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For Thurston Moore, it’s ‘a symphony of chainsaws and broken pianos’

Sonic Youth is arguably the greatest rock guitar band of all time. The uncompromising avant-garde quartet recorded a plethora of mesmerizing guitar jams during its 30-year career. Thurston Moore was half of the guitar tandem of the defunct band. Moore, 61, recently released "By the Fire," his fourth solo album since the demise of Sonic Youth.

Aussie rugby league star Valentine Holmes tackling NFL dream with Jets

Valentine Holmes was a big star in the National Rugby League in Australia. He stunningly left it all behind to try to fulfill a dream of playing American football in the NFL. Holmes is in training camp with the New York Jets and is working out as a running back, wide receiver and punt returner. Holmes is part of the NFL’s International Player Pathway program which allows some teams to carry a player from overseas in camp.

Shawn Vestal: ‘Who, me?’ racist taints Coeur d’Alene’s Fourth of July celebration

Jim Valentine’s defense of the racist imagery he paraded through Coeur d’Alene’s Fourth of July celebration embodies the representative species of our racist moment – the “Who, me?” racist; the no-racist-bones racist; the racist who, in the manner of the president, simply insists, when their racism is noticed, that it is not racism at all, as an audience of fellow cretins cheers.

Former Spokane Indians standout Bill Buckner dies at 69

Bill Buckner, whose 2,715 career hits rank second only to Carlos Beltran among former Spokane Indians who played in the major leagues, has died after a long battle with Lewy body dementia, his family said in a statement.

BBB Tip of the Week: Keep yourself protected from scams this Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day coming up, BBB Northwest and Pacific wants you to be aware of the realities of romance scams and armed with tips to protect yourself. Dating in the internet world has made it easier for those searching to find connections both near and far. This has also made it easier for scammers to get your information, trust and money.

Surprise your Valentine with these cannabis treats

Whether you consider Valentine’s Day a silly Hallmark holiday, or a day to lavish your loved one with chocolates, flowers and affection, your local cannabis purveyor is here to help you express your adoration.

The valentines just kept coming

One of Spencer Worden’s favorite things to do is decorate for holidays. For Christmas – his favorite – he hangs colored streamers from the wall and places holiday-themed items bought from various stores in his room. But this year, Valentine’s Day may have become a new favorite for Spencer.

Play Cupid with Valentine’s Day cannabis treats

Cannabis enthusiasts will tell you that this plant has long been known to enhance almost every aspect of a romantic experience, from elevating appetite, increasing arousal and amplifying sensations, to just getting you in a better mood.

WSU committee rejects Valentine Izundu’s appeal to transfer

A three-person faculty committee rejected Washington State center Valentine Izundu’s appeal during a hearing on Wednesday afternoon, barring the player from contacting San Diego State University on the grounds that Izundu and the SDSU coaching staff had contact before the season was over.

WSU basketball players exhibit reasons rules for transferring are murky

PULLMAN – At 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Washington State men’s basketball coach Ernie Kent and former WSU player Valentine Izundu will separately appear before a committee of three faculty members to make opposing cases regarding why Izundu should be allowed to contact San Diego State University or why he should not. The transfer appeal hearing is just one aspect of the strikingly complex process by which student athletes change schools, a procedure that is anything but straightforward and is becoming an increasingly important feature on college athletics.