David May inherited a job with challenges both brought on by the pandemic and predating its effects in higher education. Eastern Washington will have to pare down some of its offerings and become more competitive in the field of higher education to thrive in the future, May said.
The race for Kootenai County sheriff features two candidates with long careers at the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and a Rathdrum native who accuses local law enforcement officials of working with "the mob." Bob Norris, Mike Bauer and Justin Nagel are vying to replace Sheriff Ben Wolfinger, who is retiring after four two-year terms in office.
Green Bluff's growers, who typically open their fields and orchards to the public during the spring, summer and fall, have taken different business approaches in response to the pandemic. While a few have closed, others are still open for this year's fall harvest festival, which runs each weekend through Oct. 25.
The fight occurred in a parking lot outside Ichabod’s East, 12116 E. Sprague Ave., shortly after the bar closed in the early hours of Dec. 29. The victim, Daniel Jarman, a 40-year-old Army veteran and father of two, died of head injuries five days later.
State legislators accused the Panhandle Health District of "treating adults like children." The overwhelming consensus among scientists is that masks made of fine cloth are effective at capturing droplets that might contain the virus as they are emitted from the mouth or nose.
Another wave of smoke is expected to blanket the Pacific Northwest this week, but don't hold your breath: Forecasters say it's high in the atmosphere and should have a minimal effect on surface air quality.
Cullinan resigned as president in early August amid faculty criticism of her leadership and a university financial crisis made worse by the COVID-19 pandemic. Now she is taking nine months of paid leave to hone her teaching skills and work on a forthcoming book.
Kevin J. Gellnes, 42, was hospitalized after the encounter with officers belonging to the U.S. Marshals Services' local fugitive task force. Authorities did not disclose Gellnes' medical condition in a news release Monday evening.
Wes McCart, Steve Parker and Don Dashiell, who are temporarily prohibited from serving as Stevens County commissioners, lost another crucial court decision on Friday and appear to have little chance of returning to elected office this year.
Las Vegas police initially believed 37-year-old Kamiah Bird died in a collision after experiencing a medical episode, but several hours later the county coroner arrived and discovered she had been shot. Authorities believe she was shot shortly before the crash and are searching for her killer.
A tree that made contact with an Avista Utilities power line on the southern edge of Spokane County appears to have started the Babb Road Fire, which raced through nearly 15 miles of dry brush and timber during an intense Sept. 7 windstorm, destroying the vast majority of homes in Malden and Pine City.
The injunction follows 18 months of litigation between the commissioners and Stevens County Prosecutor Tim Rasmussen, who sued them for misspending more than $130,000 in taxpayer funds earmarked for homelessness assistance.
The Rosalia Community Center and three churches in town have been transformed into storehouses for donated goods, and volunteers say they plan to use a relief fund to provide gift cards and cash assistance to those in need.
A Coeur d'Alene woman was arrested on a felony vehicular manslaughter charge Friday afternoon after driving the wrong direction on Interstate 90 and causing a head-on collision that killed a 24-year-old Spokane Valley man, according to the Idaho State Patrol.
The Spokane County Sheriff's Office said deputies responded shortly after 7 p.m. after the man crashed on Government Way near Greenwood Road. Deputies and medical personnel attempted to revive the man, who had severe injuries, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.
An attorney working for Stevens County Prosecutor Tim Rasmussen has roundly rejected a request to grant the county commissioners temporary immunity from gross misdemeanor charges, while the parties continue to dispute whether the commissioners can hold office.
"We want to get some cash to these families so they can eat and have a little bit of clothing, and a little bit of whatever they need to survive in the upcoming weeks," the governor said during a visit to the northern Whitman County community on Thursday.
Gov. Jay Inslee dedicated $44 million in federal coronavirus assistance to Washington’s 34 community and technical colleges, and a state education board distributed it based on a formula that tracked enrollment declines and other factors, according to the Community Colleges of Spokane.