Stories tagged: good news
Wed., June 6, 2018, 5:09 p.m.
A Kansas man who returned a $1 million lottery ticket to a customer who left it on a store counter says he has no regrets about giving up the prize …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 3:52 p.m.
When Patricia Dalton was going through her deceased mother’s belongings at her home in Arroyo Grande, California, she found an unfinished crazy quilt. Mismatched patches of leftover fabric had been …
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 4:02 p.m.
What’s the best time to being knitting hats and scarves for a cold winter? Of course it’s in the middle of the longest streak of 90-degree days anyone can remember. …
Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 12:15 p.m.
New this year will be a Unity in the Community Parade that will begin at 9 a.m. on the southeast corner of Stevens Street and Spokane Falls Boulevard.
UPDATED: Wed., May 17, 2017, 4:56 p.m.
For the past 19 years, Mary Lee Abba-Gaston has been teaching bread baking classes out of a huge old electric Rainier brick oven she purchased from Mount St. Michael’s. Now …
UPDATED: Wed., May 10, 2017, 2:11 p.m.
She was just 11 years old when Allied bombs started falling on her hometown of Grafenwoehr in Germany. Home to a large and at the time German military installation Grafenwoehr …
Wed., April 19, 2017, noon
Spokane organization donates fashionable prom dresses and gowns to young women in need
Wed., March 22, 2017
That bit of offered kindness beats reading a book full of life affirmations.
UPDATED: Wed., March 1, 2017, 12:09 a.m.
After that first meeting, Evelyn Anderton called her friend and said, “Gayle, that’s my husband. I don’t know how, but he’s going to be my husband.”
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 4:10 p.m.
The quilt will be auctioned to raise money for scholarships.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 3:44 p.m.
It seems Ken and Veva Jean Hames were meant to be together. They met at Rosalia High School and quickly became an item, though Ken isn’t exactly sure how that …
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 3:33 p.m.
I don’t know how to rescue a bird precisely, but I do know how to get one to places where they can be saved. I am happy to provide transport.
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017
One of the seven becomes queen on Sunday.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 3:16 p.m.
After rounds of speeches and interviews, the Lilac Festival will crown its queen on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017.
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 10:26 a.m.
Ken Wanless, owner of Downtown Auto Specialists, won a $20,000 Working Forward Small Business Award from Synchrony Financial. With it he’ll pay for training for his employees, and set up …
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 10:24 a.m.
Sledding hills have much in common with good fishing holes: When you know of a good one, you keep it to yourself. Nothing spoils a good sledding hill like having …
Sat., Dec. 31, 2016, 6 a.m.
Few events stimulate charitable giving like the end of the year. The holidays put some in a generous mood; others are motivated by the desire to gather up one more …
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 9:33 a.m.
Cheryl Barnes usually takes on a volunteer project between Thanksgiving and Christmas, and this year she decided to do something good for animals.
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016
The Rotary Club of Spokane Valley is lighting its Christmas tree one last time in the U-City Parking lot on Dec. 1 at 5:30 p.m. when it kicks off its …
Wed., Nov. 2, 2016, 4:24 p.m.
A Washington State University researcher wants middle school students to design the cities of the future.
Wed., Oct. 12, 2016, 3:21 p.m.
Spokane Public Schools is implementing Z Pass, a program which checks students on and off school buses. Parents can then see on their cellphones where their children last were.
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016, 11 p.m.
It’s peak apple season and across the area a large crop is weighing down neighborhood trees. At the Resurrection Community Garden behind the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection on East …
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016
Valleyfest begins with bed races at 6:15 p.m. Friday followed by the Hearts of Gold Parade at 7:30 p.m. Both start at North Gillis Road and Sprague Avenue.
Wed., Sept. 14, 2016
One could say Christina Heston returned home to a monumental surprise when she found a beautiful memorial to military members and their families on her Spokane Valley front lawn.
Wed., Sept. 7, 2016
After graduating in 2015, Spokane natives Cameron Conner and Grant Gallaher packed their tent and embarked on a volunteer mission that would take them to refugee camps near the Greek-Macedonian …
Thu., Aug. 4, 2016, 2:30 p.m.
Logan Brown-Fletcher and Amber Hills, 19-year-old high school sweethearts and first-time parents from Newberg, Oregon, welcomed identical girl triplets Raelyn, Avery and Elaina on Monday. Their neonatologist, Dr. Craig Novack, …
Thu., Aug. 4, 2016, 1:57 p.m.
Philadelphia is urging residents not to swim in dumpsters after a rented trash bin was filled with fire hydrant water and transformed into a pool.
Wed., July 27, 2016
For volunteer Marisa Van Wormer, Operation Christmas Child is a year-round ministry. This year in May, that ministry took her to Zambia, where she helped distribute shoeboxes filled with gifts …
Mon., July 25, 2016, 5 p.m.
Spokane Sheriff’s Department volunteer mounted patrol unit takes its horses to the mall
Wed., July 13, 2016, 12:36 a.m.
The Women and Children’s Free Restaurant and Community Kitchen is one step closer to a $2 million fund-raising goal after receiving a $5,000 grant from Avista Foundation, the community investment …