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91-year-old woman crosses skydiving off bucket list

91-year-old woman crosses skydiving off bucket list91-year-old Geneva Eskrivge can now cross skydiving off her bucket list. Eskrivge, who has cancer, was all smiles before her flight at Sky Dive Idaho in Star.
  • Northwest
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Spokane County

E. Wash. winemakers thrive thanks to warmer fall

E. Wash. winemakers thrive thanks to warmer fallThe grapes that were picked off the vine Friday will be in a bottle by 2016.
  • Spokane County
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Spokane County

Unprecedented crowd welcomes Honor Flight heroes home

Unprecedented crowd welcomes Honor Flight heroes homeA crowd of 300 people welcomed the Honor Flight home on Thursday evening. Family members, friends, and even complete strangers converged for the occasion. One woman had her hands full, keeping an eye on several children, as she waited for the war veterans to arrive.
  • Spokane County
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Spokane County

Volunteers help homeless veterans get back on their feet

Volunteers help homeless veterans get back on their feetVolunteers help homeless veterans get back on their feet
  • Spokane County
  • 2 weeks ago
Good News

Crazy beards at Spokane Epic Beard Competition

Crazy beards at Spokane Epic Beard CompetitionSpokane Beard and Mustache hosted the event at The Hop, judging participants in Categories like best partial beard, couples and freestyle.
  • Good News
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Local

Avalanche victim’s backpack found nearly 30 years later

Avalanche victim’s backpack found nearly 30 years laterWaller and three others climbed Baker on August 3, 1986, when an avalanche killed his friend Steve Raschick and guide Ian Kraabel, the son of former Seattle City Councilman Paul Kraabel.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
News

STCU awards $500 grants to 4 local teachers

STCU awards $500 grants to 4 local teachersSTCU employees said the money could be spent on anything the teacher believed would enhance students’ classroom experience, whether a basic need or something special.
  • News
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
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Umpqua Bank donates $420,000 to Spokane charities

Umpqua Bank donates $420,000 to Spokane charities Currently 40% of Spokane adults have secondary degrees, according to Excelerate Success. The organization said it hopes to increase the secondary degree rate to 60%.
  • News
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
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Seattle teacher is state Teacher of the Year

Seattle teacher is state Teacher of the YearLyon Terry, a fourth-grade teacher at Lawton Elementary, is Washington state teacher of the year.
  • News
  • 4 weeks ago
Northwest

Oso slide debris removal ends, victims reunited with momentos

Oso slide debris removal ends, victims reunited with momentosIn total, workers removed 200,000 cubic yards of material from the slide zone off of State Route 530. About 85 percent of that was earthen material, but buried in the mud, crews also found nearly 1,000 personal items that belong to landslide victims.
  • Northwest
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
News

Pit bull saves Oregon boy, 8, from bee swarm

Pit bull saves Oregon boy, 8, from bee swarmPit bull saves Oregon boy, 8, from bee swarm
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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North Spokane barbershop helps kids get ready for school

North Spokane barbershop helps kids get ready for school Allstars Hair Studios gave free haircuts to kids Sunday as they look to help collect enough school supplies for the year for Lidgerwood Elementary.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Montana firefighters save two lion cubs from a raging wildfire

Montana firefighters save two lion cubs from a raging wildfire Firefighters rescued a pair of mountain lion cubs from a wildfire in Montana during Labor Day weekend.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Local

Stylists give McDonald Elem. students free back to school haircuts

Stylists give McDonald Elem. students free back to school haircuts On Sunday, another salon will do the same thing for about 30 kids from Lidgerwood Elementary.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
News

Zombie run at Comstock Park raises money to help at risk children

Zombie run at Comstock Park raises money to help at risk childrenChildren of all ages participated in hour long rounds where they tried to out run hordes of zombies and reach check points where they would be equipped and resupplied.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Northwest

Seahawks' Kam Chancellor helping kids in need

Seahawks' Kam Chancellor helping kids in needSeahawks' Kam Chancellor helping kids in need
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
News

Coeur d'Alene woman wins $100,000 from Idaho Lottery

Coeur d'Alene woman wins $100,000 from Idaho Lottery A woman from Coeur d'Alene received the shock of her life when she won $100,000 from the Idaho Lottery.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Ice Bucket Challenge fundraiser shattering records

Ice Bucket Challenge fundraiser shattering recordsThe Ice Bucket Challenge has swept the World Wide Web and is showing no signs of slowing down.
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  • 2 months ago
Local

Injured bear cub recovering from Okanogan fire

Injured bear cub recovering from Okanogan fireA bear cub rescued from the aftermath of a fire in Okanogan County has made progress at a recovery center in California.
  • Local
  • 2 months ago
Local

Cub recovering from wildfire injuries has an 'attitude'

Cub recovering from wildfire injuries has an 'attitude'Cinder, the 18-month-old bear cub rescued from the Carlton Complex Fire near Wenatchee, is improving, Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care says.
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  • 2 months ago
Local

Coeur d'Alene boy honored for raising diabetes awareness

Coeur d'Alene boy honored for raising diabetes awareness She proclaimed Aug. 14 as "Type 1 Diabetes Awareness Day" in Idaho. As a result of Carson's efforts the governor is working on a diabetes awareness event once the Legislature is back in session.
  • Local
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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DQ Miracle Treat Day helps fund childrens' treatments

DQ Miracle Treat Day helps fund childrens' treatments Leaders said at least $1 from every blizzard purchased at participating stores on Thursday will go toward the Children’s Mircale Network Hospitals that help fund critical treatments for children across the United States and in Canada.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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Neighbors help woman get back on her feet after Spokane Co. storms

Neighbors help woman get back on her feet after Spokane Co. stormsThe August storm left one 75-year-old with a huge mess. On top of that, she was without power in rural Newport for five days.She said she would not have made it without help from her neighbors.
  • News
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Local

Local firefighters buy AC unit to stop girl’s heat-induced seizures

Local firefighters buy AC unit to stop girl’s heat-induced seizuresSpokane Co. firefighters raised money to get an air conditioner installed in Amber's home. Firefighters even paid out of their own pockets.
  • Local
  • 2 months, 1 week ago