Stories tagged: Friendly Sons of St. Patrick
UPDATED: Sat., March 17, 2018, 12:28 p.m.
Bing Crosby named ‘grand marshal’ of St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Bing Crosby had a wee bit of Irish in him – enough to earn him the title of “grand marshal” of this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown Spokane.
UPDATED: Thu., March 9, 2017, 4:01 p.m.
Five things to know before Spokane’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade
This year’s gathering of the Irish is set for Saturday, a full six days before the actual St. Patrick’s Day.
Sun., March 15, 2015
Sharin’ o’ the green
The weather looked so dreary Saturday morning that Mary Eberle offered to take her four boys to the grocery store for candy instead of heading down to the parade and …
Sat., March 14, 2015, 4:18 p.m.
Rain clears in time for St. Patrick’s Day parade
The sky above downtown Spokane dried just as the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade was about to begin Saturday, allowing a noticeably thinner crowd to put their umbrellas down as …
Sat., March 16, 2013
A win on principal
When the St. Patrick’s Day parade kicks off today, it will include a young Ponderosa Elementary School student and her favorite principal. Lucy Tivis, 8, nominated Jerrol Olson to be …
Sun., March 18, 2012
St. Patrick’s Parade includes shelter pups, bagpipes, green horse
St. Patrick’s Day even brings out the Irish in animals. The St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown Spokane on Saturday included the usual civic groups, bagpipe and drum groups, politicians, …
Sun., March 18, 2012
Doug Clark: For some, it’s heritage; for others, horoscope
I took part in Spokane’s St. Patrick’s Day parade Saturday, and boy, am I exhausted. True, it would have been a lot worse if I actually had to walk the …
Thu., March 15, 2012
St. Patrick’s Day Parade about family – she knows
Leading up to St. Patrick’s Day, it’s difficult to miss Mary Ellen Murphy’s South Hill home. Not only are there plenty of green shamrocks around the front door and decorating …
Sun., March 13, 2011
Annual parade brings out the Irish in everyone
Although a diverse crowd attended Spokane’s 2011 St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday, everyone there was Irish in spirit. Hundreds of people either participated in or watched the annual parade, …
Sat., March 13, 2010, 5:46 p.m.
For parade, we’re all a wee bit Irish
Spring hasn’t sprung yet, but there was plenty of green sprouting in Spokane Saturday as thousands of people crowded downtown for the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade.