KHQ Spokane Local News Headlines

  • BreakingWomen's Persistence March draws large crowd to downtown Spokane
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Thousands marched through the streets of downtown Spokane for the Women’s Persistence March and Rally. Everyone had a reason why they’re marching. It’s a part of a nationwide event this weekend, as people across the country mar…
    - 2 hours ago, 22 Jan 18, 2:10am -
  • BreakingCrews work to pull up tank that may be source of oil sheen
    ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) - The Coast Guard says contract crews are working to pull up an old 20-foot-long tank that may be the potential source of an oil sheen on the Columbia River near Astoria.    Coast Guard spokeswoman Ali Flockerzi said Sunday that…
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Jan 18, 11:40pm -
  • BreakingParks and Rec: Skater injured in Ice Ribbon accident in critical condition
    SPOKANE, Wash. - After reporting that a woman injured Friday at Riverfront Park's Ice Ribbon had passed away Saturday, the department now says that the injured woman is in critical condition.
    - 6 hours ago, 21 Jan 18, 10:44pm -
  • BreakingSnowmobiler killed in avalanche in eastern Idaho
    IDAHO FALLS, Idaho - Authorities say a snowmobiler has died after being caught in an avalanche in eastern Idaho.    The Fremont County Sheriff's Office says emergency workers received a 911 call Saturday afternoon that a snowmobiler had been caught…
    - 9 hours ago, 21 Jan 18, 7:30pm -
  • Breaking1 dead, 1 critical after paddleboat capsizes in Puget Sound
    SEATTLE (AP) - The Coast Guard says one man has died and another woman is in critical condition after their paddleboat capsized in Puget Sound just south of Seattle.    The man was taken by helicopter to Boeing airfield where local paramedics prono…
    - 9 hours ago, 21 Jan 18, 7:22pm -
  • BreakingBill would use bonds to fund more mental health facilities
    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - A group of state lawmakers want to ask voters this year to approve $500 million in bonds to pay for mental health facilities and other treatment centers.    Sen. John Braun, a Centralia Republican who sponsored the legislation…
    - 9 hours ago, 21 Jan 18, 7:09pm -
  • BreakingAmazon's automated grocery store set to open Monday
    SEATTLE - Amazon Go, the automated grocery store that promises to get rid of checkout lines, is finally set to roll out to the public in Seattle on Monday. We first told you about Amazon Go in 2016. The store's "Just Walk Out" technology promises no…
    - 10 hours ago, 21 Jan 18, 6:46pm -
  • BreakingChico's Pizza in Moses Lake damaged from oven fire
    MOSES LAKE, Wash. - An iconic Moses Lake pizza parlor was damaged in a fire Saturday night. Chico's Pizza Parlor, a Moses Lake landmark since the '70s, caught fire Saturday. The business said on Facebook Saturday that an oven fire spread to the build…
    - 10 hours ago, 21 Jan 18, 5:52pm -
  • Skater dies from injuries in Riverfront Park accident
    SPOKANE, Wash. - City of Spokane Parks and Recreation officials confirmed Saturday night that a skater injured Friday at Riverfront Park has died from their injuries. The skater fell and was hurt, but additional details about the extent of the injuri…
    - 23 hours ago, 21 Jan 18, 5:11am -
  • Scammers target Spokane Valley grandmother
    Spokane Valley, Wash. Karen Viszneki phone rings off the hook. Starting before the sun rises and even after she goes to bed. On a typical day, Karen will receive over 50 different phone calls from scammers. Karen Viszneki signed up with Career Builde…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Jan 18, 2:59am -
  • Authorities say Washington teens used dead deer as bait to hunt eagles
    KLICKITAT COUNTY, Wash. - The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Police say three teens in Klickitat County were using a dead deer to bait and shoot eagles last week.
    - 1 day ago, 21 Jan 18, 2:24am -
  • Montana men arrested in Idaho following road rage incident
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) - Authorities in northern Idaho say two Montana men have been taken into custody following a road rage incident that included shots fired.    Coeur d'Alene police tell the Coeur d'Alene Press that 20-year-old Kenneth C. Gi…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Jan 18, 9:43pm -
  • Ex-Seattle reporter gets 3 years in prison for rape scheme
    SEATTLE (AP) - A former Seattle journalist who lured women to his apartment under the ruse that he was a female porn recruiter in order to have sex with them has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison.    Multiple news outlets reported that…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Jan 18, 6:07pm -
  • Cougar family comes together to remember Tyler Hilinski, talk about mental health
    PULLMAN, Wash. - It was an incredibly emotional evening on the Washington State University campus in Pullman Friday as the Cougar family remembered one of their own, gone too soon. In the shadow of Martin Stadium, hundreds gathered in silence to re…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Jan 18, 5:27am -
  • The forgotten fallout shelter: An inside look underneath one of Spokane’s oldest buildings
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Cobwebs hang from the exposed pipes running along the ceiling of a dimly lit, dirty basement. The underground labyrinth is used as storage space at Mount Saint Michael’s Academy in Spokane. But several decades ago it served as a sa…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Jan 18, 2:44am -

