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Stories with place: Spokane
  • State, feds reject each other's Hanford proposals 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 7:40 pm
  • SPOKANE, Washington - The state of Washington and the U.S. Department of Energy on Friday each rejected the other's proposal to amend a federal court agreement governing cleanup of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, the nation's most polluted nuclear weapons production site.

  • Gonzaga signs son of Arvydas Sabonis 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 12:26 pm
  • SPOKANE, Washington - Gonzaga has signed 6-foot-10 forward Domantas Sabonis, the 17-year-old son of former NBA center Arvydas Sabonis.

  • Minister accused of abuse reported in Spokane-area 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 8:46 am
  • SPOKANE, Washington - The Washington State Patrol says investigators have acted on 20 or 30 tips this week as they check locations in the Spokane-area in their search for a self-professed minister accused of sexually abusing at least two girls in rural Minnesota.

  • 3rd fast-food robbery this week in Spokane 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 11:28 pm
  • SPOKANE, Washington - Police are investigating a third fast-food restaurant robbery this week in north Spokane.

  • State Rep. Shea travels to showdown 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 12:29 pm
  • SPOKANE, Washington - Among the people who showed up to support Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy last week was conservative state Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane Valley.

  • Spokane taking over waste-to-energy plant 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 8:37 am
  • SPOKANE, Washington - Spokane is taking over operation of the city incinerator that burns waste to generate electricity.

  • Parks levy would build field house in Spokane 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 8:25 am
  • SPOKANE, Washington - Spokane County voters may be asked next spring to approve a $45 million parks levy.

  • Boy, 6, falls 50 feet down Spokane park cliff 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 8:49 am
  • SPOKANE, Washington - A 6-year-old boy who fell about 50 feet down a cliff at Spokane's Liberty Park suffered scrapes and bruises and possibly a broken arm.

  • Gonzaga promotes assistant to head coach 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 8:23 pm
  • SPOKANE, Washington - Gonzaga assistant women's basketball coach Lisa Fortier was promoted to head coach on Monday, replacing Kelly Graves, who left for Oregon after 14 seasons with the Bulldogs.

  • Washington State University considers med school 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 11:32 am
  • SPOKANE, Washington - Medical officials predict an aging population and expanded health coverage under the Affordable Care Act will contribute to doctor shortages across the nation. In response to the projected need, Washington State University has begun exploring the feasibility of opening a medical school on its Spokane campus.

  • Shooting of Spokane homicide suspect justified 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 3:43 pm
  • SPOKANE, Washington - The Spokane County Prosecutor's Office says the fatal shooting of a Spokane homicide suspect by city police was justified.

  • 911 call over spilled milk leads to arrest 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 12:56 am
  • SPOKANE VALLEY, Washington - Sheriff's deputies who responded to a recent Spokane Valley convenience store's call for help found a young man pouring a half gallon of milk over himself.

  • Another man arrested in Carlile killing 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 2:31 pm
  • SPOKANE, Washington - Police in Spokane have arrested a man they contend drove the van used in the break-in killing of businessman Doug Carlile at his South Hill home in December.

  • Volunteers sprucing up downtown Spokane Saturday 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 8:58 am
  • SPOKANE, Washington - About 400 volunteers are ready to spruce up downtown Spokane on Saturday for a second annual spring cleaning program.

  • Man found not guilty of manslaughter 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 6:26 pm
  • SPOKANE, Washington - A jury on Thursday found a Spokane man not guilty of manslaughter in the shooting death of a person who was driving away with his SUV.

  • Mont. man arrested in Spokane sentenced to prison 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 4:13 pm
  • KALISPELL, Montana - A 33-year-old Kalispell man who was arrested during standoff at a Washington state motel in which a woman was shot has been sentenced to three years in prison for violating the terms of his probation in two previous cases.

  • Spokane City Council may get 4 percent pay raise 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 8:49 am
  • SPOKANE, Washington - Spokane's Salary Review Commission is taking public testimony Thursday afternoon at City Hall on a proposal to give city council members a 4 percent pay raise.

  • Spokane officer kills pit bull that bit 5 people 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 11:44 pm
  • SPOKANE, Washington - Spokane County authorities say an officer fatally shot a pit bull that bit five people Wednesday evening at a north Spokane apartment complex.

  • Spokane County commission opposes casino 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 11:31 am
  • SPOKANE, Washington - The Spokane County commissioners are asking the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs to take another look at possible negative impacts of a proposed Indian casino near Fairchild Air Force Base.

  • Gonzaga University sues Spokane 'Date Grape' bar 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 9:13 am
  • SPOKANE, Washington - Gonzaga University is suing the owner of a downtown Spokane bar that drew negative attention when it advertised a drink called "Date Grape Koolaid."

  • Feds: Evidence properly obtained in weapons case 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 6:10 am
  • BISMARCK, North Dakota - Federal prosecutors say police properly obtained evidence in an illegal weapons case against a North Dakota man who has been questioned in an alleged murder-for-hire scheme in Washington State.

  • Oregon hires Gonzaga women's coach 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 7:12 pm
  • EUGENE, Oregon - Oregon has hired Kelly Graves of Gonzaga as the new Ducks women's basketball coach.

  • Deputy: Spokane sheriff's K-9 bitten by pit bull 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 1:32 am
  • SPOKANE VALLEY, Washington - A Spokane County sheriff's deputy says a sheriff's K-9 was attacked and bitten by another dog as the police dog and his handler chased a burglary suspect Monday night in Spokane Valley.

  • Spokane police say homeowner stabbed by burglar 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 10:52 pm
  • SPOKANE, Washington - Police in Spokane say a homeowner who interrupted an apparent burglary was stabbed in the stomach by the intruder, who grabbed a large kitchen knife.

  • Mark Rypien's nephew commits to Boise State 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 12:57 pm
  • BOISE, Idaho - Brett Rypien, a Spokane, Washington, quarterback and nephew of Super Bowl champion quarterback Mark Rypien, has made a verbal commitment to play football at Boise State.