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Congress passes overhaul of sexual harassment policies

Congress approved an overhaul Thursday of its process for handling sexual harassment claims, capping a tumultuous year that saw more than a half-dozen lawmakers resign amid allegations of sexual misconduct.


Forest Service chief vows to rid agency of sexual harassment

Amid scrutiny stemming from fresh revelations of rampant discrimination, bullying, retaliation and sexual misconduct at the U.S. Forest Service, the agency’s new chief pledged Thursday that she will “do everything …


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 8:52 p.m.

Pullman police sergeant charged with sexual misconduct propositioned fellow employee in 2016

Pullman police sergeant Jerry Daniel “Dan” Hargraves, charged this week with first-degree custodial sexual misconduct, was the focus of a 2016 internal affairs investigation at the Pullman Police Department, which …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 9, 2018, 12:25 p.m.

Former principal accused of sexual harassment hosts key Ybarra campaign event

Republican schools chief Sherri Ybarra held the only campaign event she’s publicly promoting, a two-hour fundraiser Friday with a small crowd inside an Eagle bar.


Juvenile detention set in upskirt video case

A teen who shot upskirt videos of female students at Union High School and hacked into numerous social media accounts, sharing their private nude photos, was sentenced Tuesday to 84 …


Fife school board finds principal sexually harassed teachers

A school board in Fife has determined that one of its middle school principals sexually harassed teachers under his supervision.


UPDATED: Thu., May 17, 2018, 3:41 p.m.

‘Catfish’ star Nev Schulman accused of sexual misconduct, MTV suspends show amid investigation

MTV has suspended production of its long-running cyber-dating series “Catfish: The TV Show” pending an investigation into sexual misconduct claims against host and executive producer Nev Schulman.


UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018, 9:23 p.m.

City investigates bullying among employees of Spokane Fire Department

Spokane Fire Chief Brian Schaeffer responded Tuesday to allegations of bullying, sexual harassment and hazing within the department that were exposed recently in a lengthy investigative report.


During tense meeting, Stratton says allegations of a ‘sexual predator’ are not within City Council’s purview

Spokane City Councilwoman Karen Stratton capped Monday evening’s council meeting with a blunt message, saying she is “tired and increasingly resentful” of accusations that some council members don’t support women …


NBC says no culture of harassment in its news division

NBC News’ internal investigation following Matt Lauer’s firing says it doesn’t believe there is a culture of sexual harassment at the division and that current management wasn’t aware of Lauer’s …


UPDATED: Fri., May 4, 2018, 8:59 p.m.

3 women sue CBS News and Charlie Rose, alleging harassment

Three women who worked with Charlie Rose filed a sexual harassment lawsuit Friday against CBS News and the television journalist.


UPDATED: Fri., April 27, 2018, 1:12 p.m.

Pennsylvania congressman who settled sexual harassment charge resigns

A Pennsylvania congressman who used taxpayer money to settle a former aide’s sexual harassment charges abruptly resigned from Congress on Friday.


‘Me too’ activist Tarana Burke, Pulitzer winner Ronan Farrow garner big crowd at Gonzaga appearance

During an hourlong conversation moderated by KHQ’s Stephanie Vigil, Tarana Burke and Ronan Farrow, who have been regarded as leaders of the #MeToo movement, dissected what the movement means, where …


Jury: Boat dealer condoned sexually hostile work environment

A Tacoma jury has awarded a former boat salesman $800,000 after finding his managers bullied him relentlessly and exposed him to a sexually hostile work environment, and then fired him …


UPDATED: Wed., April 18, 2018, 10:46 p.m.

Investigation finds harassment, discrimination by associate athletic director who resigned last year

A internal investigation by Washington State University has found that over a three-year period, a former athletics administrator violated the school’s Title IX policies by making inappropriate comments in the …


Gonzaga set to welcome #MeToo trailblazers including Pulitzer Prize winner Ronan Farrow

Gonzaga University has another draw for its Friday night event bringing two speakers to campus to discuss the #MeToo movement: a Pulitzer Prize winner.


UPDATED: Tue., March 27, 2018, 3:41 p.m.

At SFCC, claims of sexual improprieties followed Darren Pitcher for years

The investigation that led Darren Pitcher to resign as acting president of Spokane Falls Community College began with an anonymous letter. Five women signed it with an “X” in place …


UPDATED: Wed., March 21, 2018, 8:08 p.m.

Washington takes lead in #MeToo campaign against on-the-job harassment

Washington laws take aim at sexual harassment on the job, equal pay and expanded health care coverage for women.


Microsoft says it fired about 20 people last year for sexual harassment

Microsoft has defended its handling of gender-discrimination complaints, and said it fired about 20 people last year after sexual-harassment investigations.


UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 10:02 p.m.

Employment agency head, accused of inappropriate conduct, resigns

Dale Peinecke, head of the state Employment Security Department, resigns amid allegations of inappropriate conduct to female employees.


UPDATED: Tue., March 13, 2018, 4:04 p.m.

Female Microsoft employees filed hundreds of complaints of gender discrimination

Female Microsoft employees in technical roles filed 118 complaints of gender discrimination with the company between 2010 and 2016, according to court documents. Microsoft’s internal investigation unit concluded just one …


UPDATED: Fri., March 9, 2018, 8:45 p.m.

Red Lion Hotels, Lithia Motors face lawsuits involving sexual harassment claims

Two companies with large presences in Spokane face lawsuits from women who allege sexual harassment by male bosses.


UPDATED: Fri., March 9, 2018, 8:46 p.m.

Sherman Alexie declines literary award

Sherman Alexie has declined the Carnegie Medal he received last month, the American Library Association told the Associated Press on Friday.


Experts question casinos’ plan to prevent sexual harassment

In the wake of the sexual misconduct scandal surrounding Las Vegas casino titan Steve Wynn, Nevada gambling regulators are developing regulations addressing workplace sexual harassment, but employment attorneys who reviewed …


Legislature bans worker non-disclosure agreements for sexual assault

Washington workers couldn’t be forced to sign non-disclosure agreements about sexual assault or harassment.


Three women on record accusing Sherman Alexie of sexual harassment

Three women have gone public with their accusations of sexual harassment by popular author Sherman Alexie.


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 10:08 p.m.

Sherman Alexie addresses the sexual misconduct allegations that have led to fallout

Prominent Washington state writer Sherman Alexie issued a statement Wednesday acknowledging that he’s hurt people over the years, addressing for the first time anonymous accusations of sexual harassment against him …


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, 2:17 p.m.

Trump accuser running for office

Rachel Crooks’ allegations of sexual misconduct against Donald Trump have been dismissed by the president and his supporters, so she has a new approach to ensure her message is heard: …


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, 9:55 a.m.

So much sexual misconduct news: Talking to children

The ongoing spotlight on sexual harassment and sexual assault has many parents wondering: Are there age-appropriate ways to talk to children about what they might hear or experience? What are …


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 3:32 p.m.

Clinton regrets not firing adviser accused of harassment

Hillary Clinton says she should not have let a senior campaign adviser keep his job after a female staffer accused him of sexual harassment in 2007.