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UPDATED: Tue., March 5, 2019

100 years ago today in Spokane: Officials declare 1,500-plus draft delinquents will be rounded up

Eastern Washington had between 1,500 and 2,000 “draft delinquents,” according to authorities, and a “roundup” was about to start.

Bill would end twice yearly clock switch

Washington could ditch Pacific Standard Time for year-round Daylight Saving Time, if a Spokane legislator has his way.

Daylight Saving Time stumps hospital record-keeping

Modern technology has helped medical professionals do robot-assisted surgeries and sequence genomes, but hospital software still can’t handle Daylight Saving Time.

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 4, 2017

‘Termination of chaos’: How daylight saving solved America’s clock craziness

“Deteriorating situation” of American time-telling, as historian Michael Downing put it in his book “Spring Forward,” is the reason millions of Americans will set their clocks back this weekend for …

Fire marshal says change smoke alarm batteries

The state fire marshal’s office reminds Washington residents that the end of Daylight Savings Time on Sunday is a good time to remember to change smoke alarm batteries.