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Wednesday, September 18, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 10, 2019, 10:12 p.m.

Toned-down day at the Spokane County fair has appeal

It was notably quiet at the Spokane County Interstate Fair on Tuesday, and that wasn’t an accident. It was the fair’s first sensory day: a day devoted to turning down …

UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 5, 2019, 8:46 p.m.

Police arrest four after burglary at Arc of Spokane thrift store

Spokane police say they arrested four people and recovered hundreds of dollars’ worth of stolen merchandise after responding to an alarm at the Arc of Spokane thrift store late Sunday, …

Arc-sponsored conference focuses on looming issues for the disabled

A Thursday public forum will address the challenges facing people with intellectual or developmental disabilities, along with break-out work sessions on community solutions. Titled “A Courageous Conversation,” the session includes …

Much needed respite: Arc of Spokane’s special home offers overnight stays for special-needs adults

Arc of Spokane has opened a respite house for overnight stays by people with intellectual or developmental disabilities.

The Arc of Spokane opens center in Spokane Valley

The Arc of Spokane has expanded into Spokane Valley. The agency has opened a center on the first floor of Spokane Valley Partners, 10814 E. Broadway Ave.

Bloomies give to local charity, high-five kids, raise awareness

The tradition of Bloomies tossing excess clothes into trees near the start of the race pays off for Arc of Spokane, a group dedicated to helping those with developmental disabilities. …

Nonprofit donations difficult to predict

When it comes to asking people for money to support their social, cultural and educational missions, nonprofit organizations face mixed signals. On the one hand, a ranking of the nation’s …

Arc of Spokane consolidating in former Inland Power site

Arc of Spokane will consolidate its programs for the developmentally disabled next spring into the former Inland Power and Light Co. building at 320 E. Second Ave. Executive Director Greg …

Northeast community center expanding

Spokane’s Northeast Community Center, at 4001 N. Cook St., has started work on a $3 million addition that will create 30,000 square feet of meeting and office space and a …

Community center expansion expected to house more services

Northeast Community Center officials will break ground Monday on a $3.7 million project that will nearly double the size of its building at 4001 N. Cook in Spokane. Director Jean …

‘Thunder’ sparks storm of protest

Helen Black’s family is accustomed to fighting back when people use the word “retard” to depict people with developmental challenges in an unflattering way. One daughter successfully lobbied her Mead …