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Ron Chernow delivers a history of presidents and the press – and takes down Trump at WHCD

Historian Ron Chernow was the keynote speaker at the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner. Chernow opened with a yarn from George Washington’s first term, during which the Founding Father was …

UPDATED: Sun., April 28, 2019, 8 p.m.

Generations of fiddlers meet to compete: “Your fingers know where to go”

About 100 fiddle players and their accompanists ages 4 to 94 participated in the 51st annual Northwest Regional Fiddle Contest

UPDATED: Sun., April 28, 2019, 6:30 p.m.

Man in suspected hit-and-run dies

A man injured in a suspected hit-and-run Tuesday has died, and investigators are seeking information about what happened that night.

UPDATED: Mon., April 29, 2019, 1:29 p.m.

Washington lawmakers allow local school districts to increase taxes in final budget deal

Legislature goes into its final day of the 2019 regular session with budgets and taxes to pass.

Seattle college says student was among those killed by crane

A college freshman was among the four people killed when a construction crane fell from a building and crashed onto one of Seattle’s busiest streets, the university said Sunday. Seattle …

Tenn. police investigating whether suspect knew 7 victims

WESTMORELAND, Tenn. – Police on Sunday raised the death toll at two homes in rural Tennessee to seven and said they are investigating whether a suspect captured after an hourslong …

UPDATED: Mon., April 29, 2019, 9:57 a.m.

Getting There: Lime to hit the streets again. No sidewalks, please

For those who still have dollars on their Lime apps, the two-week countdown begins. Lime, the purveyor of those popular, if occasionally bothersome, electric green scooters, will return to Spokane …

Hypodermic needles increasingly found among litter in Idaho

North Idaho litter increasingly includes hypodermic needles, posing a risk to pets, children and anyone well-meaning person who tries to dispose of the needles.

Former US Sen. Richard Lugar, foreign policy expert, dies

Former Indiana Sen. Richard Lugar, foreign policy expert, dies

Six home renovations that return the most at resale

Whether you plan to stay in your house for a long time or just a few years, it’s smart to know which home renovations add the most value. Here are …

Choosing to own: Low rates, down payments mean first-time homebuyers have options

Kieley Fox had had enough of cycling through rentals and living with her parents. The 41-year-old single mother found out she was pre-approved for a line of credit that enabled …

Front & Center: Andrew Maher of Porsche of Spokane took a roundabout route to find his passion for selling luxury automobiles

By the time he was 16, now Andrew Maher, global brand ambassador for Porsche of Spokane, already had a Toyota pickup, and a BMW he bought from a friend’s father. …

Paul Turner: Yes, the sun is shining. Yes, you still have to go to work.

It’s that time of year again when people who work indoors gaze out the window at some sun-dappled scene and say, “It’s too nice outside to be cooped up in …

John Blanchette: For 43 years, Bloomsday’s Don Kardong has been Spokane’s Running Man

Don Kardong found his calling when he founded something Spokane could call its own – Bloomsday.

An immigrant’s story: Music teacher detained by border patrol at Grant County courthouse challenges narrative

GRANT COUNTY – When Miguel’s father, a field laborer who was once a firefighter-paramedic and had worked with the Red Cross, and Miguel’s mother, a subsistence farmer whose family fed …

Sometimes you just have to show up and run

Sometimes you just show up and run. Even those who have just donated a kidney.

Spin Control: Doing the budget the way it’s always done doesn’t make it the best way

Legislature pushes toward its deadline with closed budget negotiations, hasty tax hearings and late-night votes because “that’s the way we always do it.”

Gonzaga students worked with accused priests at Bea House

For years, Gonzaga University students held part-time jobs at Cardinal Bea House, a Jesuit-owned building on the school’s campus that has drawn attention as a retirement home for priests, including …

The question still follows GU President Thayne McCulloh: Did he know? Some are certain that he did

In recent months, a refrain has arisen from many people who live, teach and study at Gonzaga University: There’s no way Thayne couldn’t have known.

Eye on Boise: Little avoids letting bills become law without his signature

When the Legislature passes a bill, the governor has three options: sign it into law, veto it or let it become law without his signature. New Gov. Brad Little, in …

The Dirt: New brewery’s home in Audubon neighborhood has long business history

A new brewery is coming to Spokane’s Audubon neighborhood, renovating a building that was long home to a string of grocery stores before becoming a popular “hattery” that specialized in …

Nerd Wallet: How debt ‘solutions’ could dig you in deeper

Paying off high-rate debt such as credit cards with lower-rate loans may seem like a no-brainer, but it’s important to understand the pros and cons before borrowing money to repay …

Gun rally shows off weaponry and flags

Equipped with a variety of armaments and dressed in tactical military gear, protestors displayed their appetite for guns, the constitution – and in some cases, flags.

The Condominium conundrum: Washington state law effectively eliminates construction of the affordable-housing option in Spokane and elswhere

A Washington state law has had the unintended consequence of squelching condo development across the state, including in Spokane for developers, who see them as an affordable-housing option in a …

Staging, market research, Realtor relationship keys to selling home quickly

Lisa Lewis is selling her third home in 10 years. So, what’s her advice to ensure a seamless home-selling process?

Business Beat

Architecture Bernardo|Wills Architects has hired Robert Soderstrom as an architect and Chad Kilmer as a technician. Soderstrom has 30 years of experience in architecture, and Kilmer has 25 years of …

Week Ahead

Conventions 2019 Annual Representative Assembly – Washington Education Association, today, Spokane Convention Center, 1,300 attendees.

Tom Kelly: Where’s the buyer loyalty when open-house agents surface?

Corporate transfers often surface in the first quarter of the year. While some companies bend over backward to accommodate and facilitate, many workers are on their own to find a …

UPDATED: Thu., May 2, 2019, 8:37 a.m.

100 years ago in Spokane: Trainloads of soldiers to make Spokane go ‘hero wild’

The arrival of returning soldiers from World War I was about to make the city go “hero wild,” the Spokane Daily Chronicle predicted.

Motley Fool: A biotech contender

Vertex’s stock has seemed neither overvalued nor a screaming bargain. Still, it’s poised to reward long-term investors.