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SpokAnimal creates rural opportunities for cats

Tiger the cat survived the streets, and then survived the threat of euthanasia, finally to find another chance at Janey Anderson’s farm. Tiger is one of four stray cats taken in six weeks ago by Anderson and her husband on their 11-acre farm in the Dishman Hills area.
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Market offerings change as summer wanes

Susan and Paul Puhek stood proudly Saturday beside their cipollini onions, purple carrots and yellow pear tomatoes, which will be replaced shortly by “crops that like the cooler weather.” These crops include apples, pears, peaches and usually corn. Even though fall is on the horizon after the Labor Day holiday, area farmers markets will continue, some into late October. For end-of-season crops, the Puheks will welcome more onions, potatoes, and after the first frost, pie pumpkins, until the last day of the Liberty Lake Farmers Market on Oct. 16.

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Market days continue

Susan and Paul Puhek stood proudly beside their cipollini onions, purple carrots and yellow pear tomatoes Saturday, which will be replaced shortly by “crops that like the cooler weather.”
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47 dogs rescued from kennel near Deer Park

It may take Lightning, a Labradoodle with yellow fur matted by filth, weeks or even months to not shy away from people at the door of his kennel. Lightning is one of 47 dogs seized Wednesday from an illegal commercial kennel near Deer Park. Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Services, or SCRAPS, took custody of the dogs, but had to transfer them to the Spokane Humane Society. SCRAPS’ shelter is full, due in part to the rescue of 39 dogs in early August.
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Humane Society begins work with rescued Labradoodles

It may take Lightning, a Labradoodle with yellow fur matted by filth, weeks or even months to not shy away from people at the door of his kennel. Lightning is one of 47 dogs seized from an illegal commercial kennel near Deer Park on Wednesday. Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Services, or SCRAPS, took custody of the dogs, but had to transfer them to the Spokane Humane Society. SCRAPS’ shelter is full, due in part to the rescue of 39 dogs in early August.
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Music a cultural bridge at Hispanic Heritage Festival

“Alegria” is a sense of deep-felt joy. It’s a feeling that Luis Vigil hopes his band, Los Vigiles, is able to create in a crowd. As Vigil awaited the beginning of Los Vigiles’ set at Saturday’s Hispanic Heritage Festival, he said he also hoped to alleviate fears of “differences.”
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Hillyard festival celebrates Hispanic heritage

“Alegria” is a sense of deep-felt joy. It’s a feeling that Luis Vigil hopes his band, Los Vigiles, is able to create in a crowd. As Vigil awaited the beginning of Los Vigiles’ set at Saturday’s Hispanic Heritage Festival, he said he also hoped to alleviate fears of “differences.”
News >  Spokane

Tribes gather at Riverfront Park for powwow

The feet of the competitive dancers jigged right, then left, in sync with a drumbeat, giving rise to the swing of fringe and jingling of bells on traditional outfits. Pauline Flett prayed for a blessing of the feet of the dancers, first in the Spokane Salish language, and then in English, at the 21st annual Spokane Falls Northwest Indian Encampment and Pow Wow.

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