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Then and Now: Federal courthouse in downtown Spokane

The Thomas S. Foley United States Courthouse was originally envisioned as a joint federal and municipal building, but voters failed to pass a $10.4 million bond to combine the two …


Then and Now: Federal Building and Post Office

The expansion of federal government agencies during the Great Depression prompted a search for more office space in Spokane. The 1909 Post Office was expanded in 1941.


Moscow considers Federal Building for police department

The city of Moscow has had “preliminary” discussions with officials at Gritman Medical Center in regards to purchasing the Federal Building for use as a potential police station and for …


Agency to help fund ADA work at Sorensen

The Lake City Development Corp. will help pay for $421,000 worth of improvements needed for Sorensen Elementary School to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Plans to turn Sorensen …


Pre-Trial Hearing Opens In Bomb Case

Victims and relatives who will testify in the Oklahoma City bombing trial were barred from the courtroom Wednesday by the judge, who said the mere sight of the two men …


Residues May Link Tim Mcveigh To Blast

Federal law enforcement officials revealed Monday that residues found on Timothy J. McVeigh’s clothing and other possessions appear to link him to the Oklahoma City bombing, and they also said …


What A Difference A Day Makes

It was a day that started like so many others - and then a bomb shattered the ordinariness, taking the lives of 168 mothers, fathers, sons and daughters. One year …


Mcveigh Won’t Use Insanity Defense

Timothy McVeigh will not use an insanity defense when he goes on trial in the Oklahoma bombing, his lawyers said Thursday. “The psychiatric and psychological evaluations aren’t 100 percent completed, …


‘Ordinary Guy’ Caught In Media, Political Cross Fire Arkansas Man Says He’s A Victim As Officials Probe Link Between Robbery Of His Farm, Oklahoma Bomb

First, Roger Moore lost $60,000 in guns, precious metals and cash in November when robbers ransacked his isolated rural home near here. Now, he says, he also has lost his …


Terry Nichols Won’t Get Bail

Terry Nichols, one of the two men charged with the Oklahoma City bombing, was denied bail Friday by a U.S. judge who ruled that the defendant posed a risk to …


Learning From Waco Critics Question The Government’s Version Of The Branch Davidian Assault And How We Deal With Armed Groups

A wounded federal agent is comforted by fellow agents after being injured during a 1993 raid on the Branch Davidian compound in Texas. Photo by Associated Press


Feds Order Colbern Held Without Bond Possible Links To Oklahoma City Bombing Are Investigated

A fugitive gun enthusiast was ordered held without bond Saturday on charges stemming from an old federal firearms case and from a scuffle with agents who tracked him to a …


New Lawyer

Timothy McVeigh got a new attorney Monday because his original public defenders said they had friends killed in the explosion and could not adequately represent the bombing suspect. Judge David …


Clinton Has Harsh Words For Extremists

President Clinton addresses Michigan State graduates Friday. Associated Press/The Spokesman-Review


We Mustn’t Become Desensitized

Watching news coverage of the bombing in Oklahoma City, we have all been deeply moved. Watching the body of a three-year-old pulled out of the rubble, my wife, Gail, turned …


Panhandle Helping Bombing Victims

North Idaho residents have donated more than $15,000 to the American Red Cross since last week’s bombing in Oklahoma City. “It’s been overwhelming,” Panhandle Chapter spokeswoman Wendy Meador said Wednesday …


Donations To Top $100,000 After Oklahoma City Blast

Cash donations in Spokane County after last week’s Oklahoma City federal building explosion will exceed $100,000, American Red Cross officials said Wednesday. Money raised in the area was directed into …


Teams Reaching End Of Hope

1. Rescuers climb through debris at the federal building Sunday. 2. Rescue worker Robert Macaullay of Sacramento, Calif., shows signs of strain after an overnight shift. Photo by Associated Press


Americans Express Their Rage, Thoughts Of Revenge People Bombarding Online Services, Talk Shows, Newspapers In Attempt To Vent Their Emotions

Remember the pain of Hurricane Andrew. Or the horror of California’s Northridge earthquake. If there was comfort, it was in the randomness of those events - a natural disaster, as …


What To Tell Your Children About The Bombing

How can we help our children cope with the horror coming out of Oklahoma City? Here’s some advice from Ana RivasVasquez, a Miami child psychologist: Q: Should parents keep children …


N.Y. Suspects: Blast Publicity Denies Fair Trial

The men being tried on charges of a terror conspiracy that included the World Trade Center blast can’t get a fair trial because of publicity about the Oklahoma City bombing, …


Bomb May Fracture Our Trust

It has happened to Jerusalem, to Beirut, to Belfast and London. And now it is happening to us. The count of victims of the Oklahoma City bombing officially stood at …