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FBI agent who dropped gun while dancing charged with assault

An off-duty FBI agent who investigators say accidentally fired a weapon that fell while he was dancing at a Denver bar, wounding another patron in the leg, was charged Tuesday …


UPDATED: Sun., June 3, 2018, 10:13 p.m.

FBI agent does a backflip in a club, drops his gun and accidentally shoots someone, police say

The off-duty FBI agent swung his arms back and squatted, as if to prepare for his next big move. He jumped up, arching his back and swinging his arms above …


UPDATED: Fri., April 27, 2018, 3:01 p.m.

Family fun: 5 ways to build parent-child learning experiences

Don’t just sign up the kids in classes to paint or dance. Several spring programs in the region extend educational fun shared by both parent and child. Here are five …


School dance, anyone? Pakistan lawmakers in Punjab seek ban

Pakistani lawmakers in a provincial assembly voted in favor of a recommendation to ban dance parties at schools and other educational institutions, saying they promote Western culture, officials said Thursday. …


Cambodia charges foreigners after pornographic dance arrests

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia – Cambodian prosecutors charged 10 foreigners Sunday with producing pornographic pictures after they were arrested at a party in Siem Reap town, near the country’s famed Angkor …


First Night planners crossing fingers for large turnout to keep Spokane event going

If the event doesn’t attract close to 10,000 people, Miller said this year’s First Night could be its last night.


Dance studio celebrates 60 years of teaching Spokane how to dance tap, jazz and ballet

When you pull up in front of Bleker School of Dance on Dean Avenue in Spokane Valley, nothing gives away the large dance studio built behind the classic rancher that’s …


Oklahoma town cancels dance because of old city ordinance

A small Oklahoma town is echoing the story line of `80s movie “Footloose” by canceling a Valentine’s Day dance because of an arcane city ordinance enforcing a strict moral code.


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 20, 2017, 8:34 p.m.

Inaugural Balls: How the Trumps partied

The Inauguration Day festivities roll into the evening as the new president and first lady make their way to the three official presidential balls to greet supporters and perform their …


Secrets behind the dazzling dances of `La La Land’

Choreographer Mandy Moore was lying under a car on the hot pavement while more than 100 dancers above her twirled through gridlocked LA freeway traffic during the opening number of …


100 years ago in southeastern Washington: Starbuck City Council bans ‘vulgar’ dances, including the ‘wiggle-and-twist’

From our archive, 100 years ago The city council of Starbuck, Washington, outlawed the shivers, the wiggle-and-twist and the knee lock.


Front Porch: Her dancing shoes have gotten a work out

And now they’re ready to go back in the closet.


Jim Kershner’s this day in history

From our archives, 100 years ago The clergymen of Moscow, Idaho, were appalled by a shocking “moral risk” to their city: A street dance, planned to entertain the visiting members …


Families Pick: Regalia not required to join in powwow fun

For a few hours tonight, the powwow at Riverfront Park belongs to kids. The Youth Powwow and Family Fun Night is part of the Gathering at the Falls Powwow. Spanning …


Friday night youth event launches annual powwow

For a few hours Friday night, the powwow at Riverfront Park belongs to kids. The Youth Powwow and Family Fun Night is part of the Gathering at the Falls Powwow. …


Regalia not required to join in powwow fun

For a few hours tonight, the powwow at Riverfront Park belongs to kids. The Youth Powwow and Family Fun Night is part of the Gathering at the Falls Powwow. Spanning …


Spokane native Amanda Hulen tours with MOMIX’s nature-inspired troupe

After falling in love with dance as a girl in Spokane-area studios, Amanda Hulen, 31, has performed professionally her entire adult life. But when she takes the stage Wednesday at …


Ferris teen leaps into prominence in Scottish dancing

When Meghan Palmer, 16, and junior at Ferris High School, began Scottish Highland dancing 12 years ago it wasn’t because she has Scottish ancestors or because she particularly liked dance. …


Spotlight: Local dancers get leg up on holiday show

Ever dream of being a Rockette? Does the song “One” from “A Chorus Line” put you in a high-kicking mood? If so, Laura Little Productions is looking for you.


Teen pair win national ballroom titles

Bayley Brooks and Nicholas Kane are national champions. The teenage ballroom dance partners went to Baltimore during their spring break from Coeur d’Alene Charter Academy at the end of March …


Spotlight: Serious attention for filmed-in-Spokane ‘Knights’

The Joe Lynch movie “Knights of Badassdom,” filmed in Spokane last summer, is getting some priceless national publicity. Entertainment Weekly gave this indie comedy/fantasy a full-page treatment in the “First …


Moses Lake dancer makes TV show’s top 20

A Moses Lake teen is among the top 20 finalists for the “So You Think You Can Dance” television series. Caitlynn Lawson, 18 and just graduated from Moses Lake High …


The right partner

After the death of her first husband in 1964, Suzanne Bollman said, “I spent many years looking for Mr. Right.” Five years ago, she found him on a dance floor …


Fox trot, waltz brought Spokane Valley couple together

After the death of her first husband in 1964, Suzanne Bollman said, “I spent many years looking for Mr. Right.” Five years ago, she found him on a dance floor …


Square dance the weekend away

Washington State’s official dance is taking center stage this weekend at the Western Dance Association’s 53rd Square Dance Festival and Salmon Barbecue at the Western Dance Center, 1901 N. Sullivan …


Dancing the tango of love

“If you want to have a good life, first of all you have to have a good woman and then you’ve got to dance!” said Stan Jones. As Jones explained …


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