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23 min ago | KXLY-TV Spokane
During the hazardous materials spill at the Washington Port of Entry Sunday authorities were able to use a new system called "Alert Spokane" to warn people in the area to shelter in place. Once the incident commanders at the Washington-Idaho border realized they were dealing with not only a flammable but poisonous substance, they decided people in the immediate area needed to take some special precautions.
23 min ago | KREM-TV Spokane
Executives at Costco Wholesale have long been big supporters of Democratic causes and candidates, but an obscure liquor tax fight is prompting the company to support Washington state Republicans. In the key battle for control of the state Senate this year, top Costco brass have essentially switched sides, backing the Republican Party's efforts to maintain and expand its majority coalition, The Seattle Times reported, citing data from the state Public Disclosure Commission.
1 hr ago | KREM-TV Spokane
Photos and text messages obtained by the I-Team reveal another incident in which Adrian Peterson is accused of injuring another son while disciplining the boy. The four-year-old is by a different mother than the alleged victim in the Montgomery County case, in which Peterson is charged with felony injury to a child.
3 hrs ago | Examiner.com
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3 hrs ago | KREM-TV Spokane
Coeur d'Alene's Lakeside City Playhouse theater and Spokane's Interplayers professional theater announced Monday that they had reached a merger agreement that would give Lakeside City operational control over the Interplayers theater on Howard Street in downtown Spokane. Under the terms of the merger, theater administrators said professional theater would continue to be produced in the theater's Welch Auditorium.
3 hrs ago | KREM-TV Spokane
Police have asked for the public's help to learn any new information about a homicide that occurred at the Howard Johnson Motel in North Spokane on Aug. 10th. Police said they needed additional information from an anonymous tipster that sent police messages the day after the murder.
5 hrs ago | KREM-TV Spokane
Lawyers wrapped up their defense of Charles Capone Monday. They claimed Capone was incapable of murdering his estranged wife Rachel Anderson in April 2010.
8 hrs ago | KREM-TV Spokane
Authorities found the victim's body Sunday at a boat launch, about five miles south of Pateros. It was near Highway 97, just past Starr Road.
When the Spokane Valley furniture store where Suzy Gage worked succumbed to the recession, Gage didn't dust off her rA©sumA©. "I didn't want to keep working for someone else," she recalled.
Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. These days it's not unusual for neighbors to be strangers, but they mixed and mingled in the Kendall Yards and West Central neighborhoods Saturday during the inaugural Porch Fest event.
Despite 362 yards on 27-of-41 passing by Matt Linehan and 153 all-purpose yards by Richard Montgomery, the Idaho Vandals couldn't overcome Western Michigan in a non-conference football game at the Kibbie Dome Saturday night. "Disappointed," said coach Paul Petrino when asked about his thoughts on the game.
After three years of construction, Spokane Public Schools held an open house to show off the new building. The new school is a far cry from what Ferris used to look like.
Spokane's police chief says officers testing out the use of body cameras will stop recording in private residences if asked by the occupant. The decision by Chief Frank Straub is part of an 'evolving process' of dealing with the issues raised by the program, The Spokesman-Review reported.
The Kalamazoo Gazette reported Thursday that the 165-pound dog died of old age last week. Zeus, considered the world's largest dog by Guinness World Records, was 5 years old.
A Bellevue engineer is studying the damage left behind after the recent Napa earthquake in an effort to learn more about how to protect buildings in Seattle. As soon as he heard the news about the quake, Mark Pierepiekarz, president of MRP Engineering, headed to California to see it for himself.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 07:56 pm
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