SATURDAY, NOV. 17, 2018
An endowment provided to Rogers High School from the family of a former educator has begun funding lab equipment and college scholarships needed to fuel the aspirations of students like 16-year-old junior Savanna Wickering, who wants to solve the mysteries of how people die.
FRIDAY, NOV. 9, 2018
Folks in farm country may be the first to benefit from forced cooperation in Congress brought on by the Democratic takeover of the House of Representatives.
TUESDAY, NOV. 6, 2018
It appears the 4-year-old mystery of the missing football raffle money from Eastern Washington University, including the investigation that led to felony theft charges against an associate athletic director, has been settled after criminal trial was recently delayed this week for the 11th time.
SUNDAY, NOV. 4, 2018
The first time Hashim Akeel saw Cheney, he was struck by how small it was. It was 2015 and Akeel, from Saudi Arabia, drove over from the west side to drop off his Saudi friend, who had received a scholarship from his nation’s government to attend Eastern Washington University. Akeel, now a 22-year-old senior psychology major, is one of 411 Saudi students who attend EWU. As a result, Eastern ranks as one of the nation’s top recipients of money from a Saudi government fund that helps students like Akeel study abroad.
The scoreboard reflected a 19-13 win for No. 10 Washington State on Saturday night. But only a couple of key plays allowed the Cougars to celebrate a win over the Golden Bears.
SATURDAY, NOV. 3, 2018
Facing a third-down and three yards midway through the third quarter on Saturday, California quarterback Chase Garber went to the air.
What looked like a textbook pass breakup ended up with a short night for Washington State’s rush linebacker Dominick Silvels.
It didn’t take long for Spokane’s Evan Weaver to make an impression on the partisan crowd.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 31, 2018
A Coeur d’Alene woman, who remains under investigation for the suspicious death of her husband, made her first appearance Wednesday in federal court and pleaded not guilty to several charges alleging that she embezzled money from the North Idaho Housing Coalition.
After being acquitted in an earlier criminal case, Dennis D. Magner of Spokane has been found partially responsible in the wrongful death civil suit brought by the parents of two people killed in a boat crash in Lake Coeur d’Alene in 2016.
TUESDAY, OCT. 30, 2018
The daughters of a Coeur d’Alene woman, who is facing federal wire fraud charges and is the suspect in the death of her husband, pleaded guilty to charges related to their mother’s case Tuesday in federal court.
SATURDAY, OCT. 27, 2018
Spokane will lead the $10 billion effort to revamp the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ medical-records system, but questions remain about what veterans can expect and the computer program selected to make those changes.
THURSDAY, OCT. 25, 2018
Federal prosecutors have taken over the theft and fraud case against Laurcene “Lori” Isenberg, who remains under investigation for the death of her husband whose body was recovered last winter from Lake Coeur d’Alene.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24, 2018
Local and federal law enforcement agencies are helping sponsor National Prescription Drug “Take Back Day,” which will be held Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Spokane County Superior Court Judge James Triplet died Tuesday.
SUNDAY, OCT. 21, 2018
The No. 12 Oregon Ducks had marched down the field Saturday and scored their 20th unanswered point when the suddenly-ineffective Washington State Cougars took the ball late in the fourth quarter.
SATURDAY, OCT. 20, 2018
Pac 12 Commissioner Larry Scott addressed the media at halftime of the Oregon game to address the ongoing controversy over a missed targeting call in Washington State’s Sept. 21 loss at USC.
PULLMAN – Washington State radio broadcaster Matt Chazanow opened the pregame show Saturday honoring 89-year-old Bob Robertson, who finally hung up the ear phones after 52 years of calling Cougar games.
Proponents of Proposition 1 in Idaho claim the initiative will revitalize the horse racing industry in the Gem State and support public schools. But opponents argue it mostly will authorize gambling machines that will pump profits into the hands of three private interests.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 17, 2018
Well spoken and succinct, Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert L. Wilkie, Jr. addressed the Military Family Summit Wednesday at Fairchild Air Force Base by using the nation’s history to show the importance the government’s promise of future care.
FRIDAY, OCT. 12, 2018
Before investigators learned the name of Spokane serial killer Robert Lee Yates Jr., fear gripped the women who worked as prostitutes on East Sprague Avenue.
THURSDAY, OCT. 11, 2018
A Spokane man has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison after previously pleading guilty to illegally possessing a firearm and possession with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of methamphetamine.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 10, 2018
A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced a East Wenatchee man to 5
THURSDAY, OCT. 4, 2018
A federal judge has ruled against efforts by the Alliance of the Wild Rockies to halt a planned timber-harvest project on the Colville National Forest, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced on Thursday.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 3, 2018
Fairchild Air Force Base will host Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie later this month as he takes part in the Congressional Military Family Summit.