The Spokane Valley City Council may fund mortgage and utility assistance or grants for small businesses using federal COVID-19 relief funding.
Mayor Nadine Woodward’s veto of the Mosquito ordinance, which refers to a brand name of the devices that emit a sharp noise, is her first since taking office in January.
Deputies found a man lying partially on a couch inside a tent with severe damage to his mouth and a hole in his head near his left temple, according to court records.
A 22-year-old Spokane Valley man was arrested last week on suspicion of stabbing his aunt in the chest during an argument over child care arrangements. The man's mother also was arrested for allegedly striking and obstructing sheriff's deputies who were attempting to aid the bleeding victim.
Washington businesses must require all patrons and employees to wear face coverings starting Tuesday under an order from Gov. Jay Inslee, as populous areas east of the Cascade Range have seen troubling upticks in COVID-19 cases in recent weeks.
Airway Heights city officials looking to use federal relief money to help alleviate the pain local businesses - and their employees - are feeling.
In 2016, four Washington state representatives to the Electoral College refused to vote for the state's winner, Hillary Clinton. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled the state was on solid footing when it fined those "faithless electors."
The two candidates running against longtime state Senator Mike Padden say the Republican is too beholden to the party and has made questionable votes on growth management and environmental issues. Padden says his right-of-center views reflect his constituency.
The previous daily high count of cases had been 79, set on Tuesday. The Regional Health District could not say Sunday what percentage of the cases were tied to increase testing and which were tied to potential community spread, but encouraged people to continue to practice good hygiene, including wearing masks in public and washing hands frequently, to slow the spread of the virus.
Five years after a wildfire ravaged their Fish Lake property, a family received a $425,000 settlement. The money did not ease their anger over what they argue was a bungled investigation by state DNR fire investigators that failed to pin the blame on BNSF Railroad.
In a long-running lawsuit, a woman accuses police and deputies in Ferry County of failing to properly investigate when she reported a pattern of rape and molestation spanning 12 years of her childhood.
For the first time since 2010, there will be a competitive Democratic primary for the chance to face Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, who's been in Congress since 2005. Voters will have the option of a former independent who's calling for a return to centrist politics, and a 28-year-old first-time candidate who's setting his sights on supporters across the political spectrum.
More than a few eyebrows were raised last weekend when Adam Swinyard was named superintendent of the largest school district in Eastern Washington.
OLYMPIA – If the Washington Legislature is forced into a special session to deal with the economic collapse sparked by COVID-19, some lawmakers are working to make sure they also debate police reform in the aftermath of nationwide protests following by the death of George Floyd.
SEATTLE – A 27-year-old man drove a car onto a closed freeway in Seattle early Saturday and barreled through a panicked crowd of protesters, killing one woman and critically injuring another, officials said.
Spokane County saw 26 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Independence Day, after the Spokane Regional Health District reported 59 new cases Friday.
The spread of COVID-19 inside the Coyote Ridge Corrections Center continued this week, when the number of confirmed cases among prisoners jumped to 195 on Thursday from 110 the week before.
A video of an unmasked family refusing to leave Grocery Outlet in Spokane Valley has racked up over 30,000 views and sparked Facebook organizers to plan an “Unmasked Shopping Event” at the store.
Washington’s Aug. 4 primary will see a crowded race for the 4th congressional district, with three-term Republican incumbent Rep. Dan Newhouse facing five challengers for his seat representing Central Washington.
The modern sign of the arrival of summer in Spokane – Lime scooters – finally hit the sidewalks this week after a delay caused by the pandemic.
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