No one just rolls out of bed on a Monday morning and graduates from high school, but the folks in Cheney just pulled it off.
Northwest Passages Community Forum livestream will start off Wednesday with Spokesman-Review Capital Bureau chief Jim Camden talking to Washington State Senate Minority Leader Mark Schoesler, taking a look at what is going on in our state right now, and is there a need for a special session in Olympia?
Ken Sax discusses the ins & outs of the real estate market in Spokane. With people emerging from quarantine reordering their priorities, where they live and the space they live in has a greater meaning.
There has not been a jury trial in Western Washington – perhaps in the entire state – since early March. While the wheels of justice still turn – some hearings are still held, arraignments and pleas are taken – for the most part they are spinning in place. The federal courthouses in Seattle and Tacoma have been shuttered by judicial order: Pretrial proceedings are done either by video, telephone or postponed. In the busier state courts, where locking the doors hasn’t been an option, the daily docket call looks very different than it did just four months ago.
A shortage of personal protective equipment and a desire to ensure safety of the community led Spokane resident Johnny Chan to create a pop-up shop that sells KN95 masks, face shields, gloves, surgical gowns and hand sanitizer at wholesale prices.
Families will soon be able to pick up free sack lunches at Spokane Valley parks as the city and East Valley School District launches a free summer meal program for children.
One thing for sure: It will be a graduation to remember for the high school class of 2020.
Us is all of us, like it or not. At this moment of extraordinary national tension, so full of the potential for violence, so fractured at the core, so full of venom and incitement radiating from the White House, and so vilely attended by bigoted online calls to shoot protesters or run them over, us versus them is a disastrous formulation.
A Black Lives Matter protest in Coeur d’Alene involved several dozen people Monday evening.
Peaceful protesters spent part of their day using chalk to fill the sidewalk with colorful emblems representing peace and support for the Black Lives Matter movement, following a protest that ended in the deployment of tear gas and rubber bullets.
The first astronauts launched by SpaceX have captured the flag left behind at the International Space Station nearly a decade ago by the last crew to launch from the U.S. NASA astronaut Doug Hurley showed off the flag Monday, a day after arriving at the orbiting outpost
Washington lawmakers on Monday called for justice for George Lloyd and expressed their support for peaceful demonstrations.
In a presentation to the board of trustees on Friday, Mary Voves, EWU’s vice president for business and finance, said the university could lose more than $12 million in state funding and more than $24 million from tuition and other sources.
Leaders in local government and the Black community in Spokane thanked protestors who demonstrated peacefully Sunday afternoon, and condemned violence and looting.
The looting of the Nike store in downtown marked the beginning of a night filled with tear gas and rubber bullets.
Even in the midst of a pandemic, state and local public health officials have expressed their support for demonstrations against police brutality of Black Americans.
Several operators of downtown Spokane businesses were devastated Monday over damage caused in a wave of looting and vandalism the night before that followed a peaceful protest over George Floyd’s death.
A crashing explosion rocked downtown Spokane at 3 a.m., and the phone immediately rang at the police station.
Businesses and city crews worked Monday to clean up broken glass and graffiti in downtown Spokane after peaceful protests against police brutality turned violent.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee ordered a statewide activation of the National Guard late Sunday as looting and violence spread to Spokane.
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