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Deputies arrest juvenile suspect in connection with Mead High School shooting threat; identify suspects in East, West Valley threats  The Spokesman-Review

The Spokane County Sheriff's Office has arrested a juvenile suspect who is believed to have issued a shooting threat Tuesday against Mead High School, ...

13-year-old girl arrested in connection to Mead HS threat

SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. — UPDATE: Spokane County Sheriff's officials said Wednesday night that one juvenile has been arrested in connection to a threat ...

Attorney says Mead High School student in ‘constant fear’ of defendant and former teacher’s possible release  The Spokesman-Review

While Wesley Perez, the 37-year-old Spanish teacher placed on administrative leave from Mead High School, looked on from a TV screen attached to a wall, ...

Former Mead High School teacher Wesley Perez, accused of having relationship with minor student, out of jail on bond  The Spokesman-Review

A former Mead High School teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with one of his students is out of custody after posting bail.

Mead High School student says teacher told her to deny their sexual relationship  The Spokesman-Review

A Mead High School student who initially denied having a relationship with her former teacher recently confirmed they had multiple sexual encounters, including ...

Mead teacher under investigation over relationship with student  The Spokesman-Review

Deputies are investigating a Mead High School teacher after an anonymous letter sent to school officials alleged he had sex with a 17-year-old student.

Mead High School's second semester honor roll for 2017-18 school year  The Spokesman-Review

Mead High School has announced its second semester honor roll for the 2017-18 school year. The eligible students are listed by grade level and GPA.

Deputies arrest Mead High School teacher suspected of having sex with student  The Spokesman-Review

Spokane County sheriff's deputies have arrested a Mead High School teacher suspected of having a sexual relationship with an underage student.

Former Mead High School teacher accused of sexual relationship with student out on bail  KHQ Right Now

Spokane, Wash. The 37-year-old former Mead High School spanish teacher was arrested last month accused of having sex with a student. Perez pleaded not ...

Education notebook: Mt. Spokane and Mead high school students earn AP Exam honors  The Spokesman-Review

The College Board recently announced 150 students from Mt. Spokane and Mead high schools have earned special designations with their high scores on the ...

Mead HS teacher charged with sexual misconduct allowed to see his kids

SPOKANE, Wash. — The Mead High School Spanish teacher accused of having sex with a student is allowed contact with his three children, according to court ...

Wife asks judge to lower bond for Mead HS teacher accused of having sex with student

Wesley Perez is accused of having sex with a student at the high school. A judge set Perez's bond at $100000.

Judge lowers bond of Mead HS teacher accused of having sex with student

SPOKANE, Wash – A judge lowered the bond for a Mead High School teacher accused of having sex with a student on Thursday morning. Perez's bond was ...

Mead High drama teacher takes final bow  The Spokesman-Review

Mead High School drama teacher retires after a 35-year teaching career.

Mead senior Azizullah Moltafet is going places, counselor says  The Spokesman-Review

When Azizullah Moltafet arrived in the United States in 2012 via Afghanistan, Russia and several countries in between, he didn't speak a word of English.

Mead High School announces its first semester 2017-18 honor roll  The Spokesman-Review

Mead High School has announced its first semester honor roll for the 2017-18 school year.

UPDATE: Judge reduces bond for Mead High School teacher accused of having sex with student  KHQ Right Now

A Spokane County judge reduced Wesley Perez's bond Thursday morning. The 37-year-olds bond was cut in half, from $100,000 to $50,000. According to court ...

Mead teacher under investigation for possible relationship with student  KXLY Spokane

A teacher at Mead High School is under investigation for a possible relationship with a 17-year-old student.

Mead High School teacher accused of having sex with student pleads not guilty  FOX 28 Spokane

Wesley Perez, the 37-year-old teacher accused of being in a lengthy sexual relationship with a student at Mead High School pleaded not guilty in court Tuesday.

Mead HS teacher accused of having sexual relationship with student back in court

The Mead High School teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a student will be back in court Tuesday morning.

Mead High School student threatened over Snapchat | News  KHQ Right Now

SPOKANE, Wash. - A threatening Snapchat sent to a student at Mead High school has several people worried. At one point the sender even threatens the ...

