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Monday, September 23, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019, 2:24 p.m.

Video review creates drama at Women’s World Cup

Video review has brought both confusion and questions at the Women’s World Cup. The Video Assistant Referee was integrated into the men’s World Cup in Russia last year, leading to …


John Leicester: Video refereeing a boon and a bust at World Cup

As must have been the case with the first glimmers of electric lights in the 19th century, video assistant referees benefited from an initial “Wow! The technology works!” buzz when …


Technology helps France beat gritty Australia 2-1 in Group C

Technology twice helped France at the World Cup in its 2-1 victory over Australia. The French team was given a penalty kick after the referee watched the replay of a …


Spokane police K-9 Var honored after death

A Spokane police K-9 who died after surgery to remove a brain tumor was honored this week by the Washington State Police Canine Association.


Officer cleared in man’s fatal shooting

Spokane police Officer Dan Lesser has been cleared in the fatal shooting of suspected car thief Johnnie L. Longest. Longest was shot this spring after police say he fired a …


Honored Spokane K-9 dies due to surgery complications

A Spokane police K-9 awarded a Purple Heart for taking two bullets died Sunday morning due to complications from surgery to remove a brain tumor.


In brief: Breeder donates pup to police K-9 unit

A Pullman man motivated by the shooting of a Spokane police dog has given the department a German shepherd puppy. Nick Lungu breeds and trains the dogs for his business, …


Man donates puppy to Spokane police

A Pullman man inspired by the shooting of a Spokane police dog has given the department a German Shepherd puppy.


K9 Var awarded Purple Heart

One of the Spokane Police Department’s highest honors came with an unusual gift Monday night when it was awarded by Spokane police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick – a large bone. Kirkpatrick …


In brief: Meeting tonight on bus bench ads

Spokane City Councilman Al French will sponsor a public meeting tonight about bus bench advertising. Citing a 2001 city ordinance regulating signs, Spokane Mayor Mary Verner recently sent a letter …


Hanging up the police collar

This a tale of two type-A personalities, both with tails. One is entering retirement; the other is just beginning his career. The retiree could share stories of catching bad guys …


Hanging up the police collar

This a tale of two type-A personalities, both with tails.