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Nov. 23, 2020, 4 a.m.
“There’s no stimulus out there. The extra unemployment is gone and all the waiters and waitresses are coming in for assistance,” said Maj. Ken Perine, executive director and corps officer at Salvation Army Spokane.
Spokane businesses make up one-third of those fined for recent COVID-19 violations across WashingtonNov. 23, 2020, 4 a.m.
The Washington Department of Labor & Industries has investigated thousands of complaints about masking violations since July, according to a news release, and most companies, when contacted, agreed to follow requirements without the state taking formal action. A small number did not, the release said, and nine of those companies have been fined.
Nov. 21, 2020, 6:40 p.m.
Two crashes on I-90 involving multiple vehicles sent several people to the hospital Saturday evening.
Nov. 21, 2020, 5 p.m.
Spokane Symphony Associates members were determined to make their Christmas Tree Elegance event work this year.
Nov. 20, 2020, 6:27 p.m.
While cases continued to climb in Spokane and the state had rolled back to tighter restrictions, Mount Saint Michael’s Academy was announcing ticket sales for three showings of their high school musical, Willy Wonka, Jr., according to the academy’s website as of Friday.
'He was killed for nothing': Victim's sister believes fatal downtown stabbing was a case of mistaken identity as new details emergeNov. 20, 2020, 3:15 p.m.
As new details emerge in the downtown stabbing death of Anthony Vornheder last month, his sister said she believes the killing may have been a case of mistaken identity.
Nov. 20, 2020, 1 p.m.
Police suspect a woman who believed a non-existent neighbor in a vacant apartment was coughing at her used a chainsaw to cut through the wall Tuesday.
Nov. 20, 2020, 5 a.m.
Deputies suspect a man of firing into the house of his ex-girlfriend, pregnant with his child, during a drive-by shooting last week.
Nov. 20, 2020, 5 a.m.
With a wave of his arms and a bellow of “Merry Christmas,” Santa used his magic to light 1,000 Christmas lights on River Park Square Mall’s 60-foot Christmas tree Friday evening.
Trial for suspects in fatal Newport beating of Jason Fox tentatively set for February; two plead not guiltyNov. 20, 2020, 5 a.m.
Matthew Raddatz-Freeman and Kevin Belding, two of four men accused of beating a 19-year-old man to death and burying his body in a shallow grave near Newport, pleaded not guilty Thursday.
Nov. 19, 2020, 5 a.m.
A jury found Tuesday that Stafone Fuentes was not guilty of killing a 26-year-old man outside of a Spokane club in 2013, according to court documents.
Nov. 18, 2020, 1:55 p.m.
Detectives have not identified a motive for an early morning drive-by shooting that appeared to be targeting at houses or apartments.
Nov. 17, 2020, 9:20 p.m.
An accidental flash fire surrounded a man in his garage Tuesday morning, injuring two people.
Nov. 17, 2020, 8:30 p.m.
A natural gas fire so hot it melted rock erupted in an explosion below the Holiday Inn on Division Street Monday evening as flames got within feet of the building.
Nov. 16, 2020, 4 a.m.
The searches come as local and federal law enforcement are increasing their efforts on illicit opioids making their way to Spokane's streets.
Nov. 15, 2020, 5 a.m.
After Friday delivered between 10 and 18 inches of snow to Lookout Pass, the resort opened for the first Saturday of the ski season.
Nov. 14, 2020, 7:55 p.m.
A vehicle hit a pedestrian at Sunset Highway and Cannon Street just before 8 p.m. Saturday evening, said Spokane Police Department Cpl. Nick Briggs.
Deputies investigating an attempted burglary say the suspect had golf ball-sized portions of meth and heroinNov. 13, 2020, 5:39 p.m.
After Spokane County sheriff’s deputies suspected a man of attempted burglary, they found what they believe to be golf ball-sized bags of heroin and methamphetamine in his trailer.
Nov. 13, 2020, 3:06 p.m.
Spokane County Sheriff’s Office deputies and SWAT Team members arrested a suspected burglar Thursday following a brief standoff.
Nov. 13, 2020, 5 a.m.
Spokane Police saw an increase in vehicle thefts during the last week, and people leaving their keys in their cars was a contributing factor, according to a Spokane Police Department news release.
Nov. 12, 2020, 3:19 p.m.
Troopers suspect a crash on the Division Street on-ramp to Interstate 90 was the result of 23-year-old drunk driver facing her fifth DUI charge.
Nov. 11, 2020, 1:34 p.m.
Spokane Valley deputies responded to a reported drive-by shooting Tuesday but found the targeted house empty.
Nov. 11, 2020, 5 a.m.
A natural gas line broke at a Liberty Lake excavation site Wednesday, forcing firefighters to ask nearby households to shelter in place or evacuate.