Edgar Martinez inducted into Hall of Fame, Hope House to break ground on new site this fall, and other headlines


Have nearly eight years under the Condon administration made Spokane safer? Like most things involving statistics, it depends on how you look at it.

ART: There's a wall of sound at the University of Idaho Prichard Art Gallery worth beholding, featuring artist Zimoun's latest display of curious noise making with everyday items.


A century of caring for kids

In honor of the Hutton Settlement's centennial this year, the Spokesman-Review this weekend featured stories from four people who lived at the orphanage as kids and how their lives were impacted.
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Former Mariner Edgar Martinez was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame this weekend, offering a meaningful speech to a crowd of proud supporters, the Seattle Times reports.

Downtown Hope
This fall, Hope House women's shelter plans to break ground on a new, much larger facility to help deal with overcrowding at their current facility and include more types of services aimed at getting people out of the cycle of homelessness, the Spokesman reports. 

85th Annual Greek Festival @ Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church

Sept. 23-25, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
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Samantha Wohlfeil

Samantha Wohlfeil covers the environment, rural communities and cultural issues for the Inlander. Since joining the paper in 2017, she's reported how the weeks after getting out of prison can be deadly, how some terminally ill Eastern Washington patients have struggled to access lethal medication, and other sensitive...