Mead High School's Sydney Lyman wins Credit 2 Kids

MEAD, Wash. -- Mead High School's Sydney Lyman is this year's Credit 2 Kids grand prize winner! One of Lyman's teachers described her as the most ...

In their own voice: Students offer thoughts about school walkouts  The Spokesman-Review

The Spokesman-Review asked local high school students to share, in their own words, why they plan to walk out of class Wednesday morning to demand stricter ...

Mead HS student turns grandfather's Alzheimer's diagnosis into scientific inspiration

SPOKANE, Wash. – A group of local high school students recently qualified for the International Science and Engineering Fair in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Mead HS teacher accused of having sex with student to ask for bond reduction

Wesley Perez is set to appear before a judge at 9:00 a.m. for a motion to reduce his bond.

Mead schools, teachers union reach tentative contract; legislator calls for state intervention in strikes  The Spokesman-Review

Mead School District officials and the district's teachers union have reached a tentative contract agreement, with union members scheduled to vote on it Monday ...

Mead High School senior becomes U.S. citizen

One Mead High School senior celebrated a special day on Saturday when he officially became an American citizen.

Mead High’s Miranda Reed is a go-getter balancing school, volunteerism and Girl Scout cookie sales  The Spokesman-Review

A Mead High School junior has somehow learned to balance the demands of a 4.0 student, myriad school activities and community involvement to become the ...

Mead HS teacher released from Spokane County Jail with reduced bond

According to court documents, Wesley Perez will not be living at home with his wife, but will live at a different address in the Spokane area.

Bullying against Mead High School student under investigation (subscription)

MEAD, Wash. — A Mead High School parent is worried for her daughter after bullying continues. During the 2016-2017 school year, a boy at the school had ...

'CD', the dog who walked the hallways of Mead High School, passes away  KHQ Right Now

MEAD, Wash. - The Mead community is feeling a huge loss this week. Camp Dog "CD" Mickelsen, a pup that walked the halls of Mead High School for many ...

State wrestling: Mead, Mt. Spokane have strong opening day at Mat Classic  The Spokesman-Review

Ben Voightleander had lost a couple of matches to Moses Lakes' Beau Mauseth, so the Mead High School sophomore tried new tactics when the pair of ...

Mead High School 2016-17 first semester honor roll  The Spokesman-Review

Mead High School has announced its honor roll for the first semester of the 2016-17 school year. Seniors.

Students across Spokane area participate in nationwide school walkout  The Spokesman-Review

Students across the Inland Northwest walked out of school Wednesday morning in a show of solidarity for the survivors and lives lost in the Parkland, Florida, ...

Mead High School junior wins first Credit 2 Kids of the season (subscription)

"She is probably the most committed, organized, humble, *service*-driven student I have ever had."

What's next: Following the Spokane-area school bonds victories  Spokane Journal of Business

Following the Feb. 13 voter approval of separate construction bond measures totaling nearly $245 million, the Central Valley School District and the Mead ...

Mead High School AP Scholars  The Spokesman-Review

Students from Mead High School have earned AP Scholar Awards for their academic success on their Advance Placement exams.

Spokane Youth Sports Award nominees named  The Spokesman-Review

The nominees for the 2018 Spokane Youth Sports Awards were announced earlier this week.

Mead High School second semester honor roll for the 2017  The Spokesman-Review

Mead High School has announced its second semester honor roll for 2017. The students are listed by grade level and grade-point average: Seniors.

Steve Christilaw: Recalling Spokane’s volleyball pioneers  The Spokesman-Review

It's time to start cranking the volume up in the gym. And no, I'm not talking about basketball. The colleges are beginning the slow grind toward March Madness, ...

Mead High School honor roll  The Spokesman Review

Mead High School has announced its honor roll for the second semester of the 2015-16 school year.

All Spokane County school levies pass, most by overwhelming margins  The Spokesman-Review

Spokane Public Schools kept up its 40-year winning streak alive as voters approved its latest levy request to pay for personnel and sports activities. The levy ...

$60,000 split among top students in Spokane County; Lewis and Clark represented in each category  The Spokesman-Review

Connor Cremers only remembers one lesson from his kindergarten class. It was a math lesson with snowmen. He was hooked. Recognized as the top science ...

