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High school solo and ensemble contest winners

Local high school students recently participated in two solo and ensemble festivals, both of which took place at Rogers High School on Feb. 6. Winners from both competitions move on to the state competition, which will be held at Central Washington University on April 22-23.

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This gorgeous Siamese cat is waiting to bring you some good luck. She is loving, playful and guaranteed to de-stress your home. (Courtesy of Karen Fosberg)

China, an adoptable cat

China, a Siamese female, is available for adoption at the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service. Shelter workers say she is loving and playful. Refer to the pet’s ID number when contacting SCRAPS with questions about one of the adoptable ...

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Central Valley’s Braedon Orrino takes down Mead’s Tristan Brooks in a 152-pound match, Dec. 17, 2015, at CV. Orrino won the match with an 18-5 major decision. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

CV wrestlers work as a team

Wrestling is very much a team sport. When a wrestler walks on the mat, he carries the hopes and dreams of his team on his shoulders. Holding up his end for those teammates is as much or more of a driver for them as any personal dream or aspiration.

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