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Downtown Spokane a crucible for housing, transit and business ideas

Everything's waiting for you. That's the message of downtown Spokane boosters, or at least their vision of the future. Revitalized historic buildings, like the old Ridpath Hotel, transformed into housing for those working in a vibrant and varied economic core. New options to get around, like a high-

THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW - 2017-09-24 07:22:19

Spokane neighbors shocked after dogs pepper sprayed

Two families are still left shocked after they say someone sprayed their dogs with pepper spray. This happened on Saturday night around 9 p.m. near Hays Park. Eric Eitzman says he was inside his home when he heard his dog and his neighbor's dogs start barking. He opened the door and his dog ran insi

KHQ RIGHT NOW - 2017-09-25 03:54:00

THIS WEEK: Fiesta Spokane, Restaurant Wars, Sarah Jarosz and more

City and Colour headlines the Knitting Factory in Spokane on Friday night. Let's close down September in style, using some worthy entertainment options found in our event listings and Staff Picks. Here are a few of the highlights I found for the week ahead: Monday, Sept. 25 COMEDY | It doesn't get

INLANDER.COM - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Made in Spokane: The Lilac City is ready for its close up

It might be 1,200 miles from Spokane to Hollywood, but that hasn't stopped Hollywood from finding Spokane. There have been a surprising number of movies filmed in the Lilac City, and more so since the North By Northwest production company launched in 1990. Many of those films, to be honest, have not

THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW - 2017-09-24 08:00:30

Jury: Former Spokane deputy guilty of stealing federal funds

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A former Spokane County Sheriff's deputy has been convicted of lying to fraudulently obtain federal assistance. The Spokesman-Review reports that a jury on Friday found former Spokane County Sheriff's jailer Donald B. Henderson guilty of stealing roughly $650,000 from the Socia

KXLY - 2017-09-24 18:10:36

Spokane counselor behind fight against abuse and hunger

Healing from abuse is a lifelong process. Mable C. Dunbar knows about that personally. She grew up experiencing some physical and emotional abuse. However, Dunbar said she experienced God's healing and that inspired her to help others. Dunbar is founder and CEO of Women's Healing and Empowerment Net

THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW - 2017-09-25 02:00:00

Neighborhoods north of Spokane maintain rural feel

Neighborhoods to the north of Spokane - Mead, Colbert, Fairwood and Wandermere - have held on to their largely residential and rural feel through the decades. With agricultural roots, Mead got its start in 1887 when settler James Berridge homesteaded 160 acres. Historians say his selection for a to

THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW - 2017-09-24 08:00:38

100 years ago in Spokane: A day in the life of Camp Lewis

Spokesman-Review correspondent Wilbur W. Hindley accompanied 700 new draftees and recruits to the Army training camp at Camp Lewis (later Fort Lewis). He described the colorful scene at the camp, which was jammed with units from all over the West. "Mascots were much in evidence today," reported Hind

THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW - 2017-09-24 08:00:39

Ten events, places to experience in Spokane

Since 2001, First Night Spokane has helped the city kick off the new year on the right foot with an eclectic mix of musicians, magicians, crafts, theater and dance throughout various venues downtown. Last year's event, with the theme "Midnight in Wonderland," also featured Kids Night Out from 3:30-5

THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW - 2017-09-24 08:00:47

100 years ago in Spokane: Reporter records 'bedlam' at Camp Lewis

Correspondent Wilbur W. Hindley of The Spokesman-Review described the excitement and bedlam of Camp Lewis, one of the West's major army training camps. An astonishing 7,000 men, including a 700-man Spokane contingent, had arrived in the past two days. This brought the population of Camp Lewis to abo

THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW - 2017-09-25 07:22:04

When Luke met Ginger: Spokane couple breath life into local arts scene

The 10th anniversary of Terrain is remarkable for many reasons. The annual downtown arts show has been a catalyst - maybe the catalyst - for renewed energy and creativity in Spokane. Terrain and its various offshoots have planted a garden that is blooming alongside a host of other developments: a bo

THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW - 2017-09-24 07:17:12

Liberty Lake was Spokane's most important year-round playground

The Spokane euphemism for "going to the lake" in the summer traces back to one of the most important early destinations for recreation - Liberty Lake. Today, the lake is lined with private homes, but for much of the 20th century, it was truly a playground. Prior to being settled, the lake was a gath

THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW - 2017-09-24 08:00:50

Saturday night crash in Whitman county leaves one dead

ROSALIA, Wash. - Around 10:30 p.m., Joshua Kenyon, a 36-year-old from Medical Lake, was killed when the car he was driving collided at the center line with another vehicle. Kenyon was driving a 2002 Chevrolet Blazer heading northbound on State Route 195, one mile south of Rosalia, when his car coll

KXLY - 2017-09-24 16:57:32

Community unites to remember Sam Strahan

SPOKANE, Wash. - The University High School gymnasium filled steadily on Saturday as family, friends and community members arrived to celebrate and honor the life of Sam Strahan, the 15-year-old Freeman student killed in a shooting last week. The Strahan family asked KXLY to be present at the memor

KXLY - 2017-09-24 07:01:29

Hurricane Maria is still churning towards the East Coast

(CNN) - The East Coast is bracing for a possible direct hit from Hurricane Maria, days after the storm caused widespread devastation in the Caribbean. North Carolina may bear the worst of the storm, as current forecasts show Maria brushing its coast Wednesday morning. Although it's not currently pre

KXLY - 2017-09-24 19:38:06

Charles Bradley, soul singer who found fame late in life, dies at 68

(CNN) - Singer Charles Bradley, who was known as the "Screaming Eagle of Soul" because of his raspy voice and stirring performances, has died. He was 68. Bradley died in New York on Saturday surrounded by family, friends and some of his band members, according to a statement on his website. "It is w

KXLY - 2017-09-24 11:53:11

Kylie Jenner posts first photos since baby news broke

(CNN) - Kylie Jenner appears to be having some fun with her fans. After news of her pregnancy broke Friday, the reality TV star posted two pics over the weekend on her official Instagram account. The first photo posted Sunday showed Jenner and a group of her friends wearing robes with the caption "m

KXLY - 2017-09-25 14:29:05

Shooter kills one, injures 7 at Tennessee church

A gunman reportedly opened fire at Burnette Chapel Church of Christ in Antioch, Tennessee, near Nashville. One person was killed and six others were wounded Sunday in a shooting at a church in Antioch, Tennessee, according to the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department's Twitter account. An eighth

KXLY - 2017-09-24 18:14:11

Trump touts NASCAR's patriotism in tweet

(CNN) - President Donald Trump is not putting to rest this weekend's uproar over professional football players' protests during the national anthem, declaring early Monday that a rival sports franchise was more suitably patriotic. "So proud of NASCAR and its supporters and fans," Trump wrote on Twit

KXLY - 2017-09-25 14:38:07

Uber CEO apologizes to Londoners: 'We got things wrong'

LONDON (CNNMoney) - Uber's new CEO issued an apology to Londoners on Monday just days after city officials said they would not renew the company's license. "While Uber has revolutionized the way people move in cities around the world, it's equally true that we've got things wrong along the way," Dar

KXLY - 2017-09-25 14:14:05