After months of limited communication between PacWest Silicon and Pend Oreille County officials about a proposed silicon smelter near Newport, the company confirmed in a letter to Gov. Jay Inslee the project is on hold for “the immediate future” because of regulatory and community challenges.
Patients with multiple sclerosis are apprehensive about changes at the MultiCare Neuroscience Institute, with their specialist and other neurologists leaving.
Mayor Nadine Woodward is moving quickly to identify and open a new downtown police precinct focused on community-oriented law enforcement, with more officers patrolling on foot and bike. New City Councilman Michael Cathcart likes that plan so much he wants to mirror it in northeast Spokane, the district he represents.
Spokane County is appealing a $2,100 fine after a volunteer was hit by a vehicle while directing traffic for a fallen sheriff’s deputy memorial in August.
On a summer day in 2018, Courtney Holden was dragging a large duffel bag out the front door when her adoptive mother, Judy Holden, chased after her and said, “Get back in that house,” one neighbor recounted to Spokane police. That was the last time the neighbor saw Courtney.
Attorney Thomas Corkery gave a spirited defense of the McDonald siblings in the W.H. McNutt murder trial, turning the spotlight away from the sisters and squarely on the victim.
Prince Harry says he’s taking a “leap of faith” as he steps back from royal duties in an attempt to build a more peaceful life – one free of the journalists who have filmed, photographed and written about him since the day he was born. Fat chance.
Several thousand people took part in a rally and march Monday morning in Spokane to honor King’s legacy and remind the community that the fight for civil rights is far from over.
A Spokane man accused of tying up his girlfriend and beating her with a baseball bat has been found dead in Stevens County.
With a résumé boasting 20-plus years as a business owner and leadership roles in several nonprofits, Wilkerson was appointed to a vacant seat on the Spokane City Council last week as she called on a city that is 85% white to consider and value a different perspective.
What is cancel culture? In a nutshell, it’s a subculture that consists of people who have eliminated other people from their lives, based on perceptions of their having behaved inappropriately.
Ask Megan Sausser what will be different about Kootenai County in the next seven years, and she will give you a straight answer: “There will be a lot more cars. ... If we don’t make changes to capacity, it’ll essentially be a parking lot.”
Ben Stuckart formally created a consulting business, Forward Principle Consulting, this month, but isn’t ruling out taking his career in a different direction in the future.
Washington residents couldn’t be discriminated against for housing, jobs or public accommodations based on their citizenship or immigration status under a bill that passed the Senate on Friday.
The driver was uninjured after the heavy industrial truck backed into Salmon Creek, according to Okanogan County Emergency Management.
The two-hour presentation, titled “Lifting as We Climb: A Teach-In on Voter Rights and Suppression,” will begin at 12:30 p.m. in the third-floor ballroom of Gonzaga’s Hemmingson Center. Separately, comedian and social commentator W. Kamau Bell will speak Thursday evening during an event celebrating King at Washington State University’s main campus in Pullman.
The five-day National RV Show started Thursday and has brought thousands of people to the Spokane Convention Center to see the latest in recreational vehicles, from travel trailers and toy haulers to decked-out motorhomes.
HONOLULU – Two police officers were killed in a shooting Sunday in the normally peaceful Honolulu, Hawaii’s governor said. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports that officers had responded to an assault call when they encountered a male with a firearm, who then opened fire, striking two officers.
The prosecution attempted to poke holes in the story of the McDonald sisters by demonstrating that there were no bullet holes in the Wolverine apartment where W.H. McNutt was murdered.
In the late 1800s and the early 20th century, railroad entrepreneurs competed to create a seamless system, connecting every region by rail. The biggest challenge was connecting the Northwest to large Midwest cities.