A 24-year-old man was jailed early Monday on suspicion of abusing his 2-month-old baby and causing potentially life-threatening injuries, according to the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.
The Trump administration is proposing big cuts to the cleanup budget for the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.
Clark County Public Health has confirmed one new measles case, increasing its case count to 73. Two suspected cases have also been identified, but there are no new exposure locations.
Tay’Lor Smith, accused of pushing Jordan Holgerson of Kalama off the bridge at Moulton Falls Regional Park in August, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor reckless endangerment in Clark County District Court on Monday. A state prosecutor is recommending a sentence with no jail time.
Snowmelt reveals many things. The first crocus, tulips and daffodil blossoms of spring. The trash and dog poop that people left behind, thinking somehow the snow would make those left-behinds magically disappear. And potholes. Lots of potholes. In 2018, the city filled 4,610 potholes. The year before that, it repaired 4,795 potholes. This year, so far, the city has filled 1,392 potholes.
Careful planning and modern design were hallmarks of the Washington State Pavilion at Expo ’74 in Spokane. The facility included an auditorium for nearly 3,000 people, exhibit halls and a theater. Post-fair, the Legislature transferred the facility to the city.
Spokane Police are still searching for a man suspected of shooting another man in the Nevada/Lidgerwood neighborhood Saturday afternoon.
The holiday comes just once a year, but the hangover that follows doesn’t. It probably feels familiar – a pounding headache, nausea, the lingering aftertaste of last night’s bad decisions. Even for the elite few who call themselves members of Spokane’s Irish Drinking Team, the pangs of too much sauce can be fierce. Praise be, then, to the club’s newest tradition: hungover brunch the morning after.
Two Spokane soldiers described their harrowing experiences in France and Germany.
I hate to be the one to break it to you.
As the Washington Legislature considers tightening up vaccine requirements for kids entering public schools, anti-vaxxer opponents have taken up the argument that it’s a simple question of parental choice.
Gov. Jay Inslee says he has no plans to resign his seat while running for president.
The winter of 1969 holds a place in the record books and in the collective memory of Spokane. The oddities of that winter collected as fast as the snowfall. It was a year with simpler technology for forecasting, transportation and communication. It’s one that people remember as an outlier – at the time, it set some snowfall records.
A handful of new University of Washington Medical School graduates will spend their residencies in Spokane, fulfilling the school’s goal of bringing more doctors to Eastern Washington.
The Washington state Department of Ecology was accused at a public meeting of dragging its feet and preventing a test in Richland of a new way to treat Hanford radioactive waste.
One man is in the hospital with injuries that aren’t life-threatening, police said Saturday afternoon. A police dog was searching for a man near the intersection of Addison Street and Francis Avenue.
Mayor David Condon was in his element Saturday afternoon. No criticism, no problems. Just tossing candies, shaking youngsters’ hands and wearing a kilt.
The big Sperry Flour Mill on East Sprague was about to open – with a capacity of at least 1,000 barrels a day.
Spokane County commissioners will receive a 6 percent raise divided over two years, an independent citizen salary commission decided last week.
The Spokane City Council passed a measure at the end of 2015 that would allow those with misdemeanor marijuana convictions to petition the court for their record to be cleared. To date, just three people have received reprieves through a program that is now under debate in Olympia.
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