The Washington State Chinese Lantern Festival opened Friday evening Sept. 25, 2015, 2015, to large crowds viewing brightly colored displays. Some 3000 individual pieces are placed in Riverfront Park for the event that runs through Nov. 1.
Jordan West threw for 410 yards and six touchdowns and Jabari Wilson ran for 188 yards and two scores to lead Eastern Washington to a 55-50 win over Montana State on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, at Roos Field.
Preparations are underway for the Washington State Chinese Lantern Festival being held Sept. 26-Nov. 1, in Spokane’s Riverfront Park. A twenty-person work crew from Sichuan Tianyu has reconditioned and assembled 3000 items, including zoo animals, flowers, a 196-foot dragon and a giant fan.
Mt. Spokane took on the Wildcats of Eastmont (Wenatchee) and prevailed in a non-league matchup 41-34. The Mead Panthers took on the Southridge Suns, winning 39-7 at Joe Albi Stadium Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015.
Ten or so Model T Fords left Spokane and make a big loop through Elk, Washington, Spirit Lake and Bayview, Idaho before returning to Spokane. The weather was cool and sometimes rainy, testing the mettle of those with open cars. The Inland Empire chapter of the Model T Ford Owners of America stopped for lunch in Spirit Lake and ate a variety of foods cooked in metal containers riding on the exhaust manifolds of the engines.