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UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 8, 2019

Ben & Jerry’s sued over ‘happy cow’ characterization

Ben & Jerry’s is facing a lawsuit accusing the ice cream maker and its parent company of false advertising by saying the milk and cream in its products comes from …

UPDATED: Thu., July 4, 2019

Cheney man who allegedly killed wife with ice cream moves to Oklahoma, pleads not guilty to new murder charge

A man suspected of killing his wife last year at their Cheney home with poisoned ice cream pleaded not guilty to a new murder charge in Spokane County Superior Court …

UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019

Cheney man accused of killing wife with poisoned ice cream faces new charges

A man accused of killing his wife by lacing her ice cream with a lethal dose of his pain medication in October will appear in court next week after prosecutors …

UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019

Summer Guide: We all scream for ice cream (and froyo) in the summer heat

There are family-friendly options aplenty in Spokane for ice cream and frozen yogurt. There are the tried-and-true and dependable mainstream safe havens.

Frozen locally: Panhandle Cone and Coffee preaches quality, love through ice cream

Panhandle Cone and Coffee now has two scoop shops in North Idaho. Husband-and-wife proprietors Jason and Stephanie Dillon opened their second location – on Main Street in downtown Moscow – …

UPDATED: Tue., April 9, 2019

Instagram Spokane: Local businesses are picturing profits with social media platform

More and more Spokane businesses and organizations are finding ways to incorporate the visual platform into their marketing strategies.

Ben & Jerry’s new anti-Trump joke reveals America’s deep divide – over pecans

Ben & Jerry’s has a new flavor of ice cream, “Pecan Resist,” that calls on people to resist the Trump administration. The campaign has caused controversy, not just for its …

I scream, you scream: Jury to settle bitter dessert dispute

A battle between two dessert companies – Mister Cookie Face and 600 lb Gorillas – is heating up in Boston’s federal courthouse. And it all started with an ice cream …

Sweet Frostings adds ice cream

Ice cream is now available at the bake shop’s downtown location. It’s no longer offering gelato.

Canadian zoo officials charged for taking a bear out to get ice cream

A Canadian zoo has been fined for not letting wildlife authorities know it was taking a 1-year-old bear to a local Dairy Queen so it could get an ice cream …

Paul Turner: 16 scoops of delicious doom awaits mega eaters today at Spokane Arena

If you’re willing to pay $50 and eat every bite of a 16-scoop ice cream sundae, a ticket package to the NCAA games in Spokane awaits.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 7, 2018

Ben & Jerry’s latest to go low-calorie to take on Halo Top

The competition among low-calorie ice creams is heating up.

100 years ago in Washington state: Going without meat, wheat and sherbert a ‘patriotic duty’

Food – its scarcity, not bounty – was uppermost in people’s minds as the holidays approached. “The Northwest must settle down to a more intensive conservation of food and more …

100 years ago in Spokane: Ice cream sales soar as heatwave grips city

Spokane’s blistering heat wave continued without letup – and one local industry was reaping big profits. Spokane’s ice cream demand broke “all previous records,” according to the manager of one …

Coming to Rocket Market: small-batch, locally-sourced Sweet Annie’s Artisan ice cream

The boutique ice creamery is expanding from cart and online sales to its first wholesale account.

McDonald’s free ice cream promotion marred by app glitch

A McDonald’s promotion for free ice cream cones to celebrate National Ice Cream Day went awry over a glitch with the fast food giant’s mobile app.

UPDATED: Sat., July 8, 2017

Chilly eats, cool treats: Your guide to sweet frozen relief

Ice cream fans will have a short window to gobble their treats in the Inland Northwest next week before they liquify.

Chock-full of cherries with just a splash of bourbon, this homemade ice cream is an adult delight

It’s not quite a frozen twist on a classic cocktail, but almost.

UPDATED: Tue., May 30, 2017

Series of bombings kill nearly 40 people across Baghdad

A massive bombing by the Islamic State group outside a popular ice cream parlor in central Baghdad and a rush- hour car bomb in another downtown area killed at least …

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 14, 2017

Starbucks puts ice cream on menu at 100-plus stores

Starbucks, having seen the success of ice cream menu offerings at its high-end Seattle Roastery store, will start serving ice cream at more than 100 store locations.

Two new ice cream shops share same CdA block

Abi’s Artisan Ice Cream and Sweet Peaks Ice Cream opened within a week of each other on North Fourth Street. But, “There’s no such thing as too much ice cream.”

Brain Freeze opens South Hill location

There’s a new spot in Spokane for ice cream. Brain Freeze Creamery has opened a second retail location. The new store, located at 3103 S. Grand Blvd. on the South …

Taste of Tradition

HARRISON, Idaho – The Harrison Creamery and Fudge Factory is nearly impossible to pass up. Maybe it’s the quaint and charming façade, the colorful displays of fudge in the front …

Readers’ ice cream odes

To celebrate National Ice Cream Month in July, the Food section asked readers to share their fondest ice cream memories. Today we have the results.

Flavor nectarine ice cream to your liking

July – National Ice Cream Month – is pretty much peak season for nectarines. What better way to celebrate both than to combine them into one delicately sweet dessert?

For real local flavor, try lilac ice cream

Local legend has it that the first lilac bush was planted at a homestead near Hillyard after traveling by trunk from Minnesota in 1882. Another story puts the city’s first …

Apple Cup Crisp ice cream favorite in national contest

Apple Cup Crisp ice cream is a real winner. The frozen flavor from Washington State University recently won a national ice cream contest. It’s been named grand champion of the …

Cookbook review: ‘Scoop Adventures’

‘Scoop Adventures: The Best Ice Cream

A new kind of cool: The Scoop

Call it ice cream-istry. The Scoop on Spokane’s South Hill is making its own frozen dessert, and it’s using a super-cool substance in the process: liquid nitrogen.

Fancy flavors give new twist to ice cream

Coming soon to a freezer aisle near you – balsamic vinegar ice cream. Plus, hot sauce ice cream. And maybe even tomato. “You’re seeing the same kinds of trends in …