Stories tagged: Spokane
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 12:32 p.m.
The draft dominated the news once again in Spokane.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 21, 2017, 9:04 p.m.
The former leader of the United Kingdom Independence Party has been invited by the Washington Policy Center as the keynote speaker at its annual dinner. Local activist groups plan to …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 9:53 a.m.
A coalition of business owners on North Monroe on Thursday filed a $15 million tort claim against the city of Spokane, citing “significant revenue losses” during the city’s planned renovation …
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 3:28 p.m.
Spokane County’s unemployment rate was 4.9 percent in August, a record low for the month.
Mon., Sept. 18, 2017
The J.A. McCullough family, on West Sinto Avenue, exemplified the dramatic effect that the European war was having on Spokane residents.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 17, 2017, 10:02 p.m.
Turnout at the 2017 Spokane County Interstate Fair may have lagged in its initial week, but the crowds that descended on the event over the weekend seemed determined to make …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 17, 2017, 9:08 p.m.
With showers forecast for Sunday evening, Spokane’s long, arid summer appears finally to have drawn to a close.
Sun., Sept. 17, 2017, 6 a.m.
She couldn’t have been 5. Her face was painted like a tiger. There was a pink ribbon in her hair. She had just “won” a stuffed husky. It was too …
Sun., Sept. 17, 2017
About 30 “lumberettes” – women lumber workers – went on duty at Spokane’s White Pine Sash Company.
Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 5:05 p.m.
A permit was issued for $150,000 in internal work on Incrediburger, a new downtown Spokane hamburger restaurant at 909 W. First Ave. in the old location of Dempsey’s Brass Rail, …
Fri., Sept. 15, 2017
The draft was traumatic for some young couples, as illustrated by a fainting incident at the Spokane draft board offices in the federal building.
Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 5:20 p.m.
Spokane-based Stoneway Electric Supply announced Thursday its has purchased a Kent, Wash., industrial distributor.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 7:40 p.m.
Light northeasterly winds are bringing Montana wildfire smoke back into the Inland Northwest. Until winds shift Saturday, it’s likely the skies will remain hazy and unhealthy for groups sensitive to …
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017
Spokane has put two dozen bright orange parking meters around the city to encourage people to give money to fund programs for the homeless.
Mon., Sept. 11, 2017, 4:46 p.m.
Starting Tuesday, Spokane area residents can have groceries delivered to their front door in about an hour from four grocers and a pet store by delivery service Instacart.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 11, 2017, 11:33 a.m.
Washington state is launching a pilot project where 2,000 volunteers will pay a “mock tax on the number of miles they drive on Washington state roads, rather than on the …
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017
What was the main attraction of the Follies de Vogue musical extravaganza at the Pantages Theater?
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017
Two Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen locations are closer to opening in the Spokane region, one in Post Falls and the other on North Division St.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 10:27 a.m.
Two Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen locations are getting closer to opening the Spokane region, one in Post Falls and the other North Division.
Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 5:09 p.m.
On Friday, the Inland Empire Paper Company received an award from the Washington State Department of Natural Resources. For the past 15 years IEP has methodically evaluated and overhauled much …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 4:33 p.m.
An anticipated cold front is approaching the Inland Northwest with arrival expected on Saturday. But winds will likely weaken Sunday and Monday, which could allow wildfire smoke to rebuild over …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 10:28 a.m.
Two skywalks torn down for the redevelopment of the old Macy’s building in downtown Spokane will be replaced for $800,000.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 6:25 p.m.
The Spokane Public Schools board of directors has narrowed their list of applicants for a vacant board seat to seven.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 10:51 p.m.
Following significant blowback against the city’s action dumping tons of boulders under I-90 to stop homeless campers, Spokane City Council President Ben Stuckart is now calling for a “tent city” …
Thu., Sept. 7, 2017
The current requirement to take down yard signs promoting a particular candidate in an election would go away under proposed changes to the Spokane municipal code.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 10:46 p.m.
The city will withdraw its request for a hearing with a state agency about whether to transfer outdoor recreation requirements on the lot, which would have been one of the …
Wed., Sept. 6, 2017
Wet springs and hot, dry summers provide the perfect setting for wildfires, and the Northwest is ablaze with significant fires in Washington, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Canada and Northern California.
Mon., Sept. 4, 2017, 3 a.m.
Spokane, for much of its history, has been a labor town.
Mon., Sept. 4, 2017
Spokane’s Playfair Race Course, started in 1901 when the land was also the county fairgrounds, was a modest operation compared to glamorous venues in California, Kentucky and New York.
Mon., Sept. 4, 2017
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