Stories tagged: phones
Sun., April 16, 2017, midnight
Distracted driving law headed for overdue update
It’s like the seat-belt argument all over again: freedom vs. collective safety. But the price of tragedy is rarely confined to a single individual.
Sun., Nov. 27, 2016, 8 a.m.
Change coming to Idaho phones
A practice period for 10-digit dialing has started as Idaho prepares to introduce a new area code.
Wed., Sept. 28, 2016, 1:31 p.m.
BlackBerry inventor stops making phones
It’s official: BlackBerry, the Canadian company that invented the smartphone and addicted legions of road warriors to the “crackberry,” has stopped making its iconic handsets.
Fri., Sept. 16, 2016, 10:07 a.m.
Crowd waits for iPhone 7 outside Spokane’s Apple Store
About two-dozen iPhone devotees have lined up outside the Apple Store in downtown Spokane to get their hands on the latest model, which went on sale today.
Fri., Dec. 4, 2015, 4:30 p.m.
CenturyLink still working to restore phone service to 1,100
CenturyLink continues to discover more phone outages as a result of the Nov. 17 windstorm. Earlier this week, CenturyLink reported that its landline outages were under 500, but those had …
Mon., Jan. 24, 2011, 12:12 p.m.
Repairs continue after flooding at Geiger
A power outage caused by basement flooding at Geiger Corrections Center on Sunday, “reflects the challenges of keeping the pre-World War II facility operational,” the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said …
Thu., June 17, 2010, midnight
S-R phones to be restored today
Due to a problem with the local phone company, The Spokesman-Review was unable to receive some incoming local calls to its phone system on Wednesday. Qwest was able to identify …
Fri., Jan. 18, 2008, midnight
AT&T charged too much for prison calls
OLYMPIA – Friends and relatives of inmates at two Eastern Washington prisons have been overcharged tens of thousands of dollars for collect phone calls, state regulators said Thursday. In a …