Stories tagged: prom
Mon., June 5, 2017, 9:23 a.m.
Mom spends $25K on exotic cars, sand, camel for son’s prom
One Philadelphia teenager’s mom took his prom to the extreme, spending $25,000 on a camel, three tons of sand and exotic cars. He brought three dates, all in custom-made gowns, …
UPDATED: Sun., May 21, 2017, 5:10 p.m.
Senior prom at Riverview dances down memory lane
Riverview Retirement Community in Spokane held a prom-themed dance last week for residents and employees, with plenty of reminiscing.
UPDATED: Wed., April 26, 2017, 12:44 p.m.
Liberty Lake’s Royal Closet dress exchange features prom, homecoming wear
Prom season isn’t quite over and now there’s a new resource for young people looking who can’t afford to spend hundreds of dollars on a gown to wear one night. …
UPDATED: Wed., April 19, 2017, 11:06 p.m.
Orofino teen reported missing after prom dies in car crash
The 17-year-old Orofino teenager who ran away after his prom earlier this week died Wednesday afternoon after a car crash on Sunny Side Bench Road near Lenore, Idaho.
Wed., April 19, 2017, noon
Prom dress donation business gets new owner and renewed energy
Spokane organization donates fashionable prom dresses and gowns to young women in need
UPDATED: Tue., April 18, 2017, 11:10 p.m.
With a little help from John Mayer, Coeur d’Alene student lands his prom date
At an Edmonton concert, the singer-songwriter recorded a promposal video.
Mon., June 6, 2016, 10:28 a.m.
Teen who killed classmate after prom rejection gets 25 years
A teenager was sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison for fatally stabbing a classmate after she turned down his invitation to the junior prom.
Sun., May 3, 2015, 10:25 a.m.
Students stuck in Steam Plant elevator en route to prom
Ten Mt. Spokane High School students nearly missed prom – perhaps deservedly – when they got stuck in an elevator. The group was in the elevator after finishing dinner at …
Sun., May 3, 2015
When it comes to ‘prom-posals,’ high school students are going to extremes
Tyrus Goldsworthy had it planned for weeks. He would have roses at the ready, play George Strait’s “Check Yes or No” and enlist the help of his youth group at …
Sat., May 2, 2015, 10:15 p.m.
Firefighters rescue Mt. Spokane students headed to prom from elevator
Ten Mt. Spokane High School students nearly missed prom – perhaps deservedly – when they got stuck in an elevator.
Sun., May 19, 2013
Celestial Selections stakes its claim to prom, wedding fashions
Don and Erlene Clifton’s business, Celestial Selections, is cruising through its busy time of year. The Spokane Valley couple has operated the wedding and prom-fashion retail store the past 13 …
Sun., May 5, 2013
North Central alumni take long route to prom
When Dave Snyder and Barbara Kolbet were seniors at North Central High School in 1971, she turned him down for a date to the prom. She wanted to be faithful …
Sun., April 28, 2013
On the Money: Parents put teens on pedestal for prom night
The prom is making a big comeback. The recession forced parents and teens to cut back on spending for the annual high school dance, but wallets are finally opening again.
Sun., May 6, 2012
Special prom and a nod
A group of teens gathered Saturday to get gussied up for prom. The room filled with the sound of chatter as they browsed racks of evening gowns. They got their …
Thu., March 29, 2012
Senior project collects affordable prom dresses
In the romantic comedy “27 Dresses,” a young woman has been a bridesmaid 27 times. One at a time she puts on the gowns, in a rainbow of colors and …
Thu., May 12, 2011
Nonprofit offers free prom gown of choice for special night
There has already been a flood of girls looking for beautiful dresses, but then there was a real flood. When Julianne Sullivan arrived at Julianne’s Prom Closet early Monday morning, …
Thu., Feb. 25, 2010
Mt. Spokane High’s prom back on track
The prom is back on track at Mt. Spokane High School. Earlier this year, the senior class discovered it had lost a $2,150 deposit when The Sapphire Room unexpectedly went …
Sun., May 18, 2008
Parent-hosted drinking parties are illegal
Parents planning to host post-prom or graduation drinking parties should make other plans. Even though it’s legal for kids to drink in private homes with their parents present, it’s not …