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THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2016

East Valley Middle School honor roll

East Valley Middle School has announced its honor roll for the second semester of the 2015-16 school year. Eighth grade4.0 GPA Cody Bliesner, Raylynn Bucher, Nicole Chen, Aashika Dahal, Deieinera Daugherty, Ethan Downing, Benjamin Fetters, Bryan Fuller, Brooklyn Gulliford, Jaclyn ...

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2016


Mark Remington, of Sunset Construction, salvages wood beams from a demolished Albertsons grocery store at the corner of Sprague Avenue and Pines Road in Spokane Valley, Wash., on July 14, 2016. The store had been vacant since 2003. No construction plans or building permit applications for the high-traffic location have been filed with the City of Spokane Valley, a spokeswoman said. Harlan Douglass, the owner of the property, did not return a call seeking comment on his plans for the lot. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

Sifting through the rubble 

Mark Remington, of Sunset Construction, salvages wood beams from a demolished Albertsons grocery store at the corner of Sprague Avenue and Pines Road in Spokane Valley, Wash., on July 14, 2016. The store had been vacant since 2003. No construction plans or building permit applications for the high-traffic location have been filed with the City of Spokane Valley, a spokeswoman said. Harlan Douglass, the owner of the property, did not return a call seeking comment on his plans for the lot.

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East Valley Middle School honor roll

East Valley Middle School has announced its honor roll for the first semester of the 2015-16 school year. Eighth grade4.0 GPA Brycen Autrey, Raylynn Bucher, Payton Campbell, Bailey Carter, Nicole Chen, Jacob Collinsworth, Deieinera Daugherty, Ethan Downing, Kylie Fail, Benjamin ...

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Letter to the editor

Liberty Lake bond would reward communityIn 1960, my dad (age 38) and 639 of our neighbors invested in the Normandy Park community in Western Washington by building an 8,000-square-foot community center. They called it The Cove. Their assessment was $500, ...

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Lauren Jackson, left, is presented with a jersey by Seattle Storm co-owner Lisa Brummel after the Storm defeated the Washington Mystics 80-51 in a WNBA basketball game  July 15, 2016, in Seattle. The team formally retired her jersey No. 15. The jersey was unveiled in the arena’s rafters, next to the two banners signifying the WNBA championships she helped win in 2004 and 2010. (Lindsey Wasson / Seattle Times)

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 four medals (silver in 2000, 2004 and 2008 and a bronze in 2012) in Olympic competition.

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Three interviewed for open Valley council seat

The Spokane Valley City Council went through the now familiar procedure of interviewing applicants for an open council seat Tuesday evening. Council members took turns asking questions of the applicants – David Starr, Michael Munch and Michelle Rasmussen – and ...

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Mammatus clouds, nicknamed udder clouds, they are pouchlike protuberances on the underside of storm clouds. (Henry Moore / Washington State University)

Weathercatch: Mammatus clouds – odd, eerie and very photogenic

It’s believed that mammatus clouds (pronounced me-MATT-es) occur when cold, dense air sinks – in essence “punching” through the storm cloud and creating a band of sack-like structures. While their appearance means that storms and turbulence are nearby, the clouds themselves don’t produce stormy weather.

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Pat Munts

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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 …


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Have you heard this story?

Here's how it goes. A local family decided to switch from heating oil to natural gas. So after the gas line was all set up, they went ahead and had ...



Parting Shot — 7.27.16

People play Pokemon Go near the Atomic Bomb Dome at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, Japan. Pokemon Go” players are descending on an atomic bomb memorial park in Hiroshima, ...


An editor’s mea culpa

Hillary Clinton made history Tuesday evening when she became the first woman nominated for the presidency by a major party. Our headline and story in today's print editions made it ...




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