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Dakota, an adoptable cat. (Karen Fosberg / Courtesy of Karen Fosberg)

Dakota, an adoptable cat

Dakota is available for adoption at the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service. Shelter workers say she’s a beautiful tabby cat with great markings and a sweet, cuddly personality. Please refer to the pet’s ID number when contacting SCRAPS with ...

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Front Porch: Patriotism manifested fittingly at Crosby’s home

A few Sundays ago, it was Sept. 11 – the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon – and I was at the Bing Crosby House Museum on the campus of Gonzaga University. Two things happened there that Sunday, brief moments that passed softly, but moments that revealed again the kindness, goodness and gratitude of the American people.

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Somebody Needs You

The goal of Somebody Needs You is to match donors with the specific requests of needy Spokane residents. The list of requests is coordinated by the Volunteers of America in cooperation with recognized social service agencies in Spokane. If you ...

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Public safety
Waste Management trains garbage truck drivers to keep watch along routes  16 
Fire Roundup: Facility for disabled adults a total loss after fire 
Sheriff offers three nominees for Spokane Valley police chief 
Spokane Valley council looking to create separate police oversight board  
Pace’s request sets off lengthy review of Spokane Valley police  
Government
New master plan for Lincoln Heights will be topic of meeting 
Ozone pollution creeps up during hot weather 
Munch appointed to vacant council seat 
Letter to the editor 
Council narrows applicant field to 3 
Education
Nine Mile Falls School District brings another bond forward 
Education Notebook: Program looks at post-high school options 
AP Scholars from Spokane Public Schools 
Education Notebook: Six Spokane Public Schools students semifinalists in scholarship program 
Education Notebook: 27 schools receive backpacks full of school supplies 
Environment
Weathercatch: Compared to ‘corn sweat,’ wheat is small stuff 
Weathercatch: Heat comes early again this summer 
Spokane regional clean air plan gets 10-year extension 
Gardeners can grow lots of produce in planter pots 
Weathercatch: March mild temperatures likely to linger with some unsettled interludes 
Good news
Bed races, parade kick off annual Valleyfest 
Memorial to veterans, families graces Spokane Valley yard  
Spokane teens volunteer at Greek refugee camps  
This Christmas workshop needs more than one day 
Women and Children’s Free Restaurant closer to fundraising goal 
Business
Roses & More expands business across Intermountain West 
Spokane Valley City Council to tour pot businesses 
Microloan program aims to empower entrepreneur spirit in young adults 
Giant Nerd Books is a book hunter’s passion project 
Spokane Valley study examines economic opportunities 
Transportation
Newly paved Ben Burr Trail gets mixed reviews  
New Sullivan bridge opens late this week 
New pedestrian beacon at Mead High 
STA projects to affect operations at Plaza, Jefferson park and ride 
Expensive changes haunt the Sullivan Bridge project 
Elections
Scope of initiatives limited in Spokane Valley 
Hafner led library bond campaign 
County splitting larger voting precincts 
County splitting larger voting precincts 
East Valley positions teem with candidates 


Cindy Hval

Cindy Hval

Love Story: Couple celebrate 70, and ‘such a rewarding life’

They say the value of true love cannot be measured, but when Glenn and FloraBelle Dobbins celebrated their 70th anniversary, Sept. 15, a friend tried. He gave them a penny for every day of their marriage. That’s 25,550 pennies (not counting leap year days) and …

Stefanie Pettit

Stefanie Pettit

Landmarks: Statue reflects Spokane’s early optimism

For an inanimate object, the serene statue of Anna Stratton Browne has had a rather dramatic history in the few years it has stood at the entry way to Spokane’s historic Browne’s Addition just west of the downtown area.

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Pat Munts

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Steve Christilaw



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Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and Princess Charlotte watch a man inflate a balloon at a children's party at Government House in Victoria, today. (Chris Wattie/The Canadian Press via AP, ...







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