Stories tagged: Five Mile Prairie
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 13, 2018, 9:21 p.m.
Mead voters agree to pay for new middle school, football stadium
Voters sided with school officials trying to keep up with growth in north Spokane and agreed gave the Mead School District another $114 million for a new middle school, elementary …
Wed., June 1, 2016
After accelerated education, Five Mile Prairie’s Yelizaveta Skoromnaya aims for vet school
From a 9-year-old who didn’t speak a word of English to an accomplished student who finished four years of high school in three years, Yelizaveta Skoromnaya has traveled far.
Mon., Dec. 21, 2015
Getting There: Five Mile Road to see improvements
A section of Five Mile Road will see improvements next year.
Thu., June 4, 2015
Five Mile graduate beats the struggle to understand
Imagine English isn’t your first language. Words and jokes fly past you in a blur and you’re only able to understand a portion of them. Then imagine you can’t even …
Thu., Sept. 18, 2014
Five Mile group to debut book during Prairie Day
The Friends of the Five Mile School House has published a book about the history of Five Mile Prairie. It will be available at Prairie Day on Saturday.
Wed., June 11, 2014
Jim Kershner’s this day in history
From our archives, 100 years ago Breach of promise lawsuits were common in 1914, but here’s one that was unusual: A man was suing a woman for stringing him along …
Thu., May 22, 2014
Finding time to shine at Five Mile Prairie
Sometimes it takes students a while to shine. That was true of Paul Oestreicher. He’s attended Five Mile Prairie School since kindergarten, something quite rare in a school where the …
Thu., May 23, 2013
Five Mile Prairie School
Class of 2013 Expected to graduate are:
Mon., Oct. 22, 2012
Getting There: Five Mile Prairie Pathways plan OK’d
Two years of work by residents of Five Mile Prairie has resulted in a comprehensive plan for developing bicycle and pedestrian pathways. The plan acknowledges the challenges of creating safe …
Thu., April 28, 2011
Homesteader house built in 1879 sits atop Five Mile Prairie
On one of the highest rises on the 3,400-acre plateau that constitutes Five Mile Prairie sits the oldest inhabited house there – the J.F. Strong house. Original construction began in …
Thu., July 29, 2010, 6:42 a.m.
Firefighters: Brush fire easily could have threatened homes
Firefighters said homes could have been threatened Wednesday afternoon if they hadn’t moved quickly to douse a small brush fire in the Indian Trail area.
Fri., April 2, 2010, 8:03 a.m.
Police credit alert neighbor in burglary arrests
Spokane Police this morning are crediting an alert neighbor in the Five Mile Prairie area for helping them catch two juveniles in connection with three home burglaries overnight.