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Monday, December 10, 2018  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 8, 2018, 10:55 p.m.

Man suspected of smashing downtown Spokane charity heart with stick has bail set at $20,000

A man suspected of smashing at least one public art sculpture with a stick in downtown Spokane had bond set at $20,000 Thursday.


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 9:40 p.m.

Police arrest man suspected of smashing third heart sculpture

Police arrested a man Wednesday suspected of smashing a third heart sculpture in downtown Spokane, part of an art project meant to raise money for charity.


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018, 6:03 p.m.

Spokane is heartbroken after vandal knocks over pair of fiberglass sculptures meant to raise funds for charity

While millions across the nation were stirred awake on Election Day ready to partake in civic engagement, Spokane instead woke up to a broken heart. Two, in fact.


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 9:05 a.m.

Downtown Spokane heart sculptures to raise funds for Ronald McDonald House

The Ronald McDonald House has partnered with STCU to install painted hearts throughout downtown to raise money for the charity.


Long waitlists prompt construction of new Ronald McDonald house

Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Inland Northwest will more than double the rooms available to families with hospitalized children once a new expansion opens in January 2020.


UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018, 9:30 p.m.

Deaconess family room lets parents stay near hospitalized infants, children

MultiCare Deaconess and the Ronald McDonald House partnered to provide a new family room near the hospital’s neonatal ICU for parents and family. Amenities include shower facilities, a kitchen and …


Ronald McDonald House family room close to ready at Deaconess hospital

The Ronald McDonald House in Spokane, which has been housing families with children being treated at local hospitals since 1987, is finishing up a new family room at MultiCare Deaconess …


Plans call for lodging center at Kootenai Health

Growth at Kootenai Health is backing plans to build a lodging center on the hospital campus, with one side of the facility as a Ronald McDonald House, for use by …


Ronald McDonald House Spokane celebrates 30 years

On April 27, 1987, Spokane’s Ronald McDonald House opened its doors, offering shelter, food and support to families with children in medical crisis. In the past 30 years, more than …


Lind ‘ladies’ make monthly mission to Spokane to bake cookies for young patients

The Lind Cookie Ladies have been baking cookies once a month since 1987 for children who stay at Ronald McDonald House while undergoing medical treatment.


Effort underway to keep Camp Goodtimes open

Area organizations including Mark and Marcy Few’s Coaches vs. Cancer, YMCA of the Inland Northwest and Ronald McDonald House Charities of Spokane are joining to help keep Camp Goodtimes open …


McDonald House seeks volunteers

The Ronald McDonald House, 1015 W. Fifth Ave., is seeking volunteers to answer telephones, assist staff and guests and for some light housekeeping. Volunteers should be able to commit to …


Young patient makes colorful impression

It’s not difficult to guess Gabby LeDuc’s favorite color. On a recent afternoon in the kitchen at Ronald McDonald House, the 6-year-old wore a pair of fluffy purple boots that …


Sweet gesture

Christmas is all about giving, but it’s also nice to receive. That’s what makes Christmas cookie exchanges such a popular holiday activity. Whether you host an intimate group of friends …


Famous friend meets students

Two elementary schools in the Central Valley School District celebrated their achievements in helping a local charity and received a visit from a special friend. Ronald McDonald visited Progress and …


Polo club stages annual charity event

In principle, it’s not much different than most sports. The object is to score by getting something round into a net. Sound familiar? The most glaring difference between polo and …


Ronald McDonald House marks 25 years serving sick kids

On May 18, Kathy LeDuc, of Kalispell, took her daughter, Gabby, 5, to the doctor. “She had a fever and said her tummy hurt,” LeDuc said. “She had a dance …


Bulldogs play at Arena

Gonzaga men’s basketball coaches and players hear it from Spokanites all the time. “We run into so many people that say they can’t get into the McCarthey Athletic Center to …