KHQ Spokane Local News Headlines

  • BreakingMother says thieves stole box full of late son's belongings
    SANDPOINT, Idaho - “He was just so happy, always happy, funny, running around always getting into things. (He) had the goofiest little smile with big buck teeth.” Katelynn Bailey is a mother who lives a busy life. As she flips through photos of h…
    - 4 hours ago, 20 Apr 18, 6:33am -
  • BreakingNeighbors worried about prowler in Spokane’s West Central District
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Neighbors in Spokane’s West Central District are worried about a prowler they say is breaking into homes, unplugging porch lights, and peaking into windows. Erica Milward lives in the area of Sherwood and Boone and says she noticed…
    - 7 hours ago, 20 Apr 18, 3:19am -
  • BreakingStudents walk out of school to demand change to gun laws
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Tomorrow students across the country and right here in the Spokane area will be walking out of school demanding change to the current gun laws. Students at Lewis and Clark High School will be walking out starting at 10 a.m. They have…
    - 8 hours ago, 20 Apr 18, 2:40am -
  • BreakingThieves target bicycle parked outside of Spokane hospital
    SPOKANE, Wash. - A man visiting his sick aunt at the hospital finds his bicycle stripped. Thieves preyed on him as he parked it just feet from an entrance at Holy Family. "It stings," Justin Santiago said. Santiago said it's been just a rough stretch…
    - 8 hours ago, 20 Apr 18, 2:14am -
  • BreakingFallen hiker rescued off steep slope below Castle Rock
    WENATCHEE, Wash. - Wednesday evening an injured female hiker was rescued off a steep slope below Castle Rock, a popular hiking area in Wenatchee.  According to the Chelan County Sheriff's Office, the RIVERCOM 911 center received the first report of…
    - 10 hours ago, 20 Apr 18, 12:23am -
  • BreakingPolice: Man shot motorist in road rage incident on I-5
    SEATTLE, Wash. (AP) - Authorities say a man was shot during a road-rage incident on Interstate 5 in Seattle. The Washington State Patrol says the shooting happened Wednesday morning just before South Michigan Street. The victim told officers that he…
    - 10 hours ago, 20 Apr 18, 12:10am -
  • BreakingEleven-time convicted felon sets ex's car on fire, accidentally turns himself in
    SPOKANE, Wash. - On April 18, 2018 around 3:45 a.m., patrol officers were sent to 3500 E. Queen Ave. to a report of a vehicle on fire.  Officers arrived within minutes but the suspect had fled the area in his truck.  Prior to fleeing, the suspect p…
    - 11 hours ago, 19 Apr 18, 11:47pm -
  • BreakingSuspect arrested on unrelated warrant after sending deputies on high-speed pursuit
    POST FALLS, Idaho - On April 19,  at approximately 11:45 AM, a Kootenai County Sheriff’s Deputy tried to pull over a driver seen speeding in the area of W. Seltice Way near N. Pleasant View Rd. in Post Falls. Deputies say the driver refused to pu…
    - 12 hours ago, 19 Apr 18, 10:46pm -
  • Man charged with rape after DNA testing wants case dismissed
    BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - A man charged with raping an 8-year-old girl after DNA evidence linked him to the 1987 case wants the charge dismissed, arguing the statute of limitations had run out.  Ronald Dwight Tipton argues a 2007 law that allows the pro…
    - 12 hours ago, 19 Apr 18, 10:25pm -
  • Billings police officers suspended for sex on city property
    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Three Billings police officers have been suspended without pay for having sex on city property.  Police Chief Rich St. John says two officers were suspended for two weeks for having sex with a civilian employee of the departme…
    - 12 hours ago, 19 Apr 18, 10:17pm -
  • Moses Lake Street Crimes unit recovers meth and guns in search warrant
    MOSES LAKE, Wash. - Wednesday morning, detectives with the Moses Lake Police Department Street Crimes Unit served a search warrant in the 1200 block of Ashley Way. Inside, detectives found a modified AK-47 rifle, a .22 caliber rifle, and over an ounc…
    - 12 hours ago, 19 Apr 18, 10:10pm -
  • Fire damages lodge at premier ski destination in Idaho
    KETCHUM, Idaho (AP) - A fire has heavily damaged a lodge at the base of one of the nation's premier ski destinations in central Idaho. Sun Valley Resort's Warm Springs Lodge in Ketchum at the base of the ski area on Bald Mountain remained an active f…
    - 13 hours ago, 19 Apr 18, 9:57pm -
  • Passing motorist rescues woman trapped by Montana flooding
    GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) - A witness is recounting the dramatic rescue of a woman who was trapped with her vehicle surrounded by rushing floodwaters in northern Montana. Blake Wombold tells the Great Falls Tribune that he stopped on U.S. Highway 2 nea…
    - 13 hours ago, 19 Apr 18, 9:49pm -
  • How to download your data from Facebook
    KHQ.COM - What does Facebook know about you? The answer is a lot.  Facebook stores every interaction you've ever had since you joined and it's not just your friends either. Logins, ads you've clicked, credit card numbers you've stored, conversation…
    - 13 hours ago, 19 Apr 18, 9:43pm -
  • Justices: Teacher wasn't required to report children's abuse
    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Teachers in Washington are supposed to tell authorities when they believe a student has suffered abuse or neglect. But Washington's Supreme Court says that requirement doesn't necessarily apply when a teacher's own child is the…
    - 13 hours ago, 19 Apr 18, 9:42pm -

