WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2019
A Spokane dentist has pleaded guilty in federal court to manipulating pain-killer prescriptions and distributing drugs to a former patient with whom he was having “inappropriate relationship” for years.
Sandpoint police have arrested a man in connection with the fatal shooting of Robert Cameron Hegseth Wohali, who had been missing since Sunday.
SUNDAY, MARCH 17, 2019
The winter of 1969 holds a place in the record books and in the collective memory of Spokane. The oddities of that winter collected as fast as the snowfall. It was a year with simpler technology for forecasting, transportation and communication. It’s one that people remember as an outlier – at the time, it set some snowfall records.
SATURDAY, MARCH 16, 2019
Mayor David Condon was in his element Saturday afternoon. No criticism, no problems. Just tossing candies, shaking youngsters’ hands and wearing a kilt.
FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 2019
Firefighters responded to a single-story garage fire at 3704 Fairview Ave., on Friday evening, possibly sparked by a chimney fire.
THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 2019
A fire at a Spokane Valley mobile home on Wednesday would have turned out much worse if firefighters wouldn’t have responded to the same house last year, for a non-fire call, and noticed that the house lacked smoke alarms, leading firefighters to install them for the residents.
Coeur d’Alene wants to host the world’s largest snowball fight this weekend. Bill Greenwood, Coeur d’Alene Parks director, expects only a few hundred people to show up to the planned snowball fight at 3 p.m. Saturday at McEuen Park in downtown Coeur d’Alene.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2019
Before her first novel was published, Spokane author Sharma Shields was already looking to start writing another book.
Coeur d’Alene school district voters on Tuesday approved a two-year, $20 million levy for various programs and building maintenance. As of 10 a.m. Wednesday, the tally was 4,278 yes votes to 1,867 no votes.
TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 2019
Surveillance cameras in a lobby of the Public Safety Building were not working, preventing investigators from identifying a suspect.
A planned speech featuring political commentator Ben Shapiro at Gonzaga University was canceled for a second time, this time due to a sponsor’s withdrawal..
The U.S. Post Office in Inchelium was burglarized last weekend.
A car lost control and sideswiped a Washington State Patrol trooper’s car on Tuesday. No one was injured, and his car had minor damage.
SATURDAY, MARCH 9, 2019
More than 500 people attended the KPBX annual free Kids’ Concert: Celtic Dance Party on Saturday as they enjoyed the sounds and rhythms of Irish band Floating Crowbar.
A semitruck that crashed on Interstate 90 on Friday night, shutting down both directions of the road, was carrying 16 2,000 pound missiles, according to a news release from Idaho State Police.
A Coeur d’Alene man was hit by a car Saturday morning on Interstate 90, 17 miles west of Spokane, and had to be transported by helicopter to the hospital.
FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 2019
Idaho State Police have reopened Interstate 90 between Post Falls and Coeur d’Alene following an investigation that had closed the road in both directions for nearly three hours.
Ryan Lee, the student who threatened to shoot students at Lewis and Clark High School, was arrested for the third time on Friday, according to Spokane Police.
Spokane police officers arrested a woman Friday after she allegedly hijacked an idling car, pushed a passenger out and drove off with a dog in the car. The suspect crashed on Interstate 90 near the Altamont exit, but no one was injured.
THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 2019
The family of a man shot and killed by police in January picketed Thursday outside of the Spokane County Courthouse to raise awareness about what they call an unjust police killing.
For 43 days Cookie was in flight mode. After running away from her owner in January, Cookie braved Spokane’s freezing temperatures, snowstorms, coyotes and a property owner wanting to shoot her.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2019
Detectives are searching through the Facebook messaging records of a woman who
TUESDAY, MARCH 5, 2019
Two cars burst into flames Tuesday in Spokane Valley, but no one was hurt.
Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for an inmate who walked away from a work crew Tuesday near East Eighth Avenue and South McDonald Road in Spokane Valley.
City officials took control of a notorious drug house in West Central on Monday morning after frightened and frustrated neighbors called Spokane police to the home about 50 times in the past year.