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THURSDAY, NOV. 12, 2015


Neighborhood notes

The Bemiss Neighborhood Council will meet 6 p.m. Thursday at the Northeast Community Center, 4001 N. Cook St. The North Hill Neighborhood Council will meet 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Gathering House, 733 W. Garland Ave. The Minnehaha Neighborhood Council ...

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School stages raising their curtains

Ferris High School’s production of “Shrek the Musical,” based on the film, opens Thursday. The musical follows the story of Shrek, a swamp-dwelling ogre, his sidekick, Donkey, and Princess Fiona, along with other fairy tale characters such as the Gingerbread ...

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 11, 2015




Landmarks: Jenkins helped shape Spokane 

One of early Spokane’s most generous benefactors may be one of the least known. Col. David P. Jenkins does have an elaborate grave monument at Fairmount Memorial Park, and has one building in Spokane and one school in Chewelah named for him, but that’s pretty much it.

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Ruby

Ruby is available for adoption from the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service. Shelter workers say she is a sweet, dignified girl who needs a loving owner to give her lots of TLC. With her age, she has some minor medical issues but nothing that can’t be handled. 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 dog or any animal at SCRAPS, call (509) 477-2532 or come by the shelter 6815 E. Trent Ave. Spokane Valley. Dog adoptions are $87.04 and include spay or neuter, first set of vaccinations, health check, microchip and first year’s license.

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American Indian artist Joe Arnoux displays these pen and ink drawings Tuesday in his studio in Spokane Valley. (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)

Show spotlights Native American artists

“We Are Still Here” will highlight works of Native American artists, representing more than a dozen tribes. The works, curated by artist Joeseph Arnoux, are in a variety of styles and mediums, from the traditional to the contemporary, music, dance, ...

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At the opening of an art exhibition at the Spokane Public Library, art teacher Jennifer Compau Boyd, left, and special education teacher Lynne Kovacich, third from left, stand with artists Jonathan Finck, second from left, Matthew Pretz and David Gonzales, right, for a photo Friday. Art produced by the three young men and two others not present is on display at the library to show off the ways that developmentally disabled young adults can produce interesting art pieces. (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)

Special education students showcase artwork

When Jonathan Finck paints, he whistles, claps and stomps, but the 21-year-old doesn’t speak. In fact, the 21-year-old artist can’t speak. Instead, Finck communicates on the canvas. His work, along with five of his classmates, is on display at the Spokane Public Library in the Very Special Art Exhibition, through the end of this month.

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Television thefts rising again

A rash of thefts of televisions from RV’s has once again hit Freedom RV in the 19000 block of East Cataldo Avenue, leading the company to hire overnight security. Television thefts were reported on Nov. 2 and Nov. 7. “They’re ...

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THURSDAY, NOV. 5, 2015

Ed Notes: CV artists show work at library

SPARK, an art partnership program within the Central Valley School District that works to provide people with disabilities with opportunities to express themselves artistically, is hosting an exhibition through the month of November at the downtown branch of the Spokane ...

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Neighborhood notes

The Community Assembly will meet 4 p.m. Friday at the Council Briefing Center, City Hall, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. The North Indian Trail Neighborhood Council will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 8441 N. ...

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Senior meals

For the week of Nov. 9-13. Monday – Option 1: Tuna noodle casserole, steamed vegetables, roll, fruit. Option 2: Potato soup with ham and cheese sandwich, steamed vegetables, roll, fruit. Tuesday – 1: Beef goulash, steamed vegetables, roll, fruit. 2: ...

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Cindy Hval

Cindy Hval

Love story: Marriage lasted decades past mother’s prediction

Ruth Beck should have known it was true love when Herb Beck emerged from his hiding place beneath the cafeteria lunch table. Their high school in Eden, New York, had a Sadie Hawkins dance fast approaching and Herb was busy dodging girls anxious to tag …

Stefanie Pettit

Stefanie Pettit

Pat Munts

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Blogs

Game day for Zags, Mustangs

Big one tonight for Gonzaga and SMU at Moody Coliseum in Dallas. While the Zags (20-5) don't have any bad losses they are a little light on quality wins (two ...


Weekend Wild Card — 2.13-14.16

We're officially a week away from the 2016 Blogfest at Steve Widmyer's Fort Ground Grill. I'll be beating this drum for the next week. If I can find some photos ...



5 education reads found in the last 7 days

New, Reading-Heavy SAT Has Students Worried via The New York Times’ Anemona Hartocollis “For thousands of college hopefuls, the stressful college admissions season is about to become even more fraught. ...






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