A dramatic rescue attempt was underway at the Hunter Mine in Mullan, Idaho, the Spokane Daily Chronicle reported. Miners P.P. Grant and Emil Slayko were caught in a cave-in 1,500 feet deep, and rescuers did not know at first whether the men had been killed outright or were trapped.
The only group care home in northeastern Washington available for families with medically intensive children closed this summer, after the state Department of Children, Youth, and Families suspended its license, following several injuries and incidents reported there. The closure left families with difficult decisions.
According to emails obtained by The Spokesman-Review through a public records request, the weeks leading up to the launch of new regional 911 dispatch agency called Spokane Regional Emergency Communications, or SREC, were riven with behind-the-scenes turmoil.
A new initiative is spotlighting the high rate of Spokane County domestic violence, a trend that’s also increased the workload for processing protection orders. About a year ago, the Spokane County Clerk’s Office launched a program to speed up the sending of legal protection order details to law enforcement, with two workers entering information electronically as documents are approved.
A weeklong hearing in Seattle will help determine whether a small American Indian tribe in Washington state can once again hunt whales
The city of Pasco and the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation are cooperating as tribal work advances toward creating a casino or other economic development in northeast Pasco.
Red flag warnings will be in place Sunday for a broad stretch of Southern California, from Ventura County through Orange County, the Inland Empire and most of San Diego County, according to the National Weather Service. The mountains of Los Angeles County and the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys are also at high fire weather risk.
Britain’s Prince Andrew is questioning the authenticity of a photograph of him posing with a woman who says she was trafficked by Jeffrey Epstein
Scientists need 10,000 pet dogs for the largest-ever study of aging in canines
The incident, which sent fans and players rushing for safety, occurred as Pleasantville High School hosted Camden High in a playoff game. The sound of “about a half dozen” bullets rang out in the air, the Press of Atlantic City reported, sending players and onlookers scrambling for safety.
Myanmar’s government has rejected the International Criminal Court’s decision to allow prosecutors to open an investigation into crimes committed against the Rohingya Muslim minority
Scuffles between Paris police and activists on Saturday marred the first anniversary of the birth of the yellow vest movement against government policies seen as favoring the rich
Chinese troops come out of the barracks in Hong Kong – not to quell protests but to help clean up
Protesters angered by Iran raising subsidized gasoline prices have blocked traffic in several cities and clashed occasionally with police
A lawsuit against America’s oldest gunmaker is being watched closely
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards will keep his job as the Deep South’s only Democratic governor, in a blow to President Donald Trump, who tried to boost his opponent
Transcripts show Sondland playing a central role in President Trump’s effort to push Ukraine to conduct political investigations as a condition for receiving needed military aid.
BETHESDA, Md. – President Donald Trump spent more than two hours at Walter Reed National Medical Center on Saturday for what the White House said were medical tests as part of his annual physical. The appointment wasn’t on Trump’s weekend public schedule, and his last physical was in February. Press secretary Stephanie Grisham said the 73-year-old president was “anticipating a very busy 2020” and wanted to take advantage of “a free weekend” in Washington to begin portions of his routine checkup.
Spokane Area Youth Choirs are for children ages 7 to 18 and provide singers training in vocal technique, musical theory and music history. The organization, founded in 1987, practices at the oldest church in Spokane, Westminster Congregational Church. Their KPBX Kids’ Concert on Saturday with the Le Donne women’s choir followed Westminster’s 2019 theme of “open doors.”
The search for a missing Colville pilot and his plane has been concluded after a local resident discovered the body of the pilot in Sullivan Lake on Saturday, Nov. 16.