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UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 13, 2019, 10:27 a.m.

Small duplex development coming to East Central neighborhood

The $250,000 project at 1924 E. First Ave. will bring two, two-bedroom units to Spokane’s East Central neighborhood, replacing a home that was demolished in 2010.

UPDATED: Mon., July 22, 2019, 3:57 p.m.

Scott Erdmann wins three-man playoff to capture Rosauers Open title

Scott Erdmann played the par-5 18th at Indian Canyon twice in the pro-am earlier in the week and four times during the Rosauers Open Invitational. His scores: eagle, birdie, birdie, …

Permits issued for crisis nursery’s new building on Sprague

The permits encompass most work for the construction of the 32,000-square-foot, 40-foot-tall building at 2230 E. Sprague Ave. The structure’s foundation was laid this fall.

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 22, 2018, 4:46 p.m.

Retired Spokane teacher knits, crochets hundreds of hats a year for charity

Seated in her living room between the fireplace and a window to her backyard on the South Hill, Nina Elsee knits hats. Every day.

The Dirt: Proposed apartment complex overlooks Indian Canyon Golf Course

A large complex of apartment units will be built on the western edge of Spokane, just south of the Indian Canyon Golf Course, according to permits issued by the city

Work to start on new home for Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery

Work will begin soon on the Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery on East Sprague Avenue, according to city permit data.

Santa Express lets children experience the joy of giving

The pop-up shop, which benefits the Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery, opened on Nov. 24 and will remain open until Dec. 23. Santa Express is on the second floor of River …

Crisis nursery finds new home on East Sprague property

Thanks to a deal closed this month, a space once relegated to shopping carts and grocery aisles will provide future urgent care to youngsters in need.

Volunteers needed for Rosauers Open Golf Tournament benefitting Veanessa Behan Crisis Nursery

The Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery needs another 60 volunteers for its 2017 Rosauers Open golf tournament fundraiser at Indian Canyon Golf Course. It’s the 30th tournament, said Vanessa Behan executive …

Student-built playhouse delivered to Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery

About 20 Spokane Valley High School students arrived at the Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery on Tuesday to install a playhouse they built.

Spokane Valley High building playhouse for Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery

When students at Spokane Valley High School began a class about early childhood education and pregnancy, they didn’t expect it to end with a playhouse project.

UPDATED: Fri., March 17, 2017, 12:32 p.m.

Cheers for Kids: Beer dinner to support Vanessa Behan

Tickets are on sale now for a new fundraising beer dinner to support the Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery.

Foster parents decry flu vaccine requirement

A new Washington law is forcing foster care providers to make a choice: get a flu shot or stop caring for children younger than 2 years old. At least 50 …

Need for clean diapers goes beyond preventing rash

Durga and Manju Ghalley speak limited English after moving to Spokane from Bhutan two years ago. But it was easy to explain why the couple picked up a dozen free …

Store caters to young Santas

Oh, sure, it may be more fun to give than to receive. But what if you’re 4? And you only have 50 cents? And you already distributed all your best …

40th birthday bash nets $855 for Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery

As his wife’s 40th birthday approached, Rob Brewer knew he wanted to do something memorable for Lorna. He planned a surprise party complete with purple streamers and paper plates. He …

Pearls of wisdom

Gordon Jackson has a thing for quotes. Quotes about media, quotes about travel, quotes about career advice and politics, his collection includes several thousand 3-by-5 study cards and more than …

Vanessa Behan haven for kids at risk

It’s been 30 years, but Bill Bialkowsky’s eyes still fill as he recalled reading the coroner’s report. “Fractured skull. Cigarette burns. Pulled hair,” he cleared his throat. “She died a …

A final $1 million gift will help children in need

When Spokane businessman James W. Crow died last year, he left a million-dollar legacy that will help thousands of children. It was a quiet act of generosity from a man …

Crisis Nursery in need of diaper, formula donations

The Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery in Spokane says it’s in desperate need of diapers and baby formula to distribute to low-income families.

Children’s advocate is the linchpin of Our Kids: Our Business

Dina Patrick is one of the unsung heroes of Our Kids: Our Business. She’s responsible for letting everyone know the where, when and who of the hundreds of events, programs, …