Part of what motivates Mead High senior is goal to help people in his previous Ethiopia home  The Spokesman-Review

Nathanael Gardner has never forgotten where he came from.

High school Regional Music Festival winners are announced  The Spokesman-Review

The Spokane Falls Music Educators Association has announced winners of the Regional Music Festival held Saturday at Rogers High School. Here are the ...

Spokane couple brings innovative outdoor gear to 'Shark Tank'

A love of the outdoors and a desire for innovative gear inspired one Spokane couple to start a business they will pitch on the hit TV show “Shark Tank” this ...

Spokane couple strikes a $100K deal on TV show 'Shark Tank'

SPOKANE, Wash. — After several years of hard work, a Spokane couple accepted an investor's offer on the popular TV show “Shark Tank.” On the ABC show, ...

Spokane County planning to sell 41 acres for mixed-use development in Wandermere area  The Spokesman-Review

Spokane County officials are preparing to sell a 41-acre property in the Wandermere area that has fallen out of use. The developer with the winning bid will be ...

Local high schools plan to wear Freeman colors Thursday  The Spokesman-Review

Two local high schools announced on social media Wednesday that their students and staff will be wearing the Freeman High School colors Thursday in a show ...

Spokane Community Observance of the Holocaust 2018 Art and Essay Contests: high school, third place, art  The Spokesman-Review

Aubrey Springer took third place for her artwork in the annual Spokane Community Observance of the Holocaust 2018 Art and Essay Contests. Her piece is ...

‘Piggyback Bandit’ spotted at Mead, North Central high schools  The Spokesman-Review

The so-called “Piggyback Bandit” has returned to Spokane.

Youth Spotlight: Miranda Reed  The Spokesman-Review

A Mead High School junior has somehow learned to balance the demands of a 4.0 student, myriad school activities and community involvement to become the ...

Queen, court named in 2018 Lilac Festival coronation  The Spokesman-Review

The first thing Halle Nelson planned to do when she got home was eat some cake. Maybe call her friends. “I'm on cloud nine,” the North Central High School ...

Recently reinstated, Sean Carty resigns as Mead football coach  The Spokesman Review

After losing his job as Mead High School football coach in late March and having it restored on appeal in late May, Sean Carty announced to parents on Monday ...

CEOs of local Boy Scout and Girl Scout groups show leadership is gender neutral  The Spokesman-Review

Eighteen months ago when Karen Meier took the helm of Boy Scouts of America Inland Northwest Council, she became one of just six female Scout executives ...

Ladder Coffee owner who got second chance to open new location

SPOKANE, Wash. — A little over a year ago, a Spokane man was serving coffee on his front porch. Now he is about to open a new location in Browne's Addition.

Long odds in 3rd District challenge to incumbent Marcus Riccelli  The Spokesman-Review

The battle for a state House seat representing central Spokane was sparked by an earlier run-in and social media conduct. Incumbent Democrat Marcus Riccelli ...

Beloved Spokane artist leaves legacy behind | Arts & Entertainment  Bulletin

Part of what makes any city unique is its array of visual art and sculpture. Spokane is no different, and many of its signature art pieces come from the one and ...

New pedestrian beacon at Mead High  The Spokesman Review

Spokane County crews this week installed new rapid-flashing beacons to protect students and other pedestrians crossing Hastings Road at Mead High School.

Whitworth professor Randy Michaelis challenges Rep. Jacqueline Maycumber in House race in 7th District  The Spokesman-Review

Longtime Whitworth University educator Randy Michaelis wants to represent northeast Washington in the state Legislature as a Democrat. But to do that, he will ...

FIRST ON KHQ.COM: Teddy Bear Hung By Noose Throughout Mead High School Removed Following Student Outrage  KHQ Right Now

MEAD, Wash. - Some students arriving at Mead High School on Friday were a bit surprised to see bears with nooses around their neck distributed throughout ...

Neighborhoods north of Spokane maintain rural feel  The Spokesman-Review

Neighborhoods to the north of Spokane — Mead, Colbert, Fairwood and Wandermere — have held on to their largely residential and rural feel through the ...

