Greenacres, WA

Do You Know Who Washington’s Homeless Are? Guess Again

Our recent article on Spokane's "Camp Hope," Washington's largest homeless community, prompted many responses from readers. Most of which were along the lines of "people are homeless by choice." Or they're homeless because of drug addiction. Or they're "too lazy to get a job." These are common reactions that you've no doubt heard before. But are they true?
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Washington gas prices are rising again: Here’s why

SPOKANE, Wash. — Washington is in the AAA top 10 this week for most expensive gas and largest weekly increase. Spokane County’s average gas price this week is $4.58 a gallon, and statewide that number is $4.92. It’s about a quarter difference in comparison to last week, and for most people, it’s adding up. “I’ve just watched it get higher...

Fences to go up around Camp Hope this week

SPOKANE, Wash. — Changes are on the horizon for people living in and near Camp Hope. The Department of Transportation-owned land has become a source of frustration and disagreement among the city, state and county. On Monday, we’re told that fencing will soon go up around the perimeter, and along with that, enforcements on when those campers can come and go.

Crash cleared from eastbound I-90

SPOKANE, Wash. — A multi-vehicle crash is now clear from eastbound I-90 in downtown Spokane. The crash occurred on eastbound I-90 near Division Street. All I-90 lanes and the Division Street exit are back open. There’s been another multi-vehicle crash on eastbound US 2 at Geiger Blvd. The left...

#4ThePeople; Here’s who’s running to be Spokane County’s next sheriff

SPOKANE, Wash. — For the first time in 16 years, Spokane County will have a new sheriff. There are two candidates vying for your vote. John Nowels is the current undersheriff. Wade Nelson is a retired detective with the Sheriff’s Office. Both worked closely with current Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich over the years, but only Nowels received his endorsement. Both are...
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Eight fire trucks respond to structure fire in downtown Spokane

SPOKANE, Wash. – Maple street is back open after a structure fire in an apartment complex. The fire is now out, the cause is still under investigation. Last updated: Sept. 27 at 6:50 a.m. Emergency crews are responding to a structure fire near that closed off Maple Street starting...
Spokane, Washington

Council Commits to Pursue Funding For Law Enforcement Training Center

City Council Commits To Pursue State Funding for Regional Law Enforcement Training Center in Spokane. Lisa Gardner, City Council Communications Director, 509.625.6226. During the Monday Legislative Session, City Council voted unanimously on Resolution 2022-0089 that commits the City of Spokane to work with the Washington State Legislature to pursue funding for a Regional Law Enforcement Training Center.

Best Things to Do in Spokane, Washington

Home to beautiful bucolic scenery, the majestic Mount Rainer, and the birthplace of Starbucks, Washington State is well worth a visit on your next vacation. Be sure to make a stop in the eastern city of Spokane, the cultural capital of the Inland Pacific. With its rich history, thriving arts & culture, and natural beauty, you’ll find plenty of things to do in Spokane, WA.
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Spokane ushers in autumn this weekend with Fall Fest 2022!

SPOKANE, Wash. - Autumn is officially upon us, and the City of Spokane is celebrating this weekend with the WSECU Fall Fest 2022! The event will run Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 1-2 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Riverfront Park, with plenty to explore and enjoy. With a petting...
Spokane, Washington

SPD Needs Help Locating a Missing Person

Mr. Brown was located and will be ok, thank you for your assistance. SPD needs your help looking for a missing vulnerable adult. Spokane Police officers are looking for Thomas E. Brown (a 70 year old male) who walked away from his residence in the 3600 block of East 29th Ave. at about 10:00 PM tonight, Sunday September 25th.

Man dies in house fire in Hayden

HAYDEN, ID. — One man died after his house caught on fire in Hayden. The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office says Central Dispatch got a report Saturday of a structure fire off West James Crowe Drive and North Chateaux Drive near West Bordeaux Avenue. Fire and medical personnel arrived...