The rugged scrubland between Yakima and Ellensburg looks nothing like Poland, but that’s not the point. What matters is that the 81st Stryker Brigade Combat Team of the Washington Army National Guard is preparing for whatever comes its way, including a yearlong deployment in Eastern Europe in two years.
Kyle Foreman, a spokesman for the Grant County Sheriff’s Office, said undercover investigators seized LSD, hallucinogenic mushrooms, cocaine, steroids, ketamine, the party drug known as Molly, thousands of dollars in cash and one handgun.
A two-car crash on Interstate 90 in Post Falls on Tuesday shut down the eastbound lanes and sent three people to the hospital, according to an Idaho State Police news release. At about 12:30 p.m., 80-year-old Margaret J. Hyatt, of Nelson, British Columbia, was stopped in a 2012 Hyundai Santa Fe on the shoulder of I-90 near Pleasantview Road. Hyatt moved into the eastbound lanes in front of a 2007 GMC Sierra driven by Sandra L. Bodak, 59, of Rathdrum.
“The people do not give public servants the right to decide what is good and what is not good for the people to know,” the judges ruled. “Free and open examination of public records serves the public interest, even though such examination causes inconvenience or embarrassment to public officials or others.”
The latest episode of “Ghost Adventures” claims to show “authentic” evidence of ghosts at St. Ignatius Hospital in Colfax, but the last of the building’s famous haunted tours was given at the end of 2018.
Dry and windy weather forecast for Wednesday has prompted the National Weather Service to issue a red flag warning across much of Eastern Washington.
America’s air has been steadily getting cleaner, but the last two years that’s not been the case with more unhealthy air.
California public health officials would have oversight of doctors and schools with high numbers of medical exemptions for vaccinations under a compromise announced Tuesday.
Spokane City Council indefinitely deferred a new cost-sharing agreement with famed 3-on-3 basketball tournament Hoopfest due to concerns that smaller events may not have access to the same type of deals.
Spokane City Council unanimously voted to ask the city’s legal department to explore suing opioid manufacturers and distributors for their role in the opioid epidemic.
Two fully electric buses will be added to STA’s fleet, paid for with proceeds from Volkswagen’s diesel-vehicle scandal and subsequent financial settlements.
A Spokane jury a black man in Spokane a judgment of $200 after he sued the Pantages Theater for ordering him to sit in the second balcony.
It was nearly two years ago that Rustin Atkerson suffered what would be a fatal head injury. On Tuesday, his mother, Elaine A. Hurd, will be sentenced to time in jail after she pleaded guilty in May to second-degree criminal mistreatment. A neurosurgeon told detectives Rustin would still be alive if treated sooner.
Post Falls police said Monday they were searching for a 15-year-old girl who went missing more than three weeks ago.
Attorneys delivered opening statements Monday in the trial of the third of four suspects charged with killing a man over an alleged botched drug deal in 2015.
Last year, Mandy Manning was named the 2018 National Teacher of the Year. Sudden fame also meant the opportunity to make a difference beyond Spokane.“I don’t know how successful I’ve been, but it has been meaningful for many people,” Manning said. “That’s all I can ask for.”
A judge has ruled that work can go forward on a trail crossing private land that connects the popular tourist destinations of Redfish Lake and Stanley. U.S. Magistrate Judge Candy Dale late last week rejected a request by the owners of Sawtooth Mountain Ranch to halt construction of the 4.4-mile trail for pedestrians, cyclists, horseback riders and snowmobilers.
A bomb squad from Spokane was deployed to Coeur d’Alene on Monday afternoon after a suspicious device was found near the Kootenai County Courthouse. The package was later found to contain no explosives.
Spokane was anxious about its chances to be on the route of an exciting transcontinental airplane expedition, featuring four army airplanes of the Curtiss JN-4 type. They were scheduled to take off from Mineola, N.Y., and to map out an air route from the Atlantic to the Pacific.
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