For the past few days, Spokane residents had nurtured the hope that the monthlong ban on public gatherings would be lifted. Yet after Dr. J.B. Anderson recited the grim statistics, everyone on Spokane’s health board reached the same conclusion: It would be perilous to lift the ban.
An order from the Vatican on Monday widened a rift in the Roman Catholic Church over how to handle the ongoing sexual abuse crisis in the United States. That rift was exemplified in comments by two church leaders that have overseen the Spokane diocese.
Reported hate crimes in Spokane rose by 175 percent from 2016 to 2017, according to new data released Tuesday by the FBI.
The city will soon spend about $305,000 on a new armored vehicle for the Spokane Police Department, which uses money one City Council member said should be used on new patrol cars.
The city of Spokane Valley has hired a lobbyist to help the city secure federal transportation funding for future rail projects.
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Spokane is relocating downtown’s heart sculptures to more secure locations following vandalism that damaged several of the pieces.
Spokane’s Skate Ribbon is slated to open Saturday
Following the recommendation of Spokane Police Ombudsman Bart Logue, a civilian panel voted unanimously Tuesday night for a deeper look into the actions of an officer responding to a protester near the Spokane Club for U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers.
Spokane Police officers arrested two men Saturday in connection with the theft of guns and guitars from cars. Police caught the suspects after the victim of the burglaries helped police find the items for sale online.
A US Bank in Reardan, Washington was robbed on Tuesday.
A burglary victim was able to track his stolen property through an online selling app, leading to the arrest of two men over the weekend.
A man was arrested Monday night after multiple people reported a drive-by shooting in the area of Sprague Avenue and Browne Street in downtown Spokane.
Phillip Tyler, a prominent community activist who has faced multiple allegations of domestic violence from his ex-wives, announced Tuesday he’s running for Spokane City Council President.
A proposed development of 236 homes and 38,000 square feet of office, retail and commercial space on Spokane’s South Hill faces a deadline this week as it seeks approval from City Hall.
Local residents complaining about early signs of winter isn’t just a tiresome form of whining. It’s a love song to Spokane.
Spokane’s theaters were making plans to open after a nearly month-long closure due to the outbreak of the Spanish flu.
Washington and the rest of the Pacific Northwest have been dealing with an increasingly extended and costly fire season – spurred by rising temperatures due to climate change. This year was the worst wildfire season on record, with more than 1,700 wildfires reported – most of which started in Eastern Washington. But unlike California, Washington’s fire season typically ends in October, mostly due to colder temperatures and humidity.
A proposal that some say will turn City Hall into a daytime homeless shelter has been shelved for at least a month after city employees raised concerns about safety and cleanliness.
Developers may dump 330,000 cubic yards of dirt atop the old Painted Hills Golf Course in Spokane Valley as part of a plan to bring the site above the floodplain and then build hundreds of homes.
Spokane City Council approved a 1 percent property tax increase Monday, which will be used to pay for police and fire department vehicles.
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