In Spokane, the Spanish flu was not yet considered a local problem. Soon, it would be.
Almost 100 migrants became naturalized U.S. citizens Monday morning at the CenterPlace event center in Spokane Valley.
The Spokane County Interstate Fair was a gate-busting success this year with ticket sales exceeding more than 200,000 for the first time in six years.
The event, co-hosted by The Spokesman-Review’s Northwest Passages forum and KHQ-TV, will air live on local broadcast television from the Bing Crosby Theater in downtown Spokane. It’ll be the first time McMorris Rodgers and Brown share a stage in pursuit of Eastern Washington’s seat in Congress this November.
The Spokane City Council overrode Mayor David Condon's veto of an ordinance that would push the city to switch to completely sustainable energy by 2030 in a six-to-one vote during the Northeast Community Center town hall Monday.
The Stevens County Sheriff’s Office has released the names of four suspects after deputies raided two illegal dog breeding operations last week.
Pullman police arrested a 19-year-old Cheney man Monday for allegedly starting several fires on Washington State University’s Greek Row.
Detectives are seeking help identifying a woman whose body was found in the Spokane River on Saturday morning.
Providence Health Care has opened two express care clinics at Walgreens stores in Spokane and Spokane Valley.
Two people escaped Sunday night when a fire tore through their home near Bridgeport, Washington, but another two residents remained unaccounted for Monday afternoon, according to Douglas County Sheriff Kevin Morris.
Washington State University placed Jason Gesser, a former quarterback and current athletic department employee, on administrative leave Monday after a former Cougar athlete came forward with new allegations that Gesser tried to force himself on her after a fundraising event in 2015.
Plenty of former Spokane residents were in Seattle working in the great wartime shipyards on Puget Sound.
George Ethan Bartoo was one Spokane’s first mechanics and car dealers. As a young man in the 1880s in Indiana, he and a friend built a simple steam-powered cart which could run and drive but “had a habit of shaking to pieces,” he said.
A novice blacksmith holds a thin steel bar over a bed of hot, refined coals. With heat and force, hammer, chisel and vise, the metal could be many things: rustic nails, decorative hair pins, a slithering toy snake for her son. Mallory Battista, a local graphic designer working a forge at the 2018 Spokane County Interstate Fair, said the color of the metal when exposed to high heat lets a smith know the temperature of the steel they’re working with. Red is ideal, and once a piece of metal begins to turn yellow, it could begin to melt or burn up, ruining the project.
The Spokane library system will ask voters for $77 million to pay for large renovations. It’s the first major update the system has seen since new libraries were built in the 1990s, staff say.
War news once again dominated the pages of the Spokane Daily Chronicle.
Kayla Wiggins and her llama Argento know how to win.
Hundreds of volunteers joined the 15th Annual Spokane River Clean-Up on Saturday for a day of hauling mattresses, shopping carts and any garbage or recycling they could find out of the river. The event, hosted by The Lands Council, covered Spokane Valley, the University District, the Downtown River Gorge area and Riverside State Park.
A lobbying effort by former Riverfront Park Director Hal McGlathery and citizens pushing for the return of low-cost rides in the new park failed to attract a majority of the Spokane Park Board on Thursday, who nixed the idea after a feasibility study showed it could cost the city up to $750,000 over the next 20 years and said it wasn’t compatible with the downtown park’s future.
A body was found in the Spokane River east of Harvard Road Saturday.
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