Spokane Valley International Association of Firefighters Local 876 has been handing out new winter coats to Spokane Valley elementary students for four years as part of the national nonprofit Operation Warm. Firefighter Scott Niebuhr started the program in the Spokane Valley Fire Department in 2017.
A red sedan “recklessly” drove past a line of vehicles, struck several construction cones and tools, then hit a construction worker, driving away as the injured man lay in the roadway near Airway Heights, court documents say.
Folks who know Geraldine Wagner aren’t surprised to find a 6-foot crocodile reclining on the bed in her guest room. After all, a 4-foot giraffe, sporting a sombrero resides in her kitchen, and a life-size tiger rests in front of the fireplace.
What kid hasn’t dreamed of a treehouse a la Swiss Family Robinson – that is if they’re familiar with the classic tale or Disney movie? For Molly Markham, 11, that dream came true when her dad built her one this spring. “I originally thought of a platform with a rope ladder,” her dad, Gary Markham, said.
A popular and successful program to allow seniors to eat at local restaurants for free is winding down as the CARES Act funding that paid for it dwindles.
The Spokane Valley Fire Department saw a large volume of calls the week of Oct. 19-25, which were pushed up by the 100 calls that came in during the 24-hour shift that began 8 a.m. Oct. 23, the day record-breaking amounts of snowfall led to other things –like tree branches –breaking.
Still reeling from last weekend's sub-zero wind chills and a record amount of October snowfall, Spokanites can use a shot of good news for Halloween. Fortunately, we've got some.
In response to weapon-carrying people at recent protests, a new Spokane City Council proposal would ask police to stop armed militia groups from gathering in the city.
One story above the streets of Hillyard, Bob Whittaker found a time capsule he hopes to preserve and celebrate.
The Spokane County Library District is seeking a volunteer to join the board that oversees the library's policies and budget. Anyone in the libraries service area, which includes the entire county except Liberty Lake and the City of Spokane, is eligible.
Stolen motorcycles, drugs, large amounts of cash and a pistol were seized by Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputies and SWAT after they served a warrant Monday on a home in Spokane Valley.
Novelist Jess Walter’s latest book was driven, in part, by the “horror of the inequality in income and wealth in America,” both now and when the story is set, he told the Northwest Passages Book Club Monday.
A smoke alarm alerted firefighters to a blaze they say someone intentionally set overnight at Anchored Art Tattoo in the historic Paulsen Building early Tuesday morning.
Former Spokane City Administrator has a new job in his old town.
After a snowy weekend, record-low temperatures hit Spokane early Monday morning, but a warmer week is on the way, according to the National Weather Service Spokane.
A small group of demonstrators braved the cold Tuesday to protest ”warrior-style” training sessions used by the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.
The first Safeway store using that name opened in an art deco building at Olympic Avenue and Market Street, in Hillyard, around 1931.
Notorious serial wife-murderer “Bluebeard” Watson had not completely escaped the hangman’s noose.
About 2,000 customers remain without power in the Inland Northwest as near record-setting cold set in Saturday night. Temperatures are expected to plunge once again overnight Sunday.
If you went to the narrow strip of land at the bottom of the bend in the Spokane River just east of downtown in 1905, you would have found the new home of the Spokane Manufactured Gas Plant and the American Tar Company.
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