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Tuesday, June 2, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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News >  Spokane

Coronavirus has closed courthouses, stopped trials. How does Washington’s justice system come back?

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.
News >  Spokane

Shawn Vestal: Us vs. them gets us nowhere right now

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.
News >  Spokane

Protests continue peaceful push for reforms

UPDATED: Mon., June 1, 2020

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.
News >  Spokane

SpaceX captures the flag, beating Boeing in cosmic contest

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

Asking the right questions of your CBD company

Bluegrass Hemp Oil in Spokane Valley offers a variety of products that can be very effective for helping with some health conditions. (Courtesy BHO)

If you are like most CBD (cannabidiol) curious consumers, you’ve heard CBD can help with many ailments.