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Just Josh - 11/10/2010 7:35:38 AM
Incumbent Skip Chilberg has conceded his tight race with 21-year Liberty Lake resident Rob Chase for Spokane County Treasurer. Chase, a Tea Party Republican, entered the race as a last-minute write-in candidate before the August primary.
LL company featured on KXLY
Just Josh - 4/9/2010 11:42:40 AM
In case you missed it, KXLY featured Liberty Lake's Venture Design Services on the news last night with an interesting story on how the company's technology could help mining rescue efforts.
Get readers laughing
For our April 1 issue, The Splash is soliciting (clean) jokes from our readers to share with our readers, as well as stories about your best April Fool's prank. E-mail email@example.com with your best knee-slappers and prank stories by March 26.
Reporter's Notebook - 3/9/2010 4:04:47 PM
Reporter's Notebook - 3/4/2010 12:38:56 PM
The Splash is hosting a Peeps contest this Easter, and you're invited to enter your marshmallow creations. Using the Peeps candies, create scenes, snap a photo and send them to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 25. Scenes can be as varied as "Little Bo Peep and her Peeps" to "Peeps on the moon." Have fun!
Pictured is a sample creation by the children of Splash staff, entitled "Skate Peeps."
LL Wine Cellars reviewed online
Reporter's Notebook - 2/4/2010 9:51:26 AM
Liberty Lake Wine Cellars, run by Doug and Shelly Smith, recently got a taste test from a local blogger, at DrinkNectar.com, who reviews wines and coffees in the Spokane area.
To read the review and see a video, visit here.
Reporter's Notebook - 2/2/2010 4:56:13 PM
The Liberty Lake Splash recently created a Facebook page to connect with readers, give updates and provide another opportunity to interact with the news of the community.
Become a fan!
Bike to Work Week 2010
Reporter's Notebook - 1/12/2010 4:22:32 PM
Building on the success of last year’s Bike to Work Week that drew 1,472 registered participants, organizers announced recently that Bike to Work Week 2010 is set for May 16-22.
“This event just keeps getting bigger and better each year,” said volunteer committee chair Barb Chamberlain in a news release. “Our goal for 2010 is to register 1,700 participants and sign up at least 80 teams for the Commute Challenge.”
Bike to Work Week 2009 featured well-attended events such as the kick-off breakfast, a Bicycle Education Fair, Walk & Roll to School Day at Spokane Public Schools with over 2,200 students participating, the Group Health Commute Challenge featuring 62 teams, and the popular wrap-up party. In total, during Bike to Work Week participants avoided more than 64,000 miles of vehicle transportation by riding their bikes
In 2010 the Commute Challenge will be extended to a month, with Bike to Work Week as the kickoff, according to the news release.
Registration for the 2010 edition of Bike to Work Week will open in March. For more information, visit www.biketoworkspokane.org.
Attending the Winter Olympics?
Reporter's Notebook - 1/7/2010 3:55:36 PM
The Liberty Lake Splash is interested in hearing from readers planning to attend the Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver.
If you're attending and are interested in talking about your experience, contact Hope Brumbach at 242-7752 or email@example.com.
Love stories wanted
Reporter's Notebook - 1/7/2010 3:54:18 PM
The Liberty Lake Splash is looking for Liberty Lake love stories.
For our Valentine's Day issue, we're planning to feature Liberty Lake couples' stories about how they fell in love. To nominate a couple (including yourself), contact Tammy Kimberley at 242-7752 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tyler Johnson gets kudos
Liberty Lake resident and hockey phenomenon Tyler Johnson recently made headlines with a gold medal win at the World Junior Hockey Tournament. The Spokesman-Review featured the Spokane Chief's forward in a story here.
Reporter's Notebook - 1/7/2010 3:52:19 PM