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Former president of Freeman High fundraising group arrested on charges of theft  The Spokesman-Review

A former leader of a Freeman High School parent-teacher group was arrested Thursday for allegedly stealing over $6000 from the group's bank account for ...



Hearing to decide if alleged Freeman High School shooter will be tried as adult pushed to November  The Spokesman-Review

Prosecutors have again delayed a hearing to determine whether suspected Freeman High School shooter Caleb Sharpe will be tried as a juvenile or adult.



Freeman High School shooting suspect hearing set for July  KLEW

After months of delay, a hearing has been set to determine if a Freeman High School shooting suspect should be tried as an adult. Caleb Sharpe, 17, is charged ...



Freeman shooting suspect has court hearing delayed again as judge declares: ‘This will be the last’  The Spokesman-Review

Caleb Sharpe turns 18 in October. But in July – 22 months after the then 15-year-old sophomore allegedly opened fire at Freeman High School – a court will ...



Freeman High School shooting: one year later  KXLY Spokane

Things have reached a new normal at Freeman High School, but what happened on Sept. 13, 2017 will never be forgotten.



Mother of victim at Freeman High School shooting testifies in favor of proposed gun control bills  Pacific Northwest Inlander

At a packed state Senate committee hearing in Olympia on Monday, Ami Strahan, mother of the 15-year-old victim in the 2017 Freeman High School mass...



A year later and still strong: Community comes together on anniversary of Freeman High shooting  The Spokesman-Review

One year after tragedy struck Freeman High, the school and the community are still Freeman Strong, even through the tears. Many were shed Thursday night as ...



Citing technological mishap, state will again seek to delay hearing for Freeman shooting suspect Caleb Sharpe  The Spokesman-Review

By the time Spokane County decides whether alleged Freeman shooter Caleb Sharpe should be tried as a juvenile or an adult, he'll have spent at least 16 ...



Former Freeman school district fundraising president under investigation for theft  The Spokesman-Review

The former president and treasurer of the Freeman school district's nonprofit fundraising group is under investigation for first-degree theft after allegedly stealing ...



Remembering the Freeman High School Shooting from a medical perspective  KXLY Spokane

"I remember it vividly," said Sacred Heart's Children's Hospital Director Kim Jorgensen. "The nursing supervisor called my cell phone and said there had been a ...



More delays sought in Freeman High school shooting case  KHQ Right Now

SPOKANE, Wash. - More delays are being sought in the effort to determine if the boy who shot four students at Freeman High School last year should be tried as.



Three injured in head-on collision near Freeman High School  The Spokesman-Review

Three people were transported to the hospital after a head-on collision near Freeman High School late Monday night.



Gun violence ‘has to stop somewhere,’ mother of Freeman shooting victim testifies  The Spokesman-Review

Mother of Freeman High School shooting victim Sam Strahan says common sense gun laws “will save lives.”



Police interview, video in Freeman HS shooting case to remain sealed  KREM.com

SPOKANE, Wash. — A judge has ruled in favor of sealing video, transcripts and recordings in the case of a teen accused of opening fire at Freeman High School ...



Judge rules prosecutors can use Caleb Sharpe’s statements following Freeman High School shooting  The Spokesman-Review

A judge ruled Monday that all the statements Caleb Sharpe gave detectives minutes after the Freeman High School shooting can be used to determine whether ...



One student dead, three in hospital after classmate opens fire at Freeman High School  The Spokesman-Review

A sophomore boy brought a rifle and a handgun to Freeman High School just as classes were starting Wednesday morning, killing one student and seriously ...



Spokane Valley teen releases music video honoring Sam Strahan  KREM.com

SPOKANE, Wash. — A local high school student released a music video on Wednesday in honor of Sam Strahan. Strahan was killed in 2017 after a student ...



Freeman students march in unity to honor memory of slain classmate Sam Strahan  The Spokesman-Review

Drenched in sunshine and a sharp spring wind, more than 70 students marched Friday out of Freeman High School behind a “Freeman Strong” banner to the ...



Freeman HS superintendent discusses security nearly one year after tragedy  KREM.com

ROCKFORD, Wash — It is bound to be an emotional week at Freeman High School as this Thursday marks one year since a shooter opened fire inside the ...



