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  • THROWBACK THURSDAY: Clarence Clemons comes to Spokane in 1997!

    THROWBACK THURSDAY: Clarence Clemons comes to Spokane in 1997!

    Thursday, September 4 2014 2:52 PM EDT2014-09-04 18:52:58 GMT
    KHQ.COM - On July 5, 1997 Clarence Clemons played in Spokane. We have a video clip to prove it. Were you there? Let us know! "The Big Man" died on June 18, 2011. He had an illustrious career and of course was best known as a longtime member of the E Street Band, who last year was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
    KHQ.COM - On July 5, 1997 Clarence Clemons played in Spokane. We have a video clip to prove it. Were you there? Let us know! "The Big Man" died on June 18, 2011. He had an illustrious career and of course was best known as a longtime member of the E Street Band, who last year was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
  • THROWBACK THURSDAY: Spokane hosts the Olympic trials for cycling in 1988

    THROWBACK THURSDAY: Spokane hosts the Olympic trials for cycling in 1988

    Thursday, August 14 2014 10:53 AM EDT2014-08-14 14:53:53 GMT
    KHQ.COM - If you're a longtime cyclist in the Inland Northwest you'll probably remember when Spokane hosted the 1988 Olympic Trials. Bicycle road racing in the NW was just starting to gain in popularity with the help of the only American Tour de France champion, Greg Lemond. Lemond did not compete in Spokane, but hundreds of the top racers in the US were there to earn a spot on the US Olympic Cycling Team. Did you race? Did you watch? Let us know!Link to story from LA Times: http://tinyurl.co...
    KHQ.COM - If you're a longtime cyclist in the Inland Northwest you'll probably remember when Spokane hosted the 1988 Olympic Trials. Bicycle road racing in the NW was just starting to gain in popularity with the help of the only American Tour de France champion, Greg Lemond. Lemond did not compete in Spokane, but hundreds of the top racers in the US were there to earn a spot on the US Olympic Cycling Team. Did you race? Did you watch? Let us know!Link to story from LA Times: http://tinyurl.co...
  • Throwback Thursday: Skateboarding

    Throwback Thursday: Skateboarding

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:13 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:13:02 GMT
    KHQ.com - The battle against skateboarders was in full force in 1990 where we found this clip featuring "the path of destruction" caused by young skateboarders in downtown Spokane. Without a skatepark, where were the kids to go? One of the first official skateparks in downtown was built until 7 years later.
    KHQ.com - The battle against skateboarders was in full force in 1990 where we found this clip featuring "the path of destruction" caused by young skateboarders in downtown Spokane. Without a skatepark, where were the kids to go? One of the first official skateparks in downtown was built until 7 years later.
  • Throwback Thursday: Silverwood constructs Corkscrew and Roaring Creek Log Fume

    Throwback Thursday: Silverwood constructs Corkscrew and Roaring Creek Log Fume

    Thursday, July 17 2014 4:21 PM EDT2014-07-17 20:21:03 GMT
    KHQ.COM - 1990 was a big year for the Silverwood Theme Park. With the park experiencing a decline in visitors since opening in 1988, Silverwood organizers decided to add more attractions to get more people through the gates, which included more rides. KHQ was there in 1990 to see the construction of the Corkscrew and the Roaring Creek Log Flume. Timber Terror and Tremors would come a few years later and the Boulder Beach Water Park in 2003. Get out there and enjoy the summer!
    KHQ.COM - 1990 was a big year for the Silverwood Theme Park. With the park experiencing a decline in visitors since opening in 1988, Silverwood organizers decided to add more attractions to get more people through the gates, which included more rides. KHQ was there in 1990 to see the construction of the Corkscrew and the Roaring Creek Log Flume. Timber Terror and Tremors would come a few years later and the Boulder Beach Water Park in 2003. Get out there and enjoy the summer!
  • Throwback Thursday: Silver Mountain Resort in 1989!

    Throwback Thursday: Silver Mountain Resort in 1989!

