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Monroe Street Project

The $7.1 miilion, 5-month road construction project re-opened to motorists, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, in Spokane, Wash. The project included a “road diet”-slimming down from 5 lanes to 3, new …

Women bring high intensity to gyms

Spokane’s all-women crossfit gym, Farmgirlfit, caters to women of all ages, ranging from college students to seniors, but is especially friendly toward moms, with free childcare during the hour-long workouts. …

First day of kindergarten at Cooper Elementary School

Cooper Elementary School welcomed new students Wednesday.

Spokane County Interstate Fair preparation

Folks at Spokane County Interstate Fair prepare on Thursday, September 6, for opening day on Friday, September 7.

Spokane Handweavers’ Guild

Spokane Handweavers’ Guild celebrates 70 years,

Tropical Storm Gordon

A child died when a tree fell onto a mobile home in Florida late Tuesday as Tropical Storm Gordon made landfall just west of the Alabama-Mississippi border.

First day of kindergarten

Cooper Elementary School welcomed new students Wednesday.

Gordon aims to hit Gulf Coast as hurricane after nightfall

Coastal residents from Florida to Louisiana hustled to prepare for a deluge as Tropical Storm Gordon grew stronger on a path to hit the central U.S. Gulf Coast as a …

Spokane Symphony’s Labor Day Concert

Staking out a spot before the annual Spokane Symphony’s Labor Day Concert in Comstock Park can be serious business.

Then and Now: Desert Caravan Inn

The Dessert family, in the hotel business since 1885, built the 47-unit motel Desert Caravan Inn on the Sunset Highway in 1951.

Spokane golfers will fund improvements to irrigation systems

The Spokane City Council this week approved the first of three anticipated loans that will be paid back to the city from fees charged golfers at the four municipal courses. …

Washington to say goodbye to late Sen. John McCain

The six-term Republican senator, who lived and worked in the nation’s capital over four decades, will lie in state under the U.S. Capitol rotunda Friday for a ceremony and public …

Mourners gather for Aretha Franklin’s funeral

Pink Cadillacs filled the street early Friday outside Detroit’s Greater Grace Temple, and hundreds of fans lined up as they awaited the funeral of Aretha Franklin, who was dressed in …

Roosevelt Elementary first day of school

At Roosevelt Elementary, the first day of school was as shiny and new as a fire truck. And there it was Thursday morning, arriving on 14th Avenue along with hundreds …

Crime near the House of Charity

Some business owners near the House of Charity in downtown Spokane say they are fed up with crime near the shelter.

Roosevelt Elementary first day of school

At Roosevelt Elementary, the first day of school was as shiny and new as a fire truck. And there it was Thursday morning, arriving on 14th Avenue along with hundreds …

Turkeys in Spokane

Young turkeys are strutting across Spokane with the hens and toms. In some cases, a flock might consist of at least 20 young turkeys.

2018 Pig Out in The Park

2018 Pig Out in The Park in Spokane on Thursday, August 30, 2018.

Green Bluff Grange

The aging Green Bluff Grange will get much needed improvements next month with the help of local volunteers and the KXLY Extreme Team.

Stevens County Sheriff’s Office controversy

Stevens County Sheriff Kendle Allen is retiring. His chief patrol deputy and a former deputy are competing in November’s election to take his place.

Final farewells to Sen. John McCain begin at Arizona Capitol

Family, friends and constituents were gathering Wednesday at Arizona’s Capitol to pay their respects to Sen. John McCain, the first of two days of services here before he departs the …

First day of classses at East Valley Middle School

First day of classses at East Valley Middle School on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018.

Hurricane’s death toll in Puerto Rico put at nearly 3,000

Hurricane Maria killed nearly 3,000 people in Puerto Rico in the desperate, sweltering months after the storm – almost double the previous government estimate – with the elderly and impoverished …

View from The Spokesman-Review tower clock

While the clocks in the top of the Review Tower are being repaired, A view of downtown Spokane presents itself through two empty openings. Tuesday, August 28, 2018. The mechanisms …

Then and Now: 915 and 919 W. First Ave.

Two buildings, both built in 1906, on First Ave. in Spokane have been important places of business to both farmers and urban residents.

Monday morning rain

About a quarter inch of rain fell over much of Eastern Washington and North Idaho Sunday and Monday morning, clearing out smoke and dampening the thirsty landscape.

Jacksonville Landing mass shooting

Multiple people are dead, including a suspect, in what authorities called a mass shooting at a mall in downtown Jacksonville, Fla., on Sunday.

Washington wheat harvest

Tom Zwainz, left, and his son Joel Zwainz harvest wheat on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, at their farm in Reardan, Wash.

Natatorium Park

2018 marks the 50th anniversary since Natatorium Park closed, and the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture is throwing a gala tonight to commemorate the jubilee.

John McCain dies at 81

John Sidney McCain III, the maverick Republican who twice sought the presidency and served in the Senate for more than three decades after surviving brutal captivity during the Vietnam War, …