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    Boise Balloon Classic

    Val Favicchio, a hot-air balloon pilot from Coeur d’Alene, is in Boise this week for the Spirit of Boise Balloon Classic, a festival where up to 30 balloons may launch …

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    Main Market Co-op opens

    Main Market Co-op, 44 W. Main St. in Spokane, held a ribbon cutting Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010, as part of its grand opening ceremonies. General manager Jennifer Hall and others …

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    EWU tailgaters

    Annual EWU football Homecoming tailgate party complete with judges for the food and fun at Woodward Stadium in Cheney, Wash. Saturday Oct. 24, 2009. 2

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    Ed Magnuson’ s Man Cave

    Ed Magnuson is a collector. He has Coca-Cola products, memorabilia, a stagecoach, a re-created diner, all next to his house near Shadle. He opens up his collection to civic groups … 1

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    Lucky Friday mine expands

    The Lucky Friday silver mine in Mullan, Idaho has weathered the ups and downs of silver prices that have claimed other once-profitable mining ventures. Now Hecla Mining, which owns the …

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    New Age Dawning

    The longest human life on record is 122 years. The British scientist Aubrey de Grey has made a name for himself arguing that 150-year lifespan are not only within reach, …

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    Campbell House at Christmas

    The Campbell House, a turn-of-the-20th-century mansion in historic Browne’s Addition, will be open to guests of the Museum of Arts and Culture for self-guided exploring this holiday season. It’s a …

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    Last Day at the Christmas Bureau 2010

    After a 10-day run, the Christmas Bureau closed Monday, Dec. 20, 2010. The bureau served 32,000 people, about half of them children. Families got food vouchers and kids each received …

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    Marijuana grow

    Drug task forces around the region, made up of multiple police agencies, have found a handful of outdoor marijuana growing operations recently. The grows are fairly sophisticated and tended full-time … 4

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    Wood River Wolf Project

    Patrick Graham of Defenders of Wildlife, explains how the Wood River Wolf Project works to keep wolves away from sheep herds in Sun Valley, Idaho.

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    Cutting a tree in the National Forest

    There are several options for obtaining a Christmas tree, including artificial trees, U-cut farms, tree lots in town and trees from the nearby woods. While cutting a holiday tree for … 2

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    Dying to live at home

    A neuromuscular disorder has diminished Paul Dunham’s previously robust 160-pound frame to a skeletal 83 pounds over the past two decades. The Hayden man’s hands are strong, but he’s unable … 4

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    North Spokane Farm Museum

    The North Spokane Farm Museum on Wild Rose Prairie, has many exhibits of early 20th century farm life. It is located at 6223 W Ridgeway Rd. Deer Park. Make sure …

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    Christmas Bureau unloads toys

    The annual Christmas Bureau, a charitable effort of Catholic Charities, Volunteers of America and The Spokesman-Review, is preparing to open Thursday, Dec. 9. But first, volunteers must unload 18,000 toys.

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    Students and Adderall

    National studies show that as many as 1 in 4 students in a college setting may have abused the prescription drug Adderall for recreation or to help with studying, and …

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    Fencing in Spokane

    Fencing, a martial art and competitive sport, is popular with a dedicated group of people who meet at least three times a week to practice their chosen sport. Here is …

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    A Hand Up

    What started as a two-hour assignment for The Spokesman-Review ended up being nearly a five-month project involving a young woman from Vietnam. The photo request said to be at Holy …

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    Little Victories

    Hayden Lake resident Stacey Sprock has four children, each with a developmental disorder or life-changing condition. Their life together is filled with doctor’s appointments, therapy sessions and after-school activities. Stacey …

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    Slavic Harvest Festival

    The local Russian community celebrated harvest with their own flavor and personality. They hosted the first-ever Slavic Harvest Festival at Andrew Rypien Field in Spokane., Washington, Tuesday afternoon. They sang, …

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    Prom Closet

    Julianne Sullivan had a daughter who went to two proms and was a candidate to be Lilac Princess, so she knows what dresses and gowns cost. Parents are often asked …