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Hutton Settlement’s Centennial Reunion and Community Event baseball game

Babe Ruth’s granddaughter, Linda Ruth Tosetti, participated in a generational baseball game that was a part of Hutton Settlement’s Centennial Reunion and Community Event, Saturday, July 20, 2019.

50th anniversary of first moon landing

Two Americans landed on the moon and explored its surface for some two hours in 1969, planting the first human footprints in its dusty soil. They raised their nation’s flag …

Puerto Rico governor under seige

In the Spanish colonial fortress that serves as his official residence, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello is under siege

WSU and Saturn V rocket

WSU research team helped develop systems that enabled Apollo launch, landing 50 years ago

Death toll 33 in Japan animation studio arson

The death toll reached 33 Thursday, July 18, 2019, after a suspected arson destroyed a four-story building housing Kyoto Animation. The studio, located south of the city of Kyoto Japan, …

Pedestrian underpass at Camp Easton on Lake Coeur d’Alene

The Inland Northwest Council, and Boy Scouts of America at Camp Easton on Lake Coeur d’Alene held a ribbon cutting on Thursday, July 18, 2019. The ceremony was held to …

New Spokane Regional Emergency Communications center

The new Spokane Regional Emergency Communications center celebrates its recent opening. Known as SREC, the new regional agency has met opposition from some City Council members and city employees.

Marshall Creek Estates proposal

A proposal to build 415 homes on undeveloped, forested land in southwest Spokane is making its way through City Hall, as its developer seeks permission to divide 83 acres of …

South Hill Goodwill Store

The Goodwill Store on 27th Avenue on the South Hill has been undergoing renovation and expansion construction project

Stone Apple Band

Old high school rivals are coming together for a night as the Stone Apple Band.

Vietnam Veterans of America meet in Spokane

About 1200 members of the Vietnam Veterans of America are converging on Spokane this week for the VVA’s national convention at the Spokane Convention Center. Tuesday afternoon, some of the …

WHO confirms first Ebola case in Goma, the capital city of North Kivu province, Congo

With Ebola reaching Congo’s eastern city of Goma, authorities are tracking down bus passengers who rode with a pastor who became the first confirmed case in the regional capital. Dr. …

Then and now: Jacobsen’s Bakery’s new bread trucks

Jacobsen’s Bakery, founded by Olaf Jacobsen in 1889, was a Spokane fixture for almost a century. Their new bread trucks are shown in 1956.

Spokatopia SUP Cup

Paddle board race paticipants in the recreational, children’s and elite divisions compete Sunday, July 14, 2019 at Boulder Beach.

Lights for Liberty protest

Protesters gather during a “Lights for Liberty” vigil on Friday, July 12, 2019, at Riverfront Park in Spokane, Washington.

Annual Cheney Rodeo Parade

The annual Cheney Rodeo Parade through downtown Cheney was held Saturday, July 13, 2019.

Northwest Passages Book Club focuses on food

The Spokesman-Review’s Northwest Passages Book Club featured chefs Anita M. Lo and Mareya Ibrahim, documentary filmmaker Joanna James and Spokane entrepreneur Deborah Di Bernardo at Crave Food and Drink Celebration …

Tropical Barry bears down on the Gulf of Mexico

Go or stay? It is a question people in and around New Orleans ask themselves every time a threatening storm lurks in the Gulf: a major hurricane like Katrina, which …

Tony Bamonte (1942-2019)

Tony Bamonte, a prolific local historian and the three-term Pend Oreille County sheriff and who unearthed evidence of a police cover-up in the murder of the Newport town marshall 54 …

Heavy Metal Knitting world championship

Teams compete in the first Heavy Metal Knitting world championship, Thursday, July 11, 2019, in Joensuu, Finland. With stage names such as ‘Woolfumes,’ ‘Bunny Bandit’ and ‘9” Needles,’ the goal …

New Orleans braces for tropical storm

Thousands of Louisianans broke out sandbags or fled to higher ground Thursday as Tropical Storm Barry threatened to turn into the first hurricane of the season and blow ashore with …

Family storytime with Gonzaga basketball players

Texas A&M-transfer Admon Gilder and incoming freshman Drew Timme from Texas participated in Family Storytime at the South Hill library.

Sensory garden near Liberty Lake City Hall

Liberty Lake has a small sensory garden near City Hall that includes a memorial to the Steve Liberty, who first settled in the area.

Inland Northwest Flower Farmers Market

This is the first year for the Inland Northwest Flower Farmers Market. They are a co-op with 23 wholesale flower growers. Each member has a booth and a different selection …

H. Ross Perot (1930-2019)

H. Ross Perot, the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who rose from a childhood of Depression-era poverty and twice ran for president as a third-party candidate, has died. He was 89.

New Spokesman-Review printing plant

The first of 44 concrete panels were tilted into position to create the new Spokesman-Review printing plant on East Euclid Ave. in Spokane Valley on Tuesday. The 65,000 square-foot plant, …

Ketchikan Indian Community and Nüüm Na Waalt culture camps

This year was the first time the Ketchikan Indian Community and Nüüm Na Waalt culture camps joined together for the event and a seven-night campout on the Hemlock Island near …

Mud Day in Michigan

Children participate in Mud Day at the Nankin Mills Park, Tuesday, July 9, 2019, in Westland, Mich. The annual day is for kids 12 years old and younger. While parents …

Principals build Adams Elementary playground

100 of the nation’s school principals came together on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, to build a playground at Adams Elementary School in Spokane, Washington. The community service is part of …

Knight’s Diner in Spokane

Knight’s Diner owners Vicki and Deral Green are selling Knight’s Diner after more than 30 years of ownership.