Sheriff finds deputy violated policy in case tied to fatal Valley bicycle crash
Spokane Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich has determined that a deputy violated department policies last year by speeding through Spokane Valley without his lights or sirens activated and narrowly missing a teen … 37
McCallum’s track record at EV falls after 49 years
For 49 years, Dave McCallum held the record for the fastest 3,200-meter run in the history of East Valley High School. At the Washington high school championship track and field … 1
Spokane County settles over jail medication dispute
The failure to disclose a one-page memo governing how outside medicine may be received at Spokane County Jail has put taxpayers on the hook for nearly $28,000 in penalties. Bigger … 25
100-plus acre fire near Ford threatening buildings
The fire near Ford, Washington is between 300 and 400 acres in size, according to a Department of Natural Resources (DNR) official.
Small fire burning south of Spokane
A two to five acre fire is burning south of Spokane, near Valley Chapel Road. The fire is between two and five acres, said Department of Natural Resources spokesman Eric …
Grant county fugitive on run
An armed and dangerous fugitive is on the loose near Royal City, Washington. 14
Washington woman who died of measles had been vaccinated
A local health official says a woman killed by measles in Washington state had been vaccinated against the disease as a child but succumbed because she had a compromised immune … 3
70-year-old grandmother Gunhild Swanson finishes 100.2-mile Western States Endurance Run
Hollywood couldn’t make this up. Last weekend in California, only one competitor was left in a 100-mile endurance run.
July Fourth events
Fourth of July Weekend Celebration at Riverfront Park Today-Sunday. Daily international food vendor public market. Amusement park day passes for $11. Activities in the Gondola meadow noon-8 p.m. today, noon-9 …
Pacino hits right notes in ‘Danny Collins’
What’s new for home viewing on video-on-demand and Netflix, Amazon Prime and other streaming services. Pay-per-view/ video on demand
Taylor Duncan brings versatile skills to East/West Game
Sometimes a football player can’t play the position he’s best suited for. Case in point is recent Lewis and Clark graduate Taylor Duncan.
Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre is ready to make it ‘Rain’
It is one of the greatest American movies ever made. The American Film Institute in 2007 said so, ranking it behind only “Citizen Kane,” “The Godfather,” “Casablanca” and “Raging Bull” …
Second-class seating tests friendship
DEAR MISS MANNERS: A close friend of about eight years asked me to help her plan her daughter’s wedding. I went to many venues and florist appointments with her. I …
Clint Dempsey scores as U.S. beats Guatemala
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Clint Dempsey wants to look ahead to helping the U.S. defend its CONCACAF Gold Cup title and not back to his confrontation with a referee that caused …
In Women’s World Cup viewership, new generation is older one
A generation of American women who grew up playing sports because of Title IX now makes up the television audience that advertisers covet.
Carolyn Hax: Joke can help alcoholic deflect drink offer
While I’m away, readers give the advice. On being the alcoholic who is constantly offered drinks: I just tell people I’ve already used up my lifetime supply, and they laugh …
What famous person’s autograph do you have and how did you get it? (All answers from Facebook.) Jerry Mcginn
Inalienable rights aren’t just yours; they’re ours
Old memories are funny things. They sleep unnoticed, almost forgotten until triggered. It could be something small, a smell, a sound, a song on the radio. Or it could be … 2
Mariners hit 4 HRs in win over A’s
OAKLAND, Calif. — J.A. Happ acknowledged his frustration through a series of losses and no-decisions that had piled up since early May. He got a breather Friday night. 1
Tickets are on sale at 10 a.m. today to see: • Tech N9ne’s Special Effects Tour 2.0 on Oct. 20 at the Knitting Factory. Tickets are $28 through Ticketweb.