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Gonzaga Move In Day

Students at Gonzaga University make their way around campus during freshman move-in day in Spokane on Friday, Aug. 23, 2019.


Spokane International Airport board considering scaled-down terminal expansion plan

The Spokane International Airport is considering changes to its proposed expansion project, with a scaled-down design at a reduced cost that still includes expanded gate capacity and a centralized security …


Second Wind: Stephanie Snook

After a decades-long career working for the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, Stephanie Snook has changed gears, but not pace, and volunteers cuddling babies at the NICU at Kootenai Health …


‘Weird Al’ and friends at Northern Quest

The oldies but goodies – “I Lost on Jeopardy,” “I Love Rocky Road,” and “Like a Surgeon” – were relegated to a medley at the top of the show. “Eat …


Then and now: Milwaukee Road

In 1909, The Milwaukee Road became  the third transcontinental railroad to connect through Spokane to Seattle.  Expansion of its electric routes in the West cost the railroad company …


Back to school at WSU

Students buzz around campus on the first day of classes on Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, at Washington State University for the 2019 fall semester.


The stage for discrimination: How one Spokane man desegregated the Pantages chain of vaudeville theaters

On Sept. 15, 1918, Samuel Moore and his, girlfriend Sadie Miller, attempted to attend a vaudeville performance at Spokane’s Pantages Theatre. An usher told them that because they were black, …


Tedder Industries in Post Falls

The former Post Falls Factory Outlets site remained vacant for decades. But now, it’s bustling with activity and is 95% full since Thomas Tedder purchased the building in 2016 for …


Japanese Obon Cultural Festival 2019

Participants at the Japanese Obon Cultural Festival, held at the Spokane Buddhist Temple on Sunday, participated in orgami lessons, attended a memorial service and took in a performance of taiko …


25th Annual Unity in the Community

25th Annual Unity in the Community is the region’s largest multi-cultural event.


Marshall community near Cheney without water

Residents of the small town of Marshall, located between Spokane and Cheney, ran out of water likely due to a faulty pump.


Can Sanders or Warren defeat Trump?

The electability question is coloring the high-stakes competition between the dueling New England senators - Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren - who are allies on policy, but stand in each …


Kashmir

Hundreds of people have defied unprecedented security restrictions and held a street protest in Indian-controlled Kashmir


Peter Fonda (1940-2019)

Actor Peter Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right after both writing and starring in the counterculture classic “Easy Rider,” has …


Benjamin Franklin Moss’s artwork at Whitworth

Benjamin Franklin Moss recently passed away. He lived and taught in the area as an artist. Over one million dollars of his paintings are displayed at Whitworth.


Whooshh Passage Portal™

Whooshh Innovations fish passage system


Gibraltar releases Iran supertanker that US sought to seize

Gibraltar on Thursday allowed a detained Iranian supertanker to leave the British overseas territory despite a last-minute U.S. attempt to seize the vessel, potentially defusing tensions between London and Tehran …


Love story: Dick and Dody Dodd

Dick and Dody Dodd says their story wasn’t love at first sight “more of an evolution.” Never-the-less they eloped from Iowa to Minnesota where the marriage age was younger. They …


Northwest Passages Book Club: Summer Stories, Summer of ‘69

The Summer of ’69, one of the most significant years of the late 20th century will be explored by Spokane authors: Shawn Vestal, Kris Dinnison, Stephanie Oakes, Megan Rowe, Sharma …


Dan and Vicky Frickle’s garden

Dan and Vicky Frickle have spent 41 years building their Otis Orchards garden into an oasis for their neighbors, their grandchildren and themselves. Their effort won them July Garden of …


The Flight of the Spokane Sun God exhibit

Personal artifacts from famed pilot Nick Mamer will be on display in Spokane Valley for the next several months, including many the notes he dropped from his plane during his …


Czech Republic Tightrope

French tightrope walker Tatiana-Mosio Bongoga balances over the Vltava river during her performance to open an international new circus festival in Prague, Czech Republic, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019.


Statue of Liberty and immigration

A top Trump administration official says that the famous inscription on the Statue of Liberty welcoming immigrants into the country is about “people coming from Europe” and that America is …


Back-to-school accessory: Bulletproof backpacks

The latest back-to-school accessory is bulletproof backpacks. They cost about $200 each, but have been flying off the shelves across the country after the recent shootings in El Paso and …


HUD secretary Ben Carson tours Spokane Resource Center

Ben Carson, HUD secretary, is in Spokane on Tuesday. U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson will visit the Spokane Resource Center, a HUD EnVision Center.


Loggerhead turtles in Virginia

A loggerhead sea turtle that was discovered during an excavation performed by the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center imprints on the beach near 66th Street in Virginia Beach, Va., …


The Spokesman-Review’s Molly Quinn

Molly Quinn joined The Spokesman-Review in 1991. She currently is a graphic artist/illustrator for the Editorial Department.


The Little Hive

After being laid off from her job last spring as a teacher at Spokane Public Schools, Krista Hastings is ready to open a preschool at the old 1930s-era school house …


Weekend storms bring much-needed rain to Inland Northwest

Sunday’s storm set a daily record for rainfall in Spokane. The rain brought 0.36 inches of rain to the Spokane International Airport, beating the previous record for Aug. 11 set …


Then and Now: Morris and Co. building

Nelson Morris was born in Chicago in 1891 to a meat-packing family. He was 20 and working in the family business, Morris and Co., when the company put a plant …