Spokane is among four sites in Washington that will expand medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction under a new two-year, $8 million project.
A solution to the closing of the Vantage ferry was floated by local officials: build a pontoon bridge, Army style.
The annual celebration of all things Millwood kicks off Saturday morning with a country breakfast from 9 a.m. to noon hosted by the Magnolia Chapter of the Masonic Lodge at the Millwood Community Center at Marguerite Road and Euclid Avenue.
The North Star Senior Center has a new location for their weekly dances after more than 40 years and the dances are busier than ever.
“She just approached everything with the idea that she was going to be as good as she possibly could be, and she stuck with it until she was,” said Leslie Randolph, her daughter.
Two weeks ago I asked a question here: Where have all my doctors gone? And I talked about feeling abandoned at the growing loss of the medical care providers – doctors largely in their 50s – in whom I have placed trust. Today, it’s about them.
Bobette Tuchek’s shady patio on Spokane’s South Hill is perfect for a beautiful bunch of hanging begonias. The soft light that comes through the translucent panels overhead highlight the soft apricot, yellow and pink flowers.
Spokane Valley pools will be open until Labor Day, and will have a day set aside for dogs to swim before the summer swim season ends.
“I have a strong faith in God, and believe one day he will make a miracle for us to get back together,” Arooj Nirmal said from the offices of World Relief, which welcomed her to Spokane in 2017.
Members of at least 221 Rohingya Muslim families were interviewed Wednesday and Tuesday ahead of the repatriation that was scheduled to start Thursday. Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said her government will not force the refugees to return and the repatriation will only happen if they are willing.
The trend, fueled by growing cellphone ownership in North Korea and the country’s still buoyant border trade with China, has provoked a new clampdown by Pyongyang in the past year, according to reports on Daily NK, a defector-led news service with extensive links in the North. That followed Kim Jong Un’s 2018 vow to “crush bourgeois reactionary culture.”
Nurses in the Providence hospital system are preparing for strikes after ten months of contract negotiations have produced little progress.
One person is in the hospital after a shooting near the intersection of West Chelan Avenue and North Post Street Wednesday afternoon.
The mandatory tag requires Flynn and the building’s other pet owners to have their animals’ DNA collected and registered with the Tennessee-based company PooPrints. Then, if there is any unattended pet poop left on the building’s grounds, it can be tested and traced back through the registry to the proper resident, who then must pay fines starting at $350 for failing to pick up the poop.
The undertaking aims to bring the libraries’ design up to the demands of 21st century library patrons, who are increasingly utilizing the system for far more than just checking out books.
INPE, as the institute is known, recorded an 84% increase in fires in Brazil between 2018 and 2019, with well over half taking place in the Amazon rainforest. It was the highest level since records began 7 years ago. Speaking to reporters in Brasilia on Wednesday, the Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said that NGOs could be behind the fires, in an attempt to discredit him and to draw attention to the cuts in their funding. He offered no evidence for his claim.
The Congressional Budget Office says the federal budget deficit is expected to balloon to more than $1 trillion in the next fiscal year.
James Lowe will perform with the symphony on Saturday, Sept. 7 at 4 p.m., part of a full weekend of activities scheduled to celebrate the reopening of the signature attraction in the downtown park.
Police arrested a man accused of filming women in a changing stall at Hut 8 clothing store in north Spokane on Tuesday.
Shannon B. Morley was arrested at about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday morning in a parking lot near the intersection of University Road and East Sprague Avenue, according to a news release.