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Proposal includes $5 fee on new studded tires sold

OLYMPIA – As many Inland Northwest residents prepare to employ studded snow tires during winter storms forecast this week, the Legislature is being asked to tax them. A proposal by …


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 21, 2011

Man shot to death by Reardan police identified

A man shot to death by the Reardan police chief in what investigators say was an “exchange of gunfire” has been identified as John R. Merrick, 54.


Police chief shoots man to death in Reardan

The police chief in the one-cop town of Reardan shot a man to death today after responding to a report of a suspicious vehicle in a cemetery.


Medical Lake man critically injured in early morning crash

A Medical Lake man is in critical condition after a collision with a semi truck early this morning on Interstate 90 about 20 miles west of Ritzville. David James Palmieri, …


Portland officer charged in Post Falls road rage incident

A Portland police captain accused of brandishing a gun during a road rage incident on Interstate 90 in Post Falls acted arrogantly to state troopers as if he thought “I’m …


Spin Control: Math, civics pointers for the Occupy folks

OLYMPIA – It may be pointless to offer advice that hasn’t been requested, but should some leader of the Occupy movement ask I’d be happy to give it. This assumes, …


One dead in I-90 rollover crash

An Everett man died in a rollover crash on Interstate 90 18 miles west of Spokane. Matthew G. Pitts, 33, died at the scene of the 4:12 a.m. crash, according …


Shooting victim was new to area

A 21-year-old man shot to death by a Colville police officer late Saturday was raised by a computer analyst and an elementary school teacher in a small town near Bakersfield, …


Getting There: In case of accident, quickly clear the road

When snow falls, accidents pile up. Authorities say that the best thing drivers can do is move their damaged vehicles out of harm’s way if there are no injuries.


Authorities identify man killed in Clayton crash

Authorities have released the identity of the driver killed in a three-car crash near Clayton Friday evening. David Robison, 56, of Spokane, was pronounced dead at the scene of the …


One killed in crash near Clayton

A three-car crash in Stevens County near Clayton has left one dead.


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 8, 2011

Rash of accidents causes death, injuries across region

A Moyie Springs, Idaho, man was killed Monday night when his vehicle went off U.S. Highway 2 near Moyie Springs.


Alleged drunk driver crashes into school bus

A driver is in custody for allegedly hitting a school bus while driving under the influence on Highway 395 three miles north of Colville today. Details surrounding the 4:17 p.m. …


Two injured in rollover crash

Two people were hospitalized after a rollover crash today five miles north of Newport.


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 24, 2011

Spokane woman dies in fiery crash in Adams County

A 20-year-old Spokane woman died today in a fiery vehicle crash on Interstate 90 in Adams County.


Driver fleeing stop bumped, arrested

A driver fleeing a traffic stop in Whitman County was forced off U.S. Highway 195 Friday morning in the vicinity of Hatch Road. Trooper Troy Briggs of the Washington State …


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 21, 2011

Troopers stop fleeing driver on U.S. 195

A driver fleeing from a traffic stop in Whitman County was forced off U.S. Highway 195 this morning in the vicinity of Hatch Road.


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 30, 2011

Eastbound I90 cleared after two collisions

Two multi-car crashes Friday afternoon on Interstate 90 near Highway 195 caused a seven-mile backup in the eastbound lanes.


Highway 20 crash kills motorcyclist

A motorcyclist died in a crash this morning on Highway 20 four miles south of Cusick.


Sex offender arrested after stop

A sex offender released from federal prison last month is accused of raping a Spokane prostitute in an attack that was discovered by a state trooper. Derrick Ross Vargas, 24, …


Recently released sex offender arrested for rape

A sex offender released from federal prison last month is accused of raping a Spokane prostitute in an attack that was discovered by an observant state trooper patrolling traffic.


Then & Now photos: Motorcycle cops

The motorcycle cops of the 1940s rode year-round, said retired officer Jack Latta, 88, who started patrolling Spokane streets in 1952. When winter came, Latta said, officers added sidecars for …


Washington-Idaho Port of Entry allows easier inspection

The new Port of Entry facility near the Washington-Idaho border is up and running, seeing a steady stream of trucks roll slowly over the scales as Washington State Patrol commercial …


New Port of Entry is upscale

The new Port of Entry facility near the Washington-Idaho border is up and running, seeing a steady stream of trucks roll slowly over the scales as Washington State Patrol commercial …


In brief: One child killed, one injured when SUV slips into lake

One child died and another was in critical condition late Sunday after the vehicle they were riding in slid into Fernan Lake. Coeur d’Alene firefighters pulled both children from its …


One vehicle rollover causes injuries near Ritzville

A one-vehicle rollover accident this afternoon on Interstate 90 near Ritzville resulted in injuries to as many as five persons, the Washington State Patrol said.


Motorcycle driver charged with DUI in accident

A motorcycle rider was injured early today when he failed to negotiate a curve on Trent Avenue at Wellesley Avenue in Spokane Valley.


Chism’s wrongful arrest lawsuit headed to trial

A suspended Spokane firefighter’s wrongful arrest lawsuit against the Washington State Patrol over a botched child pornography investigation is headed to trial after an appellate court ruling Wednesday. A three-person …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 25, 2011

Appeals court orders WSP trial as Chism files $10M claim

A federal appeals court has reversed a decision granting immunity to State Patrol investigators who wrongly accused a Spokane firefighter of possessing child pornography, and ordered a trial to determine …


Getting There: Airport director dropping Wi-Fi, cart fees

Airline passengers annoyed by add-on fees will be pleased that Spokane International Airport is listening. Passenger surveys in recent years have shown that people who fly, many of whom are …