The goal of Somebody Needs You is to match donors with the specific requests of needy Spokane residents.
Firefighters with the Spokane Valley Fire Department responded to several major incidents the week of April 12-18, including rescuing a small dog from a house fire and putting out a chicken coop fire during which no chickens were injured.
WASHINGTON – On March 9, 2020, the Washington State Legislature passed a bill banning single-use plastic bags, part of a global wave of efforts to reduce plastic waste.
The Spokane neonatal doctor accused in dark web schemes of trying to hire someone to break his former colleague’s hands and kidnap his estranged wife will remain in jail, after a federal judge said Wednesday afternoon he poses too much danger to the community.
Seattle Pacific University faculty members have cast a vote of "no confidence" in the leadership of the school's Board of Trustees, which last week announced it would retain a hiring policy that discriminates based on sexual orientation.
At Seattle Children’s, a father’s request for staff to use a needleless injection device on his child – as the doctor ordered – instead of a numbing cream ended with security taking him from the room.
"Everyone knew Franz Schneider," said Mike Herzog, a former pupil and colleague of Schneider's.
There were several moments of silence amid the crowd assembled Wednesday outside of Gonzaga University’s Foley Center.
That Washington Supreme Court has declined to reconsider its ruling that effectively decriminalized possession of small amounts of drugs, leaving the question of the statute's future up to state legislators working on a short timeline.
The Spokane County medical examiner has determined a man killed Saturday in connection to a police shooting, Vadim Grishchuk, 38, died by a single, self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.
A measure described as the teeth of the Washington state Legislature’s ambitious police accountability agenda is headed to Gov. Jay Inslee’s desk.
Reynaldo P. Munoz pleaded guilty in August 2019 to four criminal counts, including conspiracy to distribute the drugs and multiple money laundering charges. At a sentencing hearing in a Richland courtroom Tuesday, Senior U.S. District Court Judge Edward F. Shea found that Munoz was the leader of a cell of the Sinaloa cartel, a drug trafficking organization based in Mexico. Munoz disputed that finding.
The bill passed 52-46 after a nearly five-hour debate late Tuesday and a two hour debate Wednesday on the bill. Five Democrats voted against it.
The boards of trustees for Eastern Washington and Whitworth universities are moving forward in the search for the next full-time leaders of their institutions.
Former Republican gubernatorial candidate Loren Culp will challenge U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse, a fellow Republican, in next year’s primary after Newhouse was one of 10 members of the House GOP who voted to impeach former President Donald Trump.
When a woman who had hiked more than 3 miles into Liberty Lake Regional Park was injured in a fall Tuesday and responders could not reach her by four-wheeler, local firefighters got creative, according to the Spokane Valley Fire Department.
Spokane Valley deputies are investigating a robbery at a Banner Bank and searching for a suspect they believe to be a shorter man with two full sleeves of tattoos, according to a Spokane County Sheriff’s Office news release.
Spokane Mayor Nadine Woodward wasted little time scheduling an appointment to receive the COVID-19 vaccine once she became eligible.
Health officials said the fourth wave of COVID-19 activity in the state has begun, with increasing cases and hospitalizations in predominantly young adults statewide.
The controversial question of where to build a new sports stadium in Spokane is going into overtime.
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