Education

Krispy Kreme offering free donuts to graduates

Krispy Kreme wants to celebrate the class of 2022 with a dozen free donuts. Seniors can visit the donut chain on May 25 to take advantage of the promotion. All they have to do is wear some type of swag…

Spokane Transit announces 2022 Summer Pass program

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Spokane Transit announced the STA Summer Pass 2022 program, a free pass for unlimited rides from June 15 through September 30. The program is only for children ages six through 18, enrolled in grades K-12. STA Summer…

Idaho school board votes to ban 22 books from libraries

NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — A school board in southwestern Idaho has permanently banned 22 popular books from the district’s libraries, including Margaret Atwood’s “The Handmaid’s Tale” and Khaled Hosseini’s “Kite Runner.” The Nampa School Board made the vote on Monday,…

No-Li teams up with EWU to launch Craft Beer Professional Certificate

SPOKANE, Wash. – No-Li Brewhouse is partnering with Eastern Washington University to launch the first-ever EWU Craft Beer Professional Certificate.  The 15-credit program will be available this fall and aims to create opportunities for students and community members who want…

$48M student housing community being built in Pullman

PULLMAN, Wash. – A new $48 million student housing community is coming to Pullman.  Construction is already underway on “The Annex of Pullman,” which will sit on nearly 10 acres of land at 1555 NE Northwood Drive.  The new community…

More than 1,600 WSU student workers file to unionize

PULLMAN, Wash. – More than 1,600 student workers at Washington State University have filed to form a union.  Graduate and undergraduate teaching and researching assistants, as well as tutors and graders (known as Academic Student Employees) across all campuses filed…

Gonzaga campus officers participating in body camera pilot program

SPOKANE, Wash. – Campus officers at Gonzaga University are participating in a one-year body-worn camera pilot program.  The program, implemented by the university's Campus Security and Public Safety department, will start during the fall semester.  In an email to the…

Cheney Public Schools names new superintendent

CHENEY, Wash.-- There will be a new leader at Cheney Public Schools starting this summer. School district officials said Dr. Ben Ferney was selected to be superintendent. The board of directors unanimously voted to offer him a contract that will…

Here are the Spokane Public Schools graduation dates

SPOKANE, Wash.-- It's almost time for seniors to put on their caps and gowns. Here's what you need to know if your student is graduating from Spokane Public Schools. Bryant/TEC Thursday, June 9 6 p.m. Bryant Campus IMAGES Tuesday, June…