2014: Year in Review

By Young Kwak

Nineteen-year-old Joshuena Williams leads a chant in front of Spokane City Hall during a march and rally after the grand jury decision in death of Ferguson teenager Michael Brown.
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Portraits of the Plaza

With local leaders debating the fate of the STA Plaza, we spent a day getting to know people who actually

By Young Kwak, Christian Vosler

Aisha Marshall, 18, is a sophomore at Eastern, studying pre-med. She says that while the Plaza is OK, “I don’t really like staying here very much at all. I try to leave as soon as I can.” 
Marshall and her 21-year-old boyfriend, Ian Lovering, are waiting for buses to take them to school. Lovering is in his first year at SFCC. For him, the Plaza could be a little more homey.
“There’s no place to really relax and feel just away from stuff and study while you wait for a bus, that kind of thing,” Lovering says.
The pair take the bus every day to get to and from school. At the top of their list of possible Plaza improvements is cleanliness; Marshall laments the state of the building’s bathrooms. 
“I actually really wish they had hand sanitizer — that’s, like, one of my main complaints,” she says. “I asked them about it, but they said that they’re not doing it because people started stealing them.”
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PHOTOS from Jon Pardi Show at the Palomino Club

Jon Pardi and members of The All Nighters performed at the Palomino Club in Spokane on November 1, 2014.

By Young Kwak

(Left to right) Jon Pardi, center, performs with The All Nighters, including Lee Francis (bass), left, Howie Adams (drums), center bottom, and Terry Lee Palmer (lead guitar).
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PHOTOS: Terrain - The Space Before The Show

A week before the show, Terrain organizers and volunteers were busy installing art and working the interior of the new

By Young Kwak

A first floor exhibit space is photographed.
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Sasquatch Items On Display

The Yakima Valley Museum exhibits various items linked to Sasquatch, including footprint casts, artwork and books related to the subject.

By Young Kwak

Sasquatch footprint casts and a replica mask from an unknown Native American tribe are on display at Paul Graves' home.
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Training at Sikjitsu

Owned by Rick Little, Sikjitsu, in north Spokane, trains a couple of elite Ultimate Fighting Championship fighters, Julianna Peña and

By Young Kwak

Elizabeth Phillips, right, spars with Ron Nance.
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Parade of Paws 2014

By Matt Weigand

Nellie, a 3-year-old Jack Russell Terrier mix, is not camera shy. Her owner Jade Hardee, holds Nellie back on her leash.
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PHOTOS: Skyfest 2014

By Young Kwak

George Laplace, in the foregrond, points to passing U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds Air Demonstration Squadron F-16s as his 8-year-old daughter Celeste watches.
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