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Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre fundraiser brings local celebrities to dance floor

For the second year, Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre has gathered local celebrities to strut their stuff on the dance floor during its “Dancing with Celebrities” fundraiser, which will be held …


UPDATED: Fri., April 28, 2017, 2:28 p.m.

NPR’s Tom Ashbrook reschedules Spokane show for Sept. 22

Tom Ashbrook, host of NPR’s “On Point,” has postponed his visit to Spokane until Sept. 22. Ashbrook will undergo surgery to repair an artery in May and will be unable …


Toil and trouble: Lilac City Fairy Tales brings ‘Weird Sisters’ and local authors to the stage

“Lilac City Fairy Tales” invites writers to explore theme of “Weird Sisters” in new anthology.


UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 5, 2017, 9:27 p.m.

Snow falls off roof of Selkirk Lodge, causing minor injuries

A load of heavy snow slid off the metal roof of Selkirk Lodge and rumbled under a large picnic tent Sunday afternoon, leaving several people with minor injuries.


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 30, 2017, 2:46 p.m.

Actor, former Obama aide Kal Penn raises $500K for refugees

Kal Penn says in an online video that he thought the fundraiser would simply be “an uplifting way to raise $2,500 bucks.” He calls it “a beautiful way to resist” …


Fundraiser gives Moscow shelter a ray of hope

In perhaps its greatest time of need, Sojourners’ Alliance in Moscow had “the biggest fundraising event in (its) history” this past month.


Fraud plagues do-it-yourself charities after Orlando

The more than 430 fundraisers posted on the GoFundMe website after the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando have exposed weaknesses inherent in these popular do-it-yourself charity campaigns: …


Spokane March for Babies raises $155,000

The March for Babies benefit Saturday in Spokane raised $155,000 for the March of Dimes to help babies be born healthy. About 800 residents took part in the walk, which …


PJ’s Pub to hold fundraiser in memory of customer who died of cancer

The gang at PJ’s Pub, 1717 N. Monroe St., is raising funds Monday for cancer research as well as victims of this year’s wildfires. Rick’s RELO Rally will include a …


A heart-warming Festival of Trees

Joy Richards has helped out with Kootenai Health Foundation’s signature fundraising event, the Festival of Trees, every year since its inception in 1989. But this year, the event took on …


The Big Table

As a restaurant reviewer for several local publications, Kevin Finch thought he’d found a recipe that combined his greatest passions. “I love food and I love to write. I also …


COPS fundraisers coming up

Nevada-Lidgerwood COPS have a couple of fundraisers coming up next week. First off is a pizza night at Shakey’s Pizza on May 20 from 5 to 8 p.m. The restaurant …


Pancake feed to benefit Polly Judd Park shelter

It’s a soggy Monday morning at Polly Judd Park, located just above the bluff at the far western end of 14th Avenue on the South Hill. Yet it wasn’t rain …


Valley Meals short on funds

Valley Meals on Wheels executive director Pam Almeida is nervously eyeing her bottom line, fearing her annual fundraising drive won’t bring in enough money to avoid cuts. She has collected …


‘Hillyard Santa’ seeks toys that bring kids holiday cheer

Clyde Decker is known all over Spokane as “Hillyard’s Santa.” In his bright red polo shirt and Hillyard Pride hat, he inspires the community all year with unmatched dedication to …


Christian skateboarding group gets ready to head to Egypt

Thousands of Egyptians are expected to watch next week when a group of Coeur d’Alene skateboarders and bikers soar up and down ramps, jumping cars and rows of people. Then …


CdA fashion show benefits environmental alliance

The outfit Rebecca Patano designed is a testament to two of her loves: roasting coffee beans and working with metal. The hoop skirt frame evolved from an upside-down tomato cage …


International meet awaits Spokane powerlifter

Danna Snow is a petite woman with a firm handshake. Sitting in regular sweats on a Friday morning at Gold’s Gym on the South Hill, she looks like a marathon …


Take some tea, raise some funds for churches

Spring brings with it a variety of teas and fundraisers as churches emerge from winter. This week there are opportunities for meals, a talented speaker and lots of bidding. • …


Church groups plan fundraisers

It appears to be a week for fundraising at several Valley churches that will host events to benefit various causes. • The Spokane Valley United Methodist Church will host its …


Paying for new computers

The computers available to students in the Medicine Wheel Academy, part of Havermale High School, are getting old. The program offers a curriculum structured toward Native American students, and according …


Book sale will benefit Moran Library

If you’ve been doing any spring cleaning, you may be wondering what to do with all of those gently-used books that have been piling up in your house. The Friends …


Jerry Lewis Telethon Raises Record Amount

Jerry Lewis’ annual Labor Day telethon raised a record $47.8 million for the battle against muscular dystrophy, officials said Monday. The 30th annual telethon telethon, which began Sunday and ended …


Hamp’s Camp Full Gospel Mission Looking For Funds For Its Summer Program Benefiting Low-Income Kids

The Rev. Clifton E. Hamp