The Washington Department of Transportation is hoping to turn some heads with their reader boards on Interstate 90 and throughout the region this holiday season, with messages intending to make you think, chuckle – and stay safe.
Volunteer Butch Slaughter has a unique job at the Christmas Bureau this week as volunteers hand out food vouchers, toys and books to families in need. It’s his job to keep the other volunteers happy.
Everett Martin, 94, was one of thousands of Americans who fought in the snowy Ardennes Forest 75 years ago in an attempt to beat back a counterattack by Nazi Germany. What came to be known as “The Battle of the Bulge” lasted a month and claimed more than 19,000 American lives, but the victory by Allied forces hastened the war’s end that May.
Chester Clark, who also went by the names Leo Hartman and James Conley, was believed by police to be responsible for the bank robbery on Dec. 12. His wife was arrested on a train in Hood River with $595 in cash, but the suspect was still on the loose.
Chinese television pulled coverage of Arsenal’s Premier League match against Manchester City after Mesut Ozil criticized Beijing’s brutal mass crackdown on ethnic Muslims.
Climate activist Greta Thunberg and Germany’s national railway company created a tweetstorm after she posted a photo of herself sitting on the floor of a train surrounded by lots of bags.
The Hallmark Channel says it will reinstate same-sex marriage commercials that it had pulled from the network.
The top Senate Democrat on Sunday called for subpoenaing several senior Trump administration officials who have yet to testify in the House’s impeachment probe as witnesses for President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial.
Leased in the 1930s as the retail giant was ramping up brick-and-mortar operations after decades in the mail-order business, the warehouse that once housed merchandise destined for retail stores or homes is now home to the Pride Prep charter school.
The shop allows children to look for gifts for their parents, while learning about budgeting with the help of an elf. The tradition now spans multiple generations.
Former FBI Director James Comey is acknowledging that a Justice Department inspector general report identified “real sloppiness“ in the surveillance of a former Trump campaign aide.
A top Mexican trade negotiator flew to Washington for urgent talks Sunday as a hitch emerged in the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, just days after it was signed.
“Jumanji: The Next Level” has claimed the top spot over “Frozen 2” at the box office.
Marathon U.N. climate talks have ended with a slim compromise that sparked widespread disappointment.
LONDON – There will be no letup for U.K. lawmakers worn out after Britain’s bruising election campaign. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to begin “before Christmas” the push to secure Parliamentary approval for his Brexit deal. Buoyed by its landslide victory in Thursday’s election, Johnson’s Conservative government plans to move fast to make good on his campaign mantra to “get Brexit done.” That means ensuring legislation known as the Brexit withdrawal agreement bill is passed in time for the U.K. to complete its historic departure from the European Union by the current deadline of Jan. 31.
Officials at the Army and Navy academies are investigating whether hand signs flashed by students standing behind a reporter during a TV interview were intended to convey a message of white supremacy.
Carol Carkuff, 74, was killed in the single-car rollover crash at about 9:30 a.m. Sunday, according to the Idaho State Police. An investigation into the incident is continuing, but it is believed to have been caused by icy road conditions.
An automatic fire alarm was triggered just before 7 p.m. at Spokane Addiction Recovery Services, 1403 W. Seventh Ave. No injuries were reported.
Layth Fuller, 53, faces charges of felony harassment and first-degree assault after threating to stab multiple people, including his significant other, police said.
The man received his injuries attempting to rescue a dog from the fire, according to firefighters. The dog died in the incident.