As it attempts to respond to the region’s ongoing struggles with homelessness as a matter of public health, the Spokane Regional Health District plans to hire a homeless outreach coordinator in the coming weeks.
The Little Theater Company of Spokane was making plans to fan out into the woods to entertain the lumberjacks in the region’s logging camps.
Legislation intended to create transparency in medical bills sent to patients and to rein in predatory medical debt collectors advanced to the Idaho House on Wednesday The House Business Committee approved the bill 15-2 after a five-hour, emotional hearing where lawmakers shared personal stories
Felons in Washington will continue to be unable to vote until they finish their community custody after a Democratic attempt failed Wednesday evening to restore those rights when they leave prison.
The Washington State Utilities and Transportation Commission recently approved a settlement in the sale of Frontier Communications to Northwest Fiber LLC.
Washington’s senior senator said she’s not backing any of the Democratic contenders at this point, but is open to anyone who comes out on top.
The hospital was selected as one of 10 across the country that can properly treat the patients in their airborne infection isolation rooms. Operations at the hospital will not be affected and officials say they’re following protocols to prevent spread of the disease.
Empire Health Foundation awarded $580,000 in equipment and small capital project grants to eight rural health care facilities in Washington state, with their funding from Premera Blue Cross.
Two men have pleaded not guilty to charges including murder in connection with a gang-related gunfight in downtown Seattle last month.
A North Spokane restaurant re-opened Tuesday after videos went viral on social media earlier this month depicting the unsanitary way cooks were preparing meals on the kitchen floor.
Washington state lawmakers announced Wednesday they will introduce bills, at The Boeing Co.’s request, to suspend the aerospace giant’s preferential business and occupation tax rate until the United States and European Union resolve their long-running international trade dispute.
Washington lawmakers received good news with the state’s latest revenue forecast showing they have significantly more money to work with as they prepare to unveil their supplemental state budget proposals
Lawmakers in Olympia continue to negotiate if and how WSU could get funding for a pilot program to train nurses to become sexual assault examiners in Eastern Washington.
Korsmo, who has served on the court since 2008, plans to retire at the end of the year. Spokane Municipal Judge Tracy Staab and local attorney Marshall Casey are running to replace him.
J.C. Altizer, a rural postal driver, found himself in a terrifying position along his Highway 2 route.
After learning that The Carlyle and Home Yard Cottages are ineligible for the funding they were promised last year, the city was left scrambling to find $280,000 to help fund their operation for the next two years.
Redfin, in a recent report, indicated Spokane; Las Vegas; Charlotte, North Carolina; and Orlando, Florida, will be the most attractive metros for homebuyers in the next decade because of affordability of land for new construction.
The Spokane area needs more physicians willing to treat patients for opioid use disorder, local providers say, as barriers continue to exist for both patients and prescribers alike.
In a ceremony mixed with joy and sadness, the Spokane Tribe of Indians on Thursday marked the adoption of federal legislation that will compensate the tribe for 2,500 acres of land lost to the dam’s floodwaters.
Soryanna Taylor, of Sacajawea Middle School, has been named the winner of Spokane’s student-designed Wastewater Access cover contest. Taylor’s entry was among 280 submissions for the contest, which was sponsored by the city of Spokane, Spokane Arts, the Lands Council and The Spokesman-Review.