Spokane International Airport reported business as usual, despite a record number of TSA screener sick-outs nationally, stemming from the partial government shutdown which began a month ago.
A storm will bring heavy mountain snow and a potentially treacherous morning commute to the Inland Northwest on Wednesday.
An estimated 40,000 workers went on strike in the big shipyards of Seattle and Tacoma, precipitating a crisis.
For years, many buildings in East Central Spokane between Altamont and Thor streets sat vacant and dilapidated. Now, residents are revitalizing the neighborhood – specifically along Fifth Avenue – with a restaurant, retail, and plans for the Carl Maxey Center.
Most of the City of Spokane and Spokane County government offices will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. day Monday, with only some public works services and law enforcement offices staying open for the holiday.
The name Cohn has been associated with the furniture business for more than 130 years. The extensive Russian Jewish clan, along with several other families, arrived in Oregon in the 1870s after a long trek by wagon and on foot from North Dakota. The Spokane store was founded by Harry, Hyman and Joseph Cohn in 1895.
RICHMOND, Va. – Some prominent legislators are backing a bill to raise the minimum age for buying cigarettes and vapes from 18 to 21 in Virginia, a state where tobacco once loomed so large that images of the leaves adorn its stately Capitol. Alarmed by rampant vaping by teens, a group of Republicans and Democrats in both the House and Senate rolled out legislation last week targeting an industry whose roots in the Commonwealth stretch back four centuries to the Jamestown Colony.
The “car men” – streetcar operators – of Spokane declared “war” on one-man streetcars.
Former Spokane Valley firefighter Jon Sprague, who was fired by the Spokane Valley Fire Department for sending religious emails through his work account, was awarded $900,000 in a settlement.
Where you live can have a big influence on your health.
Dr. John Anderson was strolling down Riverside Avenue in downtown Spokane when a man spit on the sidewalk in front of him – a common, if foul, occurrence. It was also an arrestable offense, as the man would soon find out.
Two-and-a-half-year-old Aveline Jones plodded in her yellow shoes, pink pants and black coat with her hand firmly in her mother’s grasp Monday as they joined about 3,000 other marchers to celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
The third Spokane’s Women’s March drew around 3,000 people Saturday.
A group of boosters were touting a new route for a proposed Columbia Basin irrigation project – although this was not the same irrigation project that was later made possible by the Grand Coulee Dam.
Spokane Councilman Breean Beggs described it as “the end of the beginning.” In opening remarks at the last in a series of four housing policy forums, Beggs pointed to the “suite of ordinances” passed at Monday’s City Council meeting as a first step in removing barriers to new multi-family and infill housing.
The sole surviving member of the South Selkirk Caribou herd was captured by Canadian officials, Monday.
Spokane’s first Indigenous Peoples March, held Friday in coordination with
The project – Lyons Business Park – calls for construction of three buildings on more than 4 acres at 6510 N. Lidgerwood Ave., according to plans filed with the city.
Joshua McPhee still reports to his federal air traffic controller job at the Spokane International Airport, but he isn’t getting a paycheck. Nothing on the national news makes the couple hopeful. Instead of movement toward passage of a federal budget, they see a stalemate, with politicians from either side digging in.
William Vane was arrested in a remote cabin at Bead Lake – which once and for all proved that his “drowning” in the Pend Oreille River had been a desperate hoax.
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