Spokane County Prosecutor Larry Haskell on Wednesday cleared a Spokane police officer who shot and killed a Spokane man last January, but the man’s family vowed to sue, claiming the investigation was flawed.
A one-car crash and downed power lines on State Route 27 south of Spokane temporarily shut down the highway on Tuesday. No one was injured and the highway re-opened just before 1 p.m., according to a tweet from Spokane County Fire District 8.
When Nick Mamer and Art Walker touched down at Felts Field in Spokane Valley on Aug. 20, 1929, they had just set become the first pilots to complete a non-stop transcontinental flight and had set a world record for longest non-stop flight. On Saturday, three local pilots celebrated that achievement with flights of their own.
Charlie Lentz, 5, looked at a stamp on Saturday of a man kicking a ball. “You know what sport that is?” said Janet Jorgensen, a representative of a German booth at the 25th-annual Unity in the Community, a free cultural event held Saturday at Riverfront Park.