THURSDAY, FEB. 14, 2019
A former bookkeeper for Greater Spokane County Meals on Wheels faces a federal wire fraud charge for allegedly spending funds that were supposed to be used by the non-profit charity that works to deliver meals to the elderly.
Dairy owner Jason Sheehan gathered his employees Saturday and they formed a plan to deal with the predicted storm expected that day in the Yakima Valley that was supposed to dump from 3 to 5 inches of snow. But the blizzard that hit left them devastated.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 13, 2019
Pancho won his class, but he almost had a chance to win it all.
TUESDAY, FEB. 12, 2019
Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson on Tuesday called out sheriffs and police chiefs who have publicly said they won’t enforce Initiative 1639, saying they should follow the new gun law because it is the “will of the people” and because their inaction could cost taxpayers.
MONDAY, FEB. 11, 2019
Five businesses were destroyed Monday morning after a fire tore through a historic brick building in downtown Sandpoint.
THURSDAY, FEB. 7, 2019
David R. McConnell warned his stepdaughter if she ever told police about how he impregnated her years ago when she was 14, he would take her other children and she would never see them again, according to court records.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 6, 2019
Washington farmers can expect a tougher year covering expenses even if political leaders finalize trade agreements with the countries that import apples, beef and wheat from the Evergreen State, a Washington State University professor said.
MONDAY, FEB. 4, 2019
The wheels, all 6 feet, 6 inches of them, are polished on the shiny new John Deere R4045 sprayer, which is about two stories tall and can extend its arms to spray 120 feet of field in a single pass. But the massive new piece of equipment may be a tough sell as many farmers face an uncertain market after an economic roller coaster 2018.
FRIDAY, FEB. 1, 2019
A fight at Ferris High School, in which a resource officer put his knee to a student’s neck, is drawing scrutiny about why Spokane Public Schools hired a former deputy with a history of violent conduct.
Stevens County Sheriff Brad Manke said on Friday that he will not enforce Initiative 1639, which brings sweeping changes for gun purchases, storage and background checks.
THURSDAY, JAN. 31, 2019
Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich has a message to those who want him to publicly refuse to enforce Washington’s new restrictive gun law: Don’t tread on me.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 30, 2019
Two more daughters of Laurcene “Lori” Isenberg, in addition to those who were sentenced in federal court Tuesday in Coeur d’Alene, have pleaded guilty receiving thousands of dollars that Isenberg stole from the North Idaho Housing Coalition.
TUESDAY, JAN. 29, 2019
The Spokane Police Department on Tuesday named Tyler Fisher and Jordan Orrell as the officers who shot and killed Dwight D. Steward on Jan. 23 after he reportedly refused commands to drop two knives he was holding.
A Coeur d’Alene woman, who remains under investigation for the suspicious death her husband from last February, pleaded guilty Tuesday to embezzling more than a half million dollars from the North Idaho Housing Coalition.
MONDAY, JAN. 28, 2019
Andrew Vathis rode a three-wheel bicycle. He sacked groceries. His smile changed lives.
FRIDAY, JAN. 25, 2019
The Washington State Patrol responded to two fatal collisions Friday, including one that continues keep both southbound lanes of U.S. Highway 195 closed near Spangle.
The Washington attorney general filed a lawsuit Friday alleging that clothing marketer LuLaRoe, and its business model which uses “fashion consultants,” is actually a pyramid scheme used to defraud those persons it recruits to sell the clothing.
THURSDAY, JAN. 24, 2019
Spokane’s homeless will be asked Saturday to come to church.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 23, 2019
North Idaho College officials won’t explain why late in the season they would fire a three-time national champion coach of a wrestling team that is currently ranked No. 4 in the nation.
MONDAY, JAN. 21, 2019
A 2-year-old Sandpoint girl was killed Monday morning in a collision on State Highway 200 about three miles east of Ponderay, Idaho.
Spokane police arrested two men accused of participating in a drive-by shooting early Sunday in north Spokane.
Two-and-a-half-year-old Aveline Jones plodded in her yellow shoes, pink pants and black coat with her hand firmly in her mother’s grasp Monday as they joined about 3,000 other marchers to celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
THURSDAY, JAN. 17, 2019
Spokane developer Ron Wells appeared in federal court this week and pleaded not guilty to charges that he was involved in a $6 million scheme to defraud insurance companies through a series of staged collisions.
A $30 million lawsuit challenging the way Spokane charges county residents for city water is coming to a utility bill near you.
FRIDAY, JAN. 11, 2019
A longtime Spokane chef has been sentenced to 20 years in prison on federal charges that he enticed two girls, ages 13 and 15, into making explicit videos and tried to do the same with a third. The girls live in Las Vegas, Atlanta and Houston.