KHQ Spokane Local News Headlines

  • BreakingDriver of Idaho school bus charged following injury crash
    SHOSHONE, Idaho (AP) - The 67-year-old driver of a school bus involved in a rollover crash that injured more than a dozen junior high students in April has been charged with misdemeanor reckless driving. The Times-News reports that Richard Mecham was…
    - 25 mins ago, 22 Jun 17, 9:45pm -
  • BreakingLooking to become a Deputy? Spokane Co. Sheriff's Office holding open house
    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane County Sheriff's Office is hiring and will be holding an open house next week for anyone interested in a career in law enforcement. The open house will take place on June 29, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the She…
    - 56 mins ago, 22 Jun 17, 9:14pm -
  • BreakingRestoration efforts underway on High Drive Bluff; 'Watering Brigade' volunteers wanted
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Restoration efforts are underway after a mile-long road was bulldozed reportedly without permission in the High Drive Bluff. Patrick Keegan is with Friends of the Bluff. He has been coming down to the area that was bulldozed nearly e…
    - 1 hour ago, 22 Jun 17, 9:03pm -
  • BreakingTaking the bargain route (sponsored)
    It all started with a single, attainable goal: buying a snazzy new Yeti cooler, filled with craft beer from microbreweries between the Inland Northwest and Texas. To make it happen, 32-year-old Tyler McGuffin, of Spokane Valley, applied the skills he…
    - 3 hours ago, 22 Jun 17, 6:48pm -
  • Spokane man gets thousands in camera gear stolen
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Over the weekend a Spokane man had his livelihood stolen from him when a thief made off with a camera bag filled with gear worth thousands of dollars. By trade, Christopher Gray is a web developer, photographer and videographer. On S…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Jun 17, 4:13am -
  • Spokane Father's Day fight goes viral on social media
    SPOKANE, Wash. - A dad's plan to pick up his daughter for a Father's Day outing turns into accusations of assault and an arrest. Now a Facebook post is going viral because of what the dad didn't do when confronted. 
    - 19 hours ago, 22 Jun 17, 3:02am -
  • Spokane man hopes to fight graffiti tagging with art
    SPOKANE, Wash. - One West Central Spokane man is upset after his garage was tagged with graffiti, but he's got a plan to take back his garage. The plan involves time, paint brushes and an artist to help him take away the graffiti and make something s…
    - 19 hours ago, 22 Jun 17, 2:41am -
  • Community jumps into action after rollover crash in Coeur d'Alene
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - A busy stretch of road in Coeur d’Alene came to a screeching halt yesterday. “It was just a loud impact,” Melissa Cheney said. Cheney, the owner of Lakeshore Decor, says she was with a client. “Then we saw the car actua…
    - 21 hours ago, 22 Jun 17, 1:40am -
  • Three K9s graduate from patrol school
    Wednesday was the final day of patrol school for three K9s. The Chewelah Police Department will be getting their first K9 in a long time. Officer Matt Miller’s new partner is K9 Rebel.  “It’s great that he’s my partner. I couldn’t ask for…
    - 21 hours ago, 22 Jun 17, 1:24am -
  • Hoopfest team seeks third player to keep family tradition alive
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Each year thousands of players come together for the world’s largest 3-on-3-basketball tournament, but one team is still missing their most valuable player. Joey Cawyer played at Hoopfest for a decade before passing away from brain…
    - 21 hours ago, 22 Jun 17, 12:55am -
  • Jason Obermiller found NOT GUILTY of 2nd Degree Murder in the death of 2-year-old Adalynn Hoyt
    SPOKANE, Wash. - We just received word that the jury has reached a verdict in the trial of accused child killer Jason Obermiller.  Obermiller testified earlier this week that he did not kill Adalynn Hoyt. His defense attorneys asked him questions a…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Jun 17, 10:05pm -
  • 3rd suspect in 2016 Tacoma gang initiation killing arrested
    TACOMA, Wash. - A suspect in a 2016 Tacoma gang initiation killing has been booked into jail.      The News Tribune reports 26-year-old Juan Jose Gaitan Vasquez was charged in March with one count of first-degree murder in the April 2016 death of…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Jun 17, 9:56pm -
  • Seattle student, 23, likely drowned in Lake Chelan
    CHELAN, Wash. - Authorities say a 23-year-old University of Washington student has likely drowned in Lake Chelan in north-central Washington.      The Chelan County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday identified him as Donghoon Lee of Seattle.
    - 1 day ago, 21 Jun 17, 9:41pm -
  • Police search for Utah man after 3 bodies found in Idaho
    BOISE, Idaho - Police in Idaho are searching nationwide for a man they say should be considered "armed and dangerous" in connection with the shooting deaths of three women in Idaho.      Canyon County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Marv Dashiell says 60-y…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Jun 17, 9:14pm -
  • Man who came to girlfriend's aid on I-90 killed by driver
    ISSAQUAH, Wash.- The Washington State Patrol says a man who helped his girlfriend when her car broke down on Interstate 90 was run over and killed by a suspected drunk driver.      Trooper Rick Johnson says 47-year-old Robert Thompson, of Snoqualm…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Jun 17, 9:08pm -