    Thursday, July 10 2014 4:33 PM EDT2014-07-10 20:33:17 GMT
    KHQ.COM - When it's this hot out some of us look for a place to cool down, so with that in mind we look back at the construction of the Silver Mountain Ski Resort in 1989. One of the resort's main attractions aside from the skiing itself is the 3.1 mile gondola, which is one of the longest in the world. Enjoy your summer. Winter is not too far away.
    KHQ.COM - When it's this hot out some of us look for a place to cool down, so with that in mind we look back at the construction of the Silver Mountain Ski Resort in 1989. One of the resort's main attractions aside from the skiing itself is the 3.1 mile gondola, which is one of the longest in the world. Enjoy your summer. Winter is not too far away.
  • Throwback Thursday: Do you remember the Lambada? The forbidden dance?

    Throwback Thursday: Do you remember the Lambada? The forbidden dance?

    Thursday, July 3 2014 1:38 PM EDT2014-07-03 17:38:19 GMT
    KHQ.COM - Do you remember the Lambada in 1990? Did you pay your hard earned cash to see the two films based on "the forbidden dance?" One of the movies was actually called "The Forbidden Dance." Imbd.com has this description of the other movie aptly named, Lambada: "Kevin Laird is a Beverly Hills school teacher by day and a mystery man by night.
    KHQ.COM - Do you remember the Lambada in 1990? Did you pay your hard earned cash to see the two films based on "the forbidden dance?" One of the movies was actually called "The Forbidden Dance." Imbd.com has this description of the other movie aptly named, Lambada: "Kevin Laird is a Beverly Hills school teacher by day and a mystery man by night.
  • Throwback Thursday: 1989's "The Scenic Challenge"

    Throwback Thursday: 1989's "The Scenic Challenge"

    Thursday, June 26 2014 7:02 PM EDT2014-06-26 23:02:44 GMT
    KHQ.com - Long before the Ironman triathlon came to Coeur d'Alene, the lake city hosted "The Scenic Challenge." Have you competed in the race? What are your memories of "the early days" of triathlon racing in Coeur d'Alene? What was swim, bike and run technology like back then? We've got you covered with this clip from KHQ's coverage in 1989.
    KHQ.com - Long before the Ironman triathlon came to Coeur d'Alene, the lake city hosted "The Scenic Challenge." Have you competed in the race? What are your memories of "the early days" of triathlon racing in Coeur d'Alene? What was swim, bike and run technology like back then? We've got you covered with this clip from KHQ's coverage in 1989.
  • Throwback Thursday: 1994 Mountain Bike XC Nationals At Mt. Spokane

    Throwback Thursday: 1994 Mountain Bike XC Nationals At Mt. Spokane

    Thursday, June 12 2014 1:10 PM EDT2014-06-12 17:10:25 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Let's get dirty on Throwback Thursday! We have a couple of clips from 1994 when Mt. Spokane hosted the NORBA National Cross Country Mountain Bike Race. At the time the event was a big deal for the mountain bike community, as ESPN was on hand to cover the race which was part of a national series. The winners were John Tomac and Juliana Furtado.
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Let's get dirty on Throwback Thursday! We have a couple of clips from 1994 when Mt. Spokane hosted the NORBA National Cross Country Mountain Bike Race. At the time the event was a big deal for the mountain bike community, as ESPN was on hand to cover the race which was part of a national series. The winners were John Tomac and Juliana Furtado.
  • Throwback Thursday Canoe Race

    Throwback Thursday Canoe Race

    Thursday, June 5 2014 1:03 PM EDT2014-06-05 17:03:08 GMT
    KHQ.com - Throwback Thursday! July 11, 1989 featured the annual US West Cellular Canoe Classic, a 43 mile race along the Spokane River that took paddlers from Coeur d'Alene to Spokane. Did you take part in the race? Did you watch it? We'd like to know!
    KHQ.com - Throwback Thursday! July 11, 1989 featured the annual US West Cellular Canoe Classic, a 43 mile race along the Spokane River that took paddlers from Coeur d'Alene to Spokane. Did you take part in the race? Did you watch it? We'd like to know!
  • THROWBACK THURSDAY: Spokane Grand Prix

    THROWBACK THURSDAY: Spokane Grand Prix

    Thursday, May 29 2014 12:18 PM EDT2014-05-29 16:18:53 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Anyone out there remember when there was an auto race in downtown Spokane? This week's Throwback Thursday recalls the 1988 Spokane Grand Prix. It was the second (and last) year the race was held in the streets of Spokane. Here's a few stories highlighting the goings on surrounding the event.
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Anyone out there remember when there was an auto race in downtown Spokane? This week's Throwback Thursday recalls the 1988 Spokane Grand Prix. It was the second (and last) year the race was held in the streets of Spokane. Here's a few stories highlighting the goings on surrounding the event.
  • Throwback Thursday: Sister Madonna Is The 'Top Nun'

