Stories tagged: fourth of july
Sun., Aug. 18, 2019
A watered-down firecracker ordinance “won’t spoil Fourth fun,” said a Spokane Daily Chronicle headline.
UPDATED: Wed., July 31, 2019, 9:49 a.m.
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 …
UPDATED: Thu., July 11, 2019, 8:38 p.m.
The department identified the officers as Justin Bangs, Jacob Brazle, Kyle Cannon, Matthew Edward, Ryan Germain, Nathan Herbig, Jacob Proctor and Casey Ziegler.
Tue., July 9, 2019
Witnesses said a second man was armed with a pistol as he ran from Coeur d’Alene police officers in the chaos that followed two shooting incidents at a Fourth of …
UPDATED: Mon., July 8, 2019, 10:54 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene police tight-lipped about 18-year-old’s medical condition after officer-involved shooting
Police officials on Monday refused to disclose the medical condition of Tyler Rambo, the 18-year-old who was shot by Coeur d’Alene officers after allegedly firing a gun in a crowd …
UPDATED: Fri., July 5, 2019, 5:47 p.m.
A collision between two drivers southwest of Coeur d’Alene blocked traffic on U.S. Highway 95 for an hour-and-a-half Thursday night, police said.
UPDATED: Fri., July 5, 2019, 8:59 a.m.
President Donald Trump celebrated the story of America as “the greatest political journey in human history” in a Fourth of July commemoration before a soggy but cheering crowd of spectators, …
Fri., July 5, 2019
The 51 new Americans sworn in on July 4 came to a country that, for them, transcends presidents and personalities, political fighting and partisanship.
UPDATED: Thu., July 4, 2019, 10:51 p.m.
The 57th “Freedom at the Arboretum” picnic drew a diverse group of Fourth of July celebrants who spoke their minds.
UPDATED: Thu., July 4, 2019, 9:12 p.m.
The national holiday to mark America’s birth as a country was filled with parades, concerts, competitive eating and of course, fireworks.
UPDATED: Thu., July 4, 2019, 11:45 p.m.
Families who dine in at Applebee’s may receive as many as two complimentary kids’ meals with the purchase of one adult entrée. Children ages 12 and younger choose among entrees …
UPDATED: Thu., July 4, 2019, 3:51 p.m.
So you consider yourself a true American patriot, a Yankee Doodle Dandy? Then we’ve got a quiz for you.
Thu., July 4, 2019
Spokane’s giant Victory and Independence Day parade through downtown had an international flavor.
UPDATED: Thu., July 4, 2019, 3:35 p.m.
We’ll have an 80-degree high and a cloudy sky on the Fourth of July.
UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019, 10 p.m.
While you’re celebrating with fireworks, camping and park concerts, be aware it’s also a time when illness-causing bacteria can sneak into this season’s food to spoil all the fun. The …
UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019, 11:14 a.m.
The military hardware is moving into place. So are the protesters. And, ever the showman, President Donald Trump is promising the “show of a lifetime” on the National Mall for …
Wed., July 3, 2019
Sales of firecrackers, Roman candles, pinwheels and rockets were strong in Spokane — and one fireworks retailer said that even these were considered too tame by some purchasers.
UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019, 10:16 p.m.
Rules for the Fourth of July haven’t changed: fireworks banned in Spokane city limits, most of the county
Fireworks are banned in most of Spokane County, including Spokane, Spokane Valley, Cheney, Liberty Lake and all unincorporated areas.
Mon., July 1, 2019, 11:59 a.m.
National Park Service acting director P. Daniel Smith faces plenty of looming priorities this summer, from an $11 billion backlog in maintenance needs to natural disasters like the recent wildfire …
Fri., June 28, 2019, 6 a.m.
No matter how you hope to ring in the Fourth of July, and no matter where you live, there’s a celebration for you.
Sat., June 22, 2019
100 Years Ago Today: Railway inspector injured in derailment in Northport; Spokane agrees dynamite Fourth of July
E.H. Lewis made a critical mistake after crossing a railroad bridge with his car.
Wed., June 19, 2019, 11:59 a.m.
President Donald Trump’s participation in the nation’s annual Fourth of July celebration will include a Trump speech honoring America’s armed forces, along with music, military demonstrations and flyovers, the administration …
Wed., June 12, 2019, 11:24 a.m.
With three weeks to go, exactly what’s going to happen in Washington on the Fourth of July remains a subject of intense confusion because of President Donald Trump plans to …
UPDATED: Thu., May 30, 2019, 1:43 p.m.
100 years ago in Spokane: Witnesses back up landlady who shot and killed drunken man who brandished club. But she remained in jail.
Henry E. Haley succumbed to a gunshot wound he received two days earlier at the Thorslund hotel, 226 W. Riverside Ave.
Thu., July 12, 2018, 6 a.m.
Instead of fireworks, many Spokane recreationists celebrated the Fourth of July basking in nature’s beauty
Many Spokane recreationists beat the crowds and noise of the Fourth of July by heading into the wilderness.
Wed., July 4, 2018, 8:03 p.m.
Is there a single day when the weather is more important than on July 4?
UPDATED: Wed., July 4, 2018, 8:28 p.m.
Spectators stood solemnly, removed hats and applauded as the first of many military and veteran groups kicked off the 2018 America the Beautiful parade.
UPDATED: Wed., July 4, 2018, 8:20 p.m.
With backyard barbecues and fireworks thundering across night skies, Americans are celebrating Independence Day by participating in time-honored traditions that express pride in their country’s 242nd birthday.
Wed., July 4, 2018, 10:15 a.m.
President Donald Trump wished America a happy Fourth of July holiday Wednesday and reserved special praise for the “American heroes” whose sacrifice he said helped the nation win her independence …
Wed., July 4, 2018, 3 a.m.
Spin Control offers its annual Fourth of July Trivia quiz.