KHQ Spokane Local News Headlines

  • BreakingDeath of Spokane County Jail inmate being investigated
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Detectives are investigating the in-custody death of an inmate at the Spokane County Jail. Deputies were called to the jail Tuesday afternoon regarding an inmate who was found deceased in a cell while inmates were being relea…
    - 3 hours ago, 18 Jul 18, 3:47am -
  • BreakingPost Falls man dies in Spokane Valley crash
    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - A Post Falls man died in a collision involving a motorcycle and semi truck Tuesday afternoon in Spokane Valley. Around 3:53 p.m., a Peterbilt semi-truck was heading westbound on Trent turning north into a private parking lot f…
    - 3 hours ago, 18 Jul 18, 3:28am -
  • BreakingEvacuations remain in place as Upriver/Beacon Hill Fire grows to 120 acres; 2 homes lost
    Fire crews are battling a large brush fire near Upriver Drive. The fire near Felts Field forced Level 3 evacuations for people South of Valley Springs, East of Minnehaha and north of Upriver. KHQ has learned one home has been lost, while another is i…
    - 6 hours ago, 18 Jul 18, 12:21am -
  • BreakingPrimary voters in Ferry County will not have to pay postage
    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - It turns out that voters in Washington state's Ferry County will not have to buy their own stamps to mail in their primary ballots this year. Ferry County Auditor Dianna Galvan said Tuesday that she had overcome budget concerns…
    - 8 hours ago, 17 Jul 18, 11:00pm -
  • BreakingPolice investigating Downtown Spokane hit-and-run incident
    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A female pedestrian was struck by a truck in a hit-and-run incident Tuesday afternoon in downtown Spokane. Around noon Tuesday, the pedestrian was crossing at S Monroe St at W Sprague Ave. when she was hit by a truck turning fro…
    - 8 hours ago, 17 Jul 18, 10:44pm -
  • BreakingSpokane Police investigating hit and run crash downtown
    SPOKANE, Wash.- Spokane Police officers, and other first responders were called to a hit and run crash at Sprague and Monroe in downtown Spokane.  
    - 11 hours ago, 17 Jul 18, 7:34pm -
  • Tips for staying hydrated on hot days
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - It’s hot. And while water may feel refreshing hitting your skin, drinking it in will help cool you off. “If you can find like a big flask or a gallon jug or something that's going to hold you accountable to drink water thro…
    - 1 day ago, 17 Jul 18, 2:02am -
  • Spokane Valley massage parlor under investigation for sex trafficking
    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - The Washington State Patrol is investigating a Spokane Valley massage parlor for sex trafficking and prostitution. According to court documents, several men contacted authorities about the parlor, Space Oil Massage, and told t…
    - 1 day ago, 17 Jul 18, 1:38am -
  • Meals on Wheels needs fan donations for seniors
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Meals on Wheels Spokane normally gives out fans with their food to elderly families who desperately need it, but they have not been able to give out fans due to lack of donations. Mollie Dalpae, the executive director for Meals On Wh…
    - 1 day ago, 17 Jul 18, 1:34am -
  • Spokane Valley firefighters rescue man clinging to rock in Spokane River
    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Spokane Valley firefighters responded to a report of a man yelling for help in the Spokane River near the Barker Road bridge Monday afternoon. The caller said the man said he was too tired to swim and was holding onto a rock.…
    - 1 day ago, 17 Jul 18, 1:30am -
  • Lincoln County deputies detain four suspects in Rattlesnake fire investigation
    LINCOLN COUNTY, Wash. - The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office says suspects have been detained for starting a large wildfire on the Colville Indian Reservation, in the Hellgate Nature Preserve on Thursday. At last report, the Rattlesnake fire was 2,773…
    - 1 day ago, 17 Jul 18, 12:41am -
  • No abnormalities found in cougar that killed 1, injured 1
    SEATTLE (AP) - Officials say an examination of the cougar believed to have killed one mountain biker and injured another near North Bend found no abnormalities that might have contributed to the animal's unusual behavior.    The Washington Departme…
    - 1 day ago, 16 Jul 18, 11:37pm -
  • Body of missing man found in Kootenai River
    BOUNDARY COUNTY, Idaho - The Boundary County Sheriff's Office reported Monday that the body of 60-year-old Adrian Wages was found and recovered from the Kootenai River. Wages went missing when he was swept downstream on Sunday while fishing with a fr…
    - 1 day ago, 16 Jul 18, 11:18pm -
  • Man who was hitting woman dies after witnesses intervene
    YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - Police say a man who was assaulting a woman in Yakima is dead after he was struck with a baton or baseball bat as witnesses intervened.    Authorities say the fight happened late Sunday night outside the Connections Transitiona…
    - 1 day ago, 16 Jul 18, 10:58pm -
  • Clearwater deputies investigating crash after road gave way
    CLEARWATER COUNTY, Idaho - A Clearwater County Sheriff's deputy responded to a report of a vehicle crash early Saturday morning on the Old Peck Grade.  Deputies report that 34-year-old Casey White, of Kuna, Idaho, was driving a 2011 Chevrolet pickup…
    - 1 day ago, 16 Jul 18, 10:14pm -

