Spokesman Review, by Mike Prager, Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 5:00pm

“Old McKinley School in east Spokane may be getting a new life as a neighborhood gathering spot if a developer can turn plans into a project. An investor group based in Seattle last summer bought the 1902 elementary and junior high school for $950,000 with plans to redevelop it into a mixed-use facility with a brewery. Rob Brewster, the developer on the project, said it could be patterned after the McMenamins chain of popular pub and entertainment venues, but without lodging.”