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UPDATED: Thu., July 11, 2019, 9:52 p.m.

Tony Bamonte, sheriff and Spokane historian who exposed corruption in law enforcement, dies at 77

Tony Bamonte, a prolific local historian and the three-term Pend Oreille County sheriff who unearthed evidence of a police cover-up in the murder of the Newport town marshal 54 years …


UPDATED: Mon., July 10, 2017, 12:02 a.m.

Huckleberries: Second wife, Lucie, was a fitting match for Wallace, Idaho, founder for awhile

Now that Col. William Ross Wallace has gotten his due as the founder of Wallace, Idaho, his second wife (of three), Lucie, deserves her own 15 minutes of post-mortem fame. …


Huckleberries: Coeur d’Alene Mining District gold rush finally gets its due

Tony and Suzanne Bamonte tout their latest book of local history as a great gift for Father’s Day. But they’re being modest. “The Coeur d’Alenes Gold Rush and Its Lasting …


Book Notes: Rock Doc’s book explores climate change

E. Kirsten Peters, who writes the Rock Doc column that runs in Monday’s Today section, has a new book out. Peters, a geologist by trade who taught geology and science …


Book Notes: D’Aoust book looks at world of dance

A fascinating book on a compelling subject – the world of high-level modern dance and ballet – by Sandpoint author Renée E. D’Aoust hits bookshelves this week. It’s an artistic …


Book Notes: Bamontes’ latest hits shelves

A new book by the well-known local history team of Tony and Suzanne Bamonte, “Spokane: Our Early History – Under All is the Land” (Tornado Creek Publications), is now on …


First Miss Spokane lived in now-restored Craftsman house

The house in the Marycliff-Cliff Park National Register Historic District on Spokane’s South Hill is but one of several lovely Craftsman-style homes gracing the neighborhood, but this one, also listed …


Book Notes: Ferch scores big with debut collection

Shann Ray Ferch, a Gonzaga University professor writing under the pen name Shann Ray, releases his debut short-story collection “American Masculine” (Graywolf Press, $15) on Tuesday. It’s already getting high …


AMR settles billing lawsuit

American Medical Response, Spokane’s ambulance service provider, agreed to pay back just under $1 million, plus interest, received as a result of overbilling more than 12,000 Spokane residents over six …


AMR agrees to settlement in overbilling case

American Medical Response, Spokane’s ambulance service provider, agreed to pay back just under $1 million, plus interest, received as a result of overbilling more than 12,000 Spokane residents over six …


Memo on legal work in RPS case surfaces

A lawyer with the state attorney general’s office who provided a legal review of an investigation into a fatal 2006 River Park Square garage crash believed his review was being …


Mall’s garage likely won’t be re-inspected

City leaders say the River Park Square parking garage likely will not be re-inspected, despite requests by mall critics. Former Pend Oreille County Sheriff Tony Bamonte, among others, contends the …