Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Saturday, November 16, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Cloudy 46° Cloudy

Tags


Stories tagged: news


100 years ago in Spokane: Reports of injuries trickle in from the Front

Two Spokane brothers, Lyman and Edwin J. Buzard, were both injured in the same battle in France.


School starts for most kids next week – here’s what to know for the transition

On a warm Wednesday afternoon at Riverfront Park, parents were soaking in the sun while their children were getting soaked in the Rotary Fountain. Just feet away at the Looff …


Washington Records

Spokane County Marriage licenses


Senate backs $854B bill to fund health, education, military

The Senate approved an $854 billion measure Thursday that funds much of the government, including $675 billion for the Defense Department.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018

Campa-Najjar: He’s 29, Mexican, Arab and suddenly relevant

Democratic congressional candidate Ammar Campa-Najjar, a 29-year-old who’s never held elected office, was working on a TV advertisement to boost his exposure when news broke that his opponent, the heavily …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018

Lisa Brown addresses Social Security, debt, campaign ads at Spokane Valley Event Center

Democratic congressional candidate Lisa Brown made the case for her candidacy to an audience of about 300 potential voters Thursday night at the Spokane Valley Event Center, listening to audience …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers faces smaller, friendlier town hall crowd in downtown Spokane

A year removed from one of the most raucous town halls in her recent congressional career, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers faced a relatively calm – and sparse – gathering Thursday …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018

Two more mutilated cats found in Thurston County, deputies say

The number of mutilated cats found in Thurston County now stands at 11 after two more were found Wednesday, the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office announced.


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018

Andrus daughter: Idaho should resist nuke waste shipments

BOISE – Nearly a year after the death of former U.S. Interior Secretary and Democratic Gov. Cecil Andrus, his eldest daughter stood outside the Idaho Capitol on Thursday determined to …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018

Bear attack injures 10-year-old boy in Yellowstone park

A bear charged a family hiking in Yellowstone National Park on Thursday, knocking down and injuring a 10-year-old boy before his parents were able to drive the animal off with …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018

West Coast officials tell tourists not to worry about fires

Alarmed by as much as $20 million in lost tourism revenue in July due to visitors’ fear of wildfires, California’s state tourism agency said Thursday it is teaming up with …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018

7 law enforcement officers recognized for domestic violence work by Spokane YWCA

Several YWCA legal advocates recognized area law enforcement Thursday morning at the fifth annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Breakfast at the facility’s West Central building on Monroe Street.


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018

Lawsuit alleging doctor’s sperm donation heads to court

A judge will hear arguments later this month in a lawsuit by a woman who accused a fertility doctor of fraudulently using his own sperm to artificially inseminate her mother.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018

Crescent Mountain fire continues to grow, spewing smoke across the state

One of Washington’s largest and longest-burning wildfires continues to grow in central Washington, forcing evacuations and spewing spires of smoke into the atmosphere.


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018

Man shot and killed by SWAT team Sunday morning identified

A man shot by a group of Spokane County Sheriff’s SWAT team members Sunday in Spokane Valley has been identified as Bryan Bayne.


U.S., China raise tariffs in new round of trade dispute

The United States and China went ahead with tariff hikes on billions of dollars of each other’s automobiles, factory machinery and other goods Thursday in an escalation of a battle …


Policeman wounded in Moscow attack, attacker dead

A man from Russia’s volatile North Caucasus region shot and wounded a police officer in Moscow on Thursday and was fatally wounded by retaliatory fire, officials said.


Reports: Immunity for tabloid CEO in Trump hush money probe

Federal prosecutors have granted immunity to the executive in charge of the National Enquirer amid an investigation into hush money payments made on behalf of Donald Trump, his longtime friend, …


Trump speaks out about Africa again, and many cringe

By now, many Africans know to cringe whenever “Trump” and their continent are mentioned together.


Science Says: Hawaii hurricanes rare, but getting less so

Hurricanes seldom get close to Hawaii and it’s even rarer for one of the islands to take a direct hit.


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018

Expect a brief reprieve of smoke Thursday night

Spokane may soon get a reprieve from the lingering haze of wildfire smoke, but it’s likely to be short-lived.


Rights official: Italy is unjustly holding migrants on boat

A delegation from Italy’s rights office on Thursday visited the 150 migrants who have been kept onboard a coast guard vessel for days and concluded they were being held unjustly.


Sears to close 46 unprofitable stores in November

Sears Holdings Corp. continues to clean house, announcing plans to shutter an additional 46 unprofitable stores in November.


An otter in Seattle has asthma, but her trainers were ready as smoke settled over region

Puget Sound is barely visible through the glass windows of the Seattle Aquarium otter tank during afternoon feeding time — a thick layer of haze obscures the view. But, Mishka, …


California congressman, wife plead not guilty to charges

U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter and his wife Margaret pleaded not guilty Thursday in San Diego to charges they illegally used his campaign account for personal expenses.


Gun control activists marching 50 miles to Smith & Wesson HQ

Gun control advocates, including one of the survivors of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting and the parents of one of the victims, are marching 50 miles across Massachusetts this week …


Eight bodies – two dismembered – found in streets of Cancun, Mexican officials say

Officials in Mexico said Tuesday that they discovered eight bodies in multiple locations across Cancun, a popular beach resort city – and magnet for American tourists – on the Yucatan …


Mandatory evacuations over wildfire near Twisp

Mandatory evacuations are being ordered in eastern Washington state as a wildfire continues to spread.


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018

There’s no meat, eggs or dairy – but don’t call them vegan

It’s not vegan, it’s “plant-based.” So will carnivores bite?


Priest urges Vatican family conference to welcome LGBT Catholics

One of the Catholic Church’s leading advocates for the LGBT community told a Vatican-sponsored conference Thursday that LGBT Catholics deserve to be loved, listened to and welcomed by the church …