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Season’s sparkles: Holiday lights displays in town

The sun sets early this time of year in the Inland Northwest. Holiday lights help chase away some of that darkness. We asked The Spokesman-Review readers to tell us about …


Space Station engineer says indoor lights are making us sick. Here’s why

Those fluorescent lights hanging above your cubicle might be making you sick, depressed and obese, according to ex-NASA scientist Robert Soler.


Finding Christmas spirit, joy in Bavaria

We have found Christmas spirit and joy distilled to its purest forms, and you can find it, too. All it takes is a trip to Germany.


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 4, 2018

Christmas lights start and end their lives in China, and face rising costs

When the Christmas lights go out, you can recycle them, beginning a trans-Pacific journey that’s poised to get more expensive thanks to the U.S.-China trade war.


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 25, 2018

Downtown Spokane businesses may seek more lights and video cameras to fight crime

In an effort to curtail petty property crimes such as larceny, vandalism and loitering, the city’s Business Improvement District is asking downtown business owners whether they’re interested in installing more …


Shawn Vestal: A feeling of the future in the lights of downtown Spokane

Spokane’s evenings have sure gotten a lot more colorful. The Steam Plant towers blaze nightly. The Grand Hotel and the Fox and the old Masonic Temple glow in changing hues. …


New lights under I-90 overpass proposed to combat crime near Lewis and Clark High School

Following the success of increased lighting in the East Sprague neighborhood, the city will consider installing new LED fixtures under the I-90 overpass near Lewis and Clark High School. Principal …


100 years ago in Spokane: Crowds line Monroe Street Bridge to see illuminated falls

From our archives, 100 years ago Crowds lined both rails of the Monroe Street Bridge to see a new and exciting spectacle: The electrical illumination of the Spokane River waterfalls.


Alaska gears up for viewing season of the aurora borealis

JUNEAU, Alaska – Bill Carter had been planning his bucket-list winter vacation to Alaska for 30 years, and he couldn’t have picked a better time to take it. The retired …


Coeur d’Alene Resort is all set to bring in holidays in style

The biggest and brightest holiday display around is back, bigger, brighter – and greener – than ever. The Coeur d’Alene Resort Holiday Light Show begins Friday evening with a scream …


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 …


The power of small energy-saving steps

I like saving energy. Especially my own. That’s why I love tips that don’t require a lot of effort but still help me trim my energy bills. They may not …


Do Your Part: When you reduce energy use, you’ll reduce costs

Looking for ways to lower your utility bills? Reducing the amount of energy you use to light your home is one place to start. About 20 percent of your monthly …


Bright ideas for lighting the porch

The glow of a porch light does more than light up the night, providing safety and security. It’s a decorative element that adds to your home’s look. And porch lights …


Earth Hour event turns into face-off

Global warming protesters generated a lot of heat Saturday night at the entrance to Spokane City Hall.


Landmarks, cities worldwide unplug for Earth Hour

Europe’s best known landmarks — including the Eiffel Tower, Big Ben and Rome’s Colosseum — fell dark Saturday, following Sydney’s Opera House and Beijing’s Forbidden City in joining a global …