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Bernie Sanders tells Spokane crowd he’s strongest candidate to beat Trump

Hundreds of Bernie Sanders supporters are waiting to see the Vermont senator this afternoon in his second visit to Spokane in less-than a week. But this afternoon’s crowd at the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena doesn’t appear as large as the mass of people – estimated by the Sanders campaign at 10,000 – who lined up to see him speak at the Spokane Convention Center on Sunday.

Arena notebook: Saint Joseph’s Hawk still unflappable

As St. Joseph’s faced Oregon in the second round of the NCAA tournament, the Hawk did what makes him one of the more famous mascots in college sports: flapping his wings … all game long. From pregame warmups to the final buzzer, that adds up to about 3,500 flaps.

Ticket prices on the rise for Spokane NCAA games

Even if you don’t have a ticket to the NCAA men’s basketball tournament in Spokane, you can get a taste of the excitement on Thursday by attending the free practice sessions.

Spokane City Council to consider ban on elephant hooks

On Monday, the Spokane City Council will consider an ordinance banning the use of “bullhooks” - implements that resemble fireplace pokers with sharp, steel-hooked tips and that are used to train and goad elephants into performing.

Spokane Empire hang on for 66-65 win in IFL home debut

The Spokane Empire introduced the Indoor Football League game to the city in wild fashion Saturday night, pulling out a stunning 66-65 victory over the Wichita Falls Nighthawks that the Empire looked to have thrown away twice.

Empire win opener 60-51 over Tri-Cities

KENNEWICK, Wash. – The rivalry begins…again. The Tri-Cities and Spokane renewed their rivalry on turf Saturday night as the Empire pulled out a hotly-contested 60-51 victory at the Toyota Center.