Stories tagged: Spokane County Interstate Fair
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 17, 2019, 11:23 a.m.
The Spokane County Interstate Fair broke records again, surpassing 200,000 ticket sales for the second time in as many years.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 17, 2019, 4:37 p.m.
A comfort dog named Marie has received more than 2,000 hours of training and is just shy of a month on the job, but complaints of its aggressive behavior at …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 16, 2019, 12:11 p.m.
Mutton Bustin’ may not be bull riding, but that clearly didn’t matterto the roaring crowds and child contestants hoping for a chance at sheep riding glory at the Spokane County …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 14, 2019, 7:03 p.m.
Kira Bates, 19, has raised a lot of animals. One of her favorites is a 6-month-old Nigerian dwarf goat named Koala Bear. “I’ve had champions before, but they were ones …
Fri., Sept. 13, 2019, 5 a.m.
High divers at Spokane County Interstate Fair have a healthy dose of respect for their daredevil routine
The high divers of the Sinbad the Pirate High Dive Show, which is at the fair this week, have a healthy dose of respect for the dangerousness that underlies their …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 11, 2019, 11:10 p.m.
Classic rock filled the night Wednesday. But the only remaining original member of Foreigner sat out the Spokane County Interstate Fair.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 10, 2019, 10:12 p.m.
It was notably quiet at the Spokane County Interstate Fair on Tuesday, and that wasn’t an accident. It was the fair’s first sensory day: a day devoted to turning down …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 10, 2019, 7:56 p.m.
When Foreigner takes the Grandstand stage at the Spokane County Interstate Fair on Wednesday, it will feel like the first time. Which is appropriate, considering that it will be the …
Mon., Sept. 9, 2019, 4 a.m.
Eastern Washington’s rich farming heritage can still be found on display at Spokane County Interstate Fair.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 9, 2019, 6:43 a.m.
For the second year in a row, The Spokesman-Review’s popular Northwest Passages book club and community forum series is hosting a stage at the fair. Only this time, they gave …
Sun., Sept. 8, 2019, 5 a.m.
‘I started my own herd’: Kids have a good time raising livestock, hard time finding buyers at Spokane fair
Spokane-area kids don’t lack enthusiasm for raising livestock but interest in their product is flagging at Spokane’s fair, where beef auction prices are lower than at other regional fairs. And …
Thu., Sept. 5, 2019, 5:25 p.m.
The fair opens Friday and continues through Sept. 15 at the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center in Spokane Valley.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 6, 2019, 9:04 a.m.
Shenandoah, whose current lineup is Marty Raybon, Mike McGuire, Travis Mobley, Brad Benge, Jamie Michael and Donnie Allen, is headlining the 2019 Spokane County Interstate Fair in Spokane Valley on …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 27, 2019, 8:47 p.m.
The Puyallup Herald reported Tuesday that the state fair, which about 1 million people attend over 20 days, will have metal detectors and mandatory bag checks for the first time …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 24, 2019, 6:55 p.m.
Shea’s former legislative aide, Rene’ Holaday, said in a Wednesday episode of her “Liberty State Radio” podcast that volunteers have begun collecting petition signatures and handing out flyers at fairs …
Thu., May 30, 2019, 5 a.m.
After 14 years in marketing at the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, Erin Gurtel has now risen to fair director.
Tue., Sept. 18, 2018
The Spokane County Interstate Fair was a gate-busting success this year with ticket sales exceeding more than 200,000 for the first time in six years.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 16, 2018, 9:42 p.m.
Patrons, participants take one last trip to fairgrounds as Spokane County Interstate Fair winds down
A novice blacksmith holds a thin steel bar over a bed of hot, refined coals. With heat and force, hammer, chisel and vise, the metal could be many things: rustic …
Thu., Sept. 13, 2018
There are more than 300 members of the Inland Empire Beekeepers Association, which has maintained a booth at the Spokane County Interstate Fair for over 25 years.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 12, 2018, 10:59 p.m.
Live from the Spokane County Interstate Fair, it’s Jeff Foxworthy!
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 12, 2018, 9:03 a.m.
Take it from those who love it most: The Spokane County Interstate Fair will grow on you – much like the pumpkins in the Agriculture Building.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 9:38 a.m.
The question smacks you in the nose when first you walk in: Which deep-fried thing will you be eating today?
Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, 1:22 p.m.
The fairest fair foods of them all: Spokane County Interstate Fair announces winners of its Best Fair Food Contest
Cinnamon Apple Fries, anyone?
Mon., Sept. 10, 2018
The group participating in the 4-H Lego contest Sunday afternoon at the Spokane County Interstate Fair may have been small, but they were enthusiastic. Three girls plunged their hands into …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 1:41 p.m.
A century and more in the making, rodeo continues to thrill crowds – and push the limits of human endurance
Despite the physicality and talent needed for rodeo, and despite fact that rodeos play on the sports cable network ESPN, and despite the steel will needed to climb aboard an …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 8:11 p.m.
As a crowd gathered in the stands around a small arena at the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 6-year-old Simeon Weins stepped into a chute, hopped onto a sheep …
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 3 p.m.
The Spokane County Interstate Fair’s grandstand stage will have a mostly country flair this year.
Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 8 a.m.
The Spokane County Interstate Fair is so close you can taste it. The corn dogs and turkey legs, elephant ears and funnel cakes, burgers, doughnuts, curly fries and such curiosities …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 29, 2018, 11:52 a.m.
The Spokane County Interstate Fair is hosting its
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 9:56 p.m.
Senate unanimously approves spending more state money on county and local fairs.