Hearing to determine if accused Freeman school shooter is tried as an adult set for July  KHQ Right Now

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A long-delayed hearing to determine if Caleb Sharpe is tried as an adult for the 2017 shootings at Freeman High School is now set for ...



Freeman High School shooting: Suspect said he was bullied, police documents say  CBS News

ROCKFORD, Wash. --The student accused of shooting a classmate to death at a Washington state high school Wednesday and wounding three others told ...



Fueled by a family gift, Ellen Hawley Memorial Scholarship established at Freeman High  The Spokesman-Review

After longtime volunteer Ellen Hawley died on June 13, her family established a memorial scholarship to help students at Freeman.



Freeman Strong flag returned home after flying alongside Ol' Crimson  KHQ Right Now

SPOKANE, Wash. - After the tragic events at Freeman High School last year, KHQ's Patrick Erickson passed along a Freeman Strong flag to the Ol' Crimson ...



In the space of moments, Freeman High School ripped by violence  The Spokesman-Review

He arrived with a warning for his friends. In a note, he told them he planned to do “something stupid.” Just after 10 a.m. Wednesday, his promise was kept and a ...



Ami Strahan and Dr. Michael Van Dyke: Prevent another Freeman: Vote yes on 1639  The Spokesman-Review

Join us in voting Yes on Initiative 1639 this November to help prevent tragedies like the Freeman shooting from happening again.



Liberty schools get full-time school resource deputy  The Spokesman-Review

After more than a decade of sharing a school resource deputy with the Freeman School District, the Liberty School District now has a new, full-time school ...



Declination hearing delayed again for suspected Freeman shooter Caleb Sharpe  The Spokesman-Review

The hearing to determine whether suspected Freeman shooter Caleb Sharpe is tried as a juvenile or as an adult has been delayed again to this summer, some ...



Freeman High School teen Sam Strahan summoned courage when it mattered most  The Spokesman-Review

No one can say what motivated Sam Strahan to face the shooter, rather than flee into a classroom as bullets whizzed down the hallway. While the carnage still is ...



Shawn Vestal: At graduation, Freeman Class of 2018 remembers, and looks to the future  The Spokesman-Review

The celebration of the graduating Freeman High School Class of 2018 was made all the more poignant Saturday by the weight of what they'd been through ...



‘Beacon of light’ at Freeman: Senior Jackson Clark among those who stepped up; he cherishes the school  The Spokesman-Review

The tragic events of Sept. 13, certainly changed the course of Freeman High School senior Jackson Clark's final year in high school, but they didn't change the ...



State 1A baseball: Freeman finally reaches peak by knocking off King’s Way Christian for title  The Spokesman-Review

Michael Coumont had come to Yakima seven times with Freeman High School teammates in search of state championships in basketball and baseball.



Authorities release 911 tapes from day of Freeman High School shooting  The Spokesman-Review

Nearly six months after the shooting at Freeman High School, authorities released about two hours' worth of 911 recordings related to the incident. They include ...



Cheney, Freeman, East Valley students place at FBLA National Leadership Conference  The Spokesman-Review

Several local high school students have returned from the FBLA National Leadership Conference in Baltimore, where they competed among 12,000 students in ...



Freeman students compete in Hoopfest as "The Survivors"  KREM.com

SPOKANE, Wash.-- Thousands of strong teams were seen competing at Hoopfest on Saturday, but one team in particular stood out. The "Survivors," consisting ...



Community in mourning after student killed in Freeman HS shooting  KING5.com

A school shooter killed one student and injured three more Wednesday morning in Freeman, Washington.



Accused Freeman school shooter told detectives that everything went ‘exactly as intended’  The Spokesman-Review

Caleb Sharpe flipped a coin and it came up heads. So the Freeman High School sophomore loaded a semi-automatic rifle and ammunition into a golf bag, ...



Hearing on if Freeman shooter will be tried as adult is Nov. 26  KXLY Spokane

A hearing to determine if a Freeman High School student charged with shooting one classmate to death and wounding three others will be tried as an adult has ...



Unbowed by tragedy, Freeman High School finds unity at Friday night game  The Spokesman-Review

After tragic school shooting, Freeman High School came together Friday night to celebrate their school, each other and the ties that bind them.



