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Dance Camp

Gonzaga University Dance Faculty leads children in ballet, modern, jazz, hip hop and musical theater in the 2018 Summer Dance Intensive at Gonzaga Dance Studios on Thursday, July 26, 2018. …

BMX practice in Spokane

Kids practice at Spokane BMX-Joe Albi Stadium at Merkel Sports Complex, Wednesday July 25, 2018. There is racing at the complex on Thursdays and Saturdays.

Two Women Vintage Goods.

Two Women Vintage Goods sells antiques and vintage items. They’re closing their shop down at the end of the month and in September will reopen in the revitalized area of …

House of Charity

The two-year experiment providing around-the-clock shelter to the city’s homeless downtown will end in September, potentially displacing dozens of overnight patrons at House of Charity run by Catholic Charities.

Greece wildfires, deadliest blaze in decades

Wildfires raged through seaside resorts near the Greek capital of Athens, torching homes, cars and forests as they killed at least 74 people, authorities said Tuesday. Twenty-six of the dead …

Wild horses drought

Harsh drought conditions in parts of the American West are pushing wild horses to the brink and forcing extreme measures to protect them. Federal land managers have begun emergency roundups …

Beating the heat in Spokane

With temperatures in the 90s, people find ways to cool off.

Then and Now: Saad Shoe Repair

In 1909, 15-year-old Eli arrived nearly penniless in Spokane. His older brothers Paul and John had started the Saad Bros. Shoe Repair, Pool Room and Cigars in 1906. Eli joined …

Julyamsh Powwow 2018 final day

Traditional Native American culture and dancing concludes a three-day run Sunday, July 22, 2018,at the Kootenai County Fairgrounds.

Staircases in Spokane

Spokane has upwards of 1,000 individual stair steps maintained by the city’s streets and parks departments. Some are wooden, some are iron, most are concrete. Some are well known, some …

Silva cells installed in West Central neighborhood

So-called “Silva cells,” chambers of fluffy soil and air that are used to store stormwater, are being constructed with plastic frames beneath several intersections in the historic neighborhood. They’re part …

2018 Julyamsh

Coeur d´Alene Tribal Encampment and Julyamsh Powwow at Kootenai County Fairgrounds is a three-day event.

Overnight at Hope House

During a hot summer evening, women at Spokane’s Hope House shelter shared their thoughts, impressions and life experiences. The shelter is part of Spokane’s 24/7 network for homeless people, built …

Wildfires burn across Eastern Washington

Wildfires erupted July 19 and 20 across Eastern Washington, burning tens of thousands of acres and closed major highways.

New Costco in North Spokane opens

The new Costco warehouse store at at 12020 N. Newport Highway north of Spokane opened on Friday at 8 a.m. The 167,000-square-foot store is taking the place of the 134,000-square-foot …

Chris Stapleton in Spokane

Chris Stapleton performs at the Spokane Arena, Thursday, July 19, 2018.

Upriver Beacon fire clean up

As people returned to their homes early Wednesday morning on Beacon Hill, a relative sense of normalcy was restored for a community that hours before was unsure if a fast-moving …

West Central Community Center Library kiosk

The Spokane Public Library will open its first library kiosk on Tuesday at the West Central Community Center.

John Fogerty in Spokane

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer John Fogerty performs at Northern Quest in Airway Heights, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. He is listed on Rolling Stone magizine’s list of 100 Greatest …

Upriver Drive Wildfire

Photos of the Upriver Drive Wildfire on July 17, 2018.

Then and Now: McGoldrick Lumber

The McGoldrick Lumber Co. eventually covered 60 acres along the Spokane River. Logs were stored on the Spokane River and milled lumber was dried in piles outdoors. The company added …

Correctional Industries

Correctional Industries, a company that contracts with DOC, makes breakfast food for all of Washington’s prison system.

Spokane Gun Club

When the Central Valley School District Board approved purchase of more than 99 acres from the Spokane Gun Club this week for a third comprehensive high school, it left the …

Skifest 2018

Team St. Luke’s of St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute hosted a day of adaptive sports and recreation for people with physical disabilities on Saturday, July 14 at Clear Lake. Skifest is …

2018 Pan Am Open International Taekwondo Championships

2018 Pan Am Open International Taekwondo Championships are being held in the Spokane Convention Center, Thurs., July 12, 2018.

Mount Hood rescue

An injured climber was rescued from the summit plateau of Mount Hood on Friday, July 13, 2018, in Government Camp, Ore. The injured climber and six rescuers spent last night …

U.S. Marine Corps Evergreen State Platoon 3041

Members of U.S. Marine Corps Evergreen State Platoon 3041 take part in a ceremony in the rotunda at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash., Thursday, July 12, 2018. The event was …

2018 Pan Am Open International Taekwondo Championships

2018 Pan Am Open International Taekwondo Championships are being held in the Spokane Convention Center, Thurs., July 12, 2018.

Rescued harbor seals Tomato and Ravioli

Two harbor seals rescued in California but too sick or hurt to be returned to the wild have a new home at a nature-friendly exhibit in Texas.

Northwest Passages Book Club: The Spokane River

Paul Lindholdt in conversation with Spokesman reporter Eli Francovich about “The Spokane River” anthology.