KHQ Spokane Local News Headlines

  • BreakingFormer Pasco Police officer Richard Aguirre found not guilty of rape and sexual assault
    PASCO, Wash. - A jury has found former Pasco Police officer Richard Aguirre not guilty in his second trial. The verdict came in Thursday evening. His retrial began Monday, and the jury made up of ten women and four men listened to arguments from both…
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  • BreakingRecognize this ring? Spokane Police ask for public’s help identifying victim
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Does the turquoise ring in the picture look familiar to you? Spokane Police are asking for your help in identifying a woman who jumped into the Spokane River Monday, March 20th.  She was wearing the ring on her right ring finger. …
    - 45 mins ago, 24 Mar 17, 3:34am -
  • BreakingDangers of driving on closed roads
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Police say it’s been an ongoing issue since the flooding began and road closures were put in place – people seem to move the roadblocks or drive around them. KHQ went to Upriver Drive right by the Green Street bridge, and found f…
    - 60 mins ago, 24 Mar 17, 3:19am -
  • BreakingTop-seeded Gonzaga survives for 61-58 win over West Virginia
    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Jordan Mathews hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with under a minute to play and top-seeded Gonzaga survived a rough shooting night for both teams to beat No. 4 seed West Virginia 61-58 Thursday night to advance to the West Regional…
    - 2 hours ago, 24 Mar 17, 2:20am -
  • BreakingCoeur d'Alene olympian strikes gold
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Nathan Smalley has skied for most of life, and anyone you talk to, he’s always had an enthusiasm for life. He has an intellectual disability and competes in the Special Olympics. Well, this is his first time at the World Game…
    - 2 hours ago, 24 Mar 17, 1:55am -
  • BreakingHackers put Idaho job-seekers at risk
    NORTH IDAHO - The Idaho Department of Labor says hackers have compromised more than a third of its 530,000 customers details. Those details include your name, date of birth, and your social security number. The website, labor. Idaho. gov, is used to…
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Mar 17, 1:19am -
  • BreakingProperty crime crackdown leads to two significant arrests in Spokane County
    SPOKANE, Wash. - When Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich told KHQ’s Dan Kleckner that he would arrest every property crime offender he could get his hands on, he wasn’t messing around. Since adding additional resources to help crackdown on pr…
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Mar 17, 12:50am -
  • BreakingConvicted felons lead police to stolen firearms, ammunition
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Nine time convicted felon Joseph W. Thomas, and four time convicted felon Yasmine R. Garrett were recently arrested by Spokane Police after the investigation of a vehicle prowling led to a downtown area motel filled with stolen firea…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Mar 17, 11:18pm -
  • BreakingNew squadron of tankers welcomed at Fairchild Air Force Base
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Fairchild Air Force Base is adding to its collection of tankers. The base welcomed nine air refueling tankers and their personnel from McConnell Air Force Base in Kansas Thursday. Fairchild Air Force Base posted to their Facebook pa…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Mar 17, 10:43pm -
  • BreakingWATCH: Little girl steals Pope's cap
    VATICAN CITY - A little girl will have quite the story to tell for the rest of her life after she swipe's Pope Francis' skull cap on Wednesday. The Pontiff was kissing and blessing children after the weekly general audience when a man approached the…
    - 9 hours ago, 23 Mar 17, 7:02pm -
  • Breaking170,000 job seekers compromised by Department of Labor hack
    BOISE, Idaho - The Idaho Department of Labor says about 170,000 of the state's 530,000 job-seeker accounts have been compromised by a hacking incident. The Idaho Statesman reports that the agency said Wednesday that the accounts were compromised on M…
    - 10 hours ago, 23 Mar 17, 6:38pm -
  • PHOTOS: National Puppy Day!
    SPOKANE, Wash. - March 23 is National Puppy Day and we'll take any excuse to post adorable pictures of dogs and puppies!  So here are a few hundred photos of pups and dogs sent in by our viewers to look through.  Having a bad day? Look at puppies!…
    - 12 hours ago, 23 Mar 17, 3:53pm -
  • Authorities apprehend kayaking burglar suspect
    SEATTLE (AP) - Police say a man suspected of burglarizing boathouses by kayak was caught after hiding in the Duwamish River in Seattle.      Seattle police say someone called to report the suspect inside a boathouse on the 100 block of Southwest K…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Mar 17, 3:13am -
  • Fear the beard: The Gonzaga Bulldogs' secret weapon?
    SAN JOSE, Calif.  - The Gonzaga basketball program has a long, storied history of hair, from Ronny Turiaf's fro, to Adam Morrison's mustache -- and now Przemek Karnowski's beard. Not only does it have its own Twitter account now, it's also graced th…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Mar 17, 3:07am -
  • Kootenai County declares flood emergency
    The Kootenai County Board of Commissioners has declared a flood disaster emergency in the county because high levels of spring runoff has caused widespread flooding. The declaration acknowledges that flooding has caused damage to property and that mo…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Mar 17, 2:41am -

