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  • Schools notebook: Hunger awareness goal of Ferris students

    The Ferris High School ASB officers plan to camp out in their annual Freezin’ for a Reason fundraiser. The students will spend three nights and four days, beginning after school …

  • Jesuit volunteer dies on bike ride

    Eunjey Cho, 25, had traveled the world before he arrived in Spokane as a volunteer for Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest in 2012. After serving here for a year, he set …

  • Valley Rotary plans fashion fundraiser

    Mike Payson, president-elect of the Spokane Valley Rotary, was recently fitted for a new outfit. A sport coat, a shirt, pants, “and shoes with green soles,” he said. “That’s so …

  • Education Notebook: Cold students, warm hearts

    The Ferris High School ASB officers camped out in the cold for a cause earlier this month in their annual “Freezin’ for a Reason” fundraiser, to raise awareness about homelessness …

  • City rallies around Cat Davis

    On Monday, Cat Davis got a fabulous early birthday present: An independent medical review board overturned her insurance company’s decision to deny her a potentially life-saving stem cell transplant. Davis, …

  • L’Arche residents ride through life together

    Jennifer Bermingham blossoms when she gets on a bicycle. The developmentally disabled 39-year-old hadn’t ridden one for years because of physical limitations but was able to enjoy riding once again …

  • Gun top prize in fundraising raffle for shot deputies

    A handgun is the top prize at a fundraiser raffle for two Spokane County sheriff’s deputies shot by a heroin trafficking fugitive last month.

  • Donor drops valuable gold coin in The Salvation Army’s kettle

    For the third year in a row, The Salvation Army of Spokane found a gilded gift in a donation kettle.

  • Education Notebook: Bemiss wins award for math

    Bemiss Elementary School students were recently honored when their school was named a 2011 Title I Washington State Distinguished School by the state superintendent’s office. The students’ outstanding achievement in …

  • Fundraisers will help teen’s family

    An 18-year-old Coeur d’Alene High School graduate is fighting for his life in a Missoula hospital after his car flipped on Lolo Pass on the Montana-Idaho border two weeks ago. …

  • Ferguson’s, The Milk Bottle see support pour in after fire

    When Mary Lou’s Milk Bottle and Ferguson’s Cafe were hit by a three-alarm fire Sept. 25, people from all over Spokane responded with compassion to the news that the two …

  • Motorcycle ride cancer fundraiser

    The Inland Empire Motorcycle Coalition will hold its 10th annual ride on Saturday to benefit the American Childhood Cancer Organization of the Inland Northwest, formerly Candlelighters of the Inland Northwest. …

  • Obama set to help Murray with fundraiser appearance

    President Barack Obama is headlining a fundraiser for Sen. Patty Murray on primary day next month.

  • Bleak news from Haiti moves kids to action

    The earthquake that rocked Haiti on Jan. 12 sent emotional shockwaves around the world and into a living room on Spokane’s South Hill. When 7-year-old Ella Magnuson watched the news …

  • Area comes together with fundraisers

    The holiday season is approaching and soon the calendar will be filling up with parties and events to celebrate the season. But in Sandpoint the holidays mean much more than …



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