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UPDATED: Mon., May 13, 2019, 9:54 p.m.

Two public forums planned to discuss Spokane County Jail

Some local officials have mulled whether the county needs additional jail space, while some argue jail crowding should be alleviated by curbing or eliminating the use of cash bail to …


Hillyard’s Northeast Community Center will open a walk-in pet vaccination clinic

The Northeast Community Center already offers a full slate of services and is now adding four-legged creatures to its roster by offering a low-cost pet vaccination clinic twice a month.


Gonzaga art students, muralist Daniel Lopez create mural at Northeast Community Center

Gonzaga University art students and Spokane muralist Daniel Lopez have created a mural at the Northeast Community Center in Hillyard.


Garden group to tour new Chief Garry Community Garden

The Spokane Community Gardens organization is going to tour the relatively new Chief Garry Community Garden on Wednesday from 6 to 7 p.m.


Spokane is test site for federal jobless program

Spokane is one of a handful of national test sites for a new federal program designed to help the chronically unemployed get jobs and get off public assistance. The $200 …


Hundreds of volunteers gather to help the community

A hot and sunny morning welcomed hundreds of United Way Day of Action volunteers to the Northeast Community Center on Sept. 12. Janice Marich, vice president of community relations at …


Northeast collaboration looks at shared issues

The Greater Hillyard-Northeast Planning Alliance is inviting northeast organizations, residents and neighbors to a new-beginnings meeting at Northeast Community Center on Wednesday. The alliance has been a work in progress …


Demand in northeast has filled garden plots – again

The Northeast Community Garden opened in 1997 on a vacant lot next to the Northeast Community Center. It quickly became so popular it ran out of space and had to …


East Central center may switch to a nonprofit

In a cost-cutting move, city officials likely will convert the East Central Community Center to a nonprofit operation like Spokane’s other community centers. Twelve employees likely would lose their jobs …


Northeast Community Center pioneer retires

When Joyce Jones got involved with the Northeast Community Center, it hadn’t even been built yet. And on April 5, after 30 years of service to her neighborhood, she retired …


COPS holds crime-prevention event

About 40 people joined Mayor Mary Verner, Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick, neighborhood resource officers, COPS representatives and crime specialists, at a COPS-sponsored community crime prevention forum at Northeast Community Center …


Bemiss neighborhood losing a landmark

Until recently, the Olive It Cafe was a source of pride for many in the Bemiss neighborhood. The restaurant and coffee house – located in a remodeled historic grocery where …


Northeast community center expanding

Spokane’s Northeast Community Center, at 4001 N. Cook St., has started work on a $3 million addition that will create 30,000 square feet of meeting and office space and a …


Technology grants slated for Spokane

Two federal grants totaling $2.2 million will help a network of Spokane civic and nonprofit groups upgrade technology in public centers so that small businesses and individuals can get more …


Community center expansion expected to house more services

Northeast Community Center officials will break ground Monday on a $3.7 million project that will nearly double the size of its building at 4001 N. Cook in Spokane. Director Jean …