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  • White supremacist arrested in MLK bomb plot

    Kevin William Harpham bought 10 acres of land on a Stevens County hillside south of Colville and built a home a neighbor said he’d long planned. On Wednesday, dozens of …


  • Fake bomb found near Kootenai County sheriff’s office

    A bomb scare closed part of Government Way in Coeur d’Alene for several hours Saturday, before the Spokane bomb squad was able to determine the device was a fake. The …


  • Governor, at Spokane City Hall, briefed on bomb investigation

    After meeting with investigators and city leaders Friday at Spokane City Hall, Gov. Chris Gregoire commended the three contract workers who spotted the lethal backpack bomb along the Martin Luther …


  • Gregoire comes to Spokane for bomb briefing

    After meeting with investigators and city leaders Friday at Spokane City Hall, Gov. Chris Gregoire commended the three contract workers who spotted the lethal backpack bomb along the Martin Luther …


  • Sheriff critical; S-R stands behind story

    Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich confirmed Wednesday for the second time in two days that chemicals were mixed with shrapnel in a bomb that was placed along the Unity March …


  • Valley ‘device’ turns out to be a handbag

    Spokane Valley police responded to a possible suspicious device left at Sprague Avenue and Thierman Road tonight and instead found a large handbag.


  • Editors stand by S-R bomb story

    Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich confirmed Wednesday for the second time in two days that chemicals were mixed with shrapnel in a bomb that was placed along the Unity March …


  • King Day bomb had chemical component

    A bomb maker mixed chemicals with shrapnel in what law enforcement officials say was a weapon designed to inflict maximum injuries during last week’s Martin Luther King Jr. march in …


  • MLK bomb laced with chemical, sources say

    A bomb maker mixed chemicals with shrapnel in what law enforcement officials say was a weapon designed to inflict maximum injuries during last week’s Martin Luther King Jr. march in …


  • Policemen honored for response to bomb scare

    The search to find the person who left a “lethal” bomb along the planned route of the Martin Luther King Jr. march has entered its second week without federal authorities …


  • Move on without fear, region’s leaders urge

    While political and religious leaders interviewed last week denounced the bombing attempt along the route of Spokane’s annual march honoring Martin Luther King Jr., they shared a range of opinions …


  • Leaders, residents discuss violence in the community

    The Spokane-area community gathered Saturday morning to discuss the attempted bombing along the Martin Luther King Jr. Unity March on Jan. 17. Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich and state Rep. …


  • Human rights dialogue revs up

    After racist literature was distributed throughout the region in 2009, a North Idaho anti-racism group mobilized leaders in Kootenai and Spokane counties to send a message at a news conference …


  • Aryan Nations denies role in downtown bomb placement

    A leader of the Aryan Nations on Saturday issued a statement denying involvement with a bomb left at Spokane’s Martin Luther King Jr. Unity March on Monday. Morris Gullett, a …


  • Verner: ‘This is not who we are’

    The Spokane-area community joined this morning to discuss the attempted bombing along the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Unity March on Monday.


  • Aryan Nations condemns use of terror

    A leader of the Aryan Nations on Saturday issued a statement denying involvement with a bomb left at Spokane’s Martin Luther King Jr. Unity March last week.


  • Agents gaining ‘clarity’ on Spokane bomb

    Federal investigators indicated Friday that they have made progress in their efforts to identify the person or persons who left a bomb Monday along the route of the planned Martin …


  • FBI says it has ‘clarity’ in MLK bomb case

    Federal investigators indicated today that they have made progress in their efforts to identify the person or persons who left a bomb Monday along the route of the planned Martin …


  • Bomb doesn’t change parade plan

    Less than a week after a bomb was found along the route of the annual march commemorating Martin Luther King Jr., police are planning for another walk through downtown by …


  • Town hall meeting will address concerns

    Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich and state Rep. Kevin Parker will hold a town hall meeting Saturday to discuss public concerns over the bomb found along the planned route for the Martin …


  • Public forum planned over bomb scare

    Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich and state Rep. Kevin Parker will hold a town hall meeting Saturday to discuss public concerns over the bomb found along the planned route for the Martin …


  • FBI praises those who ‘thwarted’ attack

    As the search continues today for the person who left a bomb in a backpack along the planned route of the Martin Luther King Jr. march, the local FBI chief …


  • Bomb capable of lethal impact

    Lindsey Reiswig and her co-workers got the first indication something wasn’t right Monday morning when a Spokane police officer came by Auntie’s Bookstore and said they needed to clear the …


  • FBI: Bomb could have caused ‘multiple casualties’

    The abandoned backpack found Monday along the route of Spokane’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. march contained a bomb capable of inflicting “multiple casualties,” the FBI has confirmed.


  • Suspicious device forces road closures downtown

    Authorities are investigating a suspicious package found on the northeast corner of Main Avenue and Washington Street, forcing several streets to be closed or restricted.


  • Bomb plot foiled at Portland tree lighting ceremony

    PORTLAND — Federal agents in a sting operation arrested a Somali-born teenager just as he tried blowing up a van he believed was loaded with explosives at a crowded Christmas …


  • Bomb destroys car at Grant County food plant

    A bomb destroyed a car at a Grant County food plant Saturday night, authorities said. Grant County Emergency Management spokesman Kyle Foreman said no injuries were reported.


  • Police say no evidence of Taliban link to failed bomb

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s police commissioner says there’s no evidence of a Taliban link to a failed bomb found in an SUV parked in Times Square.


  • Engagement, civility still best way to bring change

    Political discourse has gotten raw, personal and sometimes frightening, so news that a bomb was discovered at the Thomas S. Foley U.S. Courthouse wasn’t at all shocking. Nor were the …


  • Air passengers face new explosives test

    Get ready for the bomb swab. The Transportation Security Administration announced Wednesday that passengers at Spokane International Airport can expect new security measures on their way to departing flights.

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