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UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 8:37 p.m.
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport has added temporary security measures in cargo areas and inside airport terminals after a rogue ground-service agent took off Friday in a Q400 turboprop plane and
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 8:15 a.m.
The clothing company that makes Wrangler and Lee jeans is breaking off its denim division to focus on its fast-growing outdoor and active wear business.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 9:48 p.m.
A year after the Trump administration introduced its strategy for Afghanistan, the Taliban are asserting themselves on the battlefield even as U.S. officials talk up hopes for peace. That’s raising …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 4:26 p.m.
Spokane police are searching for a car that struck a pedestrian Sunday afternoon on the lower South Hill.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 5:12 p.m.
Wildfire smoke that has blanketed Northeastern Washington and North Idaho, creating unhealthy breathing conditions, is expected to linger through much of the week, experts said.
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 4 a.m.
Life has already delivered a few body blows to the teenage girls living at Daybreak Youth Services.
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018
As World War II began in earnest, the wounded returning from war overwhelmed the military hospital system and new hospitals were planned. In 1942, city of Spokane donated 160 acres …
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018
African-Americans, special education students and other groups in Spokane Public Schools are facing much higher rates of discipline than their peers, the district board was told last week.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 9:32 a.m.
Driverless technology is already here. The first sector to really use it is the shipping industry, with its American fleet of two million tractor-trailers.
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018
The Spokane Daily Chronicle ran an article by Lina Cavalieri, “the most famous living beauty,” on “How to Reduce Surplus Fat.” She said that the “common method of reduction, and …
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018
It has been suggested to me a time or two over the years that this newspaper seldom acknowledges the existence of apartment dwellers.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 12, 2018, 7:56 p.m.
Senior officials from the rival Koreas met Monday to set a date and venue for a third summit between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 12, 2018, 9:44 p.m.
The sounds of fiddles and guitars wafted among the tall pines of the Medical Lake Waterfront park over the weekend during the 17th annual Blue Waters Bluegrass Festival.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 12, 2018, 8:55 p.m.
Ramsey and Amy Pruchnic lived in the Seattle area for five years before deciding they wanted to escape the Puget Sound rat race and move closer to family on the …
Sun., Aug. 12, 2018, 4:50 p.m.
Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison on Sunday denied an allegation from an ex-girlfriend that he had once dragged her off a bed while screaming obscenities at her – an allegation that …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 12, 2018, 7:34 p.m.
Republican strategist Steve Bannon weighed into British politics Sunday in a wide-ranging interview in which he defended former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson’s comments about Muslim face veils and praised a …
Sun., Aug. 12, 2018, 4:36 p.m.
A federal law prohibits non-Native Americans from possessing bald eagle parts, including feathers. The law has been on the books for nearly 80 years, but most Americans, Cuomo included, probably …
Sun., Aug. 12, 2018, 4:28 p.m.
More than 25 acres of standing wheat was burned in a fire at the top of the Lewiston Grade Friday evening, and additional structure losses and other disruptions are currently …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 12, 2018, 7:38 p.m.
Alaska’s North Slope was hit Sunday by the most powerful earthquake ever recorded in the region, the state’s seismologist said.
Sun., Aug. 12, 2018, 3:24 p.m.
Malians voted Sunday in a runoff presidential election to determine if incumbent Ibrahim Boubacar Keita will remain in office in this sprawling West African nation threatened by rising extremist violence. …
Sun., Aug. 12, 2018, 2:22 p.m.
As rain dumped on his golf club, President Donald Trump raged on Saturday, lashing out at his Justice Department on Twitter before welcoming members of a “Bikers for Trump” fan …
Sun., Aug. 12, 2018, 2 p.m.
Embarking on a mission that scientists have been dreaming of since the Sputnik era, a NASA spacecraft hurtled Sunday toward the sun on a quest to unlock some of its …
Sun., Aug. 12, 2018, 1:56 p.m.
The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has risen 2 cents a gallon over the past two weeks, to $2.93.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 12, 2018, 7:23 p.m.
Firefighters stopped the advance of an estimated 5,000-acre fire that tore through south Kennewick neighborhoods, consuming five homes and then threatening Finley.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 12, 2018, 9:25 p.m.
The mother of a woman killed when a car plowed into a crowd of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally last summer said Sunday there’s much healing to do a …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 12, 2018, 4:22 p.m.
As state lawmakers face a pricey proposal for a $500 million prison expansion, Idaho judges have been studying the state’s felony sentencing laws and processes with an eye to reforms.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 12, 2018, 4:20 p.m.
The Edwardses and other Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs are part of a larger movement in the area to educate and expose everyone – including children and the homeless – …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 12, 2018, 7:27 p.m.
The Amazon menace has prompted a strategic shift inside Walmart’s headquarters.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 12, 2018, 9:39 p.m.
Former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman is drawing fire from President Donald Trump’s allies and national security experts for secret recordings she made at the White House, including her firing …
Sun., Aug. 12, 2018, 11:35 a.m.
Ada County’s drug court is one of Idaho’s 71 problem-solving courts, which range from drug courts and DUI courts to mental health courts, veterans treatment courts, and child-protection drug courts, …