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UPDATED: Mon., July 9, 2018, 9:04 p.m.

Starbucks, some Spokane coffee shops switching to eco-friendly straws

The Seattle megachain of coffee shops has begun to stop offering plastic straws and is providing recyclable strawless lids at locations in Washington and Oregon. That includes a downtown Spokane …

On-air cheer purveyor Shelly Monahan bids farewell at end of KHQ morning newscast

“Sunshine” Shelly Monahan called it quits Friday at the end of KHQ’s early morning newscast, putting a wrap – for now, at least – on nearly 40 years in broadcasting, …

Independent coffee houses offering tastings – aka ‘cuppings’

There’s no sipping at a coffee cupping. When it comes to detecting in detail the aromas and tastes of a specialty brew – distinguishing the piquant from the nippy, the …

Spokane’s Cravens Coffee celebrates 20 years in business

Twenty years ago Monday, Simon Craven Thompson and his wife, Rebecca Templin, launched their coffee roasting business. The date – April Fools’ Day – was a coincidence. But some might …

Zag merchandise moving like ‘different animal this year’

Cravens Coffee Co. began selling its Zags Blend coffee in 1999 – the same year Gonzaga University’s men’s basketball team ended up in the Elite Eight. All 1,500 of the …

Coffee roasters feeling the pinch

Spokane coffee roasters are losing sleep, and it’s not the caffeine. Supplies of high-quality Arabica beans are tight. Prices have doubled in the last year.