U.S. Highway 2 across the Washington Cascades from Everett to Spokane now has the distinction of being the first electric-vehicle-friendly scenic byway in all of America. Numerous charging stations are in place across the span of snow-capped mountains, raging rivers, deep gorges, quaint towns and miles of wheat.
At the Marycliff 70th class reunion, graduates don’t speak of their big year in global events. They talk about the no-nonsense nuns who taught them and of 1947 Spokane being an opportunity-filled wonderland.
The city clerk’s office will review thousands of signatures on the two petitions, gathered in advance of the November ballot. Opponents of the proposal to fine coal and oil trains moving through downtown have hinted a legal challenge if the question makes it to Spokane voters.
A carjacking attempt was disrupted Sunday morning when the victim pulled the suspect from the driver’s seat of the moving vehicle and proceeded to chase him through backyards in Spokane’s Emerson/Garfield neighborhood.
If Congressional Republicans succeed in passing a sweeping health care bill, high-risk health insurance pools could make a comeback. The history of Washington’s pool provides a look at what coverage might look like for very sick Americans under a Republican health plan.
A consultant hired by the Spokane Police Department reviewed three years’ worth of data about how officers on the streets spend their time and said Monday the additional cops were needed to ensure the agency balanced its time between responding to calls and taking steps to suppress further crime.
CEO Harald Krueger’s announcement Monday coincides with the German automaker celebrating 25 years of manufacturing in Spartanburg County. The company also unveiled its newest BMW X3 sports-utility vehicle, which is built in Greer.