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UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 8:20 p.m.

Spokane County GOP chairwoman was one of three to resign after Allsup appearance

Chairwoman Cecily Wright was not the only person to resign from the board of the Spokane County Republican Party around the time news broke Tuesday that white nationalist James Allsup …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 8:27 p.m.

Police officer rescues young boy in north Spokane

A 5-year-old boy was rescued by a Spokane officer last month after choking during a seizure.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 10:18 p.m.

One person shot, killed in deputy-involved incident north of Deer Park

A man has been shot in a confrontation with Spokane County Sheriff’s Office deputies north of Deer Park.


Don’t call 12-year-old Mexican university student ‘genius’

The youngest student ever admitted to Mexico’s National Autonomous University wouldn’t call himself a “genius.”


Walmart edges into Whole Foods territory with premium coffee brand

Walmart Inc. is ramping up a battle with Amazon.com and its grocery arm Whole Foods as it starts to sell a new line of organic coffee made by a roaster …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 7:21 p.m.

Man who harassed Yellowstone bison arrested at Glacier park

An Oregon man who was caught on video harassing a bison in Yellowstone National Park was arrested in Glacier National Park in the third disturbance in less than a week …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 6:37 p.m.

In waiting for answers, automakers stick to Obama-era rules

For all the drama surrounding the Trump administration’s attempt to undo Obama-era fuel economy requirements, automakers are likely to stick to them until they get some answers.


NASA announces astronauts for SpaceX, Boeing launches from U.S.

After a seven-year hiatus, American astronauts will once again go to space from the U.S.


Man pleads guilty to fatally shooting Pierce County deputy, gets life

A man has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting a deputy south of Tacoma in January and has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.


More states sue to stop online plans for 3D-printed guns

More states are suing the Trump administration to dissolve a settlement it reached with a company that wants to post instructions online for making 3D-printed firearms that are hard to …


Pentagon redoing space defenses, but will Trump demand more?

President Donald Trump wants a Space Force, a new military service he says is needed to ensure American dominance in space. But the idea is gaining little traction at the …


Report: Trump commission did not find widespread voter fraud

The now-disbanded voting integrity commission launched by the Trump administration uncovered no evidence to support claims of widespread voter fraud, according to an analysis of administration documents released Friday.


Parts of Virginia city evacuate over possible dam failure

Officials in Virginia say a dam that overflowed Thursday is currently stable but are asking people who were evacuated to stay out of their homes until there’s dry weather.


NRA sues New York officials for hurting ability to operate

The National Rifle Association is suffering grave financial harm that threatens its ability to pursue its advocacy mission because of a blacklisting campaign by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York …


Central Idaho man charged with starting large wildfire

A central Idaho man authorities say started a wildfire by shooting exploding targets is facing charges and could ultimately have to pay the cost of fighting the fire that grew …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 10:04 p.m.

Former Spokane advertising executive Dennis Magner acquitted in boating deaths

A jury acquitted former Spokane advertising executive Dennis Magner of killing three people in a Lake Coeur d’Alene boat crash two years ago.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 6:36 p.m.

SEC drops investigation into Exxon climate change response

The Trump administration has dropped a two-year investigation into how Exxon Mobil Corp. factors climate-change regulations into its calculations of the value of its assets, the company said Friday.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 1:19 p.m.

1 killed, 90 wounded by Israel in Hamas-led Gaza protests

Gaza’s Hamas rulers led several thousand Palestinians in a protest along the frontier with Israel on Friday – a show of presence by Hamas as Egyptian efforts intensify to broker …


Michigan man befriends wild turkey who moved into his yard

A suburban Detroit man who found himself facing fines after a wild turkey moved into his overgrown backyard has made friends with the large bird.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 6:30 p.m.

Spontaneous office pool wins $543 million lottery jackpot

A group of California co-workers who decided to play the lottery on a whim won last month’s $543 million Mega Millions jackpot, the largest prize ever on a single state …


Arizona clergy call activists to support migrants on border

Arizona clergy are calling activists to gather this weekend at the state’s border with Mexico and leave large jugs of water on remote trails for migrants who continue to cross …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 11:52 a.m.

Poland’s daredevil shows video from skiing down K2

Polish climber and daredevil skier Andrzej Bargiel is showing pictures from his latest trip, when he climbed and then skied down the world’s second-highest mountain, K2 in the Karakoram range …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 1:58 p.m.

Feds probing firm tied to risky online commerce

Federal authorities looking into the illegal sale of prescription drugs online are probing the business practices of payment processor Allied Wallet, according to a person with direct knowledge of the …


Sunflower farm overwhelmed by selfie seekers

A Canadian sunflower farm has put an end to photo-seeking visitors for the remainder of the season due to a massive crowd last weekend.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 8:18 p.m.

Police seize firearms and drugs after tip leads to East Central home

Spokane Police arrested three felons and seized multiple firearms out of a nuisance residence on Wednesday in East Central Spokane.


’Deadliest Catch’ star Sig Hansen pays undisclosed sum to settle Uber driver’s lawsuit

Celebrity fishing boat captain Sig Hansen has paid an undisclosed sum of money to get an Uber driver to drop a lawsuit stemming from Hansen’s assault of the driver after …


NOAA plans ‘outside the box’ response to save J pod orca, which may have just days to live

The federal government is marshaling an emergency response for J50, the starving 4-year-old orca whale, which will include feeding live chinook — dosed with medicine — to the ailing animal …


Bellevue Police Chief Steve Mylett placed on leave; city cites unspecified ‘allegations’

Bellevue Police Chief Steve Mylett was placed on paid administrative leave Thursday because of allegations against him that have prompted a criminal investigation, the city said.


Portland braces for dueling right-wing, anti-fascist rallies

Portland is bracing for what could be another round of violent clashes between a right-wing group and self-described anti-fascist counterprotesters who have pledged to keep Patriot Prayer and other affiliated …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 3:30 p.m.

Astronauts picked for SpaceX, Boeing capsule test flights

NASA on Friday assigned the astronauts who will ride the first commercial capsules into orbit next year and bring crew launches back to the U.S.