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Democratic senators sue over Whitaker’s appointment as AG

Three Senate Democrats filed a lawsuit Monday arguing that Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker’s appointment is unconstitutional and asking a federal judge to remove him.


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 19, 2018, 9:20 a.m.

WWII pilot killed in vintage airplane crash in Texas

The 93-year-old passenger who was killed when a World War II-era fighter aircraft crashed in South Texas had been a WWII pilot, according to group that arranges fighter plane rides …


Preparing the airport for takeoff: Tony Bean coordinated the $142.5 million effort to update Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport runway

When Tony Bean arrived in Pullman in 2011, the future of the airport was uncertain. Backed by his board, Bean has procured about $131 million in federal dollars to realign …


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 19, 2018, 12:30 p.m.

Police chief in tiny Republic says he won’t enforce new gun law

The police chief of Republic, a tiny town in northeastern Washington, doesn’t think much of I-1639, the strict gun law state voters approved Nov. 6. Loren Culp won’t enforce it, …


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 19, 2018, 6:41 p.m.

Nissan chair Ghosn arrested in probe of financial misconduct

Nissan Motor’s chairman Carlos Ghosn has been arrested and will be dismissed for alleged under-reporting of his income and misuse of company funds, the company said Monday.


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 19, 2018, 10:12 p.m.

Frustration, chaos as California fire recovery drags on

With 79 people killed in the nation’s deadliest wildfire in at least a century, there are still nearly 700 names on the list of those unaccounted for. While it’s down …


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 19, 2018, 6:58 a.m.

Getting There: The winter gear you need as you climb Sherman Pass on your way to Thanksgiving dinner

Not much is known about the first Thanksgiving, despite the myths we’ve built up around the holiday celebrating gratitude, friends, family and fall.


UW and WSU team up to tout college affordability

WSU President Kirk Schulz and UW President Ana Mari Cauce said they are launching the initiative, called “Yes, It’s Possible,” to dispel the myth that students must incur massive amounts …


100 years ago in Spokane: Flu prudence urged as public life comes roaring back

Spokane life roared back to normal, as thousands flocked back to theaters, churches and streetcars.


Then and Now: Falls City Building

Businessman W.G. Willis bought the southwest corner of Post Street and Riverside Avenue from pioneer land developers A.M. Cannon and J.J. Browne in 1886. He began building the three-story Falls …


Tijuana protesters chant ‘Out!’ at migrants camped in city

Hundreds of Tijuana residents congregated around a monument in an affluent section of the city south of California on Sunday to protest the thousands of Central American migrants who have …


Why a salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey shouldn’t ruin your Thanksgiving

There’s no reason to skip Thanksgiving dinner because of a salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey.


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 18, 2018, 9:08 p.m.

Watch geeks drive booming trade in preowned pieces

Govberg, in the watch business for 35 years, and Theo&Harris, founded only three years ago, are part of the thriving preowned luxury watch business. Along with dozens of other companies, …


Artist creating sculpture to honor Oso landslide victims

In painstaking detail, artist Louise McDowell is resurrecting “the spot” that came to mean so much to the people of Steelhead Drive. The artist is recreating the row of mailboxes …


‘Something being legal does not make it right’: Abrams says she still has concerns about Georgia’s election

Abrams, who hoped to become the nation’s first female African-American governor, has accused Kemp of widespread voter suppression and said voting irregularities have tainted the race. On Friday, Kemp had …


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 18, 2018, 6:20 p.m.

Portrait exhibit casts light on women’s underrecognized military service

In the past decade, Stacy Pearsall has taken portraits of about 7,500 veterans in 29 states, a sprawling, ongoing undertaking called the Veterans Portrait Project.


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 19, 2018, 11:24 a.m.

Body discovered near Santa Clara, Calif. stadium where Spokane 49ers fan disappeared

A body was discovered a few miles away from Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California, where a U.S. Army veteran from Spokane disapeared during a football game.


Democrat Bill Nelson concedes to Rick Scott in Florida race for Senate

Three-term Florida Sen. Bill Nelson, D, has conceded to Gov. Rick Scott, R, in a bitter and drawn-out race to retain his seat after a series of failed legal challenges …


NerdWallet: Having ‘The Talk’ about college costs with your teen

Sometime after telling your kids about “the birds and the bees,” but before you hand over the family car keys, financial advisers recommend having the talk with your teen about …


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 18, 2018, 6 p.m.

Netanyahu takes on defense post amid call for early polls

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he would take on the defense minister portfolio, rejecting calls to dissolve his government even as early elections appeared increasingly likely.


Incoming Democrats weigh Pelosi vote

Pelosi, who was House speaker from 2007 to 2011, faces a challenge in her bid to return in that post, fueled in part by resistance from incoming Democratic freshmen who …


Trump suggests Navy SEAL commander should have found bin Laden faster

President Donald Trump derided retired Adm. William H. McRaven as a “Hillary Clinton fan” and an “Obama backer” and suggested that the former head of U.S. Special Operations Command should …


Trump on Khashoggi death tape: ‘No reason for me to hear it’

President Donald Trump said there is no reason for him to listen to a recording of the “very violent, very vicious” killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, which has put …


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 18, 2018, 7:39 p.m.

Explosion at Idaho hazardous waste site kills 1, injures 3

An explosion Saturday morning at the U.S. Ecology waste facility near Grand View killed one person and injured at least three others.


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 18, 2018, 9:21 p.m.

Gov. Jay Inslee’s out-of-state trips strain budget of Washington State Patrol security detail

In the past fiscal year, the State Patrol’s Executive Protection Unit overshot its $2.6 million budget allotment by $400,000, with overtime and travel accounting for 62 percent of the higher-than-budgeted …


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 18, 2018, 10:19 p.m.

Searchers in California fires step up efforts before rain

Northern California crews battling the country’s deadliest wildfire in a century were bracing for strong winds Sunday that could erode gains they have made in containing the fearsome blaze, which …


The Dirt: Townhouse development planned near Spokane’s Mission Park

A three-story townhouse with six large units will be built in Spokane’s Logan neighborhood near Mission Park, according to permits issued by the city.


Spokane Park Board dedicates funding for potential purchase of land for Sportsplex site

The panel took the first step earlier this month toward signing an agreement that could finalize the orientation of the long-imagined $42 million prep sports facility on the north bank …


Ferris grad Andy McCune named to Forbes list of 30 under 30

Andy McCune, a 2014 Ferris High School graduate, was named to Forbes Magazine’s list of “30 under 30,” which recognizes young entrepreneurs.


New U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal could open up B.C. grocery stores to Washington wine sales

The proposed U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement could open up British Columbia grocery stores to sales of Washington wines by November 2019.