Tribute to the man who saved the clock tower + Fighting the peak of hate crimes

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Hey, Spokane! Here’s everything you need to know to get off to a good start this Saturday, September 25. Here’s everything you need to know today in Spokane.


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First of all, the weather forecast for the day:

Clear all day. High: 84 Low: 56.


Here are the best stories in Spokane today:

  1. The City of Spokane honor the man who led the community effort to save Waterfront park clock tower decades ago. All who have been to Waterfront park will recognize the clock tower, but 50 years ago it was almost demolished. The Department of Parks and Recreation said the tower is today a monument to the importance of the railway industry to the establishment and growth of Spokane. All members of the community are welcome to attend. (KXLY Spokane)
  2. Last month the FBI reported that there were 7,759 national hate crimes in 2020, the highest level since 2008. As hate crimes continue to reach historic highs nationwide, by Spokane community engagement has also increased. Local numbers have been declining in recent years, but activists and communities of color are still concerned about hate incidents that go unreported. That is why Spokane organizations want to engage with the community to make sure more incidents are reported. (The spokesperson’s review)
  3. Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and Sainte-Famille Hospital Chief doctor Dr Dan Getz held a press conference on current trends in COVID-19 on Thursday. Getz said many Providence patients in intensive care units were younger patients requiring hospitalization and those who were not vaccinated, although they were eligible. (KREM.com)
  4. Spokane Police say they arrested a man and charged him with first degree assault for violently assaulting a woman in Spokane Tuesday. Relatives have now created an online fundraiser for the woman who was attacked, who is still in the hospital, fighting for her life with a major head injury. (KHQ right now)
  5. After 43 days in hospital, including 21 in intensive care, a Spokane a woman and her husband urge others to get vaccinated against COVID-19. (KHQ right now)

Today in Spokane:

  • Pirate Scramble Golf Tournament – Esmeralda Golf Course (9:00 am)
  • Touch-a-Truck – Spokane Junior League (9:00 am)
  • Put Your Garden to Bed Before Spring – Spokane County Library District (11:00 am)

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Sean peek

About me: Sean Peek is a writer and entrepreneur who graduated in English Literature from Weber State University. Over the years, he has worked as a copywriter, editor, SEO specialist and marketing director for various digital media companies. He is currently the co-owner and operator of the content creation agency Lightning Media Partners.


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