    Throwback Thursday: Sister Madonna Is The 'Top Nun'

    Thursday, May 15 2014 5:03 PM EDT2014-05-15 21:03:07 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - This week's Throwback Thursday honors Spokane's Sister Madonna Buder, who was inducted into the USA Triathlon Hall of Fame. According to the usatriathlon.org "The Iron Nun" has 12 age-group victories at the Ironman World Championships in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii and has won dozens of national and world titles in Olympic-distance events.
    SPOKANE, Wash. - This week's Throwback Thursday honors Spokane's Sister Madonna Buder, who was inducted into the USA Triathlon Hall of Fame. According to the usatriathlon.org "The Iron Nun" has 12 age-group victories at the Ironman World Championships in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii and has won dozens of national and world titles in Olympic-distance events.
  • Kevin Costner Throwback from 1997!

    Kevin Costner Throwback from 1997!

    Thursday, May 8 2014 6:32 PM EDT2014-05-08 22:32:17 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - It's fair to say the movie wasn't a critical or box office success, but for the residents of Metaline Falls it was certainly a once in a lifetime experience to have Kevin Costner in town shooting his film "The Postman" in 1997. We found a few behind the scenes clips from the production, including a story on how the town was "transformed" for the big screen, and what the town (at the time) thought about having a Hollywood film shot in their hometown.
    SPOKANE, Wash. - It's fair to say the movie wasn't a critical or box office success, but for the residents of Metaline Falls it was certainly a once in a lifetime experience to have Kevin Costner in town shooting his film "The Postman" in 1997. We found a few behind the scenes clips from the production, including a story on how the town was "transformed" for the big screen, and what the town (at the time) thought about having a Hollywood film shot in their hometown.
  • THROWBACK THURSDAY: Take A Look Back At Our Look Back On Expo '74!

    THROWBACK THURSDAY: Take A Look Back At Our Look Back On Expo '74!

    Thursday, May 8 2014 2:31 PM EDT2014-05-08 18:31:05 GMT
    KHQ.COM - This Throwback Thursday is sort of a double  throwback. This is a story we ran in 1989 looking back on Expo '74. However, we have taken another look back at Expo '74 as it has now been 40 years since the World's Fair came to Spokane. KHQ has made a documentary about the event that put Spokane on the map and changed our history. >>>PHOTOS AND VIDEO INSIDE>>>
    KHQ.COM - This Throwback Thursday is sort of a double  throwback. This is a story we ran in 1989 looking back on Expo '74. However, we have taken another look back at Expo '74 as it has now been 40 years since the World's Fair came to Spokane. KHQ has made a documentary about the event that put Spokane on the map and changed our history. >>>PHOTOS AND VIDEO INSIDE>>>
  • Throwback Thursday: Bloomsday Back In 1989!

    Throwback Thursday: Bloomsday Back In 1989!

    Thursday, May 1 2014 1:29 PM EDT2014-05-01 17:29:23 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Do you love the 80's? Do you love Bloomsday? This week's Throwback features some awesome footage from Bloomsday 25 years ago. Were you there? We'd like to know. The overall male/female winners in 1989 were John Halvorsen (his time: 34:21)and Lynn Williams (her time: 39:30).
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Do you love the 80's? Do you love Bloomsday? This week's Throwback features some awesome footage from Bloomsday 25 years ago. Were you there? We'd like to know. The overall male/female winners in 1989 were John Halvorsen (his time: 34:21)and Lynn Williams (her time: 39:30).
  • THROWBACK THURSDAY: Monsters of ROCK Comes To Spokane In 1988!

    THROWBACK THURSDAY: Monsters of ROCK Comes To Spokane In 1988!

    Thursday, April 24 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-04-24 22:20:52 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Throwback Thursday. 1988. Monsters of Rock. Joe Albi Stadium. Need we say more? One of the biggest rock and roll tours of the year made a stop in Spokane, bringing a number of notable bands including Van Halen, Metallica, Scorpions, Dokken and Kingdom Come.
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Throwback Thursday. 1988. Monsters of Rock. Joe Albi Stadium. Need we say more? One of the biggest rock and roll tours of the year made a stop in Spokane, bringing a number of notable bands including Van Halen, Metallica, Scorpions, Dokken and Kingdom Come.
  • Throwback Thursday: Who Remembers The NFL Draft From 1993? It Was A Big Year For WSU's Drew Bledsoe!

