The Peter Olson Mystery Case, as The Spokesman-Review called it, took a new turn. Olson was a farm worker from Minnesota who was discovered by a passerby, lying in a pool of his own blood in the woods in northwest Spokane.
A team of researchers on the Palouse pitched in directly to the $24 billion effort that sent man to the moon’s surface 50 years ago today, but their contribution to that historic mission has been almost entirely forgotten. Until now.
The Spokane Police Department is looking for information about the occupants of a light colored SUV caught on surveillance footage at the intersection of W. Main Ave. and Division St. moments before a July 13 shooting.
Smoke from the nearly 42,000-acre Cold Creek wildfire near the Tri-Cities is not expected to reach Spokane this weekend.
An attorney with the nonprofit Center for Justice filed the lawsuit Wednesday on behalf of Richard Dahl, a homeless man who lived in the tent city dubbed “Camp Hope” until police cleared it out in early December.
It’s been 91 years since Levi William “L.W.” Hutton last visited his century-old children’s home in Spokane Valley. But after Friday’s centennial celebration, in which the bright, bronze statue depicting the late philanthropist was unveiled to the world, you might say he has returned to the bucolic and historic campus that has provided long-term care to kids for a century.
Armored with weathered skin and a hint of sunburn, Spokane County Deputy Ron Nye looked down and went silent Friday when the prosecutor asked how the shooting at Freeman High School affected the only adult carrying a gun that day.
A man convicted of murdering and dismembering another man in 2015 was sentenced to 47 years in prison on Thursday.
Fire crews battled a three-structure fire Friday morning in West Central that neighbors say likely started from frequently seen squatters.
A pilot flying a small plane was forced to make an emergency landing on Idaho State Highway 97 on Thursday.
The Globe Bar & Kitchen posted a news release to its Facebook page to announce it is creating new policies to guard against drink tampering after claims on social media. Police have no evidence of an increase in incidents.
A proposal to build 415 homes on undeveloped, forested land in southwest Spokane is making its way through City Hall – and raising concerns about increased traffic – as the developer seeks permission to divide 83 acres of land into a suburban neighborhood.
A Spokane fireman was on his way to fish at Marshall Lake when he heard moaning and a cry for water in the woods, The Spokesman-Review reported.
The race to replace Sam Wood on the Spokane Valley City Council features four political newcomers who all say housing and homelessness are among the key issues at stake.
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office’s Community Diversion Unit works to divert people experiencing mental health crises away from the hospital or jail.
Spokane attorney William Hyslop was sworn in Thursday as U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington.
Idaho State Police say the motorcyclist swerved to avoid a flock of turkeys in the roadway around 5:30 p.m.
The fire was reported at approximately 2 p.m. on Thursday and drew response from the Department of Natural Resources, Fish and Wildlife, and Benton County crews.
Spokane Regional Emergency Communications celebrated its opening on Thursday morning with a press conference and tour of the Combined Communications Building – and with dozens picketing outside.
Twice in the past week, a man wielding a knife approached Kristen Tesarik’s house in the East Central neighborhood, stood outside the front door and left without harming anyone or taking anything.