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Woman missing since Thursday rescued near Blewett Pass

Nov. 24, 2021 15:20 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A Spokane Valley woman who was missing since Thursday was found injured in her vehicle near Blewett Pass Monday night, sheriff's officials said. KREM-TV reports according to the Kittitas County Sheriff’s Office a Silver Alert was in effect for...

Wolf killed in Washington state for preying on cattle

Nov. 22, 2021 14:03 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Monday that an adult male wolf was killed in Columbia County, drawing criticism from wildlife advocates who contend endangered wolves should not be slain for preying on livestock. The wolf...

Chet Holmgren is the center of attention for No. 1 Gonzaga

Nov. 22, 2021 02:48 AM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Every summer they converge on Seattle at some point, a mix of the occasional pros, some college players with connections to the area and even some high school standouts. The destination is the summer pro-am run by former NBA star Jamal Crawford....

Jump, Belibi score 14 each, No. 7 Stanford beats Gonzaga

Nov. 21, 2021 19:16 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Seventh-ranked Stanford kept going to the free throw line in the closing minutes of its 66-62 win over Gonzaga on Sunday, and the Cardinal kept missing. It wasn't until Lexie Hull sank a pair of free throws with 2.7 seconds left that the game felt...

Six decades later, Spokane police solve 9-year-old's slaying

Nov. 20, 2021 16:45 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Police in eastern Washington say they have solved the slaying of a 9-year-old girl, 62 years after the crime occurred. The Spokane Police Department used advanced DNA analysis, forensic genealogy and traditional detective work to name John Reigh...

Timme scores 25 as No. 1 Gonzaga tops Bellarmine 92-50

Nov. 19, 2021 23:57 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Top-ranked Gonzaga was a scoring machine in its 92-59 win over Bellarmine on Friday night, but coach Mark Few was most impressed by his team's defense. Gonzaga held Bellarmine to 40% shooting, including just 3 of 25 from 3-point range, and forced...

Redistricting: Court orders WA panel chair to detail work

Nov. 18, 2021 20:56 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The state Supreme Court late Thursday ordered the chair of Washington's Redistricting Commission to detail what actions the panel took earlier this week when it missed a deadline to approve new political maps. Because the commission failed to meet...

WA redistricting panel urges high court to look at its maps

Nov. 17, 2021 11:36 AM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The head of Washington state's bipartisan redistricting commission that failed to meet its deadline for redrawing political maps urged state Supreme Court justices to still consider their work now that the high court will have to complete the process. ...

Washington state panel fails to draw new political maps

Nov. 16, 2021 18:00 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Washington state's bipartisan redistricting commission failed to meet its deadline for redrawing political maps, meaning the task will now be taken up by the state Supreme Court. This is the first time the panel has failed to finish its work since...

Trial in Freeman school shooting case scheduled for Jan. 18

Nov. 16, 2021 12:33 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A Spokane County judge has barred Caleb Sharpe from offering a diminished capacity defense for his trial stemming from the Freeman High School shootings in 2017. The decision by Judge Michael Price last Wednesday comes just weeks before Sharpe’s...