Stories tagged: news
Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 3 a.m.
Paul Turner: If you spend cold days griping about Spokane winters, you probably really love this place
Local residents complaining about early signs of winter isn’t just a tiresome form of whining. It’s a love song to Spokane.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 12:24 p.m.
Could a megafire similar to those menacing California erupt in Spokane? Expert says ‘It’s just a matter of time’
Washington and the rest of the Pacific Northwest have been dealing with an increasingly extended and costly fire season – spurred by rising temperatures due to climate change. This year …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 7:10 a.m.
Council delays vote on relaxing Spokane City Hall visiting rules amid concerns it would become daytime shelter
A proposal that some say will turn City Hall into a daytime homeless shelter has been shelved for at least a month after city employees raised concerns about safety and …
Tue., Nov. 13, 2018
100 years ago in Spokane: Flu death toll rises, but theaters hope for end to ban on public gatherings
Spokane’s theaters were making plans to open after a nearly month-long closure due to the outbreak of the Spanish flu.
Tue., Nov. 13, 2018
Painted Hills developers propose dumping 330,000 cubic yards of dirt for Spokane Valley housing project
Developers may dump 330,000 cubic yards of dirt atop the old Painted Hills Golf Course in Spokane Valley as part of a plan to bring the site above the floodplain …
Tue., Nov. 13, 2018
Spokane County Marriage licenses
Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 10:44 p.m.
PARADISE, Calif. – More than a dozen coroner search and recovery teams looked for human remains from a Northern California wildfire that killed at least 42 – making it the …
Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 10:40 p.m.
Spokane City Council approved a 1 percent property tax increase Monday, which will be used to pay for police and fire department vehicles.
Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 10:36 p.m.
Spokane City Council approved fee changes for businesses and property owners living inside the downtown Business Improvement District Monday.
Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 8:33 p.m.
Conservative conspiracy theorist Jerome Corsi, an associate of longtime Trump confidant Roger Stone, said Monday that he expects to face charges in the Russia investigation.
Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 7:12 p.m.
BILLINGS, Mont. – U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke declared Monday he’s “100 percent confident” no wrongdoing will be found in pending ethics investigations that have stirred speculation he could get …
Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 7:06 p.m.
Democrat Kyrsten Sinema won Arizona’s open U.S. Senate seat Monday in a race that was among the most closely watched in the nation, beating Republican Rep. Martha McSally in the …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 5:19 p.m.
Chairman Eddie Lampert wants to keep Sears Holdings Corp. alive, but a group of the company’s creditors say they’d be better off if Sears were dead.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 5:03 p.m.
Brookdale Senior Living’s South Hill facility has been purchased by Avamere Family of Companies, headquartered in Wilsonville, Oregon.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 12:14 a.m.
Kind, sensitive, intelligent, dedicated and beautiful were among the adjectives family members, friends and coaches used to describe Lauren McCluskey late Sunday afternoon.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 6:01 p.m.
A Spokane resident locked herself in her bedroom and called 911 while a burglar rummaged through her home early Sunday, prompting a manhunt that ended when a police dog found …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 7:11 p.m.
Children can spend their allowance and chore money by shopping online or by tapping at contactless payment terminals in stores. Sound like a recipe for splurging? Not so, says one …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 5:23 p.m.
Remote orthodontic business opens first Spokane location SmileDirectClub has opened its first SmileShop in the Spokane area.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 9:21 p.m.
Move more, sit less and get kids active as young as age 3, say new federal guidelines that stress that any amount and any type of exercise helps health.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 10:42 p.m.
Spokane Democrat Andy Billig was named majority leader of the state Senate Monday as members of the caucus gathered to select new leaders for the 2019 session.
Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 11:55 a.m.
A North Idaho man was killed Saturday near Soldiers Meadow Lake from an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 9:15 p.m.
Stan Lee’s name became synonymous with the company that would become Marvel Comics, which he joined as a teenage assistant and stayed with for much of his adult life.
Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 11:37 a.m.
Veritas Capital and Evergreen Coast Capital plan to give athenahealth shareholders $135 per share in a deal that will take the company private. That represents a roughly 12 percent premium …
Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 11:05 a.m.
The communities said to be favored to become homes to a pair of big, new East Coast bases for Amazon are both riverfront stretches of major metropolitan areas with ample …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 3:22 p.m.
A broad sell-off in technology companies pulled U.S. stocks sharply lower Monday, knocking more than 600 points off the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 10:20 a.m.
The U.N.’s nuclear watchdog said Monday that Iran is abiding by the deal reached in 2015 with major powers that aimed at preventing Tehran from building atomic weapons in exchange …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 10:21 a.m.
A year after Robert Mugabe fell from power Zimbabwe’s economic problems have worsened and restrictions on basic freedoms remain, bringing some Zimbabweans to ask `What has changed?’ and `Are things …
Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 10 a.m.
Several thousand Central American migrants marked a month on the road Monday as they hitched rides to the western Mexico city of Guadalajara and toward the U.S. border.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 12:10 a.m.
The blaze was part of an outbreak of wildfires on both ends of the state. Together, they were blamed for 44 deaths.
Mon., Nov. 12, 2018
Spokane City Council will consider raising fees for hundreds of downtown businesses inside the Business Improvement District during a hearing at their Monday meeting.