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Mon., Oct. 24, 2016, 4:50 p.m.
Organ phenom Todd Wilson puts passion, talent and imagination on full display in recital at St. John’s Cathedral
A modest crowd was on hand to hear the remarkable performance of acclaimed organist.
Wed., June 24, 2009
New city sign code approved
Spokane leaders this week finalized sweeping new rules governing signs. The city’s sign code, approved 6-1 by the Spokane City Council on Monday, creates rules in places where none exist, …
Thu., June 11, 2009
Montana company bids lowest on bridge
Sletten Construction, of Great Falls, is the apparent low bidder on the contract to replace the Dover Bridge in North Idaho. Bids were opened Tuesday. Work is expected to begin …
Sun., June 7, 2009, 12:01 a.m.
Day-hiking Lake Pend Oreille
Here are detailed driving directions to the Hiker’s Dozen trails around Lake Pend Oreille, Idaho’s largest lake.
Thu., April 30, 2009, 6:55 p.m.
Killer sentenced to nearly 51 years in prison
Convicted killer Shellye L. Stark will spend more than 50 years in prison for shooting her husband to death in the estranged couple’s South Hill home more than two years …
Thu., April 30, 2009, 10 a.m.
Robbers take teen’s wallet and shoes; police arrest 2
Two robbery suspects were arrested by Spokane police Wednesday night after officers used a police dog to locate one of the suspects near Driscoll Boulevard in northwest Spokane.
Sat., April 18, 2009
Eugster to run for City Council
The City Council race in south Spokane went from zero candidates to two Friday, with the prospect of becoming the most interesting election on the municipal ballot this fall. Former …
Fri., April 17, 2009
Court reverses gun possession conviction
The assault conviction of an armed man shot in the face by Spokane police during a May 1, 2007, shootout has been upheld by the state Appeals Court. But the …
Tue., April 14, 2009
Split-up parents feud over boy’s shotgun
Judges in family law often face heated disputes between divorcing parents over issues such as visitation, getting kids to school or providing rides to soccer practice. Try adding a shotgun …
Mon., April 13, 2009, 9:34 a.m.
Students take the WASL this week
Washington students in grades 3 through 8 will be taking the Washington Assessment of Student Learning sometime between now and May 1.
Sun., April 12, 2009
Big tigers lurking out there
Tiger muskies are a big reason to fish a few select lakes in Washington and the Panhandle. A sterile, hybrid cross between muskellunge and northern pike, tiger muskies have been …
Fri., April 10, 2009
Sales tax increase could go before state voters
OLYMPIA – Washington House Speaker Frank Chopp said Thursday that there’s a “better than 50-50” chance that voters will be asked to approve a sales tax increase this fall. As …
Tue., April 7, 2009, 9:17 p.m.
Teen girl still missing after leaving Wal-Mart
Two Spokane area teenagers are missing, and police are asking for the public’s help finding them.
Wed., March 11, 2009
Tight-knit seniors lead Shadle to state
They’ve played basketball together with success since elementary school and been on varsity all four years at Shadle Park. Now seniors Lindsay Niemeier, Bianca Pope and Tori Dezellem, in their …
Mon., March 2, 2009
Rodriguez ‘cooperative’ in interview
Alex Rodriguez had a two-hour meeting with Major League Baseball officials Sunday. How much he told them about steroids is a secret – at least so far. The commissioner’s office …
Tue., Feb. 24, 2009
Mistrial declared in Stark case
The jury was nearly seated and witnesses had flown in to testify, but an error by a defense lawyer delayed the first-degree murder trial of an alleged online prostitute who …
Fri., Feb. 6, 2009, 7:59 p.m.
Second man arrested in officer stabbing
The man wanted in connection with a stabbing of an off-duty Spokane police officer two weeks ago was arrested Friday night.
Thu., Feb. 5, 2009
In schools: NW Christian plans academic preview sessions
Northwest Christian Schools is hosting academic preview nights tonight and Monday. Parents with students in grades pre-kindergarten through sixth grade may visit the school, 1412 W. Central Ave., today at …
Tue., Feb. 3, 2009, 12:01 a.m.
Raceway polluted, state says
Spokane County’s purchase of a racetrack near Airway Heights may cost taxpayers much more than expected. State environmental officials initially have put the level of contamination at the Spokane Motor …
Sat., Jan. 31, 2009
Monday Millwood City Council – 7 p.m. at City Hall, 9103 E. Frederick.
Tue., Jan. 20, 2009
Break-ins leave many on edge
Six homes in Susan Morgan’s neighborhood had already been robbed when two more were hit just down the street. So the Southgate neighborhood resident had a home alarm system installed, …
Tue., Jan. 13, 2009, 12:02 a.m.
Council overrides Verner’s shoreline veto
The Spokane City Council on Monday barely gathered the votes to override Mayor Mary Verner’s first veto.
Thu., Jan. 8, 2009
Verner vetoes shoreline-law exception
Spokane Mayor Mary Verner has nixed part of the city’s extensive new shoreline law over an amendment that would make an exception for a section of land owned by the …
Tue., July 29, 2008
Duncan cleared to represent himself
BOISE – Joseph Duncan won his bid Monday to act as his own attorney in his sentencing hearings, sidelining his expert legal team in what U.S. District Judge Edward Lodge …
Thu., Nov. 8, 2007
A lesson, reinforced
A crew from “Dateline NBC” was in the courtroom Tuesday in Kelso when the verdict was read in the Fred Russell case – guilty, guilty, guilty. The judge asked a …
Wed., Nov. 7, 2007
St. Vincent highlighting hunger, homelessness
St. Vincent de Paul in Coeur d’Alene will draw attention to hunger and homelessness with a week of events starting Saturday. It’s part of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, …
Fri., Aug. 10, 2007
Ex-teacher released on bail in sex case
A 78-year-old Spokane man, whom a court commissioner called a threat to “the community and the community’s children,” is out of jail. Retired elementary school teacher Gordon L. Erickson posted …
Fri., April 13, 2007
EWU poetry readers take it to the streets
Jessica Moll, a graduate student at Eastern Washington University, may have felt a bit awkward standing on a milk crate in front of River Park Square in downtown Spokane reading …
Tue., March 27, 2007
Color your garden spring green
It’s amazing what a little bit of sunshine can do for gardeners with cabin fever. A few warm, dry days and we are back out there playing in the detritus …