Stories tagged: mark anderson
Thu., Oct. 3, 2019, 5 a.m.
Spokane Arts announced Wednesday that Chris Cook, who has published two books of poetry and has been an active member of the Spokane poetry community for decades, is the new …
UPDATED: Mon., March 4, 2019, 3:29 p.m.
Things heat up at Spark Central with Kitchen Fires, a workshop and book project centered on food writing
Kate Lebo, Mark Anderson, Laura Read and Megan Cuilla will guide participants through the writing process. In the end, the pieces will be an anthology and cookbook.
Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 5 a.m.
Brighter classrooms. More windows. Larger hallways. Study space. Middle school students ask officials to design new middle schools with kids in mind.
Mon., Dec. 31, 2018, 9:18 a.m.
Poetry at the Podium will give more than 30 poets a year the chance to read a poem at council meetings during the time set aside for “Words of Inspiration.”
Mon., Dec. 24, 2018
Partnership between school’s Mark Anderson, city’s Rick Romero led to landmark school and library bonds
It probably won’t be a bestseller, but Mark Anderson and Rick Romero just wrote the book on local intergovernmental cooperation.
Sat., Jan. 27, 2018
The ballots already going out to voters are asking Spokane County residents to reduce the property taxes they give for schools. Sort of.
Sat., Nov. 4, 2017, 9 p.m.
The 29-year-old, who grew up in Mica, an unincorporated community between Spokane Valley and Freeman, founded Broken Mic, the long-running performance poetry open mic, held Wednesday nights at Neato Burrito …
Sun., June 12, 2016, 4 a.m.
Professional yo-yo player. Longtime Spokane Symphony trumpeter. Foosball champion. Of all the titles that dot Chris Cook’s eclectic résumé, “poet” is the one he’s most proud of.
Thu., Dec. 17, 2015, 10:21 p.m.
A proposal to arm Spokane Public Schools resource officers has been scrapped.
Fri., July 3, 2015
You’re encouraged to be relatively quiet in a bookstore, to browse and read silently without disturbing anybody. That’s not the case with 3-Minute Mic. On the first Friday of every …
Thu., Oct. 31, 2013
John A. Finch Elementary School was placed on the Washington Heritage Register at a meeting of the Washington State Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation in Spokane last week. “We …
Thu., Oct. 10, 2013
At North Central High School’s balloon shop, Dreams Inflate, the student workers are bracing for the Halloween rush. Last year, Valentine’s Day was so busy they had to set up …
Fri., Sept. 27, 2013
Every year since 2004, slam poets from all over the country (and some from outside the United States) have convened for a weekend in some city to compete for the …
Thu., July 26, 2012
Spokane Public Schools’ board voted unanimously Wednesday to begin negotiations with KSPS about the possibility of separating the public television station from the school district. If KSPS’ board – the …
Thu., May 31, 2012
Spokane Public Schools’ budget situation for the 2012-’13 school year is better than it has been in almost a decade, meaning there will be no layoff notices or agonizing decisions …
Tue., May 15, 2012
Spokane Public Schools central administrators’ pay will remain unchanged for the 2012-’13 school year, district officials announced Monday. The decision comes as the district’s upcoming budget is being finalized.
Wed., Feb. 8, 2012
OLYMPIA – Faced with a rapidly growing number of requests for public records, Spokane Public Schools wants to charge the public for the cost of locating and preparing those records. …
Tue., Oct. 25, 2011
Campaign contributions for elected offices in state, county and city governments are limited to a maximum of $1,600. But smaller political races, such as school board, fire commissioner, park board …
Thu., Sept. 23, 2010
After a year of analysis, traffic and home sale surveys and hundreds of public comments, the Spokane Public Schools board unanimously voted Wednesday to rebuild Jefferson Elementary School on the …
Thu., Sept. 23, 2010
When John R. Rogers High School was built in the early 1930s, the school board ordered old desks to be refinished and all of the new building materials to be …
Tue., Sept. 14, 2010
The options for relocation of Spokane’s Jefferson Elementary School have been narrowed to two – one east and one west, according to a recently released report prepared by Spokane Public …
Thu., Aug. 26, 2010
Heat emanating from molten metal poured at the Walla Walla Foundry makes a sweltering summer day seem cool. But the result of that 2,000-degree work is well worth the sweat.
Thu., April 29, 2010
There was no escaping neighborhood opposition when Spokane Public Schools held an open house about the remodeling and possible relocation of Jefferson Elementary in the school’s gymnasium Tuesday evening. Poised …
Thu., Jan. 24, 2008
Early budget forecasts show Spokane Public Schools may be looking to fill a gap of more than $2 million next school year. But the district is hoping to stave off …