Stories tagged: Steve Gleason
Thu., Aug. 8, 2019, 2 p.m.
Delbert and Left Hand Smoke also perform at the festival, inspired by Spokane’s Steve Gleason, at Riverfront Park on Saturday.
UPDATED: Mon., June 24, 2019, 10:33 a.m.
The Grizzled Mighty, Delbert and Left Hand Smoke will also take the Lilac Bowl Amphitheater stage in Riverfront Park during Gleason Fest on Aug. 10.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 4:38 p.m.
As the New Orleans Saints go for another Super Bowl title, Steve Gleason is along for the ride – the perfect beacon for a city that knows about emerging from …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 7:52 p.m.
President Donald Trump has signed legislation to award former New Orleans Saints and Washington State football player Steve Gleason the Congressional Gold Medal.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 20, 2018, 8:27 p.m.
The House of Representatives gives unanimous approval to honoring Spokane native Steve Gleason with Congressional Gold Medal.
Sun., Oct. 28, 2018, 4:15 a.m.
Here are Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ recent bills that became law and her votes on high-profile legislation
The fourth-ranking Republican in the House of Representatives is touting a historically proficient record in this Congress, pointing to six legislative actions she’s worked to get signed into law at …
Thu., Aug. 9, 2018, 5:30 p.m.
“When I was diagnosed with ALS, I told our family and friends that I wanted to continue doing the things I love, with the people I love. Gleason Fest is …
Thu., Aug. 9, 2018, 5:30 p.m.
Deep Sea Diver and Electric Son will also perform at the festival, which benefits ALS awareness.
UPDATED: Thu., July 12, 2018, 5:02 p.m.
Blind Pilot, Joseph, Deep Sea Divers, Shook Twins and Electric Son will perform Aug. 11.
Tue., May 15, 2018, 10:01 a.m.
Gleason Fest will be held at the Lilac Bowl Amphitheater at Riverfront Park on Aug. 11.
UPDATED: Thu., April 12, 2018, 9:14 p.m.
Federal lawmakers from Louisiana and Washington have submitted legislation to award former New Orleans Saints and Washington State football player Steve Gleason the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian honor …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 7:54 p.m.
When Washington State University selects its recipient for the Regents’ Distinguished Alumnus Award, the goal is to find someone “who has made significant contributions to society and, through his or …
Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 1 p.m.
The quintet, which relocated from Alaska in 2013, will perform at Gleason Fest and the Tinnabulation Music Festival. Their songs “Smile” and “Chicago” were recently featured on an episode of …
UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017, 4:50 p.m.
The London Souls, Lavoy and Hey! Is For Horses will also play the annual festival.
UPDATED: Fri., May 5, 2017, 9:44 p.m.
Tony Hazel was sworn in as Spokane County’s newest Superior Court judge.
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 4:22 p.m.
Thu., Aug. 4, 2016, 7 p.m.
“Gleason,” the intimate documentary about former NFL linebacker and Spokane native Steve Gleason’s battle with Lou Gehrig’s disease, opens nationwide this weekend after a successful festival run, which included a …
Thu., Aug. 4, 2016, 7 p.m.
The first thing Steve Gleason did after learning he was succumbing to Lou Gehrig’s disease was turn on his camera. The former NFL safety was diagnosed with ALS in 2011, …
Thu., Aug. 4, 2016, 1:31 p.m.
The documentary “Gleason” opens this week in Spokane-area theaters. In the film, Steve Gleason, the former Gonzaga Prep and Washington State football star, shares his journey of struggling with amyotrophic …
Wed., Aug. 3, 2016, 10:29 p.m.
Prominent Washington State booster Glenn Osterhout donated $250,000 to rename the football operation building’s penthouse recruiting center after Steve Gleason, the former Cougars football player and current ALS champion.
Wed., Oct. 21, 2015, 12:06 p.m.
Gonzaga Prep plans to figuratively paint the bleachers with the retired number of Bullpup alum Steve Gleason.
Fri., July 31, 2015
It’s all stars and charred wood at Republic Pi, the new pizza place on Spokane’s South Hill. Applewood stacked inside circular shelving feeds the fire in the open kitchen. Walls …
Sun., July 5, 2015
Former football star Steve Gleason “always wanted to inspire people,” says his stepmother, Jackie. A little perspiration is good too, Jackie reasoned. For the third straight year, she and other …
Tue., March 31, 2015
Thousands of Americans diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease face the possibility of losing access to their communication technology when making frequent visits to the hospital. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers said …
Fri., Nov. 28, 2014
PULLMAN – Steve Gleason will be inducted into the Washington State Athletic Hall of Fame tomorrow as the sole member of the 2014 class. The unprecedented move of recognizing just …
Thu., Nov. 27, 2014, 5:11 p.m.
Steve Gleason will be inducted into the Washington State Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday as the sole member of the 2014 class.
Sun., Nov. 2, 2014
@TeamGleason 2 good wins last night. The Saints over Carolina, &… the mighty Bullpups of Gonzaga Prep over Ferris (4OT) to win the GSL title. Again -SG @Buster_ESPN It’s hard …
Sun., Sept. 14, 2014
@ TeamGleason People often say growing old sucks. I will be happy to grow old. #NoWhiteFlags – SG @1JessWalter UW 52-EWU 45, 4th quarter. UW athletics budget $92 million. EWU …
Sun., Aug. 24, 2014
The third annual Gleason Fest in downtown Spokane on Saturday may have been a block party with music, food and beer, but it was a block party with a purpose. …
Sun., Aug. 3, 2014
Friday: The Cougars will induct one person into their athletic Hall of Fame in 2014. Just one.