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Aug. 22, 2019, 1:58 p.m.
The pursuit of a stolen U-Haul truck late Wednesday night led Washington State Patrol troopers to a north Spokane garage where a 49-year-old man was hiding and arrested, according to a WSP news release.
Aug. 21, 2019, 2:19 p.m.
Shannon B. Morley was arrested at about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday morning in a parking lot near the intersection of University Road and East Sprague Avenue, according to a news release.
Aug. 21, 2019, 1:20 p.m.
A man suspected of shooting at a building in a Spokane Valley business park last Friday before sheriff’s deputies shot and killed him has been identified as Colin Osborn.
Aug. 19, 2019, 4:10 p.m.
A 54-year-old work release inmate left Valley Hospital without authorization while he was receiving treatment Sunday night, and law enforcement has been unable to locate him as of Monday morning, according to the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office. Shannon B. Morley was convicted of trafficking stolen property and was an inmate at the state Department of Corrections’ Brownstone Work Release facility, according to a news release. Inmates have to be categorized under the DOC’s lowest security level to be eligible for work release.
Driver dies from injuries sustained in collision with detached semi-truck trailer south of Coeur d’AleneAug. 19, 2019, midnight
Nicholas S. Spooner, 25, of St. Maries, Idaho, died Aug. 15 at Kootenai Health. His passenger Timothy P. Spooner, 59, was transferred to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle and listed in serious condition Monday morning.
Aug. 18, 2019, 8:24 p.m.
David D. Kendall, 45, was driving west on Idaho State Highway 58 when he hit a hole in the road on a gravel turnout, according to the Idaho State Police. He was treated at Kootenai Health and transferred.
Aug. 18, 2019, 8:02 p.m.
At the Spokane Buddhist Temple, people celebrated the annual Obon Festival, a Buddhist celebration that recognizes the importance of one’s ancestors, on Sunday. It featured a memorial service, as well as Japanese art, music, food and dance.
Aug. 18, 2019, 12:40 p.m.
Officials canceled evacuation notices just after 5:30 p.m. for Spokane Tribe of Indians and Stevens County residents near a 25-acre, wind-driven wildfire that started on the 4700 block of Reservation Road Sunday morning.
Spokane child care providers worry new state requirements will close in-home providers, limit future workforce entriesAug. 16, 2019, 5 a.m.
While an expanding list of rules have contributed to a number of family home providers going out of business, one particular area of the new Washington Administrative Code regulations has providers even more concerned: education requirements that could send many providers back to school over the next five years.
Aug. 14, 2019, 2:32 p.m.
About 300 veterans are expected at the conference, which will touch on issues such as conservation, climate change, indigenous issues and peace across borders.
Aug. 12, 2019, 5:08 p.m.
Kenneth and Karen Crawford, 62, were travelling westbound when an eastbound vehicle, driven by Felix Rangel Diaz, 18, collided with their car head-on Aug. 1, according to WSP. Both Kenneth and Karen Crawford were airlifted to Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland. Kenneth died at 12:30 p.m. Monday at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, according to WSP.
Aug. 12, 2019, 5:04 p.m.
The 66-year-old Athol man who was found trapped between his all-terrain vehicle and a tree after he had been missing for three days is in “good” condition, according to Kootenai Health. Howard Coates and his family issued a written statement and declined further interviews Monday afternoon.
Aug. 11, 2019, 6:55 p.m.
Spokane City Councilwoman Kate Burke and Moms Demand Action Spokane held the Vigil For Victims of Gun Violence outside Spokane City Hall Sunday afternoon.
Aug. 11, 2019, 1:51 p.m.
Thunderstorms dropped heavy rain on two wildfires in Colville on Saturday afternoon through Sunday morning, slowing the blazes, along with fire personnel, in their tracks.
Aug. 9, 2019, 5 a.m.
AHCC had gardening and composting programs for years, but in spring 2016 the prison approached master beekeeper Jim Miller with a proposal to create a cutting-edge apprenticeship program at the prison.
New statewide same-day registration and voting system provides relief for address-changers and procrastinatorsAug. 6, 2019, 7:27 p.m.
For the first time since the state Legislature required voting by mail statewide in 2011, people could register and vote in person up until the night of the 2019 primary election. And the online and by-mail registration deadline moved from 29 days before the election to just eight.
Bonner County investigators hope tools used to find Ramey killing suspect will help solve another homicideAug. 6, 2019, 5 a.m.
The Bonner County Sheriff’s Office investigation into the 2017 killing of Shirley Ramey was Idaho’s first case of a federal gun database leading to a murder suspect.
Aug. 4, 2019, 5:52 p.m.
Spokane got its first whiff of the 2019 wildfire season Saturday night, and wind could continue to bring widespread haze south from a wildfire on the Colville Indian Reservation in the evenings early this week. The city also is expected to see the hottest days of the year so far Monday through Wednesday, according to National Weather Service forecasts.
Sunday crash near Chattaroy caused by driver failing to yield on Highway 2, Washington State Patrol saysAug. 4, 2019, 5:37 p.m.
Alvera Quaschnick was travelling east in a Mercury Montego on Chattaroy Road just before noon and turned right onto southbound Highway 2 in front of a Chevy Silverado driven by Trevor Hansen, 41, according to a news release.
Aug. 4, 2019, 3:18 p.m.
The Hillyard Festival featured 80 retail booths and 11 food vendors — more than double the amount in 2015. Future iterations of the festival could include carnival rides and games.
Aug. 2, 2019, 10:50 p.m.
The suspect in the July 17 killing of Alyssa Dodd was extradited from Missoula County to Spokane Friday afternoon.
Aug. 2, 2019, 9:32 p.m.
Water samples taken from the Easy Acres Mobile Home Village Thursday were free of E. coli, the city of Spokane says.
Aug. 2, 2019, 1:25 p.m.
Judith Carpenter was being held in the Bonner County Jail on $1 million bail for allegedly shooting Ramey on April 5, 2017, in her home on Trestle Creek Road.
One-third of the 300 residents affected by water contamination in Hillyard remain without clean waterAug. 1, 2019, 10:12 p.m.
The city of Spokane lifted its no-drink order in Hillyard Wednesday, but more than 100 residents of Easy Acres Mobile Home Village remained unable to drink tap water as of Thursday night.
Aug. 1, 2019, 9:52 p.m.
A registered sex offender who was convicted of incest as a 14-year-old was sentenced to 20 years to life in prison for the first-degree rape and molestation of a 4-year-old Tuesday.