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Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883

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Hummingbirds returning to WA with spring. Here’s how to safely feed world’s smallest bird

UPDATED: Wed., March 22, 2023

Mar. 22—With spring coming into full swing, birds will be migrating to Washington state, occupying residents' bird feeders. One bird in particular to keep an eye out for is the hummingbird. Hummingbirds are the smallest migrating bird, according to the Seattle Audubon Center. While in flight, their wings flutter up to 80 times a second in a figure-eight motion and up to 30 mph, according to ...
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Rich Hadley, champion of university district, medical school, Fairchild and other economic drivers, dies at 76

UPDATED: Mon., March 20, 2023

Rich Hadley, who for 21 years led the region's business chamber now called Greater Spokane Incorporated, died on Sunday. Hadley is credited by many Spokane leaders for his vision and partnerships that created the University District and Washington State University's Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine. A former U.S. Navy air intelligence officer during the Vietnam War, Hadley also forged a strong relationship with Air Force officials, becoming one of the region’s foremost advocates for protecting Fairchild Air Force Base and boosting its future role.

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