Stories tagged: news
Tue., Aug. 21, 2018
State auditor finds some accounting problems at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, but improvement over a 2016 examination.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 10:19 a.m.
State Rep. Matt Shea calls journalists ‘dirty, godless, hateful.’ GOP leader says he remains qualified for task force.
Rep. Matt Shea will push for more openness in legislative records despite his criticism of the news media, House GOP leader says.
Tue., Aug. 21, 2018
Corporal Forest Glen Price of Spokane was shot in the chest by a German bullet, yet a kind nurse in France wrote to his parents and assured them that he …
Tue., Aug. 21, 2018
Spokane County Marriage licenses
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 10:39 a.m.
A packed chambers of the Spokane City Council urged the panel to approve the law Monday night, beneath a smoky sky and a blood-red sun. Lawmakers did just that, after …
Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 8:43 p.m.
A Confederate statue in the heart of North Carolina’s flagship university was toppled Monday night during a rally by hundreds of protesters who decried the memorial known as “Silent Sam” …
Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 7:23 p.m.
Melania Trump is planning her first big solo international swing with a trip through several African countries in October.
Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 7:15 p.m.
Tickets for the event at the Spokane Convention Center have sold out, but the congresswoman’s office said room may still be available.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 7:28 p.m.
The pilot project will be done exclusively with Lime, a Silicon Valley-based bicycle and scooter sharing company. Some of the bikes and all of the scooters will be electric, giving …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 7:45 p.m.
A 26-year-old man led deputies on a car chase, going the wrong direction on Interstate 90 and crashing into two patrol cars, before fighting with the deputies on a steep …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 4:38 p.m.
Apple will release a new low-cost laptop and a professional-focused upgrade to the Mac mini desktop later this year, ending a drought of Mac computers that has limited sales of …
Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 4:30 p.m.
If stocks don’t drop significantly by the close of trading Wednesday, the bull market that began in March 2009 will have lasted nine years, five months and 13 days, a …
Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 4:20 p.m.
Authorities say a man has pleaded guilty to child rape in connection with a student at his martial arts studio in suburban Seattle.
Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 4:12 p.m.
President Donald Trump on Monday criticized Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell for raising interest rates, breaking with recent presidents’ practice of not commenting on the Fed’s handling of the economy.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 4:53 p.m.
A Pearl Harbor survivor who pushed to identify buried unknown remains from the 1941 attack has died. He was 97.
Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 3:47 p.m.
Idaho candidates who don’t file campaign disclosure reports on time should face steeper penalties and the state should take a more active role in enforcing those fines, a group of …
Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 3:37 p.m.
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh suggested that attorneys preparing to question President Bill Clinton in 1998 seek graphic details about the president’s sexual relationship with Monica Lewinsky.
Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 3:33 p.m.
The World Health Organization says the number of measles cases in Europe jumped sharply during the first six months of 2018 and at least 37 people have died.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 6:28 p.m.
President Donald Trump’s personal attorney says he wasn’t trying to make an existential point about the meaning of veracity when he declared “truth isn’t truth.”
Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 3:25 p.m.
Ben Carson’s story of climbing out of poverty to become a world-renowned surgeon was once ubiquitous in Baltimore, where Carson made his name. But his role in the Trump administration …
Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 3:19 p.m.
Afghan forces rescued nearly 150 people Monday, including women and children, hours after the Taliban ambushed a convoy of buses and abducted them. The quick response marked a rare if …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 3:11 p.m.
The 92-year-old South Korean woman wept and stroked the wrinkled cheeks of her 71-year-old North Korean son on Monday, their first meeting since they were driven apart during the turmoil …
Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 3:06 p.m.
Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, could be charged before the end of the month with bank fraud in his dealings with the taxi industry and with committing …
Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 3:02 p.m.
Heavy rain flooded a gorge filled with hikers Monday in the southern region of Calabria, killing at least eight, Italy’s civil protection agency said. At least another five were missing
Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 1:31 p.m.
Trump to celebrate ‘heroes’ of ICE as political debate over federal agency intensifies ahead of midterms
President Donald Trump on Monday will offer public praise of federal immigration officers and tout them as “heroes” at a White House event aimed at drawing a sharp contrast with …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 1:27 p.m.
DETROIT – A judge on Monday ordered Michigan’s state health director to stand trial on involuntary manslaughter charges in the deaths of two men linked to an outbreak of Legionnaires’ …
Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 1:14 p.m.
A.J. Balukoff, the longtime Boise school board member and businessman who lost the Idaho Democratic primary for governor this year to Paulette Jordan, has issued a formal endorsement of Jordan …
Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 12:57 p.m.
SEATTLE – Officials at a Washington Army base say authorities are investigating the deaths of two soldiers found dead in separate incidents. KOMO-TV reports police say Sgt. Lewis Clay, of …
Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 12:51 p.m.
Democratic Rep. Alcee Hastings of Florida on Sunday relayed to an enthusiastic audience a joke about President Donald Trump drowning in the Potomac River. Hastings, speaking at a “Stronger Together” …
Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 12:34 p.m.
PepsiCo bought carbonated drink maker SodaStream for $3.2 billion on Monday, a move the beverage giant hopes will further help it adjust as consumers drink less traditional soda and opt …