In the summer of 2010, reporters at South Dakota’s Argus Leader newspaper came up with the idea of requesting data about the government’s food assistance program. They sent a stream of what they thought were routine requests for information to Washington. Trying to get that data has taken the paper more than eight years and landed it at the Supreme Court, which will hear the case Monday.
Homeowners, designers and even celebrities are warming to the idea of laminate surfaces thanks to new technology that mimics the look and feel of real stone and wood. The pendulum started swinging back toward less-expensive surfaces around 2005 when birch plywood, reclaimed wood and concrete started being used in a more modern way.
French yellow vest protesters set fires along a march route through Paris to call attention to their problems
United Methodist Church is on a path toward likely breakup over differences on same-sex marriage and ordination of LGBT pastors.
The rainbow trout writhed in the water as 5-year-old Mason Lynch reeled it in. The drag on the reel was set low, but with his grandmother Lu Ann Glasser’s help, he was able to slowly reel it in.
Friends, family and loved ones continued to wait Saturday for a Canadian rescue team to search for Spokane climber Jess Roskelley and his two climbing partners.
You know it’s officially spring when plant sales start cropping up around town. Two big sales are scheduled for next weekend and the purchases you make at each will benefit the community. The Spokane County Master Gardeners’ annual Garden Fair and Plant Sale is April 27 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. It will be held in and around the Spokane County Extension building located at 222 N. Havana St.
Identical 9-year-old twins Carter and Zoe Thompson said one of their main goals in the Jr. Bloomsday run Saturday was to beat the other in the race.
City officials say a tiger mauled a zookeeper at the Topeka Zoo in northeastern Kansas.
An Oregon county has agreed to pay $100,000 to a black employee who sued alleging she was harassed after asking that a Blue Lives Matter flag not be displayed in the office.
An animal rights group is alleging Washington State University may have concealed from federal regulators that it terminated a research project in which four rabbits died.
The City of Seattle is asking Yakima County and state corrections officials why prisoners who had been released were dropped off underneath Interstate 5 downtown.
Militia members attacked an Ebola treatment center hours after another attack killed a staffer with the World Health Organization, a Congolese official said Saturday.
In the summer of 2010, reporters at South Dakota’s Argus Leader newspaper decided to request data about the government’s food assistance program, previously known as food stamps. Eight years they are headed to the Supreme Court over the request.
Delmar Phillips, 16, “The King of the Boy Burglars,” was nabbed by a detective when he tried to steal a Ford auto from in front of the Hippodrome Theater.
The Legislature saw a wide variety of bills addressing marijuana and the state’s growing industry this year.
Budget cuts and layoffs at Spokane Public Schools may mean that students are let out of school 75 minutes early every Friday to give teachers weekly preparation and planning time.
Everything went according to plan at the Cathedral of Notre Dame last week. Except for the part where a fire broke out.
Contrary to public belief ... Some runners don’t run races.
Spokane County Marriage licenses