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Though Spokane Valley residents won't be able to celebrate the annual Valleyfest fall festival as they normally, they will have several options to celebrate from home or visit participating neighborhoods to see how others are decorating.
Todd and Peggy Eklof have been saving their garbage since Earth Day 2019, only composting food and hazardous waste. They have saved hundreds of pounds of garbage, in the hopes of showing how much the average person can throw away without ever realizing it.
A U.S. astronaut has set a record for the longest single spaceflight by a woman
A man suspected of killing his wife last year at their Cheney home with poisoned ice cream pleaded not guilty to a new murder charge in Spokane County Superior Court on Wednesday.
A man accused of killing his wife by lacing her ice cream with a lethal dose of his pain medication in October will appear in court next week after prosecutors dropped earlier charges then refiled them this month.
A NASA astronaut will spend nearly a year at the International Space Station, setting a record for women. Station astronaut Christina Koch will remain on board for about 11 months, until February – approaching but not quite breaking Scott Kelly’s 340-day U.S. record.
Organizers of the 29th annual Valleyfest community festival being held this weekend are trying to encourage children to reach for the stars by bringing in a NASA exhibit to inspire them.
Just after dawn Sunday, a Soyuz capsule broke through Earth’s atmosphere and hurtled toward the sprawling grasslands of central Kazakhstan. Even with a parachute dragging its speed, the spacecraft crashed into the ground, triggering an imposing cloud of sand and smoke.
To the long list of ambitious goals he has set, no matter how far-fetched they might seem, President Donald Trump on Monday added this: placing humans on Mars.
President Donald Trump made a very long distance phone call to the International Space Station, to congratulate its commander on breaking the record for the most time spent in space of any American astronaut.
At Tuesday’s meeting, council received a brief report from city staff outlining that Vallyefest costs Spokane Valley $25,774 in CenterPlace staff time, Mirabeau Park staff time and police department overtime.
Valleyfest begins Friday night with a bed race and a parade on Sprague Avenue. It continues Saturday and Sunday with dozens of community events, a family bicycle ride and a lineup of music on three stages spanning from Caribbean steel drummers to the Central Valley Strings Orchestra to headliner Men in the Making – replacing Peter Rivera who canceled for health reasons.
It was around Christmas, and Peggy Parker was feeling blue. Flipping through TV programs, a story about a young girl who wanted to make Christmas dinner for a homeless person caught her attention.
For some Spokane children, visions of the Sugar Plum Fairy have been dancing in their heads since September. That’s when 81 children, ages 6 to 19, started rehearsing for this year’s production of “The Nutcracker” with the Spokane Symphony and the State Street Ballet, of Santa Barbara, California. Performances begin Thursday.
Valleyfest celebrates its Silver Jubilee this weekend. Among those participating in the festivities: Students at Spokane Valley High School. They’re building a float for the Hearts of Gold parade of their school mascot, the Phoenix.
When 25 lecturers from Charles Lwanga College of Education in the Republic of Zambia arrived in Spokane almost two weeks ago, the only thing that seemed familiar was the temperature outside. Chulu Lewis laughs at the comparison.
PLUMMER, Idaho – Peggy Mahoney always wanted to open a regalia store. She spent hours stitching intricate beadwork on the outfits that her husband and kids wore for powwows and other special occasions, and she knew plenty of other Native American families crafting heirloom-quality clothing that would patronize a local supplier.
Jason Bernardi is an aspiring engineer. Or maybe a DJ. But then again, he might be a race car driver. The dreams of this 11-year-old Spokane boy are endless. Wednesday afternoon, one of Bernardi’s dreams came true when he accepted the Supernova Award. The Boy Scouts of America’s Nova and Supernova programs focus on encouraging interests in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM.
For some it takes just one look – for others one date. But Don Thomas didn’t even need that. “Before I ever went out with her I knew she was the one I was going to marry,” he said.