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Here's when local pools will open for the season

SPOKANE, Wash. – Summer is just around the corner, which means pool season is almost here.  Local pools and aquatic centers will open and operate on different days. Here’s when you can expect them to be ready:  City of Spokane…

Your Bloomsday 2022 guide

SPOKANE, Wash.-- It's back! Runners, walkers, and everyone in between will be filling the streets of Spokane for Bloomsday. Bloomsday 2020 and 2021 were virtual races because of the COVID-19 pandemic. From parking…

Cheney Public Schools names new superintendent

CHENEY, Wash.-- There will be a new leader at Cheney Public Schools starting this summer. School district officials said Dr. Ben Ferney was selected to be superintendent. The board of directors unanimously voted to offer him a contract that will…

Here are the Spokane Public Schools graduation dates

SPOKANE, Wash.-- It's almost time for seniors to put on their caps and gowns. Here's what you need to know if your student is graduating from Spokane Public Schools. Bryant/TEC Thursday, June 9 6 p.m. Bryant Campus IMAGES Tuesday, June…

It's not too late to register for Bloomsday this year

SPOKANE, Wash.-- Bloomsday is right around the corner and it's not too late to register. This year, the race will be back in-person. The in-person race takes place Sunday, May 1. Registration costs $35 until April 28. If you miss…

PHOTOS: Jr. Bloomsday is back!

SPOKANE, Wash.-- About 2,600 kids hit the pavement Saturday for Jr. Bloomsday. PREVIOUS: 2,600 kids to hit the course for Jr. Bloomsday

Airway Heights brush fire extinguished; no injuries reported

AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash.-- The brush fire that forced some evacuations in Airway Heights Friday is extinguished. Firefighters said nobody was hurt nor was any property lost in the flames. The Spokane Fire Department said it got calls about the fire…

What is graupel?

SPOKANE, Wash.-- Did you see some graupel on Saturday? It's frozen and falls from the sky but isn't quite snow or hail. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, graupel is small, soft pellets that form when supercooled water droplets freeze…

Spokane Indians back on the diamond Saturday

SPOKANE, Wash.-- Thousands of fans showed up for the Spokane Indian's home opener Friday. Avista stadium had 4,180 people there to watch the game. The Indians fell to the Vancouver Canadians 8-6 in 10 innings. The Indians and Canadians continue…

Spokane's Casper Fry closing this month

SPOKANE, Wash.-- Casper Fry in Spokane is closing its doors. The southern-inspired restaurant's owners said on Facebook they were selling so they could "attain a little better quality of life for ourselves." The Facebook post thanked everyone for the support…

Spokane Bike Swap and Expo set for April 9

SPOKANE, Wash.-- Whether you have a bike you no longer ride and want to donate or sell or you're on the market for a new one, you can find what you're looking for at the Spokane Bike Swap and Expo. It…

How to download the 4 News Now weather app

Your Monday could be very wet and windy. A stormy day is in the forecast and we want to make sure you're prepared by downloading our weather app. It's a little different than the one you might have been used…

Riverfront Spring Market starts April 6

SPOKANE, Wash.-- The countdown is on for the Riverfront Spring Market. It market kicks off Wednesday, April 6. It won't just be a regular market, it'll be extra special. Venders will be out from noon until 7 p.m.  Plus, the…

QB Russell Wilson at women's Sweet 16 game at Spokane Arena

SPOKANE, Wash.-- Denver Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson made an appearance at Spokane Arena Friday night. The football star posted a photo of the Maryland Terrapins and Stanford Cardinal game to his Instagram story. His sister Anna Wilson plays guard for…