For about two hours on Jan. 14, as winds whipped mercilessly and tossed down trees across Spokane, there was not a single fire department crew left to respond to emergencies.
Spokane Valley hires 13 year-veteran of Spokane County's park system John Bottelli as new parks and recreation director.
“Deafness” constituted the principal alibi of W.J. Van Skike, on trial for manslaughter after running down a widow on the street and dragging her under his car for 13 blocks without stopping.
Sawsan Al Zouabi used to stand on her balcony and count the bombs falling on the horizon.
I just don’t understand, especially in light of the fact that we’re all essentially immigrants (some more recent than others), that longevity of place should be perceived as making you a better American.
Unfortunately, apricots aren’t the easiest tree to grow in our region. They often bloom very early in the spring and get hit by frost which kills the flower.
When Dennis Haugen brought his Oldsmobile over to work on it with Marilyn Bowen’s brother, she really wanted to be out there with them. “I would’ve rather been in the garage, but my mom wanted me to be a lady,” recalled Marilyn. “It was too late. I was already a tomboy.”
Teddy Riggs, 5½, scaled a backyard tree, while his 3-year-old brother, Danny, trimmed the grass with a pair of children’s scissors. Albert, 8 months, watched the action from his mother’s arms. Kate Kearney didn’t need to worry about her sons feeling the January chill.
A group advocating for families of prisoners is calling for a meeting with the head of the state Department of Corrections as more than 5,000 COVID-19 cases and nine deaths have been reported among inmates since the start of the pandemic.
The 15th annual Eva Lassman Memorial Writing Contest will continue as planned this year, but the art contest and in-person community observance of the Holocaust that usually goes with it have been canceled due to the pandemic.
Like other fire departments in the area, Spokane Valley Fire Department crews were kept hopping on Jan. 13 as the wind toppled trees into power lines and onto homes and cars, prompting numerous 911 calls.
First we got soaked; then we got wind-whipped. The heavy rain was expected. The deadly winds, not so much.
Xander the cat is a familiar sight at Jefferson Elementary School on Spokane’s South Hill as he visits children on the playground and meows at the windows of classrooms where “his” children sit.
After years of debate among city council members on how the city of Spokane Valley should pay to preserve its roads, the city plans to go directly to the public to ask how much work they believe Spokane Valley roads need and how much in new taxes they would be willing to pay for those improvements.
Restaurant owners and hospitality workers were among the biggest supporters of the bill, which is co-sponsored by 15 Republicans and one Democrat. Phase 2 of the state's reopening plan would allow restaurants to open indoor dining, and fitness centers and indoor entertainment establishments to open to 25% capacity.
Other than a handful of individual protesters roamed the campus at various times throughout the day, but a draw down of Washington National Guardsmen as well as state troopers might still take some time.
WASHINGTON – Northwest lawmakers from both parties welcomed President Joe Biden’s message of unity after he and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn in Wednesday in an inauguration full of historic firsts.
Spokane County vaccine distributors are working to finish vaccinating health care workers and first responders this week, before moving on to residents over the age of 65.
Spokane Municipal Court has a new judge.
President Joe Biden's inaugural address recognized the challenges facing a country in the midst of a deadly pandemic, calls for racial justice and an insurrection that stormed the Capitol. It also reflected the humanity of the man who will occupy the White House.
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