Stories tagged: cell phone
Sun., July 2, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
Out & About: Blanket phone coverage proposed for parks
Proposals for increased cell phone coverage in Mount Rainier, Yellowstone and several other national parks have opened for another round of public comment, with constituents divided on the issue in …
Sun., Feb. 26, 2017, 11:49 a.m.
Samsung delays its new phone, and showcases tablets instead
Samsung’s product showcase Sunday is notable for what’s missing: a new flagship phone. Instead, Samsung is spotlighting new Android and Windows tablets after delaying the Galaxy S8 smartphone – an …
Fri., Oct. 14, 2016, 2:54 p.m.
Washington cell users pay highest taxes
Washington cell phone users pay the highest taxes for service in the country, a new study says.
Thu., Aug. 11, 2016, 1:34 p.m.
Recording phone hidden in bathroom vent gets man arrested
A man has been arrested on suspicion of voyeurism after his girlfriend’s 15-year-old daughter reported finding his cell phone placed in a vent, recording anyone who used the bathroom.
Tue., March 10, 2015
Spokane City Council puts hold on cell tower construction
No new cell towers will be built in Spokane until the “form, fit, function and placement” of the towers is defined by the City Council, which put a six-month moratorium …
Sat., May 15, 2010
Phoning and driving will earn a ticket
Hang up and drive. Or it will cost you. That’s essentially the choice Washington drivers will have starting June 10 after the state Legislature made talking or texting on a …
Mon., April 12, 2010
Cell phone saved avalanche victim
A hiker trapped in an avalanche used his cell phone to call rescuers.
Sat., Sept. 19, 2009
Fiddling with your iPhone behind the wheel can get you fined across much of the nation. But many states are more than happy to tweet you with up-to-the-minute directions on …