In an effort to conserve critical care beds and adequate staffing levels, Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and Holy Family Hospital will reschedule some elective surgeries and procedures beginning today.
Airway Heights Corrections Center reported 64 new COVID cases Tuesday, nearly 10 times the number of cases the facility has recorded since the start of the pandemic.
SEATTLE – The number of people seeking help from health and human services nonprofits during the COVID-19 pandemic have gone up between 10% and 28%, while those same agencies have seen their funding and workforce cut in half, according to survey responses from hundreds of organizations and documented in a new study by the University of Washington.
SEATTLE – Washington state lawmakers and activists are setting an ambitious agenda for police reform in the upcoming legislative session, saying they hope to make it easier to decertify officers for misconduct, to bar the use of police dogs to make arrests, and to create an independent statewide agency to investigate police killings.
Washington certified its 2020 election Tuesday with some 750,000 more ballots cast and counted than ever before, and a turnout just a shade under the record set in 2008.
It was more than just a toothache.
Just days after some 50 Christmas trees were stolen from a local hardware store, the Spokane Police Department said it has arrested the real life “Grinch” who stole them.
The Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office declined to file charges Tuesday against an officer with a U.S. Marshals’ task force who shot an armed fugitive in September.
The Christmas Bureau has been a staple of the Spokane community for decades, but it hasn’t always looked the same.
After eight years of leading Senate Republicans, Mark Schoesler said Monday he’s stepping down.
Today is Giving Tuesday, a day in which your email box fills up with pitches and requests from organizations and nonprofits you have supported in the past.
As they wait for the first shipment of vaccines later in December, state officials are hoping Washington residents will agree to use smart phones to learn of times when they have been in contact with someone infected with COVID-19.
The Spokane City Council rejected a proposal to rezone some 10 acres of land along South Regal Street to allow for apartment-style development due to concerns about traffic, school capacity and the land’s distance from downtown.
Amanda Mead, 39, believes they contracted the virus while working at the school, which has returned to distance learning following a quarantine of several staff members. Mead went from running marathons to finding themselves short of breath and contracting pneumonia after testing positive for the coronavirus.
At their busiest, the school claimed it only took eight weeks to train a mechanic. Many early students were young men from farms who took the training then went back to farming.
Football player Raymond Duncan took the stand and admitted that he lied about his age in an earlier court hearing. He had told a judge he was 20 when he was in fact 23.Why? Because he wanted to play football for LC.
Christmas tree sales were booming Sunday at the children's home 14th annual fundraiser. This year, visitors can select their own pre-cut tree or stay in their cars while one is loaded in order to maintain social distancing requirements.
About an inch of snow could fall in the Spokane area on Monday morning, but temperatures will heat up during the afternoon and winds will gust out of the southwest, forecasters say.
As the new Glover Middle School rises up next to the old, Principal Mark Lund sees more than a façade of steel and brick.
Spokane’s Abraham Lincoln statue was one of several monuments that received national attention after being vandalized Thanksgiving Day – some toppled, some doused with red paint and others covered with graffiti reading “land back.”