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Spokane County Commissioners approved $10.8 million in federal COVID-19 aid for a new grant program that will offer assistance to struggling hospitality businesses. The application for the grant opens next week and only restaurants, hotels, event venues and other businesses related to hospitality and leisure activities are eligible.
Despite public opposition, the council voted 4-2 on a mandate that requires face coverings in indoor or outdoor public places, with certain exceptions, such as children under the age of five or people with medical conditions.
A fast-moving wildfire forced evacuation orders for 60,000 people in Southern California on Monday as powerful winds across the state prompted power to be cut to hundreds of thousands to prevent utility equipment from sparking new blazes.
Corinne Brown was not shocked to be pulled over for speeding in August. She was going too fast.
A lot of numbers were tossed around during Friday morning’s special meeting of the Lakeland Joint School District board.
A coalition of voter advocacy groups has dropped a lawsuit against Ohio’s strict rule limiting ballot drop boxes to one location per county
A ransomware attack that hobbled a Georgia county government in early October reportedly disabled a database used to verify voter signatures in the authentication of absentee ballots
Ever since a woman reported a man had tried to kidnap her and her son at Fred Meyer last week, Spokane Valley Detectives have sought for the perpetrator, who was arrested Wednesday evening in Liberty Lake.
Protesters are planning to demonstrate at a Spokane County Sheriff’s Office training session Tuesday that’s been under scrutiny for months.
Two north Idaho counties, Kootenai and Boundary, moved to the substantial COVID-19 risk category, or Red, due to increasing test positivity rates and worrisome limited hospital capacity, Panhandle Health District announced Thursday.
Multiple people, including a 4-year-old-child, were stabbed by a house guest Sunday morning. The suspect then led police on a car chase before eventually being arrested.
An inmate in Whitman County Jail told police earlier this month she found a body in a garage in Valleyford, just south of Spokane.
After wildfires spread through Washington in late summer, restrictions for outdoor recreational fires are set to be lifted Tuesday morning. Burn bans have been in effect since July 20.
Two young suspects were arrested Sunday in connection to a shooting on Spokane’s South Hill that left a 19-year-old man in serious condition.
After Gail Gering didn't receive her ballot this month, she called the Spokane County Elections Office to find out why. Her story should urge all voters to be diligent about checking their registration status, and contact local election officials if they haven't received their ballot by the middle of this week.
One person was taken to Providence Sacred Heart in critical condition Sunday afternoon with a gunshot wound after a shooting on Spokane's South Hill, according to public safety officials.
As the Kootenai County, its cities and its towns prepare for a wave of growth that could mean more 300,000 people by 2040, area officials and private developers are implementing and considering new approaches to manage the expected changes.
In the early 1970s, park officials and neighborhood advocates rejoiced in the addition of a new public park where an outfall pipe from the Kaiser smelting plant met Deadman Creek. Fifty years later, environmental regulators and the former owners of the property are trying to stop that flow, based on new knowledge about the harm of asbestos and other chemicals.
Kootenai County is now in the COVID-19 moderate risk level, the second highest level of assessment that looks at testing rates, hospital bed occupancy and the seven-day rolling case average.
More than 50,000 California utility customers were without power and others around the state were urged to conserve electricity Thursday amid a fall heat wave that brought another round of extreme wildfire danger.