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Go All-in on Fun

Posted by Theresa Tanner on Aug. 17, 2018, midnight

When people think of casinos, they usually think of gambling. And while that’s certainly a reason many people visit one of the three Spokane-area casinos, there are plenty of other attractions to keep guests busy in between rolls of the dice.

This year has been a particularly noteworthy year for ...

Convertible Season

Posted by Don Adair on July 30, 2018, 6 a.m.

Here’s a little secret we should keep to ourselves; the Inland Northwest is a great place to own a convertible.

Yes, the mention of convertibles evokes images of sunny climes and sandy beaches.

But those places are crowded and the air is often less than pristine. Nothing kills the romance ...

Summer Reading: A Boost for Books

Posted by Sarah Bain on July 1, 2018, 10 a.m.

Summertime means sun and vacations, giving you time to relax and dig into some quality reading. Some people prefer lighter reading, while others have more time in the summer to languish over longer tomes. Here are some of the season’s best reads that are sure to be engage you whether ...

Ready to Ride

Posted by Theresa Tanner on June 18, 2018, 6 a.m.

On a visit to Westside Motorsports in mid May, a few motorcyclists were practicing on their asphalt training course behind their showroom and service center in southwest Spokane. This isn’t out of the ordinary, as the motorcycle dealership offers classes for riders almost daily, except for the fact that it ...

Talking Trails

Posted by Joe Butler on June 7, 2018, 6 a.m.

There are a lot of things local business leaders and recruiters like to say and do to make the Inland Northwest appeal to prospective employers and employees, like quality restaurants, colorful local history, an affordable workforce, real estate opportunities and that cool new ice/roller ribbon at Riverfront Park.

It doesn’t ...

Just Keep Boating

Posted by Theresa Tanner on May 29, 2018, 6 a.m.

Hagadone Marine Group celebrated the grand opening of its new service center at Blackwell Island on Lake Coeur d’Alene in August last year, drawing over 1,200 members of the boating industry and community. This year will be the first start of boating season for the organization following a 3-year renovation ...

Put Some Summer in Your Sizzle

Posted by Renée Sande on May 21, 2018, 6 a.m.

Listen closely these days and you may hear a faint buzzing sound around Spokane. And I don’t mean of the flying insect kind. Rather it’s the abundance of activity happening all around us, collectively saying, “Get out! Come play! There’s plenty of summer fun to be had!”

In Spokane and ...

Sliding Towards Electric

Posted by Don Adair on May 8, 2018, 6 a.m.

The big takeaway from December’s Los Angeles Auto Show could not have been clearer if it had been scrawled in neon across the face of the Convention Center.

The electrified future is now!

And nowhere was that point made more emphatically than in the glittery exhibits of the high-end European ...

Raise a Glass for Homebrewed Beer

Posted by Staci Lehman on April 30, 2018, 6 a.m.

Homemade beer and wine lovers rejoice; your holiday is on the horizon. National Homebrew Day is May 7, although it is usually celebrated locally the first Saturday of the month. And with lots of, well, beer and wine naturally. In our area, events to mark the occasion are organized by ...

Get excited for Get Lit

Posted by Theresa Tanner on April 9, 2018, 6 a.m.

Get out your library card. Find your favorite bookmark. Keep a pen and paper handy in case inspiration (or an autograph opportunity) strikes.

In its 20th year, EWU’s Get Lit! Festival continues to be a hallmark literary event in Spokane, bringing authors and poets – both local and national, up-and-coming ...