A Spokane police officer has been charged with two counts of vehicular assault, based on a recommendation from the Washington State Patrol.
A large Black Lives Matter mural painted on the side of Shacktown Community Cycle in downtown Spokane has been restored by the artist after being vandalized last week with a large amount of white paint.
Prosecutors plan to decide Wednesday on charges against the man who hit two protesters with his car, killing one, while driving on a Seattle freeway that was closed for Black Lives Matter demonstrations.
Community buy-in for wearing masks or face coverings will determine whether Spokane County can bring down case counts in the coming weeks.
In since-deleted tweets uncovered by KHQ, Bethany Schoeff-Cotter referred to the Black Lives Matter movement as "a disease on this country" and suggested the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis is a hoax designed to influence this year's elections. Schoeff-Cotter also called those who wear masks to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus "idiots" and accused Microsoft founder Bill Gates of a plot to force vaccines and microchips on the American public.
WASHINGTON – In a ruling issued Wednesday, the Supreme Court upheld a Trump administration policy that lets employers opt out of a requirement under the Affordable Care Act to provide health insurance that includes contraceptive coverage.
Citing a looming budget shortfall and potential redistricting issues due to the impacts of COVID-19, Spokane County Commissioner Al French plans to ask the Legislature to allow the county to wait two additional years before expanding the Board of Commissioners from three to five members.
Despite President Donald Trump’s threats Wednesday to cut federal funding to schools if they do not reopen in the fall, Washington and Idaho school districts will continue to follow guidelines from health officials to decide their fall plans.
Sean Fredrickson and his three children were planning to take a boat cruise around Lake Coeur d’Alene over the Fourth of July weekend. But at the last minute, the always adventurous family decided to take a seaplane trip instead.
Community Colleges of Spokane has canceled another in-person graduation ceremony due to the coronavirus pandemic.
A felon snatched an 85-year-old woman’s purse Tuesday evening in the Browne’s Addition Rosauers parking lot, police say.
Editor’s note: Our series Enterprising Spirit documents how businesses and workers are managing the economy’s slow return to life after its sudden shutdown in March – and adapting to new challenges ahead.
Spokane County Fire District 10 is asking voters to approve the renewal of an emergency medical services levy on the Aug. 4 ballot.
Helen Goldblatt, 13, was on the shore of Liberty Lake when she heard a cry for help.
SEATTLE – Mary Kay Letourneau, who married her former sixth-grade student after she was convicted for raping him, has died. She was 58.
An unhoused man who tested positive for COVID-19 and allegedly refused to self-isolate last week has spent, as of Wednesday, seven nights isolated in Spokane County Jail without having committed a crime.
Washington State University will begin analyzing samples for COVID-19, as case counts continue to climb in Eastern Washington and the demand for more testing capacity does as well.
Spokane County Commissioners approved nearly $2 million in COVID-19 aid funding to pay for a marketing campaign designed to encourage people to shop locally, highlight businesses that are following health guidelines and promote behaviors that reduce the spread of COVID-19.
PORTLAND — The U.S. Attorney in Oregon announced federal charges Tuesday against seven protesters who are accused in court papers of defacing a federal courthouse and assaulting federal officers during protests in Portland, Oregon against racial injustice and police brutality.
The $2.2 million project at the corner of 37th Avenue and Glenrose Road has been challenged by neighbors, who argue the county's planning director has incorrectly classified the project and allowed it to proceed in an area that is unsuitable for the development.
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