Spokesman News Headlines

Spokane Journal of Business News

  • Worthy Hotels acquires Hotel RL Spokane at the Park
    Worthy Hotels Inc., the Spokane-based parent company of four prominent downtown hotels, has bought the Hotel RL Spokane at the Park, near downtown Spokane.The hotel, located on 7 acres of land on the north bank of the Spokane River, at 303 W. Nor…
    - 18 hours ago, 17 Jul 18, 1:00pm -
  • An epic undertaking at MultiCare
    Spokane-area health care providers, administrators, and patients alike should begin to see benefits immediately as a result of MultiCare Health System’s recent conversion to the Epic electronic health records system here, say representatives o…
    - 13 days ago, 5 Jul 18, 1:00pm -
  • On The JoB: Share.Farm and Cheney’s downtown revitalization
    - 13 days ago, 5 Jul 18, 1:00pm -
  • New BBQ food truck rolls out
    Spokane barbecue enthusiast Al Batson is preparing to roll out a new truck, (m)EAT BBQ, which will serve barbecued beef, pork, chicken, and other offerings. Batson says he’s currently a member of the Greater Spokane Food Truck Association, s…
    - 13 days ago, 5 Jul 18, 1:00pm -
  • Vets on the Farm expands beyond Spokane County
    Since the Spokane Conservation District founded the Vets on the Farm program in Spokane County in 2015, the program has expanded into six other counties in Washington and worked with roughly 200 veterans in some capacity. The program also recently…
    - 13 days ago, 5 Jul 18, 1:00pm -
  • Zaycon Foods, former CEO battle in court
    Spokane Valley-based national meat delivery company Zaycon Foods LLC, which announced late last month it had suspended operations, has been embroiled in a legal dispute with a former CEO and one-time major investor for more than 1 1/2 years.Zaycon…
    - 13 days ago, 5 Jul 18, 1:00pm -
  • Changes in Cheney: A downtown revitalization effort
    A group of businesspeople in Cheney are sowing early seeds of a plan to re-energize the farm-and-college town’s downtown. It’s an effort that some involved say could have a blossoming effect for the entire city of 11,900 people thatâ…
    - 13 days ago, 5 Jul 18, 1:00pm -
  • Orlison Brewing closes taproom, retains brand
    Orlison Brewing Co. has closed its taproom, Orlison Brewing Co. Tavern, at 1017 W. First.According to a posting on the company’s Facebook page, Orlison Brewing has entered into an exclusive contract to use its production facility to manufact…
    - 13 days ago, 5 Jul 18, 1:00pm -
  • H-Source’s revenues rise as hospital margins fall
    Amid rising health care costs and continually decreasing hospital profit margins, Spokane health care technology company H-Source Holdings Ltd. is positioned to grow rapidly, the company’s co-founders say. Through its H-Source Inc. subsidiar…
    - 13 days ago, 5 Jul 18, 1:00pm -
  • Farm to Phone at Share.Farm
    Two entrepreneurs from Whitworth University are launching a free app that they claim could change the way farmer’s market vendors and customers interact. Vince Peak, CEO of Share.Farm Inc., teamed up with Eric Kobe, the company’s chie…
    - 13 days ago, 5 Jul 18, 1:00pm -
  • WSDOT, STA adapt transportation projects for Project Rose
    Plans for a presumed Amazon.com Inc. distribution center on the West Plains, currently known as Project Rose Fulfillment Center, are impacting scheduled transportation projects in the works by both the Washington state Department of Transportation an…
    - 13 days ago, 5 Jul 18, 1:00pm -
  • Guest Commentary: Addressing homelessness will require cooperation
    A few weeks ago, Seattle’s City Council did an about face, revoking the onerous corporate head tax it unanimously enacted less than one month earlier.The Council had approved an annual $275 per full-time employee assessment to fund homeless…
    - 13 days ago, 5 Jul 18, 1:00pm -
  • Post Falls storage facility expands
    Construction is underway on an expansion at Seltice Mini Storage Inc., where the number of units will jump to about 380 from 227, says complex owner Troy Mullenix.The total project cost will be close to $1 million, he says. Located at 2425 W. Sel…
    - 13 days ago, 5 Jul 18, 1:00pm -
  • Fannie’s Ice Pops: When cold treats become a hot product
    Long before she envisioned selling ice pops from a cart attached to a bicycle, Mandolyn Hume was freezing her children’s leftover smoothies to make refreshing summertime treats.“We lived by Manito Park, so the ice cream truck would com…
    - 13 days ago, 5 Jul 18, 1:00pm -
  • Airport Ramada revamps courtyard
    The Ramada by Wyndham at Spokane Airport, 8909 W. Airport Drive, plans to add new outdoor features to its courtyard space. The hotel’s general manager, Denise Vickerman, says the 30,800-square-foot space formerly housed an outdoor pool, whic…
    - 13 days ago, 5 Jul 18, 1:00pm -