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Wednesday, June 26, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Reserve deputy justified in fatal shooting

The Stevens County prosecutor won’t charge a reserve deputy who shot and killed a man in October at his rural home located between Valley and Springdale, Wash. John E. Peterson, …


Hanoi opens 3 new areas in search for MIAs

The Vietnamese government on Monday agreed to open three new sites in the country for excavation by the United States to search for troop remains from the war, the minister …


Shogan leaves council with accomplishments and a sense of relief

Joe Shogan, 63, served eight years on Spokane’s City Council, six as council president. He spent Thursday saying goodbye to City Hall staffers and cleaning out his office.


Vietnam vets thanked for service — unlike in the ‘70s

Twice during a Veterans Day event Friday at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, friends called to thank Bob Poe for his service — a far different greeting than in the years …


Hmong gather for memorial service to honor revered leader

The Hmong community in Spokane is mourning the death of the man they view as the father of their people. They held a memorial service Saturday at the East Central …


Gregoire plugs spuds in China, Vietnam

Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire is asking diners in Asia if they want fries with that.


War recalls past conflict

An editorial cartoon in the early 1980s, as the Soviet Union army struggled against the mujahedeen in Afghanistan, featured two shivering soldiers in furry hats in front of a Soviet …


Search for owner of veteran’s ring goes national

The search for the owner of a Vietnam Veteran’s ring found in Spokane Valley has expanded nationwide after the Pennsylvania company that sold the ring pledged to try finding the …


Hardware store seeking owner of vet’s ring

An orange sign near the cash register at Ace Hardware outlines how customers can return merchandise to stores; the store is now wondering how to return personal possessions to customers.


Bonded by Vietnam, members of ‘Evergreen Platoon’ reunite

OLYMPIA – In 1968, 80 young men from Washington state stood in their white shirts and thin black ties in the echoing state Capitol and listened to then-Gov. Dan Evans …


Graves Show Divisions Unhealed

At a military cemetery on the outskirts of this city, there is no evidence of reconciliation between the communist victors and their vanquished countrymen and women. Here, the graves of …