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Sunday, August 9, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Man accused of threatening people with gun in downtown Spokane, Riverfront Park

UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 9, 2020

Officers swarmed the area around the Clocktower in Riverfront Park after receiving reports of a man threatening people with a gun. The suspect, Jason C. Whitaker, dropped his weapon – a stolen .22-caliber pistol – as officers approached and was arrested moments later, Cpl. Ron Van Tassel said in a news release.

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S-R seeks nominations of outstanding women of the Inland Northwest

Sister Paula Turnbull thrilled generations of local children – and made a lasting case for conservation – with her garbage-eating goat sculpture in Riverfront Park. May Arkwright Hutton helped fight for women’s suffrage at the turn of the 20th century. Myrtle Woldson and Dr. Elizabeth Welty devoted their fortunes to supporting arts and culture in Spokane.

Swedish Thoracic Surgery: Partners in patient care

 (Courtesy Bergman Draper Oslund Udo)

Matt Bergman knows the pain and anger that patients with mesothelioma feel.