Deep cuts to agriculture programs in President Donald Trump’s proposed budget would have a devastating impact on U.S. wheat exports at a time when the country faces historic competition from overseas producers, according to wheat experts in Washington and Idaho.
A Spokane judge was fed up with the number of autos stolen by young joyriders, and two teenage boys paid the price. The judge sentenced Clement Colgan and Orrin Johanning to serve from one to 15 years in the state reformatory.
After announcing it would be shuttering all but three historic aviation beacons in the state due to funding, the Montana Department of Transportation’s division of Aeronautics is now convening a working group to study and make recommendations on the beacons’ future.
Some 79 years after he fell off a fishing boat and sank into obscurity, World War I veteran Henry Hartman finally had funeral services Thursday with full military honors in front of five generations of his family, most of whom he never got to meet.
In early Spokane, parks were primarily natural spaces used for picnics. When Parks Superintendent John W. Duncan retired in 1942, Spokane’s park system included more parks, plus features like playgrounds, swimming pools, golf courses and sports courts and fields. Duncan was born in Aberdeen, Scotland, and came to the United States as a boy. He studied park management and worked in Boston. He passed through Spokane in 1909 on his way to a convention in Seattle and returned the next year to become the city’s park superintendent.
The call woke Kevin Schultz at 6:15 a.m. on May 6. It was a sheriff’s deputy. He’d picked up Schultz’s 17-year-old adopted daughter Vanessa during a traffic stop near Nine Mile Falls. She had been riding with an older man known to be a “heavy meth user.”
A class of veterans dealing with the aftermath of war are healing through photography. Four vets are under the tutelage Christopher Chaffee, a Navy veteran and retired professional photographer who calls himself a “total techno photo geek.”
Costco is moving forward quickly with its plans to construct a new, 167,000 square foot retail warehouse near the site of the former Kaiser Aluminum smelter near Mead. Those plans include building a roundabout on Highway 2 that could have some neighbors crying foul.