Stories tagged: Spokane Country Club
Sat., Feb. 13, 2016, 11:18 p.m.
Blanchette: Gary Lindeblad provides perfect fit for Kalispel Golf and Country Club
Thu., Dec. 10, 2015, 10:41 p.m.
The Kalispel Tribe will open the Spokane Country Club to some public play
The Kalispel Tribe took ownership of the venerable Spokane Country Club this week with plans to preserve the course for private-member play with just a few tee times each day …
Tue., Dec. 8, 2015
100 years ago in Hillyard: Hillyard voters reject plan to join Spokane
From our archives, 100 years ago Hillyard voters soundly defeated a proposition for annexation to Spokane, by a vote of 573 to 252.
Tue., Oct. 20, 2015, 1:04 p.m.
Shawn Vestal: Spokane Country Club could have avoided legal saga by treating members equally
The Spokane Country Club went down fighting. But it probably didn’t need to go down at all. The club’s drawn-out legal battle to preserve a tradition of charging women full …
Fri., Sept. 11, 2015
Kalispel Tribe crafts deal for country club
The Kalispel Tribe is poised to buy the Spokane Country Club for more than $3 million, according to a last-minute deal reached Thursday. At least two bidders were prepared to …
Sat., Aug. 1, 2015
Kalispels bid for Spokane Country Club
The Kalispel Tribe has bid $3 million to buy the members-only Spokane Country Club and would fold the golf course and amenities into its Northern Quest Resort and Casino operations. …
Thu., May 7, 2015
Jim Kershner’s this day in history
From our archives, 100 years ago The headlines were dominated by the stunning war news out of the Atlantic: “Big Liner Lusitania Is Sunk By Submarine Off Irish Coast: Crew …
Sun., May 3, 2015
Give and Take: Letter to the sports editor
Country Club sale could be a good thing I was not surprised when I read the Spokane Country Club could be sold. The rumors and stories about the membership having …
Sun., April 26, 2015
Spokane Country Club could be headed for sale
The Spokane Country Club could be sold to settle its multimillion bankruptcy case as dozens of members quit and business slows in the aftermath of a gender discrimination verdict. The …
Fri., Aug. 1, 2014
Injunction against Spokane Country Club takes on deep-rooted gender discrimination
First, the Spokane Country Club was ordered to pay around a half-million dollars for discriminating against its women members. Then, after spending hundreds of thousands of dollars defending the traditions …
Sat., May 11, 2013
Country club seeking bankruptcy protection
The Spokane Country Club has filed for bankruptcy to avoid paying $1.7 million in legal costs tied to its loss in a gender discrimination lawsuit. The private golf club, formed …
Wed., March 20, 2013
Vestal: Case could impact country clubs across nation
Drusilla Hieber and Nancy Van Noy played golf on July 23, 2008. Or, in Hieber’s words, they “had the audacity to play golf” on July 23, 2008.
Fri., March 1, 2013
Jury finds against golf club in bias case
The Spokane Country Club must pay more than $500,000 for discriminating against female members. A Spokane County Superior Court jury Thursday ruled in favor of four women who argued they …
Sun., May 27, 2012
Gardening: Students, golf courses connect for day of learning
There’s nothing quite like a field trip to make classroom lessons come alive. Recently, about 50 students from local schools spent a day on the beautiful grounds of the Spokane …
Fri., April 8, 2011
Spokane Country Club will celebrate its 100-year anniversary of the move to its current site with an open house from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Friday, April 29. As part of the …
Fri., June 11, 2010, 4:36 p.m.
Carbery was one of golf’s gentlemen
Golf columnist Steve Bergum reflects on the life of former Spokane Country Club pro Gene Carbery, who died on May 31.
Fri., July 17, 2009, 6:32 p.m.
Lawsuit alleges sexism at Spokane Country Club
When a Spokane businesswoman joined the Spokane Country Club nine years ago, she drew curious looks when she played in a members-only tournament dominated by men. The next year, she …
Sun., April 26, 2009
Golfers, private clubs retrench during economic downturn
The Spokane Country Club has an unusual spring sale going on. A few of its golfers are willing to part with their memberships for $2,000. That, and a $6,000 initiation …