More than three years after a faculty report urged Eastern Washington University to rethink its spending on athletics – and particularly football – at a time of widespread budget cuts in academics, a new universitywide program review is making a similar recommendation.
In April of 2022, Spokane Mayor Nadine Woodward announced during her state-of-the-city address that the House of Charity homeless shelter would be moving out of downtown – and that Catholic Charities would reopen a larger, better facility elsewhere in the city.
The anti-camping initiative on the November ballot for Spokane voters has been pitched as narrowly focused on protecting children – outlawing camping anywhere within a 1,000-foot radius of a school, day care center, park or playground.
Joseph Harrington retired from the U.S. Attorney's Office in Spokane and has undertaken the famed Via Francigena pilgrimage, hiking from England to Rome. He's learning a little something along the way, too.
Fifteen-year-old cellist Owen Peterman put on a white shirt and black tie and showed up looking sharp at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox on Wednesday afternoon eager to “see just how amazing a musician can be.”
When public officials lined up Monday to make a pitch for the $1.7 billion sales-tax increase to build a new Spokane jail and fund public-safety programs, one of their arguments was that judges are releasing defendants – including those facing “dozens” of new felony charges – because the jail is full.
When the former editor of this newspaper, Steven A. Smith, was arrested and accused of purchasing pornographic images and videos of children, a disturbing fact stood out: The young victims appear to have taken and sold the material themselves, using Instagram as a marketplace.
Eddie K. Eng was born more than nine decades ago in the Taishan region of China, an area that historically produced so much emigration to America that it bills itself as the “First Home of the Overseas Chinese.”
A pair of students who were in the process of graduating in engineering from the school's Everett campus were involved in early planning for the company, but left in 2019, a school spokeswoman said last week.