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Love story: Couple met in series of events triggered by basketball game defeat in 1967

“Winning isn’t everything; it’s the only thing,” is a quote often associated with famed football coach Vince Lombardi.

Three tips to avoid Halloween hand injuries

There are plenty of frights to go around on Halloween, but a hand injury probably isn’t one you’d expect.

100 years ago in Spokane: Republicans decry re-election of congressman who opposed war

President Woodrow Wilson asked voters to elect a Democratic Congress, but Spokane’s Republicans had a particularly critical response to that, since it would mean re-electing a “disloyal man” and a …

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 30, 2018

Spokane County’s unemployment rate drops to near-record low in September

Strong job growth pushed Spokane County’s unemployment rate down to 4.4 percent in September, a near-record low for the month. The county is on track to add about 5,000 new …

Stevens County elections rife with questions about taxpayer money, law enforcement and local courts

Allegations have swirled around the race to replace the retiring sheriff, a payment made to a couple of homeowners near Kettle Falls and disputes involving the Stevens County District Court. …

As Idaho woman regains control of her life, she also regained her right to vote

Brandi Irons of Post Falls admits she has made some bad choices in life, choices that cost her the right to vote – until this week.

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 26, 2018

Roundup found in Cheerios reignites debate on food safety

A national environmental research and advocacy group has issued a second report documenting traces of the herbicide Roundup in popular oat cereals such as Cheerios, saying its presence in food …

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What a break! Man’s fall leads to hospital lottery pool win

A New Jersey man walking to buy a lottery ticket for this week’s massive Mega Millions jackpot fell and broke his hip, but the trip to the hospital turned into …

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018

Friends and loved ones gather to remember former Pullman High graduate Lauren McCluskey

Dozens of community and family members came together to honor the life of Lauren McCluskey, a Pullman High School graduate and senior track athlete at the University of Utah who …

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018

Cathy McMorris Rodgers stresses economy, Lisa Brown stresses health care at Walla Walla debate

At the fourth and final debate between Republican U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and her Democratic opponent, Lisa Brown, two different descriptions of 2018 emerged.

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018

As social media’s influence grows, teachers, administrators search for a response

For educators in Spokane, the perils of social media are everywhere.

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018

White nationalist Richard Spencer accused of physically abusing wife throughout their marriage

White nationalist Richard Spencer’s wife, Nina Koupriianova, accused him of physically, emotionally and verbally abusing her over the course of their eight-year marriage, according to documents and exhibits filed in …

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018

Ninth-grade sex ed curriculum to be in place this year

Spokane Public Schools expects to have a sex education curriculum for ninth-graders in place later this year, its board members were told Wednesday night.

CIA director listens to audio of journalist’s alleged murder

CIA Director Gina Haspel listened to audio purportedly capturing the interrogation and killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, giving a key member of President Trump’s Cabinet access to the evidence used …

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018

Another Wednesday, another bomb threat called in to a Washington state office building

For the fifth consecutive Wednesday, a man called in a bomb threat to a Washington state office building. And for the second time since Sept. 26, he targeted the state …

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018

Law enforcement sponsors prescription drug ‘Take Back Day’ on Saturday

Local and federal law enforcement agencies are helping sponsor National Prescription Drug “Take Back Day,” which will be held Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Spokane Walmart celebrates end of renovations Friday

The Spokane Walmart at 9212 N. Colton St. will celebrate the completion of a store remodel with an 8 a.m. ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday.

How to pick the right Medicare plan

For those approaching Medicare or already covered by it, now is a critical time of year to review health benefits.

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018

Ex-Ferris coach Jim Sharkey continues to work for Spokane Schools, but not in-person with students

Former Ferris High School football coach Jim Sharkey, who was investigated for allegedly exposing himself to students and allowing hazing of his players, will continue to be employed by Spokane …

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018

Candidate’s security team seen as unusual for Idaho politics

The Republican candidate for lieutenant governor brought several security guards with her to a televised debate – an unusual step in a state where even elected officials often eschew security …

Who won the lottery? Why some states allow winners secrecy

Like the location of Jimmy Hoffa’s body, the secret formula for Coca-Cola and whether there are aliens in outer space, the identity of the winner of the second-biggest lottery in …

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018

Home decor store headed to old Costco on Division, according to plans on file at city

At Home plans to open a retail store in part of the former Costco building on North Division.

Retired U.S. general says war with China likely in 15 years

The former commander of the U.S. Army in Europe warned Wednesday that it’s very likely the United States will be at war with China in 15 years.

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018

Lawyers: Man held in stabbing rampage mentally incompetent

A homeless Boise man charged with murder in the stabbing death of a 3-year-old girl during her birthday party is not mentally competent to assist in his own defense and …

Study: Helping low-income obese patients lose weight

Using a free phone app, low-income obese patients in a Duke University study achieved clinically meaningful weight loss in a year-long focus including regular coaching from primary care providers. Locally, …

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018

Man who killed Utah athlete says he manipulated women

A sex offender who killed a University of Utah student he briefly dated once said at a parole hearing that he was a womanizer who manipulated women to get what …

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018

U.S. brands falter in Consumer Reports auto reliability survey

U.S. auto companies such as General Motors, Tesla and Ford faltered this year in Consumer Reports’ reliability rankings as readers reported more mechanical trouble with their vehicles.

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018

Banner Bank parent reports $37.8M in 3Q income

Banner Corp. on Wednesday reported third-quarter net income of $37.8 million.

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018

Tech companies lead another steep sell-off in U.S. stocks

Another torrent of selling gripped Wall Street Wednesday, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeting more than 600 points and erasing its gains for the year.