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THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2016


Fernan STEM Academy fourth-grader Brandi Bisaro, center, applauds the Spokane Symphony during a performance at North Idaho College in Coeur d’Alene on Thursday, March 3, 2016. Fourth-graders throughout the district were invited to attend the performance. (Kathy Plonka / The Spokesman-Review)

Photo: Fourth-graders enjoy Spokane Symphony

Fernan STEM Academy fourth-grader Brandi Bisaro, center, applauds the Spokane Symphony during a performance at North Idaho College in Coeur d’Alene on Thursday, March 3, 2016. Fourth-graders throughout the district were invited to attend the performance.

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One of the stolen bikes recovered from suspect Robert W. Thompson.

Police want to return stolen bikes to owners 

Spokane police are hoping to return a collection of stolen bikes and bike parts to their rightful owners. Police arrested Robert W. Thompson, 29 in Spokane Monday afternoon while he was riding in a car with another man who had ...

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Reardan students giving salmon talk in Portland

Reardan High School students will be in Portland on Tuesday to give a presentation at the Bonneville Power Administration about reintroducing salmon above Grand Coulee Dam. The 15-minute talk was prepared by students in Reardan’s agricultural leadership class, who were ...

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Suspect arrested in beauty store robberies 

After months of investigation, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team arrested a suspect Thursday morning in connection with two robberies last November. Vance G. Bartley, 50, faces two robbery and three kidnapping charges in connection with robberies of two ...

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Washington records

Spokane CountyMarriage licenses Corey R. Meyers and Christina R. Marshall, both of Spokane. Travis A. Edgerton and Cassandra L. Waldo, both of Spokane. Stephen W. Williams and Megan R. Clark, both of Medical Lake. Brian T. McMillan and Diana G. ...

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2016







WSU interviewing eight finalists for president job 

PULLMAN – Washington State University has selected eight finalists for the position of president, a group that includes women, minorities, and a candidate from the private sector. The new president is expected to be named by April.

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Extra CreditSpokane graduation rates increase slightly

Spokane Public Schools on-time graduation rate increased slightly in 2015, up to 84.5 percent. However, the districts on-time graduation rate for Black/African American students dropped to 77.8 percent. In 2014 ...



Photo blogBloomsday video

Colin Mulvany shot and produced a video on the sights and sounds of Bloomsday 2016. Check out the Bloomsday video here to relive Spokane's favorite race's 40th year.




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