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Amber D. Dodd

Amber D. Dodd

Current Position: reporter

Amber D. Dodd joined The Spokesman-Review and The Black Lens as the Racial-Equity Reporter in June 2021. The position centers the lives, history and narratives of people and communities of color. The Michael Conley Charitable Fund, the Smith-Barbieri Progressive Fund and the Innovia Foundation funds the Racial-Equity Reporter position.


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A&E >  Art

Sculptor Wataru Sugiyama’s natural works incorporate many cultures

UPDATED: Thu., May 5, 2022

Japanese sculptor Wataru Sugiyama is a soft, gentle soul living his life in browns, navy and stone-colored clothing, matching Earth's elements. His walk with nature is his life's work. A sculptor for the last 30 years, Sugiyama's works are from natural resources, as his materials range from bronze and clay to stone and ceramics.
News >  Crime/Public Safety

‘Keep saying their names’: Coeur d’Alene Casino conference acknowledges Missing and Murdered Indigenous People

UPDATED: Thu., May 5, 2022

WORLEY – Articles of red clothing hung at the front of the stage. Bedazzled and polka-dot dresses with ribbons resting at the shoulders, a crimson spaghetti-strap shirt, a maroon poncho blouse. They belonged to Lenore Lawrence, who was murdered in Dayton, Washington, in 2002, after coming to aid a friend in a domestic violence situation.
A&E >  Entertainment

Nelly to headline 2022 Spokane County Interstate Fair

UPDATED: Tue., May 3, 2022

A three-time Grammy Award-winning rapper is headlining this year’s Spokane County Interstate Fair. Nelly, a 47-year-old St. Louis artist, will perform at 7 p.m. Sept. 15. “He has been very popular at fairs across the country,” fair director Erin Gurtel told Spokane County commissioners on Monday.

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