Like millions of people around the world, Spokane City Councilwoman Betsy Wilkerson woke up Wednesday morning and turned on her television to watch a moment more than two centuries in the making as Kamala Harris became the first female vice president of the United States.
Poet Amanda Gorman set an encouraging and hopeful tone during Wednesday’s inauguration ceremony with her new work, “The Hill We Climb.” Pre-orders for her upcoming collection "Change Sings" are going fast.
When in doubt, throw it out.
WASHINGTON – The Senate returned to session Tuesday, a day before President-elect Joe Biden was set to take the oath of office, and Sen. Maria Cantwell said she is hopeful this week will mark the start of a new era in American politics – one that sees more bipartisan legislating and a more active Congress.
Fewer than 300 households remain without power in the Inland Northwest nearly a week after a windstorm toppled hundreds of trees and left one Spokane woman dead.
A Hayden, Idaho, company has settled a lawsuit over alleged violation of Washington’s emergency orders against evicting tenants during the pandemic with an agreement to pay $50,000 and issue no more eviction notices that could violate that order.
On Aug. 14, Seattle police cleared Cal Anderson Park of a homeless encampment and protesters who were occupying a parks building and distributing food to homeless people there.
The state Department of Ecology has denied a request for a shoreline permit required to build a $2 billion Kalama methanol plant that would export the chemical to China.
The Red Hot Mamas were in the nation’s capital in 2001 and 2005 for the George W. Bush inaugurations. They’ve also performed at other big events, including three appearances in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade , the 2004 London New Year’s Day parade and parades for the Fiesta and Holiday Bowls.
Local media artist Linny Dee has been refurbishing cast off computers and laptops and is now in search of an organization or program that is in need of “starter” computers for basic tasks like applying for jobs.
A dispute over drugs was behind a fatal New Year’s Eve shooting outside a Spokane Valley nursing home, according to court records filed Tuesday in conjunction with a second suspect’s arrest.
She’s halfway through her senior year at Central Valley High School, but Kaitlyn Hartshorn hasn’t seen the inside of a classroom since March.
After being hit by a car while crossing the street during a run last week, a Spokane Valley woman succumbed to her injuries in the hospital, the Washington State Patrol said late Monday night.
In the days since a mob stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, Spokane-area gun shops say they’ve seen an uptick in sales during an already frenzied period for the firearm industry.
The Spokane City Council’s to-do list includes enacting police reform measures and signing a long-overdue labor agreement with police officers.
As soon as he could, Jim Rhoades rolled up the garage door that takes up an entire wall of Rock City Grill to take advantage of Washington state’s new guidelines loosening some COVID-19 restrictions on restaurants.
The new vaccination plan announced Monday includes opening up large vaccine administration sites statewide, giving more flexibility to the state's tiered approach and requiring providers to administer 95% of their allocations within the first week of receiving them.
Ivan Bush helped organize the first march for the civil rights leader in Spokane in 1984, before there was a federal holiday. The Rev. Percy "Happy" Watkins has been delivering King's famous "I Have a Dream" speech for decades. The pair reflected on what the man means in today's America, with its lingering divisions.
Kiantha Duncan said the civil rights leader's message of nonviolence is just as relevant now, as the country sees unrest exemplified by the mob at the U.S. Capitol earlier this month.
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