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Meet the Author: Lee Pitts

Posted in News on May 22, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_LeePitts U.S. Army veteran and local author Lee Pitts discusses the action-adventure series he co-writes with his childhood friend and fellow veteran, Ronald Beach. Lee will be available to answer questions and talk more about this exciting series packed with political drama and intrigue. Don’t miss this chance to meet a skilled, local writer! DEER PARK […]

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Meet the Bloggers

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You on May 19, 2015 at 6:00 am

istock Every week our blog team brings you posts with topics ranging from tween birthday party tips to resources for starting your own small business. It’s all for you—our fantastic members! A short writer bio appears at the end of every blog post, but we thought it would be fun for each of us to answer […]

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Spokane Is Reading Welcomes Author Emily St. John Mandel

Posted in News on May 14, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_SpokaneIsReading2015 Spokane Is Reading welcomes author Emily St. John Mandel and her book, Station Eleven, for the 14th annual community reading event. Spokane Is Reading, sponsored and organized by Spokane County Library District, Spokane Public Library, and Auntie’s Bookstore, hosts two appearances with Ms. Mandel on Thursday, October 29, 2015. The first appearanc […]

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Bike to Work Week

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You on May 13, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_BikeToWork By Rachel Edmondson I feel the need to start this post with a confession. I am not a bike rider. It’s not that I don’t like riding bikes, it just hasn’t happened in the last 10 years or so. Maybe this is why I am so in awe of my friends who not only bike […]

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Free Shred Day at the Library

Posted in News on May 11, 2015 at 6:00 am

Free Shred Day at the Library Clean out your files and protect your identity! The Library District is partnering with DeVries Business Services to provide a free shred day at the North Spokane and Spokane Valley Libraries. Bring your old paper documents, computer hard drives, disks, and tapes for safe and secure destruction. No need to remove credit cards, staples, or […]

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Crowdfunding Success Stories: Q&A with Transolar Galactica Producer Adam Boyd

Posted in Business and Careers, Explore and Discover, For You on May 7, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_CrowdFunding2 By Brian Vander Veen Back in March, I posted a Q&A with comics artist Manny Trembley, who had successfully funded the publication of several graphic novels on Kickstarter (and has since raised more than $14,000 on Kickstarter to fund his next book, Victoria Jr.). But publishing projects, of course, aren’t the only thing on Kickstarter. […]

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If the Shoe Fits: Q&A with Curt Kinghorn of Runners Soul

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You on May 6, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_RunnersWorld By Gwendolyn Haley I love shoes. Some days picking out which pair to wear is truly the best part of my day. My husband recently made a pointed remark about the number of shoes in my closet. I quickly reminded him that different occasions call for particular types of footwear. Some events I need high heels or sandals, […]

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Nonprofit Spokane: Q&A with Sam Evans of KYRS

Posted in Business and Careers, Explore and Discover, For You on May 5, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_nonprofit By Jane Baker Every Saturday morning from 9–10am, Sam Evans spotlights a nonprofit organization, director, volunteer, or board member on his radio show at KYRS. Nonprofit Spokane‘s purpose is to connect listeners with nonprofit organizations and make a positive impact in the community. I was fortunate to spend some time chatting with Sam […]

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2015 Summer Parades

Posted in News on May 4, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_Parade With summer just around the corner, it won’t be long until it’s time for afternoons at the lake, family camping trips, and ice cold lemonade. Summer also brings a variety of fun community events, including a number of parades taking place between mid-May to late-September. Bring your friends and come out to the parade nearest you. Wat […]

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Microadventures in Spokane County

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You on April 29, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_Microadventure By Sheree West The water mirrors the blue sky and captivating basalt cliffs as my kayak skims along. My two dogs, snuggled up in the bow, watch as a flock of ducks fly overhead. Other than the birds, we’re the only ones on the lake. It’s a perfect day; I’m so glad that I didn’t put […]

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