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Aug. 16, 2019, 10:59 a.m.
An apparent jilted ex-boyfriend is suspected of firing multiple rounds Friday morning at a Spokane Valley business park before two officers arrived and shot the suspect, who then crashed into a tree before he was pronounced dead.
Mayor of Harrison, Idaho, resigns, citing fears for family’s safety and disagreement over developmentAug. 16, 2019, 5 a.m.
Kayleen Walker, who’s served as mayor of the small vacation town of roughly 200 people since 2017, resigned Aug. 6 after vandalism of her home near downtown. Walker said she believed she was being targeted for public comments about a former business owner convicted of lewd behavior with children and opposition to a contract with a developer about extending sewer service in town.
Aug. 13, 2019, 5:04 p.m.
Chiang has led Empire Health Foundation as its first and only president since the nonprofit was formed following the sale of Deaconess and Valley hospitals in 2008. The 51-year-old is leaving Spokane for a job as chief executive officer of health philanthropy startup Dogwood Health Trust based in Asheville, North Carolina, with his last day in Spokane scheduled for next month.
Aug. 13, 2019, 2:32 p.m.
Opened in April, the Spokane Resource Center is one of 18 locations nationwide that are part of Carson’s signature “EnVision Center” program. The Housing Secretary, one of few Trump cabinet officials who have been with the administration since its beginning, said he was encouraged by agencies working together to assist those experiencing housing and employment issues.