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East Valley Middle School honor roll

East Valley Middle School has announced its honor roll for the second semester of the 2015-16 school year. Eighth grade4.0 GPA Cody Bliesner, Raylynn Bucher, Nicole Chen, Aashika Dahal, Deieinera Daugherty, Ethan Downing, Benjamin Fetters, Bryan Fuller, Brooklyn Gulliford, Jaclyn ...

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Mark Remington, of Sunset Construction, salvages wood beams from a demolished Albertsons grocery store at the corner of Sprague Avenue and Pines Road in Spokane Valley, Wash., on July 14, 2016. The store had been vacant since 2003. No construction plans or building permit applications for the high-traffic location have been filed with the City of Spokane Valley, a spokeswoman said. Harlan Douglass, the owner of the property, did not return a call seeking comment on his plans for the lot. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

Sifting through the rubble 

Mark Remington, of Sunset Construction, salvages wood beams from a demolished Albertsons grocery store at the corner of Sprague Avenue and Pines Road in Spokane Valley, Wash., on July 14, 2016. The store had been vacant since 2003. No construction plans or building permit applications for the high-traffic location have been filed with the City of Spokane Valley, a spokeswoman said. Harlan Douglass, the owner of the property, did not return a call seeking comment on his plans for the lot.

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East Valley Middle School honor roll

East Valley Middle School has announced its honor roll for the first semester of the 2015-16 school year. Eighth grade4.0 GPA Brycen Autrey, Raylynn Bucher, Payton Campbell, Bailey Carter, Nicole Chen, Jacob Collinsworth, Deieinera Daugherty, Ethan Downing, Kylie Fail, Benjamin ...

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Letter to the editor

Liberty Lake bond would reward communityIn 1960, my dad (age 38) and 639 of our neighbors invested in the Normandy Park community in Western Washington by building an 8,000-square-foot community center. They called it The Cove. Their assessment was $500, ...

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Lauren Jackson, left, is presented with a jersey by Seattle Storm co-owner Lisa Brummel after the Storm defeated the Washington Mystics 80-51 in a WNBA basketball game  July 15, 2016, in Seattle. The team formally retired her jersey No. 15. The jersey was unveiled in the arena’s rafters, next to the two banners signifying the WNBA championships she helped win in 2004 and 2010. (Lindsey Wasson / Seattle Times)

Steve Christilaw: Storm star retires as top women’s player

The Seattle Storm star is arguably the best player the WNBA has yet produced, leading her team to a pair of championships during her stay in the Emerald City. There’s absolutely no argument she’s the finest player Australia has produced – leading her country to four medals (silver in 2000, 2004 and 2008 and a bronze in 2012) in Olympic competition.

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Sheriff offers three nominees for Spokane Valley police chief 
Spokane Valley council looking to create separate police oversight board  
Pace’s request sets off lengthy review of Spokane Valley police  
Fire District 9 needs property tax levy renewed  
Government
Letter to the editor 
Council narrows applicant field to 3 
Valley to use consultant to find new city manager  
Council interviews six for open seats  
City survey seeks input on garbage collection 
Education
East Valley High School second semester honor roll 
East Valley Middle School honor roll 
Education Notebook: GU to host high school summer dance classes 
East Valley Middle School honor roll 
East Valley High School honor roll 
Environment
Weathercatch: Heat comes early again this summer 
Spokane regional clean air plan gets 10-year extension 
Gardeners can grow lots of produce in planter pots 
Weathercatch: March mild temperatures likely to linger with some unsettled interludes 
Gardening: Make birds welcome in your yard 
Good news
Women and Children’s Free Restaurant closer to fundraising goal 
Vincent DeFelice’s daughter receives national recognition for Einstein drawing 
Spokane Valley opens first dog park  
10-year-old boy teaches knitting class  
Girl Scouts build greenhouses for Progress Elementary School 
Business
Roses & More expands business across Intermountain West 
Spokane Valley City Council to tour pot businesses 
Microloan program aims to empower entrepreneur spirit in young adults 
Giant Nerd Books is a book hunter’s passion project 
Spokane Valley study examines economic opportunities 
Transportation
Expensive changes haunt the Sullivan Bridge project 
New midstreet parking, planters coming to Spokane’s Main Avenue  
Citizen advisory committee to provide input on remake of North Monroe  
City Council approves Ben Burr Trail upgrade  
EWU students design signs for STA bus rider education 
Elections
Scope of initiatives limited in Spokane Valley 
Hafner led library bond campaign 
County splitting larger voting precincts 
County splitting larger voting precincts 
East Valley positions teem with candidates 


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Steve Christilaw: Storm star retires as top women’s player

The Seattle Storm star is arguably the best player the WNBA has yet produced, leading her team to a pair of championships during her stay in the Emerald City. There’s absolutely no argument she’s the finest player Australia has produced – leading her country to …



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