KHQ Spokane Local News Headlines

  • UPDATE: Missing Spokane Valley boy found safe
    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Spokane Valley Sheriff's Deputies say that the missing 11-year-old in Spokane Valley has been found safe.
    - 14 hours ago, 20 Oct 17, 5:54am -
  • Montana hunting group has beef with Arby's venison and elk sandwiches
    BILLINGS, Mont. - A Montana hunting group has beef with a popular fast food restaurant chain. The Montana Wildlife Federation is asking Arby's to reconsider its rollout of limited edition venison and elk sandwiches, which is set to begin Saturday. T…
    - 16 hours ago, 20 Oct 17, 4:08am -
  • Spokane is becoming a boomtown
    Spokane, Wash. The cost of doing business in Spokane is 18 percent below the national average, and over the past 20 years, more than 45 Seattle based companies have relocated to Spokane. Spokane is on the up with more amenities coming every day, and…
    - 18 hours ago, 20 Oct 17, 1:55am -
  • School APProval: giving parents tools to keep up with kids social media use
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - After a series of threats at Lake City High School in Coeur d'Alene, the school district is giving parents the tools necessary to keep up with their kids social media use.  With many instructional YouTube videos on popular app…
    - 18 hours ago, 20 Oct 17, 1:50am -
  • Controversy over mannequin's outfit
    Spokane, Wash. Meet Pearl she sits outside of devil's brew coffee on north division, and her scandalous outfit has this passerby, passing up the business as being too offensive "In my opinion, I find it inappropriate." Said Sean Arquette. The reason?…
    - 18 hours ago, 20 Oct 17, 1:45am -
  • N. Idaho roommates arrested for burglary spree
    SANDPOINT, Idaho - Three men are behind bars for a Sandpoint burglary spree. Sandpoint Police say in this case, unfortunately great minds think alike. Police say roommates David Anthony Dorland Jr., Christian Moes, and Dylan Utt went out for a nigiht…
    - 19 hours ago, 20 Oct 17, 1:24am -
  • Wedding theft turns into prostitution sting
    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash.- What started as an investigation into two wedding thieves, turned into the discovery of a prostitution operation. You might remember back in August, a couple that crashed a wedding at the Mirabeau Park Hotel. A box filled with…
    - 19 hours ago, 20 Oct 17, 1:16am -
  • Local photographer humbled by act of kindness from unlikely person
    SPOKANE, Wash. - It was just after 9 a.m. Wednesday, right before Blake Crossley was getting ready to start another day at work. The photographer was walking toward his small studio on the corner of West Second Avenue and Bernard Street when he notic…
    - 19 hours ago, 20 Oct 17, 12:54am -
  • Over half million wind-up musical toys recalled due to choking hazard
    More than half a million wind-up musical toys under multiple brand names are being recalled due to a choking hazard, following half a dozen reports of a wind-up handle detaching from a toy. The recall issued by Kids Preferred involves a wind-up toy u…
    - 20 hours ago, 19 Oct 17, 11:32pm -
  • Selkirk tenant sparks house fire after using diesel to start fireplace
    Selkirk Fire would like to remind residents not to use an accelerate to ignite their in-home fireplaces, after a tenant caught their home on fire while using diesel to start their fireplace. Fire crews responded to the structure fire Thursday afterno…
    - 21 hours ago, 19 Oct 17, 11:11pm -
  • Keeping it local: King, Snohomish counties bid for Amazon HQ
    SEATTLE, Wash. (AP) - Washington state's King and Snohomish counties are urging Amazon to keep its second headquarters local. In a joint bid for the company's "HQ2" submitted Thursday, the counties touted "a world-class workforce," ''unbeatable lifes…
    - 21 hours ago, 19 Oct 17, 10:44pm -
  • Bear Necessities: Help students make major impact for WSU grizzly bear research center
    PULLMAN, Wash. - You've heard about the Washington State Cougars, but what about their grizzly bears? WSU's Bear Research, Education, and Conservation Center is the only grizzly bear research center of its kind in the United States. Because few zoos…
    - 22 hours ago, 19 Oct 17, 10:15pm -
  • Attention shoppers: Marshalls is opening a new store in Moscow
    MOSCOW, Idaho - Calling all shoppers: off-price retailer Marshalls is opening a new store in the Palouse Mall this month.  It's set to open its doors October 26, featuring a grand opening event beginning at 8 a.m. and going until 10 p.m. Regular sto…
    - 22 hours ago, 19 Oct 17, 9:57pm -
  • Discrimination lawsuit filed against University of Idaho
    MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) - A woman who graduated from the University of Idaho's law school in Moscow has filed a sexual discrimination lawsuit contending the school failed to take adequate measures after she was sexually assaulted by another student. The l…
    - 22 hours ago, 19 Oct 17, 9:41pm -
  • PHOTOS: Bomb-sniffing CIA dog fired for not sniffing bombs
    WASHINGTON - You know they old saying, "If you love what you do, you'll never work a day in your life."  Some aren't fortunate enough (or brave enough) to live by that motto, but a pup in training to sniff out explosives in the CIA obviously wasn't…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Oct 17, 5:51pm -

