Spokane Firefighters Memorial Project, led by Lt. Gregory Borg, dedicates the last of 17 plaques honoring Spokane Firefighters, May 25, 2015, that have died in the line of duty. Captain George Chapman, who died on May 25,1894, received his plaque on the corner of Main and Division.
The Inland Northwest has a strong military tradition. For generations it has sent its sons – and now too, its daughters – into harm’s way when the nation is at war, knowing that not all will come back. The men and women in this slide show are part of a national toll of some 1,084 military personnel who have died in Afghanistan since the fall of 2001 and 4,400 who have died in the Iraq war since March 2003.
We introduce Scenes from a Street Corner, an opportunity for The Spokesman-Review’s award-winning photography staff to showcase images from around the community. Dan Pelle, who kicks off the first series, spent an early afternoon in Hillyard on April 22, 2015.
Two years ago, John L. Scott agent Joe Dinnison sold Ferris House, a midcentury modern tucked into the Rockwood neighbor at 431 E. 16th, to a California pizza-chain owner for $813,000. The new owner, who still hasn’t been to Spokane, now wants to sell the house for $1 million.
Thousands gathered in Coeur d’Alene to remember the life and service of Sgt. Greg Moore, the city police officer shot and killed Tuesday while on duty. Officers and emergency responders from all over the Northwest and as far Los Angeles and Chicago packed the gymnasium at Lake City High School for Moore’s two-hour memorial service today.
Sgt. Greg Moore, a Coeur d’Alene police officer, died at 5:50 p.m. at the hospital with his family at his side. Sgt. Moore, a 16-year veteran of the Coeur d’Alene Police Department, spent most of the day in critical condition after he was shot in the head by a suspect who then stole the officer’s patrol car and fled the scene.