The Slice: Few things are better than an imaginative motherThe Spokesman-ReviewLast week, The Slice asked for recollections of how geography helped shape readers' Halloween experiences. I was mostly thinking in terms of weather. But Bill Turner, a retired professor at WSU, shared a memory that struck me as a snapshot of a largely ...
SPOKANE, Wash. - One Spokane family has a message for the community: “Check your yards.” That’s because on Saturday morning, they discovered something pretty disturbing in their backyard. This happened near Chief Garry Park.
SPOKANE, Wash - Spokane firefighters had to work quickly to contain a Hillyard garage fire late Saturday night and keep it from spreading. The fire, reported at about 7:15 p.m., was producing heavy fire and smoke from a detached garage and shop area when crews arrived at 3714 E. Princeton. The size of the fire and the amount of stuff inside the garage forced crews to use defensive tactics to extinguish the blaze. It was brought under control in about an hour.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The fate of Bowe Bergdahl rests in a judge's hands now that the Army sergeant has pleaded guilty to endangering his comrades by leaving his post in Afghanistan in 2009. Sentencing for Bergdahl starts Monday at Fort Bragg and is expected to feature dramatic testimony about soldiers and a Navy SEAL badly hurt while they searched for the missing Bergdahl.
MOSES LAKE, Wash. - Grant County Sheriff's Office deputies report one man was shot and injured Saturday night in the Larson Housing Area in Moses Lake. Deputies received numerous reports of shots fired around 10:40 p.m. and responded to find a man with gunshot wounds on the sidewalk in the 1500 block of Arnold Drive. The man was taken to the hospital for treatment but is not cooperating with investigators.
Cheney, Wash. Today friends, family, and co-workers took time to remember 33-year-old Rachael Parker. Reverend Happy Watkins officiated the memorial service at Cheney Middle School and said Rachael had a heart of gold "She was a gifted kindhearted, caring person." Rachael was at the Route 91 Concert. A three-day country music event in Las Vegas. Rachael attended the concert with four other off-duty employees of the Manhattan Beach Police Department until shots rang out from
SOAP LAKE, Wash. - The City of Soap Lake is advising all water customers to boil their drinking water. The boil water advisory will remain in effect until further notice. This precautionary measure is due to a broken water main in the city.
POST FALLS, Idaho - On October 19th, 2017 at approximately 10:22 AM, two Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office Deputies observed two people trying to cross the road on W. Seltice Way near N. Corbin Rd outside a crosswalk. The two people were almost struck by three separate vehicles.
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Just before noon a crash occurred on I-90 at milepost 30, on the east side of 4th of July Pass, east of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. A semi-truck pulling a trailer full of apples driven by Wayne W. Weber, 60, of Roundup, Montana, was traveling eastbound too fast to safely negotiate a curve. The tractor and trailer overturned onto the center median barrier, coming to rest on the driver's side.
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) - Police have arrested a south-central Idaho woman following the death of her 20-month-old child. Authorities arrested 22-year-old Amanda Dunlap of Twin Falls in Boise on Friday and booked her into the Ada County Jail.
SPOKANE (AP) - Federal officials say they've found human remains on the Yakima Indian Reservation in south-central Washington state. The FBI tells The Spokesman-Review in a story on Friday that the remains were found in September, but they have yet to be identified. The discovery follows Donovan Culps' jailhouse confession on Tuesday to KHQ that he killed a Cheney marijuana store employee as well as second man last summer in the Medicine Valley on the reservation.
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Idaho State Police say a 68-year-old man has died after leaving the roadway on Highway 95 south of Coeur d'Alene early Saturday morning. Investigators say the crash happened just before 1:30 a.m. A blue 2005 Chevrolet Silverado truck driven by Frank M. Reeves of Otis Orchards was headed north on Highway 95 when he left the roadway for an unknown reason.
QUINCY, Wash. - A 61-year-old Ephrata man was killed in a two-vehicle collision Friday afternoon east of Quincy. Kelly D. Norris was driving a 2009 Honda Accord around 3 p.m.when his vehicle collided with a 1998 Chevrolet Malibu driven by 32-year-old Genaro Vazquez Visoso of Royal City.
SPOKANE, Wash. - It's been a tough week for Keegan Jones. Last Friday his Mazda Protege was stolen. Leaving him depending on friends to help get to work. Not only was his car stolen, but something else he relies on for his livelihood.
KENT, Wash. - Authorities say two people were injured after they tried to rob undercover officers in Kent. Kent Police Chief Ken Thomas told news outlets that just before 5 p.m. Friday, undercover officers from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and Kent officers met with suspects believed to be involved in the sale of illegal guns..
BENEWAH COUNTY, Idaho - It’s hard to see and even imagine going and rescuing dogs from a home. Co-founder of Animals First, Wendi Preston, says the group rescued 10 dogs from a home in Benewah County. She says they also found one dead dog on the property as well.
Spokane, Wash. When Jeremy Hansen started to see photos of the aftermath from hurricane Maria, he knew he had to help those in Puerto Rico "It's a pretty crazy situation, and they need all the help they can get right now." Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico as a category four storm September 20th KILLING 48 PEOPLE and plunging the island into a humanitarian crisis... a month later and thousands of residents there are still
GREAT FALLS, Mont. - The Sip and Dip Lounge in Great Falls, Montana, is known for its mermaids (and mermen) who swim in a big glass pool behind the bar. And on Thursday, two of the bar's merpeople tied the knot.
NINE MILE FALLS, Wash.- One leaning tree in Nine Mile Falls is so dangerous, that someone posted a sign on the tree, warning neighbors about it. It's located off of Charles Road by the Riverside Recreational Park. Neighbors have took to Facebook writing quote, "It's big and leaning more and more with every wind storm." The sign really doesn't spell out how dangerous the tree really is based on its size and dense wood.
SPOKANE, Wash. - The man accused of holding his girlfriend against her will, assaulting and shooting her had his bond set at $150,000 Friday. Daniel Johnson, 48, appeared in front of a district court judge Friday afternoon. Johnson is facing first-degree kidnapping and first-degree assault charges. He will appear in front of a superior court judge on Monday.
SPOKANE, Wash. - Do you think it’s difficult to give one dog a bath? Then imagine what it’s like to put more than 50 into the tub for a good scrubbing. The foam will be flying on Sunday, starting when the shelter opens at 11 a.m. Staff and volunteers will be giving every dog at the Spokane Humane Society a thorough bath.