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For the week of August 3

Spokane City Council

Monday, 3:30 p.m. council briefing, lower-level conference room

6 p.m. regular meeting

City Hall, 808 W. Spokane Falls

The council will consider getting a short-term loan for $2.6 million to fix the city’s streets.

Spokane City Council

Thursday, 3 p.m. study session, lower level conference room

The council will discuss plans for the Lincoln Street bridge project.

Spokane County commissioners

Tuesday, 9 a.m. briefing, county courthouse, 1116 W. Broadway

2 p.m. regular meeting for non-hearing items, public works hearing room, 1026 W. Broadway

5 p.m. hearings, public works hearing room

At 5 p.m. commissioners will discuss spending $480,000 to upgrade 911 systems in the city and county. They will also consider creating RIDs on Hoerner Avenue; Collins Road; Olive Avenue; Cataldo, Springfield avenues and Van Marter Road; and Tallman Road.

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Freeman students march in unity to honor memory of slain classmate Sam Strahan

UPDATED: 9:38 p.m.

updated  Drenched in sunshine and a sharp spring wind, more than 70 students marched Friday out of Freeman High School behind a “Freeman Strong” banner to the same football field where they sheltered in fear last September following the shooting that killed 15-year-old Sam Strahan and injured three girls.