An under-construction parking garage caught fire on the South Hill on Friday night.
Five more people died of the Spanish flu in Spokane, bringing the total to 181. In one home, a 10-year-old girl died the day after her mother’s funeral.
Many Spokane organizations will be providing Thanksgiving meals over the holiday.
Yes, I know we’re fast approaching a season of glad tidings and great joy. But the fact of the matter is, that be-of-good-cheer stuff rubs a few folks in Spokane the wrong way.
Heading over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house next week will undoubtedly trigger a few family disagreements at the Thanksgiving dinner table. If not over politics, over child-rearing.
Scott K. Brett, of Spokane, was found not guilty of wire fraud Friday by a jury in Richland. He was indicted two years ago on a charge of misappropriating nearly $1 million in lottery winnings of an Oregon widow, but argued successfully in court he was not the reason the funds vanished.
If you’re interested in working for the U.S. Census Bureau in 2020, now is the time to get your application in.
Spokane was already making plans for what it called “The Great Home-Coming.”
Michael S. Welch faces a fourth-degree assault charge, a gross misdemeanor, stemming from a confrontation caught on camera at a bar in Colville on Nov. 1.
The Spokane Public Schools board should heed the wishes of voters who rejected building an outdoor stadium in downtown Spokane.
New study estimates costs of new tariffs for Washington consumers and producers.
The search continued Thursday for a Spokane man who disappeared Monday night after a San Francisco 49es football game in Santa Clara, California.
The West Valley Outdoor Learning Center will host a “Raptor Rampage” open house Saturday and no, that doesn’t have anything to do with dinosaurs. Instead the center will showcase its eight birds of prey.
It was a chilly night in the barn Monday and the horses of students from the Mt. Spokane High School Equestrian Team made their way through an obstacle course with varying levels of friskiness and skill. For some of the students and horses, this was their first time through an in-hand obstacle course of poles lying on the ground and barrels to weave around. Walking a path through parallel poles and sidestepping over them requires some fancy footwork from the horses and the thunk of horse hooves hitting poles echoed through the barn.
Jewelry-maker Sondra Barrington is November’s creator in residence at the North Spokane Library, but if you haven’t signed up for her classes, it’s too late. “They’re all full, with wait lists,” said Barrington.
For 43 years, Spokane Fire Department Capt. Greg Borg, 68, has answered the call –actually thousands of calls.
Last year, our newspaper was asked to participate in the Salvation Army’s Kettle Kickoff. We were all ready. But I was especially ready. Dressed as Santa, the generosity I saw that day truly moved me. I know it’s not a competition. It’s something done for all of the right reasons to help others who need a little extra this holiday season, and really, during all of our seasons. It’s one of those things that needs, and deserves, to be kept pure.
The Spokesman-Review honored the heroes in the battle against the Spanish flu: the nurses at the city’s emergency influenza hospital. “They have worked often for 48 hours at a stretch,” said the paper. “… They have comforted the dying and helped the sick toward recovery. They have fought the fight as the men in the trenches fought when they were sleepy and hungry and tired.”
A $1 million fund established in the names of his two sons whose lives were cut short in the 1980s isn’t the only gift Beryl Baker left behind. His sprawling ranch north of Deer Park has been protected permanently from future development.
LA is a great gal with lots of energy. LA enjoys playing with toys and is food motivated. She will need an active home that keeps her engaged and provides her with plenty of exercise.
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