Nicole Jenkins-Rosenkrantz moved to Spokane sight unseen for college and once she arrived, she couldn’t wait to leave again. But something shifted and she stayed, dedicating herself to helping children and students of color. Her work has earned her the 2020 YWCA Carl Maxey Racial and Social Justice Award.
State House candidate Laura Carder says the state shouldn’t mandate mask wearing and schools should be back in session. Her opponent, incumbent Marcus Riccelli, says the state should follow guidelines set up by health experts.
With smoke from the Pacific Coast wildfires wrecking havoc on the region’s air quality and casting the area under a pall of hazy smoke, Bloomsday officials announced on Tuesday they have extended the deadline for area runners to participate in “Virtual Bloomsday.”
For the first time in four days, those outside in Spokane weren’t breathing “hazardous” air Wednesday.
As pandemic closures continue to affect the state’s economy, Republican Sen. Mark Schoesler said he feels his seasoned experiences as a political leader give him the necessary understanding to help lead the state through a financial crisis.
An ad for the Davenport Hotel noted that a major cultural attraction was coming to Spokane: a Metropolitan Opera company, headed by “the incomparable Antonio Scotti.”
While COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths in Washington are declining overall, the state recently passed a marker for deaths from the virus.
Spokane Postmaster Earl Eisenrich and Wanda Emmert, president of the American Postal Workers Union’s Inland Empire Area Local, have more than 50 years of combined experience at the U.S. Postal Service .
With a $4 million grant in hand, the city of Spokane can study the feasibility and cost of adding fluoride to its drinking water.
After fielding criticism from tenant advocates and landlords, the city of Spokane has loosened restrictions on access to rental assistance offered during the COVID-19 pandemic.
After Inlander reporter Daniel Walters wrote a story about Rep. Jenny Graham sharing Facebook posts linking to conspiracy theory websites, the Republican lawmaker left Walters an explicit and threatening minute-and-a-half voicemail, posted profanity toward Walters on Facebook and shared another site connected to conspiracy theories.
The man shot and killed by police after wounding a Spokane police officer Friday at the Rodeway Inn & Suites in Spokane Valley has been identified as Joshua Clayton Brant, 31.
Former Spokane City Councilman Bob Apple and long-time state Rep. Timm Ormsby disagree on many of the biggest issues facing the state, leaving a clear choice for voters in central Spokane to make in November.
Hazardous smoky conditions continued to affect daily life Tuesday.
Former Washington state legislator Lois Stratton wasn’t scared to cross party lines and show off her independent streak if that meant representing her constituents.
The smoke blanketing Spokane is expected to linger all week as Spokane’s hazardous air set another record on Sunday. Monday wasn’t much better.
The project began with an artist in New Orleans writing a message on the side of an abandoned home. Visitors are asked to write down a simple statement of what they'd like to achieve before they die.
Four small fires burning in the Beacon Hill area near Minnehaha Park on Sunday morning were quickly extinguished by firefighters, who believe the blazes were set by people.
The city of Spokane has opened a 24-hour shelter for those seeking respite from choking wildfire smoke at the Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Boulevard. Saturday's poor air quality smashed a record set in August 2018.
There has “flat out, unequivocally” been a surge of suspected domestic violence perpetrators out on lowered bail or their own recognizance due to efforts to keep COVID-19 out of Spokane County Jail, said Sgt. Jordan Ferguson, head of the Spokane Police Department’s domestic violence unit.