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Megan Rowe joined The Spokesman-Review in 2017. She is a reporter for the City Desk covering national news at the local level.

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News >  Nation
Nov. 19, 2019, 6:18 p.m.
“I guess my first reaction was, ‘Oh no, they’re going to get a lot of attention and, maybe, not all of it helpful attention,’ ” said a Spokane advertising executive about South Dakota’s new anti-meth campaign.

News >  Idaho
Nov. 18, 2019, 4:13 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene Public Library is expecting its largest book yet, as promised on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, as Colbert takes swing at the “Book Bandit” for hiding “Whose Boat Is This Boat?”

News >  Spokane
Nov. 18, 2019, 11:32 a.m.
The U.S. Geological Survey reported a 3.5 magnitude earthquake near Coulee City at 8:48 a.m. Monday. The earthquake was 2.6 miles deep, and no damage has been reported, according to the Grant County Sheriff’s Office.

News >  Nation
Nov. 14, 2019, 4:18 p.m.
Fanciful descriptions of “Narwhal the Little Magical Furry Unicorn” – the puppy who appears to have a tail growing from his forehead – are all over social media. But a University of Idaho professor is here to set the record straight: That’s not a tusk, horn or tail.

News >  Spokane
Nov. 14, 2019, 5 a.m.
The House impeachment inquiry didn’t gain much traction among viewers in Spokane.

News >  Spokane
Nov. 8, 2019, 5 p.m.
Offering an assortment is what works for her family, and local dieticians – following a popular feeding method – suggest offering variety alongside staple favorites is the best way for children to develop a healthy relationship with food while expanding their palate.

News >  Spokane
Nov. 8, 2019, 4:15 p.m.
A King County Superior Court judge ruled Friday that TVI, Inc, which owns the for-profit Value Village, deliberately misled consumers about the extent of their charitable contributions, including false claims about donations to the Rypien Foundation by Spokane Value Village locations.

News >  Spokane
Nov. 8, 2019, 5 a.m.
A legal decision in Argentina, plus ongoing litigation in the United States, has given advocates for the rights of primates hope that the rights of nonhuman primates could improve.

News >  Spokane
Nov. 4, 2019, 5 a.m.
Spokane couples are choosing to get out of the church and into their community at public locations for weddings. Choices include the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, the downtown Spokane public library, the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture as well as parts of the city’s expansive parks system.

News >  Spokane
Nov. 1, 2019, 4 a.m.
Ron Valley spends a lot of time up to his knees in sawdust. Tucked away in his garage-turned-studio in Spokane, with the sound of the lathe, his two air-filtration machines and classical music from KPBX blasting, he doesn’t always hear his wife, Renee Valley, ring the garage for lunch. In fact, other than mealtimes and walks with Ike, his Yorkshire Terrier, Valley doesn’t surface much.

News >  Business
Oct. 29, 2019, 5:49 p.m.
The NCAA directed its three divisions to draft rules to allow student athletes to “benefit from the use of their name, image and likeness” on Tuesday, the Associated Press reported.

News >  Spokane
Oct. 29, 2019, 5 a.m.
Avista is watching the California wildfires in hopes of gaining insight on how to prevent or contain such problems in the Northwest.

Oct. 26, 2019, 5 p.m.
I’ll be Rizzo this Halloween with a group of The Spokesman-Review Pink Ladies, but many Halloweens ago, I went as Frenchie with a group of girls at the Catholic grade school I attended in the Chicago suburbs.

Oct. 24, 2019, 8:01 a.m.
The Washington Post reported that despite a 25.5% decline in English majors since the 2008 recession, the skills learned through the major – chiefly, storytelling – are more crucial than ever.

News >  Spokane
Oct. 19, 2019, 5 a.m.
Spokane County Health Officer Bob Lutz said both enzyme deficiency-related conditions are rare, but an early diagnosis can greatly affect a patient’s trajectory.

News >  Spokane
Oct. 18, 2019, 10:02 p.m.
Duchess Meghan Markle opened up about her struggles of pregnancy and being a new mother. Spokane specialists and new mothers spoke about their experience.

News >  Spokane
Oct. 17, 2019, 5 a.m.
Spokane native and longtime U.S. diplomat Ryan Crocker says the Trump administration’s decision to withdraw troops from Northern Syria, abandoning commitments to the Kurds, is an example of our failure to learn from the past.

News >  Spokane
Oct. 15, 2019, 5:15 p.m.
KREM 2 evening anchor Jane McCarthy delivered the news in Spokane for the last time Tuesday. McCarthy, who had anchored with KREM since January 2010, is moving to Seattle to be closer to family.

News >  Spokane
Oct. 14, 2019, 4:52 p.m.
An ethereal blue ring is all that remains since the Sunday at 11 a.m. Fortnite apocalypse. Initial reaction for Devin Kimmerly, Spokane, was complete shock. He tended to his screen for two to three hours waiting for a new world to materialize.

News >  Spokane
Oct. 13, 2019, 5 a.m.
A study released by ranked Spokane as the top city for freelancers. Kelly Naumann, StartUp Spokane community manager, said rankings like this are great for Spokane.

News >  Spokane
Oct. 11, 2019, 5 a.m.
Into The Forest, located in Veradale, is one of 20 facilities that signed on for Washington’s 2017 outdoor preschool pilot program. Washington became the first state to license outdoor preschools in September.

News >  Spokane
Oct. 8, 2019, 4:17 p.m.
Spokane County Superior Court Judge Annette Plese plans on purchasing a Judge Barbie for her office – but don’t expect her to start sporting the heels like the doll wears. Mattel revealed Tuesday the “Barbie Judge Doll,” its 2019 Barbie Career of the Year doll, and female judges in Spokane have been sharing articles about the doll on one another’s social media accounts.

News >  Spokane
Oct. 8, 2019, midnight
At a divisive moment, it’s still possible to shake each other’s hand.

News >  Spokane
Oct. 5, 2019, 5 a.m.
After this week’s extraordinary gesture in a Dallas courtroom, a Spokane family victimized by murder recalls their own story of forgiveness.

News >  Spokane
Oct. 3, 2019, 5 a.m.
Spokane Arts announced Wednesday that Chris Cook, who has published two books of poetry and has been an active member of the Spokane poetry community for decades, is the new Spokane Poet Laureate.