KHQ Spokane Local News Headlines

  • BreakingYoung child found cold, wet, soiled and locked out of Spokane apartment; Mother charged
    SPOKANE, Wash. - A 28-year-old Spokane mother was booked on a charge of criminal mistreatment after witnesses say they found her passed out inside her home while her young child was locked outside in the rain.
    - 56 mins ago, 21 Feb 17, 10:30pm -
  • BreakingUPDATE: Missing/Endangered Spokane woman found safe
    SPOKANE, Wash. - UPDATE: Spokane Police say LuAnn Jensen has been found safe. Thanks to everyone who helped spread the word. 
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Feb 17, 8:31pm -
  • BreakingConn. Police: Look out for escaped cattle selling dairy products door to door
    SUFFIELD, Conn. - Farm to table, indeed.  Police in Connecticut had a little fun while responding to a call on Sunday.  "Early this morning, officers responded to a complaint of 2 suspicious males going door to door trying to sell dairy products,"…
    - 6 hours ago, 21 Feb 17, 5:02pm -
  • Cathy McMorris Rodgers holds telephone town hall in Spokane
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Washington State Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers is trying to answer questions from her constituents who have been voicing concerns all day on Monday. She returned to Spokane on Monday and made her first stop at World Relief. Sh…
    - 18 hours ago, 21 Feb 17, 5:41am -
  • Neighbors worried as water threatens Spokane County road
    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - It's now day five of a State of Emergency in Spokane County. The rain is causing so much damage, it's splitting roads in half, becoming a problem for some neighbors. "It's real bad. I've never seen anything like this before,"…
    - 19 hours ago, 21 Feb 17, 4:11am -
  • Some Spokane residents concerned about congresswoman's accessibility
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Many in Spokane have been asking the newsroom “Where is Cathy McMorris Rodgers?” During this congressional recess, she made her way back to the Inland Northwest. Over the weekend, she was in Walla Walla and Monday, she came to Sp…
    - 20 hours ago, 21 Feb 17, 3:12am -
  • Spokane refugees react to President Trump's revised immigration order
    SPOKANE, Wash. - President Donald Trump's revised executive order on immigration is expected to be released on Tuesday. It still puts a halt on people traveling from the same seven Muslim-majority countries as the last one, but the biggest changes…
    - 21 hours ago, 21 Feb 17, 2:08am -
  • Training teaching new Spokane deputies how to talk to strangers
    SPOKANE, Wash. - With a lot of recent attention on officer involved shootings and in some cases the shooting of police, it's easy to forget the majority of what law enforcement does is talk to people. In an age where social media dominates the way we…
    - 22 hours ago, 21 Feb 17, 1:45am -
  • Can you make it from Spokane's South Hill to downtown without hitting a pothole?
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane potholes have reached a whole new level this year. There is even a Facebook group dedicated to them. We decided to test and see if we can make it from South Hill to downtown without hitting a single one. First up is High Driv…
    - 23 hours ago, 21 Feb 17, 12:17am -
  • Potholes prompt Spokane tire business boom
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Jeremy Dierks owns Perfection Tire and Auto Repair and it’s safe to say business is good. “Mother Nature has helped us out a lot,” he says. But Dierks says that isn’t necessarily a good thing. “This winter has been exceptio…
    - 24 hours ago, 20 Feb 17, 11:26pm -
  • Tribes lay remains of Kennewick Man to rest
    KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) - The ancient bones of the Kennewick Man have been returned to the ground.      The Tri-City Herald reports that early Saturday, more than 200 members of five Columbia Plateau tribes and bands gathered at an undisclosed loca…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Feb 17, 10:25pm -
  • Washington teacher on leave over offensive Facebook post
    An elementary school teacher in southern Washington state has been placed on administrative leave after a Facebook post encouraging the deportation of people she referred to as "illegal aliens." The Yakima Herald-Republic reports the Prosser School…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Feb 17, 10:04pm -
  • K9 Laslo takes down convicted felon in possession of a gun and meth
    SPOKANE, Wash. - A convicted felon in possession of a handgun and meth was arrested after a pursuit early Monday morning in Spokane Valley.  Corporal Jeff Thurman spotted a stolen Jeep traveling west on I-90 near Havana just after 4:00 a.m. Corporal…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Feb 17, 7:28pm -
  • Woman thankful to be alive after crash near Colfax
    COLFAX, Wash. - It’s been a wet last few days in the Inland Northwest and it’s caused quite a few problems. One woman hit some black ice on Monday, and wrecked her car, along SR 26 a few miles out of Colfax. “It was like I catapulted right into…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Feb 17, 2:37am -
  • Evacuated Springdale family returns home after flooding
    SPRINGDALE, Wash. - It seems like round two of the rain is about to hit, but some families are still dealing with the effects of round one. Families in Springdale were trapped in their own homes Friday after snowmelt and rain flooded the roads. But o…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Feb 17, 1:51am -

