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Titanic survivor’s light-up cane goes for $62,500 at auction

A Titanic survivor’s walking stick, with an electric light she used to signal for help from a lifeboat, sold for $62,500 at an auction of maritime items, the auction house …


“The toughest guy I’d ever met”: Pearl Harbor survivor Ray Garland’s memorial shares stories of a life fully lived

Pastor Bill Hemenway said that when one looks over the first few chapters in Ray Garland’s life, “it’s more than most people get to live” in a lifetime.


Spokane area has had its share of game show contestants

From “Jeopardy!: to “The Price is Right,” the Spokane area has been represented in game shows.


Family, friends, fans welcome ‘Survivor’ contestant Kelley Wentworth back to Ephrata

Kelley Wentworth visited her hometown of Ephrata for a “Survivor” viewing party at Time Out Pizza.


Seeing stars: Looking back at some of the Spokane area’s biggest TV contestants

There have been reality stars aplenty in the Spokane-Coeur d’Alene area.


Kelley Wentworth, a farmer’s daughter from Ephrata, makes her third run at a ‘Survivor’ title

CBS’ long-running contest returns tonight for “Survivor: Edge of Extinction,” the 38th edition of the show.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 22, 2018, 6:07 p.m.

Laura Ingraham taunted David Hogg over college rejections. He just said he got into Harvard.

In mid-December, Harvard’s early-entry candidates began logging on to the application status portal to learn whether they’d been accepted to one of the world’s most prestigious universities. But for one …


UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 4:53 p.m.

Pearl Harbor survivor who pushed to identify ‘unknowns’ dies

A Pearl Harbor survivor who pushed to identify buried unknown remains from the 1941 attack has died. He was 97.


Woman swerves off cliff and survives 7 days trapped on a secluded beach

Angela Hernandez does not remember much about the accident – plummeting down an oceanside cliff in central California.


Abuse survivor finds new life, success in Pacific Northwest

Jonathan Dutson long dreamed of moving to the Pacific Northwest, where its lush greenery offered a respite from the scorching Arizona sun he grew up beneath. But Dutson was looking …


Hiroshima bombing survivors reflect on the tragedy

Yoshie Nordling is a survivor of one of only two nuclear bombs used in warfare. She was 12 years old when Americans dropped a 9,000-pound atomic weapon on Hiroshima.


UPDATED: Sun., March 11, 2018, 9:45 p.m.

This Nagasaki bomb survivor visits Hanford. ‘Do you understand my heart?’

Mitsugi Moriguchi stepped inside Hanford’s historic B Reactor on Friday, nearly every inch of his body covered in gear designed to protect against radiation. The memories of 72 years ago …


Man survives as plane breaks up in Enumclaw crash

Authorities say a man survived when his single-engine plane broke into several pieces upon crashing in a wooded gully near Enumclaw.


Young breast cancer survivors fight to be seen

Valerie Bunt doesn’t look like your typical breast cancer survivor.


Outrage after ‘Survivor’outing: ‘Why haven’t you told anyone here you’re transgender?’

Super fans of “Survivor,” the hit reality TV game show that demands its contestants “outwit,” “outplay” and “outlast” each other, have spent 34 seasons forgiving the dirty tactics of those …


‘Survivor’ contestant outs fellow competitor as transgender

Jeff Varner made accusations of “a deception” before revealing that Zeke Smith is transgender on the episode. Varner was immediately criticized by other players. He repeatedly apologized, but was voted …


Central Valley graduate ‘Troyzan’ competes on ‘Survivor’ for second time

Spokane Valley native Troyzan is back on “Survivor” hoping this is the time he wins $1 million


Sailing away: ‘Survivor’ contestant using his ‘life changing’ experience to pursue new dreams

Taylor Lee Stocker pursuing dreams after stint on “Survivor”


Former ‘Survivor’ contestant gets prison for child porn

Michael Skupin, a former contestant of the CBS TV show “Survivor,” has been sentenced to at least a year in prison for possessing child pornography.


Central Valley grad Taylor Stocker a contestant on new season of ‘Survivor’ on CBS

Taylor Stocker, was raised in Liberty Lake and is now a resident of Post Falls, grew up watching “Survivor.” Now he’s among the millennial contestants in the series’ “millennials vs. …


Survivor of Seattle shooting out of intensive care

SEATTLE — The only survivor of last week’s Seattle cafe shooting that left four people dead has been moved out of intensive care at Harborview Medical Center.


CV grad voted off Survivor island

Swimsuit photographer and Spokane Valley native Troy Robertson lost his bid to become the next reality TV millionaire but managed to build an international fan base along the way.


CV grad appears on new season of ‘Survivor’

When the new season of CBS’ hit show “Survivor” debuts on Feb. 15, special Spokane viewing parties are already planned. Why? Because Central Valley High School class of 1979 graduate …


Marine Took Lickin’ But Thanks To His Watch, Coveralls, Luck, He’s Still Ticking

Zachary Mayo came home to the Silver Valley on Wednesday. Photo by Sandra Bancroft-Billings/The Spokesman-Review