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The gift of time: For Kevin Twohig, serving at UGM Thanksgiving is a family tradition

For eight years, Spokane Public Facilities District CEO Kevin Twohig has volunteered with his family and hundreds of other helpers providing the Union Gospel Mission’s City-Wide Thanksgiving Dinner.

Stephanie Curran named chief executive of Spokane Public Facilities District

Curran, 50, who started her career in the district managing the catering services at the INB Performing Arts Center, will take over for longtime executive Kevin Twohig, who announced his …

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 2, 2017, 8:04 p.m.

Vegas shooting raises security angst level for Spokane venue operators

The mass shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas has prompted continued angst and attention to security at venues in Spokane – where the same performer who was …

UPDATED: Mon., July 17, 2017, 7:46 p.m.

Kevin Twohig to retire as CEO of Spokane Public Facilities District

Kevin Twohig is retiring after 16 years as the chief executive officer of the Spokane Public Facilities District, which owns and operates the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena, the Spokane Convention …

UPDATED: Thu., May 11, 2017, 7 p.m.

Kevin Twohig honored for tourism leadership

Kevin Twohig, CEO of the Spokane Public Facilities District, was given Visit Spokane’s Leadership Excellence in Tourism award Thursday.

Spokane prepares for Donald Trump

When Donald Trump arrives in Spokane on Saturday, presumably by landing at the airport aboard the Boeing-built 757 jet he calls Trump Force One, the city will be ready for …

Spokane Valley council mulls regional sportsplex idea

Proposed downtown Spokane sportplex may bring new softball facility to Spokane Valley

Plans aired for $35 million sports complex near Arena

Plans to build an Olympics-level indoor sports facility on the north bank of the Spokane River got a little closer to reality this week, as a report showed that the …

City Council rejects paying $300,000 for soil cleanup at Grand Hotel

A proposal to use city funds to pay for more than $300,000 in environmental cleanup at the Davenport Grand Hotel was shot down this week by Spokane City Council members, …

Jan Quintrall resigns from city of Spokane

Jan Quintrall, the embattled head of Spokane’s Business and Developer Services division, announced her resignation from the city Tuesday, saying she had “broken the public’s trust, and I can’t repair …

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 27, 2015, 7:06 p.m.

Quintrall announces resignation

The Spokane administrator who led Spokane’s engineering, streets, business and other departments, announced Tuesday that she was resigning her position.

Convention Center coming together on time, on budget

The Spokane Convention Center is just weeks away from throwing open its doors for larger conventions and events. Garco Construction is on time and on budget for a 91,000-square-foot expansion …

Spokane’s first new skywalk in decades OK’d

Downtown Spokane will see the construction of its first skywalk in 20 years, and at least one Spokane City Council member hopes it’s the last. The City Council on Monday …

Worthys ready to launch convention center hotel plan

After announcing plans last year to build what would be Spokane’s biggest downtown hotel near the Convention Center, developers Karen and Walt Worthy say they’re ready to start the first …

City holds firm on hire

Despite a nearly $500,000 estimating error on a bridge renovation project, Spokane City Hall is standing behind its decision to put a small-businessman with no engineering training in charge of …

Shenanigans continues its location hunt

The CEO of the company that recently closed C.I. Shenanigans said he’s looking for a new restaurant location in Spokane. RAM International’s Jeff Iverson said Spokane has been a good …

Owner closes CI Shenanigans unexpectedly

The owner of downtown Spokane restaurant CI Shenanigans closed the business Saturday evening, surprising the restaurant’s landlord, the Spokane Public Facilities District. About 40 workers were affected by the closure.

Shenanigans closes its doors as facilities district prepares for demolition

CI Shenanigans closes its doors, leaving about 40 workers out of jobs

New lights in the arena save time and money

The audience for Wednesday’s Cirque du Soleil performance will be the first to see a show at the Spokane Arena under new lights. The Spokane Public Facilities District, which owns …

Finders of MLK bomb say they were fired for actions

The three men who were hailed as heroes by Spokane’s mayor and police chief for finding a bomb and reporting it to police say they lost their jobs for their …

Convention center expansion hinges on tax vote

Five years after opening a new convention center, the Spokane Public Facilities District is readying plans to ask voters for a $65 million expansion. The proposal would add more than …

Facilities district seeks $65 million expansion

Five years after opening a new convention center, the Spokane Public Facilities District is readying plans to ask voters for a $65 million expansion.

Century-old Spokane Club has changed its rules with the times

If reverence for tradition had been allowed to choke the impetus for change, the distinctive Kirtland Cutter-designed building at Riverside Avenue and Monroe Street might well be one of downtown’s …

Cirque du Spokane another chance to experience the impossible

Trying to describe a Cirque du Soleil show to someone who has never seen one is nearly impossible. Try describing the taste of chocolate to a person who has never …