Stories tagged: news
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 6:06 p.m.
Spokane police say a window washer fell and died while cleaning the downtown branch of the Spokane Public Library.
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
The search for Connie Johnson, a 76-year-old Nezperce woman who was last seen at her hunting camp Oct. 2, effectively is over, Idaho County Sheriff Doug Giddings said Tuesday.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 10:43 p.m.
A former Spokane chef is likely to spend the next two decades in prison after admitting last week that he enticed underage girls from Houston to Las Vegas into sending …
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 3:06 p.m.
An 18-year-old student strode into his vocational school in Crimea, a hoodie covering his blond hair, then pulled out a shotgun and opened fire Wednesday, killing 19 students and wounding …
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 2:50 p.m.
Cookie is energetic, curious and intelligent.
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 2:45 p.m.
For the first time in nearly 49 years, Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch just won’t be the same: Lifelong puppeteer Caroll Spinney has announced his retirement.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 7:03 p.m.
For the first time in a decade, the United States was crowned the world’s most competitive economy by the organization behind the Davos economic forum.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 8:43 p.m.
A man killed Tuesday afternoon in a head-on collision near Otis Orchards was from Pennsylvania.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 8:44 p.m.
A Treasury Department employee was accused Wednesday of leaking confidential banking reports of suspects charged in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, and an unidentified high-ranking colleague was cited in court …
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 2:22 p.m.
Over the past few decades tornadoes have been shifting – decreasing in Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas but spinning up more in states along the Mississippi River and farther east, a …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 10:15 p.m.
World War II veteran with a goal of visiting very state and meeting each governor crosses Washington off his list.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 7:05 p.m.
Gov. Jay Inslee will speak Tuesday at the dedication of a solar farm in Lind, Washington.
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 1:30 p.m.
A police detective already facing allegations that he coached a witness in Harvey Weinstein’s criminal sexual assault case was accused Wednesday of urging one of the movie mogul’s accusers to …
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 1:15 p.m.
Bruce Willis sold his Idaho 23-acre ranch nearly $10 million under its original asking price of $15 million, the Wall Street Journal reports. The ‘Die Hard’ star purchased this property …
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 12:30 p.m.
Police are investigating allegations that two high school students used a grandparent’s ashes to make cookies and then distributed them to fellow classmates.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 4:17 p.m.
Boeing is further delaying its delivery of the KC-46 aerial refueling tanker to the Air Force, Bloomberg reports.
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 11:30 a.m.
Even though the building that currently houses one of Boise’s two gay bars has been sold, the business will continue to operate.
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 11:22 a.m.
Opponents of a proposed silicon smelter in Newport are hosting a Wednesday, Oct. 17 evening workshop at Gonzaga University to help members of the public submit comments.
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 11:15 a.m.
Three county-council members say Councilmember Kathy Lambert’s comments about rape allegations leveled against Sen. Joe Fain “do not represent the King County Council.”
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 10:45 a.m.
The U.S. government has quietly reached a new agreement to keep open a 2,400-bed detention facility used to detain immigrant mothers and children, in a lucrative arrangement for a private …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 5:48 p.m.
Electric auto brand Tesla Inc. said it signed an agreement Wednesday to secure land in Shanghai for its first factory outside the United States, pushing ahead with development despite mounting …
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
The shareholders of Skagit Bancorp. have given their approval to the previously announced merger with Walla Walla-based Banner Corp.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 10:18 a.m.
Residents of hard-hit Mexico Beach began returning home for the first time Wednesday since Hurricane Michael to see homes devastated by wind and water and pieces of their lives scattered …
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 9 a.m.
Turpin and his colleagues recently found previously unknown writings by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Anne Sexton, whose confessional style of writing made her one of the most well-known poets of the …
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 8:45 a.m.
A local environmental organization and a group of residents challenging the legality of a revived mine have turned to a planning agency that oversees land-use regulations in the Columbia River …
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 8:15 a.m.
Netflix shares jumped 6 percent in early trading after the company reported a big increase in subscribers.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 6:56 p.m.
Turkish crime-scene investigators searched the home of the Saudi consul general in Istanbul on Wednesday in the disappearance of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, and a pro-government newspaper published a gruesome …
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 5 a.m.
The Spokane City Council is expected to vote soon on an ordinance that bars immigration enforcement from accessing city property without a criminal warrant unless officers obtain the mayor’s permission.
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 5 a.m.
The Spokane Police Department released a final report on a years-long police reform initiative in partnership with the Department of Justice.
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 5 a.m.
As Washington counties prepare to mail out ballots, state officials say the voting system is among nation’s safest.