Stories tagged: news
Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 2:22 p.m.
Too often people die of an opioid overdose because no one’s around to notice they’re in trouble. Now scientists are creating a smartphone app that beams sound waves to measure …
Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 2:10 p.m.
Did a TV meteorologist broadcast a racial slur or simply flub a line?
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 8:24 p.m.
Spokane County Jail director John McGrath will step down; officials may launch nationwide search for replacement
McGrath wrote that he informed the county commissioners of his decision last week, and his last day on the job will be Feb. 18. The commissioners will be tasked with …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 2:28 p.m.
Employees of the U.S. Coast Guard who are facing a long U.S. government shutdown just received a suggestion: To get by without pay, consider holding a garage sale, babysitting or …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 9:01 p.m.
A commercial crabbing boat capsized in rough waters off the Oregon coast, killing the three men aboard and sending a shock wave through a seafaring community already struggling from a …
Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 12:20 p.m.
U.S. taxpayers will buy about $5 million in pork products from a Brazilian-owned meatpacking firm under President Donald Trump’s bailout program, which was designed to help American farmers hurt by …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 4:59 p.m.
Another member of the Navajo Nation is suing the Mormon church, saying he was abused in a now-defunct program that sent children into foster care for the school year.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 8:16 p.m.
A Seattle man who prosecutors say may be mentally ill was charged Tuesday with second-degree murder, accused of killing his brother with a four-foot-long sword. His social media accounts suggest …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 8:02 p.m.
U.S., China wrap up talks on tariff battle after Trump says they are ‘going very well!’ but no details immediately released.
Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 10:46 a.m.
A simplified program will make it easier for thousands of people to seek the elimination of low-level marijuana convictions that occurred in Denver before recreational use became legal in Colorado, …
Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 10:45 a.m.
One of more than a dozen witnesses alleging ballot misconduct in the nation’s last undecided congressional election now faces drug and weapons charges.
Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 10:39 a.m.
Boeing narrowly beats Airbus in airliner deliveries to remain world’s biggest seller of commercial aircraft.
Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 10:15 a.m.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed special counsel Robert Mueller and remains his most visible Justice Department protector, is expected to leave his position soon after William Barr is …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 8:42 p.m.
A semi-official news agency close to the Revolutionary Guard has confirmed that Iran is holding U.S. Navy veteran Michael R. White.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 11:17 a.m.
In the midst of a government shutdown, President Donald Trump has threatened to cut off federal emergency aid to California for forest fires.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 3:36 p.m.
The Hubble Space Telescope’s premier camera has shut down.
Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 9:31 a.m.
Gov. Jay Inslee plans a political trip to Nevada on Saturday as he continues to explore a possible 2020 run for president.
Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 9:01 a.m.
The current fight – and now 19-day federal government shutdown – over funding for a U.S.-Mexico border wall could look simple when you consider the logistics of actually building the …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 4:41 p.m.
Stocks cinched their fourth consecutive gain Wednesday as indexes around the world build on their early 2019 rally. The gains for U.S. indexes faded slightly after President Donald Trump and …
Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 8:38 a.m.
A major thoroughfare for commuters along downtown Seattle’s waterfront is set to shut down for good, ushering in what officials say will be one of the most painful traffic periods …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 2:13 p.m.
President Donald Trump stalked out of his negotiating meeting with congressional leaders Wednesday – “I said bye-bye,” he tweeted soon after – as efforts to end the 19-day partial government …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 3:55 p.m.
Several school districts in North Idaho, including Post Falls and Lakeland, are closed Wednesday as a result of poor road conditions.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 10:14 a.m.
A fatal shooting near Colville involves a family with a history of homicidal violence.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 10:12 a.m.
Kevin Parker, Michael Baumgartner say they won’t run for Spokane mayor; KXLY anchor Nadine Woodward says she has ‘no immediate plans’
As the race for Spokane mayor draws closer, local leaders say the pool of candidates will likely narrow and stronger candidates will come forward later in the election season. Two …
Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 5 a.m.
Cooper Elementary School students and staff recently donated more than $1,900 to help children at the Spokane Guilds’ School and Neuromuscular Center.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
A century ago, as Spokane was welcoming a new year, it was also tallying the dead.
Wed., Jan. 9, 2019
The ice harvest was going strong in the Inland Northwest.
Wed., Jan. 9, 2019
Development at the south landing of Spokane’s University District Gateway Bridge on East Sprague Avenue continues, with the announcement Tuesday of a partner building to Avista’s Catalyst building.
Wed., Jan. 9, 2019
Spokane County Marriage licenses
Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 8:35 p.m.
Spokane police arrested a man Monday on suspicion of lighting a car on fire in north Spokane.