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A call to help some hungry students is more than answered

There was no scientific evidence to support the notion, but the bone-chilling wind seemed to die down with every vehicle that pulled into the Salk Middle School parking lot Wednesday morning. They were driven by neighbors, friends and colleagues – who were themselves driven by the desire to help hungry students.

Spokane Schools sends lunches to more neighborhoods

Spokane Public Schools announced Monday night that it will continue to offer grab-and-go meals during spring break week, April 6-10. The district also widened its food distribution network on Monday, sending buses to neighborhoods near Arlington, Audubon, Cooper, Sheridan and Stevens elementary schools.

Front and Center: Business librarian helps Spokane-area startups turn the first page toward success

Mark Pond received very few questions from visitors about starting a business at the reference desk when he began a career at the Spokane Public Library in 2006. “I just sat at the downtown library at the reference desk waiting for business questions to come to me. It was complete radio silence,” said Pond, the library’s business reference librarian. “People didn’t know what the library had to offer. I didn’t know how to market what we had to offer, and the tools we had available weren’t necessarily anything close to the toolbox we have now.”

STA to stop collecting fares, offer free door-to-door rides to seniors

The Spokane Transit Authority will suspend fare collection, board most passengers by the rear doors of buses and offer free van rides to people age 60 and over traveling to essential destinations in an effort to boost safety on the bus and paratransit system during the coronavirus pandemic.

Special education during shutdown on tap at special Spokane Schools meeting

Spokane Public Schools will hold a virtual question-and-answer session Wednesday to address the issue of special education during the coronavirus-related closure. The session will be held from 2-3 p.m., and a link will be provided before the meeting on the district’s website.