The COVID-19 pandemic has forced city leaders to reinvent the Spokane region’s annual count of its unsheltered population.
Kristin O’Sullivan will serve as the next Spokane Municipal Court judge, Spokane Mayor Nadine Woodward announced Friday.
The DNA evidence tying Eugene Young to a 2007 rape sat on a shelf in the Spokane Police Department’s storage facility for more than a decade.
After Wednesday’s winds finally subsided, passers-by couldn’t help but gawk at the arboreal devastation in Comstock Park.
Spokane County Commissioner Josh Kerns will chair the Board of County Commissioners for 2021 after he was chosen by his fellow commissioners Tuesday.
The sidewalk on West Dean Avenue has since been prepared, and the agreement will settle a $2.4 million claim filed against the city last year.
Spokane County, Spokane Valley and the city of Spokane offices will be closed on New Years Day. Pick up and services also won't be available at local libraries on the holiday.
Any new mayor can expect the unexpected. Mayor Nadine Woodward entered 2020 looking to prove that a career as a television news anchor could translate into city leadership. But the novel coronavirus arrived in Spokane just weeks after Woodward was sworn in, immediately supplanting her agenda and spoiling any chance she had of a relatively quiet, typical first year in office.
People from the Marshall Islands living in the United States, including an estimated 3,000 people in Spokane, may finally have access to Medicaid more than two decades after they were excluded from the program.
The city expects to complete maintenance projects on about 60 miles of arterial roads in 2020 and 2021, about double what it had initially planned.
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to cripple the economy, the number of people struggling to keep up with their utility bills is outpacing the community’s ability to help them.
Spokane City Council will still be doing business virtually to start 2021, but the new year will bring the return of an old pillar of its meetings – open forum.
When Congress finally passed a COVID-19 relief bill Monday that will provide funding for independent music venues, Matt Meyer sighed in relief. Prior to the announcement, the entertainment director of the Spokane Arena and the First Interstate Center for the Arts was justifiably concerned. Now, Meyer is singing a different tune.
A bright yellow sun with seven feathers for rays, each representing a local Native American tribe.
A pharmaceutical manufacturer in Spokane has been making vaccines that hold the promise of ending the coronavirus pandemic.
The future is undoubtedly bright for the Spokane Public Library, but the new year will bring continued uncertainty.
Spokane County’s prosecutor has cautioned that an antiquated state law regulating militias is difficult to enforce – and now, the city of Spokane may circumvent him.
The Spokane City Council rejected a proposal to rezone some 10 acres of land along South Regal Street to allow for apartment-style development due to concerns about traffic, school capacity and the land’s distance from downtown.
Plans for a young adult homeless shelter have stalled after Spokane Mayor Nadine Woodward refused to allow it to be located within city limits.
A new coalition of activists and community leaders pledged Thursday to harness community outrage over the firing of Spokane County's health officer into coherent action.
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