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Just days after some 50 Christmas trees were stolen from a local hardware store, the Spokane Police Department said it has arrested the real life “Grinch” who stole them.
As announced last weekend, the coronavirus pandemic has claimed another event: Christmas Tree Elegance, which was scheduled to run Dec. 1-13 in River Park Square. Christmas Tree Elegance, organized by the Spokane Symphony Associates, is a free-to-attend fundraiser for the Spokane Symphony. The 2019 event raised more than $400,000.
A controversial new study is challenging long-standing science that pins salmon declines in the Snake River Basin on dams and is roiling the already rough waters of fish recovery.
At the start of the pandemic, local artists were trying to figure out ways to keep the show going. Victoria Brace, a Spokane favorite and the artist responsible for this year’s LSRAST poster, says, “People more than ever need something beautiful to hold onto.”
The water treatment facility on the west side of town was completed in 1958 and has been upgraded throughout its history to treat sewage at ever-increasing environmental standards.
Former Eastern Washington star Cooper Kupp hauled in 11 receptions for 110 yards, but his Los Angeles Rams had trouble finding the end zone in a 28-17 road loss to the Miami Dolphins.
Two months ago, River Cracraft was still searching for his next opportunity in professional football. With injuries across the wide receiving corps, San Francisco took a chance on the former Washington State slot receiver as a practice squad addition.
If you went to the narrow strip of land at the bottom of the bend in the Spokane River just east of downtown in 1905, you would have found the new home of the Spokane Manufactured Gas Plant and the American Tar Company.
Native American tribes opposed to the Dakota Access Pipeline once again have asked a federal judge to stop the flow of oil while the legal battle over the line’s future plays out.
The Columbia River Gorge Commission last week adopted needed revisions to the Management Plan for the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area to improve protection of this nationally significant landscape.
An armed man forced three employees of the Union Park Bank on East Sprague into the vault while he made his escape, but left $1,000 in the cash drawer, according to police.
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.
When 73-year-old rancher Walter "Sonny" Riley faced federal officials in 2018 who alleged he was allowing his cattle to graze on public land, he knew the attorney he needed to call: Toni Meacham.
A group of Post Falls neighbors who live on the south side of the Spokane River are challenging the approval of a 57-home subdivision on what was an abandoned hayfield in their neighborhood because they fear more septic tanks could endanger their drinking water.
One day after reports surfaced indicating the San Francisco 49ers were interested in River Cracraft following a successful workout at the team’s facility in Santa Clara, California, the former Washington State wide receiver signed with the reigning NFC champions.
The Little Spokane River Artist Studio Tour, now in its 13th year, will be a virtual event next month due to COVID-19, co-founder Gina Freuen announced Wednesday. The show opens Sept. 26 at 8 a.m. at littlespokanestudios.com, with more than three dozen regional artists participating.
Bradley M. Leader, 67, was arrested on Friday after a man flagged down a Priest River police sergeant and said Leader had kidnapped him the previous day, according to Bonner County court records. The man reported he had known Leader for 20 years, and Leader forced him to help move the body of 66-year-old Eveline Pederson.
The Downriver bridge opened in 1928, replacing at least two former bridges on the site that were inadequate for traffic to the nearby Army base. The current span, the T.J. Meenach Bridge, was completed in 1994.
As the thermometer approached record-breaking levels Sunday afternoon, Spokane residents and visitors alike took to the river for some relief.
OLYMPIA – A state rule for the minimum amount of water that must flow in the Spokane River was properly set, a unanimous Supreme Court ruled Thursday.