* Race percentages are calculated with data from the Secretary of State's Office, which omits write-in votes from its calculations when there are too few to affect the outcome. The Spokane County Auditor's Office may have slightly different percentages than are reflected here because its figures include any write-in votes.
About The Measure
The East Valley district is asking voters for a four-year maintenance and operations levy that would raise about $13 million a year.
East Valley Farms, a community garden on the corner of East Wellesley and South Sullivan Roads near East Valley High School, has garden plots available for this growing season.
Last Friday, dozens of children and their families attended an art show called “A is for Art” in the Seehorn Building of the Steam Plant. The exhibition included more than 400 works of art created by elementary students from East Farms STEAM Magnet School in the East Valley School District. Along with a handful of volunteers, teacher and resident artist Sami Perry hung the work in one day, anticipating an excited crowd. They weren’t disappointed.
Tuesday’s special election asked taxpayers to approve a number of bonds and levies for Spokane County schools and fire districts.
The East Valley School district hopes to pass a $12 million maintenance and operations levy in a February special election.
Teachers in the East Valley School District voted Thursday to join Spokane Public Schools teachers in a one-day strike on Wednesday, but teachers in the Central Valley and Cheney school districts will not join them. Teacher unions in 64 Washington school districts have voted to walk out in protest of the state funding for schools, according to the Washington Education Association.
Teachers in the East Valley School District voted Thursday to join Spokane Public Schools teachers in a one day walkout on Wednesday but teachers in the Central Valley and Cheney school districts will not join them.
STA sales tax increase OUTCOME: Too close to call. YES: 49.4 percent50 NO: 50.6 percent
Orchard Prairie School District, taxpayers wrestle with financial realities of preserving rural benefits
Plenty of room for her twin boys to play and a small rural school drew Teri Tucker from Spokane’s South Hill to the pastoral Orchard Prairie. “It was the lifestyle that we wanted – hills to sled on, things like that,” Tucker said.
Voters in the Cheney and Nine Mile Falls school districts will be asked a second time to approve construction bonds for major renovations in their high schools. Both districts proposed bonds in the February election. Cheney School District fell 2 percentage points short of the 60 percent needed for approval. Nine Mile Falls School District was more than 7 percentage points below the required supermajority.