More delays in the Freeman shooting case  KXLY Spokane

The state is seeking further delays in its effort to determine whether the boy who shot four students at Freeman High School last year should be tried as an adult.



Second woman, man suspected of snatching purse belonging to Freeman High School parent arrested  The Spokesman-Review

It was in the middle of the chaos surrounding a school shooting last week that three people saw opportunity rather than heartbreak. While parents sped along ...



Two girls injured in Freeman school shooting surprise classmates with visit  The Spokesman-Review

The two girls injured in the Freeman school shooting surprised their classmates with a visit, Monday.



Freeman High shooter alluded to bomb making, new court docs show  The Spokesman-Review

Accused Freeman High School shooter Caleb Sharpe often messaged friends and classmates about acquiring material for bombs, according to court ...



Freeman High School shooting  The Spokesman-Review

One student was killed and three others were injured in a shooting Wednesday morning at Freeman High School south of Spokane, and the sole suspect was ...



Freeman HS superintendent says being Freeman Strong means persevering through difficulty  KREM.com

KREM 2's Jane McCarthy spoke with Freeman Superintendent Randy Russell about how they are turning something tragic into a springboard to a more positive ...



Hearing on if student will be tried as adult is Nov. 26  KHQ Right Now

A hearing to determine if a Freeman High School student charged with shooting one classmate to death and wounding three others will be tried as an adult has ...



Bloomsday 2018 volunteer shirts to honor Freeman High School  KHQ Right Now

The 42nd running of Bloomsday is here and race organizers are using this year's race to honor the students and staff at Freeman High School. Helping the ...



A Cougar becomes a Scottie  The Independent

(By Colin Haffner/Chewelah Independent). Kris Herda is seen here with wife Kelsie and daughter Addison. (Courtesy photo) ...



High School Shooting Victim Memorialized In Spokane, Beyond  NW News Network

The victim of a high school shooting outside Spokane was memorialized over the weekend. At the same time, his friends and neighbors remembered him at a ...



Spokane mom group asks community to spread love to school shooting survivors  KREM.com

SPOKANE, Wash. — Just a few weeks ahead of Valentine's Day, a Spokane group is asking the community to help spread a little love. The Spokane Chapter of ...



Freeman Scotties get revenge, but fall short in title game  The Spokesman-Review

The 2017-18 Freeman squad, with eight seniors, had both the most successful season (24-1) in school history. ... Around Freeman, however, there isn't yet the ...



Students shot at Freeman HS helped kick off Bloomsday  KREM.com

SPOKANE, Wash. – Three students shot at Freeman High School helped kick off Bloomsday as the race's celebrity starters. Gracie Jensen suffered a spinal cord ...



Freeman High’s FBLA chapter members advance to nationals after taking top honors at state  The Spokesman-Review

Five Freeman High School FBLA chapter members earned top honors at the 2017 State Leadership Conference in Spokane and qualified for the upcoming ...



Freeman football coach steps down  The Spokesman-Review

Freeman High football coach Jim Wood announces his retirement after 17 years at the Rockford school.



Decision on adult charges for accused Freeman HS shooter set for May  KREM.com (subscription)

Caleb Sharpe is accused of opening fire in the hallway of Freeman High School last year, killing one student, Sam Strahan, and injuring three others.



Florida massacre rekindles emotions from Freeman shooting  The Spokesman-Review

The massacre that killed 17 people in Florida, as well as other recent school killings, reopens emotional wounds for officials and victims who continue to cope ...



Freeman suspect said he'd been bullied, got guns from father's safe: Court docs  KREM.com (subscription)

The suspect in the shooting at Freeman High School Wednesday got the guns from his father's gun safe, according to probable cause documents released ...



Freeman High School student gives harrowing first-hand account of shooting  KHQ Right Now

FREEMAN, Wash. - We continue to learn more about a shooting inside Freeman High School. KHQ spoke with one Freeman junior who saw the tragic events ...



Spokane-area schools prepare for student walkouts demanding stricter gun control  The Spokesman-Review

Some of her classmates say it's no use, that nothing can – or will – be done to prevent another mass shooting. But Christina Morrison, a junior at Freeman High ...



Freeman shooting suspect's hearing delayed  KXLY Spokane

The hearing for suspected Freeman High School shooter Caleb Sharpe has been delayed.