Spokesman News Headlines

Spokane Journal of Business News

  • Kodiak is feeling secure as it starts its third decade
    Nancy Connors still periodically laughs at herself when she thinks about the fact that not only does she own a security business, but she’s been running it for just a little more than 20 years now.Connors says she’s quiet and shy by nature and…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Feb 17, 2:00pm -
  • Spokane-area construction activity nears record
    Building permit values last year for unincorporated Spokane County and the cities of Spokane and Spokane Valley—at a total of $1.02 billion—were up 38 percent over the 2015 total and nearly reached the 2013 record of $1.03 billion.Six of the 10…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Feb 17, 2:00pm -
  • Small cybersecurity company here looks to expand
    Heather Stratford-Geibel is a rarity in her profession.She is CEO of IT Training Solutions, a Spokane-based company that specializes in cybersecurity, but also provides instruction and consulting in other facets of information technology. Research…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Feb 17, 2:00pm -
  • Tackling workforce education in Spokane
    Greater Spokane Incorporated has taken on a big challenge with its new community initiative called Greater Minds that aims to provide working adults with support to return to school.The program’s goal is to increase the percentage of adult worker…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Feb 17, 2:00pm -
  • The Journal’s View: Mayor right seek more input on Monroe Street project
    Spokane Mayor David Condon recently instructed city staff members to do some additional vetting of a planned multimillion-dollar project on North Monroe Street that’s intended to improve safety, enhance the streetscape, and reconfigure traffic ther…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Feb 17, 2:00pm -
  • Startup SafeGuard Equipment energizes investors
    Three recent University of Idaho graduates, each hailing from families of electrical workers, have generated substantial attention from Spokane-area startup investors as a company they’ve founded, SafeGuard Equipment Inc., develops a wristband that…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Feb 17, 2:00pm -
  • Strategic Integrators: Integrating growth
    Now at the start of its 11th year of operations, Spokane-based information technology company Strategic Integrators Inc. continues to grow, evolving to meet the needs of its clients.The company, which started as Strategic Hardware LLC, changed its…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Feb 17, 2:00pm -
  • Kalispel tribe buys more land near Northern Quest Casino
    The Kalispel Tribal Economic Authority, an entity of the Kalispel Tribe of Indians, is expanding its land holdings for potential future development near the Northern Quest Resort & Casino, in Airway Heights, bringing its total contiguous holdings the…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Feb 17, 2:00pm -
  • Liberty Lake consultant generates backup plans
    As New Jersey businesses struggled to recover from Superstorm Sandy in late 2012, Mark Jacobus says he felt motivated to launch a company to help businesses and organizations secure programs and systems to ensure they can rely on backup power when th…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Feb 17, 2:00pm -
  • Renew Float Spa: Staying afloat in Kendall Yards
    Just entering a room with a tank filled with 100 gallons of warm water and 850 pounds of swirling Epsom salt can be therapeutic on these recent cold days.The room’s lighting is low, and there’s a soft, soothing hiss created by the mist emanatin…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Feb 17, 2:00pm -
  • North Star fully occupied; addition mostly reserved
    North Star Retirement & Assisted Living Community, in Coeur d’Alene, has been full for the last year, and a planned new addition is almost completely reserved, says Becky Georgius, a family adviser and marketing specialist at North Star.The growi…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Feb 17, 2:00pm -
  • Elder Law Group: Aging workforce, added clients
    Lynn St. Louis, founding partner of Elder Law Group PLLC, says her Spokane-based law firm is poised to pick up additional clients in the coming years, as the need for estate planning and elder law services continues to increase. “Elder law is def…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Feb 17, 2:00pm -
  • Small Business Watch
    TJ and Sarah Wallin, of Spokane, have bought the former Jones Radiator building at 120 E. Sprague and plan to open a new bar there, called Community Pint. TJ Wallin says the couple purchased the 1,450-square-foot building in early January from Sp…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Feb 17, 2:00pm -
  • Advice from financial advisers on living on a post-work budget
    Spokane-based financial adviser Paul Viren says one of the strategies he employs with clients approaching retirement is to have them do a “mock retirement” starting six months to a year before their planned retirement date.“Living every month…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Feb 17, 2:00pm -
  • $10 million La Quinta Hotel slated near airport
    Plans are in the works for the construction of a $10 million La Quinta Hotel that’s to be built at 4523 S. Dowdy Road, just south of Spokane International Airport and visible from Interstate 90. Surinder Khela, managing broker with Kent, Wash.-ba…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Feb 17, 2:00pm -