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Central Valley student wins statewide art competition

The symbolism in Niko Shawn Renee Looper’s painting couldn’t be more powerful. Or more timely.

Positive Grizzle proves power of perseverance: Hard work allowed Central Valley senior to overcome stigma of dyslexia

Taylor Grizzle is graduating with the Central Valley High School class of 2020

UPDATED: Tue., May 26, 2020

Whitworth looked like it was going to be named the county’s official team. Instead, it was 1 of 5 honored

The Whitworth Pirates basketball team briefly appeared to be on track to be Spokane’s official basketball team after an erroneous draft copy of a proclamation declaring them the county’s team …

Central Valley High student arrested after admitting to writing shooting threat to avoid giving class presentations

A 16-year-old Central Valley High School student was arrested Friday after admitting to writing a school shooting threat in a bathroom in order to avoid giving two presentations in class.

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 10, 2020

Central Valley High School student dies from injuries sustained in crash last week

Central Valley High School student Adam England died early Monday morning, less than a week after he was injured in a car crash in Post Falls.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 5, 2020

Central Valley High student, competitive swimmer in critical condition after Tuesday car crash

Central Valley High School had additional counselors on campus Wednesday following the news a student was involved in a serious car crash Tuesday evening. The high school informed families that …

Boundaries being decided for new, existing high schools in Spokane Valley, Liberty Lake

Central Valley School District will soon decide which schools the districts thousands of high school students will attend when the new Ridgeline High School opens in 2021.

Teenager arrested after making social media threats tied to Central Valley High School

The incident does not appear related to messages written on a bathroom wall at the school, which prompted cancellation of classes after a lockdown Friday, according to the Spokane County …

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 26, 2019

Central Valley High cancels classes after threat; East Valley threat prompts concern

Central Valley officials did not reveal the contents of the threat but stressed that the lockdown and evacuation measures were only precautionary. At East Valley, a message found in a …

UPDATED: Mon., June 10, 2019

With paint and a listening ear, Central Valley’s Marissa Kenney helps break stigma of depression

Marissa Kenney knew she had to do something, anything.

Spokane Valley teen from India uses public platform to push for adoption

Skye Potter was adopted from India 16 years ago by a family who have worked hard to honor her cultural heritage. She’s now pushing families to consider adoption, amid dwindling …

UPDATED: Thu., April 25, 2019

Calvin Whybrew of Central Valley places second for essay in Observance of the Holocaust writing and art contests

Calvin Whybrew of Central Valley High School takes second place for his essay, “Lessons from the Holocaust,” in the high school division of the Spokane Community Observance of the Holocaust’s …

UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019

Idaho State hires Central Valley graduate Ryan Looney as men’s basketball coach

Success has followed Central Valley High graduate Ryan Looney at his three previous head coaching stops: Eastern Oregon, Seattle Pacific and Point Loma (California) Nazarene. Now he’s a Division I …

UPDATED: Tue., March 5, 2019

Deputies searching for inmate who escaped work crew in Spokane Valley

Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for an inmate who walked away from a work crew Tuesday near East Eighth Avenue and South McDonald Road in Spokane Valley.

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 4, 2019

Central Valley High School students will restore 1959 ski boat to raise money for club

Miranda Kuhlmann, one of a small group of high school students gathered around a stripped, mahogany wooden boat frame at the Spokane Boat Show, said she hopes the 60-year-old boat …

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019

Police arrest two students accused in gun for marijuana swap, forcing Central Valley lockout

Central Valley High School went into a “lockout” on Wednesday after administrators received a tip that a student had a pistol.

112 Central Valley High School students earn Advanced Placement recognition

The College Board has named 112 Central Valley High School students as AP Scholars in recognition of their achievements in the Advanced Placement Program exams. Students who earn a minimum …

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 27, 2018

Central Valley High goes into lockout

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

Ryan Bragdon says he’s prepared for job as head coach of CV girls basketball program

The reminders are everywhere. And even if they weren’t, there will be people there to remind him anyway. Ryan Bragdon is coming home with a big job to do.

CV senior Javion Joyner finds confidence in passions, leadership

One might call Javion Joyner a Renaissance man.

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 20, 2018

Florida police suspect boyfriend in killing of Spokane Valley native

Amber Wohlers-Christensen, a 2002 graduate of Central Valley High School, was shot and killed Saturday at age 33. Her boyfriend is charged with first-degree murder.

Central Valley High displaying student artwork at Spokane Public Library

Central Valley High School is showcasing 60 pieces of student artwork at the Spokane Public Library in downtown Spokane. The exhibit will run through Dec. 31.

Greater Spokane League girls soccer champion Central Valley seeks more

The Central Valley girls soccer players bought into a team concept this fall. Two months later, the Bears were repaid with a Greater Spokane League title.

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017

Barnhart excited to be overseeing athletics at CV

Central Valley High School has promoted business teacher Robin Barnhart to be athletic director.

UPDATED: Mon., July 31, 2017

Former CV standout Emily Westerberg selected for Arizona State University Hall of Fame

It wasn’t only about basketball for Emily Westerberg. Family and friends were right up there. She made that clear in 2007 when she passed on an opportunity to play in …

Central Valley High School announce its second semester honor roll for 2016-17

Central Valley High School has announced its second semester honor roll for the 2016-17 school year. The students are listed by grade level and grade-point average: 12th grade

UPDATED: Wed., June 21, 2017

Stan Chalich retires from CVHS after 49 years

Stan Chalich, a dedicated Spokane Valley teacher, is retiring from Central Valley High School after 49 years

CV student keeps a positive outlook despite medical challenges

Despite medical problems, Eli Bambock keeps a positive outlook. Bambock is set to graduate from Central Valley High School.

UPDATED: Wed., April 26, 2017

Central Valley High School students design Vans sneakers with hopes to win $50,000

A group of Central Valley High School art students have made it to the semi-finals of a $50,000 national contest sponsored by iconic skateboard sneaker brand Vans.

UPDATED: Wed., March 15, 2017

Space is calling her: Engineer camp tinkers with young woman’s dreams

When Grace Kim was in middle school, she had no desire to be an engineer. Instead, she wanted to be an artist, or maybe a librarian.