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Tuesday, May 26, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Then and Now: Spokane College

With roots in the First Methodist Church, Spokane College lasted for about a decade before folding as the demand for education changed.


Memorial Day at Spokane-area cemeteries

Locals gathered for a flag cruise through a circuit of cemeteries for Memorial Day on Monday, May 25.


Spokane County cleared to move to Phase 2 of reopening

The Washington State Department of Health cleared Spokane County to move to Phase 2 of Gov. Jay Inslee’s Safe Start reopening plan on Friday. Restaurants and taverns can open at …


Spokane Indians concession stand sells out a dinner deal

There were enough baseball fans who were happy to eat stadium food, even without the baseball game, Thursday, May 22, 2020. The Spokane Indians concession stand prepared 200 meals, enough …


Nellie Garry Guest House.

Donna Potter Phillips took a tour of a house where she lived as a child at Fort George Wright. The house, Nellie Garry Guest House, was a post commander’s home …


Salvation Army of Spokane food distribution

The Salvation Army of Spokane distributed over 600 food boxes for local families in need. This is part of a mass distribution of food by The Salvation Army throughout Washington …


Free Krispy Kreme Graduation Dozen doughnuts

Seniors flocked to Krispy Kreme for free Krispy Kreme Graduation Dozen doughnuts on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, in Spokane Valley. The box contains an assortment of classic varieties, including Chocolate …


The Church at Planned Parenthood

After two months of low attendance amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the crowd of protesters singing Christian songs outside Planned Parenthood in north Spokane rebounded to 130-plus strong on Tuesday evening.


Then and now: Transcontinental railroads

Since the 1890s, Spokane was often touted as a hub  for four transcontinental railroads, the implication being that it was a good place to do business and ship goods …


Front yard wedding in Spokane

Kenny Carlson, a minister from Life Center Church, performs a front yard wedding ceremony for groom Tony Barbee and bride Nikki Webster, Sunday, May 17, 2020. The couple’s formal wedding …


Haggerty’s Happy Hens

Haggerty’s Happy Hens offers local free range eggs. They have 2,400 chickens who went into an early molting season so their egg prodcution was reduced during peak season. This year …


Skiing up Mount St. Helens

Using special ‘skins,’ advenurers can climb up peaks such as Mount St. Helens, and then enjoy the ski down.


Epic cleanup following Mount St. Helen’s blast

Following Mount St. Helens’ cataclysmic blast, region struggled with an epic cleanup.


Whitworth family graduation

This weekend Whitworth University President Beck Taylor normally would be accepting hugs and handshakes from 500 or 600 students as they walked across a stage during commencement, but so far …


Farmers to Family

The Inland Northwest Farmers Market Association and Share.Farm have received a USDA “Farmers to Families” contract valued up $1.4 million to provide boxes of fresh produce, dairy and meat products …


Rising to the task

When Tristan Van den Bosch craned his neck, an uplifting idea in coronavirus times struck him


Lives lost: Polish brothers

Alexander and Joseph Feingold each carried deep scars from the Holocaust. They chose New York City as their new home after World War II, and both died four weeks apart, …


Businesses in Newport reopen

Eight counties, including Pend Oreille, have recieved variances from Governor Jay Inslee’s Stay Home Stay Safe order allowing some businesses to re-open if they follow state guidance. Spokane County requested …


Medical Lake schools drive-by parade

Dozens of vehicles, filled with teachers and staff from Medical Lake schools, meandered through the neighborhoods of the city of Medical Lake waving to students as they drove slowly past …


A boy’s town

Avram Wyche, a third-grader at Spokane International Academy charter school, took photos during a walk with his cousins and grandmother on the Centennial Trail through Riverfront Park in downtown Spokane. …


Mount St. Helens Erupts, May 18, 1980

For the 40th anniversary of the eruption of Mount St. Helens, we pull some images of that time from our archives.


Macy’s at the Silver Lake Mall opens

Macy’s has implemented enhanced safety and wellness procedures, complying with the CDC’s recommended protocol.


Then and now: Aubrey L. White Parkway

The road through Riverside State Park was named the Aubrey L. White Parkway in 1936 after a bookish young man from New Jersey with a head for business and a …


Mother’s Day celebrations at area retirement homes

Though COVID-19 didn’t allow for the typical Mother’s Day celebrations on Sunday, retirement homes including Touchmark Retirement Community and Holman Gardens in Spokane Valley found creative ways to make the …


Spokane Food Fighters

Projects to get food to the homebound — while also giving local restaurants a little support — have provided thousands of meals to needy people during the pandemic. A couple …


100-year-old flu mystery at WSU

Across the globe, the 1918 flu killed more people than World War I. October 1, 1918, the Spanish Flu hit Pullman. In a matter of weeks, Pullman saw over 40 …


Avista’s Upriver Park project delayed

Avista is delaying its Upriver Park project into 2021. The plans are to close a section of Upriver Drive, from Mission Avenue to North Center Street, and turn it into …


America Strong Flyover Spokane

In honor of people who are on the front line of the fight against COVID-19, one of two Fairchild Air Force Base KC-135 Stratotankers passes by Spokane hospitals and medical …


Fishing season opens in Washington state

When the fishing season opened on Tuesday, local anglers grabbed their fishing poles and tackle boxes and hit the local lakes hoping for a nibble on their lines.


Limited opening of state parks in Washington State

Washington State has a limited opening of state parks, May 5, 2020, for day-use recreation only.