Ami Strahan confronts life on her own after losing her husband to freak accident, then her son at the Freeman High School shooting  Pacific Northwest Inlander

Ami Strahan needed to escape. Of course she did. Half her family was taken from her in the span of three months. The text messages,...



Three suspects in Freeman HS purse theft plead not guilty  KREM.com (subscription)

SPOKANE, Wash. – All three suspects accused of stealing a purse from a parent's car during the Freeman High School shooting appeared in court Tuesday for ...



Taxpayers responsible for some expenses in case against teen charged in Freeman High School shooting  KREM.com (subscription)

Spokane County will have to pay up to $3500 for an expert to evaluate the 15-year-old.



Spokane Valley man recovering from serious injuries after ski accident at Silver Mountain  KREM.com

SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. — A Spokane Valley man is recovering after breaking parts of his neck and a suppressed spine in a skiing accident at Silver ...



Reversing three-year trend, discipline rises in Spokane Public Schools  The Spokesman-Review

African-Americans, special education students and other groups in Spokane Public Schools are facing much higher rates of discipline than their peers, the ...



16-year-old arrested for threat against Pullman High School  KLEW

On this one year anniversary of the Freeman High School shooting a Pullman High School student is arrested after police say he threatened a school shooting.



Wrestlers sixth at Tri-State tournament  Eastern Washington Statesmen Examiner

The Colville Indians wrestling team took sixth place in the 39th annual Tri-State wrestling tournament held last weekend at North Idaho College in Couer d'Alene ...



Wharton has helped thousands as a nurse, chaplain, Red Cross volunteer, counselor and more  The Spokesman-Review

Days after the Freeman High School shooting, Barb Wharton sat in a circle with about 15 teachers who had locked down their classrooms that day to keep the ...



Cheney High School student crowned Lilac queen, encourages connection with community  The Spokesman-Review

A Cheney High School student who hopes to inspire others to make connections in their communities was crowned this year's Lilac Festival queen.



Spike in Spokane schools discipline linked to turbulent year, school officials say  The Spokesman-Review

A new report on Spokane Public Schools discipline data shows a spike in suspensions and expulsions in the first 40 days of school.



Freeman senior prepares for bodybuilding competition  The Spokesman-Review

Michaela Rosenthal is easy to spot as she walks down the halls at Freeman High School. She's the one carrying a cooler and a gallon jug of water everywhere ...



Liability law hampering use of school marshals  The Spokesman-Review

Last spring, the Washington state Legislature created a work group to make recommendations on how to intervene and prevent mass shootings. The group ...



Boys 1A: Freeman comes up short again as Lynden Christian takes title  The Spokesman-Review

Lynden Christian stunned the Scotties and the boisterous SunDome crowd with five straight 3-pointers late in the first half Saturday night and captured the State ...



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, ...



Volunteers swarm the Christmas Bureau to unload toys  The Spokesman-Review

The Spokane County Fairgrounds exploded with activity Monday as volunteers rushed to set up the Christmas Bureau and unload semi trucks full of toys ...



Hundreds of Spokane students join nationwide protests against gun violence  The Spokesman-Review

Hundreds of Spokane students walked out of classes Friday to protest two decades of school gun violence that has left at least 130 dead and 255 injured across ...



Man accused of harassing, threatening 911 operator in more than 20 calls  The Spokesman-Review

Spokane Valley Deputies arrested a man on Tuesday for making “highly agitated and abusive” threats to a 911 operator.



Woman pleads guilty to stealing from vehicles of Freeman High parents  The Spokesman-Review

Renee Mann, one of three people accused of stealing from vehicles parked near Freeman High in the immediate aftermath of the Sept. 13 school shooting ...



Kids are vaping at alarming rates, and schools don't know how to handle it  Pacific Northwest Inlander

It's almost like a game. Students, with their silent, easily concealed e-cigarettes are vaping all around the school. School officials, meanwhile, try desperately to ...



A case study of bullying: Ex-Freeman High School student says peer harassed him for years; alleged bully denies it  The Spokesman-Review

Dana Condrey's son didn't want to leave his high school, especially not because of a bully. But in September, the 16-year old junior transferred to Ferris after ...



