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Genesis Preparatory Academy senior Elijah Schreibeis talks about focusing on wildlife management upon graduation for the Christian school March 10 in Post Falls. (Kathy Plonka / The Spokesman-Review)

Genesis Prep’s Schreibeis beat the odds

Elijah Schreibeis spent the first five weeks of life in an intensive care nursery, his tiny body medicated with morphine to counter violent withdrawals from the heroin and alcohol he’d become addicted to in his mother’s womb.

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Lake City High School senior Khristian Paul, seen  at his home March 23 in Coeur d’Alene, holds the rank of Eagle Scout. (Kathy Plonka / The Spokesman-Review)

Lake City grad’s pursuits nothing trivial

Ask a trivia question about any major world event since 1914, and Lake City High School senior Khristian Paul can give you answers. Paul, 18, is passionate about history, or in his words, he’s a bit of a nerd on the subject.

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Cindy Hval

Cindy Hval

Stefanie Pettit

Stefanie Pettit

Pat Munts

Pat Munts

Steve Christilaw

Steve Christilaw

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 …


Poll: Execute cop killers

Tuesday Poll: Overwhelmingly, Hucks Nation said individuals convicted of murder in the slaying of a police officer should be put to death. 153 of 213 respondents (71.83%) held that position ...

BLM closes Towell Falls road during fire season

PUBLIC LANDS -- Towell Falls Road in the U.S. Bureau of Land Management Spokane District’s Rock Creek management area has been closed to motorized traffic as a fire precaution, officials ...

Explosions in the freezer

Somewhere in the Spokane area, this is going to happen today. 1.) Someone will come inside his or her home, noting that it is hot out there. 2.) That person ...

Labrador, Crapo set meetings around state

1st District Congressman Raul Labrador has launched a “Conversations with the Congressman” tour that he says will hit all 19 counties in Idaho’s 1st Congressional District; he’s in Wallace at ...

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