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Spokane County Marriage licenses Brice J. Heisler and Isabel Albuquerque Assuncao, both of Spokane. Christopher W. Hardwick and Katelynn N. Tougas, both of Spokane. Justin R. Roosma and Elizabeth S. Bentley, both of Spokane. Michael K. Lloyd-Owen and Crystal A. ...

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Secretary Tessa Johnston answers a telephone amid her mostly packed-up office on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, at what was formerly Barker High School in Spokane Valley, Wash. Central Valley schools have been moving locations the last several weekends. The old Barker High School moved into a new locationat a former YokeThis weekend they are moving from the Old Barker High School into their new location, a former Yoke’s Fresh Market store. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

Bond money fuels school construction in Central Valley

The renovation of the old Yoke’s supermarket on 16 N. Progress Road prompted a complicated game of musical schools in the Central Valley School District. The renovations, as well as the moves are part of a $121.9 million construction bond voters approved in February 2015 – the first bond for the district in 17 years.

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A 2-year-old male grizzly bear photographed shortly before it was trapped in the Flathead River drainage in Montana and relocated to the Cabinet Mountains near Whitefish, Montana, on Aug. 4, 2015. The bear was shot and killed by a 14-year-old boy north of Wallace, Idaho, on Sept. 30, 2015. (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

Juvenile hunter who killed grizzly goes before judge 

A judge handed down a penalty Friday for a North Idaho teenager who shot and killed a federally protected grizzly bear last fall north of Wallace. The 14-year-old boy was charged with the unlawful killing of a grizzly, an endangered species, and hunting without a bear tag. Because he is a juvenile, his case is sealed and the penalty was not disclosed.

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Developers deny they made threatening signs against Indian Trail neighbors 24 

Two large, controversial housing projects in Spokane’s Indian Trail neighborhood already have neighbors worried about the potential traffic problems they may bring. But after a threatening note was left on the windshields of dozens of vehicles at a neighborhood meeting Thursday evening, residents say they have even more concerns about the projects, which could build more than 1,800 living units, primarily apartments, in the suburban neighborhood.

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Nathan Summers, 4, displays the Valentine’s Day card he made and signed for his friend Lily, 3, Feb. 11, 2016, at the East Side Library in Spokane. Nathan’s mother, Josie Summers, says the children are best friends and often walk hand-in-hand. Spokane Public Libraries will continue supplying the paper scissors and glue to create the holiday cards through Saturday. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

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Nathan Summers, 4, displays the Valentine’s Day card he made and signed for his friend Lily, 3, Feb. 11, 2016, at the East Side Library in Spokane. Nathan’s mother, Josie Summers, says the children are best friends and often walk hand-in-hand. Spokane Public Libraries will continue supplying the paper scissors and glue to create the holiday cards through Saturday.

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Man charged with assault after RV shooting

A man was arrested Thursday after he allegedly shot at an occupied motor home in south Spokane County. Spokane County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Steven D. Carpenter, 54, Thursday afternoon after the mobile home’s occupant, John Stone, called to report ...

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Government
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Education
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