Local & Regional

Local Spokane bugler honors deceased veterans with personal touch Spokane bugler honors deceased veterans with personal touch
Since 2001, retired Army Reserve Lt. Col. Philip Kowzan, has played taps at military honor funerals in the Spokane area. His debut came unexpectedly at longtime friend Ivan Brayman's funeral.
Local Pinot noir celebrates 50 years in Willamette Valley Pinot noir celebrates 50 years in Willamette Valley (Photo Gallery)
The founding families of Oregon pinot noir scoured the Pacific Northwest to find the perfect place for vines that need long, cool, consistent summers. An area with a growing season that won't freeze the buds before they burst into grapes, but won't scorch the delicate fruit, either.