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Local News in Spokane, WA (showing 1 - 6 out of 6)



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News Minute: Here is the latest Washington news from The Associated Press at 5:40 p.m. PSTThu, 8 Jun 2017 14:45:00 EDT

Prosecutors have determined that a Lynnwood police officer was justified when he fatally shot an intoxicated man charging at him last year. The Daily Herald reports that Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Roe...

Prosecutor says police officer justified in fatal shootingFri, 24 Nov 2017 16:40:00 EST

Prosecutors have determined that a Lynnwood police officer was justified when he fatally shot an intoxicated man charging at him last year.

Officials: 3 teens planned to kill new high school classmateFri, 24 Nov 2017 14:44:00 EST

Authorities say they're investigating an attempted murder plot involving several students at a southern Washington high school.

Skagit River flooding worse than expected, hits homes, roadsFri, 24 Nov 2017 14:20:00 EST

Officials say that flooding was worse than expected on the Skagit River north of Seattle.

Deer hunting limited in Western US states after tough winterFri, 24 Nov 2017 10:07:00 EST

The brutally cold and snowy winter last year in the Rocky Mountains was deadly for deer and other wild game prized by hunters.



4103 S Regal St
Spokane, WA 99223directionsDirections
(509) 448-2000

Body found in Spokane RiverTue, 26 Jan 2016 12:37:43 -0500

The Spokane Fire Department is currently involved in a water recovery mission near the Monroe Street Bridge.        

Post Falls man sentenced to life for killing wife and childTue, 26 Jan 2016 11:36:22 -0500

A man will spend the rest of his life in prison for strangling his wife and her daughter in Post Falls.        

What makes Spokane super to you?Tue, 19 Jan 2016 14:21:28 -0500

Tell us what makes Spokane SUPER to you!        

Police search for 2 men tied to desert shooting in IdahoTue, 26 Jan 2016 10:47:11 -0500

Police have arrested one person and are looking for two more connected to a shooting in the Idaho desert.        

New Spokane Cryotherapy business freezes away your painTue, 26 Jan 2016 09:50:31 -0500

A new business in Spokane is helping people freeze away their pain, one session at a time.        



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UPDATE: Man charged with Newman Lake woman's deathSat, 25 Nov 2017 03:00:28 GMT

UPDATE: Detectives have charged 29-year-old Nicholas L. Holden with second degree murder. The investigation is ongoing.Previous Story: Major Crimes Detectives are investigating a homicide in Newman Lake and say domestic violence could be involved. Fire crews were called to a home in the 14000 block of north Meadow Lane at about 8:30 AM. When they arrived, the woman was unresponsive. Life saving measures were attempted but the woman was declared dead on scene. Deputies said there were clear signs the woman had been physically assaulted. Initial interviews indicated the woman and her boyfriend were involved in a domestic violence argument on Thursday afternoon. Detectives are still working to establish a more clear timeline of events. The woman's boyfriend has been interviewed by police. As of Friday afternoon, an arrest had not been made. ]]>

Spokane family searches for stolen heirlooms and antiquesSat, 25 Nov 2017 02:48:16 GMT

A South Hill burglary leaves two women grieving their father's loss without much of the legacy he left behind for them.Police are investigating who broke into the trailer parked in Rhonda-T Warren's late father's home on the 400 block of E. 27th Avenue on Wednesday night or early Thursday morning. The trailer was full of antiques, stamp collections, and other valuable collectibles. {"url":"","author_name":"Ariana Lake","author_url":"","html":"&#lt;blockquote class=\"twitter-tweet\"&#gt;&#lt;p lang=\"en\" dir=\"ltr\"&#gt;A Spokane woman lost her father and then someone stole everything he left behind for her from this trailer. &#lt;a href=\"\"&#gt;#KXLY&#lt;/a&#gt; &#lt;a href=\"\"&#gt;;/a&#gt;&#lt;/p&#gt;-- Ariana Lake (@arianaKXLY) &#lt;a href=\"\"&#gt;November 24, 2017&#lt;/a&#gt;&#lt;/blockquote&#gt;\n&#lt;script async src=\"\" charset=\"utf-8\"&#gt;&#lt;/script&#gt;\n","width":550,"height":null,"type":"rich","cache_age":"3153600000","provider_name":"Twitter","provider_url":"","version":"1.0"} Warren said her dad Gordon Savatsky, 76, was a complex man. He passed away last week due to medical complications. Savatsky was a craftsman, historian, artist, athlete, and hobbyist. The Massachusetts native spent his life collecting stamps, fine art, Revolutionary War costumes, and other antiques. He left all of that behind to his family. They planned to go through the belongings and send some of it to museums across the nation. "It was loaded full and locked. The next day, when we came back, it was cleaned out," Warren said. Police found the lock on the ground near the empty trailer. Police still haven't found who did cut off the lock and stole the items inside the trailer. Warren believes the culprit was tipped off by her father's obituary. "We were targeted and the person or persons who did this know nothing about us and just violated us. They took all of my dad's things, all of my family's things," Warren said. "We need to come together as a community and think about the things we do on a daily basis and keep our eyes open." Call Crime Check at 509-456-2233 if you know anything about this theft. Full list of items stolen: -Chinese stamps in red plastic booklets -Wildlife stamps and booklets -Japanese stamp collection -Commemorative royal wedding stamps with Prince Charles and Lady Diana -Stamp mounts -Revolutionary War commemorative coins -Foreign coins -30 1991 Star Wars figurines in original packaging -8 Babylon 5 figurines in original boxes -1 large Babylon 5 character bust -20 antique matchbox cars in original packaging -40 small gauge model trains -3 boxes of small gauge train tracks -8 plastic small gauge train buildings -Revolutionary War costumes -Revolutionary War powder horns and cartridge pouches -Framing and mounting tools -Picture brackets and hangers -Archival mounting tapes -Measuring tapes ]]>

