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The federal prohibition director estimated there were between 8,000 and 10,000 illegal stills operating in the state.
The violence that emerged from a protest in Seattle's CHOP zone demonstrates that complete freedom to do what whatever we want can get us into trouble.
A record 73 fire alarms on Fourth of July 1920 prompted the city's fire chief to ask the City Council to ban even the safe-and-sane fireworks.
WASHINGTON – On a day meant for unity and celebration, President Donald Trump vowed to “safeguard our values” from enemies within – leftists, looters, agitators, he said – in a Fourth of July speech packed with all the grievances and combativeness of his political rallies.
INDIANAPOLIS – NASCAR’s extravagant weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway – where the back-and-forth battle between Kevin Harvick and Denny Hamlin should continue – has been rocked by its first driver testing positive for the coronavirus.
The holiday itself was just dawning, but Spokane’s three-day holiday weekend was well underway. About 10,000 people crowded into Natatorium Park the day before, many of them seeking to cool down in the park’s pool from a heat wave.
President Donald Trump planned a fiery Mount Rushmore speech Friday night including denunciations of protesters he says are trying to “tear down” the nation's history. He's adding condemnation of those who pull down statues to a big fireworks show and his more traditional July Fourth praise of America's past and values.
SALEM – It was early June when the mayor of Newport, a small city perched on Oregon’s coast, received a phone call that he had been dreading.
The Fourth of July was particularly destructive in Spokane in 1920, with 40 fires, a shocking amount of structural damage and at least one injury.
Willie Nelson’s annual Fourth of July Picnic is going ahead this year, but to reduce concerns about the coronavirus the event will be virtual.
For many Americans, the Fourth of July will be more intimate this year. It also could be riskier.
As coronavirus-related restrictions are eased and temperatures climb, people are flocking back to the Jersey Shore.
Save for the first couple of months, nothing about 2020 has been normal. And though coronavirus is still disrupting the lives of people around the world, cities in the Inland Northwest are trying to bring a little familiarity to quarantine.
Cindy Richard sat under a tent, near the booth where she has been selling more fireworks than usual, as rain poured down in Post Falls on Tuesday.
The Fourth of July is about America, but not every movie involving Independence Day is about America. The following list contains five movies of varying Fourth-of-July-ness, from "The Sandlot" to "1776."
Spokane will have Fourth of July fireworks this year, despite nearly every other community in the area canceling festivities. At four locations in the city, residents will be able to enjoy fireworks from their cars.
July 4 fell on a Sunday in 1920, so event organizers were planning for two days of celebrations at Natatorium Park and elsewhere in Spokane.
A Republican policing bill is hitting a roadblock, as Senate Democrats prepare Wednesday to vote against it as inadequate, leaving the parties to decide whether to negotiate a compromise or walk away despite public outcry over the killings of Black Americans.
Temperatures are expected to rise a bit into the mid-80s for daytime highs next week, which may be the warmest it will get before the Fourth of July.
The Coeur d’Alene Chamber of Commerce canceled its annual Fourth of July fireworks show Thursday but plans to hold a parade within public health guidelines.