Hundreds gather to remember student killed in Freeman shooting  KHQ Right Now

On Saturday afternoon hundreds of people made their way to University High School to pay their respects and remember Sam Strahan, the 15-year-old student ...



Stoneman Douglas High student speaks as students, teachers rally  The Spokesman-Review

Following another round of student walkouts Friday morning, student-activists took center stage at an afternoon gathering of the Washington Education ...



More than a game: Community bands together under Freeman's Friday night lights  KHQ Right Now

ROCKFORD, Wash. - It was a cool September evening at Freeman High School. For a few hours it was all about football, but the night was about much more ...



Boys 1A: Freeman flips script on Zillah, earns spot in title game  The Spokesman-Review

Freeman worked its way to a 19-point lead in the third quarter, then held off a closing Zillah rush in the state 1A boys semifinals on Friday, winning 76-67 and ...



State Route 27 renamed 'Sam Strahan Memorial Highway' after Freeman shooting victim  KREM.com (subscription)

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Washington State Transportation Commission renamed State Route 27 Wednesday afternoon after the teen who was killed in the ...



Freeman High principal to be Newport superintendent  The Spokesman Review

He's not the first Dave Smith to serve as superintendent of the Newport School District. Smith, 42, has left his position as principal of Freeman High School to ...



Lewis and Clark junior strives to keep student voices alive in debate over school shootings  The Spokesman-Review

Dylan Soth wants to keep momentum going among the young voices calling for change following the shooting in Parkland, Florida.



Mom of shooting victim reacts to gun bills  KING5.com

Ami Strahan, whose son was killed in the Freeman High School shooting in 2017, speaks in support of SB 5062, which would limit high-capacity magazines.



Fatal police shooting at Shadle Walmart, threats after Freeman High shooting, morning headlines  Pacific Northwest Inlander

ON INLANDER.COM NEWS: Schools all over the region are feeling the shock waves from last month's tragic shooting at Freeman High School, where one ...



How much local school districts pay for resource officers to keep halls safe  KREM.com

KREM 2 set out to learn how much our local districts are paying for school resource officers and what they get for their money.



Freeman HS alumni make 'Freeman Strong' shirts  KREM.com (subscription)

Freeman High School alum Trevor Smith and his friends are making "Freeman Strong" t-shirts that are raising money for families of the victims in Wednesday's ...



Freeman HS cross country runner competes alone to support community  KREM.com (subscription)

A Freeman HS cross country runner decided to run without the rest of his team to support the Freeman community.



Two Spokane County Fire District 8 paramedics receive EMS Hero award  KHQ Right Now

SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane County Fire District 8 received a few awards recognizing their response during the Freeman School Shooting. “Freeman's always ...



Student Causes Lock Down At Freeman High School  KHQ Right Now

KHQ.COM- At approximately 9:30 am on Wednesday a Freeman student became extremely agitated.



State adopts new student discipline rules despite concerns from local school districts  Pacific Northwest Inlander

A month ago, Spokane Public Schools and a dozen other school districts in Eastern Washington signed onto a letter opposing certain language in a new set...



Senate passes school-safety bills  Washington State Wire

Washington's State Senate passed three bills related to safety in schools this week, adding to a broad list of measures in-motion that address different topics ...



Virginia Tech shooting survivor to speak at Gonzaga school safety forum  The Spokesman-Review

A survivor of the 2007 mass shooting at Virginia Tech will moderate a panel discussion about school safety Monday afternoon at Gonzaga University.



Freeman Scotties coming off magnificent season  The Spokesman Review

The Freeman Scotties started the 2013-14 school year with an incredible run in one sport and look to finish the year with the same flourish. Freeman rolled to its ...



Students ignite gun control debate at Cheney High School  The Spokesman-Review

Dozens of Cheney High School students left their classrooms when the clock struck noon Wednesday and staged an hourlong demonstration in subfreezing ...



From the Archives photos for January and February  Richmond.com

Here's a collection of images that were featured as the Times-Dispatch's From the Archives photos during the months of January and February.



Freeman’s Forman ranks in national FFA event  The Spokesman Review

Helen Forman, a sophomore at Freeman High School and member of the Freeman FFA Chapter of Washington, recently placed among the top 47 participants at ...



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