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Feeding a wild orca: Inside the practice run to save the ailing killer whale J50

The Lummi Nation launched a practice run to feed a starving young orca in the wild. The orca is in the same southern-resident orca pod as J35, or Tahlequa, the …


New U.S. slap against China: Tighter curbs on tech investment

Already threatened by escalating U.S. taxes on its goods, China is about to find it much harder to invest in U.S. companies or to buy American technology in such cutting-edge …


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 7, 2018

Trump can keep legal reasons for shrinking monuments secret

The U.S. government does not have to turn over documents to an environmental law firm about the legal arguments for President Donald Trump’s decision to shrink national monuments, a judge …


Family of missing Idaho woman offers reward

The family of Shawnta Larae Pankey, a 25-year-old from Grangeville, Idaho, who went missing in April, is offering a $3,500 for information leading to her recovery, alive or dead, according …


After 5 weeks in a Seattle church, undocumented immigrant says he still has hope

For the past five and a half weeks, Jose Robles has been confined to Gethsemane Lutheran Church in downtown Seattle, where he sought sanctuary in late June to avoid deportation …


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 7, 2018

Gunman at large following deadly shooting in Sandpoint, Idaho motel

Sandpoint police officers are searching for a man suspected of shooting and killing a person in a downtown Sandpoint motel Monday evening.


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 7, 2018

Musk says he may take Tesla private and shares roar

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is gearing up to lead a buyout of the electric car maker in a stunning move that would end the maverick company’s eight-year history trading on …


Ex-Argentina VP Boudou sentenced to prison for corruption

A court in Argentina has sentenced former Vice President Amado Boudou to five years and 10 months in prison for bribery and conducting business incompatible with public office.


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 7, 2018

Silver Lake fire near Cheney enters mop-up stage

The worst of the Silver Lake fire burning along Interstate 90 near Cheney is likely over as residents return home and firefighters focus Tuesday on mopping up hotspots.


Delegation from tribe visits D.C. over EPA changes

The Nez Perce Tribe sent a delegation from its governing body to Washington, D.C., to discuss Idaho’s proposal to oversee water pollution.


A Prosser Chihuahua’s bite was worse than his bark, said the burglar

Prosser police alleged Luis Gonzalez-Fajardo, 29, kicked down the door of a Paterson Road home Saturday because he was after someone’s bicycle. The upset Chihuahua inside “fulfilled his puppy dreams …


Icahn warns Cigna investors on Express Scripts deal

Carl Icahn is urging Cigna shareholders to reject the health insurer’s attempted multi-billion dollar takeover of Express Scripts, saying it’s paying too much for a company with a shaky future.


Man receives concurrent 30-year sentences for role in murder

A man who pleaded guilty to robbing and murdering a Coeur d’Alene resident in October 2016 will spend at least 30 years in prison.


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 7, 2018

Still raging: Largest wildfire in California history grows

Wildfires tearing through trees and brush, rampaging up hillsides and incinerating neighborhoods: The places and names change, but the devastation is showing signs of becoming the new normal in California.


N. Idaho police search for suspect following fatal shooting

Police in northern Idaho are searching for a man following a fatal shooting at a motel.


EPA delists federal Superfund site in Washington state

The Frontier Hard Chrome Inc. Superfund Site has been officially deleted from the Environmental Protection Agency’s National Priorities List.


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 7, 2018

Experts question benefits of fluoride-free toothpaste

Dental health experts worry that more people are using toothpaste that skips the most important ingredient – fluoride – and leaves them at a greater risk of cavities.


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 7, 2018

Gates says he and Manafort disguised foreign income as loans

Paul Manafort’s longtime deputy told jurors Tuesday how he spent years disguising millions of dollars in foreign income as loans to lower the former Trump campaign chairman’s tax bill.


Spokane’s newest deputy fire chief ready to help

Coming from a county in Virginia whose eastern edge rubs against the nation’s capitol, Spokane Fire Department’s newest deputy fire chief is used to the rain. Lots of rain. And …


Historically, when it’s this hot, Spokane takes notice

Temperatures in Spokane may reach a record high Thursday, with high near 100 for most of the week.


Paul Turner: Yearning for old-fashion polling place

When Washington switched to voting by mail we gained a bit of convenience. But we also lost something.


Today’s primary: Seats up for grabs; results open to interpretation

The primary ballot is the gateway to the general election for candidates seeking federal, state and local offices, but the results are always open to interpretation. Ballots have to be …


Spokane South Hill’s Cool Beans Coffee opening a cafe in Spokane Valley

Spokane Valley residents will soon have a new place to sit down, relax and enjoy a cup of coffee with the opening of Cool Beans Coffee near University Road and …


100 years ago in North Idaho: Mine managers ask for troops to get strikers back to work

The managers of mines in and around Mullan, Idaho, wired the Idaho governor to ask that “troops be held in readiness” to quash labor troubles.


Air quality could remain unhealthy until Friday

Air quality in the Spokane area dipped into the unhealthy ranges Tuesday and could remain so until Friday as the region became inundated with smoke from area wildfires.


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Former deputy indicted on fraud charges involving non-profit

A former Skagit County Sheriff’s deputy has been indicted on federal charges of using Pacific Northwest Police Detection Dog Association funds for his own benefit.


Northern California blazes now largest in state history

Twin Northern California blazes fueled by dry vegetation and hot, windy weather grew Monday to become the largest wildfire in state history, becoming the norm as climate change makes the …


UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 6, 2018

Evangelist Franklin Graham scheduled to speak at Spokane fairgrounds Thursday

The Rev. Franklin Graham is scheduled to speak Thursday evening at the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center as part of his “Decision America” tour across the Pacific Northwest, in …


UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 6, 2018

City Council approves advisory vote for sports stadium

Spokane voters will have a voice in the location of a new sports stadium, the Spokane City Council decided Monday night.