank of America in Millwood.




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Nina Culver
Nina Culver joined The Spokesman-Review in 1995. She currently is a reporter for the City Desk covering breaking news, courts and public safety on the night shift.

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