A lot of things have changed about the average day at the office in the past few months. But one thing remains constant through busy days and slow weeks: at some point in a workday afternoon or a hectic late night on the job, you will want a snack.
The police chief of Bonners Ferry is under investigation for shooting and killing a Boise man during an Aug. 1 altercation at a central Idaho campground, according to the Custer County Sheriff’s Office.
A man who robbed a South Hill home was arrested in a car stolen from the residence after neighbors reported he returned to the scene and crashed the car into a garage, according to a release from the Spokane Police Department.
Two children transported to Bonner General Hospital after the car they were riding in drove into the Lower Pack River near Sandpoint on Sunday. The three adults in the car all were declared dead at the scene.
The lawsuit, which seeks unspecified damages, alleges Excelsior employees acted in "callous disregard" by allowing the abuse to continue while the victim relied on staff for basic needs and care during his time at the center.
While a dozen Spokane long-term care facilities are battling COVID-19 outbreaks and rising numbers of deaths, state officials announced plans Thursday to give such residences the opportunity to gradually ease their restrictions on visitations.
More than 200 COVID-19 cases are connected to outbreaks in long-term care facilities and adult family homes in Spokane County currently. On Thursday, the governor announced that the state has created criteria for long-term care facilities to open up to visitors if they meet certain markers.
"The effect, it is stated, will be entirely different from anything in the way of food stores now in the city," The Spokesman-Review gushed about Greenough's on Washington Street in 1928. The building was recently demolished to make way for a medical office building.
For most Spokane establishments, empty spaces where there were once guests, friends and customers is a depressing sight – a sad reminder that things aren’t like they used to be, and won’t be for a while.
Many Spokane restaurants are back to some semblance of normal business by now. Despite climbing COVID-19 case numbers in Spokane County, local spots have worked to bounce back from weeks or months of closure with limited, careful dine-in service.