Stories tagged: ice skating
UPDATED: Tue., May 28, 2019, 7:48 p.m.
Olympic champions Meryl Davis and Charlie White have been touring the country with Stars on Ice. We caught with them in Everett for a sit-down.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 9:24 p.m.
Spokane’s Skate Ribbon is slated to open Saturday
Sat., Oct. 20, 2018, 9:24 p.m.
Nathan Chen ran away with the Skate America men’s title Saturday.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 22, 2018, 7:56 p.m.
Lorae Sims died doing what she loved. Growing up in a small town in central Saskatchewan Province in Canada, her brother Arley Roemer said being able to navigate the ice …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 21, 2018, 5:20 p.m.
The city Parks and Recreation Department has issued a correction and apology after confirming that the woman who was injured in a fall at Riverfront Park’s new ice ribbon, who …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 21, 2018, 6:43 p.m.
A skater at Riverfront Park’s new ice ribbon who fell Friday later died from their injuries, according to Spokane Parks and Recreation.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 12:35 p.m.
Former Coeur d’Alene resident and Nancy Kerrigan attacker Shane Stant returns to America’s consciousness
In the early 1990s, a 22-year-old drifter short on money and good decisions settled briefy in Coeur d’Alene and went on a low-level crime spree. He got caught, spent some …
Tue., Dec. 19, 2017, 3:44 p.m.
Margot Robbie learned to ice skate for “I, Tonya” and loved it, but she hasn’t donned skates since, something she said she’s hoping to change over the Christmas break.
Tue., Aug. 29, 2017, 12:12 p.m.
An 8,400 square-foot ice skating rink is coming to Oregon’s capital city in the fall.
Thu., May 11, 2017, 5 p.m.
The glitz and glamour of Las Vegas will come to Spokane when the Lilac City Figure Skating Club presents its biennial Ice-A-Delics show. This year’s exhibition, “Mirage,” features international medalist …
Thu., March 23, 2017, 3:45 p.m.
A good-luck tweet from Kristi Yamaguchi to former Olympic figure skating teammate Nancy Kerrigan is drawing online attention.
Mon., Feb. 20, 2017, 7:36 p.m.
Here’s a figure skating rarity: An American man, Nathan Chen, is pushing the envelope on jumps with an assortment of quads that will have the rest of the world’s top …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 31, 2017, 7:04 p.m.
People have learned to skate, check and spin at north Spokane’s Eagles Ice Arena for over 40 years, and the new owners aim to keep the rinks cold and smooth …
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 6:12 p.m.
Polina Edmunds has withdrawn from the NHK Trophy in Japan because of a lingering foot injury.
Sun., April 24, 2016, 7:33 p.m.
Team Challenge Cup finale is just the beginning for 42 young regional skaters.
Thu., April 21, 2016, 11:14 p.m.
Some of the world’s greatest ice skating talent took turns Thursday as they circled the Spokane Arena before exploding into gravity-defying leaps and spins that sometimes were punctuated with landings …
Thu., April 21, 2016, 11:14 p.m.
Star power is a stubborn thing, attaching itself easily to the precocious and self-aggrandizing, and often fleeing at high speed from mere dues payers.
Thu., April 21, 2016, 2:37 p.m.
Maddie Clarkson, 6, of Cheney, Wash., takes a selfie with Olympic medalist and two-time U.S. figure skating champion Gracie Gold on Thursday, April 21, 2016, at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital …
Wed., Feb. 10, 2016, 3:58 p.m.
Lake ice can creak and groan, pop and tinkle. And when it opens up underneath you, it may not make a sound. That’s what Ryan Sokoloski learned on New Year’s …
Sun., Jan. 17, 2016, 5 a.m.
From our archives, 100 years ago A brutal cold snap in the region was excellent news for the J.F. Piper Ice Plant in Sprague.
Tue., Dec. 29, 2015, 8:08 p.m.
The organizers of the upcoming Team Challenge Cup skating competition announced Tuesday that the overall purse of the event will be $617,000.
Sat., Oct. 24, 2015, 7:45 p.m.
Russian world junior champion Evgenia Medvedeva won Skate America on Saturday, edging U.S. Olympian Gracie Gold in her first Grand Prix Series event.
Sun., Sept. 27, 2015
I’ve been a Spokane resident for just 7+ years and have glanced at the paper when I found it available. This summer, to encourage my boys (11 and 6) to …
Thu., Sept. 24, 2015
U.S. Figure Skating officials confirmed Wednesday that they didn’t just come to town for a Caesar salad at the Greater Spokane Incorporated annual luncheon: Spokane just landed another major skating …
Thu., July 30, 2015
The promoters who brought the U.S. Figure Skating Championships to Spokane in 2007 and 2010 are asking for help in landing another skating event. Site inspectors from U.S. Figure Skating …
Fri., July 17, 2015, 5:20 p.m.
Spokane has been selected as one of three finalists to host a new ice skating championship event.
Thu., March 5, 2015
Thu., Feb. 26, 2015
Thu., Feb. 12, 2015
Thu., Nov. 13, 2014
With the approval of a tax by voters in last week’s election, the future of the Riverfront Park’s Ice Palace is short. But many skaters gliding on the ice last …