MONDAY, SEPT. 17, 2018
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.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 16, 2018
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.
MONDAY, SEPT. 10, 2018
The Spokane City Council threw its support Monday behind two propositions which will ask voters in November to fund millions in school and library construction.
Family, friends and colleagues of the late Spokane Parks Director Bill Fearn gathered in Riverfront Park Monday to remember his legacy by setting aside a portion of the park as a conservation area named in his honor.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 6, 2018
A Spokane man who was arrested for repeatedly hitting a police officer with a Bible last year was convicted of assault and resisting arrest in Clarkston Tuesday.
After a federal appeals court ruled that prosecuting people for sleeping on the street when they can’t find shelter is unconstitutional, Spokane’s city officials are reviewing local ordinances that restrict sitting, sleeping and camping in public spaces.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 5, 2018
Spokane’s Mayor David Condon pledged $2 million dollars to hire 10 additional police officers and cover the cost of 48 grant funded fire personnel, but has not yet determined how to fund those new positions.
MONDAY, SEPT. 3, 2018
Health care is now available at Blessings Under the Bridge, a weekly event that provides food and basic care items to Spokane’s homeless population.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 2, 2018
Car collectors and pinup enthusiasts celebrated 1950s nostalgia with retro cars, fashion, art and rockabilly music at the inaugural Retro Revelry event in Post Falls Saturday.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 1, 2018
Spokane police arrested a suspect accused of stabbing a man over an unintentional dogfight at a park in West Central two weeks ago.
THURSDAY, AUG. 30, 2018
The aroma of traditional street fare and new novelty foods mingled together in Riverfront Park Thursday afternoon, as thousands enjoyed the 39th annual Pig Out in the Park music and food festival.
A program to consolidate the region’s emergency communications services drew fresh criticism this month following the hiring of an executive director to oversee the transition.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 29, 2018
A Spokane area man sustained burns to 30 percent of his body Tuesday after he lit a cigarette while transporting open containers of gasoline in front of the Multicare Valley Hospital in Spokane Valley.
TUESDAY, AUG. 28, 2018
A former Liberty Mutual insurance employee was charged in Spokane for theft and filing a false insurance claim after she reported her diamond ring went missing and investigators say she sold it to a local pawn shop.
SATURDAY, AUG. 25, 2018
Ringing bells and drum beats filled Riverfront Park Saturday, as hundreds of Native American families gathered on the shores of the Spokane River for a powwow celebrating heritage, culture and community.
FRIDAY, AUG. 24, 2018
A man was found dead in a car near Safeway near Hillyard in Spokane Friday afternoon.
THURSDAY, AUG. 23, 2018
Democratic congressional candidate Lisa Brown made the case for her candidacy to an audience of about 300 potential voters Thursday night at the Spokane Valley Event Center, listening to audience concerns about Social Security and health care.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 22, 2018
An Idaho judge sentenced Ronald Nold, who had leadership roles in several Eagles clubs in Idaho and was twice convicted of sex crimes, to life in prison after he pleaded guilty to using the internet to entice a child.
TUESDAY, AUG. 21, 2018
Northeast winds dispersed much of the smoke that hung over Spokane on Sunday and Monday, but the Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency predicts a directional change could bring more smoke to the region.
A bicyclist was killed Tuesday in north Spokane after he collided with a freight truck that was turning into a parking lot.
SATURDAY, AUG. 18, 2018
Thousands of vintage automobile enthusiasts filtered through the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center on Saturday to purchase hot rods and show off their vintage car collections at the Goodguys 17th Great Northwest Nationals car show.
Armed gun enthusiasts and local politicians gathered at Franklin Park Saturday to advocate for their second amendment rights
FRIDAY, AUG. 17, 2018
Before 3-week-old Emmett Sherman was taken to a hospital earlier this month due to troubled breathing, police say his parents “Googled” the injuries and found them to be minor.
THURSDAY, AUG. 16, 2018
Idaho Fish and Game captured a young grizzly bear that had raided chicken coops in North Idaho late Wednesday night.
Police arrested a Spokane man accused of causing the death of his 3-week-old son by abusing him.