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In brief: Open house for proposed trail

Spokane Valley will hold an open house in the Ponderosa neighborhood Wednesday to present plans for a trail along 44th Avenue.

The city plans to build a 10-foot-wide, multiuse pathway along the street between Sands and Woodruff roads.

Residents can learn more about the project and talk with city representatives from 3:30 to 6 p.m. in the Ponderosa Elementary School library, 10105 E. Cimmaron Road.

For more information, call Steve Stamatoplos at 688-0022 or e-mail sstamatoplos

CV School District

Work session planned March 12

Central Valley School District will hold a work session on March 12 before the regularly scheduled board meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the district’s Learning and Teaching Center, 19307 E. Cataldo Ave. The time will be announced later.

The board is expected to discuss the formation of an options committee that will work on short and long-term solutions to the district’s overcrowding problems. No action will be taken at the work session.

Upward Soccer

Register through March 10

Registration is available for Upward Soccer hosted by Spokane Valley Wesleyan Church and Valley Open Bible Church.

In its third year, the league organizes children from age 4 through sixth grade into teams that play eight Saturday games and practice once a week between April 9 and June 9.

Registration will be open until March 10. Players will be evaluated and placed on teams at either church from 5 to 7 p.m. March 8, and from 9 to 11 a.m. March 10.

Registration is $70, which includes a jersey, T-shirt, socks and awards.

More information and registration forms are available from the churches: Valley Wesleyan,, 924-9775; Valley Open Bible,, 924-3705.

Peter Barnes

Summer camps

Time to send them camping

We will publish our annual Summer Camp Guide on April 3. We will list camps in the following categories: educational, drama, dance, art, music, residential, church, sports and special-needs.

We will need a brief description of the camp, location, age group, price range and session lengths and dates. Please include registration deadlines. Finally, we need a contact phone number and – if available – a Web site.

Information is due in our office by the end of the day March 18.

Please mail to: The Spokesman-Review, Features Department, 999 W. Riverside Ave., Spokane, WA 99201 and mark the envelope Summer Camps.

You can also e-mail us at: Please put Summer Camps in the subject line.


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