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U-Hi students get a closeup look at consequences of distracted driving

AT&T on Tuesday brought its distracted driving simulator to University High School to show how dangerous it can be to use smart phone behind the wheel.


Sheriff’s helicopter catches teens on roof of University High School

Deputies used a helicopter and night-vision technology to catch two 17-year-old boys who were up to no good on the roof of Spokane Valley’s University High School.


Fire damages University High School bleachers

Three port-a-potties at the University High School baseball field were destroyed in a suspicious fire shortly after 9:30 p.m. Thursday.


U-Hi’s Carbon graduating cancer-free after experimental treatment

In the midst of four cancer relapses during his high school career, Mitch Carbon came face-to-face with the fact that doctors had done all they could do for him. His …


Matt Shea takes surprise positions at debate team fundraiser

Republican State Rep. Matt Shea made a shocking, impassioned call for free college tuition Monday evening.


Fired U-Hi teacher’s lawsuit reinstated

Fired teacher Michael Cronin’s lawsuit against the Central Valley School District has been reinstated by the Washington Court of Appeals, which also said that Cronin may be eligible for four …


U-Hi grad, Olympic champion trains WSU disciples

U-High grad Brad Walker, who holds the U.S. record for pole vault, is now coaching at WSU.


After 4-4 season start, U-Hi girls coach reviews strengths, weaknesses

U-Hi coach looking forward to Christmas break, and trusting his players to keep in shape over the break.


Scholarship auction to honor U-Hi student killed in crash

The family of friends of a 15-year-old University High School sophomore killed in October 2013 will hold a silent auction Sunday to benefit her scholarship fund.


Teacher squares off against nonprofit leader in Spokane school board race

ELECTION PREVIEW: The race for Spokane School Board between a Spokane Valley high school teacher, Paul Schneider, and a nonprofit leader, Patricia Kienholz.


Volleyball heats up in summer for some schools

Summers at University High School is one of those phrases people can take a number of ways. On the one hand, the summer season is a hub of activity in …


Near death, graduate pulls through

Kyra Pauley doesn’t remember much about spring break last year, only what to call the rare autoimmune disease that stole weeks of her life: acute necrotizing encephalitis. Pauley felt so …


University High School

Class of 2015 Expected to graduate are:


University can’t solve Tides’ ace Henckel

TACOMA – Knowing they would face Gig Harbor ace left-handed pitcher Matthew Henckel in the first round of the State 4A tournament, the University High baseball team spent the past …


U-Hi hopes to peak at tournament time

Jon Schuh asked his University Titans fastpitch softball team a trick question this week. “This is my 16th year here at U-Hi,” he began. “Which of the teams we’ve had …


U-Hi equips ‘Mary Poppins’ cast for aerial acrobatics

University High School’s theater program is one of three drama departments statewide producing “Mary Poppins.” “We traditionally do at least one big show each year, and we try to go …


University High School student accused of writing bomb threats

An 18-year-old girl was arrested late Friday for writing bomb threats in University High School bathrooms three times in April, causing the school to be evacuated twice.


University High bomb threat linked to Moses Lake student

Investigators are seeking the cell phone records of a 16-year-old Columbia Basin Job Corps student who they believe may have made a bomb threat to University High School.


Investigators attempting to trace threatening email

Investigators are trying to determine who set up the email account used to send a bomb threat to University High School administrators on April 1.


UPDATED: Fri., April 3, 2015

Another threat forces evacuation of University High School

University High School was evacuated for the second time this week after a threat was received earlier today.


UPDATED: Wed., April 1, 2015

University High School students evacuated after bomb threat

University High School students are being evacuated to a nearby church after a bomb threat was called in Wednesday morning.


University High School fastpitch team looks to bright season ahead

Jon Schuh was a happy man when the first day of spring turnouts came around for his University High fastpitch softball team. The weather had cooperated: It was unseasonably warm …


Former University High, WSU football player Chris Dyko dies in hit and run in Florida

Former Washington State offensive lineman Chris Dyko was killed Sunday in a hit-and-run accident in the Florida Keys. Domingo Veloso, an 88-year-old Sugarloaf Key man, was jailed Sunday after he …


Students take art, emotions to the wall

When Max Sloan, 17, arrived at Barker High School last year, he was sad and angry. He was overwhelmed by grief because several people he knew had died, including University …


Spokane-area native Michael Shiosaki embraces role as Seattle mayor’s husband

SEATTLE – Michael Shiosaki hadn’t given much thought to titles before a reporter stuck a microphone in his face as the first election night results in this city’s mayor’s race …


University high school honor roll

University High School in the Central Valley School District has announced its honor roll for the second semester of the 2013-14 school year. 12th grade


U-Hi graduates back at school as administrators

Keven Frandsen and Ken VanSickle have been friends for almost 40 years. They graduated from University High School in 1978. They both were popular and played sports – Frandsen played …


Wrestler Orndorff trys to pin down his future

Tate Orndorff remembers the road home from Fargo, North Dakota, and in his memory it takes an eternity to cover all those miles. Fargo in July is the home of …


CYT-North Idaho to perform ‘Oliver! The musical’ at University High School

Christian Youth Theater North Idaho is crossing the border for its summer production. “Oliver! The Musical” will be staged in Spokane Valley at the University High School theater, 12420 E. …


Former U-Hi star works to prove himself at EWU

Austin Flynn knew his was a lonely quest before he took it up. And he took it up anyway. The former multisport standout from University High is preparing for his …