Stories tagged: news
Sun., April 16, 2017, 1:18 p.m.
Chasing retirement, newsman-rancher takes on state and wins
Two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Les Zaitz hoped to relax more after retiring from The Oregonian following exhaustive coverage of the armed occupation at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. But he’s …
UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017, 4:49 p.m.
Facebook combats fake news with new warning label
Don’t believe everything you read on Facebook. The Silicon Valley tech firm has started rolling out a new warning label for news stories that are “disputed” by a third-party fact …
Sat., March 4, 2017, 10:17 p.m.
Money questions raised following Women’s March in Portland
State officials say they’re looking into allegations that thousands of dollars in donations brought in by the Women’s March in Portland are missing.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 26, 2017, 11:26 p.m.
Neighbor starts campaign to raise money for Rocket Market’s legal fees
A handful of nearby homeowners are suing the popular corner grocery store because of its summer concert series.
Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, 12:16 p.m.
White House blocks CNN, New York Times from press briefing
Anyone wondering when – or if – CNN would stop breaking into regular programming to show the daily media briefing by White House press secretary Sean Spicer now has an …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 11:59 a.m.
Scientists discover 7 ‘Earthlike’ planets orbiting a nearby star
A newfound solar system just 39 light years away contains seven warm, rocky, Earthlike planets, scientists say. The discovery, reported Wednesday in the journal Nature, represents the first time astronomers …
Sun., Feb. 19, 2017, 6:54 p.m.
Spokane County reopens multiple roads but remains in state of emergency with more rain on way
Spokane County reopened multiple roads Sunday after closing more than a dozen due to flooding and washouts caused by a week of heavy rain.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 19, 2017, 7:17 p.m.
SpaceX launches rocket from NASA’s historic moon pad
A SpaceX Falcon rocket blasted off Sunday morning from Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Complex 39A.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 18, 2017, 6:57 p.m.
Study illustrates Facebook’s growth as campaign news source
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton voters had different media diets, but a study finds common ground in Facebook as an important news source – even if their individual feeds bore …
Fri., Jan. 6, 2017, 7:56 a.m.
Northwest Cable News set to go off air Friday night
Northwest Cable News, the Pacific Northwest’s 24-hour regional news network, is set to go off air Friday night after 21 years of broadcasting.
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 8:57 a.m.
Sally Buzbee named Associated Press executive editor
Sally Buzbee, a veteran journalist with deep experience in both U.S. and overseas news, has been named the new executive editor of the Associated Press.
Fri., May 20, 2016, 10:13 a.m.
Gannett urges Tribune holders to reject nominees for board
Five days after boosting its unsolicited takeover bid for Tribune Publishing Co. by 22 percent, USA Today owner Gannett is urging Tribune shareholders to reject the company’s slate of nominees …
Wed., May 11, 2016, 1:44 p.m.
Morley Safer, CBS News and ‘60 Minutes’ veteran, retiring
NEW YORK – CBS News veteran Morley Safer, who’s been a correspondent on “60 Minutes” for all but two of the show’s 48 seasons, is retiring. The network said Wednesday …
Wed., Dec. 30, 2015, 3:13 p.m.
Doug Clark: Who needs Budnick when you’ve got Dolezal?
Doug names his favorite news stories of the year.
Thu., April 18, 2013
Doug Clark: Catching up on the interesting stories
Before wandering off on a two-week vacation, I specifically told my editors … “Don’t publish any juicy news stories until I get back!”
Fri., Dec. 31, 2010, 6:29 p.m.
Local FOX affiliate, DirecTV talks break down
DirecTV said early this evening that its customers in Spokane no longer will be able to view Fox affiliate KAYU-TV after midnight following the breakdown of negotiations between the company …
Thu., May 20, 2010
Loon’s death leaves Ferry County lakeside quiet
The shooting of a nesting female loon in Ferry County around May 9 is the latest tragedy pegging northeastern Washington as a foul place for rare fowl. Washington Department of …
Tue., Dec. 8, 2009
Grant to offset Antoine costs
Spokane County has received a $1.6 million state grant to offset the costs of preserving Antoine Peak as a natural area just south of Spokane Valley. The grant was awarded …
Tue., May 23, 1995
Soloist Rather Bids Goodbye To Chung
As Dan Rather began a new chapter as solo anchor of “The CBS Evening News” Monday, his deposed deskmate, Connie Chung, awaited her exit from the network where she spent …