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UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019, 2:35 p.m.

North Central senior Ruwaida Abbas realizes goals as she heads to university

North Cental High School senior Ruwaida Abbas has overcome obstacles to becoming first in her family of immigrant refugees to graduate from high school and hopes to attend university.

100 years ago in Spokane: North Central High School girls vote for stricter dress code

Girls at North Central High School voted overwhelmingly for a stricter dress code.

Innovation Challenge Club – a WSU-tied program – shines with top national award

The Innovation Challenge Club at North Central High School was surprised to learn earlier this month that the group had taken first place in the nation in the Pharm4Me Innovation …

100 years ago in Spokane: City prepares for train with 300 wounded soldiers; North Central High School girls embrace stricter dress code

A train carrying about 300 wounded soldiers was scheduled to stop briefly in Spokane on the way to Camp Lewis.

North Central High School students’ genetic work on worms could help scientists make breakthroughs

A grant is helping North Central High School teach students genetics through worm research.

Gifts that keep giving: Area schools reap the benefit when donors makes musical gifts

Private donations of musical instruments or successful campaigns for specific equipment can make a big impact for music programs at area schools, but they are extremely rare.

Spokane artist Chris Bovey collaborates with consultant and students to create a mural at North Central High School

The wall of the North Central High School cafeteria has a new splash of color thanks to Spokane artist Chris Bovey, who recently finished a Spokane-themed mural painted in the …

Vaping epidemic grips Spokane students as school officials band together to tackle problem

The contraband was scattered across a large conference table last week at North Central High School. Principal Steve Fisk pondered the paraphernalia, the meager spoils of a cat-and-mouse game that’s …

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 31, 2018, 8:22 p.m.

Man stabbed near North Central High

A man was attacked and stabbed in the torso near North Central High School at about 4:40 p.m. Wednesday, according to police.

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 10:38 p.m.

As social media’s influence grows, teachers, administrators search for a response

For educators in Spokane, the perils of social media are everywhere.

North Central’s Myah Rodriguez pursuing her own history after beating cancer

North Central High School student Myah Rodriguez overcame childhood cancer to become a leader with a bright future.

Set to join EWU in field events, NC’s Hailey Leeking may pursue nursing as a career

Hailey Leeking, a North Central senior and future Eastern Washington University Eagle, has a couple of hidden interests, according to her aunt Karen Hughes.

NC students teach survival and watching for signs of a school shooter

North Central High School students have roles in 12-minute video designed to save lives by preventing or surviving a school shooting.

100 years ago in Spokane: Bootleggers busted by sheriff after car chase

Spokane County Sheriff George Reid stopped an auto in Mead. Inside were three men, including “well-known” building contractor R.W. Hackett. The sheriff had been tipped off that the car was …

UPDATED: Tue., April 10, 2018, 5:50 p.m.

North Central soccer heads into early-season test against Gonzaga Prep with plenty of momentum, optimism

The North Central boys soccer team appreciates the hard work that’s put them atop the Greater Spokane League standings.

100 years ago in Spokane: Dishwasher jailed for blaming capitalists for World War I

Dishwasher Andy Kernochan, 41, was having breakfast at the Electric Kitchen cafe when he treated customers to his views about America’s involvement in the war. But he did so a …

From one school to another: North Central DECA delivers big boost to Spokane Guilds’ center

Students at North Central High School have given a big boost to the Spokane Guilds’ School and Neuromuscular Center.

100 years ago in Washington state: Going without meat, wheat and sherbert a ‘patriotic duty’

Food – its scarcity, not bounty – was uppermost in people’s minds as the holidays approached. “The Northwest must settle down to a more intensive conservation of food and more …

Iraqi refugee, North Central student, thrives in Spokane despite close call with President Trump’s travel ban

Farrah Faeq was just coming into her own in Spokane when President Donald Trump announced his first travel ban in early 2017.

UPDATED: Thu., July 20, 2017, 9:44 a.m.

With dying wish, Vietnam veteran receives diploma from North Central High School

After nearly half a century of waiting, a terminally ill Vietnam veteran received his high school diploma from North Central High School on Wednesday.

Kelly Walters: Mr. James sparked white-hot desire to pursue science

He learned how to do DNA research in the lab at Eastern Washington University and then posed the radical question: Why can’t we do the same thing with my high …

Father’s death intensified NC senior’s desire to attend college

North Central senior KiArra Thompson will be one of the first to say that your life can change overnight.

UPDATED: Sun., May 21, 2017, 7:56 p.m.

Man arrested with drugs, handgun in possession after leading police on foot chase near North Central High School

A man with a loaded handgun in his waistband and drugs in his possession was arrested after a brief foot chase with police early Sunday morning.

UPDATED: Thu., May 11, 2017, 9:57 p.m.

Former North Central football coach Art Bauer dies

Art Bauer, who coached football at North Central High School for 17 years and led the Indians to a Greater Spokane League title in 1977, died Thursday.

100 years ago in Montana: Spokane girl dies after suffering from diptheria on a stalled train

Mr. and Mrs. Chester Styff, of Spokane, were compelled to watch their daughter, Violet, 4, suffer the ravages of diptheria – far from medical help. They were returning to Spokane …

Audubon Park sidewalk aims to increase access, prompts running community concerns

One of the first projects to provide greater pedestrian access into Spokane city parks has drawn some skepticism from runners in the Audubon neighborhood. Park planners and the coach of …

100 years ago in Spokane: Solemn crowd of 5,000 lines streets to salute troops headed to World War I

“Spokane’s group of soldier boys left yesterday for American Lake,” said The Spokesman-Review. “… Never in the history of the city has such a splendid lot of young men answered …

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 11:22 p.m.

Shadle Park High School student arrested on assault, firearm charges

A juvenile male Shadle Park High School student was taken into custody earlier today after allegedly assaulting another student off campus.

Teen carrying BB rifle causes alarm in North Spokane

Multiple reports of a person walking around with a rifle prompted the lock-down of North Central High School and Garfield Elementary School for a little over an hour early Tuesday …

Small fire prompts evacuation at North Central High School

A spark from a welding torch started a small fire Wednesday morning at North Central High School, forcing students to evacuate for more than an hour.