Reform advocates say removing community voices is a big step backward.
The way some local elected officials do or don’t follow pandemic guidelines has kept the Washington Supreme Court busy in recent months deciding what would warrant giving voters a chance to bounce them out of office for not following COVID protocols.
In 2018, Gibson shot his estranged wife and her boyfriend two times in the head each.
Andrew Richmond filed the lawsuit against the Sheriff's Office in U.S. District Court on Tuesday. It alleges after Richmond, who is Black, overheard former Sgt. Jeffrey Thurman use a racial epithet in a phone conversation in December 2016 with another sheriff's deputy, identified in court records as Tyler Kullman. Thurman continues to deny using the word.
Two men convicted of trafficking hundreds of thousands of fentanyl pills to Eastern Washington were sentenced Thursday to eight and 10 years in federal prison respectively.
Bonner County will pay the city of Sandpoint more than $70,000 and has agreed to permanently dismiss a lawsuit the county brought against the city over firearms regulations, according to a Sandpoint City Hall news release.
When Iosia Faletogo was killed by a Seattle police officer Dec. 31, 2018, after fleeing from a traffic stop, protesters took to the streets of downtown Seattle.
A former police officer claims the Coeur d’Alene police chief forced him out of his career through a period of harassment after he refused to lie to an investigator.
Lori Isenberg has pleaded guilty to killing her husband three years ago during a boat ride on Lake Coeur d’Alene.
Attorneys at the Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office believe an August police shooting of a robbery suspect was justified and will not press charges against officers, according to a Spokane County news release.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is making the way to detain an Othello man suspected of killing two women and leaving their body parts in an abandoned car, according to a statement from the agency.
Vanessa Waldref, if confirmed, will be the first woman U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Washington. She’ll also be one of the youngest U.S. attorneys in the country.
A Hayden, Idaho, company has settled a lawsuit over alleged violation of Washington’s emergency orders against evicting tenants during the pandemic with an agreement to pay $50,000 and issue no more eviction notices that could violate that order.
A man who had been charged on suspicion of felonies twice in the last seven weeks has been charged with new felonies after a traffic stop last Thursday, according to a Spokane County Sheriff’s Office news release.
On Christmas Day, more than 2,000 Washington prisoners were in isolation due to COVID-19 while another 2,800 were quarantined, according to the Department of Corrections’ count.
Spokane County Detention Services has recorded 39 confirmed COVID-19 cases, more than quadruple the nine cases reported Friday.
Minutes before her husband’s sentencing hearing began, Andrea Davis bounced the couple’s third baby on her lap. After nine years of hearings, Davis seemed to have become an expert at soothing a child.
While cases continued to climb in Spokane and the state had rolled back to tighter restrictions, Mount Saint Michael’s Academy was announcing ticket sales for three showings of their high school musical, Willy Wonka, Jr., according to the academy’s website as of Friday.
Matthew Raddatz-Freeman and Kevin Belding, two of four men accused of beating a 19-year-old man to death and burying his body in a shallow grave near Newport, pleaded not guilty Thursday.
Stephen Seymour’s girlfriend reportedly had a broken nose, bruising on her face and multiple cuts when police arrested him.
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