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By Jonathan Brunt, The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Wash. Aug. 6--County leaders on Tuesday delayed a decision on the possible purchase of the downtown YMCA. City Park Board members have requested that the county buy the YMCA using property taxes collected through the Conservation Futures program.
By Taryn Hecker, The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Wash. Aug. 3--It's not much to look at. Much of what remains near the mine where forest ranger Edward Pulaski and 45 men holed up during the Great Fire of 1910 could be described as junk -- not even worthy of display in a museum.
By Jim Kershner, The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Wash. Aug. 3--Everybody's talking about "stay-cations" -- well, the Festival at Sandpoint may be the classic Inland Northwest stay-cation.
By Meghann M. Cuniff, The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Wash. Jul. 31--As a firefighting helicopter dumped water from nearby Trask Pond, Jan Carney surveyed the land behind her home north of Blanchard, Idaho. "It's a happy ending," she said.
By Parker Howell, The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Wash. Jul. 29--Panhandle Avista customers would pay more on their monthly electricity bills -- about $3.43 for the average household -- starting later this year under a surcharge increase the utility requested Monday.
By Pia Hallenberg Christensen, The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Wash. Jul. 28--The Coeur d'Alene Library has gone to the movies. Four Wednesdays in a row, beginning on Aug. 6, there will be free children's movies shown in the Shirley Parker Theater at the library at 11 a.m.
By Bert Caldwell, The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Wash. Jul. 28--WELLPINIT, Wash. -- With the joining of hands and the singing of "Blest Be the Tie That Binds," the congregation of the Wellpinit Presbyterian Church concluded services Sunday for the last time.
By Jim Kershner, The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Wash. Jul. 27--Interplayers has announced its 2008-09 theater season, which includes some classics and some works by local playwrights. Here's the schedule: -- "The Dining Room," a comedy by A.R. Gurney, Sept. 17-Oct. 4.
By The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Wash. Jul. 27--The staff of Republican presidential contender John McCain has begun stalking Barack Obama's Web site, identifying changes the Democrat has made and suggesting some of the changes are signs of the senator's shifting political positions.
By Taryn Hecker, The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Wash. Jul. 26--The bathroom at Hauser Lake Park had an odor only Pepe Le Pew could appreciate.