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  • 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.

  • Change coming to Idaho phones

    A practice period for 10-digit dialing has started as Idaho prepares to introduce a new area code.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …