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Hoopfest: Smack Talk, Big Sexy and JR Camel

Hoopfest is where the community gathers to celebrate each other. Overwhelmingly, the streets of Spokane end up with competitors from all walks of life grateful for the experience.

Gratitude, ‘the greatest of virtues,’ improves your life

Four Inland Northwest residents discuss the role of gratitude in their lives. It helps them recognize the kindness of others, promotes forgiveness, makes them aware of others’ needs and brings …

Haroutunian joins Vestal for reading at Auntie’s

New York writer Nicole Haroutunian, whose story collection “Speed Dreaming” has been widely praised, will be in Spokane this week for a reading at Auntie’s Bookstore. Haroutunian’s work has appeared …

The Heart is the Door

Presumably we had driven 12 hours to see Expo ’74, but as we crossed plains and topped mountains my father’s face seemed to grow heavy and on the final span …

The power of forgiveness

The end of love isn’t the end of a story by Shann Ray Ferch. In the new story he’ll read tonight in Spokane, love comes first. Then comes hatred, then …

Book Notes: Sedaris set for Auntie’s appearance

The David Sedaris reading-and-signing zoo comes to Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave., on Thursday, 7 p.m. He’ll be reading from his latest book, “Squirrel Meets Chipmunk,” now available in …

Book Notes: Pendo mightier than Sonnets

We are pleased to announce that the Spokane Dirty Realists (featuring authors Sherman Alexie, Jess Walter and Shann Ray Ferch) soundly defeated the Moscow SuperSonnets, 101-77, at HooPalousa at the …

Book Notes: Ferch scores big with debut collection

Shann Ray Ferch, a Gonzaga University professor writing under the pen name Shann Ray, releases his debut short-story collection “American Masculine” (Graywolf Press, $15) on Tuesday. It’s already getting high …