Bloomsday Restrictions On Backpacks And Related Items - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: Bloomsday Restrictions On Backpacks And Related Items

**Press Release From Bloomsday Officials**

Because of additional security restrictions at this year's Bloomsday Run, participants will not be allowed to wear backpacks. This includes "string-style" backpacks. Additional information:

  • The restriction apples to hydration systems as well (e.g. Camelpack). There is plenty of water on the Bloomsday course.
  • If necessary, participants may wear a small fanny pack to carry keys, cash, ID, etc. These will be subject to inspection.
  • Those pushing strollers may bring a bag or pack to carry what they need (diapers, snacks, etc.) to take care of their children during Bloomsday.
  • Corporate Cup participants should check with their team captain for special instructions relating to this division.
  • Volunteers can bring what they need to their work stations, but volunteers must be wearing their volunteer race crew shirts and/or have appropriate credentials.
  • Spectators are also asked not to bring backpacks or coolers to the course.
  • No bags may be left unattended at any time.
    • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

    • Door-to-door solicitor uses racial slur against Spokane woman

      Door-to-door solicitor uses racial slur against Spokane woman

      Sunday, July 23 2017 9:39 PM EDT2017-07-24 01:39:10 GMT

      SPOKANE, Wash. - One Spokane couple is furious after they say someone who went door-to-door asking for donations used a racial slur against them. Roger and Christina Wink were at home when they heard a knock at the door. Christina answered, and a man described to be in his 20s said he was collecting money to send care packages to active military.

      >>

      SPOKANE, Wash. - One Spokane couple is furious after they say someone who went door-to-door asking for donations used a racial slur against them. Roger and Christina Wink were at home when they heard a knock at the door. Christina answered, and a man described to be in his 20s said he was collecting money to send care packages to active military.

      >>
    • Evacuation orders lifted for Bissell fire near Hunters in Stevens County

      Evacuation orders lifted for Bissell fire near Hunters in Stevens County

      Monday, July 24 2017 10:13 PM EDT2017-07-25 02:13:53 GMT

      STEVENS COUNTY, Wash. - Update 7:10 p.m.: Trooper Jeff Sevigney with Washington State Patrol reports the Bissell fire near Hunters, Washington, is 411 acres and 10 percent contained as of Monday night. All evacuation orders for residents in the vicinity have been lifted Monday night according to Stevens County Emergency Management.

      >>

      STEVENS COUNTY, Wash. - Update 7:10 p.m.: Trooper Jeff Sevigney with Washington State Patrol reports the Bissell fire near Hunters, Washington, is 411 acres and 10 percent contained as of Monday night. All evacuation orders for residents in the vicinity have been lifted Monday night according to Stevens County Emergency Management.

      >>
    • Teenage driver livestreams part of deadly crash on Instagram; victim identified

      Teenage driver livestreams part of deadly crash on Instagram; victim identified

      Monday, July 24 2017 5:58 PM EDT2017-07-24 21:58:50 GMT

      MERCED, Calif. (AP) - Authorities have released the name of a California girl killed in a crash that occurred as her older sister was livestreaming while driving the car. Merced County Sheriff Vern Warnke identified the girl Monday as 14-year-old Jacqueline Sanchez of Stockton.      Authorities say she was ejected Friday...

      >>

      MERCED, Calif. (AP) - Authorities have released the name of a California girl killed in a crash that occurred as her older sister was livestreaming while driving the car. Merced County Sheriff Vern Warnke identified the girl Monday as 14-year-old Jacqueline Sanchez of Stockton.      Authorities say she was ejected Friday...

      >>
    HD DOPPLER 6i
    /
    • Top Stories from KHQHomeMore>>

    • Mad Minute stories from Monday, July 24th

      Mad Minute stories from Monday, July 24th

      Monday, July 24 2017 5:39 PM EDT2017-07-24 21:39:13 GMT
      Mad Minute for 12/30/16Mad Minute for 12/30/16

      Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Monday, July 24th.

      >>

      Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Monday, July 24th.

      >>
    • 'Nurse in' held in support of breastfeeding Spokane mom

      'Nurse in' held in support of breastfeeding Spokane mom

      Monday, July 24 2017 11:44 PM EDT2017-07-25 03:44:04 GMT

      SPOKANE, Wash. - If you were near Physzique Fitness in South Spokane Monday morning, you may be wondering what all the mothers and babies were doing outside. We learned they were holding a 'nurse-in' to show their support for a mother who said she had a negative breastfeeding experience at the facility.

      >>

      SPOKANE, Wash. - If you were near Physzique Fitness in South Spokane Monday morning, you may be wondering what all the mothers and babies were doing outside. We learned they were holding a 'nurse-in' to show their support for a mother who said she had a negative breastfeeding experience at the facility.

      >>
    • Law enforcement warning motorists about new distracted driving law

      Law enforcement warning motorists about new distracted driving law

      Monday, July 24 2017 11:26 PM EDT2017-07-25 03:26:58 GMT

      SPOKANE, Wash. - The next time your phone rings while you’re driving you better not pick it up, unless you don’t mind a $136 fine. The new distracted driving law in Washington, also called the DUI-E law, went into effect Sunday, and local law enforcement are reminding drivers to be completely hands-free.

      >>

      SPOKANE, Wash. - The next time your phone rings while you’re driving you better not pick it up, unless you don’t mind a $136 fine. The new distracted driving law in Washington, also called the DUI-E law, went into effect Sunday, and local law enforcement are reminding drivers to be completely hands-free.

      >>