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East Valley School District Bond (Feb. 12, 2013)

A new performing arts center, athletic facility and building renovations are some of the items East Valley School District hopes for with a bond proposal that seeks $65 million over 25 years. The bond would raise property tax by about $1.35 per $1,000 assessed value. That’s about $202.50 for a $150,000 house annually.

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Nora Wynecoop, center, of the Wellpinit school district, prepares chicken during a Cook for America culinary boot camp Thursday at Cheney High School. The boot camp included local districts that have decided to prepare meals cooked from scratch. (Tyler Tjomsland)

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The aromas of herbed baked chicken and cheesy macaroni wafted through the air. While a few cooks clad in white coats busily stocked a salad bar and set up a buffet table, others checked the poultry and made sure the baked pasta had browned. The scene, representative of a busy bistro, will become a common sight in a handful of school district cafeterias around Eastern Washington starting this fall.

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