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Proposition 1, Replacement capital levy

Election Results

Option Votes Pct
No 5,083 46.97%
Yes 5,738 53.03%

* 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.

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Women sue East Valley School District, alleging the district failed to respond to workplace harassment, intimidation

A former East Valley Middle School principal harassed and intimidated female staff to the point multiple women quit after receiving little support from district leadership, according to a lawsuit against the school district set to go to trial later this month.

East Valley School District seeks renewal of $18.5 million levy to pay for HVAC, security improvements

The East Valley School District has a replacement four-year, $18.5 million capital levy for safety, security and infrastructure improvements on the November ballot.

East Valley High School reverses course and will allow military stoles at commencement

East Valley High School has reversed its policy prohibiting seniors who have enlisted in the military from wearing military stoles at the school’s graduation ceremony Monday night.

East Valley Parent Partnership: Kathrina Collins found the right fit and is balancing work and school successfully

Kathrina Collins, 19, has been on her own for some time. Coming from difficult circumstances and raised by her grandmother, she struggled academically, left school for a while and has been working full time and supporting herself for a couple of years.

East Valley Online Learning Program: Valedictorian Kiley Heizer finds academic success online, juggling classes and responsibilities at home

Kiley Heizer was a student in a traditional classroom at East Valley High School until the COVID-19 outbreak moved everyone to online learning – and it was there that she found her place to thrive.

Getting There: Pedestrian underpass will link East Valley schools when Bigelow Gulch is finished

Crews working for Spokane County, the city of Spokane Valley and the school district begun this month a project that will completely revamp the area between East Valley middle and high schools, including new playfields, utility lines and provide the eastern terminus of a road project that’s been in the works since before most of the students thwacking tennis balls Friday morning were born. 

School leaders struggle to keep doors open as absences mount among students and staff

Soaring COVID-19 numbers are forcing local school districts into some difficult situations, including temporary closure of buildings.

East Valley School District cancels classes Monday after COVID-19 outbreak

“Last week was a struggle for all of us as we had to navigate both the weather as well as positive COVID tests for students and staff,” the district wrote in an alert on its website, confirmed by Superintendent Brian Talbott on Sunday evening. “Unfortunately, yesterday and again today, we have lost additional staff due to positive test results.”

East Valley bus driver who was hit in November crash says he now faces much more serious injuries

Blackhawk Delgado worked for decades taking kids to and from school. That changed in November, when a man in a stolen car allegedly crashed into Delgado’s bus, tipping it and injuring Delgado inside.

Man accused of tipping East Valley school bus Monday may face assault charges

Ryan Zumwult parked his white BMW in the parking lot of his business before starting work for the day. Hours later, he realized it was no longer there and reported it stolen around 7 a.m. Nov. 22.