Artist Myron Curry spent the weekend putting a dozen large paintings on frames and hanging them inside the Spokane Regional Stabilization Center, which treats people in crises caused by substance abuse or mental illness.
Authorities arrested Duane G. Delaney last week on suspicion of first-degree attempted murder, first-degree assault, drive-by shooting and unlawful possession of a firearm for the May 14 shooting at 2011 N. Jefferson St, documents said. No one was injured in the shooting.
City officials are looking to take a longer-term approach to planning traffic calming initiatives, using four-year planning periods rather than annually. Examples of projects funded and completed through the traffic calming program include bump-outs, crosswalks and median islands.
The two sandhill cranes have returned to the spot in the 34,500-acre protected area off Highway 20 between Winthrop and Mazama just northwest of Twisp for the second straight year. The pair gave birth to two colts that died after hatching in 2021, but game officials are hoping closing a 240-acre section of the reserve will bolster the chances of a surviving hatchling this year.
In another shocking development, the son of a juror was arrested for witness tampering. Fred Botts was the son of C.E. Botts, a juror who died shortly after the trial. Fred Botts was accused of preventing Beatrice Sant, another key defense witness, from appearing before the grand jury. The younger Botts was accused of keeping her “in hiding, with the intent to obstruct the course of justice.”
In 1972, a group of Spokane Valley women began meeting monthly in each other’s homes to make crafts. Fifty years later, craft nights have been replaced by weekly coffee and breakfast at the Mangrove Café and Bakery. At a recent breakfast, seven of the eight regulars chatted about their enduring friendship.
One of the advantages of Washington’s primary system – for dark horse candidates, if not for voters – is that a person can try to signal something about themselves by the way they list their “party preference.”
OLYMPIA — Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced on Thursday that chicken producer Mar-Jac Poultry will pay the state $750,000 as the company seeks to settle its portion of a major state lawsuit against 19 poultry producers alleging improper business practices.