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Thursday, November 21, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883

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TSA using hand swabs to test for explosives

Get ready for the bomb swab. The Transportation Security Administration announced Wednesday that passengers at Spokane International Airport can expect new safety measures while attempting to get through security on …


Albi Stadium backers sponsoring open house

Joe Albi Stadium will be open to the public Saturday to promote what some volunteers hope will be the start of the venue’s resurgence. The stadium, which was proposed to …


Explosion Sends Mailbox Parts Flying

Explosives put inside a Coeur d’Alene family’s mailbox launched a piece of the box into a neighboring home last weekend. Robin Ricks told Kootenai County sheriff’s deputies that he was …


Blast Injures Two At Lesbian Nightclub

An explosion sent shrapnel flying into a lesbian nightclub Friday night, injuring two people. Police also found a suspicious, unexploded package in the parking lot. The explosion occurred about 10 …


Blast Rips Commuter Train Car, Killing One Seven Critically Wounded During Rush Hour In Paris

A powerful explosion ripped apart one car of a packed commuter train pulling into a Paris rail station at the height of the evening rush hour on Tuesday night, killing …


Boise Police Officers Injured In Explosion

Two Boise police officers were injured in an explosion that occurred while they were searching a truck late Thanksgiving night. Lt. Tim Rosenvall said Officer Kristopher Ware suffered a hand …


Explosions Felt Near Oregon Town

Explosions that were heard for miles rocked a building in the countryside west of this Columbia River town Wednesday evening and a large quantity of ammunition went off as fire …


Firebomb Destroys Activist Lawyer’s Car

A car belonging to the lawyer of Jennifer Harbury, who has crusaded against abuses by the Guatemalan military, was firebombed Friday in the driveway at his home. Jose Pertierra, who …


Two Valley Teenagers Injured In Altercation With Group Of Men

Two teenagers were injured early Monday when they were attacked by a group of men outside a Spokane Valley home. Deputies said up to four men about 20 years old …


Numbers In Blast Fluctuate Widely Estimate Of Missing Culled From Numerous Sources

The figure from the medical examiner’s office seemed so precise: 90 people missing in the federal building bloodbath. But this is a number that changes - and changes again.


Man Convicted Of Mail-Bombing Family

A man was convicted Friday in a wave of mail bombings that targeted his girlfriend’s family and left five people dead, all within an hour. A federal jury took just …


Clinic Site Of Second Bomb Scare In 5 Months

For the second time in six months, a man has apparently brought potentially explosive devices to a health center near Kootenai Medical Center, police say. Although authorities would not release …


Blast Damages Outback Newspaper

An explosion ripped through a newspaper office in the outback opal-mining town of Coober Pedy, police said Sunday. No one was injured the blast, which badly damaged the office of …