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The School Year Ahead: LC construction project will offer big payoff next year

Work is well under way on a $23.5 million project that will transform Lewis and Clark High School in time for the first day of school – in 2020.

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019

Dow slumps 800 points after bonds flash recession warning

Stocks fell sharply Wednesday after the bond market threw up another warning flag on the economy.

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019

Victim of alleged assault in fight between Spokane neighbors over snow broke 2 ribs, bone in face, court records say

A man accused of attacking his neighbor over blowing snow into each others’ properties appeared Wednesday in Spokane County Superior Court where his bond was set at $2,000.

$495 million Spokane Public Schools bond: Digging into the details

Tuesday’s election answered a big question for Spokane Public Schools, but it posed a few more.

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018

$77 million Spokane library bond poised to pass

A bond to improve and expand Spokane’s library system was on track to pass Tuesday evening.

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018

Spokane voters supporting $495 million school bond with 67 percent approval

A landmark $495 million construction bond for Spokane Public Schools appeared to be on its way to passage Tuesday night.

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 1, 2018

Downtown Spokane stadium plan gets backing from boosters, maybe a second chance from City Council

City Councilwoman Lori Kinnear is working against the clock to have her colleagues reconsider their vote against a bond measure that would ask taxpayers to cover the cost of building …

Honduran mother separated from son to remain in custody

An immigration judge says a Honduran woman who was separated from her 8-year-old son when she entered the United States must remain in custody, prolonging her reunification wait.

Stevens County Fire District 1 says two new stations are reducing response times

As the region enters the hottest, driest season, southern Stevens County has two new fire stations to help keep on top of danger.

UPDATED: Wed., July 4, 2018

Immigration judge in Tacoma denies bond for mom separated from son

“Her child is in the custody of the government. The fact that she would skip town is incomprehensible,” said a lawyer for a 25-year-old Honduran mom denied bond. She had …

License to chill: MI6 tries to shed macho James Bond image

Britain’s MI6 intelligence service has made its first-ever television ad, aiming to banish macho James Bond-style imagery and attract more women and ethnic-minority recruits.

UPDATED: Tue., March 20, 2018

$500K bond for shooting suspect’s brother in school trespass

A judge set an unusually high $500,000 bond on Tuesday and imposed a host of other restrictions for the brother of the Florida school shooting suspect, who was charged with …

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017

Central Valley School District closes in on ambitious building blitz

As a number of new Central Valley School District schools open this week, an ambitious building blitz draws to a close.

Bond increased for man charged in lethal meth case

A judge has increased the bond for a Spokane man charged with forcing the grandson of a former Post Falls mayor to ingest a lethal dose of methamphetamine.

New Spokane school security system bars sex offenders, other banned individuals

Spokane middle schools and high schools installed a new entry security system this week that automatically bars sex offenders and other banned individuals.

Official: $4 billion bond meant as jab at trend of exorbitant bonds

A Texas court official says the $4 billion bond she imposed on a suspect was meant as a jab to highlight that bonds are often set so high that defendants …

Cheney School District asking for $52-million bond; some worry proposal ignores Airway Heights area students

Cheney School District voters will be asked to approved a $52-million bond on Feb. 14. The money would pay for high school and elementary school renovations and expansions.

Coeur d’Alene schools to ask voters for $68 million in a construction bond and operating levy

Voters in Coeur d’Alene will be asked to approve a $35.5 million bond measure and a $32 million operating levy in March.

Riverfront Park redevelopment on track for 2017, planners say

After a tumultuous year that began with cost overruns, unexpected expenses and criticism from within, those in charge of Riverfront Park’s $64 million redevelopment say they’re on track for a …

Imax theater in Riverfront Park headed for demolition; fate of pavilion rides still in question

Spokane Park Board members agreed last week to move forward with a 2014 recommendation to demolish the aging IMAX theater on Riverfront Park’s Havermale Island as part of efforts to …

Ice ribbon in Riverfront Park delayed by design that came in over budget

An overly ambitious design will delay the opening of Riverfront Park’s new ice skating ribbon, the first signature project in Riverfront Park’s massive taxpayer-funded renovation. It’s the latest in a …

Howard Street bridge demolition in Riverfront Park to start in late summer

The Spokane Park Board voted Thursday to approve a bid of $4.7 million to reconstruct the Howard Street Bridge South.

Riverfront Park project on track for success

Recently, articles in this newspaper and other publications have raised legitimate questions about the progress of the redevelopment of Riverfront Park following the voters’ approval of a $64.3 million bond …

Fire district tries bond again after ballot printing error

A Stevens County Fire District 1 bond issue is back on the ballot this month after it was discovered missing from the ballots of dozens of residents in November.

Fire district tries bond again after ballot printing error

A Stevens County Fire District 1 bond issue is back on the ballot this month after it was discovered missing from the ballots of dozens of residents in November.

Hafner led library bond campaign

The group campaigning for the Spokane County Library District’s bond – which would allow the district to build a 30,000-square-foot library across Sprague Avenue from the site of the new …

Free rides, live music to celebrate Riverfront Park renovation

To thank Spokane voters for approving renovations at Riverfront Park, the city will host a celebration there on Saturday, with free rides, live music, $1 hot dogs and a beer …

Newman Lake to build new volunteer fire station

Newman Lake Fire and Rescue Chief Keith Yamane wasn’t fazed by the pounding hail and rain that delayed the ceremonial groundbreaking at the site of a new fire station Saturday. …

From multimillion dollar school bond to building

Architects have been vetted. Construction timelines established. Community input integrated. Now work is beginning. Central Valley School District officials are wasting no time in moving forward on projects under a …

Newman Lake voters pass bond for fire station

The second time was the charm for Newman Lake Fire and Rescue, which passed a $1.1 million bond this week to pay for a new fire station. A $2.2 million …