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Past articles by Mike:

Spokane Christmas shoppers have many choices for longtime independent retailers

Spokane shoppers can be joyous to know that many of the area’s longtime retail businesses are going strong with the help of loyal customers. → Read More

El Niño expected to deliver a mild Spokane winter

The National Weather Service says the Inland Northwest could get a break from severe winter weather this upcoming season due to a weak to moderate El Niño expected in the tropical Pacific Ocean in coming months. → Read More

Mars making a brilliant pass near Earth this week

Look to the south or southeast sky after dark during the next week or so and you will see the brightly beaming, rust-colored planet Mars. → Read More

WSU wine researchers working to improve the color and taste of rosés

Most people think of rosé wine as a pink drink. Those who love rosé and admire its appearance in the glass will tell you it is something different. → Read More

Apple detective finds five more apple varieties thought to be extinct and seven others that were rare or lost

Spokane County’s hardworking apple detective has rediscovered five more heritage apple varieties in Washington and Idaho that were previously considered to be extinct. → Read More

New Spokane library kiosk will offer books to West Central neighborhood

An innovative approach to modern library services will be moving to the West Central neighborhood this year. → Read More

Nearly 2 dozen murals giving Garland business district an art vibe

The Garland business district is quickly becoming the mural capital of Spokane. → Read More

Bundle up: First snow of the year to descend Friday

Now comes the colder side of autumn, with a series of snowstorms and hard freezes expected into early next week. → Read More

No-Li beer tank centerpiece of new Spokane ‘gateway’

A 930-gallon, stainless-steel beer fermentation tank adorned by symbols of Spokane’s industrial past is giving motorists a new welcome into downtown. The beer tank art was installed recently in a rebuilt traffic triangle at the westbound off-ramp from Interstate 90 where the ramp meets Lincoln Street at Third Avenue. → Read More

Wildfire smoke from Oregon drifting into Spokane

Wildfire smoke returned to the region Tuesday and is expected to hover in the air at upper elevations through Wednesday → Read More

The eclipse dazzles inside Oregon’s totality

MAGONE LAKE, Oregon - On the center line in the path of Monday's total solar eclipse, the two minutes and six seconds of darkness passed far too quickly. The sun disappeared behind the moon, plunging this central Oregon lake and its visitors into a strange twilight at 10:22 a.m. → Read More

Getting there: Road projects move ahead in Idaho

At least three major road projects in North Idaho are going to take their next steps starting this week. → Read More

Totality 2017: Final tips for your Monday eclipse viewing

A total solar eclipse is a relatively rare occurrence, especially one that crosses the continental U.S. from coast to coast → Read More

Spokane sets heat record consecutive days in 90s

As Spokane set a record for a string of days in the 90s on Friday, forecasters were calling for a drop in the heat that will clear out the worst of the smoke → Read More

Break in poor air quality could come early next week

Air quality goes to unhealthy under what’s likely to be a record-breaking heat wave, but a change is on the way for next week. → Read More

Air quality worsens, but rivers and lakes are still a draw to beat the heat

Air quality worsened on Friday, but the smoky air didn’t stop people from flocking to rivers and lakes. → Read More

Air quality alert issued for Spokane as hot weather combines with wildfire smoke

An extended heat wave is going to combine with winds to allow wildfire smoke to drift as far south as Spokane and across the region. → Read More

Getting There: Monroe-Lincoln paving starts at 7 p.m. Monday

The final paving on Monroe and Lincoln streets downtown starts at 7 p.m. Monday, ending two summers of disruption to rebuild both streets from below ground up. → Read More

Next big heat wave arrives next week

The next big heat wave hits the Inland Northwest next week → Read More

Spokane Airport eyeing major improvements

Spokane International Airport officials are considering a $110 million expansion and renovation in coming years. → Read More