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The season is winding down in arena football leagues across the country but not in Spokane. The franchise – known as the Shock for the first 10 seasons in arenafootball2 and the Arena Football League and the Empire for two seasons in the Indoor Football League – shuttered last July for financial reasons. The organization’s 12-year run was long by most arena franchise standards, but not long enough for its diehard fans.
Terrance Sanders experienced numerous ups and downs during his lengthy arena football career. That’s continued in his post-football life.
Life in Spokane without Arena football.
A Millwood company discharged more pollution into the Spokane River than its permits allowed on several days over the past two years.
On state Highway 127, between Dusty and Dodge – if you can call them that – a handful of silos punctuate a whole lot of rolling wheat fields. That’s about it. A car may show itself on the 27 miles of pavement, but the odds are low.
Fort George Wright was chosen as the site of an army hospital for treating soldiers injured in the European war.
There are good people in our midst who will go to their graves saying this is the Inland Empire, not the Inland Northwest.
A charter member of the Idaho Athletic Hall of Fame, as well as a member of the Inland Empire Hall of Fame, Jerry Hendren, 70, died Feb. 26.
The Rising Strong program is working to keep Spokane families together by providing a lift to parents struggling with drug addiction and other barriers.
Under Antony Chiang’s leadership, Empire Health Foundation has developed a reputation for big-picture thinking. The foundation is tackling issues such as childhood obesity and access to health care.
The Inland Empire Veterans United group is wrapping up its annual food drive and it still needs donations of food that will be given to homeless veterans.
Modernization – from high-rises to highways – is threatening many of the Incan ruins scattered around Lima, Peru.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s Apple Cup week. The game for college football supremacy in the Evergreen State. And, for the second consecutive year, for the Pac-12 North title and a berth in the conference championship – at least for Washington State. The stakes are about as high as they can get. Read on.
Adam Shackleford didn’t think coaching was in his immediate future after the Spokane Empire shuttered operations in July.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Max Smart had it right oh so many years ago. Blair Walsh missed it by that much. But unlike the Washington defeat, in which Walsh had to shoulder the blame for a close defeat, last night’s 34-31 loss to Atlanta lies squarely on Pete Carroll’s shoulders. Read on.
Former Spokane Empire coach Adam Shackleford is back in the Indoor Football League game as offensive coordinator and assistant head coach with the Nebraska Danger.
Washington’s attorney general has filed lawsuits against hospitals in Tacoma and Olympia, accusing them of withholding charity care from thousands of low-income patients. The litigation follows a similar lawsuit filed in June against the former owner of two Spokane-area hospitals.
One of the league’s most decorated wide receivers, former Spokane Empire star Carl Sims, was shot and killed in downtown Spokane early Sunday morning, former Empire coach Adam Shackleford confirmed Tuesday.
Former Spokane Empire wide receiver Carl Sims was shot and killed early Sunday morning in downtown Spokane. He was one the top Indoor Football League receivers in the league’s history.
The Palouse Empire Fair will open Thursday with the annual senior’s pancake breakfast 8-10 a.m. at the event center of the fairgrounds, 322 Fairgrounds Road, west of Colfax.