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UPDATED: Fri., March 29, 2019

Two store employees prevent armed robbery by brandishing their own knives

Store manager David Cannon at first didn’t think much of the 22-year-old man with a hoodie who walked into Country Homes Power in Spokane Valley and brandished a knife on …


UPDATED: Tue., March 20, 2018

After chasing a man with a baseball bat, Spokane Valley deputies seized his swords and throwing stars, sheriff’s office says

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday that deputies seized a rifle, ammunition, methamphetamine and a large collection of swords, knives and throwing stars from a Spokane Valley apartment belonging …


Gear Junkie: Ultimate Tool more at home in garden than woods

It comes in a sheath and at a glance appears to be a survival knife. But the Ultimate Tool is more at home in the garden than the woods.


Lakewood woman accused of throwing knives at children

A Washington state woman has been charged with assault after prosecutors say she threw knives at two children who lived across the hall from her in a Lakewood apartment complex.


Newest Opinel knife designed for survival

Opinel made its first knife in 1890, and since that date the French company has produced untold millions of its iconic wood-handle blades. This year, the classic look gives ways …


On point: Spokane knife sharpener brings precision to the kitchen

Steve Schmauch guarantees all of his work through his Sharp Stuff knife-sharpening service on Spokane’s South Hill.


Idaho House kills bill to void local knife laws

BOISE – A proposal that would have allowed knives to be carried in schools and jails across Idaho appears dead. On a 9-8 vote Monday, the state House Judiciary Committee …


Idaho Senate bill seeks to regulate knives, too

On a 25-10 vote, the Idaho Senate has endorsed legislation banning local government ordinances regulating the carrying or use of knives, despite an Idaho attorney general’s opinion that the measure …


A more refined Swiss Army Knife

The train was on time, to the Swiss minute, as I boarded for a cross-country trip. It was 2010, and I was in Switzerland traveling between two powerhouses of the …


Gear junkie: Handy tool attaches to disposable lighter

LighterBro LLC is a small company in Santa Barbara, Calif. Its namesake product costs just $9.99 and offered surprising functionality in my test. It has a small “Japanese Katana”-inspired blade …


Teens arrested after sword attack

Two teenage boys were arrested Tuesday after what law enforcement describes as a drug-fueled crime spree during which they assaulted one boy’s mother with a sword and planned to eat …


CdA schools to consider more flexible weapons policy

Coeur d’Alene school leaders hope to change a rigid discipline policy they say is too harsh on students who accidentally bring to school a pocketknife or something similar. Kids as …


Gear Junkie: Knives and multitools you can pack on an airplane

In a dramatic policy change, the Federal Aviation Administration is still planning to allow small knives on commercial airplanes. Starting in late April, airline passengers can carry pocketknives with small …


Man stabbed in throat in east Spokane

A man was stabbed in his throat during a fight outside a bar today in east Spokane.


Stabbing suspect arrested near Coeur d’Alene

Police today arrested a convicted killer accused of trying to kill another man in a stabbing Monday night north of Coeur d’Alene.


N. Idaho highway closed as police search for assailant

A stretch of U.S. Highway 95 is closed in North Idaho tonight as police look for an armed assailant.


Witnesses sought in Valley mall stabbing

Detectives believe a knife assault at the Spokane Valley Mall may have been planned by a group of teenagers, and they’re asking for witnesses with video to contact them.


Spokane man killed by own knife identified

A man who police say was accidentally stabbed to death by his own knife Saturday has been identified as Rene Chico Salas, 52.


Man with knife robs north Spokane store

A man armed with a knife robbed a north Spokane convenience store on Sunday.


Buck Knives keeps its knifemaking legacy in family

Buck Knives’ roots trace back to 1902, when 13-year-old blacksmith apprentice Hoyt Buck developed a method of heat-treating steel so that hoes and other tools would hold their edges better. …


Suspects raise rape defense

A man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in Airway Heights told police he was “on fire and ready to go” after his girlfriend said she’d been raped by the …


Knife, ax, machete lead to attempted-murder arrests

A fight over sexual assault allegations led to the arrest of a couple on kidnapping and attempted murder charges in Airway Heights early today, police said.


2 stabbings leave men with minor injuries

Spokane police are investigating two stabbings that left victims with minor injuries and officers with little information on suspects.


Buck knife flicks open to fit most outdoor needs

With the subtle pull of a single finger, the FlashPoint knife flicks open to reveal its stout and serrated three-inch blade. Unlike pocketknives of yore, which could sometimes bend a …


Tip leads Spokane police to stabbing victim in bathtub

An anonymous tip led police to a man with critical stab wounds in a bathtub inside a north Spokane home this morning.


3 stabbed, 2 arrested after Spokane bar fight

Three men were stabbed after officers broke up a fight in a parking lot in downtown Spokane Thursday, police said today


Family fight leads to stabbing, attempted murder arrest

A man stabbed his brother in an argument over family property Tuesday night in Spokane Valley, police said today.


Officers in shooting named

The police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a domestic violence suspect Sunday have been identified as Officer Chris McMurtrey and Sgt. Dave Overhoff. McMurtrey, 31, has been with …


Domestic stabbing victim improving at hospital

A Spokane man stabbed during a domestic dispute early today is improving at a hospital.


Man greeted SWAT team with knife, sheriff’s office says

A man involved in a stolen property investigation threatened a SWAT team with a large knife on Wednesday, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said today.