At the risk of sounding like a grouchy old Boomer, can I suggest now that we have passed National Voter Registration Day – which was last Tuesday – can every political operative and social media app stop asking me if I'm registered?
PORTLAND – Police say a right-wing rally and counter-protests in Portland, Oregon, have largely dispersed without serious violence Saturday, though they are investigating an assault after one person who was documenting the event was pushed to the ground and kicked in the face.
Northwest senators on Saturday came out with largely partisan responses to President Donald Trump’s latest nominee for the Supreme Court, either condemning the quick bid to fill longtime liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat or touting potential successor Amy Coney Barrett’s accomplishments, depending on their political party.
Spokane City Administrator Wes Crago abruptly resigned this week, less than a year after Mayor Nadine Woodward picked him as the top nonelected official at City Hall .
Friday at 6 p.m. marked four months to the hour of George Floyd’s death in police custody. To mark it, a group of more than 60 gathered outside Bethel AME Church as Spokane-based Christian clergy spoke about racism.
Deputies suspect a woman stole a wallet off the body of a fatal motorcycle crash victim and used a debit card from it while law enforcement was still investigating the scene.
Before Tuesday, Spokane saw the 16th-longest dry spell on record since meteorologists started recording rain locally in 1881.
The Bell Motel is a permanent home for many residents. Through the sliding door with a neon “Office” sign, where a guest might look for a front desk, there is, instead, a crate occupied by a black pig. A sign above the pig’s crate tells residents in bold print, “If you can’t pay rent,” find a new place to live.
Wes McCart, Steve Parker and Don Dashiell, who are temporarily prohibited from serving as Stevens County commissioners, lost another crucial court decision on Friday and appear to have little chance of returning to elected office this year.
Two 21-year-old men face murder charges after a man they are suspected of shooting in the head after an early Thursday morning party near Chief Garry Park died after a brief stay in the hospital.
Court records identify the victim as 18-year-old Jacquon D. Bailey.
Two Spokane officers shot and killed a suspect around 5 p.m. Thursday in Airway Heights, Sgt. Teresa Fuller said.
Washington officials are asking the state's largest manufacturer what it can do to keep the 787 jetliner production line from moving to South Carolina, Gov. Jay Inslee said Thursday.
Travelers using Washington airports will be required to wear face coverings in most areas and observe rules for distancing from other passengers to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Spokane police raided a Trent Avenue lodging house that they believed to be “a supply point for Spokane drug fiends.”
Rep. Dan Newhouse is facing a challenge from a familiar foe in the race to represent Washington’s 4th congressional district, but the GOP incumbent is already making plans for a fourth term representing a wide swath of Central Washington.
Veterans in the Spokane area will be among the first in the country to have complete electronic health records beginning next month. The Department of Veterans Affairs is launching its new electronic health records, run by Cerner, at Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center.
The number of Washington residents applying for unemployment benefits for the first time increased last week, while the total number of jobless claims decreased.
SEATTLE – Tahlequah’s new calf is a male, the Center for Whale Research has confirmed.
SEATTLE – Crowds of angry and heartbroken demonstrators gathered in rainy downtown Seattle and on Capitol Hill Wednesday evening after a grand jury decided earlier in the day not to charge Kentucky police officers for shooting and killing Breonna Taylor.
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