Stories tagged: news
Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 10:02 a.m.
Firefighters struggled Friday to tame a wildfire southwest of Berlin but had to maneuver carefully as the blaze set off old World War II ammunition that is still buried in …
Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 9:57 a.m.
Many of the 150 migrants stranded aboard a coast guard ship for a ninth day began a hunger strike Friday out of frustration that Italy won’t let them disembark in …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 3:48 p.m.
President Donald Trump’s bookkeeper for his personal and business affairs for decades has been granted immunity in the federal probe of former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen, media outlets reported Friday.
Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 9:37 a.m.
Hurricane Lane spun in a dangerously unpredictable path Friday as it lumbered toward Hawaii, dumping rain on the mostly rural Big Island and forcing more than 1,000 people to flee …
Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 9:26 a.m.
The Idaho Fish and Game Commission has agreed to pay about $360,000 a year to retain public recreation access to nearly 3,600 square miles of state land.
Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 8:55 a.m.
Zimbabwe’s constitutional court on Friday unanimously upheld President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s narrow victory in last month’s historic election after the opposition alleged vote-rigging, saying “sufficient and credible evidence” had not been …
Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 8:40 a.m.
A dead humpback whale was discovered Thursday morning floating off shore near Sekiu, Washington.
Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 8:32 a.m.
Brazil’s health officials say more than 4 million children still need to be vaccinated against measles.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 5:01 p.m.
John McCain, the six-term Arizona senator and the Republican presidential nominee in 2008, has chosen to discontinue medical treatment for his brain cancer, his family said Friday.
Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 8:22 a.m.
We all do it sometimes, even though we know it’s wrong. But here’s the problem with lying: Research shows that the more you lie, the easier it gets, and the …
Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 8:13 a.m.
Police are searching for an inmate who was mistakenly released from the King County Correctional Facility in downtown Seattle.
Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 8:11 a.m.
A black bear wandered the lobby of the Colorado hotel that inspired Stephen King to write “The Shining.”
Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 8:03 a.m.
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.1-magnitude struck eastern Peru, close to its borders with Brazil and Bolivia, early Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 8:23 a.m.
Michael Cohen is sticking his hand out and asking the public for help paying for his legal defense, and one anonymous donor already has ponied up $50,000.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 8:18 a.m.
Spokane woke up on Friday to the cleanest air it’s had for days. Two of the four air quality monitors in Spokane County were registering “good” air at 7:35 a.m. …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Two adults were seriously injured in a crash in north Spokane that investigators say involved drunken driving.
Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 5 a.m.
About $2,500 worth of damage occurred at Grant Park’s community garden between 8 p.m. Monday and 8 a.m. Tuesday. “It was straight, mean vandalism,” said the garden’s volunteer manager.
Fri., Aug. 24, 2018
On a warm Wednesday afternoon at Riverfront Park, parents were soaking in the sun while their children were getting soaked in the Rotary Fountain. Just feet away at the Looff …
Fri., Aug. 24, 2018
Two Spokane brothers, Lyman and Edwin J. Buzard, were both injured in the same battle in France.
Fri., Aug. 24, 2018
Spokane County Marriage licenses
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 10:06 p.m.
The Senate approved an $854 billion measure Thursday that funds much of the government, including $675 billion for the Defense Department.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 9:23 a.m.
Democratic congressional candidate Ammar Campa-Najjar, a 29-year-old who’s never held elected office, was working on a TV advertisement to boost his exposure when news broke that his opponent, the heavily …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 11:19 p.m.
Democratic congressional candidate Lisa Brown made the case for her candidacy to an audience of about 300 potential voters Thursday night at the Spokane Valley Event Center, listening to audience …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 10:48 p.m.
A year removed from one of the most raucous town halls in her recent congressional career, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers faced a relatively calm – and sparse – gathering Thursday …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 9:16 p.m.
The number of mutilated cats found in Thurston County now stands at 11 after two more were found Wednesday, the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office announced.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 9:52 p.m.
BOISE – Nearly a year after the death of former U.S. Interior Secretary and Democratic Gov. Cecil Andrus, his eldest daughter stood outside the Idaho Capitol on Thursday determined to …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 9:15 p.m.
A bear charged a family hiking in Yellowstone National Park on Thursday, knocking down and injuring a 10-year-old boy before his parents were able to drive the animal off with …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 5:47 p.m.
Alarmed by as much as $20 million in lost tourism revenue in July due to visitors’ fear of wildfires, California’s state tourism agency said Thursday it is teaming up with …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
Several YWCA legal advocates recognized area law enforcement Thursday morning at the fifth annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Breakfast at the facility’s West Central building on Monroe Street.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 9:51 p.m.
A judge will hear arguments later this month in a lawsuit by a woman who accused a fertility doctor of fraudulently using his own sperm to artificially inseminate her mother.