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Then and now: Riverfront Park South Channel

The preparations for Expo ’74 and landscaping for the new Riverfront Park swept away the train tracks, a former lumber yard and the long history of how the south channel …

2019 Our Town Gala

The annual gala in the U.S. Pavilion in Riverfront Park, hosted by Condons, has raised a million dollars for local charities over the eight years of his administration.

City of Spokane RV enforcement

City code enforcement officials identify abandoned and nuisance RVs and have them towed away. The city council recently doubled the city’s funding for RV towing as the city looks to …

New Sister Cities ‘Connections’ garden

On Friday, a worldly crowd gathered in Riverfront Park to celebrate the dedication of the new Sister Cities “Connections” garden, which honors the Spokane’s relationship with its five sister cities …

California scuba diving boat investigation

Federal investigators say all six crew members were asleep when a fire broke out in the scuba diving boat off the coast of California, killing 34 people.

U.S. immigration asylum seekers

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico – With a go-ahead from the Supreme Court, the Trump administration Thursday began enforcing a radical new rule denying asylum to most migrants arriving at the southern …

18th anniversary Sept. 11 memorial

The county pauses to remember the 9/11 terrorist attacts, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, that happened to New York City, the Pentagon and the downed United Flight 93 in Shanksville, Pa., …

Coeur d’Alene Fire Department 9/11 remembrance

The Coeur d’Alene Fire Department holds a 9/11 memorial at Cherry Hill Park.

Foreigner at the fair

Foreigner plays the Spokane County Interstate Fair on Sept. 11, 2019.

Orchard Prairie School celebrates 125th anniversary

Orchard Prairie School is planning a reunion (open to the public) on Sept. 14 to commemorate the school’s 125th anniversary. The school was established in 1894, in the farmining community …

9/11 in Spokane

In the aftermath of 9/11, Spokane and Coeur d’Alene residents prayed, honored 9/11 victims and gave blood.

The Village at Riverstone celebrates 20th anniversary

The Village at Riverstone, a mixed-use, open-air development with retail and condos in Coeur d’Alene, is celebrating its 20th anniversary in September.

Whooshh Innovations fish passage technolgy

Whooshh Innovations will be demonstrating its state-of-the-art fish passage technolgy at the Chief Joseph Dam in Bridgeport, Washington.

East Valley High School choir to perform with Foreigner

On Wednesday night at the Spokane County Interstate Fair, the East Valley High School choir will perform with legendary rock band Foreigner.

Then and now: Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps

Congress created the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps in 1942 to allow women into the war effort in noncombatant roles, such as nursing, communications, supply and secretarial positions, during World War …

A ‘wheelie’ good day for SpokeFest 2019

Cooler temperatures rolled in on Sunday, Sept. 8, but cloud coverage and rain didn’t dampen the spirit of SpokeFest 2019. The community-oriented cycling event returned to Kendall Yards to include …

‘American Idol’ audition round rolls through Spokane

A producers round of “American Idol” auditions took place at Spokane’s Davenport Grand Hotel on Sunday. Neither the celebrity judges nor host Ryan Seacrest were in Spokane, but hundreds of …

Boots Bakery graffiti wall

The graffiti wall on Boots Bakery downtown is being repainted with art by several street artists.

U.S. Pavilion history

U.S. Pavilion, a gift of the federal government, was centerpiece of Expo ‘74 and later of Riverfront Park

Dorian floods force North Carolinans into attics

North Carolina coastal residents who defied evacuation orders say they’re seeing flooding levels never experienced before. Medics and other rescuers rushed to Ocracoke Island – accessible only by boat or …

The U.S. Pavilion reopens

The U.S. Pavilion finally reopens. There was a ribbon cutting, Whitworth String Quartet performs, Spokane Area Youth choir also performs. The Spokane Tribe does the opening blessing.

India loses communication with lunar lander

India’s space agency said it lost touch Saturday with its Vikram lunar lander after about 2 kilometers from the surface of the moon. The fate of the lander – whether …

Princess Charlotte starts school

The princess arrived at the school alongside older brother, Prince George, and her parents, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane Dorian on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019

Fowler UMC embraces diverse congregation

African immigrants make up a large portion of Fowler United Methodist Church’s congregation. The church offers a Swahili language service on Sunday evenings.

Big days, small class sizes expected to boost kindergarten learning

First day of kindergarten arrives with high expectations in Spokane schools.

Hamblen kindergarten first day of class

Kindergarten students in Spokane Public Schools start the new school year, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019.

“Miraculous Myrrhstreaming Icon of the Mother of God”

Myrrh appears to seep from the “Miraculous Myrrhstreaming Icon of the Mother of God” at St. John the Baptist Orthodox Christian Church in Post Falls, Sept. 1, 2019. The letter …

The Spokane Symphony Orchestra Labor Day concert.

Spokane Symphony Orchestra performs in Comstock Park on Monday Sept. 2, in Spokane, Wash. The annual Labor Day concert is a free community event.

Thousands gather for Spokane Symphony in Comstock Park

The annual Labor Day concert by the Spokane Symphony Orchestra occurred on Sunday night on the South Hill’s Comstock Park, this time uninhibited by smoke. The park was packed with …