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September trip of the month: Bumming around Blodgett

Four hours from Spokane, Montana’s Blodgett Canyon offers the magic and adventure of the Cascades. All without the crowds. On Labor Day a friend and I canceled our Cascade plans, …

UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019

‘Hamilton’ is coming to Spokane … eventually

“Hamilton” will make its way to Spokane in 2020-21, after visits from “Jesus Christ Superstar,” “Miss Saigon,” “Jersey Boys,” “Escape from Margaritaville” and “Mean Girls.”

Historians irked by musical ‘Hamilton’ escalate their duel

Ever since the historical musical “Hamilton” began its march to near-universal infatuation, one group has noticeably withheld its applause – historians. Many academics argue the portrait of Alexander Hamilton, the …

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 11, 2019

Hamilton’s star reprising role in Puerto Rico to raise funds

Lin-Manuel Miranda reprised his lead role in the hit musical “Hamilton” on Friday night to start a two-week run in Puerto Rico expected to raise thousands of dollars for artists …

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 21, 2018

Barack Obama appears on Miranda’s latest ‘Hamilton’ song

Barack Obama, or Barap Obama?

Prince Harry, Meghan join Lin-Manuel Miranda at ‘Hamilton’

Prince Harry sang and joked with Lin-Manuel Miranda on the stage of “Hamilton,” after he and his wife Meghan joined audiences for a gala charity performance of the smash-hit musical …

UPDATED: Sun., July 22, 2018

‘Hamilton’ creator announces arts fund for Puerto Rico

Lin-Manuel Miranda jumped up to a podium shortly after landing in Puerto Rico on Sunday to announce he has helped create a multimillion-dollar fund to boost the arts in the …

Lin-Manuel Miranda has shingles, quarantined from baby son

Lin-Manuel Miranda thought he had a migraine. It turned out the Broadway star really had shingles.

UPDATED: Mon., March 19, 2018

‘Hamilton’ and ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ stars release new song

Miranda has been releasing “Hamilton”-related content each month in a series called Hamildrop. Previous releases have included a track cut from “Hamilton,” “Ben Franklin’s Song,” recorded by the Portland band …

UPDATED: Sun., March 11, 2018

Not throwing away their shot: MEAD Alternative students are headed to ‘Hamilton’

Forty students from MEAD Alternative High School were selected for a daylong workshop in Seattle, where they’ll work with the musical’s cast, perform original numbers and, finally, attend the show …

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 17, 2018

Theater review: ‘Hamilton’ proves why it’s a theatrical sensation

When it comes to “Hamilton,” it’s magical to be in the room where it happens. Since it opened in New York three years ago, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s sung-through musical about America’s …

Five things to know about ‘Hamilton’

Yes, a lot of people like “Hamilton,” even if they’ve not seen it. Which is why when producers announced a second U.S. tour that would launch in Seattle before heading …

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 9, 2018

Just the ticket: Things to do while in Seattle for ‘Hamilton’

Sure, ‘Hamilton’ is the coveted ticket. But you’re making the drive, so why not spend and extra day or two experiencing more of what the Emerald City has to offer.

Box office records made as Broadway says goodbye to 2017

The year on Broadway has come to a very sparkly end for theater producers as many shows recorded their most profitable weeks ever despite theater-goers facing bitter cold and some …

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017

Skagit River flooding worse than expected, hits homes, roads

Officials say that flooding was worse than expected on the Skagit River north of Seattle.

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 9, 2017

‘Hamilton’ is headed to Puerto Rico, with Lin-Manuel Miranda reprising lead role

Meanwhile, tickets sales for the “Hamilton” run in Seattle were brisk.

‘Hamilton’ creator visits Puerto Rico, announces $2.5M fund

“Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda made sandwiches, took selfies and announced a partnership with a nonprofit group for a $2.5 million hurricane recovery fund during a trip Tuesday to Puerto Rico.

Riz Ahmed and others use ‘Hamilton’ video to critique Trump immigration policy

Depictions of immigrants picking fruit and stitching American flags are interspersed with “America’s ghostwriters” being hunted down by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents. The video, directed by Tomas Whitmore, runs …

Jack & Dan’s expects a packed house on Saturday for Final Four

The bar that earned national recognition for its ties to Gonzaga University and local sports legends opens its doors at 10 a.m. Satuday, and you can’t reserve a seat. Be …

‘You’ll Be Back’ – Brian d’Arcy James returns to ‘Hamilton’

The first King George III from “Hamilton” is ready to put on his crown again.

Quoting ‘Hamilton,’ Disney CEO defends advising Trump

Disney CEO Bob Iger quoted the Broadway smash “Hamilton” to defend his involvement in President Trump’s business advisory council, saying he wants to be “in the room where it happens.”

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 17, 2017

‘Aladdin’ star James Monroe Iglehart switches to ‘Hamilton’

James Monroe Iglehart, the star of “Aladdin” on Broadway, will join “Hamilton” in the dual roles of Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson starting in mid-April.

Alexander Hamilton’s letters to go up for auction

The hottest Broadway show is shining its spotlight on a collection of historic American documents: Alexander Hamilton’s letters, being auctioned at Sotheby’s.

Joshua Henry leads ‘Hamilton’ national tour in San Francisco

Tony Award-nominee Joshua Henry, who has been playing Aaron Burr in the Chicago production of “Hamilton,” will take his character on the road in the show’s first national tour.

‘SNL’ vet included in new ‘Hamilton’ cast for Broadway

Former “Saturday Night Live” star Taran Killam will be getting plenty of live performances next year – he’s joining the Broadway company of “Hamilton.”

‘Hamilton’ actor says statement to Pence is ‘nothing to apologize for’

If Donald Trump is waiting for an apology from the cast of “Hamilton,” he will have to continue to wait.

Performance of ‘Hamilton’ disrupted in Chicago by audience member

An audience disruption took place at the Saturday evening production of “Hamilton” at the PrivateBank Theatre in downtown Chicago.

‘Hamilton’ member gives Pence earful; Trump: ‘Apologize!’

President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday demanded an apology from the “Hamilton” cast member who gave Mike Pence an onstage earful about equality.

Three men deny negligent arson in damaging forest fire

Three 18-year-old Hamilton men have pleaded not guilty to negligent arson. Prosecutors alleged they failed to fully extinguish a campfire in the Bitterroot National Forest in late July that days …

Four teens face arson charges in destructive Hamilton, Montana, wildfire

A campfire that wasn’t completely extinguished caused a wildfire near Hamilton that burned over 13 square miles of forest land, destroyed 16 homes and 49 outbuildings and cost $11 million …