Spokesman News Headlines

Spokane Journal of Business News

  • BreakingGuest Commentary: AWB’s rebrand reflects its evolution
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Jun 17, 1:00pm -
  • BreakingTekoa touts rail trail
    A small group of Tekoa-based boosters of the John Wayne Pioneer Trail hope a tentative agreement they’ve reached with owners of farmland between their town and the North Idaho town of Plummer will connect a three-state network of rail trails.…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Jun 17, 1:00pm -
  • BreakingLooming fiduciary rule could create ‘black swan’ event
    When it comes to financial planning and preparing for the future, many people have the instinct to bury their heads in the sand to avoid the monetary realities of the future. According to a recent retirement study published by Financial Engines Inc…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Jun 17, 1:00pm -
  • BreakingSpokane Symphony ends season on high note
    A year into his role as Spokane Symphony executive director, Jeff vom Saal often uses the word momentum for describing recent work boosting ticket sales and drawing wider audiences to the Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox.He’s also focused o…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Jun 17, 1:00pm -
  • BreakingTeaching financial literacy should become priority
    In my life, I have often commented to myself, “I wish someone would have told me that when I was young.â€�  There are many things now, at the age of 55, that I wish I had known when I was a young man. In particular, I wish someone wo…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Jun 17, 1:00pm -
  • BreakingAccident consultant Origin Forensics seeks gains in niche field
    Now in its 14th year of business, Origin Forensics LLC, a small Liberty Lake-based consulting company that specializes in automotive accident reconstruction and biomechanical injury analysis, is looking to raise greater awareness of its unique servic…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Jun 17, 1:00pm -
  • BreakingSmall Business Watch
    A restaurant named Clark’s Fork that’s the second outlet opened by a Montana man who hopes to grow the enterprise into a retail chain has become the first retail tenant to open in the multiuse Matilda Building in the 1000 block of north…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Jun 17, 1:00pm -
  • BreakingGold Reserve receives first payment from Venezuela
    After years of litigation followed by several delays, Spokane-based Gold Reserve Inc. says it has received an initial payment of $40 million from Venezuela as the strife-ridden South American nation struggles through economic and political hardships.…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Jun 17, 1:00pm -
  • BreakingCombating elder fraud
    With cases of elder financial fraud on the rise, Edward D. Jones & Co., one of the nation’s leading suppliers of financial services for individual investors, sent 85 employee volunteers to Washington, D.C., last month to meet with legislators…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Jun 17, 1:00pm -
  • BreakingCity explores housing quality action
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Jun 17, 1:00pm -
  • BreakingFather-son financial planners embrace tech tools
    Financial planner Ted Demars founded what would become family-run Demars Financial Group LLC here in 1973, when he was still doing mostly insurance work, and the handheld electronic calculator was just coming onto the scene.Though such calculators…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Jun 17, 1:00pm -
  • BreakingRare Ayre: Bottling a sense of place
    Newly established business owner Michelle Anderson describes herself as a kind of story teller, whose company is working to tell the stories of the Pacific Northwest’s most iconic places through their scent. “This region’s lands…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Jun 17, 1:00pm -
  • Breaking200-acre industrial park eyed in Spokane Valley
    Centennial Real Estate Investments and the city of Spokane Valley are moving closer to finalizing plans for the development of a 200-acre industrial park amid efforts to woo at least two major manufacturers there as tenants. Doug Yost, Centennialâ…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Jun 17, 1:00pm -
  • BreakingImprezzio, Infosys partner to boost customer service
    Spokane-based proprietary software company Imprezzio Inc. says it’s formed a partnership with global technology consulting firm Infosys Ltd. to help both companies improve service to their customers.“Considering Infosys’ 300,000…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Jun 17, 1:00pm -
  • BreakingThe Journal’s View: Riverfront Park project must meet expectations
    Voters approved $64.3 million in bonds to renovate Riverfront Park and restore the sparkle to the city’s crown jewel. Since then, however, signs that the city is straying from what voters were told—or what they perceived—have tar…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Jun 17, 1:00pm -