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WSU defeats Portland State 59-21

Washington State University defeats Portland State 59-21 at home in Pullman, Wash., Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014.

September 13, 2014 9:46 p.m.  •  2 comments

Friday night football at Joe Albi Stadium

Moses Lake defeats Lewis and Clark 19-16 in OT and Coeur d’Alene defeats Ferris 31-8 in the Friday night doubleheader at Joe Albi.

September 12, 2014 8:37 p.m.  •  0 comments

Ferris modernization project

The modernization of Ferris High School is complete, using $86 million of the $101 million voter-approved budget to convert over 20 campus buildings, including portables, into one enclosed building. The finished project improves security and efficiency for the high school, and is part of a long-term plan from Spokane Public Schools to renovate buildings in need while updating technology across the city.

September 12, 2014 2:13 p.m.  •  2 comments

Lakeside Eagles defeat Rogers Pirates 30-20

The Rogers Pirates lost to the Lakeside Eagles 20-30 Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 at Joe Albi Stadium.

September 11, 2014 9:47 p.m.  •  0 comments

SpokeFest 2014

Over 2200 cyclists took part in the 7th Annual SpokeFest, which started and ended in Riverfront Park in downtown Spokane, Wash., Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014.

September 7, 2014 2:33 p.m.  •  0 comments

Whitworth defeats Lewis and Clark 63-10

Whitworth defeated Lewis & Clark, 63-10, during a college football game on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, at Whitworth University in Spokane, Wash.

September 6, 2014 7:42 p.m.  •  0 comments

Gonzaga Prep defeats Richland

Gonzaga Prep’s Jack Bamis runs for 197 yards and one touchdown leading G-Prep to a 24-21 non-league win over Richland.

September 6, 2014 12:05 a.m.  •  0 comments

2014 Spokane Interstate Fair begins

Friday, Sept. 5, was the start of the fair, drawing huge crowds with farm exhibits, entertainment, carnival rides, commercial exhibits, shopping and food. Here are some of the sights. The fair runs through the 14th.

September 5, 2014 5:37 p.m.  •  0 comments

Archery

People participate in the Evergreen Archery Club Championship & Picnic at the club’s range.

September 4, 2014 8:46 a.m.  •  0 comments

Spokane Tribe’s 100th Labor Day Powwow

The Spokane Tribe, celebrating the opening of their new Wardance Hall in Wellpinit, also celebrated 100 years of gathering on Labor Day with other tribes and visitors for a Labor Day celebration that includes traditional dancing, good food, stick games, and making new friends.

September 1, 2014 5:25 p.m.  •  1 comment

EWU defeats University of Western Montana 41-9

Eastern Washington University defeated University of Western Montana, 41-9, in the NCAA college football game, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Cheney, Wash.

August 30, 2014 9:21 p.m.  •  0 comments

Zombie Run

A group of Spokane theater arts students trying to raise money for charity staged a Zombie Run, a fun run around Comstock Park, which they populated with volunteer zombies to scare kids and adults alike Saturday evening, Aug. 30. Runners could slow down the undead with a well-placed dart from a Nerf gun.

August 30, 2014 8:36 p.m.  •  0 comments

Rutgers defeats WSU 41-38

WSU falls to Rutgers, 41-38, at the college football game on Thursday, Aug 28, 2014, at Century Link Field in Seattle Wash.

August 29, 2014 12:30 a.m.  •  0 comments

EWU defeats Sam Houston State 56-35

Eastern Washington University defeats Sam Houston State, 56-35, in the NCAA college football game at Roos Field in Cheney, Wash., Aug. 23, 2014.

August 23, 2014 6:25 p.m.  •  0 comments

Coeur d’Alene Wooden Boat Show 2014

The annual Coeur d’Alene Wooden Boat Show featured a wide range of kayaks, runabouts and large cruisers lined up along the Coeur d’Alene Resort’s boardwalk where admirers could see the gleaming mahogany, polished brass and chrome and rumbling engines up close. The show closed Sunday, Aug. 17.

August 17, 2014 4:31 p.m.  •  2 comments

Hanford Site Public Tour

Thousands of tourists visit Hanford Nuclear Reservation each year, taking advantage of free bus tours provided by the U.S. Department of Energy to learn more about the history and cleanup of North America’s most polluted site. The tours are so popular that they fill up shortly after they open in late February.

August 10, 2014 12:00 a.m.  •  0 comments

EWU Football Scrimmage

EWU head coach Beau Baldwin said fans can expect more red zone and two-minute situations during Saturday’s team scrimmage “We want to put the players and coaches in different scenarios from a live aspect. We want it to be as game-like as we can and get guys to think on the run in those situations.”

August 9, 2014 2:40 p.m.  •  0 comments

Sister Paula Turnbull’s sculptures

The legacy of the Holy Names sisters is manifest in the works of several regional artists, including Sister Paula Turnbull, whose sculptures grace many public and private spaces in Spokane. The whimsical goat, which was funded by the Spokane Women’s Council of Realtors, was a children’s favorite during the fair. “Any child who grew up in Spokane since 1974 probably knows the goat,” Turnbull said.

August 6, 2014 5:05 p.m.  •  0 comments

1889: The Great Fire and Revival in Spokane

The Great Fire of Spokane, which happened 125 years ago this week, gave Spokane Falls what many feared was its “death blow.” It destroyed most of downtown, reducing it to a tent city. The property damage was estimated at around $5 million or $6 million, but about half was covered by insurance. The post-fire land was actually worth more than it was before, since many destroyed buildings were old and rickety and had already “outlived their usefulness.” At the end of 1889, the city’s board of trade estimated that 500 buildings were under construction within the fire limits, mostly “in solid brick or stone, from three to seven stories high.”As 1889 drew to a close, it became clear that Spokane Falls had dodged its “death blow.” The rickety wood-framed town of 1888 had become the sturdy brick-built city of 1890. Spokane Falls had come of age.

August 3, 2014 12:00 a.m.  •  0 comments

Thunderstorm damage Saturday evening

Another strong thunderstorm hit the northern parts of Spokane and Spokane County Saturday evening, downing trees and power lines and sparking many brush fires.

August 2, 2014 9:58 p.m.  •  1 comment