K.Jay Davis’ journey from couch surfing in crack houses in North Carolina to certified personal trainer specializing in triathlons and nutrition for endurance sports began with a visit to a church service in January 2008.
This year’s event features Mary Robson of Port Townsend, Washington, as the keynote speaker. Robson will be telling the story of how roots work with a little help from their friends, soil fungi and bacteria. Robson is a master storyteller when it comes to explaining how things work in the garden. She combines her years as a WSU extension horticulture specialist, author, writer and gardener to narrate the story behind the science and the beauty of the microorganisms in the soil’s rhizosphere.
The tall red barn out on Pleasant Prairie can easily be seen from a distance, not just because of its sharp contrast to the snow on the ground but also because it stands atop a rise and serves as a visible landmark for those driving along Bigelow Gulch Road. The Koch Barn, on the Spokane County Heritage Barn Register, was constructed in 1892, two years after the large farm house just north of it was built. The 400-acre property on which the barn sits was originally railroad property.
Feb. 27, the opening day of the high school baseball and softball season will be here before we know it and winter is showing few signs of leaving any time soon. But it’s just a matter of time – especially if you’re one those folks who believe the happiest day of the year is the opening day of the baseball season.
The event will raise money to continue the restoration of the Great Northern Caboose and paint three railroad cars at the museum. Dinner will by catered by Red Dragon Restaurant with an auction will follow.
Future Business Leaders of America students from Cheney, Freeman and Liberty high schools recently competed in the 2017 Northeast Region Winter Conference, which was held at Eastpoint Church in Spokane Valley. Students who place in the top six are eligible to compete at the State Business Leadership Conference April 19-22. Cheney High School