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Picture day for the 12th Man

Picture day for the 12th Man

Another chance for the 12th Man to send their cheers all the way the Super Bowl. The Spokane Indians invite all of the area’s Seahawks fans for join them on Blue Friday for the Official Spokane 12s Picture.


At 12:12pm on Friday, Spokane’s 12th Man members will flood the field at Avista Stadium and create a human 12 to support the home state team. Since it’s the last Blue Friday of the season, fans are encouraged to go all out in their favorite Seahawks green and blue. Prizes will be given to the 12 best dresses Seahawks fans.

Meet Taima the Seahawks mascot

Meet Taima the Seahawks mascot

He’s the Seahawk’s secret weapon, and before Taima the Hawk flies in front of the team at the Super Bowl, he’ll be visiting with the 12th Man in Spokane.


Taima has been the official Seattle Seahawks mascot since 2005 and leads the team out the tunnel before every home game. The famous hawk lives just outside of Spokane with his trainer Dave Knutson. On Friday, The 12th Man of Spokane will be able to visit with the special mascot.

Cheney woman using Facebook to find donor match

Cheney woman using Facebook to find donor match

There are 77,000 people with one thing in common, they need a kidney. One Cheney woman is crusading to get her's before it's too late.

People go on Facebook for all kinds of reasons; to find a long lost friend, maybe. Jennifer Shuman is looking for someone more specific.

"It's going to be difficult but they're out there," Shuman said.

At 15, kidney disease killed Shuman's dad. Six years later, she received the same diagnosis.

"It causes scaring so after time it just slowly starts scaring the kidneys and the scarred parts fail and there's no way to correct that and it's both kidneys," Shuman said.

Ten years and two kids later, her kidneys are deteriorating. Doctors say they function at just 18-percent. It's enough to put her on the donor list and just shy of needing dialysis.

"After seeing my dad go through that I'm terrified of dialysis," Shuman said.

So, she needs a kidney, just one.

"I want people to know that they can donate a kidney and save somebody's life and still live their life like it never happened," Shuman said.

Spokane County libraries partner with World Book Night

Spokane County libraries partner with World Book Night

On April 23rd volunteers across America will share their love of reading by handing out over half a million free books. It’s all part of the mission of World Book Night which aims at encouraging more adults to read. This year, the Spokane County Library District has partnered with World Book to provide Spokane residents to join the mission and share their passion for reading with others.

Candy Cane Hayride brings Santa to Cheney

Candy Cane Hayride brings Santa to Cheney

Santa Claus is coming to Cheney on Wednesday night. For the 14th year in a row Santa will be escorted through town on the Candy Cane Hayride by the Cheney Firefighters Union Local 1919 in conjunction with the Cheney Volunteer Firefighters Association.


Firefighters will be on the Candy Cane Hayride for one night only handing out treats to Cheney residents. The fire engine will be decked out in lights and playing Christmas music. Last year, the department says they had a great turnout and were able to collect a lot of food for the local food banks.

Decorate a virtual sweater for Toys for Tots

Decorate a virtual sweater for Toys for Tots

Avista has a fun and easy way for you to give back this holiday season. For every virtual Christmas sweater designed on their website, Avista will donate $1 to Toys for Tots up to $10,000.


So far 2,610 sweaters have been generated. The fun online craft only takes a few minutes to put together and can be as personal or goofy as you’d like. You can either upload your own photo or choose from fun characters like a snowman or bear. From there you pick your sweater and start decorating!

EWU in need of musicians for semi-final game

EWU in need of musicians for semi-final game

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