    Throwback Thursday: Who Remembers The NFL Draft From 1993? It Was A Big Year For WSU's Drew Bledsoe!

    Thursday, April 24 2014 4:39 PM EDT2014-04-24 20:39:30 GMT
    KHQ.COM - With this being "Cougar Week" in Spokane and the NFL Draft coming up, this week's TBT video clip looks back at the 1993 NFL Draft when WSU's Drew Bledsoe was the #1 pick by the New England Patriots.
    KHQ.COM - With this being "Cougar Week" in Spokane and the NFL Draft coming up, this week's TBT video clip looks back at the 1993 NFL Draft when WSU's Drew Bledsoe was the #1 pick by the New England Patriots.
  • THROWBACK THURSDAY: Chris Rock Performs Standup Comedy At Gonzaga In 1993

    THROWBACK THURSDAY: Chris Rock Performs Standup Comedy At Gonzaga In 1993

    Thursday, April 10 2014 12:11 PM EDT2014-04-10 16:11:45 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Anyone remember seeing Chris Rock do standup comedy at Gonzaga in the 1990's? We came across this clip in the KHQ archives from April 1993. The show was at Gonzaga's Martin Centre. The Spokesman Review's headline on May 5th was "Rock delivers good, dirty fun."
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Anyone remember seeing Chris Rock do standup comedy at Gonzaga in the 1990's? We came across this clip in the KHQ archives from April 1993. The show was at Gonzaga's Martin Centre. The Spokesman Review's headline on May 5th was "Rock delivers good, dirty fun."
  • Throwback Thursday! Spokane Chiefs Bring Home Memorial Cup In 1991

    Throwback Thursday! Spokane Chiefs Bring Home Memorial Cup In 1991

    Thursday, April 3 2014 2:58 PM EDT2014-04-03 18:58:49 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Their season may have ended last week for the Spokane Chiefs, but for this Throwback Thursday we look back at much better times in 1991 when the team took home the Memorial Cup Trophy for the first time ever. The Chiefs defeated Drummondville, Quebec 5-1 in the final.
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Their season may have ended last week for the Spokane Chiefs, but for this Throwback Thursday we look back at much better times in 1991 when the team took home the Memorial Cup Trophy for the first time ever. The Chiefs defeated Drummondville, Quebec 5-1 in the final.
  • Throwback Thursday! 1990 Was A Great Year For Former MLB Player & WSU Cougar, John Olerud!

    Throwback Thursday! 1990 Was A Great Year For Former MLB Player & WSU Cougar, John Olerud!

    Thursday, April 3 2014 1:37 PM EDT2014-04-03 17:37:10 GMT
    KHQ.COM - Throwback Thursday! This week we have a clip from 1990 featuring former major league first baseman and WSU Cougar John Olerud. In his 17 years in the majors Olerud had a .295 average while playing for Toronto, NY Mets, NY Yankees, Seattle and Boston.
    KHQ.COM - Throwback Thursday! This week we have a clip from 1990 featuring former major league first baseman and WSU Cougar John Olerud. In his 17 years in the majors Olerud had a .295 average while playing for Toronto, NY Mets, NY Yankees, Seattle and Boston.
  • Throwback Thursday! Kjerstin Bell Through The Years

    Throwback Thursday! Kjerstin Bell Through The Years

    Thursday, March 27 2014 11:31 AM EDT2014-03-27 15:31:14 GMT
    KHQ.COM - Kjerstin Ramsing is an Emmy award winning reporter and anchor happy to call the Lilac City home. After growing up in Seattle, Kjerstin attended the University of Southern California. She earned a bachelors degree in Broadcast Journalism and studied International Relations. Her fondest news moment while in college was flying with the Blue Angels.
    KHQ.COM - Kjerstin Ramsing is an Emmy award winning reporter and anchor happy to call the Lilac City home. After growing up in Seattle, Kjerstin attended the University of Southern California. She earned a bachelors degree in Broadcast Journalism and studied International Relations. Her fondest news moment while in college was flying with the Blue Angels.
  • Throwback Thursday: Were You Drinking Coffee In 1991, The Year The Coffee Craze Began?

