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UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 15, 2019, 7:28 p.m.

Salvation Army objects to Stuckart’s concerns about group’s treatment of LGBT community

In response to concerns Spokane City Council President Ben Stuckart expressed Wednesday about discrimination against the LGBT community at a new city-funded shelter, the Salvation Army said it doesn’t discriminate …


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 3, 2018, 4:56 p.m.

Salvation Army finds solid gold coin in Christmas collection kettle in Spokane

The coin was discovered Thursday morning, wrapped in a $100 bill, according to the news release. It was also accompanied by an anonymous letter.


Rob Curley: Come help us close out the Kettle Kickoff charity drive – we’ve got ‘Olaf’ your Christmas cheer right here

Last year, our newspaper was asked to participate in the Salvation Army’s Kettle Kickoff. We were all ready. But I was especially ready. Dressed as Santa, the generosity I saw …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 15, 2018, 5:47 p.m.

Salvation Army school backpack giveaway helps 4,000 Spokane children; 1,000 backpacks remain

As her 9-year-old daughter’s legs sagged under her new backpack and school supplies, a big weight was lifted from Erica Durbin’s shoulders.


Nampa Salvation Army’s rapid rehousing program houses 20 families since fall launch

A rapid rehousing program started by the Salvation Army Nampa Corps has housed 20 families since it launched last fall.


Salvation Army ‘blessed’ with bigger building

Attendees at the ribbon cutting ceremony for Salvation Army’s new building in Washougal whooped and applauded Saturday as members of the nonprofit and community lauded the efforts it took to …


Anonymous donor puts $10K in Portland kettle

An anonymous donor put $10,000 in a Salvation Army kettle in Portland.


Salvation Army needs volunteers for Christmas Adopt a Family

The Salvation Army is asking for volunteer donors for its annual Christmas Adopt a Family program


Salvation Army kettle campaign launches Friday

The Salvation Army will ring in the holiday season Friday with the launch of its annual red kettle campaign.


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 10:38 p.m.

Salvation Army hands out thousands of back-to-school kits for its eighth year

For its eighth year, the Salvation Army has distributed backpacks and school supplies to Spokane families in need.


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 5:30 p.m.

Back-to-school events offer help for families gearing up for classes

School days are right around the corner, triggering several events focused on helping parents outfit their children with appropriate supplies, clothes and community resources.


New Spokane County mumps cases prompt free vaccine clinic

Nine people in Spokane County have been diagnosed with mumps, prompting the Spokane Regional Health District to offer a free vaccination clinic Jan. 11.


Anonymous donor puts $10,000 check in Salvation Army kettle

A donor who wishes to remain anonymous dropped a $10,000 check into a Salvation Army kettle in western Pennsylvania.


Gold coins found in Salvation Army kettles around region

A Salvation Army worker has found a gold coin amid contributions collected in Montana.


Kids in need enjoy Christmas cheer thanks to Kalispels, Salvation Army

Morgan Theobald wants spy equipment for Christmas. In fact, when she grows up, she’d like to join the ranks of James Bond and Ethan Hunt in international espionage. Why?


$96,002 and counting: Big donor dropping many wads of $100 bills in Salvation Army kettles in Minnesota

Fat wads of $100 bills are showing up yet again in Salvation Army red kettles in the Twin Cities, and officials with the charity said Wednesday they remain stumped about …


Community tackles homelessness

But the community is in the midst of a robust response to the problem of homelessness, and keeping the shelters open continuously is part of the plan.


Salvation Army hiring Red Kettle Bell ringers for holiday season

The Salvation Army in Spokane is hiring Red Kettle Bell ringers for the holiday season.


Salvation Army hiring for children supervisors

The Salvation Army is hiring part-time, non-exempt visitation monitors who can provide supervision of visits between children and their parents at the Salvation Army campus, 222 E. Indiana Ave.


For 125 years, the Salvation Army has aimed to do “the most good” in Spokane

First “Salvationists” arrived in Spokane on Aug. 22, 1891. The corp will make the occasion with a dinner at the site of their former local offices.


100 years ago in Spokane: Indians outfielder had league-leading record

A reporter and photographer spent a jolly – although bittersweet – afternoon at the Salvation Army Home for Women and Maternity Hospital, at 3422 W. Garland.


Warming center will open tonight

The Salvation Army will opening its warming center for the first time this season tonight.


Then & Now: Hardware was start of something big for outdoorsman

Few have left a bigger mark on Spokane County than John T. Little, a young man who arrived in Spokane in 1902 with just a few dollars in his pocket …


Use of warming center increases fivefold

More than 660 homeless people in Spokane took advantage of the Salvation Army’s consolidated warming center from November through February. Unlike past years when warming centers were opened at 20 …


Christmas is the gift for families in need

Sandy Steenhard took a break from her job on Monday morning to tend to some important family business. She turned out for the Salvation Army’s annual Adopt-a-Family program in which …


Salvation Army finds gold coin in store kettle for sixth year in row

For the sixth year in a row, an anonymous donor has dropped a 1-ounce gold piece wrapped in a $100 bill into a Salvation Army kettle at the Wandermere Fred …


Huckleberries: Police blotter writer worthy of praise

Whoever wrote the blotter report for the Post Falls Police Department on Thursday is a kindred spirit of Huckleberries. One brief report told of a woman and her roommate who …


Salvation Army red kettle theft arrest made

A man suspected of a brazen theft of a Salvation Army red kettle from a bell ringer in Post Falls was arrested Wednesday in Spokane. Meanwhile, Spokane police said they …


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 3, 2014, 9:40 p.m.

Third Salvation Army kettle reported stolen, one suspected kettle thief arrested

A man suspected of a brazen theft of a Salvation Army red kettle from a bell ringer in Post Falls was arrested Wednesday in Spokane. Meanwhile, Spokane police said they …


Thieves steal kettles, cash from bell ringers

An unknown amount of money and a great deal of holiday cheer were stolen when two Salvation Army kettles were taken from bell ringers outside grocery stores in the Inland …