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Wednesday, September 18, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Holiday comes on opening of fire season

SEATTLE – The National Weather Service says Washington residents will soon forget the cool, wet spring they’ve been complaining about, because they are forecasting a warm, dry summer for the …


Fireworks ban extinguishes fun for some revelers

With new restrictions on the use of fireworks within city limits this year, Airway Heights has lost its spark. The West Plains city was the last within Spokane County to …


Spokane area has quiet Fourth of July

The Spokane area saw few emergencies that could be traced back to Fourth of July fireworks over the weekend. Assistant chief Brian Schaeffer of Spokane Fire said his department saw …


Holiday celebrations run the gamut

The Fourth of July is more about duty than barbecues and fireworks – at least to many who celebrated on Sunday.


Editorial: Jefferson reminds us to cherish July Fourth

Editor’s note: In lieu of a staff-written editorial this holiday, we turn the space over to Thomas Jefferson, author of the Declaration of Independence. On June 24, 1826, gravely ill …


July 4 events

Fourth of July, Sandpoint - Saturday, kiddie parade, 9 a.m.; grand parade, 10 a.m.; live music throughout the day; fireworks at dusk, City Beach. Free. (208) 263-7796 Fourth of July, …


Fireworks will light up sky

The Spokane Valley fireworks company responsible for most of the July Fourth shows in the Inland Northwest is gearing up for its busiest day of the year. Entertainment Fireworks stages …


Some challenges for outdoor recreation this Fourth

The mountains are waiting for hikers, boaters and campers to arrive on Fourth of July holiday weekend, but not necessarily with open arms. Snow still plugs some of the high-country …


Pet adoption fees waived till Saturday

SPOKANE – The Spokane Humane Society will waive adoption fees through Saturday on cats, kittens and select dogs, during their “Freedom by the 4th” event.


Riverfront Park plans two-day celebration

RIVERSIDE – Riverfront Park will celebrate Independence Day all weekend long.


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 …


Economy hurts fireworks show

Organizers of a Fourth of July fireworks show in this lakeside town say the economic downturn will force them to scale back on the 30-minute spectacle of lights.


Parking on narrow Liberty Lake roads banned

Parking will soon be banned on some narrow roads around Liberty Lake that were laid out in horse-and-buggy days. Spokane County commissioners unanimously approved the parking restrictions this week, and …


Test your patriotic knowledge with our July 4 quiz

Happy Independence Day. If you’ve put out the flag, packed the cooler and bought the fireworks, only one question remains: Just how much do you really know about the American …


Rain Showers Put Damper On Holiday Fun Many Soggy Campers Pack Up And Head For Home Early

Hordes of campers who had piled into North Idaho campgrounds for the Fourth of July weekend packed up soggy clothes and damp spirits Monday to make an early departure. “We …