Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Tuesday, October 27, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Clear Night 21° Clear
News >  Crime/Public Safety

Central Valley High goes into lockout

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 27, 2018

From staff reports

Central Valley High School in Spokane Valley went into a lockout Thursday after a student reported overhearing a perceived threat to the school.

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office and Spokane Valley Police Department responded to the school’s lockout and are still investigating the incident, according to a news release.

The student was at an advanced class at Spokane Community College when overhearing the conversation in which a threat was allegedly voiced.

A lockout is a less severe version of a lockdown. Students are brought inside during lockouts, buildings are secured and the school continues operations.

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper

Local journalism is essential.

Give directly to The Spokesman-Review's Northwest Passages community forums series -- which helps to offset the costs of several reporter and editor positions at the newspaper -- by using the easy options below. Gifts processed in this system are not tax deductible, but are predominately used to help meet the local financial requirements needed to receive national matching-grant funds.

Subscribe to the Coronavirus newsletter

Get the day’s latest Coronavirus news delivered to your inbox by subscribing to our newsletter.

New health insurance plans available Nov. 1 through Washington Healthplanfinder

 (Photo courtesy WAHBE)

Fall means the onset of the cold and flu season.