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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 2016

Chalk Art Walk contest: ‘Lost in Space’ in Hillyard

HILLYARD – The annual Chalk Art Walk contest is on Saturday with registration from 9 to 10 a.m. on the corner of Market Street and Queen Avenue. This year’s theme is “Lost in Space.” Artists are divided into groups by age and assigned a square of sidewalk on which to draw.

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Feature Creature: Sassy

Shelter workers at Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service say this little cat lives up to her name. Sassy is a sweet and vocal cat who is eager to play, cuddle or nap. 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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Gardening: Pick hydrangeas suited to Inland Northwest climates

On the west side of the Cascades, hydrangeas grow to the size of small trees and in a couple of weeks they will be covered with huge blue flowers that will last well into late summer. While gardeners in the Inland Northwest will never be able to compete with our coastal counterparts, we certainly can grow our fair share of hydrangeas – if we manage them carefully and pick the right varieties.

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Somebody Needs You

The goal of Somebody Needs You is to match donors with the specific requests of needy Spokane residents. The list of requests is coordinated by the Volunteers of America in cooperation with recognized social service agencies in Spokane. If you ...

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TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2016

Mark Werner named new Spokane Valley police chief

Patrol Cmdr. Capt. Mark Werner was selected among three candidates to become the new police chief of Spokane Valley. Werner will replace Rick VanLeuven who retires on June 30 after spending nine years as Spokane Valley’s police chief. Acting City ...

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THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 2016

Lottery winners

Lottery winners in Spokane County for May 23-June 3.$1,000Peter Canfield, of Spokane. Patrick Eckel, of Spokane. Cary Collings, of Spokane Valley.

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NWC putting on Crusader Sports Camp

Northwest Christian School is inviting boys and girls entering first through eighth grades to its Crusader Sports Camp, Tuesday. The camps, which include boys basketball, football and baseball, and girls softball, basketball and volleyball, will be held in four 90-minute sessions each day. Athletes can sign up for more than one session.

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 2016

Valley council discusses police service contract 

If it will cost tax payers $75,000 to provide identical uniforms that read Spokane Valley Police Department, and “Police” not “Sheriff” across the back, is it worth it? What about painting police cruisers Spokane Valley’s signature ice blue color at an estimated $6,500 a pop?

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Cindy Hval

Cindy Hval

Stefanie Pettit

Stefanie Pettit

Landmarks: Patsy Clark, brother close in life and death

Clark’s impact in Spokane is probably most visible today in the Kirtland Cutter-designed Patsy Clark Mansion facing Coeur d’Alene Park that served as his family home until both he and his wife died. But in his lifetime, Clark became one of the most widely known …

Pat Munts

Pat Munts

Steve Christilaw

Steve Christilaw


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President Barack Obama talks with a young boy while touring Castle Place, a flood-damaged area of Baton Rouge, La., earlier today. Obama is making his first visit to flood-ravaged southern ...





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