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Wednesday, September 18, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 11, 2019, 4:17 p.m.

Local ‘Lem’s Pops’ ice cream truck a knockout father-daughter duo

Chauncy Welliver, the “Hillyard Hammer,” is used to packing a punch. With an impressive heavyweight boxing career, he also owns and operates BoxFit in Spokane. But for once, he’s not …

Vigil after murder-suicide draws families of couple

A candlelight vigil held in Franklin Park Thursday was not only meant to honor murder victim Sheena Henderson, it was meant to honor her husband, Christopher Henderson, who shot her …

Leagues worried about ability to pay higher fees

It’s going to cost more to play ball in Spokane. The Spokane Park Board voted last week to raise the per-hour cost of using softball and baseball fields. In the …

Protest’s permit set to expire

The clock may be ticking on a new gathering of Occupy Spokane. Last week, a second protest site inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement sprouted in Franklin Park along …

Spokane will be bursting with new turf for youth

The Spokane Parks and Recreation Department has finished constructing and refurbishing nine youth baseball fields across town. As part of the 2007 Parks Improvement Bond, $3 million was designated to …

Park board approves Merkel complex use fees

Fees for users of the new Merkel Sports Complex were approved by the Spokane Park Board on Sept. 9. The fee scale came together after a public meeting at the …

Man likely hit by ricocheting bullet, police say

A 20-year-old man was shot or hit by a ricocheting bullet late Sunday while walking through Franklin Park in north Spokane.