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CVSD special ed information wrong A story about special education on page A5 Tuesday incorrectly characterized how the Central Valley School District handles special education class load. The Central Valley teacher contract requires the district to make a “best faith effort” to limit the number of special education students in secondary general education classrooms to half that of special education specific classroom size limits.

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Body found in north Spokane

Spokane Police are investigating a body found in North Spokane Wednesday afternoon. A passerby discovered the body of a man in an alley behind a store at Wellesley and Haven around 4 p.m., said Cpl. Jordan Ferguson. The body had ...

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Fagan questions Spokane’s signing of compassion charter 36 

The Spokane City Council voted to sign the International Charter for Compassionate Communities this week, but not before one council member expressed concern over the charter organization’s efforts to combat “Islamophobia.” The charter, which has been adopted by more than 30 other U.S. cities, urges people “both in public and private life to refrain consistently and emphatically from inflicting pain.”

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Whitworth Community Presbyterian Church supervisor Joe Alvarez, right, smiles as Steve Hinkle positions a cross for Ash Wednesday on Feb. 10, 2016, at the church in Spokane. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent. Hinkle said the church will paint the cross purple later in the day. The cross will be be painted black on Maundy Thursday and white on Easter Sunday. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

Photos: Ash Wednesday 

Whitworth Community Presbyterian Church supervisor Joe Alvarez, right, smiles as Steve Hinkle positions a cross for Ash Wednesday on Feb. 10, 2016, at the church in Spokane. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent. Hinkle said the church will paint the cross purple later in the day. The cross will be be painted black on Maundy Thursday and white on Easter Sunday.

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Public safety
‘Sovereign citizen contacts’ with law enforcement on rise, sheriff says  
Coeur d’Alene daycare shut down after lewd conduct allegations  
Body found in north Spokane 
Man convicted of manslaughter in 2015 West Central stabbing 
Doug Clark: Spokane goes through police chiefs faster than Walt Worthy goes through hotel linens  19 
Government
Fagan questions Spokane’s signing of compassion charter  34 
Effort to reverse transgender bathroom rule defeated  15 
Washington records 
Spokane churches need a change in state law to continue housing homeless  21 
City attorneys warn council members against sharing details of meeting about Straub  58 
Idaho
Coeur d’Alene daycare shut down after lewd conduct allegations  
Idaho doctor indicted in alleged drug ring sanctioned a year ago  
Driver arrested after running into Idaho trooper’s car 
Shawn Vestal: Idaho results show that in many cases, virtual education doesn’t deliver  70 
Detectives investigate body found near Cataldo, Idaho  
Education
Donated plane’s imperfections appreciated at Spokane Community College  
Spokane-area school districts count special education students differently  
Student group upset Gonzaga won’t allow the public to attend Dinesh D’Souza talk  301 
Spokane elementary teacher arrested on suspicion of heroin possession  21 
GED score change gives more students certificates  53 
Transportation
Getting There: New traffic website unveiled 
Getting There: Emphasis patrols will target speeders  17 
Inslee takes a Spokane bus ride to celebrate transit funding  111 
Funds sought for work at Sullivan Road and Euclid Avenue  
100 years ago: Six killed when avalanche sweeps part of Great Northern train off tracks  
Community
In the age of Twitter, reader boards still bring a smile  
Freeman High senior crowned Lilac Festival queen  
Hot tub shot too much for Cheney High yearbook  27 
MLK Family Outreach Center looks to rebuild  
Lake Coeur d’Alene home designed by fans of ‘Blog Cabin’ hits the market 





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