Stories tagged: rally
UPDATED: Sat., June 24, 2017, 10:38 p.m.
Crowd somewhat diminished at second pro-Trump rally
The organizers of March’s successful pro-Trump “Spirit of America” rally tried to duplicate their success Saturday at the Greyhound Park in Post Falls, but the crowd only numbered about 200 …
Wed., June 21, 2017, 10:13 p.m.
In Iowa, Trump rallies base, celebrates GOP resilience
Struggling to advance his agenda in Washington, President Donald Trump traveled to the Midwest on Wednesday for a raucous rally with his loyal supporters – the kind of event he …
Mon., May 8, 2017, 10:19 a.m.
Whatcom County still waiting for money to pay for Trump for rally costs
Whatcom County still hasn’t heard back after asking then-presidential candidate Donald Trump to reimburse the county for security costs for a rally last year.
UPDATED: Fri., April 21, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
March for Science is this weekend in nation’s capital; more protests are to follow
Activists and scientists are expected to descend on the nation’s capital Saturday to rally for environmental causes and government policies rooted in scientific research as part of the Earth Day …
UPDATED: Sat., April 15, 2017, 9:57 p.m.
Tax Day demonstrators demand Trump release taxes
Thousands of sign-waving, chanting protesters have marched through streets across America demanding that President Donald Trump release his tax returns so the public can examine his business ties and determine …
UPDATED: Wed., April 5, 2017, 11:12 p.m.
Proud Zags fans welcome team home from NCAA championship at rally
Minutes before the rally began, one Gonzaga fan held up her homemade sign high enough for all the fans to see its message. “We are proud,” it read.
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: Sat., March 25, 2017, 10:09 p.m.
Violence erupts at pro-Trump rally in California
Violence erupted at a Make America Great Again rally in Huntington Beach on Saturday when an anti-Trump protester allegedly doused the female organizer of the event with pepper spray and …
Wed., March 8, 2017, 6:24 p.m.
American women skip work and take part in rallies on ‘A Day Without a Woman’
Women across the nation took Wednesday off, refrained from shopping, dressed in red and attended rallies to bring attention to their economic clout and the discrimination they face in the …
UPDATED: Sat., March 4, 2017, 4:57 p.m.
Knezovich, Haskell and Fagan praise Trump at rally in Spokane Valley
A standing room only crowd in Spokane Valley Saturday cheered and chanted “USA” in response to several speakers, including Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich and Spokane County Prosecutor Larry Haskell, …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 18, 2017, 3:52 p.m.
Trump rallies supporters, tears into ‘dishonest media’
Just four weeks into his administration, President Donald Trump held a campaign rally in Florida on Saturday, repeating his political promises and continuing his attacks on the “dishonest media.”
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 11, 2017, 7:34 p.m.
Anti-abortion activists, counter-protesters rally around nation
Anti-abortion activists emboldened by the new administration of President Donald Trump staged rallies around the country Saturday calling for the federal government to cut off payments to Planned Parenthood, but …
Fri., Oct. 21, 2016, 8:11 p.m.
Anti-abortion tour brings protest rally to Planned Parenthood in Spokane
A giant bus belonging to the “40 Days for Life” organization rolled into Spokane Friday to participate in a rally against abortion across from Planned Parenthood on East Indiana Avenue.
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016, 4:46 p.m.
Al Gore stumps for Clinton at Florida rally, emphasizes climate change
Retired Democratic warhorse Al Gore was trotted out at a rally in Miami on Tuesday with Hillary Clinton to highlight an issue he has long championed – combating climate change …
Fri., June 10, 2016
Debra J. Saunders: Civics lesson needed in San Jose
For his trouble, Hernandez was called names, beaten and bloodied. For dessert, he got to hear politicians suggest it was the fault of his candidate that thugs beat him up.
Thu., May 5, 2016, 7:03 p.m.
Donald Trump to hold rally in Spokane Saturday
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s Washington state campaign team says he will visit Spokane on Saturday.
Wed., April 6, 2016, 8:38 a.m.
Man accused of assault at Trump rally appears in court
The white Donald Trump supporter accused of punching a black man being escorted from a Trump rally in North Carolina by sheriff’s deputies has had his case continued.
Thu., March 31, 2016, 3:35 p.m.
Girl at Trump rally who was pepper-sprayed may face charges
JANESVILLE, Wis. – Investigators said Thursday that they’re recommending a disorderly conduct charge be filed against a 15-year-old girl who was pepper-sprayed after she punched a man at a rally …
Wed., Sept. 23, 2015
McMorris Rodgers’ vote draws pink protest
A sea of pink signs and T-shirts in support of Planned Parenthood spilled off the sidewalk in front of U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ Spokane office and into the street …
Sun., March 29, 2015
Spokane rally against hate draws about 30
About 30 people walked in Riverfront Park, through the River Park Square atrium, by the Easter Bunny and along downtown Spokane sidewalks to spread, they said, a message against hate. …
Sat., March 28, 2015, 2:25 p.m.
Marchers say hate not tolerated in Spokane
About 30 people walked in Riverfront Park, through the River Park Square atrium, by the Easter Bunny and along downtown Spokane sidewalks to spread, they said, a message against hate.
Fri., March 6, 2015, 6:22 p.m.
200 rally to support NAACP after package of racist materials was sent to group’s president
Nearly 200 people linked their arms together and sang songs outside the NAACP office Friday afternoon to show solidarity with the organization after a package of racist materials was delivered …
Sun., Jan. 6, 2013
Spin Control: No decision yet on I-502 rally dust-up
OLYMPIA – Elections are designed to place a punctuation mark on political disputes. Sometimes it’s a period; other times, it’s more of comma, pausing to allow one to take a …
Fri., March 25, 2011
Supplier’s conviction sparks concern among medical marijuana advocates
Marijuana advocates still reeling from last week’s conviction of a medicinal pot supplier in Spokane are stepping up the pressure. Nearly three dozen demonstrators gathered Thursday outside of the federal …
Thu., March 25, 2010
Group rallies for Spokane to be Google test site
Efforts to woo lightning-quick Internet access to Spokane culminated Wednesday with a gathering staged for the search-engine giant Google. “Hey, Google!” the group of about 70 yelled in unison. “Pick …
Wed., March 24, 2010, 8 p.m.
‘Hey Google’ effort draws supporters to Riverfront Park
Efforts to woo lightening-quick Internet access to Spokane culminated Wednesday with a gathering staged for the search-engine giant Google.
Wed., March 24, 2010
Wednesday event promotes Spokane Google bid
Promoters of an effort to make Spokane one of two Google test sites for upgraded, high-speed Web communications want the public’s help. A group called Hey Google, Pick Spokane is …
Sat., June 27, 2009
Tax critics to rally again
OLYMPIA – Encouraged by the large turnout this spring at anti-tax rallies, critics of government spending are planning a new round of demonstrations July 4. Events are planned in more …
Wed., April 15, 2009, 1:32 p.m.
Thousands protest taxes in Olympia
A crowd of 4,000 to 5,000 descended on the state capitol in Olympia today, blasting taxes and government spending.
Sun., Oct. 15, 1995
Marchers Disavow Farrakhan Event Seen As Bigger Than Controversial Leader
A worker helps construct a platform on the Mall near the Capitol. Photo by Associated Press