Stories tagged: spokane convention center
UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019, 9:31 p.m.
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, 5 a.m.
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, 10:45 a.m.
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, 8:44 p.m.
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, 10:52 p.m.
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, 8:50 p.m.
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, 10:09 p.m.
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, 10:23 p.m.
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, 10:24 a.m.
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, 11:05 p.m.
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, 10:51 p.m.
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, 3:26 p.m.
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, 11:26 p.m.
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, 9:23 a.m.
The fundraiser benefits Spokane Hearing Oral Program of Excellence, or HOPE.
UPDATED: Thu., June 21, 2018, 11:39 a.m.
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, 9:01 p.m.
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, 8:11 p.m.
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, 10:27 p.m.
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, 9:12 p.m.
Knights and swords and New Year’s, oh my.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 9:42 p.m.
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, 7:22 p.m.
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, 7:46 p.m.
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 …
UPDATED: Thu., June 1, 2017, 2:25 p.m.
Lilac City Comicon, now a two-day event, celebrates artists and writers from the Pacific Northwest.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 5, 2017, 10:41 p.m.
The Spokane Ag Expo is one of the largest agriculture trade shows in the Pacific Northwest, with more than 6,000 people expected to attend this year’s 40th annual event.
Sat., May 7, 2016, 12:40 p.m.
More than 3,000 people are waiting at the Spokane Convention Center to hear Donald Trump less than a week before he became the presumptive Republican nominee for president. Crowds outside, …
Sat., May 7, 2016, 11:05 a.m.
Many of those waiting in line outside the Spokane Convention Center on Saturday to catch a glimpse of the man likely to carry the mantle of the Republican party in …
UPDATED: Sat., May 7, 2016, 11:30 a.m.
Donald Trump’s campaign has reserved and paid for two halls at the Spokane Convention Center, room for more than 5,000 supporters, for a Saturday rally.
Fri., May 6, 2016, 5:01 p.m.
When Donald Trump arrives in Spokane on Saturday, presumably by landing at the airport aboard the Boeing-built 757 jet he calls Trump Force One, the city will be ready for …