The gravel pits in the Inland Northwest were formed by the ice age floods that formed the region's topography millenia ago. One of the area's largest pits is bounded by Park and Thierman roads and Sprague and Broadway avenues in Spokane Valley.
County clerks believed that “this was the first case ever filed in Spokane County where a man seeks damages from a woman for breach of a marriage promise.”
Avista finished its fifth day of round-the-clock power work on Sunday, with a little more than 4,500 customers still waiting for the lights to come back on. Other utilities reported several dozen customers still without power after Wednesday's windstorm.
Due to technical difficulties, the health district was unable to report new data on COVID-19 related deaths, and the Spokane County data section of their website was down as of 3 p.m. Sunday.
In the wake of Wednesday's windstorm, some still in the dark may be asking, why can't we just bury the power lines and avoid such interruptions of service? The answer can be found in what lies beneath our feet, and what it would cost to dig it up.
With few in-person events for this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the University of Idaho and Washington State University will hold virtual addresses to remember King’s legacy, according to the schools’ websites.
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced city leaders to reinvent the Spokane region’s annual count of its unsheltered population.
Witnesses told deputies a man became “irate” over grocery store employees’ requests that he wear a mask, ultimately attacking an employee with a glass bottle, according to a Spokane County Sheriff’s Office news release.
The family of Christopher Smith – who was robbed, shot and killed on New Year’s Eve in Spokane Valley – learned after his death he had purchased an engagement ring days before, according to the GoFundMe page setup by his future-sister-in-law.
A parade of more than 200 unemployed men marched through downtown to City Hall, demanding relief.
Spokane police arrested Glen Mitchell, 21, of Portland, on charges of blackmailing a Spokane couple by threatening to sully their daughter’s reputation.
Kristin O’Sullivan will serve as the next Spokane Municipal Court judge, Spokane Mayor Nadine Woodward announced Friday.
Avista restored power to thousands more homes and businesses in the Inland Northwest but, by midday Friday, more than 25,000 were still without electricity 48 hours after a ferocious windstorm toppled trees across the Inland Northwest.
In 1985, police found the body of Marsi Belecz, 12, in a Spokane junkyard. She’d been raped, stabbed more than 25 times and her throat was cut.
The DNA evidence tying Eugene Young to a 2007 rape sat on a shelf in the Spokane Police Department’s storage facility for more than a decade.
After Wednesday’s winds finally subsided, passers-by couldn’t help but gawk at the arboreal devastation in Comstock Park.
Dr. Melanie Sanborn, the mother of a young daughter, was a “remarkable” woman dedicated to healing children, her friends said Thursday.
The effects of Wednesday’s windstorm continued Thursday, with schools from Cheney to Coeur d’Alene canceled and thousands still without power.
A shortage of school bus drivers has prompted the Cheney School District to ask students to not take the bus if possible as well as change the start and end times of the school day as more and more students head back to the classroom.
In front of Spirit Pruners on the corner of West Broadway Avenue and North Cochran Street in the West Central Neighborhood, owner Kelly Chadwick hosted an ice sculpture challenge with other regional arborists and artists.
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