Big changes are coming to Spokane County Fire District 3, and two fire commissioner candidates plan to navigate those changes in different ways. Incumbent Sharon Colby, who has been a fire commissioner for nearly three decades, hopes to use her knowledge of the district to help manage an expanding service area smoothly.
Unseasonably cold temperatures are expected to continue this week as Spokane residents grapple with power outages and finish clearing debris from a surprise October snowstorm that struck early Wednesday. There was no additional rain or snow in the immediate forecast, but Mark Turner, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Spokane, said Thursday could see low temperatures in the mid-20s and highs in the upper 40s or lower 50s.
Dozens of damaged Lime scooters were piled outside of a Spokane Valley warehouse Monday morning following a fire that blackened the signature green frames and melted the plastic housing that hold lithium batteries.
It’s fall on Green Bluff, and that means freshly picked apples making their way into dumplings at Green Bluff Community United Methodist Church. Seventy-three-year-old singer Merridee Joy McCarthy provided the soundtrack on Sunday.
The Washington State Patrol is leading a regional investigation into the death in Newman Lake. Deputies were initially called to the home around 9:30 p.m. after a family member reported the man had barricaded himself in the basement under the influence of drugs.
An estimated 99 million Americans do not have any form of Real ID compliant documents which will be required to fly domestically after Oct. 1, 2020. “There's a great deal of misunderstanding and potential confusion out there with regard to whether or not someone has a Real ID compliant driver's license or a number of the other Real ID compliant documents that they could use for air travel,” said Larry Krauter, CEO of Spokane International Airport.