KHQ Spokane Local News Headlines

  • BreakingBicyclist dies when struck by vehicle on Spokane County road
    SPOKANE, Wash. - A man whose bicycle was struck as he rode on a Spokane County roadway has died.      The Spokane County Sheriff's Office says the adult male died in a hospital on Tuesday morning, a day after his bike was struck by a vehicle.   …
    - 24 mins ago, 23 May 17, 10:05pm -
  • BreakingHundreds honor sheriff's deputy killed in line of duty
    BELGRADE, Mont. (AP0 - A Montana sheriff's deputy who was killed in the line of duty last week was remembered as family man, a man of faith and a dedicated public servant who could be tough when he needed to be but still played dolls with his daughte…
    - 28 mins ago, 23 May 17, 10:01pm -
  • BreakingSpokane plans to appeal fine for accident at power plant
    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - The city of Spokane plans to appeal a $60,000 fine for alleged training and safety failures that led to two employees being burned at its Waste-to-Energy Plant last fall.      Last month, the Washington Department of Labor &…
    - 32 mins ago, 23 May 17, 9:57pm -
  • Breaking5-acre brush fire near Leavenworth triggers evacuation notices
    LEAVENWORTH, Wash. - A 5-acre brush fire burning north of Levenworth has triggered evacuation notices in Chelan County Tuesday afternoon. Chelan County Emergency Management  and Chumstick Wildfire Coalition reports reports there are level three eva…
    - 56 mins ago, 23 May 17, 9:33pm -
  • Orofino police, deputies investigating fatal shooting
    OROFINO, Idaho - Orofino Police and Clearwater County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a fatal shooting that happened Monday evening. Police say emergency crews responded to a call of shots fired at 12732 Laqa Avenue in Orofino at 7:23 p.m. Upon…
    - 17 hours ago, 23 May 17, 5:36am -
  • Spokane Police say missing 10-year-old boy found safe
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Update: Spokane Police say 10-year-old Jeremy Clough has been found and is safe as of 11:18 p.m. Monday night. 
    - 17 hours ago, 23 May 17, 5:22am -
  • Steam Plant renovations give new Spokane event center a boost
    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Steam Plant will be closed for the next few months, and one local business in downtown Spokane learned that one one door closes, a window opens. "Can you imagine," says Kim Culberson,co-owner of the McGinnity Room.
    - 17 hours ago, 23 May 17, 5:15am -
  • Hit-and-run collision caught on dashcam video
    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - A nice family drive turns into a dangerous encounter after a driver rams into their car and takes off. Now the father of two young children wants that driver to take responsibility for his actions. The incident happened on Fri…
    - 20 hours ago, 23 May 17, 2:53am -
  • Pest control workers busy ahead of wasp season
    SPOKANE, Wash. - It’s that time of year again. When you step outside, and hear the buzz of wasps that could start trying to make their home on your home. Ray Vanderlouw is an industry expert with Pointe Pest Control. He says he’s been busy, espec…
    - 20 hours ago, 23 May 17, 2:30am -
  • Airway Heights water crisis: Woman outside danger zone takes precaution
    AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. - People who live east of Hayford Road in Airway Heights were told by the city that their water was not contaminated by chemicals from Fairchild Air Force Base, but that’s not stopping one woman from taking a proactive approac…
    - 20 hours ago, 23 May 17, 2:24am -
  • Spokane man tries to break up fight that ended in drug arrest
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Police arrested a Spokane man during a fight and found that he had $7,000 in cash and a bag full of drugs. Eric Evenson made his first court appearance and the judge set his bond at $125,000. The fight broke out Sunday shortly after…
    - 20 hours ago, 23 May 17, 2:13am -
  • How to protect yourself during tick season
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Now is the time when you're going to be outdoors more, which makes us more susceptible to ticks, and you're not going to just find them in the woods. Shocking video of a young Oregon girl struggling to stand has gone viral. Eve…
    - 21 hours ago, 23 May 17, 1:56am -
  • City of Airway Heights nearly finished flushing contaminated water
    AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. - The City of Airway Heights has flushed more than 8 million gallons of contaminated water from their system as of Monday afternoon. Incident Commander and Fire Chief, Mitch Metzger, says there is a small amount of water remaini…
    - 21 hours ago, 23 May 17, 1:41am -
  • Second suspect in Bo Kirk murder case pleads not guilty
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - The second man accused of carjacking and murdering a Post Falls father on his way home from work to take his family out for ice cream appeared in court Monday. Justin Booth faces a laundry list of felony charges related to Bo K…
    - 21 hours ago, 23 May 17, 1:29am -
  • Fairchild AFB to hold public meeting on contamination
    FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. - Fairchild Air Force Base says they will be hosting a Water Contamination Public meeting on Tuesday, May 23, at 6 p.m. in the Medical Lake High School gymnasium. Experts will be on hand from Fairchild, the Air Force C…
    - 24 hours ago, 22 May 17, 10:55pm -

