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Spokane Valley archive for Jan. 16, 2013

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 16, 2013

Coordination is key to the perfect flag wave for a Central Valley High School Color Guard member. Lindsey Kridler practices her skills Friday for next week's presidential inauguration parade. (Nicole Hensley)

CV marching band ready for takeoff 

It’s almost time for the Central Valley High School marching band to take flight for their Washington D.C. dreams. They leave Thursday for their date with the presidential inauguration parade next week. They’ll march right by the White House along with musicians from each state…

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On loan to CVHS student Hannah Van Matre, the above piranha was preserved, dried as a tourism souvenir. She used it to display the Brazilian wildlife in her presentation. (Nicole Hensley)

CV students study the world

World geography courses will no longer be offered to students at Central Valley High School starting next year. The state is changing their curriculum to encompass world history instead, teacher Krista Larsen said, but this does not affect her job at the school. That means…

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This chicken was caught while trying to cross I-90 near Argonne the morning of Jan. 16, 2103. He is currently being held at the SCRAPS shelter.  (Photo courtesy of SCRAPS)

Why did the chicken cross the road? 

To get to the other side, of course. Why this particular chicken decided he needed to cross I-90 near Argonne this morning is a mystery, however. It took a SCRAPS animal control officer, four WSP troopers and a DOT employee about 45 minutes to capture…

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