    Throwback Thursday: Were You Drinking Coffee In 1991, The Year The Coffee Craze Began?

    Thursday, March 20 2014 3:56 PM EDT2014-03-20 19:56:52 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - This week's Throwback Thursday goes back to 1991 and where we found this story on "Spokane's latest trend: coffee." In the early 90's before Cravens, Thomas Hammer and even Dutch Brothers, the Inland Northwest's espresso obsession was just taking hold. Do you remember what you paid for a latte in 1991?
    SPOKANE, Wash. - This week's Throwback Thursday goes back to 1991 and where we found this story on "Spokane's latest trend: coffee." In the early 90's before Cravens, Thomas Hammer and even Dutch Brothers, the Inland Northwest's espresso obsession was just taking hold. Do you remember what you paid for a latte in 1991?
  • Throwback Thursday! Get To Know KHQ's Katie Steiner!

    Throwback Thursday! Get To Know KHQ's Katie Steiner!

    Thursday, March 13 2014 3:43 PM EDT2014-03-13 19:43:56 GMT
    KHQ.COM - Katie is the morning reporter here on KHQ Local News Today. She started here at KHQ in January of 2012. Originally from Minnesota, Katie is all about the outdoors, and playing sports.
    KHQ.COM - Katie is the morning reporter here on KHQ Local News Today. She started here at KHQ in January of 2012. Originally from Minnesota, Katie is all about the outdoors, and playing sports.
  • Throwback Thursday! 1993 Was A Good Year For Pearl Jam

    Throwback Thursday! 1993 Was A Good Year For Pearl Jam

    Thursday, March 13 2014 2:43 PM EDT2014-03-13 18:43:54 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Happy Throwback Thursday! 1993 was a good year for Pearl Jam fans in the Inland Northwest. The band made their first visit to Spokane, playing at The Met in July. The Met is now called The Bing Crosby Theater. The show was a surprise to many Pearl Jam fans and caused quite a commotion downtown as people rushed to get in line for tickets for the show which was 24 hours later.
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Happy Throwback Thursday! 1993 was a good year for Pearl Jam fans in the Inland Northwest. The band made their first visit to Spokane, playing at The Met in July. The Met is now called The Bing Crosby Theater. The show was a surprise to many Pearl Jam fans and caused quite a commotion downtown as people rushed to get in line for tickets for the show which was 24 hours later.
  • Throwback Thursday! Get To Know Kalae Chock Through The Years!

    Throwback Thursday! Get To Know Kalae Chock Through The Years!

    Thursday, March 6 2014 10:21 AM EST2014-03-06 15:21:49 GMT
    KHQ.COM - It's throwback Thursday! Today we want to share some photos of KHQ's Kalae Chock through the years. Kalae was born in Spokane, the City where her parents met in the late 70s. Her dad, Henry, was here to go to school and play football with friends from Hawaii. Her mom, Jan, moved to the "big city" from rural Three Forks, Montana.
    KHQ.COM - It's throwback Thursday! Today we want to share some photos of KHQ's Kalae Chock through the years. Kalae was born in Spokane, the City where her parents met in the late 70s. Her dad, Henry, was here to go to school and play football with friends from Hawaii. Her mom, Jan, moved to the "big city" from rural Three Forks, Montana.
  • THROWBACK THURSDAY: Olympic Torch Run In Spokane!

    THROWBACK THURSDAY: Olympic Torch Run In Spokane!

    Thursday, February 6 2014 1:41 PM EST2014-02-06 18:41:36 GMT
    KHQ.COM - In this week's Throwback Thursday we get into the Olympic spirit by looking back at a couple of inspirational stories from the 2002 Olympic torch run in Spokane! Tom Higgins was one of those runners. In 2001 Higgins was paralyzed in a sledding accident. The next year he had the honor of being one of the runners who carried the Olympic torch through the streets of Spokane.
    KHQ.COM - In this week's Throwback Thursday we get into the Olympic spirit by looking back at a couple of inspirational stories from the 2002 Olympic torch run in Spokane! Tom Higgins was one of those runners. In 2001 Higgins was paralyzed in a sledding accident. The next year he had the honor of being one of the runners who carried the Olympic torch through the streets of Spokane.
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