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UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 6:18 p.m.

UW medical school in Spokane won’t get bigger classes

For now, at least, the University of Washington’s medical school in Spokane will have classes of just 60 students.

UPDATED: Tue., June 13, 2017, 9:19 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Wyatt Mills drafted by Seattle Mariners in 3rd round

The Seattle Mariners have had their pitching issues of late. It’s a little early to expect Gonzaga University right-handed closer Wyatt Mills to step up and help, but he’s looking …

Spokane initiative aims to connect veterans with the humanities

Joe Gilliland could tell you a war story, but it wouldn’t be complete without the happy moments.

‘Maddie the Bulldog’ says her last goodbyes to GU fans, family

Maddie the Bulldog made a sad announcement on her Facebook page Tuesday evening: The dog who has participated in Canines for Cancer and Relay for Life as often as she …

GU’s ZagLab updates ‘Godot’ with environmental statement

The ZagLab production will stage the tragicomedy outdoors, and as an means to discuss environmental issues. The set will feature an art installation created by artists J.J. McCracken of Washington, …

The Dirt: Gonzaga building performing arts center

Site work has started for Gonzaga University’s $34.6 million project to build the Myrtle Woldson Performing Arts Center on the west side of campus.

UPDATED: Mon., May 15, 2017, 11:31 p.m.

Man charged with abandoning young girl in car near Gonzaga

Spokane police say a young girl was left alone in a car with the windows rolled down for hours Friday night and into Saturday morning, as temperatures dropped to 39 …

UPDATED: Sun., May 14, 2017, 11:12 p.m.

At Gonzaga commencement, speaker Sherman Alexie tells graduates: Remember your promises

Sherman Alexie, a renowned Native American novelist, poet and filmmaker who grew up on the Spokane Indian Reservation, gave the keynote address for this year’s Gonzaga undergraduate commencement ceremony Sunday …

UPDATED: Wed., May 10, 2017, 3:52 p.m.

GU gets certified as honey bee-friendly campus

Some Gonzaga University students are buzzing about something other than Zags basketball. Honey bees.

UPDATED: Mon., May 8, 2017, 11:28 p.m.

Gonzaga students call on university to divest from fossil fuels

Joining a growing campaign on college campuses across the U.S., Gonzaga University student leaders are calling on the Spokane school to divest its $204 million endowment from fossil fuels.

100 years ago in Spokane: Researcher tells Gonzaga crowd to avoid the ‘spirit world,’ warns of Ouija board

Dr. Godfrey Raupert, a member of the Psychical Research Society, told a rapt crowd in Gonzaga University’s gym that science has proven that a mysterious “spirit world does exist and …

Gonzaga coach Mark Few reels in another big one

Gonzaga University men’s basketball coach Mark Few is known for having some formidable bigs in the paint.

Steve Christilaw: We can all learn from Zags’ success

When you’ve experienced those early days when Gonzaga basketball was a quaint diversion from everyday campus life, it will never get old to watch the fervor of today’s Zag Nation, …

UPDATED: Thu., April 6, 2017, 9:05 p.m.

Man suspected of photographing Gonzaga University student in the shower arrested

Video surveillance footage shows that a man suspected of gaining access to a Gonzaga University residence hall on March 20 and taking a picture of a student taking a shower …

UPDATED: Tue., April 4, 2017, 10:23 p.m.

Gonzaga University will host men’s basketball homecoming rally Wednesday

Gonzaga University is throwing a party to welcome back the men’s basketball team Wednesday and the entire community is invited.

UPDATED: Mon., April 3, 2017, 11:44 p.m.

Student fans subdued, reflective after Gonzaga loss

The students filing out of McCarthey Athletic Center weren’t particularly loud. A few, who gave up on Gonzaga pulling out a championship win with seconds left on the clock, swore …

James Reilly, who helped Gonzaga University to NCAA boxing title, dies at 88

Perhaps you saw the obituary on Sunday: James Patrick Reilly passed away March 23 at age 88.

UPDATED: Sun., April 2, 2017, 7:25 p.m.

As Zags prep for championship battle, Spokane bars ready the kegs

With more than 24 hours to go before Gonzaga’s Monday evening championship game, Marcy Larson was standing at a bar, sorting through a stack of table reservations.

UPDATED: Sun., April 2, 2017, 5:45 p.m.

Gonzaga to host championship viewing party in McCarthey Athletic Center

Gonzaga University will host a viewing party in the McCarthey Athletic Center as the Zags take on North Carolina in the NCAA men’s basketball national championship Monday evening.

UPDATED: Sun., April 2, 2017, 12:06 a.m.

The wedding must go on, even during Gonzaga’s Final Four game

When Adam Prybylinski and Melissa Hightower picked their wedding date and time nine months ago, they had no idea it would be smack dab in the middle of Gonzaga University’s …

UPDATED: Sun., April 2, 2017, 10:30 p.m.

Spokane shows off for ESPN crews

Spokane put its best foot forward Saturday, showing itself off to ESPN crews in town to capture some community and Zag spirit ahead of Gonzaga University’s Final Four game in …

Symphony conductor Nakahara balances loyalty between Zags, Gamecocks

As resident conductor with the Spokane Symphony and music director of the South Carolina Philharmonic, Morihiko Nakahara has ties to both Gonzaga and the University of South Carolina and doesn’t …

UPDATED: Fri., March 31, 2017, 10:24 p.m.

NCAA rule forces D.Lish’s to change name of ‘Karnowski’ burger

Spokane’s D. Lish’s Hamburgers has changed the name of its seven-patty novelty hamburger – formerly called “the Karnowski” in honor of Gonzaga University’s star basketball player Przemysław “Przemek” Karnowski.

UPDATED: Fri., March 31, 2017, 9:27 p.m.

Whereas, the Washington Senate believes the Zags are awesome

The Washington Senate adopted a resolution sponsored by Sen. Mike Baumgartner, R-Spokane, saying it “fully supports the Gonzaga Bulldogs in their game on Saturday and will be cheering for a …

UPDATED: Fri., March 31, 2017, 10:04 p.m.

Mayors of Spokane, Columbia make flag wager on Gonzaga’s Final Four matchup

The loser must fly the flag of the winning university above City Hall for a day. Both Mayor David Condon of Spokane and Stephen Benjamin of Columbia, South Carolina, released …

UPDATED: Fri., March 31, 2017, 9:28 p.m.

Pop-up shops selling Zags gear across town as competition stiffens for fan dollars

Gonzaga University gear is flying off the shelves in advance of the Final Four game Saturday, even if the shelf is really a table set up under a tent in …

UPDATED: Thu., March 30, 2017, 10:51 p.m.

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers bets Congressman Joe Wilson a bottle of merlot that Zags will win

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers bets a bottle of wine against a jar of barbecue sauce on Saturday’s Zags game.

Zags put Spokane in the national spotlight as ESPN crew will film fans and the city

As the Zags prepare for the Final Four tip off Saturday, Spokane is gearing up for its own prime time moment. An ESPN crew will spend up to four days …

UPDATED: Wed., March 29, 2017, 7:03 p.m.

Przemek Karnowski’s biggest fan wished him luck on his way to the Final Four

Emmalynn Stokes will turn two next month, but she already got her birthday present. Her mother, Megan Stokes, said her daughter is a huge fan of Gonzaga University basketball player …

UPDATED: Tue., March 28, 2017, 8:37 p.m.

Gonzaga student wins plane tickets to Final Four game in Phoenix

On Tuesday Gonzaga University senior Amanda Hardt surely had a lot of friends. After all, she can take three of them to Phoenix to see the Final Four basketball game …