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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2016


Front Porch: Stories connect us, wherever we are

As the bus swung through the rapidly darkening streets, Myron talked about the weather, Waikiki and his wife. Last week, we celebrated our 30th anniversary on Oahu. Instead of renting a car, we used foot power and public transportation to ...

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Alroy, an adoptable cat

Alroy is available for adoption at the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service. He’s on a special diet. Shelter workers say he’s a sweetie who needs someone willing to brush, feed and care for him. Please refer to the pet’s ID number when contacting SCRAPS with questions about one of the adoptable pets. If you are interested in this cat or any animal at SCRAPS, call (509) 477-2532 or come by the shelter 6815 E. Trent Ave. in Spokane Valley. Adoptions of cats 6 months or older are $40 and include spay or neuter, first set of vaccinations, health check, microchip and first year’s license.

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Garden plots available at East Valley Farms

SPOKANE VALLEY – East Valley Farms, a community garden on the corner of East Wellesley and South Sullivan Roads near East Valley High School, is just getting ready for the growing season. Garden coordinator Lynette Romney said there are many ...

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Honey, an adoptable dog

Honey has been overfed and needs an owner who will love her and take care of her health. Shelter workers at the Spokane Regional Animal Protection Service say she is sweet and very friendly. She is a super senior and available for $25 – the cost of her license.

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Left to right, Debbie MacDonald, Stan Wright and Tina Owen share hors d’oeuvres March 24, 2016, at the Our Thai House. The local Meetup group the Rat Pack hosts a “Dinner Around the World” event once at month at a different restaurant. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

Sharing food and fun with the Rat Pack 

Spokane’s Rat Pack was organized in 2012 by Debbie MacDonald, Stanley Wright and Charmaine Devany – three Spokane residents who said they created the group to welcome anyone and everyone to party and have fun.

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THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2016

Education Notebook: Chase Youth Award winners named

The 2016 Chase Youth Awards recently honored area students who best represent the characteristics of citizenship, community service, courage, creativity, diversity, leadership and personal achievement. Nominees ranged from kindergarten to 12th grade, and one adult was recognized for his impact on youth. The winners, by category, are:

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Cindy Hval

Cindy Hval

Front Porch: Backyard dreams keep on growing

Many years ago, our small sons had attempted to dig to China from our backyard. The resulting trench, shored up with whatever boards and branches they could scavenge, was a marvel of elementary engineering. It was also dangerous when 6-year-old Sam found himself in over …

Stefanie Pettit

Stefanie Pettit

Landmarks: Archives hold beauty and history

For history hunters, there’s no place like the Washington State Regional Archives. There are five branches in the state, with Eastern Washington University in Cheney serving as home to the Eastern Region branch. Want to find out if you have an ancestor accused of horse …

Pat Munts

Pat Munts

Steve Christilaw

Steve Christilaw


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