Missing Spokane 18-year-old found safely | News  KHQ Right Now

SPOKANE, Wash. - Update: The Spokane County Sheriff's Office reports missing vulnerable adult Juliette White had has been located and is safe. The sheriff's ...

Locally: Academic hall of fame honors Spokane kicking standout Jason Hanson  The Spokesman-Review

Jason Hanson, a three-time Academic All-American during his four years at Washington State (1988-91), has been elected into the CoSIDA Academic ...

Some fans must choose between family, team ties as Washington State Cougars host Eastern Washington Eagles  The Spokesman-Review

With a proximity of only 80 miles between the two schools, the sellout crowd of nearly 33000 at the Washington State-Eastern Washington football game had ...

Spokane couple featured in new RV film  The Spokesman-Review

Talk about a classic love story. Gary and Stacey Quimby first met in ninth grade, staying friends through their years at Mead High School. After drifting apart, they ...

Operations and security upgrades dominate levy requests for area schools  The Spokesman-Review

The ballots already going out to voters are asking Spokane County residents to reduce the property taxes they give for schools. Sort of.

Education notebook: Sacajawea Middle School earns Spokane Junior Lilac Parade theme award  The Spokesman-Review

Olympic View Band and Drill of Mukilteo, Washington, has been named Grand Sweepstakes winner and Sacajawea Middle School has earned the Best ...

Pro Vision Academy gives high school football players clear view of potential  The Spokesman-Review

It was a classic case of 99 percent perspiration and 1 percent inspiration, but Greg Peach didn't know it yet.

Champions abound at 10th annual Mead DLC Olympics  The Spokesman Review

The Olympic anthem rang out across the track at Mead High School on Friday, while dozens of athletes marched in front of the bleachers, waving to the cheering ...

Sean Carty reinstated as Mead football coach  The Spokesman Review

Sean Carty has pulled off the biggest victory of his coaching career – at least personally. Carty was reinstated as Mead's football coach in a decision announced ...

Former Spokane actress Morgan Keene appears on ‘American Idol’  The Spokesman-Review

The actress and singer performed as part of D Cappella, a new Disney Music group that tours and performs a cappella arrangements of Disney songs.

From the high seas to Jackson Street: Duo marks their return to Spokane after a whirl around the world  The Spokesman-Review

Musicians Laurel and Dave Doucet have returned to Spokane after over six years playing on cruise ships and visiting tourist destinations overseas.

Mead program pays summer-school tuition for English Language Learners  The Spokesman Review

Mead School District is covering tuition for summer school for English Language Learners this year.

Education notebook: East Valley High’s FBLA team takes first place at State Leadership Conference  The Spokesman-Review

Medical Lake High School took first place in the State Knowledge Bowl Competition held in Arlington, Washington, in March.

Willard "Carl" C. Graham Jr.  KXLY Spokane

Carl (Age 71) was born in Spokane, WA on October 25, 1946, and left this world way too early on March 5, 2018. Carl was the son of Willard “Carl” Sr. and Helen ...

Sean Halsted wishes for changes to benefit Paralympians  The Spokesman-Review

All Sean Halsted wants is competition, which might go without saying for a three-time Paralympian.

Everything you need to know about Shred Day 2018  KHQ Right Now

SPOKANE, Wash. - With Shred Day coming up in just a few days, it's a good time ask this question: what should you keep, and what should you shred? Here's.

In-the-box thinking: Spokane couple pitches flame-resistant, fold-able Bear Bowls on season premiere of ‘Shark Tank’  The Spokesman-Review

They're flame-resistant and fold-able, and they fit in your pocket. And they were created right here in Spokane. Sunday, Cory and Heidi Santiago of Spokane will ...

Washington’s National Merit Scholarship semifinalists named; Seattle’s Lakeside tops list  The Seattle Times

Washington's semifinalists, along with 16000 others across the nation, had the highest scores on the 2017 PSAT taken by 1.6 million high school juniors last ...

Man known as ‘Piggyback Bandit’ resurfaces in Spokane (subscription)

SPOKANE, Wash. -- High Schools across the Inland Northwest are on alert for a man dubbed the 'Piggyback Bandit'. He got that name because he shows up at ...

