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1201 W Sprague Ave
Spokane, WA 99201   Directions

(509) 448-6000

Oregon marijuana: Lots of data, few to analyze and check it
04/26/2018 2:02am

Oregon is awash in data on its marijuana industry but has few workers to monitor and check what its legal businesses are doing.

Prosser city administrator placed on paid leave
04/26/2018 1:10am

Prosser's city administrator has been placed on paid leave.

Washington state to end tax exemptions for 'green' vehicles
04/26/2018 1:10am

The 7,500th environmentally friendly vehicle has been purchased in Washington state, ending the state's tax exemption program for clean-alternative fuel, electric or plug-in hybrid vehicles.

News Minute: Here is the latest Washington news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. PDT
06/08/2017 1:45pm

The U.S. House approved a bill that would reverse a federal judge's order to spill more water from four Pacific Northwest dams to help migrating salmon reach the Pacific Ocean. The bill, approved 225-189 on Wednesday,...

Man fatally shot outside Yakima home identified
04/25/2018 7:31pm

Police have released the name of a man killed Tuesday morning during a home invasion in Yakima.



4103 S Regal St
Spokane, WA 99223   Directions

(509) 448-2000

Body found in Spokane River
01/26/2016 11:37am

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 child
01/26/2016 10:36am

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?
01/19/2016 1:21pm

Tell us what makes Spokane SUPER to you!        

Police search for 2 men tied to desert shooting in Idaho
01/26/2016 9:47am

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 pain
01/26/2016 8:50am

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



3911 S Regal St
Spokane, WA 99223   Directions

(504) 437-800



500 W Boone
Spokane, WA   Directions

(509) 324-4000

Plans for new waterfront park in Coeur d'Alene moving forward
04/26/2018 2:00am

The city of Coeur d'Alene is moving forward with plans to buy 47 acres of waterfront property along the Spokane River.The property, just south of Seltice Way between Atlas Road and John Loop in Riverstone, is the former site of the Atlas mill which shut down more than a decade ago."It's the last large parcel of public waterfront that may ever available," said Councilwoman Kiki Miller.That's why the city of Coeur d'Alene jumped at the chance to buy the $7.8 million dollar lot - to keep a large stretch of shoreline along the Spokane River permanently open to the public."The city staff, and the council, and the mayor are very committed to as much public waterfront as possible," Miller said. "And it's finding that balance between how do we pay for that and keep it open to the public."The city plans to sell some of the land to private developers. Condos, apartments, single family homes, and restaurants will help pay for public projects like new parks, trails, and community spaces.Miller said, "We know there's got to be mix use. There's got to be public funds, there's got to be private funds, but it's really going to depend on - after this type of analysis - what the public wants to see happen there and what they are willing to pay for."There's a lot to consider, which is why the city has held three public meetings to give residents the chance to weigh in on all the design options. The city of Coeur d'Alene will officially purchase the land in mid May.For more information about the project, click here. ]]>

New Seattle-Vancouver flight service to begin
04/26/2018 12:41am

SEATTLE (AP) - Two airlines are offering direct one-hour flights between Seattle and Vancouver, British Columbia.Kenmore Air, in a partnership with Harbour Air, will begin the service Thursday.Officials said Microsoft President Brad Smith was a key proponent of bridging the 120-mile gap between Vancouver B.C. and Seattle, commonly referred to as the Cascadia Innovation Corridor.The flights will take off twice in the morning and twice in the afternoon, Monday through Friday. Officials say the flight will take only an hour and will help streamline travel for businesses and tourism.In Vancouver, the seaplanes will drop off at Coal Harbour while Lake Union will be the pickup and drop off location in Seattle. ]]>

Semi loses load on I-90, causing massive backup
04/25/2018 8:40pm

According to Washington State Patrol, a semi hauling crushed cars was headed westbound on Interstate 90 on Wednesday when it swerved to avoid another car. Several of the crushed cars flew into the eastbound traffic and were hit by several oncoming vehicles, shutting down all lanes of eastbound traffic. Washington State Patrol troopers report there were no serious injuries in the crash. Crews were on scene directing traffic and getting debris cleared, however during the worst of the backup, folks were turning around and exiting the interstate using on-ramps. Downtown traffic was impacted as folks looked for alternate routes, causing delays. {"url":"","author_name":"Hawk Hammer","author_url":"","html":"&#lt;blockquote class=\"twitter-tweet\"&#gt;&#lt;p lang=\"en\" dir=\"ltr\"&#gt;Traffic still very backed up going WB on I90 from where I am at the Bernard 4th intersection, EB past the crash seems to be moving. Tow trucks and emergency crews on scene &#lt;a href=\"\"&#gt;#kxly&#lt;/a&#gt; &#lt;a href=\"\"&#gt;;/a&#gt;&#lt;/p&#gt;— Hawk Hammer (@HawkKXLY) &#lt;a href=\"\"&#gt;April 25, 2018&#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"} The interstate was re-opened around 3 p.m. ]]>

The Spokane River is fun...and dangerous
04/25/2018 8:21pm

The pictures only tell half the story. The Spokane River is just as unforgiving as it is gorgeous."The water is about as cold as it can be without freezing," said Josh Flanagan, owner of Wiley E. Waters."You got less than 2 minutes (until hypothermia sets in) at this time of year," he said.However - with the sun shining, and the bitter winter behind us, even the first responders understand the appeal of the water every spring."It's kind of innate for people to want to get closer to the water, enter the water and enjoy what we have to offer," said Spokane Fire Deputy Chief Mark John. John, a self-described lover of water and veteran swimmer, claims even he wouldn't venture into the river without a life jacket during July and August, let alone April. With that said - the high spring waters do offer a unique thrill for those who are craving it."It's a great time of year to be out white water rafting," said Flanagan. "There's gonna be some really high waters around this time of year tho so you want to just be sure you're being safe when you are going out. But if you're done correctly and done right with a commercial rafter you're definitely gonna have fun." ]]>

The Pacific Northwest Inlander

The Pacific Northwest Inlander

1227 W Summit Pkwy
Spokane, WA 99201   Directions

(509) 325-0634

As bongs improve, who can forget these three improv classics?
04/19/2018 3:30am

As the cannabis industry and community grow and mature, so do the ways we enjoy a smoke session.…

What is cross fading?
04/12/2018 3:30am

Now that the weather is warming up and you can tolerate being outside after sundown for more than five minutes, patio season welcomes a certain dilemma to those who partake in both the pleasures of libations and cannabis. At many a bar fire pit, you'll strike up an innocuous conversation with strangers and then, out of nowhere, the plastic tube comes out and they offer you a major variable to the rest of your evening: a pre-roll.…

Central Washington: epicenter of world-changing technology or ground zero for Bitcoin's epic fail
04/12/2018 3:30am

In a gray warehouse tucked behind a tavern off one of the main drags in downtown Wenatchee, Malachi Salcido gets settled in his office, where a wall of computer monitors allows him to split his attention between live feeds of construction sites, photos of his family and websites tracking the real-time value of cryptocurrencies and their exchanges.…

47 good, bad and ugly ideas to reduce gun violence and save lives
04/05/2018 3:30am

Here's the good news: America, overall, is a much less violent place than it used to be.…

Recipe: Weed-infused bacon banana muffins
04/05/2018 3:30am

What this recipe has going for it — bacon, banana, Blueberry Blast — could and probably should be emphasized with all the intensity of Jim from The Office pretending to be Dwight Schrute, coining the phrase, "Bears.…

The Spokesman-Review

The Spokesman-Review

999 W Riverside Ave
Spokane, WA 99201   Directions

(509) 459-5000