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Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883

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News >  WA Government

It’s unclear which Democrat will face Joel Kretz for Northeast Washington House seat

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 7, 2018

Whatever blue wave was seen in other parts of the state, it doesn’t look ready to wipe out long-time Republican state Rep. Joel Kretz, who easily topped three challengers in the primary in the race for a 7th Legislative District house seat. Kretz racked up 63 percent of the vote, while the next two closest candidates, Democrats Mike Bell and Crystal Oliver, drew 16.9 and 15.6 percent of the vote respectively, making the second-place finisher too close to call Tuesday night.
News >  Spokane

Anime lovers gather for Spokane’s 10th annual KuroNekoCon

UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 5, 2018

Now the region’s largest anime convention, KuroNekoCon started out small 10 years ago with roughly 300 people. Last year it had grown to 3,000, and though a count for the 2018 installment wasn’t immediately available Sunday, attendance at the anniversary event was certainly strong.
News >  Education

A Spokane teen’s love for theater has him headed toward a bigger stage

UPDATED: Thu., July 26, 2018

At age 17, Brady Magruder has been a university professor, a high school basketball star, a con man and the president of Argentina. Magruder, an incoming senior at University High School, has acted in more than a dozen plays at his school and in the community since the eighth grade. Now, he’s hoping to take his act to a professional level.