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Tuesday, February 25, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Kobe Bryant Memorial

Kobe Bryant Memorial

Northwest Passages: Happy Galentine’s Day

Northwest Passages: Happy Galentine’s Day

Dog outdoor fashion show (Feb. 23)

For the second consecutive year, the Great Outdoors and Bike Expo held a dog outdoor fashion show, with pooches big and small attracting a large crowd as they demonstrated paw-fect …

Colobus monkey born in St. Louis Zoo

Teak, a black and white colobus monkey, was born on Feb. 3. Colobus monkeys are born white with a pink face. By age 6 months, the little monkey will get …

Quilt of Valor for Neal Franklin

Neal Franklin served as an air traffic controller and served tours in Korea and Vietnam. He is an amputee and suffers from dementia. He will be presented with a Quilt …

Lilac Royalty Court 2020

The Spokane Lilac Festival Association announced its 2020 Lilac Royalty Scholarship Court on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020. The 2020 Lilac Festival Queen and Court Coronation will be 3 p.m. March …

Snow squall can be dangerous on roadways

Snow squalls are common in the Midwest, but they sometimes strike in the Pacific Northwest.

Tribe celebrates dam compensation

Sen. Maria Cantwell and U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers join leaders of the Spokane Tribe to celebrate the passage of legislation last year that will modestly compensate the tribe.

After daughter killed, Pullman couple works to turn tragedy into movement

Jill McCluskey and her husband, Matt, hope that their daughter’s case becomes a spur to improve the way colleges and universities nationwide respond to dating violence and sexual harassment.

People experiencing homelessness in Spokane

People experiencing homeless are sharply cognizant of the barriers they face in obtaining housing, even when they’re unable to surmount them.

2020 Miss Spokane and Miss Spokane’s Outstanding Teen Competition

In its 112th year of competition, the Miss Spokane and Miss Spokane’s Outstanding Teen competition occured on Sunday at Shadle Park High School, with 20 combined contestants gunning for the …

Blake Shelton at the Spokane Arena

Country superstar Blake Shelton’s “Friends and Heroes 2020 Tour” headlined the Spokane Arena on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020.

U.S.-West Germany encryption company spied on other governments while profiting from sale of services

For more than half a century, governments all over the world trusted a single company to keep the communications of their spies, soldiers and diplomats secret. But what none of …

DreamBox Learning at Westview Elementary

DreamBox Learning adapts in real-time to each learner so teachers can customize instruction. Since using DreamBox, Westview Elementary has maintained one of highest percentages in the Spokane Public Schools District …

You make me feel like I could fly

African penguins receive heart shaped valentines at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020. Penguins naturally build nests in the wild with material similar to …

Then and now: Old City Hall

Spokane built a new City Hall in 1894. With three-story building of brick and granite with twin turrets and many dormers on the roofline reflecting the city’s optimism. The Rotary …

40th annual Spokane Langlauf (Feb. 9)

The 10k cross country ski race known as Langlauf celebrated its 40th year at Mt. Spokane on Feb. 9, 2020.

Curling 101

The Inland Northwest Curling Club hosted a Curling 101” clinic . Club members were there with brooms and stones, ready to teach the basics, and answer any questions about this …

Mayor Nadine Woodward’s first State of the City address

Mayor Nadine Woodward gave her first State of the City address at the meeting of GSI at the Spokane Convention Center on Friday.

Extreme weather moving into northeast U.S.

Five deaths have been reported as heavy snow, wind gusts and floodings pummel the southeast and northeast U.S.

Heavy rains cause flooding from Issaquah Creek

A flood watch was in effect through Friday afternoon across most of western Washington as heavy rains pound the region

Catholic Charities Eastern Washington Veterinary Clinic

The vet clinic that used to be at UGM has re-opened with Catholic Charities. Catholic Charities Eastern Washington Veterinary Clinic at Donna Hanson Haven is open and seeing patients.

Spirit of Spokane Chorus celebrates 30 years

The Spirit of Spokane Chorus , an all-women’s chorus, celebrates 30 years of performing and competing. It is a local chapter of the Sweet Adelines International.

Mock Senate vote on the impeachment at Cataldo

Twenty-two students in Paul Dodroe’s eighth-grade history classat Cataldo took the names of actual U.S. senators, caucused by party then voted on the president’s removal from office. Since the students …

Baboon and lion cub in South Africa

A male baboon carries a lion cub in a tree in the Kruger National Park, South Africa. The baboon took the little cub into the tree and preened it as …

Wolff Family Child Hunger Solution Center

Local 238 is demolishing the Stoneway Electric building next to Second Harvest gratis so that 2nd Harvest can build the Wolff Family Child Hunger Solution Center.

Pripyat celebrates 50th anniversary

Once home to some 50,000 people whose lives were connected to the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, Pripyat was hastily evacuated one day after a plant reactor exploded on April 26, …

Inside Inland Northwest Behavioral Health’s new inpatient adolescent unit

25 more beds for psychiatric inpatient adolescent care were unveiled in a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new unit at Inland Northwest Behavioral Health in Spokane on Tuesday, Feb. 4. …

Tuesday snow in Spokane

The latest shot of winter arrived Tuesday afternoon with several inches of snow forecast overnight into Wednesday morning.

Actress Sydney Sweeney’s Spokane visit

22-year-old Spokane-born actress Sydney Sweeney spoke to a local middle school on Feb. 3 after receiving what she said was her first fan letter from Spokane out of thousands of …