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Nina Culver is a freelancer for The Spokesman-Review's daily newspaper and weekly Voice sections.


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News >  Spokane
Aug. 1, 2019, 5 a.m.
The Downtown Spokane Partnership has begun a new program featuring local artists to be held every Sunday on Wall Street for the rest of August.

Aug. 1, 2019, 5 a.m.
First-grade teacher Analisa McCann was surprised to see an email in her inbox this spring congratulating her on being nominated for the ESD 101 Regional Teacher of the Year contest.

News >  Spokane
Aug. 1, 2019, 5 a.m.
Spokane County Fire District 10 has a new fire chief, but Ken Johnson is no stranger to the district. He started his career there as a volunteer firefighter when he was 16.

Aug. 1, 2019, 5 a.m.
Kyle Rydell is settling into his office and getting to know the West Valley School District staff, but the new assistant superintendent isn’t really a stranger to the district.

News >  Spokane
July 26, 2019, 10:49 p.m.
Bells jingled, feathers swayed and drums pounded Friday evening as the annual JulyAmsh Powwow kicked off at the Kootenai County Fairgrounds.

News >  Spokane
July 25, 2019, 5 a.m.
People have been flocking to a farmers market in the West Central Neighborhood that gives away free produce since Our Place Community Ministries first started it three years ago.

News >  Spokane
July 25, 2019, 5 a.m.
A retired public defender has made it her mission to help people get sometimes crippling interest removed from their legal financial obligations after a Washington state law passed in 2018 allowing it.

July 25, 2019, 5 a.m.
Parents with students in Spokane Public Schools can expect to find an email in their inbox next week offering them to chance to sign up for a new digital program called Peach Jar that will deliver information from their child’s school directly to parents instead of sending it home with students.

News >  Business
July 18, 2019, 5 a.m.
A larger and more modern Goodwill store celebrated its grand re-opening last month on East 27th Avenue on Spokane’s South Hill.

July 18, 2019, 5 a.m.
The Riverside School District is changing the schedule at all its schools this fall, dropping the two-hour late start that happened one or two Wednesdays a month in favor of starting the school day 20 minutes later every day.

July 18, 2019, 5 a.m.
The West Valley School District has signed up for a new service called Bark that automatically scans student emails and documents for keywords related to weapons, violence and bullying.

News >  Spokane
July 13, 2019, 4:24 p.m.
People lined First Street in downtown Cheney Saturday for the parade that is part of this weekend’s 52nd annual Cheney Rodeo.

News >  Business
July 11, 2019, 5 a.m.
The Green Bluff area north of Spokane started as place to go to pick fresh fruit, but in recent years it has evolved into much more than that. In addition to fresh fruit you can also buy farm fresh eggs, drink a fresh-brewed ale and have lunch.

News >  Spokane
July 11, 2019, 5 a.m.
The sensory garden near the Liberty Lake City Hall has been filling in nicely since plants were first put in the ground four years ago, with plenty of colorful flowers to see and touch.

News >  Spokane
July 11, 2019, 5 a.m.
Now is your chance to plan your very own National Night Out Against Crime neighborhood party for the first Tuesday in August and it can be as simple or elaborate as you want it to be.

News >  Spokane
July 9, 2019, 8:37 p.m.
More than 100 principals in town for the annual National Association of Elementary School Principals pre-K-8 conference descended Tuesday on Adams Elementary on Spokane’s South Hill to install a new playground and do landscaping work.

News >  Business
July 4, 2019, 5 a.m.
Photographer Luba Wold of Post Falls has opened a new photography studio in the hills above Post Falls near Stateline, situated on 30 acres of forest full of prime spots for family and senior pictures. Wold specializes in wedding and family photographs, though she also does engagements, newborns, maternity and high school senior photos. She likes to sit down and get to know her subjects before she picks up a camera. “I go more in depth with all my people,” she said.

News >  Spokane
July 4, 2019, 5 a.m.
George White will be celebrating his 100th birthday this week – a lot.

July 4, 2019, 5 a.m.
The construction project is underway for a new high school in the Central Valley School District

July 4, 2019, 5 a.m.
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society has named twin sisters Hannah and Megan Carver from University High School its first Eastern Washington Students of the Year award.

News >  Spokane
June 27, 2019, 5 a.m.
Ecology Youth Corps teens hit the road this week to spend part of their summer picking up trash along the region’s busiest highways.

June 27, 2019, 5 a.m.
A couple hundred people turned out last week to take one last look at the old Mead Middle School turned Boys and Girls Club before it is torn down to make way for a new sports complex.

June 27, 2019, 5 a.m.
The Spokane Public Schools Foundation just awarded $36,148 to 35 different school projects for the 2019-2020 school year supporting everything from STEM education to music.

June 27, 2019, 5 a.m.
Community members have turned out for two recent public meetings to give input on an update to Spokane Valley’s Parks Master Plan, asking for more parks in the city and indicating what amenities they would like to see in the parks in the future.

June 20, 2019, 5 a.m.
Betz Elementary in the Cheney School District was recently given a Washington State Recognized School award for showing significant growth in reading, math and attendance.