Spokesman News Headlines

Spokane Journal of Business News

  • Avista to build $1.6 million hangar at Spokane International Airport
    - 4 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 2:00pm -
  • On The JoB: Activity in Coeur d’Alene
    - 4 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 2:00pm -
  • Guest Commentary by Ed Clark: Clack’s vision connects U District
    “World’s Fair ’74!â€� The exciting musical fanfare spread across the nation on radio and television, inviting the country to Expo ’74, in Spokane, Washington, the smallest city ever to host a World’s Fair. The e…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 2:00pm -
  • ‘Airbnb for weddings’ launches in Spokane
    Two recognizable names in the Spokane startup community are involved in launching Weddings By Owner LLC to offer a wider selection of wedding venues at a more affordable rate. Connor Simpson, son of well-known Spokane venture capitalist and etail…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 2:00pm -
  • New owners take over at LCD Exposition Services
    Spokane couple Stuart and Rosie Boylan have purchased longtime exhibitor services and special events rental company LCD Exposition Services.The Boylans acquired the company, located at 220 E. Augusta, last month from previous co-owners Ken Quimby a…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 2:00pm -
  • Small Spokane-area airports aim high on development
    Recent improvements and increased activity at two small Spokane-area airports—Deer Park Airport and Felts Field—have both of them planning for future development, officials say.“We’re very proud of recent acquisitions at…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 2:00pm -
  • New $2.8 million building rising in Riverstone area
    Construction is underway on a new $2.8 million, two-story commercial building at 1812 N. Lakewood Drive, in Coeur d’Alene’s Riverstone mixed-use development, says David Shrontz, principal architect with Hayden-based d’Zign group…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 2:00pm -
  • Projects ignited in Coeur d’Alene
    Tony Berns, ignite cda executive director, says one of the largest projects the urban renewal agency is focusing on this year is the creation of a third redevelopment district—the Atlas District.As currently proposed, the new district would…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 2:00pm -
  • Contract Design Associates changes hands
    Spokane-based office furniture dealership Contract Design Associates Inc. has changed hands following its founders’ retirement, says Gwendolyn Marlow, a current co-owner.After 37 years, husband-and-wife duo Bruce and Jill Butterworth retired…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 2:00pm -
  • Clementine & Agnes: Creator of Color
    Most people could probably guess that Spokane cosmetologist Robin Peltier, with her glittering skin and red-lipped smile, works with color.Peltier, 54, is the owner of Clementine & Agnes, a young company that makes and sells mineral makeup, as well…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 2:00pm -
  • Whipple Engineering moves to new office in Spokane Valley
    Originally built and occupied for an engineering firm named Opportunity Engineering in the early 20th century, the 5,200-square foot structure at 21 S. Pines, in Spokane Valley, is again inhabited by an engineering concern.Whipple Consulting Engine…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 2:00pm -
  • Two Spokane executives lead statewide business groups
    Seattle-based nonprofit organization Washington Roundtable named Spokane businesswoman Betsy Cowles as its 2018 chairwoman, meaning the boards of two prominent statewide business advocacy organizations now are headed by Spokane business leaders.Cow…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 2:00pm -
  • On The JoB: Industrial space shortages in the Inland Northwest
    - 4 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 2:00pm -
  • Lack of industrial space persists in Spokane area
    Years after an initial rush of marijuana growers filling warehouse space in the Spokane area, the warehouse market remains constricted. “Vacancy for industrial space is very tight right now,â€� says Casey Brazil, director of brokerage se…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 2:00pm -
  • Last Metropolitan Mortgage payments could come this year
    Investors who lost tens of millions of dollars when Spokane-based Metropolitan Mortgage & Securities Co. and affiliate Summit Securities Inc. shut down about 14 years ago could receive a final distribution late this year from trusts set up to recoup…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 2:00pm -