Stories tagged: spokane convention center
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 23, 2020
The catwalk was a more appropriate place for a pooch on Sunday afternoon at the Spokane Convention Center.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 20, 2020
Several thousand people took part in a rally and march Monday morning in Spokane to honor King’s legacy and remind the community that the fight for civil rights is far …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 19, 2020
The five-day National RV Show started Thursday and has brought thousands of people to the Spokane Convention Center to see the latest in recreational vehicles, from travel trailers and toy …
Mon., Nov. 25, 2019
The original Spokane Convention Center has expanded to encompass an area of the riverside that was formerly a Great Northern rail yard, and later popular restaurant C.I. Shenanigans.
Fri., Nov. 8, 2019
“Why can’t we live in harmony with each other and accept each other, even if we have a different religion?” So Holocaust survivor Eva Schloss asked over 2,700 people gathered …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 4, 2019
Appearing publicly in Spokane for the second time in as many days, the associate editor of the Washington Post said the lessons of Watergate in the Trump presidency are not …
UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019
Supreme Court justices are aware of how decisions made along partisan lines can damage the credibility of the institution, Justice Elena Kagan said Thursday at a judicial conference at the …
Sat., June 1, 2019
Creatures, comics and cosplay: Lilac City Comicon’s larger and larger crowds put founder on firm footing
Lilac City Comicon is big enough now that it requires space at the Spokane Convention Center, but its humble roots can be traced back to 2006, when a transplant from …
Thu., May 30, 2019
Both will participate in spotlight panels during the convention, Saturday and Sunday at the Spokane Convention Center.
UPDATED: Mon., March 25, 2019
Front & Center: Visit Spokane’s new leader seeks to enhance metro area’s appeal as a destination city
Meg Winchester, who became president and CEO of Visit Spokane in late January, is focusing on put the Lilac City on the map as a destination for tourists and convention …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 24, 2019
At the annual Great Outdoors & Bike Expo, people from across the Spokane area who have been cooped up inside all winter had a chance to try their favorite outdoor …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 8, 2019
The mayor spoke about areas of agreement between the executive and legislative branches of government and how investments made now on streets, police and housing should pay dividends for generations.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 21, 2019
Two-and-a-half-year-old Aveline Jones plodded in her yellow shoes, pink pants and black coat with her hand firmly in her mother’s grasp Monday as they joined about 3,000 other marchers to …
Wed., Dec. 5, 2018
“Opening Act” is the title of the new installation that greets visitors outside the theater doors of the First Interstate Center for the Arts.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018
Police arrested an apparently homeless man from Utah Tuesday who is suspected of randomly stabbing three people, sending two to the hospital with serious injuries.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 12, 2018
Putin, political gridlock and Ronald Reagan’s squirrels: Colin Powell shares musings, anecdotes at Whitworth forum
Colin Powell remembers the last day he served as secretary of state: Jan. 26, 2005. He got the news that he was being replaced by Condoleezza Rice while he was …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 9, 2018
Members of the hatemongering Westboro Baptist Church plan to demonstrate at several locations in Spokane on Thursday and Friday, including Lewis and Clark High School, Gonzaga University and the Spokane …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 3, 2018
The 2019 USA Roller Sports National Championships will bring about 3,000 contestants to the Spokane Convention Center next summer for nearly a month of youth and adult competitions, generating about …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 2, 2018
Vice President Mike Pence called U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers “one of the most important voices in Washington, D.C.” during a campaign luncheon for the Republican congresswoman Tuesday afternoon at …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 3, 2018
It was Vice President Mike Pence who visited Spokane on Tuesday. But the focus of protesters outside his campaign fundraiser for U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers was his boss.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 1, 2018
The vice president, a former colleague of McMorris Rodgers in the U.S. House of Representatives, will speak at an afternoon fundraiser at the Spokane Convention Center. Tickets to the event …
Mon., Oct. 1, 2018
The fundraiser benefits Spokane Hearing Oral Program of Excellence, or HOPE.
UPDATED: Thu., June 21, 2018
An event that falls somewhere between the 2016 Oregon standoff and the movie “Matrix” kicks off Thursday at the Spokane Convention Center with the premier of a movie honoring slain …
UPDATED: Sun., June 3, 2018
Sunday at the convention, while slower and more laid back than Saturday’s affair, still saw hundreds of people passing through to look at comic books, buy art for their walls, …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 25, 2018
For the thousands who passed through the Spokane Convention Center over the weekend to check out this year’s Great Outdoors and Bike Expo, it didn’t matter it was 30 degrees …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018
A year after the Women’s March brought an estimated 8,000 people to downtown Spokane following President Donald Trump’s inauguration, organizers expect a smaller, less politically charged affair this time.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 31, 2017
Knights and swords and New Year’s, oh my.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 9, 2017
Spokane police are investigating a woman’s claim that she was violently raped at a bus stop in downtown Spokane Saturday night.
Wed., Oct. 25, 2017
Curran, 50, who started her career in the district managing the catering services at the INB Performing Arts Center, will take over for longtime executive Kevin Twohig, who announced his …
UPDATED: Mon., July 17, 2017
Kevin Twohig is retiring after 16 years as the chief executive officer of the Spokane Public Facilities District, which owns and operates the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena, the Spokane Convention …