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Emily Connery
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Emily Connery emilyc@spokesman.com (509) 459-5434

Emily Connery joined The Spokesman-Review in 2020. As an Editorial Assistant, she inputs letters to the editor, compiles content for Today and Voice sections and composes the Education Notebook.


Most Recent Stories

Aug. 20, 2020, 6 a.m.
The Spokane Public Library is hosting its first-ever Summer Game Jam, an online event in honor of the end of summer, starting today and lasting seven days. Everyone in the Spokane community is invited to participate by creating a game, be it paper or digital.

A&E >  Art
July 2, 2020, 5 p.m.
The Art Spirit Gallery exhibit “The Grace of Dexterity,” which ends Saturday, features four artists, and one of them is California native and current Billings resident Kelsey Bowen.

A&E >  Books
June 11, 2020, 5 p.m.
In solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, the Spokane Poetry Slam will be hosting their monthly virtual slam on June 18 with a few vital changes. Though the performances will be open to all for viewing, the sign-up sheet will only be open to Black poets and creators.

April 9, 2020, 1:54 p.m.
With an extended date of quarantine release set for May 4, Spokane artists are facing an unprecedented challenge with one simple solution: You. Ginger Ewing, co-founder and executive director of Terrain, said things have changed drastically for the creative community in the last month “to say the least.”

March 19, 2020, 4:56 p.m.
As events are canceled and people practice social distancing, the regular ways of supporting Spokane artists are disappearing for now. Although we won’t be able to pop into the From Here store in River Park Square, or slip spare change into the vending machines at Lucky You or Garageland, there are still plenty of surprisingly creative ways to support our favorite local artists.

March 18, 2020, midnight
Sixth-graders Emily Lentz and Lucina Peterson of Pride Prep Middle School have collected and donated 51 new hats and stuffed animals to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Inland Northwest. The students also met with Jake Osborn, Volunteer Services Manager for RMHC, to tour the facility. Sixth-grade students were partnered up and asked to choose a world issue for an assignment in their individuals and societies class earlier this school year. Emily and Lucina, already close friends, decided to take on the challenge of child cancer to the next level and start a collection drive.

March 5, 2020, 5 a.m.
Valley Christian School finished first not only in its division, but also in the all-size school competition at the regional Knowledge Bowl, held Feb. 21 at Whitworth University.

Feb. 27, 2020, 5 a.m.
St. George’s School has announced seniors Marshall Roll and Sarah Wu as finalists for the National Merit Scholarship for their performances on the PSAT last fall. Of the 1.6 million students to take the test nationwide, Roll and Wu finished among the top 15,000. They are now eligible for a variety of scholarships ranging in value from $2,500 to $10,000.

Feb. 20, 2020, 5 a.m.
The Liberty School District in Spangle is celebrating National Heart Month by honoring sixth-grade teacher Molly Gentry, who survived a major heart attack last summer.