SATURDAY, SEPT. 22, 2018
Hundreds flocked to this year’s Valleyfest on Saturday at the CenterPlace Regional Event Center and Maribeau Point Park in Spokane Valley.
Though the school shuttered in 1980, many of its graduates remain in the health care field. Dozens showed up Saturday at the hospital one last time to say farewell to the place that kicked off their careers.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 21, 2018
There can be many reasons why survivors of sexual assault don’t report: shame, guilt, embarrassment, denial or disgust. Not to mention fear – of losing a job, friends, colleagues, privacy, even one’s life. That’s why, experts say, about 7 out of 10 people who experience sexual assault never report it, according to Justice Department statistics.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 19, 2018
The last seconds of James C. Danforth’s life, captured on Spokane police body camera footage and 911 recordings last November in Hillyard, were released to the public Wednesday morning. Danforth, one of five people fatally shot by officers last year, was the only one who fired a weapon at police before he was killed.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 18, 2018
Almost 100 migrants became naturalized U.S. citizens Monday morning at the CenterPlace event center in Spokane Valley.
MONDAY, SEPT. 17, 2018
A knife-wielding man who was shot by three Cheney police officers in early September died as part of his plan to have police kill him, recently released court records show.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 14, 2018
Airway Heights police are looking for a man suspected of child luring after an elementary student reported she was stalked by a 20-to-30-year-old in a white truck.
A freeway traffic stop turned into a Hollywood-style vehicle crash Friday morning when a car took out a tree, traffic sign and power pole before jumping several feet into the air and skidding to a stop on its roof.
A woman was killed early Friday in an apartment fire in Hillyard.
While county officials wrestle with how best to lower the jail population with the help of a $1.75 million grant, a new system that sends defendants text reminders for upcoming court dates may do the trick.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 12, 2018
Spokane pet owners can breathe a collective sigh of relief on rumors of cat serial killer stalking the city, though a critter of interest is still at large.
City officials say the man was dumped into a Sunshine Disposal and Recycling truck at about 5 a.m. unbeknownst to the driver.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 11, 2018
The Cheney Police Department has identified the three officers who shot and killed a man outside of a Cheney grocery store on Sept. 3.
Chauncy “The Hillyard Hammer” Welliver may soon have another accolade to add to his belt after Spokane County sheriff’s deputies say he intervened in a domestic violence assault, saving a woman from further injury.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 9, 2018
Dennis Cronin thinks there’s reason to worry about Spokane County Superior Court. And it all starts with the image it presents to the public. Like a castle up high, overlooking the city with jutting spires and an impressive, protruding tower, the attorney likens it all to a medieval stronghold – the judges the elite royalty, the attorneys perhaps like barons and baronesses, and everyone else: commoners, servants, and at the bottom, detainees.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 6, 2018
A knife-wielding man who reportedly moved toward officers before they shot him multiple times outside of a Cheney grocery store was identified Wednesday as 40-year-old Steve L. Anderson, a father of two.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 5, 2018
For the second time this year, a woman accused of killing two people with her car and injuring a third is back in jail after failing to follow court mandated release conditions.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 4, 2018
Michael “Scott” Maclay, the Harley-riding respiratory therapist who changed his name to DumpOzzie Dot Com as part of a conspiracy-theory-fueled campaign to unseat Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich, died in a motorcycle crash Monday afternoon near Mashburn, Idaho.
Cheney police officers shot and killed a man late Monday after they say he moved toward them with a knife.
MONDAY, SEPT. 3, 2018
Staking out a spot before the annual Spokane Symphony's Labor Day Concert in Comstock Park can be serious business.
As Washington and Idaho wind down on one of the worst fire seasons on record, several blazes continue to burn unabated as they eat up firefighting efforts and spew smoke into the atmosphere.
Quick response from firefighters stopped a Spokane Valley gas station from going up in smoke Monday morning.
FRIDAY, AUG. 31, 2018
The relationship between business owners and the chronically homeless who spend much of their time in the six-block radius near Pacific Avenue and Division Street downtown has reached a boiling point this summer, leading many to become vocal for the first time since the House of Charity switched to 24/7 services in 2016.
THURSDAY, AUG. 30, 2018
After days of easy breathing, Spokane’s air dipped into unhealthy ranges Thursday morning just as kids returned to school for the year.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 29, 2018
A mother making a stop at a Spokane Valley gas station Wednesday morning returned to find her car – and child – missing.