Stories tagged: prom
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 28, 2019, 9:43 a.m.
Forty local teens volunteered to model prom dresses, to raise funds for a dress exchange program that offers formal wear to teens who may not be able to afford full-priced …
Sun., May 6, 2018, 6 a.m.
When I asked readers last week to share their old photos, I was thinking of amusingly dated hairstyles and outlandish prom outfits. Then an email arrived from Barbara Hill.
UPDATED: Wed., May 2, 2018, 6:49 a.m.
For newspaper readers, there is no content quite so compelling, quite so irresistible as decades-old photos of teenagers about to traipse off to their high school proms.
Mon., April 23, 2018, 3:53 p.m.
An eastern Minnesota teen who asked her celebrity crush Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson to prom got a huge surprise when he actually responded.
Mon., June 5, 2017, 9:23 a.m.
One Philadelphia teenager’s mom took his prom to the extreme, spending $25,000 on a camel, three tons of sand and exotic cars. He brought three dates, all in custom-made gowns, …
UPDATED: Sun., May 21, 2017, 5:10 p.m.
Riverview Retirement Community in Spokane held a prom-themed dance last week for residents and employees, with plenty of reminiscing.
UPDATED: Wed., April 26, 2017, 12:44 p.m.
Prom season isn’t quite over and now there’s a new resource for young people looking who can’t afford to spend hundreds of dollars on a gown to wear one night. …
UPDATED: Wed., April 19, 2017, 11:06 p.m.
The 17-year-old Orofino teenager who ran away after his prom earlier this week died Wednesday afternoon after a car crash on Sunny Side Bench Road near Lenore, Idaho.
Wed., April 19, 2017, noon
Spokane organization donates fashionable prom dresses and gowns to young women in need
UPDATED: Tue., April 18, 2017, 11:10 p.m.
At an Edmonton concert, the singer-songwriter recorded a promposal video.
Mon., June 6, 2016, 10:28 a.m.
A teenager was sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison for fatally stabbing a classmate after she turned down his invitation to the junior prom.
Sun., May 3, 2015, 10:25 a.m.
Ten Mt. Spokane High School students nearly missed prom – perhaps deservedly – when they got stuck in an elevator. The group was in the elevator after finishing dinner at …
Sun., May 3, 2015
Tyrus Goldsworthy had it planned for weeks. He would have roses at the ready, play George Strait’s “Check Yes or No” and enlist the help of his youth group at …
Sat., May 2, 2015, 10:15 p.m.
Ten Mt. Spokane High School students nearly missed prom – perhaps deservedly – when they got stuck in an elevator.
Sun., May 19, 2013
Don and Erlene Clifton’s business, Celestial Selections, is cruising through its busy time of year. The Spokane Valley couple has operated the wedding and prom-fashion retail store the past 13 …
Sun., May 5, 2013
When Dave Snyder and Barbara Kolbet were seniors at North Central High School in 1971, she turned him down for a date to the prom. She wanted to be faithful …
Sun., April 28, 2013
The prom is making a big comeback. The recession forced parents and teens to cut back on spending for the annual high school dance, but wallets are finally opening again.
Sun., May 6, 2012
A group of teens gathered Saturday to get gussied up for prom. The room filled with the sound of chatter as they browsed racks of evening gowns. They got their …
Thu., March 29, 2012
In the romantic comedy “27 Dresses,” a young woman has been a bridesmaid 27 times. One at a time she puts on the gowns, in a rainbow of colors and …
Thu., May 12, 2011
There has already been a flood of girls looking for beautiful dresses, but then there was a real flood. When Julianne Sullivan arrived at Julianne’s Prom Closet early Monday morning, …
Thu., Feb. 25, 2010
The prom is back on track at Mt. Spokane High School. Earlier this year, the senior class discovered it had lost a $2,150 deposit when The Sapphire Room unexpectedly went …
Sun., May 18, 2008
Parents planning to host post-prom or graduation drinking parties should make other plans. Even though it’s legal for kids to drink in private homes with their parents present, it’s not …