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Saturday, March 23, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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In brief: Myrna Park will be dedicated today

From local reports

The Myrna Park in Spokane Valley will be dedicated today at 10 a.m. in memory of Myrna Gothman.

Bill Gothmann, Myrna’s husband of 62 years and former Spokane Valley councilman, will unveil a plaque dedicating the park. Mayor Rod Higgins will also speak at the event.

The park is at 22310 E. Saltese Lake Road in Greenacres. Because of limited parking, RSVP by contacting Elisha Heath, executive assistant for the city of Spokane Valley, at or (509) 720-5108.

Myrna (Nestoss) Gothmann, who taught in Central Valley School District for more than 19 years, died in February.

CVSD needs help naming future school

The Central Valley School District is seeking a name for the new high school that will open in the fall 2021.

Name submission will be gathered through Sunday for the school that will be built between Country Vista Drive and Sprague Avenue at Henry Road.

The district plans to have a name recommendation by Nov. 13.

Visit to submit your idea and the reasoning behind the name.

North Spokane Library hosts book sale

The Friends of the North Spokane County Library will hold its semiannual used book sale Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m to 3 p.m. at the North Spokane County Library, 44 E Hawthorne Road.

Paperback books are 50 cents; hardbacks $1; CDs, DVDs and books on CD will be available. Only cash or checks will be accepted.

Proceeds from the sale will support library activities such as Spokane is Reading, the summer reading programs and early learning materials.

Bridge to Brunch 5K will be Saturday

MultiCare will hold its second Bridge to Brunch 5K run/walk on Saturday at 9 a.m. in partnership with the University District.

Registration fees for ages 13 and up are $20, $10 for ages 12 and younger and free for ages 4 and younger. The fee will include a brunch after the 5K, and a Bridge to Brunch beanie hat will be given to the first 500 registrants.

All registration fees will be donated to the nonprofit Community Cancer Fund.

The course will start and finish on Washington State University’s Spokane campus, 501 N. Riverpoint Blvd. The course will take participants along the Spokane River and the Centennial Trail.

“Last year’s Bridge to Brunch was a huge success,” said George Hampton, senior director of marketing and communication for MultiCare’s Inland Northwest region. “It’s a great family event that we are proud to bring to our community.”

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Browne’s Addition workshops planned

The Spokane City-County Historic Preservation Office is planning to hold two workshops in support of its nomination of the Browne’s Addition Neighborhood to the Spokane Register of Historic Places.

A local register designation would help protect the historic nature of the neighborhood as well as provide financial incentives to property owners to maintain the historic aesthetics of their buildings, a news release said.

The workshops will be Oct. 18 at Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, 2316 W. First Ave., in the Gilkey Room, and Nov. 7 at All Saints Lutheran, 314 S. Spruce St. Both workshops will be from 6:30-8 p.m.

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