A Spokane Valley company and its general manager have agreed to pay more than $120,000 to resolve allegations that it was defrauding the Department of Veterans Affairs as part of its for-profit school.
Advocates for a healthy Spokane River gathered in Peaceful Valley on Wednesday to celebrate the installation of a newly commissioned sculpture of one of the river’s few remaining native species, the Redband trout.
A Whatcom County Superior Court judge with extensive experience as a tribal judge to become first Native American on the Washington Supreme Court.
Every year community groups collect children’s pajamas to be distributed at the Christmas Bureau, which gives a toy and a book to every child who comes in the door as well as a grocery store voucher for each family.
A study found that marijuana businesses are more likely to locate in economically depressed areas. That’s not surprising to some lawmakers and members of the industry, who see local laws as restrictive for businesses trying to establish themselves in a climate where the drug is still federally illegal.
The fate of five old Victorian houses in Spokane’s West Central Neighborhood has been decided after years of efforts to transform them into affordable housing units.
Harry Forbes, 20, went door-to-door in the Rockwood district, telling housewives, “Can you help a poor soldier who lost an arm in the war?”
Harry Forbes, 20, went door-to-door in the Rockwood district, telling housewives, “Can you help a poor soldier who lost an arm in the war?
Spokane County Commissioners and Spokane City Council approved a $89 million Spokane Airport budget Tuesday, which is slightly smaller than last year due to less spending on infrastructure projects.
Olivia Hawker is the author of “One for the Blackbird, One for the Crow.” It’s also the pen name for San Juan Island writer Libbie Grant, who has also written historical fiction about ancient Egypt under the name Libbie Hawker. She was in Spokane Tuesday for a gathering of the Northwest Passages Book Club.
A second legal maneuver to allow Initiative 976 to take effect this week and lower the cost of vehicle license tabs was filed Tuesday with the state Supreme Court.
After more than 20 years of research and development, the shiny, orange-red Cosmic Crisp apple debuted this week in grocery stores, including at all of the Rosauers, Safeway and Albertsons locations in Spokane.
The City Council is flexing its strength by writing the expectation of a 30- to 50-hour work week into its rules. Mayor David Condon is pushing back.
Idaho Gov. Brad Little encouraged policymakers and stakeholders to “get out of their silos” at the Western Governors’ Association workshop in Post Falls on Tuesday.
The Avista Foundation has awarded a $300,000 grant to the Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery that will help fund the organization’s growth initiative, Project Every Kid.
Four Spokane streets were opened up as “slides” for youthful sledders. The parks department was supplying wood for bonfires at each site, to keep the youngsters warm.
Rick and Joan Haynes were staunch supporters of the Christmas Bureau for years. Rick died April 3 and his wife of 35 years followed soon after, passing away on July 2. One of the last things Joan Haynes did was donate $15,000 to the Christmas Bureau.
The Spokane County nurse-family partnership program will expand to serve 50 more families in 2020 after a $293,000 boost in funding from state lawmakers.
Spokane County commissioners approved a $675 million budget Monday, which is smaller than last year due to a change in behavioral health funding.
T-Mobile is rolling out its 5G network nationwide this week, but it won’t be at blazing fast speeds