Stories tagged: Chase Youth Commission
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 5:32 p.m.
Mead High’s Miranda Reed is a go-getter balancing school, volunteerism and Girl Scout cookie sales
A Mead High School junior has somehow learned to balance the demands of a 4.0 student, myriad school activities and community involvement to become the queen of the Girl Scout …
UPDATED: Wed., May 3, 2017, 10:31 p.m.
A new $25,000 grant hopes to fund programs that serve Spokane-area youth outside of school.
A new $25,000 grant is designed to fund programs that serve Spokane-area youth outside of school.
Sun., Jan. 29, 2012
Condon gala aids Chase foundation
Addressing the crowd at his inaugural ball, Spokane Mayor David Condon said he will strive to be like the popular mayor who led the city when he was a boy, …
Fri., Jan. 6, 2012
Mayor, officials endorse Chase commission plan
Spokane’s youth programs would remain independent from other nonprofit groups under a new plan that has support from Mayor David Condon. Former Mayor Mary Verner, whose 2012 budget eliminated the …
Sat., Dec. 10, 2011
City cuts Youth Department
Roland Chase has a message for incoming leaders of Spokane’s city government: “I would not turn my back on the youth of Spokane.”
Thu., Oct. 27, 2011
Chase nominations sought
The Chase Youth Commission is accepting nominations for the 2012 Chase Youth Awards. The Chase Youth Awards highlight strengths of character valued by the community including community involvement, courage, creativity, …
Thu., Sept. 15, 2011
County commissions, boards have openings
Spokane County has 11 openings for volunteers on boards and commissions that range from solid waste to historic landmarks. Some are for people from certain areas or backgrounds; others are …
Thu., Jan. 13, 2011
Chase awards taking nominations
The Chase Youth Commission is taking nominations for the 2011 Chase Youth Award. Award categories highlight strengths of character valued by the Spokane community including community involvement, courage, creativity, diversity, …
Fri., Oct. 15, 2010
Youth forum evokes best in politicians
Seen the new attack ad on Chris Marr? I won’t repeat any of it, other than to note that it formally marked the moment when the local election season went …
Fri., March 12, 2010
Spokane youths honored for service at Chase awards
One is so dedicated to the Make-A-Wish Foundation that he asked for charity donations instead of birthday presents. Another can perform everything from classical ballet to gymnastics and break dancing.
Fri., Dec. 18, 2009
Editorial: City’s youth department deserves more credit
It’s no surprise that the city of Spokane’s youth department finds itself in the budget-cutting cross hairs during economic bad times. Small agencies with specific constituencies are often targeted as …
Thu., Dec. 17, 2009
Youth department, commission eyed for chopping block
At least one Spokane City Council member would consider closing the city youth department and Chase Youth Commission to help balance next year’s budget. It’s an idea that the head …
Wed., Dec. 16, 2009, 6 p.m.
Talk of Spokane youth commission’s demise stirs concern
Social service agencies around Spokane sounded the alarm on Wednesday after it was disclosed that City Council members were considering eliminating the city’s youth department and the popular Chase Youth …