Spokesman News Headlines

Spokane Journal of Business News

  • Schweitzer Engineering plans big new building in Midwest
    Pullman, Wash.-based Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories Inc. says it plans to build a 100,000-square-foot electrical power and research facility near Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind. that could generate 300 or more jobs there.The Schwei…
    - 22 hours ago, 19 Apr 18, 1:00pm -
  • Insurance rider can help fulfill bucket list
    Remember that funny movie, “The Bucket List,â€� with Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman?Great movie, right? If you haven’t seen it, well … put it on your movie “bucket list.â€�Did you know that some life insuranc…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Apr 18, 1:00pm -
  • On The JoB podcast: Most in-demand professions of the future in Spokane County
    Journal of Business reporter Samantha Peone discusses jobs that are expected to be in the most demand in Spokane in the future.
    - 8 days ago, 12 Apr 18, 1:00pm -
  • Bellwether Brewing to expand production
    Bellwether Brewing Co., a Spokane brewery specializing in old-world ales and Northwest beers, says it’s working to expand brewing capacity at its 2019 N. Monroe location next month.Thomas Croskrey and Dave Musser co-own Bellwether Brewing, w…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Apr 18, 1:00pm -
  • Coaching, employee engagement keys to success
    When studying the success of Fortune 500 companies or examining a list of the best companies to work for, there are many recurring themes. Some might describe owing their success to innovation or a complex acquisition strategy, but most also will i…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Apr 18, 1:00pm -
  • On The JoB podcast: Amazon of a project
    Journal of Business deputy editor Mike McLean talks about a massive project that’s being proposed on the West Plains.
    - 8 days ago, 12 Apr 18, 1:00pm -
  • Amazon of a project is in the works in Spokane area
    The Spokane County Planning Department is reviewing conceptual plans for a massive distribution facility to be constructed near Spokane International Airport.While the name of the company that will operate the facility is conspicuously absent from…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Apr 18, 1:00pm -
  • Gesa Credit Union set to open fourth Spokane-area office
    In response to a growing customer base in Spokane, Gesa Credit Union will open its fourth Spokane-area office next month.The Richland, Wash.-based credit union, celebrating its 65th anniversary this year, has enjoyed steady growth in the Lilac City…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Apr 18, 1:00pm -
  • The INB Performing Arts Center’s next act
    The INB Performing Arts Center debuted 44 years ago as part of the World’s Fair. It’s largely been untouched ever since.That will change, effective May 1. Operated by the Spokane Public Facilities District, the performing arts center…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Apr 18, 1:00pm -
  • Guest Commentary: Access to opiate blocker would help save lives, lower ER visits
    In February, the House and Senate announced a budget agreement that includes $6 billion over two years to address the opioid epidemic further. Reducing morbidity and mortality and its concurrent health and societal costs is a great investment for som…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Apr 18, 1:00pm -
  • Spokane Super Oval could turn corner, owner says
    After nearly four years of work and having spent $700,000 of his own money, Rick Nelson, the owner of Spokane Super Oval LLC, thinks the half-mile auto racing track in Airway Heights could finish this racing season in the black.“We’ve…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Apr 18, 1:00pm -
  • New employment laws in wake of #MeToo
    The Washington Legislature and the U.S. Congress passed new laws recently in the wake of the #Me Too movement.Gov. Jay Inslee signed three bills into law on March 21. Each of those will take effect on June 7. The federal law, concerning tax deducti…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Apr 18, 1:00pm -
  • Coeur d’Alene Resort to wrap up renovation projects
    The Coeur d’Alene Resort is expected to wrap up an extensive round of renovations by the beginning of May, says Todd Gillespie, director of sales and marketing for the resort.Gillespie declines to disclose a project cost other than to say it…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Apr 18, 1:00pm -
  • Empire Airlines, FedEx team up to train more pilots
    Hayden-based Empire Airlines Inc. is collaborating with Memphis, Tenn.-based cargo airline FedEx Express in a program aimed at recruiting pilots from universities and aviation colleges and training them for advancement to the FedEx fleet.Tim Komber…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Apr 18, 1:00pm -
  • Paws N’ Claws moves to North Division space
    Pet grooming salon Paws N’ Claws has moved to a new space at 9725 N. Division from its longtime location at 10220 N. Nevada.The business is co-owned by mother-daughter grooming team Irene and Brenda Jordan, who are also its only employees.…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Apr 18, 1:00pm -