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  • Spokane is test site for federal jobless program

    Spokane is one of a handful of national test sites for a new federal program designed to help the chronically unemployed get jobs and get off public assistance. The $200 …

  • Hundreds of volunteers gather to help the community

    A hot and sunny morning welcomed hundreds of United Way Day of Action volunteers to the Northeast Community Center on Sept. 12. Janice Marich, vice president of community relations at …

  • Northeast collaboration looks at shared issues

    The Greater Hillyard-Northeast Planning Alliance is inviting northeast organizations, residents and neighbors to a new-beginnings meeting at Northeast Community Center on Wednesday. The alliance has been a work in progress …

  • Demand in northeast has filled garden plots – again

    The Northeast Community Garden opened in 1997 on a vacant lot next to the Northeast Community Center. It quickly became so popular it ran out of space and had to …

  • East Central center may switch to a nonprofit

    In a cost-cutting move, city officials likely will convert the East Central Community Center to a nonprofit operation like Spokane’s other community centers. Twelve employees likely would lose their jobs …

  • Northeast Community Center pioneer retires

    When Joyce Jones got involved with the Northeast Community Center, it hadn’t even been built yet. And on April 5, after 30 years of service to her neighborhood, she retired …

  • COPS holds crime-prevention event

    About 40 people joined Mayor Mary Verner, Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick, neighborhood resource officers, COPS representatives and crime specialists, at a COPS-sponsored community crime prevention forum at Northeast Community Center …

  • Bemiss neighborhood losing a landmark

    Until recently, the Olive It Cafe was a source of pride for many in the Bemiss neighborhood. The restaurant and coffee house – located in a remodeled historic grocery where …

  • Northeast community center expanding

    Spokane’s Northeast Community Center, at 4001 N. Cook St., has started work on a $3 million addition that will create 30,000 square feet of meeting and office space and a …

  • Technology grants slated for Spokane

    Two federal grants totaling $2.2 million will help a network of Spokane civic and nonprofit groups upgrade technology in public centers so that small businesses and individuals can get more …

  • Community center expansion expected to house more services

    Northeast Community Center officials will break ground Monday on a $3.7 million project that will nearly double the size of its building at 4001 N. Cook in Spokane. Director Jean …



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