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The Spokane Tribe of Indians will receive $1.8 million through a grant from the U.S. Commerce Department’s Economic Development Administration for road infrastructure improvements, the department announced Friday.
Gonzaga University announced the Opportunity Northeast initiative last week, two years after the school embarked on a listening tour to learn about issues and perceptions from the people who live and work in northeast Spokane. The initiative will build upon existing programs to focus on unmet educational, health and safety needs.
After more than a decade of court battles, the Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear residents’ case against the property’s current owner. Theirs is more than just a David vs. Goliath confrontation – a rural community of 700 against Arco, a subsidiary of the oil giant BP – because of its potential for upending one of the nation’s key environmental laws.
More students used to take shop classes, where they learned a trade and could enjoy working with their hands. Today, kids might consider Washington apprenticeship programs – which allow them to earn a decent wage while training – as opposed to being saddled with college debt.
NASA’s longest-running rover on Mars, Opportunity, has been pronounced dead, 15 years after it landed on the red planet.
Two tiny satellites have fallen silent hundreds of millions of miles away, after proving new technology at Mars.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – NASA’s Opportunity rover is silently marking the 15th anniversary of its touchdown on Mars. The spacecraft hasn’t been heard from since a global dust storm last June. The six wheeler – about the size of a golf cart – logged more than 28 miles on the red planet before falling silent. There was so much dust in the Martian atmosphere that sunlight could not reach Opportunity’s solar panels to generate power.
Alyssa Bodeau didn’t know how her life would change after she decided to come forward with allegations of sexual misconduct against former Washington State University quarterback Jason Gesser.
Opportunity Zones were supposed to steer investment to overlooked, poverty-stricken areas. So far, investors are seeking to snag the tax breaks in places that already have plenty of investment.
NASA’s Mars rover, Opportunity, has been seen, but still not heard.
Washington State University placed Jason Gesser, a former quarterback and current athletic department employee, on administrative leave Monday after a former Cougar athlete came forward with new allegations that Gesser tried to force himself on her after a fundraising event in 2015.
The U.S. Treasury Department has certified low-income census tracts as federal “Opportunity Zones” in the cites of Post Falls and Moscow, Idaho, and Benewah, Bonner, Boundary and Shoshone counties.
The Idaho House on Monday voted 37-32 in favor expanding Idaho’s Opportunity Scholarship program to also cover “adult completers” who are returning to school to finish their degrees – handing Gov. Butch Otter a win on a long-sought initiative he’s been pushing for the past three years.
The House has voted 37-32 in favor of SB 1279, the Opportunity Scholarship bill, which will allow up to 20 percent of the state scholarship fund – which is due to be boosted next year from $10 million to $13.5 million a year – to...
After days of deliberating, the Senate Education Committee voted today in favor of SB 1279, the governor’s Opportunity Scholarship expansion bill, which would both boost the state scholarship fund by $5 million to $15 million, and allow up to 20 percent, or $3 million, of...