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Tuesday, October 22, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Trump appointee Carl Higbie resigns after racist, sexist and anti-gay remarks

An appointee of President Donald Trump has resigned from the federal agency that runs AmeriCorps and other service programs after remarks he made disparaging blacks, Muslims, gays, women, veterans with …


Program aims to help North Idaho schools boost career and college planning

A new program aims to increase career development opportunities for Idaho youth and increase post-secondary attendance.


Paul Marx: Drafting women would improve military

Non-restrictive draft would also capture street youth who would benefit from military discipline.


YouthBuild Spokane repaints Meals on Wheels cafe

Greater Spokane County Meals on Wheels’ Silver Cafe, located at 4803 N. Nevada St., has been repainted by a crew of volunteer Americorps students from Educational Service District 101. The …


Welfare, child support cuts hit hard

It was hard last year for a Spokane mother of three trying to work her way off welfare. It’s much worse now. “I was trying to make the right steps, …


Budget cuts thwart single mom’s effort to escape poverty

It was hard last year for a Spokane mother of three trying to work her way off welfare. It’s much worse now.


Service Team refurbishes old homes for new use

Construction trainees are transforming the intersection of Riverside Avenue and Cook Street from eyesore into a potential minicampus. Two sagging homes on the southwest corner have been connected, and remodeling …


This course’s test will be a disaster

The after-school class at Spokane Garry Middle School is a little chaotic: Bobby is dead, Molly has a broken leg and Katie has gone temporarily insane. Of course nobody is …


This course’s test will be a disaster

The after-school class at Spokane Garry Middle School is a little chaotic: Bobby is dead, Molly has a broken leg and Katie has gone temporarily insane. Of course nobody is …