On July Fourth, Spin Control gives its readers a chance to to prove they are Yankee Doodlest of dandies with its annual Independence Day Trivia Quiz. Some are things everyone who bleeds red, white and blue should know, and a few things are, well, trivia.
Far from his roots in South Carolina, Curtis Hampton found himself in Spokane through service in the military. Now 65 and retired from a career as an operations manager at Boeing, he's has dedicated himself to advocacy.
The holiday itself was just dawning, but Spokane’s three-day holiday weekend was well underway. About 10,000 people crowded into Natatorium Park the day before, many of them seeking to cool down in the park’s pool from a heat wave.
Latah Creek's pollution is due largely to agricultural runoff and soil erosion along its 60 miles stretching from west of Spokane down into north central Idaho. The Washington Ecology Department has issued a new round of funding intending to incentivize farmers to adopt methods that don't churn up the soil and stabilize creek beds.
MOSES LAKE – There are longstanding traditions around the Columbia Basin when it comes to July 4 – community celebrations, fireworks and people getting together. As the organizers of the George July 4 celebration put it, however, 2020 is a very different Fourth of July.
A Senate bill has been stripped of a provision allowing money for Hanford cleanup and research at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory to be siphoned off to pay for the nation’s nuclear weapons arsenal.
On June 12, a federal judge ordered Seattle police to stop using crowd control weapons against peaceful protesters. On June 15, the Seattle City Council passed legislation banning crowd control weapons altogether.
Spokane County had 59 new confirmed COVID-19 cases Friday, raising the total case count to 1,544, according to the Spokane Regional Health District.
The Washington state Supreme Court has ruled that the Yakama Nation can move forward with its lawsuit to halt the expansion of a gravel mining project that they say could disrupt a tribal cultural and burial site.
Washington state had flattened the curve, but with reopening counties came more cases, and now the state is at similar case count levels as it was in April.
When Jamie Stacy gets together with her family Saturday on the Fourth of July, there won’t be much talk of the document that was approved on that day in 1776.
Clayton Whalen, 13, made a classic firecracker mistake.
Gov. Jay Inslee announced that businesses must enforce the statewide mask requirement, by not serving customers who are not wearing them.
Kerry Wiltzius ”always wanted to keep moving,” her youngest daughter, Kati Norman, said Wednesday.
Spokane Regional Health District Health Officer Bob Lutz issued an order Thursday to isolate a COVID-19-positive man in Spokane County Jail after he refused orders to self-isolate, according to a news release from the county.
Spokane homeless shelters say a proposed federal rule change limiting protections for transgender guests will not alter how they operate.
The Salvation Army of Spokane kicked off its annual drive to provide area children with school supplies for the upcoming year Wednesday, with a drive-through twist for supply distribution in August.
The city of Spokane’s Human Rights Commission affirmed its recommendation that Anwar Peace, an advocate for police accountability, be appointed to a three-year term on Wednesday, despite an active restraining order against him.
A pair of kayakers found themselves in trouble and called the Spokane Valley Fire Department recently to help.
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