Stories tagged: celebration
Sun., Jan. 28, 2018, 10:36 a.m.
Not just a drunken revelry: Mardi Gras for kids as well
The family was among more than 100 revelers marching through the streets of New Orleans on Jan. 20 in the Krewe of Confetti Kids parade – one of the many …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, 10:39 p.m.
Trump celebrates after Congress wraps up massive tax package
Congressional Republicans delivered an epic overhaul of U.S. tax laws to President Donald Trump on Wednesday, bringing generous tax cuts for corporations and the wealthiest Americans while providing smaller cuts …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 19, 2017, 10:36 p.m.
With 10,000 refugees welcomed, World Relief Spokane marks important milestone
World Relief Spokane recently passed an important milestone, successfully relocating their 10,000th refugee. It’s a milestone they hope to pass again.
UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017, 11:23 p.m.
Spokane hoists pride flag above City Hall for first time
The rainbow colors of the gay pride flag, a rallying symbol for LGBT communities, will fly downtown above City Hall through Saturday, when the city will observe its 26th annual …
Wed., July 13, 2016, 12:39 a.m.
St. Paschal Parish celebrates centennial
St. Paschal Parish celebrates its centennial this weekend.
Fri., April 15, 2016, 1:12 p.m.
Spokane’s first Vietnamese Heritage Day Celebration to be held Saturday
Spokane’s first Vietnamese Heritage Day Celebration will take place Saturday, hosted by the Vietnamese American Senior Association of Spokane.
Thu., Aug. 15, 2013
Buddhist Temple plans traditional Obon celebration
For the first time in a long time, the Spokane Buddhist Temple will host an Obon festival this weekend. “We haven’t had an Obon festival in 25 or 30 years,” …
Sat., April 23, 2011
Earth Day is today in CdA
Coeur d’Alene will host its 11th annual Earth Day celebration today from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the city library, 702 E. Front Ave. Admission is free and people …
Sun., Dec. 28, 1997
The Fruits Of History Crowd At East Central Community Center Celebrates Pride In African Heritage
A light for all to see. Angelia Thornton, 6, watches as the Kinara is lighted during Saturday’s Kwanzaa celebration at East Central Community Center. Photo by Sandra Bancroft-Billings/The Spokesman-Review
Sun., Aug. 3, 1997
Hillyard Renaissance Proud Parade, Artsy Face Lift Reverse Fortune Of Neighborhood Plagued By Disreputable Past
1. People power. Mondo Holman, 6, joins a dozen other apartment complex neighbors to walk, run and roll up Market Street in Hillyard for the annual parade. Photo by John …
Sun., May 25, 1997
Show Must Go On Despite Inclement Weather, Most Parade Participants Stick It Out
1. Don’t rain on my parade. Red Hot Mamas ringleader Molly Habenichg barrels down Sherman Avenue Saturday during the Fred Murphy Pioneer Days Parade. Photo by Craig Buck/The Spokesman-Review 2. …
Sat., March 22, 1997
Thousands Pray At Pyramid Of The Sun
An Aztec dancer blows a whistle during the festivities at the Pyramid of the Sun to mark the spring equinox. Photo by Associated Press
Fri., March 15, 1996
Parade Makes Spring Official St. Paddy’s Day Shenanigans Annual Rite For All Types Of Irish
Spokane’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, the annual spring rite marking a once-solemn religious feast day, begins at noon Saturday. Only Irish need apply. Err…except for that half-English president of the …
Mon., Feb. 19, 1996
Vietnamese Mark Start Of New Year Customs Link Past, Future For Spokane Community
Helping prepare Vietnamese noodles are Xuan Tran, Tam Duong and On Ha. Photo by Colin Mulvany/The Spokesman-Review
Wed., Dec. 20, 1995
Unsinkable Marine On Parade He’s The Hottest Thing To Hit The Silver Valley Since Lana Turner
Lance Cpl. Zachary Mayo stops to talk with two boys before his parade through Osburn Tuesday. /The Spokesman-Review
Sat., Nov. 25, 1995
Drumming Up Yule Spirit Annual Festival Of Lights Parade Kicks Off The Holiday Season
James Primmer, right, and the Lakeland Santa Songsters sound their way down Lakeside Avenue during Friday’s Sixth Annual Festival of Lights Christmas Parade in Coeur d’Alene. Photo by Craig Buck/The …
Sun., Sept. 17, 1995
Oktoberfest Aims To Tap Civic Spirit
A Munich brewery plays host to 7,000 guests Saturday as Oktoberfest begins. Photo by Associated Press
Fri., May 12, 1995
Junior Lilac Parade Saturday
The Junior Lilac Parade will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday in downtown Spokane. Many downtown streets will be closed starting about 9 a.m. The parade should last nearly two hours.
Mon., April 3, 1995
Post Falls To Celebrate Namesake With Pageant ‘Stories Of Q’Emiln’ Will Offer History And The Falls Itself
To do something new, Post Falls is relying on the old. The River City will see the history of its falls in a pageant debuting this summer. “We wanted Post …
Wed., March 22, 1995
A Victory By Any Other Name May Not Be Right
The Clinton administration’s recasting of V-J Day is being denounced by some Inland Northwest veterans as yielding to the Japanese. Or, as Spokane resident Jack Donohoe, a Bataan Death March …
Tue., Feb. 7, 1995
N. Koreans To Mark Kim Jong Il’s Birth
In the clearest sign yet that Kim Jong Il has become North Korea’s new leader, the communist country on Tuesday officially designated his birthday as the nation’s “greatest holiday.” North …
Sat., Feb. 4, 1995
Making Tracks Wallace Trucks In Snow To Make Streets Slick Enough For Annual Snowmobile Gathering
A cooling trend. A woman works her way through the piles of snow on Cedar Street that Wallace trucked in for its winter festival. Photo by Christopher Anderson/The Spokesman-Review
Mon., Jan. 30, 1995
S.F. Celebrates Win With Traditional Fights, Gunshots
Fighting, drunkenness and the firing of celebratory gunshots led to some 30 arrests Sunday night following the San Francisco 49ers’ Super Bowl victory. “It’s definitely getting worse,” police officer Miguel …