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10/3/2012 9:31:22 AM

Library card design contest held 
Prospective designs for a new student library card are being sought through Oct. 31 as part of a contest through the Spokane County Library District.

The winning design will be chosen by a panel of area graphic artists and used for a new student library card for SCLD members. The student card will be available in 2013. Entry forms and contest rules are available at Spokane County area high schools and at

WSU students graduate

Three Liberty Lake residents were among Washington State University students earning undergraduate degrees this summer, including Jessica Rae Cardone Bunney, bachelor of science in nutrition and exercise physiology, cum laude; Jordan Leeann Doak, bachelor of arts in social sciences; and Oliver Easton Walter, bachelor of science in architectural studies.

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Liberty Lake resident Cheri Scandalis, right, stands with SCRAPS Executive Director Nancy Hill and a plaque honoring her as the recipient of the Diane Lane Memorial Award.
Scandalis receives national recognition 
Liberty Lake resident Cheri Scandalis received the Diane Lane Memorial Award for exceptional dedication and outstanding commitment to animal welfare at the National Animal Control Association's convention held in Nashville, Tenn., in September. She was nominated by SCRAPS, where she has served as a volunteer for the past six years. 
"I can't say enough about the dedication Cheri shows for SCRAPS and the work we do," SCRAPS Executive Director Nancy Hill said. "She has truly saved the lives of countless animals with her love and tireless devotion." Scandalis has worked in many volunteer capacities through the organization, and she currently works on fundraisers such as the Mutt Strut and Chocolate Festival, helps with outreach and education and helps transport animals.