Stories tagged: spokane convention center
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 21, 2019, 8:50 p.m.
Two-and-a-half-year-old Aveline Jones plodded in her yellow shoes, pink pants and black coat with her hand firmly in her mother’s grasp Monday as they joined about 3,000 other marchers to …
Wed., Dec. 5, 2018
“Opening Act” is the title of the new installation that greets visitors outside the theater doors of the First Interstate Center for the Arts.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 10:09 p.m.
Police arrested an apparently homeless man from Utah Tuesday who is suspected of randomly stabbing three people, sending two to the hospital with serious injuries.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 12, 2018, 10:23 p.m.
Putin, political gridlock and Ronald Reagan’s squirrels: Colin Powell shares musings, anecdotes at Whitworth forum
Colin Powell remembers the last day he served as secretary of state: Jan. 26, 2005. He got the news that he was being replaced by Condoleezza Rice while he was …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 9, 2018, 10:24 a.m.
Members of the hatemongering Westboro Baptist Church plan to demonstrate at several locations in Spokane on Thursday and Friday, including Lewis and Clark High School, Gonzaga University and the Spokane …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 3, 2018, 11:05 p.m.
The 2019 USA Roller Sports National Championships will bring about 3,000 contestants to the Spokane Convention Center next summer for nearly a month of youth and adult competitions, generating about …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 2, 2018, 10:51 p.m.
Vice President Mike Pence called U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers “one of the most important voices in Washington, D.C.” during a campaign luncheon for the Republican congresswoman Tuesday afternoon at …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 3, 2018, 3:26 p.m.
It was Vice President Mike Pence who visited Spokane on Tuesday. But the focus of protesters outside his campaign fundraiser for U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers was his boss.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 1, 2018, 11:26 p.m.
The vice president, a former colleague of McMorris Rodgers in the U.S. House of Representatives, will speak at an afternoon fundraiser at the Spokane Convention Center. Tickets to the event …
Mon., Oct. 1, 2018, 9:23 a.m.
The fundraiser benefits Spokane Hearing Oral Program of Excellence, or HOPE.
UPDATED: Thu., June 21, 2018, 11:39 a.m.
An event that falls somewhere between the 2016 Oregon standoff and the movie “Matrix” kicks off Thursday at the Spokane Convention Center with the premier of a movie honoring slain …
UPDATED: Sun., June 3, 2018, 9:01 p.m.
Sunday at the convention, while slower and more laid back than Saturday’s affair, still saw hundreds of people passing through to look at comic books, buy art for their walls, …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 25, 2018, 8:11 p.m.
For the thousands who passed through the Spokane Convention Center over the weekend to check out this year’s Great Outdoors and Bike Expo, it didn’t matter it was 30 degrees …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 10:27 p.m.
A year after the Women’s March brought an estimated 8,000 people to downtown Spokane following President Donald Trump’s inauguration, organizers expect a smaller, less politically charged affair this time.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 31, 2017, 9:12 p.m.
Knights and swords and New Year’s, oh my.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 9:42 p.m.
Spokane police are investigating a woman’s claim that she was violently raped at a bus stop in downtown Spokane Saturday night.
Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 7:22 p.m.
Curran, 50, who started her career in the district managing the catering services at the INB Performing Arts Center, will take over for longtime executive Kevin Twohig, who announced his …
UPDATED: Mon., July 17, 2017, 7:46 p.m.
Kevin Twohig is retiring after 16 years as the chief executive officer of the Spokane Public Facilities District, which owns and operates the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena, the Spokane Convention …
UPDATED: Thu., June 1, 2017, 2:25 p.m.
Lilac City Comicon, now a two-day event, celebrates artists and writers from the Pacific Northwest.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 5, 2017, 10:41 p.m.
The Spokane Ag Expo is one of the largest agriculture trade shows in the Pacific Northwest, with more than 6,000 people expected to attend this year’s 40th annual event.
Sat., May 7, 2016, 12:40 p.m.
More than 3,000 people are waiting at the Spokane Convention Center to hear Donald Trump less than a week before he became the presumptive Republican nominee for president. Crowds outside, …
Sat., May 7, 2016, 11:05 a.m.
Many of those waiting in line outside the Spokane Convention Center on Saturday to catch a glimpse of the man likely to carry the mantle of the Republican party in …
UPDATED: Sat., May 7, 2016, 11:30 a.m.
Donald Trump’s campaign has reserved and paid for two halls at the Spokane Convention Center, room for more than 5,000 supporters, for a Saturday rally.
Fri., May 6, 2016, 5:01 p.m.
When Donald Trump arrives in Spokane on Saturday, presumably by landing at the airport aboard the Boeing-built 757 jet he calls Trump Force One, the city will be ready for …
Wed., May 4, 2016, 10:07 a.m.
Ted Cruz, who ended his presidential campaign Tuesday following a defeat in the Indiana primaries, has also canceled a campaign event in Spokane on Wednesday. The junior senator from Texas …
Tue., May 3, 2016, 1:33 p.m.
Fresh off Tuesday’s Indiana primary, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz will head to Spokane. Cruz’s campaign announced Tuesday that Cruz will hold a rally at the Spokane Convention Center at 3 …
Mon., Nov. 16, 2015, 5:41 p.m.
Two open houses will be held at the Spokane Convention Center on Thursday for members of the public to weigh in on what they want to see as part of …
Sun., Aug. 23, 2015
How crazy is it here in Smokane? So crazy I took shelter at the science fiction convention for a dose of reality.
Sun., June 7, 2015
“Antiques Roadshow” on PBS is all about possibilities. Is Great-Grandma’s brooch worth some serious money or is its worth measured only in sentimental value? Thousands of people got opportunities to …
Sat., June 6, 2015, 6:39 p.m.
Thousands of people got the opportunities to learn more about their treasures Saturday as Antiques Roadshow set up shop in the Spokane Convention Center for the day.