Excelsior to offer socialization opportunities for seniorsSat, 25 Nov 2017 01:29:15 GMT

Excelsior Youth Center, a health care facility that focuses on behavioral health education and whole person wellness, will now open its doors to seniors in the Spokane community.Staff say there is no senior center or community center in that area of Northwest Spokane, so to address some of those needs, they will now have a senior morning gathering every Tuesday, where people can socialize and have snacks.Excelsior's clients are also available to rake leaves, shovel snow, and chop firewood for seniors who have physical limitations."We recognize the need to serve senior and we want to provide a place where they can go and experience community and promote their sense of wellness here," said Ryan Kiely, Chief Program Officer. "It's also going to be an opportunity for kids to connect with seniors down the road in a meaningful way."Excelsior says it will be a safe place for seniors to gather and socialize. ]]>

Red Lion Hotel builds giant gingerbread houseFri, 24 Nov 2017 22:14:44 GMT

The Red Lion Hotel at the Park in downtown Spokane has created a masterpiece.On Friday, their Life-Size Gingerbread House was unveiled to raise money for the charity Blessings Under the Bridge.People are welcome to walk through and around the house with the option of buying baked goods.The funds received will be donated to the charity.Red Lion Hotels Executive Chef Ricky Webster is the Brain and hands behind the idea and says he was looking for a way to bring the spirit of the holidays to life."It's a magical time and people of every background come together. To be able to create something that was a focal point for that was really special. I just can't wait to see the look on kid's and adult's faces alike," said Webster.Webster said they have been baking the gingerbread dough since September.When the house comes down at the end of the season, they will be donating all of the cookie to pig farmers. ]]>

Police investigating possible homicide in Newman LakeFri, 24 Nov 2017 23:14:17 GMT

The Spokane Fire Department responded to a report of a woman with an unknown medical problem at a residence in the 14000 block of N. Meadow Ln. Friday. They provided medical attention to the woman, but she was pronounced dead on scene.Police on scene determined that the woman had been physically assaulted and called Major Crimes Detectives to the scene to investigate.Detectives learned that a man and his girlfriend were involved in a domestic violence argument late Thursday afternoon. A 911 call was placed after the woman was discovered injured Friday morning.Detectives are requesting a search warrant for the residence. The boyfriend of the victim has been detained and is being questioned.Meadow Ln. will be closed in the surrounding area while the investigation continues.The Spokane County Medical Examiner's Office has not yet released the identity of the victim. ]]>

The Pacific Northwest Inlander

The Pacific Northwest Inlander

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Cookie MonsterWed, 22 Nov 2017 01:30:00 -0800

Cannabis-infused gingerbread cookies from one of the Two Ginger Chefs Every few months, Chef Freak (aka Kyle Bowlby, pictured) and his cooking partner Matt Johnson put on a cannabis-infused, multicourse smorgasbord through their catering company, Two Ginger Chefs (named for their red beards). When he cooks with weed, Chef Freak says he uses anything from butters and oils infused with cannabis to tinctures.…

Suds vs. BudThu, 16 Nov 2017 01:30:00 -0800

How the beer and spirits market has implications for weed sales and legalization While the debate over medical marijuana continues and the potential of retrograde policies being reinstated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions persists, there is an understated cannabis battle being waged as more states decriminalize and legalize. Beer companies have begun to see the writing on the wall as cannabis use begins to be normalized in legal states.…

Taking Their MedicineThu, 16 Nov 2017 01:30:00 -0800

We know the best way to fight opioid addiction — so what's stopping us? A collision with a logging truck, on a sunny December day in 1999, broke Mindy Harris' collarbone, lower back and three vertebrae in her neck.…

Cannabis Cures?Thu, 09 Nov 2017 01:30:00 -0800

The relationship between marijuana and modern medicine is reaching a tipping point As we wrote last week, the road to federal legalization may not be clear, but seems to be gaining momentum. Legalization would be a monumental win not only for cannabis culture, but also the future of medicinal alternatives.…

Trump Slams ‘Joke’ Justice and Targets Visa ProgramThu, 02 Nov 2017 05:31:59 -0700

By PETER BAKER © 2017 New York Times News Service WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump touched off a partisan debate over some of the most divisive issues in American life on Wednesday as he cited this week’s terrorist attack in New York to advance his agenda on immigration and national security while assailing Democrats for endangering the country.…

The Spokesman-Review

The Spokesman-Review

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