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Historical photos of the Hanford nuclear reservation

These are historical photos of the Hanford nuclear reservation in Central Washington that was part of the U.S. government’s Manhatten Project.

STA Plaza remodel

The STA Plaza has undergone a $4.95 million renovation to its interior. All the second floor STA and business related activities have been move to the first floor.

Bloomsday 2017

2017 is the 41st anniversary of Bloomsday. 38,748 runners turned out, Sunday, May 7, 2017.

Former Spokane Mayor David Rodgers memorial service

Former Spokane Mayor David Rodgers was remembered Saturday as a man with a fondness for his morning bowl of Wheaties, tennis and time with his family at his lake cabin.

82nd Annual Junior Livestock Show

Some 510 participants and 762 lambs, goats cattle and swine are being shown and then sold on Saturday, at the 82nd Annual Junior Livestock Show at the Spokane County Fair …

Amtrak’s Empire Builder

Amtrak’s Empire Builder is among 15 long-distance train routes threatened by $2.4 billion in cuts to transportation infrastructure under the Trump administration’s latest budget proposals.

Double J Dog Ranch, a sanctuary for special needs animals.

Double J Dog Ranch, a sanctuary for special needs animals.

Franklin Elementary

Franklin Elementary has a last tour prior to a big remodeling makeover upheaval that will put teachers and kids out of Jefferson for a year-plus until the new Franklin is …

BNSF train derailment south of Cocolalla Lake

A BNSF train carrying corn derailed Monday morning in Bonner County, south of Sandpoint. The crash was reported just after 6 a.m., south of Cocolalla Lake, according to Bonner County …

U.S. Pavilion in Riverfront Park

Last week, the City of Spokane Parks and Recreation Department announced that Garco Construction, NAC Architecture and Berger Partnership together with Marc Fornes/THEVERYMANY won the $14.5 million contract to design …

Mike Lowry (1939-2017)

Mike Lowry, a Democrat who served in Congress for a decade before ultimately being elected governor in 1992, died Monday following complications from a stroke, according to a news release …

Double J Dog Ranch, a sanctuary for special needs animals.

Double J Dog Ranch, a sanctuary for special needs animals.

Law Day Naturalization Ceremony

One hundred and three people representing 41 countries were sworn in as new American citizens by Chief United State District Judge Thomas O. Rice, May 1, 2017, at CenterPlace in …

Coeur d’Alene Elks Building

Coeur d’Alene’s old Elks building was a downtown eyesore, with broken windows and peeling green trim. But Nick Smoot admired the “good bones” of the rectangular brick structure at 418 …

The Spokane Youth Symphony

The Spokane Youth Symphony practices before a performance at the Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox in Spokane on Sunday, April 30, 2017.

Vacation rentals in Idaho

Idaho has a new law to govern how short-term vacation rentals, like those marketed on Airbnb and other services, are regulated and taxed, and it may bring peace in a …

Drs. Forrest and Pamela Bird estate sale and auction.

Drs. Forrest and Pamela Bird estate sale and auction at the Bird Aviation Museum and Invention Center in Sagle on Saturday, April 29, 2017.

Kendall Yards development

Jim Frank’s Kendall Yards development arose from vision, patience and luck.

Friends of the Davenport

Former Mayor of Spokane Sheri Barnard led the long battle to save the Davenport Hotel. John Reed, the hotel’s 87-year-old doorman, first met Louis Davenport when he was 13 years …

Vans Custom Culture Art Competition

Shoe designs from Central Valley High School’s entries into Vans Custom Culture art competition photographed on Wednesday, April 26, 2017.

Davenport Hotel historical photos

The Davenport Hotel opened in September 1914. It was the culmination of many years of planning by restaurateur Louis Davenport.

Davenport Hotel present day

The historic Davenport Hotel in downtown Spokane, Wash., was open in 1914. The hotel is named after Louis Davenport, it first first owner and overseer of the project.

Inventor’s Challenge

Inventor’s Challenge at Makerspace/Gizmo in Coeur d’Alene on Wednesday, April 26, 2017.

North Spokane nuisance home shuttered

A well-known “nuisance home” in North Spokane was shuttered Tuesday morning – its windows and doors boarded up and its occupants forced to leave – after decades of complaints from …

Aaron Castilla 21-year-old fiddling & mandolin bluegrass sensation

Aaron Castilla is a 21-year-old fiddling and mandolin bluegrass sensation who lives in Spokane Valley. Later this month he leaves for California where he’s landed a gig with a respected …

Pink Ribbon Run

Every Woman Can, a breast cancer charity that picks up where the Susan G. Komen Foundation left off when the local chapter dissolved recently, put on its first large event, …

Valley Fire Open House

Valley Fire Open House on Saturday, April 22, 2017.

Tea Time and Tiaras Royal Tea Party

Part of the Lilac Festival schedule of events is a tea for young girls who are treated to a royal outing to meet the Lilac Royal Court and take part …

Science March

Science march in Spokane on Saturday, April 22, 2017.

Seattle Police Officers Shot

Two Seattle Police officers were shot and wounded while responding to a robbery on April 20, 2017.