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UPDATED: Sun., June 7, 2020

Seattle City Council members slam mayor, police chief over protests

Seattle City Council members sharply criticized Mayor Jenny Durkan and Police Chief Carmen Best after police used flash-bang devices and pepper spray to disperse protesters a day after Durkan and …

UPDATED: Sun., June 7, 2020

Biden vows police reform after sealing Democratic nomination to challenge Trump

When Joe Biden announced he was running for president, he framed his campaign as “a battle for the soul of this nation,” saying President Trump threatened its core values by …

UPDATED: Sun., June 7, 2020

High winds, rain as tropical storm makes Louisiana landfall

Tropical Storm Cristobal spans hundreds of miles across the Gulf Coast

UPDATED: Sun., June 7, 2020

Faith and Values: A Buddhist response to the coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus is a powerful teacher about life, death, change, compassion and resilience. In general, I think Buddhists recognize how the present times call us to strengthen our spiritual practice …

UPDATED: Sun., June 7, 2020

10 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Spokane County on Sunday

Ten new COVID-19 cases in Spokane County were announced on Sunday, the smallest increase in a week.

UPDATED: Wed., June 10, 2020

Thousands of protesters gather in downtown Spokane for Sunday demonstrations against police brutality

A crowd several thousand strong once again began marching from Riverfront Park across the Monroe Street Bridge on Sunday afternoon. Speakers called for acknowledgment of police brutality against Black people, …

UPDATED: Sun., June 7, 2020

Yoga at Riverfront Park sets intention for afternoon protests

Yoga mats dotted the grass in front of the Red Wagon Sunday morning. Some had Black Lives Matter signs stuck in the dirt next to them as they did sun …

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

EV grad Grace Ellersick finds groove working at own pace

The most common educational environment may not present as best for every student. Grace Ellersick found working at her own pace at East Valley Online was right for her.

Hard-working Jordan Baumgartner scored a perfect attendance in his time at Freeman

By the time Jordan Baumgartner hit junior high, he already had the foresight to know which industries would remain strong by the time he was a working adult.

UPDATED: Sun., June 7, 2020

Want to help Spokane’s food bank? Street Music Week starts online on Monday.

Street Music Week, an annual fundraising event for Spokane food bank Second Harvest, will be held virtually this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Lake City grad always finishes what she starts

Mary Morse is graduating with Lake City High School’s class of 2020

A class of their own: Graduates of 2020 face unprecedented time with poise and hope

Because of COVID-19, the graduating class of 2020 has faced obstacles unlike any other, and they have proven that they were up to the task. From online classes to drive-thru …

Spokane Valley High graduate Fyre wants a career helping others

Lucas Fyre is graduating with the Spokane Valley High School’s class of 2020

Positively focused on future: Hard work, sunny outlook powers Shadle senior Niles

Ryan Niles is graduating with Shadle Park High School’s class of 2020

Senior’s disappointment tempered by perspective; Rogers grad Malolo looking toward high-flying future

Joshua Malolo is graduating with the Rogers High School class of 2020

Riverside’s Montgomery shoots for the stars

Tristan Montgomery is graduating with the Riverside High School’s class of 2020

Athlete pursues sports medicine: Working with trainer launches Post Falls grad’s career plans

Kennedy LaFountaine is graduating with the Post Falls High School class of 2020

Curiosity became Henegar’s cup of tea: Alternative school – On Track Academy – worked well for teen

Ashley Henegar is graduating with the On Track Academy’s class of 2020

Northwest Christian grad Tanner Noller comfortable behind the lens

Tanner Noller is graduating with Northwest Christian High School’s class of 2020

North Star allowed Calvin Berendes to plot his own course: Self-starter graduating ahead of schedule

Calvin Berendes is graduating with the North Star GSL’s class of 2020

Powerlifting and opera: North Idaho Christian grad Eliza Britt thrives with eclectic interests

Eliza Britt is graduating with the North Idaho Christian School’s class of 2020

New Vision graduate Aliyah Crabb ready for Whitworth and see the world

Thoughtful and creative are among Aliyah Crabb’s primary descriptors.

Garrett Renner the latest in long family bloodline to graduate from Kootenai High School

Renner advanced to state at the 1A State track and field meet in the long, triple and high jump as a junior, and would likely have done the same this …

Elizabeth Figueroa overcomes obstacles to excel at Gonzaga Prep

Elizabeth Figueroa is graduating with the Gonzaga Preparatory School’s class of 2020

South Korean exchange program student broadens world view at Genesis Prep

Yeongseo Lee is graduating with the Genesis Preparatory Academy’s class of 2020

Finding place to flourish: Five Mile Prairie School right setting for Owen Stanford to show strengths

At Five Mile Prairie School students come and go. The school partners with families who choose to do some or all of their child’s education from home, and it’s uncommon …

Ferris’ Caviness charts her course

Halle Caviness is graduating with the Ferris High School Class of 2020

East Valley’s Acosta compelled to succeed

Raymond Acosta is graduating with East Valley High School’s class of 2020

EVPP’s Savannah Brown credits dog Diesel with changing and saving her life

Savannah Brown is graduating with the East Valley Parent Partnership class of 2020.