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UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 6:49 p.m.

Gonzaga University announces 17-story residential tower in downtown Seattle to benefit endowment

Gonzaga University-owned land on the Seattle waterfront that has long been used for parking will be developed into a 17-story high rise with more than 250 residential units.

Gonzaga to break ground on new performing arts center

Gonzaga University plans to break ground next spring on a new performing arts center to be built near the Jundt Art Center and Museum on the west side of campus.

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 15, 2015, 7 p.m.

Woldson gift to Gonzaga largest ever for university

The late philanthropist Myrtle Woldson left behind three prized waterfront properties in downtown Seattle that she bequeathed to Gonzaga University.

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 15, 2015, 7 p.m.

Gonzaga University to boost endowment in $250 million capital campaign

Gonzaga University President Thayne McCulloh on Thursday announced the public phase of a campaign to raise $250 million for the university to position the institution for the future.

Mayor inherits $1 million from Myrtle Woldson

Spokane Mayor David Condon inherited $1 million earlier this year from noted Spokane philanthropist Myrtle Woldson, who died in April at age 104. Condon, who was called a “personal friend” …

Woldson gift to fund GU arts center

Gonzaga University will get a new performing arts center on campus with a bequest from Spokane philanthropist Myrtle Woldson, who died last month at the age of 104. The facility …

Myrtle Woldson, Spokane philanthropist, dies at 104

Spokane philanthropist Myrtle Woldson died Friday at her home. She was 104. Woldson is best known as the daughter of Martin Woldson, who owned Northern Pacific Railway and also worked …

Fox theater earns national restoration award

The Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox is being recognized nationally with a preservation award for the $31 million restoration completed in 2007. The Fox, at Sprague Avenue and Monroe …

Sumner tour benefits heritage gardens

A pair of garden tours – one to raise money for the Moore-Turner Heritage Gardens and the other to show off community food gardens – will keep garden folks busy …

Artifacts enrich tale of gardens’ founders

Lynn Mandyke on Tuesday gingerly leafed through two boxes of aging documents, black-and-white photographs and personal effects, some more than 130 years old. They tell the history of Judge George …