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Wednesday, October 21, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Spokane’s Liam St. John joins Gwen Stefani’s team on ‘The Voice’

There is no doubt that Spokane singer-songwriter Liam St. John’s night was made on tonight’s second episode of Season 19 of NBC’s “The Voice.” After performing Marcy Playground’s “Sex & Candy” and pitched by judges and real-life couple Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani afterward to join their team, St. John, 29, chose Stefani.

Homeless children in Spokane struggle to keep up during distance learning

Distance learning has been tough on all students across the region, but those without a permanent shelter face additional challenges. Homeless students already are at greater risk of falling behind in class, and the pandemic has only heightened those concerns for educators and parents. 

Three golfers hope to reopen Painted Hills GC driving range

Three golfers hope to reopen the Painted Hills driving range this spring after a brief false start this winter. The driving range has been closed for around seven years and the public will be able to use the driving range until Painted Hills is developed. 

What if your ballot hasn’t arrived? Take your cue from this Liberty Lake woman

After Gail Gering didn't receive her ballot this month, she called the Spokane County Elections Office to find out why. Her story should urge all voters to be diligent about checking their registration status, and contact local election officials if they haven't received their ballot by the middle of this week. 

Then and Now: Railway Mail Terminal

The facility on Havermale Island prior to Expo '74 was indicative of the push to move mail by rail in the early 20th century, even as would-be thieves targeted trains.