Washington reaches 1,000 winery licenses
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Washington state's wine industry reached a major milestone when it surpassed 1,000 active winery licenses recently.
In the early 1980s there were only 20 wineries in...
Nearly $1 million spent on Spokane mayor race
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The total amount of money spent on the race for Spokane mayor is approaching $1 million.
KREM-TV reports that as of Wednesday, money donated to or spent independently...
Neo-Nazi group claims it left racist flyers outside church
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A neo-Nazi group that promotes violence against Jews and people of color is claiming responsibility for racist flyers that appeared outside a church in Spokane.
Washington man hospitalized after aircraft crash in Idaho
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities say a Washington state man was injured when the aircraft he was piloting crashed during takeoff at a northern Idaho airport.
Washington state trailer park seeks water contamination fix
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Washington state health officials have warned hundreds of trailer park residents to boil water before using it amid a water contamination issue.
Deputies involved in death of Newman Lake man ID’d
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The Spokane County Sheriff's Office has identified three deputies placed on administrative leave after a man died Saturday night while they attempted to subdue him.
The Latest: Third judge blocks policy for green card denials
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on court rulings that temporarily block a Trump administration policy that denies legal residence to many immigrants who receive government benefits (all times...
Fewer than 1,000 people still waiting for power after storm
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Employees of the Spokane region's largest utility have restored power to about 30,000 homes since Tuesday night's surprise snow storm that snapped power lines.
Cold weather a worry for Washington apple growers
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The cold weather that struck eastern Washington this week is causing worries for growers of Washington apples.
The cold front is expected to last through the weekend,...
Fall snowstorm blasts Rockies, heading toward Midwest
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A fall snowstorm is snarling traffic and causing power outages in the Rocky Mountains as it slowly moves across the northern U.S. toward the Great Plains.
Search for livestock-killing cougar begins in north Idaho
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Federal and state wildlife officials have started a search in northern Idaho for a cougar that killed multiple livestock.
Lawsuit: Montana program abused, exploited troubled youth
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A civil lawsuit against a Montana program for troubled youth says participants were exploited for labor, abused and neglected before the state removed 27 children from its...
Gonzaga post player Killian Tillie has knee surgery
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Gonzaga post player Killian Tillie has undergone knee surgery, and it is unclear when he can return to the lineup.
Warehouse fire destroys hundreds of Lime bikes and scooters
SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. (AP) — Officials in the city of Spokane Valley says hundreds of Lime bikes and scooters were burned in a fire at a warehouse.
Authorities: Man dies after being restrained by deputies
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a man died while Spokane County Sheriff's deputies attempted to subdue him at a home near the Idaho border.
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Inslee seeks to reduce number of wolves killed in Washington
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is seeking ways to reduce the number of wolves killed by the state.
Inslee sent a letter Tuesday to the Department of Fish and Wildlife...
State kills a member of Grouse Flats wolf pack
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The state of Washington has killed a member of the Grouse Flats wolf pack, which has repeatedly preyed on cattle in the southeastern corner of the state.
Spokane employee leading homeless shelter efforts resigns
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — As the city of Spokane scrambles to open a new shelter and temporary warming center before winter, the man in charge of its efforts has resigned.
Cold temperatures last winter cut this year’s apricot crop
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A late cold snap last winter has cut the production of Washington apricots in half.
The Washington State Fruit Commission says the state normally produces 5,000 tons of...
Man arrested in Spokane gas station fire standoff
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Police say a man accused of pointing a gun at a trooper, leading police on a chase to a Spokane gas station and setting things on fire inside was arrested by a SWAT team...
Washington governor looking for changes in wolf management
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee wants to change the way the state deals with problem wolves in Ferry County in an effort to reduce the number of gray wolves that are being...
Proposed silicon smelter in Newport clears hurdle
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The more than three-year effort to bring a silicon smelter to Northeast Washington has cleared a hurdle after the Pend Oreille County hearing examiner denied an opposition...
Spokane County Sheriff Knezovich won’t seek re-election
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich has announced he will not seek re-election when his term ends in 2022.
The Spokesman-Review reports that Knezovich, 56, said...
State authorizes killing of some wolves in Grouse Flats pack
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The state of Washington has authorized the killing of some wolves in the Grouse Flats pack in an effort to stop the pack from preying on cattle.
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Signature companies sue initiative sponsors over payments
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Owners of signature companies that helped the One Washington Equality Campaign initiative get to the legislature are suing the effort's sponsors, claiming they have not been...
Trial for shootings at Freeman High moved to October 2020
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The murder trial for a youth charged with killing one classmate and wounding three others at a high school in Washington state has been pushed back to Oct. 5,...
Dozens of people attend virtual meeting on future of wolves
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Dozens of people listened to a virtual meeting involving the future of wolf management in Washington state.
The Spokesman-Review says the 90-minute meeting on Tuesday...
Officials: Statewide outbreak in vaping-related illness
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington State Department of Health officials say two more Washington residents have received medical treatment for severe lung disease linked to vaping in what officials...
Spying claims spur calls for Washington lawmaker ouster
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Washington state's liberal reputation is well-known, but voters in a conservative legislative district have re-elected Republican lawyer Matt Shea to the Legislature six...
Woman sentenced to 3 years in prison for charity theft
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a former bookkeeper for Greater Spokane County Meals on Wheels to three years in federal prison.
US wants $100,000-plus from immigrant who sued over forgery
SEATTLE (AP) — A Mexican immigrant who was nearly deported after a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement lawyer forged a document in his case brought about change by suing over the...
Amazon fulfillment center in Spokane to open in mid-2020
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — An Amazon fulfillment center under construction near the Spokane airport is expected to open by the middle of next year.
UW-Gonzaga expanding medical school partnership in Spokane
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The University of Washington and Gonzaga University are expanding their health sciences partnership in Spokane.
The schools announced Monday they will move several...
Youth in Freeman school shooting will have public defender
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The youth charged with killing one classmate and wounding three others during a school shooting in Washington state in 2017 will lose his private defense attorney.
Hiker dies during solo day hike in Cascade Mountains
KITTITAS COUNTY, Wash. (AP) — Officials say a 19-year-old man fell to his death during a solo day hike in the Cascade Mountains.
Kittitas County sheriff's officials said Tuesday that Sean...
Firefighter seriously injured battling Washington blaze
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — An Okanogan County firefighter has been airlifted to Seattle for medical treatment after suffering extensive burns while fighting a wildfire south of Okanogan.
Developer releases controversial Spokane homeless video
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Spokane isn't dying, but it needs curing.
That's the argument made in "Curing Spokane," a 17-minute video released Thursday and produced by Spokane developer Larry...
Assault charge dismissed against former Super Bowl MVP
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A misdemeanor assault charge against former Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien has been dropped.
A judge in Washington state on Friday dismissed the fourth-degree assault...
Jury convicts man in killing of Montana senator’s nephew
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A jury has convicted a man of first-degree murder in the death of a nephew of Montana Sen. Jon Tester.
John A. Radavich, 25, was convicted Wednesday in Robert Tester's...
Fearing violence, state of Washington cancels wolf meetings
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The state of Washington has canceled a series of wolf-related meetings, saying it fears they might be accompanied by violence.
Woman charged with abducting car salesman during test drive
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A woman has been arrested in Washington state in the abduction of a car salesman during a test drive, a television station reported.