The Washington State Patrol arrested a second intoxicated man who tried to bypass police cars and drive into the scene of an unrelated crash at Division Street and Magnesium Road Sunday night. Just before 7 p.m. Spokane police were investigating a two-car crash that sent one person to the hospital.
The event, now in its 15th year, is the largest fundraiser for Christ Kitchen, a nonprofit assisting women in the community with job training and employment opportunities. Winners take away $1,000 prizes.
William W. Bost, 60, asked Superior Court Judge Charnelle Bjelkengren to dismiss the charges he faces, including one count of first-degree murder and nine counts of illegal possession of a firearm, on Nov. 21. She denied that request Thursday.
Jessica Cochran fell in love with ballet when she was 2 years old after she saw a ballet performance at the Chataqua festival in her hometown of Chewelah. She immediately asked her mother if she could start ballet classes.
The Spokane County Sheriff’s office is investigating the Nov. 7 suspicious death of a man at the Spokane Valley Rodeway Inn & Suites. Eric Andersen, 54, was found dead in his hotel room after a hotel manager called 911 around 1:45 p.m. to report Andersen for trespassing. The manager then called a second time to report Andersen was not breathing, according to court documents.
Some motorists who stopped by the Post Falls rest stop Sunday on Interstate 90 were on their way to holiday gatherings. Others looked forward to spending time with their family when they travel later this week.
Spokane police officer Nathan Nash, who has been under investigation for a reported sexual assault since late October, was arrested late Friday afternoon and booked into the Spokane County Jail on a rape charge.
“My first thought was, ‘That’s crazy,’ ” Reilly said. “I’ve heard of people burning books, destroying books, stealing books from libraries. I never heard of someone hiding them, but that’s kind of clever. But it still kind of makes me mad.”
Two anti-abortion activists demonstrated at Eastern Washington University on Wednesday afternoon, about two weeks after a similar appearance prompted a counterprotest involving hundreds of students. In the evening, the same two men joined hundreds of other anti-abortion activists for the latest meeting of “The Church at Planned Parenthood,” a crowd that included state Rep. Matt Shea. Police and a small group of counterprotesters were also present.
A 21-year-old man charged with bringing a stun gun and rifle to a brawl at Meadow Ridge Elementary School earlier this summer pleaded not guilty to separate domestic violence assault charges on Wednesday.
With every ballot in Spokane County counted, Dave Watling and Steven Walk are locked in a dead heat with 78 votes apiece as they seek position 3 on the Fairfield Town Council. If those results hold after the election is certified and an automatic hand recount is conducted, the winner is chosen by a game of chance.
The 1968 graduate of Gonzaga University traveled to Central America during the Salvadoran civil war. He’ll address migrant issues within the Catholic Church as Under-Secretary of the Migrants and Refugees Section of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development.
Spokane Area Youth Choirs are for children ages 7 to 18 and provide singers training in vocal technique, musical theory and music history. The organization, founded in 1987, practices at the oldest church in Spokane, Westminster Congregational Church. Their KPBX Kids’ Concert on Saturday with the Le Donne women’s choir followed Westminster’s 2019 theme of “open doors.”
“We’re at such an impasse culturally with ‘us and them’ and demonizing people that think differently than we do. I don’t want to demonize this person. I really want to understand them,” Roesch Wagner said. “I hope I hear from them.”