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Feature creature: Molly needs a home

Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 12:06 p.m.

Molly, a pit bull terrier, is available for adoption at SCRAPS. (Karen Fosberg / Karen Fosberg)
Molly is a fun-loving pit bull terrier who is full of potential. She is gentle and eager to please. Molly loves to be with people and needs an active family to play with and train her.

Somebody Needs You

Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 12:05 p.m.

The goal of Somebody Needs You is to match donors with the specific requests of needy Spokane residents. The list of requests is coordinated by the Volunteers of America in cooperation with recognized social service agencies in Spokane. If you have an item to donate, please contact the social service agency directly. Donors who can deliver items are especially appreciated. If someone you know needs help, contact a local social service agency provider.

Family’s drive keeps Pine Acres up to par

Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, noon

Dave Schultz, center, gives his grandson Miles, 6, pointers on the first green at Pine Acres Par 3 in the Wandermere on Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017. The small golf course is where many children start their golf. (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)
The family-owned Pine Acres par-3 golf course in north Spokane reopened s this summer after a year and half of repairs from a November 2015 wind storm that downed trees, damaged fairways and shattered the sprinkler system.

Powerball jackpot surges to $700 million

Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 6 a.m.

John Ko, owner of P.M. Jacoy’s grocery store at 402 W. Sprague Avenue, has been selling a lot of Powerball Lotto tickets to customers hoping to win the $700 million jackpot. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)
On Wednesday night, people all over the country will be clutching their Powerball tickets, eagerly waiting to see if they’ve beaten the odds and won the estimated $700 million Powerball jackpot – the second-largest ever.

100 years ago in Spokane: Newspaper says Germans among Wobblies held for tribunals

Wed., Aug. 23, 2017

The Spokesman-Review fanned the flames of anti-Wobbly suspicion with a front page story hinting that Germans were among the 27 men rounded up at the Industrial Workers of the World (Wobblies) headquarters in Spokane. The "hand of Germany might yet be bared,” said the paper, in connection with the "I.W.W. strike agitation.”

Lewiston law enforcement gives fresh look at unsolved 1982 killings

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 10:08 p.m.

From top left: Kristina Nelson, Christina White. From bottom left, Kristin David, Steven Pearsall, and Brandy Miller. (Courtesy photos)
Hoping to take advantage of advances in DNA technology, the Lewiston Police Department announced a renewed effort Tuesday to try to solve the 35-year-old unsolved killings of two women and the disappearance of a man from the same night in 1982.

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