Wednesday Mar 5
Newberry veteran receives Quilt of Valor
Members from American Legion Post 193 in Chapin arrived on motorcycles to hand deliver a Quilt of Valor to Robert Pingleton on Sunday afternoon.... Robert Pingleton's friends and family were all present Sunday to see him receive his Quilt of Valor presented by American Legion Post 193 members.... NEWBERRY - Packing his bags three days after high ... (more)
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Mon Mar 03, 2014
The News Tribune
Family, military's impact in state motivate WA's military affairs director
Washington state's first military affairs director, Kristine Reeves, knows she can't stop the Pentagon budget cuts that will soon ripple across the country.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Shawn Vestal: Cracks showing in anti-casino arguments - Wed, 26 Feb 2014 PST
Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. We have been assured - over and over again - by the institutional voices of reason that we cannot tolerate a new casino from the Spokane Tribe near Fairchild Air Force Base.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
KHQ Weather Authority: Plummeting Temperatures Ice Over Roads
Overnight: Mostly Clear skies & plummeting temperatures mean those sloppy, slushy roads will ice over quickly.
Mission In Manas: Last Fairchild Flight Crews Come Home
The last three military jets from Fairchild Air Force Base returned home from Manas, Kyrgyzstan, Tuesday, signaling a significant step in the drawdown of operations in the Middle Eastern country.
Fairchild welcomes home final Manas Transit Center crew
Fairchild Air Force Base officials welcomed the final crews who were deployed to the Transit Center at Manas back to the Inland Northwest on Tuesday.
Stars and Stripes
75 servicemembers honored at memorial ceremony
Marlene Sawdy wiped fresh tears from her eyes Monday, the flag being folded in front of her causing images of three generations of her military family to come rushing back in an instant.
Man Shot To Death For Cell Phone
Police are looking for two men and a woman who were seen running away after a man was shot to death Sunday night in a north Seattle parking lot.
Spokane Council Drops Opposition To Tribal Casino
The Spokane City Council has dropped its opposition to a casino planned by the Spokane Tribe near Fairchild Air Force Base.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Spokane City Council set to vote on tribal casino
The Spokane City Council opposed building a new casino in Airway Heights two years ago, but now council members was set to have another vote on the casino Monday night.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Guest opinion: STEP is good for tribe, region - Sun, 23 Feb 2014 PST
Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. In Spokane County, we know the pain of joblessness and underemployment.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
The Navajo Times
Spokane urged to reconsider tribe casino plan
The council now has a new makeup and Council President Ben Stuckart wants to shift the panel back to a neutral position, the Spokesman-Review reported Tuesday.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Fairchild Investigating 'Inappropriate' Picture
Last week a photo of an Airman from Fairchild Air Force Base sticking her tongue the mouth of a Prisoner of War symbol began circulating around the internet.
City Council revisiting decision to oppose Spokane Tribe casino - Tue, 18 Feb 2014 PST
The Spokane City Council is poised to reconsider its opposition to the Spokane Tribe of Indians' proposed Airway Heights casino.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Fairchild airman's photo with POW/MIA image stirs controversy
A photo of a Fairchild Air Force Base airman tongue-kissing a POW/MIA picture is stirring controversy across the country.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
New York Daily News
Tongue kiss of MIA symbol by Air Force Staff Sgt. goes viral, sparks outrage
The picture of Staff Sgt. Cherish Byers of the 92nd Security Forces Squadron at Fairchild Air Force Base, Spokane, Washington, has been posted on several Facebook pages, prompting an angry response.