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UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 5, 2018, 12:23 p.m.

Getting There: The future of pavement

Seers don’t generally gaze into the pavement to tell the future. Such visions are better found in a crystal ball, the bottom of a tea cup or in the palm …

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 5, 2018, 7:03 p.m.

Analysis: The paths to victory for Brown and McMorris Rodgers

We’ve spent months writing about the issues, examining the ads and interviewing the candidates on your ballot for Tuesday’s election.

Then and Now: Riverside Theater

The Casino Theater, on the 800 block of Riverside Avenue, opened in 1909.

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 4, 2018, 10:10 p.m.

Campaign sign theft, vandalism reach new levels in 5th District race

Theft and defacement of campaign signs may be at an all-time high in the 5th Congressional District.

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 4, 2018, 7:58 p.m.

Social media threat made against Lewis and Clark High school

Police are investigating a potential threat made against Lewis and Clark High school on Instagram Saturday night.

Rob Curley: You have to go back in time (not too far) to relish in iconic, downtown clocktower sights

The letters, emails and phone calls probably started in June. One of my favorite things about Spokane, and especially our subscribers, is that people here pay attention to the smallest …

100 years ago in Spokane: Thrice married, woman accused of bigamy

Grace Meredith, the 19-year-old wife of William Heitzel, was arrested by Spokane detectives on a charge of bigamy when it was revealed that she had a total of three husbands.

Spin Control: Help for voters who can’t decide how to mark their ballot

Time running out on your ballot choices? Here’s where to turn for information.

Paul Turner: Spokane family rivalries

There’s a little problem with the picture of Spokane as one big, happy family.

Otis Hotel renovation hit with $140,000 in fines for asbestos violations

Three companies renovating the Otis Hotel in downtown Spokane have been cited for violating state health and safety rules, receiving fines that total nearly $140,000, the first round of financial …

100 years ago in Spokane: Sneeze lands cigar dealer in the custody

Cigar dealer Tom McKeene became the first man arrested in Spokane for sneezing in a public place. He made the mistake of sneezing in the presence of a judge and …

Sue Lani Madsen: Healthcare – it’s complicated

Health care reform has been a political slogan generator for over a decade. Repeal and Replace! Medicare for All!

Officials: Handful of Spokane County ballots wrongly marked return to sender due to equipment error

Eight ballots were scanned incorrectly and marked to return to their point of origin by postal service equipment in Spokane County, according to officials. Six of those have already been …

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 2, 2018, 8:42 p.m.

Work concludes on Glenrose trailhead in Dishman Hills

Spokane County recently completed work on the Glenrose trailhead in the Dishman Hills Conservation area that improves parking access for visitors.

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 2, 2018, 7:50 p.m.

Female grizzly poached in North Idaho

A female grizzly bear was shot multiple time in North Idaho, according to officials.

Lakeside soccer coach placed on leave

A Lakeside High School soccer coach is on paid administrative leave pend an undisclosed investigation .

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 2, 2018, 8:17 p.m.

Avista, BNSF join list of donors seeking refunds from Shea campaign

Avista Corp. and the BNSF Railway Co. on Friday joined the list of organizations requesting refunds from state Rep. Matt Shea’s re-election campaign. Both companies this year donated $2,000 to …

100 years ago in Spokane: ‘Huns’ pushed back across the front, but tragedy for Spokane parents

The Germans and Austrians were in retreat across the war front, but the U.S. casualty reports were still pouring in.

One flu death reported in Spokane County

A woman’s death from the flu this week is the first in Spokane County this year, according to Spokane Regional Health District. She was in her 70s and had an …

Spokane man makes first appearance in alleged rape of Vancouver woman

A transient man who allegedly attacked and raped a woman who was walking to her mother’s residence in February 2017 made a first appearance Thursday in Clark County Superior Court.

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 2, 2018, 11:18 a.m.

AT&T, Washington Realtors seek Shea campaign refunds over ‘Biblical Basis for War’ manifesto

Two more organizations demanded money back from state Rep. Matt Shea’s re-election campaign on Thursday, while others denounced his rhetoric and said they would not support him in future elections. …

CNN not commenting on Lemon’s remark about white men

CNN isn’t commenting about Don Lemon’s statement that white men represent the biggest terrorist threat in the country.

Steve Christilaw: Cheerleaders necessary in all aspects of life

They may be maligned in some circles and treated as cliches in others, they may face unimaginable horrors in Halloween movies at a rate far greater than most and they …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 5:56 p.m.

Whistleblower case nets $389,355 fine from computer contractor at Hanford

Based on a case brought by whistleblowers, a company that was supposed to provide a functional electronic-medical-records system for Hanford has agreed to pay $389,355 to resolve allegations that it …

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 …

Holiday bazaars and arts and crafts

Holiday bazaars and arts and crafts Nov. 2-10, 2018.

Free workshop for veterans will teach unique qualities of the cane

Veterans can learn self-defense skills with a cane on Nov. 9 during a free, 3

Day of the Dead celebration set for Friday at Valley Hazen and Jaeger

A Spokane Hispanic group plans a Day of the Dead event Friday in the combined Aztec and Spanish tradition of honoring loved ones memory with music and mementos.

Front Porch: Some like it hot; notably for showers

They say you don’t appreciate what you have until you no longer have it.

Architect Warren Heylman will be honored at Spokane Preservation Advocates’ Historic Preservation Awards

Spokane Preservation Advocates is honoring prominent architect Warren Heylman with a legacy award next week at its fifth annual historic preservation awards ceremony.