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  • Doug Clark: Thank you: Music taps soul of city

    The ninth annual Spokane Street Music Week will be remembered for a lot of record setting. As in …


  • Clark: Mayor sings for food bank; other candidates welcome

    Mary Verner became a history-making Spokane mayor on Wednesday. No, it didn’t have anything to do with her current attempt to become the first two-term mayor since Spokane had a …


  • Grow some fruit and veggies for food bank

    This is going to be a tough vegetable-growing year. Even the crops that tend to love the cooler spring weather are way behind. Things like tomatoes and peppers are just …


  • State funds will help Second Harvest improve safety, services

    A few months ago 50 volunteers, including many servicemen and -women from Fairchild Air Force Base, gathered in Spokane’s Second Harvest Food Bank warehouse and distribution center. Their job was …


  • Lessons in humanity

    Students at Ness Elementary School in the West Valley School District are learning early lessons about community service and giving back. Last week, the fifth-grade classrooms of Tammi McCollum and …


  • Giving falls short of goals

    When it came to charitable giving this holiday season, the Spokane spirit was willing even if the economy is still weak. Four of the Inland Northwest’s most prominent charities reported …


  • Meals on Wheels now delivers to elderly and their pets

    There’s one consistent source of company in Gladys Melbourne’s life: her gorgeous orange cat Gabby. Like many other elderly, Melbourne is largely homebound. She lives in a one-bedroom apartment in …


  • LC student’s concert will benefit food bank

    When Kendall Watson turned 5, she got an electric keyboard for her birthday. Lots of kids get keyboards for their birthdays and lots of keyboards end up in the back …


  • Notebook: Second-graders make fleece hats for Olive Crest

    With the holidays in full swing, the second-graders at Northwest Christian School recently displayed thespirit of the season when the students made fleece hats for children at Olive Crest, a …


  • Education notes: YWCA honors Gonzaga Prep senior

    Gonzaga Prep senior Francisca Chau was recently recognized for her outstanding community service with the 2010 YWCA Young Woman Achievement Award. Chau’s list of accomplishments include her involvement in school, …


  • Mobile food bank will be at Millwood church on Friday

    Second Harvest will bring its mobile food bank truck, filled with nutritious produce and fresh foods, to Millwood Presbyterian Church, 3223 N. Marguerite Road, on Friday from noon to 2 …


  • Education notes: Rogers to induct alumni into Walk of Fame

    On Oct. 14, Rogers High School will honor its Walk of Fame inductees and alumni. The homecoming assembly will be held in the Carl Ellingsen Athletic Center at 10:30 a.m. …


  • Church, Second Harvest make food bank mobile

    Brendee Glisson stood in the hot sun Friday with her 4-year-old daughter to collect free food from a mobile distribution in the parking lot of the Millwood Community Presbyterian Church. …


  • Mobile food bank delivers help, hope

    Brendee Glisson stood in the hot sun Friday with her 4-year-old daughter to collect free food from a mobile distribution in the parking lot of the Millwood Community Presbyterian Church.


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