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Dozens of cars lined up outside the cold storage facility where volunteers passed out free emergency food boxes Friday, with the people inside enduring high winds and unexpected dust clouds – all while dressed in their Halloween costumes.
SEATTLE – A homeless shelter built on Amazon’s perfectly manicured urban Seattle campus is a major civic contribution that pushes the company to face the crisis and criticism in the hometown it has rapidly transformed.
Collin Morikawa looks as if he'll be tough to catch at the Workday Charity Open.
Collin Morikawa had his first forced weekend off when he missed the cut two weeks ago for the first time in his pro career.
Dylan Frittelli says it was hard not to feel like an outcast at the Workday Charity Open.
Muirfield Village is gearing up for the first doubleheader on the PGA Tour in 63 years.
Fresh Soul in Spokane's East Central neighborhood has continued training young men and women for careers, even as the restaurant has closed its doors during the COVID-19 pandemic. Fresh Soul plans to reopen July 8.
Julie Anne Nutter, 54, remains in custody in Bibb County Jail in Central Georgia on suspicion she used the credit card of a local food bank where she worked to make fraudulent charges. Investigators in Kootenai County believe before Nutter left for Georgia, she pocketed more than $57K that belonged to the Habitat for Humanity of North Idaho in a case that took nearly two years to investigate before a warrant was issued.
"Providence Playspace," made possible by a $1 million contribution from the health care provider, will open on Havermale Island near the U.S. Pavilion this fall, city leaders said Wednesday.
Despite the limitations of moving buskers off Spokane street corners and into Facebook feeds, Street Music Week founder Doug Clark says donations stayed strong throughout this year’s virtual event.
It starts with people donating five or 10 bucks each from the healthy, socially distant comfort of home. It ends with scores of hot meals going to the neediest people in the city.
My son, Philip Stanton, is the chef/owner of Park Lodge restaurant in Kendall Yards. Yesterday he distributed all his fresh produce to shelters and to people in quarantine. Today – right now –he’s preparing gallons of homemade chicken noodle soup to deliver to the shelters.
Billionaire art dealer David Nahmad has spent decades accumulating what he believes is now the world’s largest private collection of works by Pablo Picasso.
Firefighters from multiple departments climbed 18 floors of the downtown Bank of America Building on Sunday morning, a substitute for the 69-story Columbia Tower in Seattle, where the event was originally supposed to take place. The event was called off over concerns about the spread of the coronavirus.
Joe Thompson when viral for a $10,000 full-court shot during Brawl of the Wild basketball. Now he's using that cash to help out local schools around the state.
What happens when a homeless person is tossed out of a shelter for violating the rules? Are they barred for life? Are other shelters made aware, and do they enact a ban as well? Are they offered support services?
The executive director of Priority Spokane can point to charts and graphs showing the effect community health workers have had on reducing homelessness among local youth. But there’s also a sense of playfulness to the community building Oelrich’s done over the past decade and a half, after a conscious decision to remain in Spokane following his ties to the scandal involving former Mayor Jim West.
The Christmas Bureau is closed, with toys and books successfully given out to thousands of children who will wake up Christmas morning with a present. There’s still money to raise to meet the goal of $535,000 to pay for everything, but organizers are already making plans on how to make everything better next year.
A gift of live music is one of the perks the Christmas Bureau provides to recipients who come to get a food vouchers, toys and books for their children. A full schedule of singers and musicians took to the stage every day the Bureau was open to perform joyful holiday music.
The toy room was busy and lines were long Wednesday as people ventured out on snowy roads for the first day of the Christmas Bureau at the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center.