Spokesman News Headlines

Spokane Journal of Business News

  • Heeding durable power of attorney law changes
    Do you have a plan in place if you become incapacitated and can no longer manage your financial or medical affairs? A durable power of attorney, which is a document that designates an agent to act on your behalf, is one way to allow your family to as…
    - 8 days ago, 16 Mar 17, 1:00pm -
  • Coffee roaster converting old auto shop on Hamilton Street
    Arctos Coffee & Roasting Co., a Spokane small-batch, wholesale roaster, is converting a former auto-service shop north of the University District for its roasting and retail operations.Arctos, which is owned by Jason Everman, will occupy 1,400 squa…
    - 8 days ago, 16 Mar 17, 1:00pm -
  • Wage hike weighs on Spokane-area employers
    Todd Mielke, the CEO of Greater Spokane Incorporated, says a survey of its members shows a majority of respondents believe Washington state’s mandatory minimum wage increase implemented at the beginning of the year is affecting their businesses neg…
    - 8 days ago, 16 Mar 17, 1:00pm -
  • Spokane Gives effort expands in scope, influence
    The Spokane Gives campaign has expanded in scope during its first three years. Entering its fourth year, its initiator, Spokane Mayor David Condon, sees potential for more growth in participation from the business sector. “We’re starting to g…
    - 8 days ago, 16 Mar 17, 1:00pm -
  • Maker of software for pathologists lands $2.6 million
    Earlier this month, Dan Roark, CEO of Spokane-based Gestalt Diagnostics LLC, helped close on $2.6 million in financing from Inland Imaging Investments Inc., Inland Imaging PS, and angel investment funding from Kick-Start III and the Spokane Angel All…
    - 8 days ago, 16 Mar 17, 1:00pm -
  • ‘Podium’ project to rise at Kendall Yards
    Greenstone Corp., the Liberty Lake based real estate development company, is about to embark on a $50 million phase of construction in Kendall Yards that will include the largest project the company has taken on so far, says Jim Frank, Greenstone CEO…
    - 8 days ago, 16 Mar 17, 1:00pm -
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  • ModShopGirl LLC: Organized by design
    Four years ago, Lisa Repp decided she’d create a decorative wall unit for holding grab-and-go essentials in her Spokane home. Mainly, the wall unit held keys at a visible point near an entry because she and her husband always seemed to be searching…
    - 8 days ago, 16 Mar 17, 1:00pm -
  • Spokane Club CEO takes position with Stay Alfred
    Spokane Club CEO Stacie Harper will leave the private social-and-athletic club at month’s end to take an executive position with Stay Alfred, the quickly growing Spokane-based vacation rental company. Harper says she’s scheduled to start her ne…
    - 8 days ago, 16 Mar 17, 1:00pm -
  • Financial discipline serves Union Gospel Mission
    In Spokane, the homeless population is served by several charities, including Union Gospel Mission, started in 1951. How does a 66-year-old charity survive? The answer lies in multiple revenue streams, a tightly managed foundation, a strong marketi…
    - 8 days ago, 16 Mar 17, 1:00pm -
  • Ridpath project is jelling, developer Ron Wells says
    Spokane developer Ron Wells says financing is coming together for acquiring and converting the long-shuttered Ridpath Hotel complex into downtown housing.With final loan approval appearing close at hand, work on the $22 million project could start…
    - 8 days ago, 16 Mar 17, 1:00pm -
  • Second new hotel planned near Spokane International Airport
    For the second time in a few weeks, plans have emerged for a new airport hotel on the West Plains.In the latest hotel plan, the Sleep Inn/Mainstay hotel chain plans to erect a $6.3 million, 87-room hotel east of the airport, near the Geiger-Interst…
    - 8 days ago, 16 Mar 17, 1:00pm -
  • Design work starts for Trent Avenue bridge replacement
    The Washington state Department of Transportation is designing a replacement for the East Trent Avenue Bridge, which crosses the Spokane River just east of Hamilton Street in East Spokane. Al Gilson, Spokane-based spokesman for WDSOT, says the $20…
    - 8 days ago, 16 Mar 17, 1:00pm -
  • Luncheon raises $120K for Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital
    The 12th annual Kids at Heart lunch, held Feb. 28, raised more than $120,000, after expenses, to expand psychiatric services at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital. The lunch, organized by the Providence Health Care Foundation, was held at the Spoka…
    - 8 days ago, 16 Mar 17, 1:00pm -
  • Spokane CPA firm merges into Eide Bailly
    Langenhorst & Self-Merritt, CPAs, PS, has merged its operations into the Spokane office of Fargo, N.D.-based Eide Bailly LLP, a regional certified public accounting and business advisory firm.Founding partner Hubert Langenhorst says following the m…
    - 8 days ago, 16 Mar 17, 1:00pm -