Spokesman News Headlines

Spokane Journal of Business News

  • STCU names Eckhardt as its new president, CEO
    STCU, the Liberty Lake-based credit union, announced this afternoon that it has selected veteran bank executive Ezra Eckhardt to become its new president and CEO. He will start in that position Jan. 1.Eckhardt will replace Tom Johnson, who announ…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Oct 17, 1:00pm -
  • Providence makes app for expecting, new mothers
    Spokane-based Providence Health Care has unveiled a smartphone application to assist expectant and new mothers both during and following their pregnancies.Kim Jorgensen, the director of women’s and children’s services at Sacred Heart…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Oct 17, 1:00pm -
  • Spokane brews craft community, with more on tap
    In the past five years, the beer-brewing community here has transformed from a near novelty to a Spokane staple, some local brewers say.Matthew Hanson, co-owner of Whistle Punk Brewing LLC, of Spokane, says he’s noticed mid-sized breweries d…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Oct 17, 1:00pm -
  • Small Business Watch
    Lilac Family Eye Care PLLC plans to open Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 23505 E. Appleway, in Liberty Lake, says Dr. Michelle Darnell, an optometrist.The clinic will provide routine examinations and disease management for medical conditions that affect the…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Oct 17, 1:00pm -
  • Valley printing company moves into larger space
    Pacific Northwest Print & Fulfillment Inc., of Spokane Valley, has moved into 15,300 square feet of leased space in the Bielec Industrial Park, at 18001 E. Euclid, to accommodate substantial business growth, says Chris Ballard, the company’s p…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Oct 17, 1:00pm -
  • A new approach to Riverfront Park
    As some long-envisioned improvements to downtown Spokane’s Riverfront Park start to become reality, the city’s Parks and Recreations Department is grappling with a looming challenge: How does it create a financial sustainability plan fo…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Oct 17, 1:00pm -
  • Median household income increase in Spokane County outpaces U.S., state
    Household income in Spokane County has increased at a faster pace than statewide and national incomes, data compiled by the Community Indicators of Spokane Initiative show.Countywide annual median household income rose 9.3 percent last year, accord…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Oct 17, 1:00pm -
  • Guest Commentary: An inventive approach to mine cleanup
    There is a new machine being tested in Montana which could decontaminate toxic mine tailings while recovering valuable precious minerals for everyday use. Gold, silver, and other metals are essential for our cellphones, computers, and electronic d…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Oct 17, 1:00pm -
  • HiTest Sand buys land to build silicon plant south of Newport
    Canada-based HiTest Sand Inc. has bought 186 acres of land south of Newport, Wash., and started the application process for necessary permits to build a $325 million silicon smelter there, says Gregg Dohrn, who’s working as the HiTest project…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Oct 17, 1:00pm -
  • Engineering a Zag expansion
    Gonzaga University plans to build a new multistory building for both its College of Arts and Sciences and its School of Engineering and Applied Science, says Joe Poss, vice president for university advancement.Currently dubbed The Center for Integr…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Oct 17, 1:00pm -
  • West Star Industries eyes $5.6 million facility in Hayden
    West Star Industries, a Hayden-based maker of commercial stainless steel food-service products and equipment, plans to build a $5.6 million manufacturing plant in Hayden, a building permit application on file with the North Idaho city shows.Michell…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Oct 17, 1:00pm -
  • Construction training school expands on West Plains
    Due to strong enrollment growth in its apprenticeship training programs, the Construction Industry Training Council is renovating and expanding its Eastern Washington training center for the second time in as many years. The Bellevue, Wash.-based v…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Oct 17, 1:00pm -
  • Avista starts construction of $22 million facility in Spokane Valley
    Avista Corp. plans to break ground this week on a new $22 million building that will replace its 61-year-old natural gas facility in Spokane Valley.To be located at 2406 N. Dollar Road, the 88,000-square-foot Dollar Road Service Center will be four…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Oct 17, 1:00pm -
  • Snacktivist Foods: Health food’s sweet spot
    Joni Kindwall-Moore and her children have issues with certain foods.Eggs give her hives, and wheat makes her joints ache. Her son experiences bouts of digestive troubles and eczema from some foods, and her daughter was born intolerant of dairy prod…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Oct 17, 1:00pm -
  • The Journal’s View: Proposition 2 puts city on wrong track
    Spokane voters soon will be confronted with a ballot measure that if approved, would direct the city to restrict oil and coal shipments by rail through the city of Spokane, putting the city in the center of a costly legal battle that it can’t…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Oct 17, 1:00pm -