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Tuesday, November 19, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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In brief: North Idaho College to host environmental film festival

The “Lake Coeur d’Alene Waterkeeper Wild and Scenic Film Festival” will be held on Thursday night at Boswell Hall on North Idaho College’s main campus. Doors open at 6 p.m. …


In brief: Deadline approaching for high school outdoors writing contest

Nov. 11 is the deadline for entries in The Spokesman-Review’s 31st annual


Digest: Altidore scores twice, US advances with 4-0 win

Jozy Altidore scored twice in a three-minute span of the second half, Sacha Kljestan and Paul Arriola had goals and the United States beat Trinidad and Tobago 4-0 on Tuesday …


In brief: Facebook post from Michael Phelps fan with autism inspires

A Michael Phelps fan who has autism has become an inspiration on his own after sharing his dream of competing in the Olympics one day on the swimmer’s Facebook page.


In brief: North Idaho College floats open-to-public beach party

North Idaho College is offering a free opportunity to try out paddleboards, kayaks, canoes and catamarans, and awarding scholarships, too, at the school’s annual beach party, which is open to …


Digest: Hyo Joo Kim, Mirim Lee, Haru Nomura share Marathon Classic lead

Hyo Joo Kim bogeyed her final hole Thursday for a 5-under 66 and a share of the Marathon Classic lead with fellow South Korean player Mirim Lee and Japan’s Haru …


Briefs: ‘State of the Scotchmans’ sized up in Sandpoint

Once a year the


In brief: Spring hikes led by Dishman Conservancy

Members of the


In brief: Idaho kayaker rescued on Potlatch River; next stop jail

A Boise-area kayaker


Two cameras will start catching speeders near two Spokane schools on Tuesday

Starting Tuesday two cameras, one on Northwest Boulevard and one on Nevada, will issue warnings, but not citations, to vehicles that exceed the 20 mph school zone.


Collared wolf killed approaching cabin in Blue Mountains

A 9-year-old male collared gray wolf in poor condition was approaching a cabin when the owner shot 10 rounds with a .22 cal. rifle to defend his dogs.


In brief: Wildfires displace some holdiday recreation

Campers and other recreationists must keep numerous wildfire closures in mind as they plan outings for the Labor Day holiday weekend. Major areas of the Colville, Idaho Panhandle, Okanogan-Wenatchee and …


In brief: Big-game second tag discounts are available in Idaho for deer and elk.

HUNTING – Resident and nonresident hunters can buy remaining nonresident big-game tags as second tags for discounted prices of $199 for deer and $350 for elk, Idaho Fish and Game …


In brief: Ultra runner sets Appalachian Trial speed record

Ultramarathoner Scott Jurek, 41, finished the Appalachian Trail Sunday in a supported speed-record time of 46 days, 8 hours and 8 minutes. That’s three hours faster on the 2,189-mile route …


In brief: Idaho hosts all comers for hunting workshop

Next month, Idaho Fish and Game will pilot “ HUNT IDAHO: Connecting Mountains to Meals,” a two-day event in Lewiston geared to anyone interested in hunting, residents and nonresidents alike. …


In brief: CVSD accepting award nominations

SPOKANE VALLEY – The board of directors of Central Valley School District is now accepting nominations for its annual Meritorious Service Awards. Each year, the awards honor exemplary contributions toward …


In brief: Open house set for shoreline plan

SPOKANE VALLEY – Residents and business owners are invited to attend an open house Thursday on the update to the city’s Shoreline Master Program. The city is required by state …


In brief: SCRAPS waiving pet adoption fees

SPOKANE VALLEY – Through the remainder of the holiday season, Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service will waive adoption fees for pets. The goal is to empty the shelter and …


In brief: Santa making trip to Valley Fire district

SPOKANE VALLEY – Santa will use the white Spokane Valley Fire Department van to visit children in the department’s area tonight through next Thursday, from 6 to 8 p.m. The …


In brief: Two vacancies on Planning Commission

SPOKANE VALLEY – The city of Spokane Valley is looking for volunteers to fill two Planning Commission openings. The commission generally meets twice a month to review and make recommendations …


In brief: SCRAPS to offer $25 cat adoptions

SPOKANE VALLEY – Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Services (SCRAPS), 2521 N. Flora Road, will have a $25 special on cat adoptions through Saturday. The special includes spay/neuter surgery, pet …


In brief: Three host ‘meet the candidates’ event

SPOKANE VALLEY – Three people running for Spokane Valley City Council are coming together to host a “meet the candidates” event today from noon to 4 p.m. at the Opportunity …


Church’s Valley Cruz Sunday

The Spokane Valley Church of the Nazarene will host its annual Valley Cruz event for the community Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. at the church, 20th Avenue and Sullivan …


In brief: Spokane Junior Soccer registration is half-price

SPOKANE – Registration is now half-price for soccer players in the U11/12 division for the Spokane Junior Soccer’s fall/spring 2011-2012 season. The league has received special funding from sponsors to …


In brief: Newman Lake fire, SCOPE plan event

NEWMAN LAKE – On Saturday and Sunday, the Newman Lake Fire Auxiliary and the members of SCOPE will hold an annual hot-dog and T-shirt sale at the Moab Junction Exxon …


In brief: Registration open for junior soccer

SPOKANE VALLEY – Registration is now open for the Spokane Valley Junior Soccer Association’s fall/spring 2011-’12 season. A new U5 division will begin in the fall.


In brief: Shrine Circus coming to mall

SPOKANE VALLEY – The El Katif Shrine Circus will be at the Spokane Valley Mall today through Sunday and will include the Liberty horses, the Wheel of Thrills, clowns and …


In brief: Little League starts Saturday

LIBERTY LAKE – Riverview Little League will have its opening day ceremonies Saturday, from 10 a.m. to noon at Pavillion Park. League President Ben Abshire will welcome players and their …


In brief: Girls softball league taking registrations

SPOKANE VALLEY – The Spokane Valley Girls Softball League is registering girlsages 5 through 18 interested in playing softball for the 2011 summer season. Practices begin May 16 and the …


In brief: Free produce, food April 23, May 28

TRENTWOOD – East Valley Baptist Church, 14516 E. Wellesley Ave., and Second Harvest Inland Northwest Food Bank will be handing out food at the food Pantry at the church on …