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Thursday, January 17, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Steele pleads not guilty shortly after bomb discovered

Police confirmed that a device removed today from a car driven by a woman but registered to Edgar Steele, the former Aryan Nations lawyer now facing charges he arranged to …

Resident rescued from fire

Residents at Maplewood Gardens in north Spokane were back in their rooms Wednesday after a Tuesday night fire damaged one unit and forced a large temporary evacuation. No one was …

Explosives removed from Spokane Valley apartment

Explosives popular among suicide bombers were removed Monday from a Spokane Valley apartment belonging to a man upset about his divorce, authorities said.

3,000 students evacuated from schools after bomb threat

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Several suspicious items noticed after a written bomb threat was found Tuesday in a high school restroom prompted the evacuation of about 3,000 students from three schools …

Ruptured gas line empties school

Nearly 700 students and staff members at Deer Park High School were evacuated Friday after a construction worker operating a backhoe struck a buried natural gas line at the school. …

Lessons of ’91 eased evacuations

Nick and Joan Wolfe have fled the Ponderosa neighborhood before. It went more smoothly this time. The couple evacuated their Woodruff Road home during the firestorm of October 1991, and …