Spokesman News Headlines

Spokane Journal of Business News

  • Seattle investor buys Lydig Construction’s Valley campus
    Two real estate holding companies affiliated with prominent Spokane Valley-based general contractor Lydig Construction Inc. have sold the Lydig campus to a Seattle real estate investment company.As part of the transaction, Lydig has entered into a…
    - 12 days ago, 11 May 17, 1:00pm -
  • Silverwood Theme Park tracks record
    Silverwood Theme Park is gearing up for an anticipated record attendance this season, which will mark the theme park’s 30th year in operation, says Mark Robitaille, spokesman for the park. The optimistic outlook is based in part on strong ea…
    - 12 days ago, 11 May 17, 1:00pm -
  • Passion for biodiesel fuels small-business owner
    Spokane Valley business owner and resident Jackie Etter says she’s like most people she knows who have a thirst for biodiesel fuel.“There’s not anybody I know that’s involved with biodiesel that doesn’t have anothe…
    - 12 days ago, 11 May 17, 1:00pm -
  • Innovation Collective brings Coeur d’Alene edifice to life
    After a few years convincing business, entrepreneurial, and community leaders of the importance of working collaboratively to shape the future of work in Coeur d’Alene and surrounding communities, the Innovation Collective is preparing to sett…
    - 12 days ago, 11 May 17, 1:00pm -
  • EWU, St. Luke’s partner to start outpatient physical, occupational therapy clinic
    Eastern Washington University is partnering with St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute in a new physical and occupational therapy clinic in the University District that will provide more opportunities for student training as well as additional p…
    - 12 days ago, 11 May 17, 1:00pm -
  • Guardian Life moves out of its North Side campus
    Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America, based in New York, says it has relocated all of the employees formerly housed in its 99,800-square-foot facility at 777 E. Magnesium on Spokane’s North Side, and has listed that sprawling 32-acre campus…
    - 12 days ago, 11 May 17, 1:00pm -
  • The Journal’s View: Home-lot shortage weighs on housing market
    One of the great pluses of living in the Inland Northwest, along with the abundant nature and the myriad recreational opportunities we enjoy, is the comparatively low cost of living.That benefit seemingly could be weakened, though, unless developer…
    - 12 days ago, 11 May 17, 1:00pm -
  • Assessor staffing shortage to delay appraisal notices
    The Spokane County Assessor’s Office is running behind schedule in 2017 property tax assessments for the 2018 tax year.Due to a shortage of appraisers, the Assessor’s Office won’t complete 2017 valuations in time to send notice…
    - 12 days ago, 11 May 17, 1:00pm -
  • SCC takes it up a degree with first four-year program
    Demand for respiratory therapists is growing alongside that discipline’s increased educational requirements, soon to be packaged into Spokane Community College’s first four-year degree program.Starting next fall, SCC will offer its ne…
    - 12 days ago, 11 May 17, 1:00pm -
  • City grants amnesty for unregistered businesses
    The city of Spokane has launched a business registration amnesty program through which unregistered businesses that are located in the city or do business here can come into compliance without any penalties for delinquencies. Margaret Redd, taxes a…
    - 12 days ago, 11 May 17, 1:00pm -
  • Living Water to get greener with new facility
    Living Water Lawn & Tree Care, which specializes in environmentally friendly lawn and tree fertilizing, is erecting a new building where it will consolidate its operations with two other affiliates, says Mike Fairburn, who co-owns Living Water with h…
    - 12 days ago, 11 May 17, 1:00pm -
  • Game Set Match: Looking for an ace
    Spokane entrepreneur Marsh Sutherland and Boston-based business partner C.J. Bordeleau are in the early stages of trying to solve a common problem within the recreational tennis community by helping players arrange competitive matches.“The ch…
    - 12 days ago, 11 May 17, 1:00pm -
  • Kaiser ramps up plant investment at Trentwood
    Kaiser Aluminum Corp. officials say the company has started spending more aggressively on the $150 million investment the company has committed to at its Trentwood plant in Spokane Valley.Kaiser announced near the end of 2015 it would be investing…
    - 12 days ago, 11 May 17, 1:00pm -
  • Spokane Transit Authority plans $10.8 million complex
    Spokane Transit Authority has started planning for the construction of a $10.8 million transit vehicle storage building, parking lot, and fuel storage facility, to be located just northwest of its headquarters in west central Spokane. Brandon Rapez…
    - 12 days ago, 11 May 17, 1:00pm -
  • Guest commentary with Kris Johnson: Rural job creation a worthy effort
    A few weeks ago, 70 people gathered at the Association of Washington Business on a Saturday afternoon to talk about how to bring jobs to rural Washington.It was heartening to see so many people interested in tackling a problem that’s beginni…
    - 12 days ago, 11 May 17, 1:00pm -