Stories tagged: events
UPDATED: Sat., May 13, 2017, 3:25 p.m.
2017 Junior Lilac Parade brings generations together
Families, friends and casual observers turned out in droves for the 2017 Junior Lilac Parade, which marched through sunny, if somewhat chilly weather in downtown Spokane Saturday morning.
Thu., Nov. 10, 2016, 5:34 p.m.
Veterans Day events, meals
Welcome Home! A Community Tribute to All Veterans - The program is open to all and will pay tribute to veterans, veterans organizations and their families. Gates will open at …
Tue., Aug. 30, 2016, 5:48 p.m.
Pig Out in the Park: What to know before you feast
How should parkgoers avoid construction to get to the food fastest? Why can’t stands serve drinks? What’s with that name, anyway? We’ve got you ready for this year’s annual outdoor …
Mon., April 18, 2016, 3:15 p.m.
MAC event on the Hope diamond canceled
A talk on the Hope diamond at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture has been canceled.
Thu., March 24, 2016, 11:19 a.m.
Riverfront Park Easter egg hunt returns
The big Riverfront Park Easter egg hunt will be back this year after a three-year hiatus.
Thu., March 24, 2016, 10:45 a.m.
Multiple Easter egg hunts offered by community groups, churches
There are multiple Easter egg hunts offered throughout the Spokane and Coeur d’Alene region.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 23, 2015, 10:49 a.m.
Dry conditions postpone Lantern Fest in Post Falls
The Spokane Lantern Fest has been postponed because of dry conditions, promoters of the event announced Friday.
Fri., Aug. 14, 2015, 8:28 a.m.
Kerry calls for democracy as US flag rises in Cuba
HAVANA (AP) — U.S. Marines raised the Stars and Stripes over the newly reopened American Embassy in Cuba on Friday as Secretary of State John Kerry made an unprecedented call …
Mon., July 13, 2015, 5:41 p.m.
New York reaches $5.9 million settlement in Eric Garner death
NEW YORK (AP) — The family of a black man who died after being placed in a white police officer’s chokehold reached a $5.9 million settlement with the city on …
Mon., June 8, 2015, 8:14 a.m.
Ex-SC officer indicted for murder in shooting of black man
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A white former North Charleston police officer has been indicted on a murder charge in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man who was …
Thu., April 23, 2015, 10:43 a.m.
Prosecution rests in penalty phase of Boston bomber’s trial
BOSTON (AP) — The prosecution rested its case Thursday during the penalty phase of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s trial after playing a video showing the mother of 8-year-old Martin …
Tue., April 21, 2015, 9:12 a.m.
Penalty phase opens in Boston Marathon bombing trial
BOSTON (AP) — The life-or-death phase in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev got underway Tuesday with a prosecutor showing the jury a photo of Tsarnaev giving the …
Fri., April 10, 2015, 2:13 p.m.
Penalty phase of marathon bombing trial to start after race
BOSTON (AP) — The second phase of the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will begin on April 21, after the second anniversary of the attack and the day …
Tue., Jan. 27, 2015, 1:31 p.m.
On Auschwitz anniversary, leader warns Jews again targets
BRZEZINKA, Poland (AP) — A Jewish leader stood before 300 survivors of the Nazis’ most notorious death camp on Tuesday and asked world leaders to prevent another Auschwitz, warning of …
Sat., Dec. 13, 2014, 8:12 a.m.
Americans, Belgians mark Battle of the Bulge anniversary
BASTOGNE, Belgium (AP) — Braving snowy weather, Americans and Belgians gathered in the Ardennes region of Belgium on Saturday to mark the 70th anniversary of one of the biggest and …
Sun., Nov. 9, 2014
Veterans Day events
Upcoming events commemorating the Veterans Day holiday on Tuesday: Free Veterans Day Meal - Denny’s – Free Build Your Own Grand Slam to active, nonactive and retired military. Dine-in only. …
Sat., Nov. 8, 2014, 3:20 a.m.
Germany marks 25 years since Berlin Wall’s fall
BERLIN (AP) — Germany on Sunday celebrates the 25th anniversary of the night the Berlin Wall fell, a pivotal moment in the collapse of communism and the start of the …
Thu., Sept. 11, 2014, 8:05 a.m.
9/11 commemoration held in open plaza
NEW YORK (AP) — With the solemn toll of a bell and a moment of silence, the nation paused Thursday to mark the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror …
Sat., Aug. 9, 2014, 2 a.m.
World War I: the war that inspired innovative art
NEW YORK (AP) — In the summer of 1914, with the war in Europe just two weeks old, Henry James knew that something had been lost forever. “Black and hideous …
Fri., Aug. 8, 2014, 6:56 a.m.
Tropical Storm Iselle makes landfall on Hawaii
HONOLULU (AP) — The first storm in a one-two punch heading for Hawaii clamored ashore overnight Friday as a weakened tropical storm, while a second system close behind it strengthened …
Thu., July 3, 2014, 12:10 p.m.
Brazil overpass, World Cup project, collapses
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — An overpass under construction collapsed Thursday in a Brazilian World Cup host city, killing at least one person and trapping a commuter bus, two construction …
Wed., June 18, 2014, 10:06 a.m.
US man, 89, is held on Nazi death camp charges
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An 89-year-old Philadelphia man was ordered held without bail Wednesday on a German arrest warrant charging him with aiding and abetting the killing of 216,000 Jewish men, …
Sat., June 14, 2014, 3:32 a.m.
Kurds seize disputed oil hub amid Iraq chaos
KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) — After a decades-long dispute between Arabs and Kurds over the oil-rich northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, it took just an hour and a half for its …
Sat., May 17, 2014, 3:27 a.m.
Record Balkan floods claim at least 20 lives
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Tens of thousands fled their homes Saturday in Bosnia and Serbia, evacuated by boat or helicopter as rising waters surged into villages and towns. Authorities said …
Sat., May 10, 2014, 4:24 a.m.
9/11 remains returned to World Trade Center site
NEW YORK (AP) — The unidentified remains of those killed at the World Trade Center have returned to the World Trade Center site in a solemn procession on a foggy …
UPDATED: Mon., April 21, 2014, 1:07 p.m.
American Meb Keflezighi wins Boston Marathon
“The Star-Spangled Banner” played over Boylston Street in honor of an American winner of the Boston Marathon. One year after a bombing there killed three people and left more than …
Sun., April 6, 2014, 9:59 p.m.
Police: Legendary star Mickey Rooney dies at 93
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mickey Rooney, the pint-size, precocious actor and all-around talent whose more than 80-year career spanned silent comedies, Shakespeare, Judy Garland musicals, Andy Hardy stardom, television and …
Sat., April 5, 2014, 11:12 a.m.
Afghans defy Taliban threat to vote in droves
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Millions of Afghans defied Taliban threats and rain Saturday, underscoring their enormous expectations from an election that comes as the country’s wobbly government prepares to face …
Thu., March 13, 2014, 8:04 a.m.
Police: Driver kills 2 at South by Southwest
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Police say a man and woman have been killed after a suspected drunken driver fleeing from arrest crashed through barricades set up for the South By …
Sat., Feb. 1, 2014, 5:52 a.m.
Georgian protesters call for Olympic boycott
TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Several hundred protesters are rallying in the capital of Georgia to protest the Winter Olympics, which will begin in neighboring Russia on Feb. 7. Around three …