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Thursday, October 29, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Water Cooler: Willpower versus discipline

You probably have one of those driven, athlete-wannabe types in your life, or maybe you are one yourself. These people are usually characterized as being disciplined and chock full of willpower to suppress every natural human urge that tells you to lay down, go for a second helping of dessert, tell Netflix that you are in fact still watching and the like.

Monument to honor Civil War naval hero

History advocates in Spokane are holding a dedication at 2 p.m. Friday to commemorate a Civil War naval hero and Medal of Honor recipient who is buried in Spokane. The monument to Amos Bradley is being placed at his gravesite in Greenwood Memorial Terrace in level 2 of the cemetery at 211 N. Government Way.

Mayor, community dedicate new Garry park monument

About 200 people showed up at Chief Garry Park on Wednesday for the dedication of a memorial inspired by the park’s namesake, revered Spokane tribal leader Spokane Garry, who died in 1892. The Gathering Place monument, incorporating several Spokane tribal themes, replaces a deteriorating concrete statue of Chief Garry, which was removed in 2008, and the short-lived appearance of a totem pole favored by coastal tribes.

Resting place dedicated to veterans

A wet wind snapped the Stars and Stripes to attention as the first Washington State Veterans Cemetery was dedicated before at least 3,000 people on Monday. In the crowd of veterans, their families and friends, two former airborne infantrymen swapped stories.

Veterans Cemetery unveiled

A wet wind snapped the Stars and Stripes to attention as the first Washington State Veterans Cemetery was dedicated before at least 3,000 people on Monday.