Stories tagged: first responders
Thu., June 20, 2019
With claims that they help with sleep, anxiety and stress, Spokane first responders are using those calming effects to help people who have autism or are in crisis.
Mon., July 16, 2018
The unanimous panel granted themselves approval authority over any additional steps to combine dispatch duties for emergency responders. The council had previously grilled members of Mayor David Condon’s administration about …
Mon., June 18, 2018
Eight Idaho counties including Ada and Canyon — as well as the Idaho Military Division — have the potential to save an estimated collective $2 million by changing how they …
Sun., Jan. 28, 2018
“What’s the worst thing you’ve ever seen?”
Fri., Sept. 15, 2017
Now it’s our community that will never be the same; our students, parents, teachers, doctors, nurses and first responders who will never forget.
UPDATED: Mon., March 27, 2017
Woman who fell from Riverfront Park pedestrian bridge committed suicide, medical examiner’s office rules
The Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office has ruled a woman’s death a suicide after her body was pulled from the Spokane River on the evening of March 20.
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016
A heavy police and fire presence is expected at Cascade Mall today, but people should not be alarmed, officials said. The mall, Macy’s and the city of Burlington are hosting …
Wed., Oct. 19, 2016
Fire officials in Oregon say in a tweet that “multiple firefighters” were injured in a blast that rocked a northwest Portland neighborhood as utility workers were repairing a damaged gas …
Wed., July 27, 2016
Local police, firefighters and social workers got together this week to learn how trauma can affect their work, as well as the people they serve.
Mon., June 6, 2016
Washington State Patrol officials say they need to be prepared for a worst-case scenario on the Capitol Campus, including active shooters and bombings. That concern brought about 200 first responders …
Sun., Nov. 15, 2015
It took nine years after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks for Congress to guarantee health care for the firefighters, police officers, chaplains and others who fell ill as a result …