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Review: ‘Weird Al’ and friends bring the laughs to Northern Quest

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019, 10:29 a.m.

The oldies but goodies – “I Lost on Jeopardy,” “I Love Rocky Road” and “Like a Surgeon” – were relegated to a medley at the top of the show. “Eat It” made its only appearance via video during a costume change. And that was OK. Because when it comes to the catalog of “Weird Al” Yankovic, there’s plenty to love and laugh along with.
News >  Spokane

Law enforcement looking for inmate who walked away from Valley Hospital Sunday night

A 54-year-old work release inmate left Valley Hospital without authorization while he was receiving treatment Sunday night, and law enforcement has been unable to locate him as of Monday morning, according to the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office. Shannon B. Morley was convicted of trafficking stolen property and was an inmate at the state Department of Corrections’ Brownstone Work Release facility, according to a news release. Inmates have to be categorized under the DOC’s lowest security level to be eligible for work release.
News >  Spokane

Getting There: The how of ‘the Y’

It may be the most distinctive intersection in Spokane’s highway system. Now in the midst of repaving and surrounded by commercial development, the intersection of U.S. Highway 2 and 395 was originally conceived as a scenic thruway from Spokane to Newport.
News >  Spokane

Then and Now: The Milwaukee Road freight office

In 1909, The Milwaukee Road became the third transcontinental railroad to connect through Spokane to Seattle. Expansion of its electric routes in the West cost the railroad company dearly and led to multiple bankruptcies, including its final such filing in 1977.
News >  Spokane

Bidders vie for Obama’s high school basketball jersey

A basketball jersey believed to have been worn by former President Barack Obama while he was at a Honolulu prep school has sold at auction for $120,000. Heritage Auctions said the jersey sold Saturday night in Dallas to a collector of American and sports artifacts who didn’t wish to be identified.