Spokane Public Schools will host a vaping prevention symposium, “Cutting Through the Vapor: The Reality of Vaping,” on Nov. 21, 5-8 p.m. at North Central High School.
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We have two sons. One is a newlywed living and working in Seattle. The other has lived and worked numerous places in the world, currently in Portugal.
Like many of you, I allow my houseplants to spend the warm summer on our deck. My collection includes a large jade plant, three equally large Christmas cacti and a real Southwestern desert cactus; all with family histories. While they were outside, they got plenty of light, water and air. Now that they are back inside, it’s a different story.
Susan Mulvihill, who writes a garden column for The Spokesman-Review and is co-author of the “Northwest Gardener’s Handbook,” will lead a tour to visit several beautiful gardens in England next summer. The garden tour June 30-July 11 will include Prince Charles’ Highgrove Royal Gardens, Abbey House Gardens, Sudelely Castle, Kiftsgate Court, Wollerton Old Hall and the Hampton Court Garden Festival.
Through the first two games of the season the Wildcats had run, well, wild. Senior do-everything-back Kannon Katzer had run for 471 yards and scored nine touchdowns.
When the Oaks Classical Christian Academy was first founded, it had just 33 students in a church on the border of Spokane, and Spokane Valley, which had not yet become a city. Twenty-three years and several moves later, it now has 332 students and will soon build its permanent home.
Nobody expects a preschooler to be able to count to 1,000, but a new program offered by Spokane Public Library is helping parents and caregivers track a goal of reading 1,000 books to their children before kindergarten.
The goal of Somebody Needs You is to match donors with the specific requests of needy Spokane residents.
Compassionate Addiction Treatment opened last month and provides holistic care to people dealing with substance use disorders, with a focus on street outreach. CAT offers medication for addiction treatment, assessment and referrals, outpatient care and case management, among other services. It also manages two transitional houses.
Washington State University Spokane will host its fourth annual “Healthy People, Healthy Pets” event Friday to provide health care services to homeless and low-income people and their pets. The event, hosted by the WSU College of Nursing and College of Veterinary Medicine, will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 412 E. Spokane Falls Blvd. on the WSU-Spokane campus. There is a two-pet maximum per person and family, and no appointment or documentation is necessary.
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Police arrested C.K. Quast, “a German alien,” in his room at the Palm Hotel. They said he was “the head of a newborn movement” to establish a radical government in Spokane, the Chronicle reported.
Someone is protesting what she or he believes to be a library bias against Trump and conservatives by hiding books critical of them.
When Jody Graves was a teenager, she was desperate for a piano. Graves had been playing since she was 3, learning the basics from her mother on an upright Steinway in the family’s home.
Kalispel Golf and Country Club is among the top 50 casino golf courses in the nation, according to an annual list published by
Samuel Martinez’s eyes crinkled when he smiled. He had a dry sense of humor, adored his cat named Snow and went out of his way to do community development projects in Mexico and volunteer at local organizations. More than anything, he loved to play sports. In a photo from high school, Martinez is in a scarlet jersey and looks gleeful on a soccer field after scoring a goal with his Newport High School team.
Spokane Valley City Council unanimously voted to ban camping at City Hall, Center Place and Balfour Park and bar it on other public lands, as long as there is space at regional shelters, during their Tuesday night meeting.
Last week’s vote in Washington state to roll back car registration fees has scrambled transportation budgets
KYIV, Ukraine – Ukraine is playing a starring role in the historic U.S. impeachment hearings – and Ukrainians themselves wish the whole thing would just go away.