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Bloomsday: First 10 years

2015 will mark Bloomsday’s 39th year. Started in 1977, the race grew into the region’s signature athletic event. Here’s a gallery from the first 10 years of Bloomsday.

May 1, 2015 11:06 a.m.  •  1 comment

Race for the Cure

Breast cancer survivors find support at 10th Komen Race for the Cure, Sunday, April 26, 2015.

April 27, 2015 9:48 a.m.  •  0 comments

‘Turning the tide’

The Coeur d’Alene Tribe is taking a proactive approach to diabetes treatment and prevention.

April 26, 2015 12:04 p.m.  •  0 comments

WSU Crimson and Gray spring game

Washington State University plays their annual Crimson and Gray spring game at Joe Albi Stadium in Spokane, Wash., Saturday, April 25, 2015.

April 25, 2015 7:31 p.m.  •  0 comments

EWU Red and White spring game

Eastern Washington University holds their annual Red and White Spring Game at Roos Field, Saturday, April 25, 2015.

April 25, 2015 7:20 p.m.  •  0 comments

Nepal earthquake

At least 1,400 people are confirmed dead after a massive earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday. The magnitude 7.8 quake struck before noon and was most severely felt in the capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley. More than a dozen smaller aftershocks continued to ripple through the region for hours.

April 25, 2015 2:31 p.m.  •  0 comments

Harrington School District

Nestled among Eastern Washington’s rolling wheat fields and towering silos are the heartbeats of farm towns – small rural school districts. Bleachers swell during high school sporting events and multi-purpose rooms fill up for plays and musical performances when parents and grandparents are joined by farmers, civic leaders and local residents. Schools have become the community centers for small towns like Harrington.

April 18, 2015 10:42 a.m.  •  0 comments

Everett Silvertips defeat Spokane Chiefs 2-1 in game 6

Everett Silvertips defeat the Spokane Chiefs 2-1 in game six of the WHL playoffs to take the series 4-2 at the Spokane Arena, Tuesday, April 7, 2015.

April 7, 2015 9:54 p.m.  •  0 comments

Spokane Shock fall to the Philadelphia Soul

Spokane Shock’s 10th season home opener ends with a loss to the Philadelphia Soul 54-43, April 4, 2015, in the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena. The shock fall to 0-2 for the season.

April 4, 2015 9:38 p.m.  •  0 comments

Everett Silvertips defeat Spokane Chiefs 3-1

Everett Silvertips defeat the Spokane Chiefs 3-1 in game four of the WHL playoffs at the Spokane Arena, Friday, April 3, 2015.

April 3, 2015 8:10 p.m.  •  0 comments

Everett Silvertips defeat Spokane Chiefs 2-1

The Spokane Chiefs fall to the Everett Silvertips in the Western Conference first-round playoff game, Wednesday, April 1, 2015. Everett takes a 2-1 series lead.

April 1, 2015 8:58 p.m.  •  0 comments

Duke defeats Gonzaga 66-52

Second-seeded Gonzaga (35-2), falls to top-seeded Duke (32-4) with a final score of 66-52 at the NRG Stadium, Sunday, March 29, 2015, in Houston, Texas. The winner advances to the Final Four next week in Indianapolis.

March 29, 2015 1:47 p.m.  •  0 comments

Gonzaga women fall to Tennessee 73-69 in OT

Gonzaga women take on the Tennessee Lady Vols in the Spokane Arean in a NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship regional semifinal game.

March 28, 2015 5:50 p.m.  •  0 comments

Maryland defeats Duke 65-55

The Maryland Terrapins take down the Duke Blue Devils in the NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship to advance to the regional finals against Tennessee on Monday night in the Spokane Arena.

March 28, 2015 5:21 p.m.  •  0 comments

Gonzaga men defeat UCLA 74-62 in the Sweet 16

Gonzaga men defeat UCLA 74-62 in their Sweet Sixteen NCAA game at NRG Stadium in Houston, Friday, March 27, 2015. For the first time since 1999, the Gonzaga Bulldogs are dancing into the Elite 8.

March 27, 2015 3:56 p.m.  •  4 comments

Dance of Sun & Moon

The Spokane Valley Arts Council has donated the 16.5 foot tall bronze statue of Plains Indian legend Sun & Moon. “Dance of Sun & Moon”, by Colville artist Jerry McKellar to Spokane Valley, was installed Thursday morning, March 26, 2015. The legend says “Sun made a daily journey across the horizon to the West where he entered his lodge to pass the night. Moon, his wife, also dwelt in Sun’s lodge, but they would only see each other in passing each morning and evening. The statue was maneuvered into its permanent location in Mirabeau Point Park on the corner of Mansfield Avenue and Discovery Place.

March 26, 2015 3:33 p.m.  •  4 comments

GU men NCAA practice in Houston

The Gonzaga men have their NCAA Sweet Sixteen tournament practice at NRG Stadium, Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Houston, Texas. They play UCLA Friday.

March 26, 2015 2:39 p.m.  •  0 comments

Gonzaga men defeat Iowa 87-68

Gonzaga men defeat Iowa 87-68 at KeyArena in Seattle, Wash., Sunday, March 22, 2015. The Zags are headed to the Sweet 16 for first time since 2009 and will face UCLA in Houston.

March 22, 2015 5:35 p.m.  •  2 comments

Gonzaga men beat North Dakota State 86-76

Second-seeded Gonzaga men beat No. 15 North Dakota State 86-76 in the 2015 NCAA Tournament in Seattle’s KeyArena, Friday, March 20, 2015.

March 20, 2015 8:42 p.m.  •  0 comments

GU women upset George Washington 82-69

No. 11 seed Gonzaga upsets No. 6 seed George Washington 82-69 in the first round of the 2015 NCAA Tournament in Corvallis, Oregon, Friday, March 20, 2015.

March 20, 2015 6:08 p.m.  •  0 comments