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Spokane School Board To Vote On New Budget Tonight

The Spokane school board is scheduled to adopt a budget for the school year that starts later this month during its meeting tonight [Wednesday].

Four weeks ago Spokane school administrators presented to the school board a $460 million budget. It was filled with spending reductions that board members wished they could avoid.

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SPR and N3

Spokane Public Radio is part of the Northwest News Network (N3), a public radio collaboration in Washington, Oregon and Idaho working together to bring more news to our listeners.

Membership Drawing

August Membership Drawing: Paula Poundstone Live

This August, SPR will be giving away four pairs of tickets during the Membership Drawing featuring great seats to see Paula Poundstone. SPR Presents Paula Poundstone LIVE, Star of NPR’s Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me, Thursday, November 7, 7:30 pm at The Bing.

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Limerick Written into Plans for St. Patty's in Spokane

Mar 14, 2014

More than 20 years ago, Spokane became sister cities with Limerick, Ireland, a river city and regional capital. This year, Irish people in Spokane are giving a couple nods to the sister city.

January 5 – 15   Call of the Wild by Jack London, read by the late Norvel Trosst.  In solidarity with The Big Read, sponsored by the Spokane County Library District.

Conference Dishes Strategies for Local Food

Apr 17, 2013

In an agricultural area of the state, residents of Spokane County spend only 2% of their food money on goods produced regionally. The goal of Friday’s food economy conference is to brainstorm ways to boost local food revenues.