2018 Armed Forces Torchlight Parade Winners  KXLY Spokane

The annual Armed Forces Torchlight Parade is more than just marching bands and floats. It's a competition and battle for bragging rights.

Mead High graduate plays in Marine Band  The Spokesman Review

A Spokane native will perform at Monday's presidential inauguration. Gunnery Sgt. Gregory Ridlington, a 1991 Mead High School graduate, is a saxophonist in ...

Doug Clark: Mead’s jazz choir sings its way to the top  The Spokesman Review

With the annual March Madness phenomenon barely upon us, one Spokane team has already made it into the elite eight. Not that Mead High School's jazz choir ...

Mead student teacher dismissed amid sex crime probe  The Spokesman Review

The Spokane County Sheriff's Office is investigating whether a sex crime was committed when a student teacher reportedly had a relationship with a 17-year-old ...

Spokane man uses acts of kindness to bring change  KHQ Right Now

SPOKANE, Wash. - A lot of people say they want to make the world a better place, but Sather Gowdy is letting his actions speak for themselves. Gowdy has ...

Mead SD considers redrawing elementary boundaries

The school district is holding two meetings for community input on the changes to their elementary schools.

Mead High teen crowned 2011 Lilac Festival queen  The Spokesman Review

For the first time in 42 years, the Spokane Lilac Festival Association's Queen hails from Mead High School. MacKenzie Johnson, 17, a senior at Mead, won the ...

School Notes: Mead dance team to compete on national stage  The Spokesman Review

The Mead High School Dance Team will put its best foot forward March 30-31 when the group heads to Anaheim, Calif., for the USA National Dance Competition ...

Crews control 2-3 acre Madison Branch Fire near Green Bluff  KXLY Spokane

A fire north of Green Bluff threatened two buildings Sunday afternoon. No evacuations were put in place and fire crews were able to quickly get a handle on the ...

Love story: Sailor’s snapshot marks beginning of enduring romance  The Spokesman-Review

It was 1967. He was a sailor stationed in Lemoore, California.

Mt. Spokane grad paints pop art piece at Mead High School  The Spokesman Review

Mario DeLeon, 24, had bounced around quite a bit by the time he hit his last year of high school. He moved from Texas to Spokane, where his family owns ...

Trailer-made: The Compass Breakfast Wagon rolls out some of the best biscuits around town  The Spokesman-Review

Biscuits star in the streamlined menu at the Compass Breakfast Wagon, a neighborhood walk-up located in a 1972 camping trailer.

Foundational education: Students find hands-on experience at NEWTECH Skills Center  The Spokesman-Review

This isn't your dad's shop class. In one corner of the NEWTECH Skills Center, students are editing digital interviews on high-tech computers in a class called ...

Finalists announced for Spokane Youth Sports Awards  The Spokesman-Review

Finalists in 10 categories have been announced by the Spokane Sports Commission, in partnership with SWX and The Fitz Basketball Tournament, for the 2017 ...

Youth sports notebook: Two Coeur d’Alene Little League baseball teams win state titles  The Spokesman-Review

Coeur d'Alene teams won Idaho State Little League baseball championships in 11- and 12-year-old divisions last weekend in Eagle, Idaho.

West Valley High takes top spot at Harvest Marching Band Festival  Yakima Herald-Republic

The annual Harvest Marching Band Festival took place Oct. 20 at Eisenhower High School's Zaepfel Stadium.

Police: No reports filed against 'Piggyback Bandit,' actions are not illegal (subscription)

Police said Shayegan's actions as the 'Piggyback Bandit' could get him an assault charge. No one has filed any complaints against him.

Running from turmoil into spotlight, Mead student has lofty goal  The Spokesman Review

Survival, not running, was Andrew Gardner's only concern as a youngster. Barely seven years later, the Mead sophomore is still facing big – though less ...

Food truck frenzy: What to eat when the food trucks park in downtown Spokane  The Spokesman-Review

It's a food truck fest on Tuesdays and Fridays, when a half-dozen or so mobile food vendors take over the Howard Street Bridge in Riverfront Park or North Wall ...

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