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Consultant can make you look your best for Halloween

Tough economic times don’t have to ruin your Halloween fun. Lauren Green is a seasoned costume consultant with Value Village. Green, who was dressed as Queen of the Zombies, helps …


Community Colleges chancellor brings rural perspective

Last week, President Barack Obama called community college teachers “the unsung heroes of American education,” training students for 21st century jobs. Christine Johnson, the new chancellor of Community Colleges of …


Mayor, tribal police sergeant is competitive logger to beat

Tami Holdahl is the mayor of St. Maries – population 2,600 – and a police sergeant for the Coeur d’Alene Tribe. She’s also the town’s top female logger. Last month, …


Face Time: Advocate discusses efforts to reduce homelessness

In 1990, the Spokane Low Income Housing Consortium was created to alleviate homelessness in Spokane by developing affordable housing. The consortium celebrates its 20th anniversary on Tuesday during an 11:30 …


Reed discusses Washington elections and future of voting

Washington Secretary of State Sam Reed, a Republican in his third term, sat down recently with The Spokesman-Review to talk about the upcoming election. Reed has been a champion for …


United Way campaign leader knows a little help goes a long way

Michael Covey, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Potlatch Corp., doubled his workload this fall, when the 52-year-old leader of the forest products company also agreed to lead Spokane …


Face Time: Moving on after decades as labor leader

Mead-born Alan Link will retire at year’s end as Washington State Labor Council secretary-treasurer, a post he has held since 1994. With the exception of two years of military service …


Retiring chancellor has advice for kids, community

Gary Livingston, 62, retires next month after eight years as chancellor of the Community Colleges of Spokane. He also was superintendent of Spokane Public Schools from 1993 to 2001. On …


Assistant fire chief wants everyone to have a safe Fourth of July

This Fourth of July season is the 18th under a fireworks ban that affects Spokane and surrounding areas. Since the ban was implemented, fires from fireworks dropped from 1,043 in …


Idaho’s small-business person of the year puts people first

Erin Yinger was named Idaho’s 2010 small-business person of the year by the U.S. Small Business Administration last week. In five years, she built A New Hope Social Services into …


Astronaut and teacher talks about lessons, challenges of space

Idaho schoolteacher Barbara Morgan was next in line to be NASA’s teacher in space when the first designee for that post, Christa McAuliffe, was killed in the Challenger space shuttle …


As Bike to Work Week begins, cycling advocate weighs in

A blogger once called John Speare “the czar of Spokane bicycle riding.” It’s not a claim he would make himself. That’s not how he rolls. He likes team efforts. But …


Spokane’s urban forester: Trees are everyone’s responsibility

Angel Spell started work April 5 as the city of Spokane’s urban forester. Spell previously served in urban forester positions in Post Falls and Hayden. She earns $62,389 a year …


Avista social media man talks his trade

It’s a good thing Dan Kolbet is thick-skinned. Because he is “Dan_at_Avista,” the company’s social-media man who blogs and tweets about his company, and wades into the vitriol of online …


Children’s advocate talks about inspiration, what kids need

Jonah Edelman is the CEO of Stand for Children, a grass-roots children’s advocacy organization with affiliates in six states. Since its founding more than a decade ago, the organization has …


Forest Van Dorn

Next August marks the 100th anniversary of the 1910 Fire, which swept across 3 million acres in Idaho, Washington and Montana during a two-day firestorm. At least 85 people – …


First Night director can’t imagine Spokane without annual bash

Spokane’s First Night celebration marks its ninth year on New Year’s Eve, with its now well-known range of events for adults and kids around downtown Spokane. But Chris Martin, the …


More people will hit road this holiday season, group says

Holiday travel is on the rise after two years of consecutive declines, according to automobile group AAA. The agency expects a 3.8 percent increase in all modes of transportation between …


Salvation Army volunteer talks about Red Kettle campaign

The Salvation Army has been ringing bells and collecting donations during the Christmas season for 118 years, which is how long the charitable organization has been operating in Spokane. Last …


Kootenai County elections official thinks back, looks ahead

Deedie Beard has worked in Kootenai County’s elections office for 28 years, many of them as manager. She’s retiring Nov. 30 and handing the reins to Carrie Phillips, formerly with …


Idaho economist: Times are tough, but they’ve been worse

In 2004 and 2005, Kootenai County ranked among the top five U.S. metro areas for best performance in job growth. It’s a much different story today, with nearly 11 percent …


Author discusses satisfying endings, life in Spokane, what’s next

Jess Walter’s new novel, “The Financial Lives of the Poets,” hits bookstores Tuesday and is already getting plenty of excellent critical attention. British novelist Nick Hornby chose it for his …


Spokane’s police ombudsman ready to listen, earn trust

Spokane’s first police ombudsman, Tim Burns, started work late last month, nearly a year after the City Council created the position amid public outcry over police conduct. Burns, 55, moved …


County’s top elections official discusses the vote-by-mail process

Voters around Washington have until Tuesday to get their ballots in the mail or into the drop box for a primary that whittles down choices for city and town councils, …


Athol’s mayor says size, pace of 100-year-old town suit him fine

The celebration is over, but today is Athol’s birthday. The North Idaho town marked its centennial over the weekend at the annual Athol Daze. Named for a Scottish duke and …


East Valley grad, Army specialist reflects on Iraq

Spc. Aaron Torrey, 22, of Otis Orchards, has been in the Army since shortly after he graduated from East Valley High School in 2006. Last month he returned from his …


Executive director confident of Spokane Symphony’s vision, future

The Spokane Symphony announced significant cost-cutting measures last week, including 20 percent pay cuts for administrative staff and a number of changes in the upcoming 2009-’10 repertoire. A number of …


Face Time: Spokane police officer, mother on child safety seat mission

A child’s death in a crash is something Spokane police Officer Teresa Fuller works hard to prevent. She has spent many Saturdays crawling into cars, trucks and vans during car …


Centennial Trail advocate talks about gaps, priorities and funding

Two decades after the ground was broken on Spokane’s most popular bike and pedestrian pathway, several stretches of the 37-mile Centennial Trail remain incomplete. The largest gap, between Riverfront Park …


Face Time: Tony Stewart

White-supremacist fliers have been distributed in several Coeur d’Alene-area neighborhoods over the past three months. The Aryan Nations, which was bankrupted in 2000 by a $6.3 million court verdict, has …