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  1. Briefs: 1st Security Bank seeking photos of cute dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    Bank asks for cute dog photos 1st Security Bank is holding its "Most Awesome Dog Contest" for the second year in a row. Send in a clear, color, web-ready impage of your pooch to Port of Everett official appointed to board Washington State Department of Transportation Secretary Lynn Peterson has appointed John Klekotka, the chief of engineering and planning at the Port of Everett, to represent public ports on the Transportation Improvement Board.


  2. Spokane area man pleads guilty in girlfriend's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | HeraldNet

    A man who strangled his girlfriend and then attempted to dissolve her body in acid will spend 14 years in prison if a judge accepts a plea deal. 28-year-old Jason Hart pleaded guilty Monday to second-degree murder in the strangulation of Regan Jolley in June 2013.


  3. Spokane sewage could be tested for marijuana levelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | HeraldNet

    American Civil Liberties Union lawyer Alison Holcomb proposed the idea at a Tuesday meeting of the Spokane City Council's marijuana policy subcommittee, The Spokesman-Review reported . Testing sewage for the psychoactive element from marijuana provides a more accurate level of trends than self-reporting on surveys, Holcomb said, citing research at the University of Washington and the University of Puget Sound.


  4. WSU and UW held talks about Spokane medical schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | HeraldNet

    Officials from the University of Washington and Washington State University held meetings earlier this year to discuss a possible deal on 'co-branding' a medical school in Spokane . The Spokesman-Review newspaper reported Wednesday that a third meeting to seal an agreement was stymied when WSU officials hesitated.


  5. WSU, UW wage PR war over medical schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | HeraldNet

    The more Washington State University officials talk of the need for a medical school east of the Cascades, the more University of Washington leaders say it's a bad idea. On Monday, three days after WSU regents approved the undertaking, Orin Smith, a UW regent, stepped into the fray.


  6. Spokane police turn off cameras in homes if askedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | HeraldNet

    Spokane's police chief says officers testing out the use of body cameras will stop recording in private residences if asked by the occupant. The decision by Chief Frank Straub is part of an 'evolving process' of dealing with the issues raised by the program, The Spokesman-Review reported.


  7. Regents approve pursuit of medical school in SpokaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | HeraldNet

    Washington State University's board of regents on Friday unanimously approved the administration's controversial effort to start a new medical school in Spokane, citing the 'dire need' for more doctors in the state. 'The easy path for us to take would be to support the status quo,' Regent Scott Carson said.


  8. Mudslides, Flash Floods Shut Roads In North-Central WashingtonRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 | HeraldNet

    A highway in central Washington remained closed on Friday after heavy rains unleashed mudslides that washed down hillsides left barren by wildfires.


  9. Man wins effort to have evidence used against himRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2014 | HeraldNet

    A North Dakota man who's been questioned in an alleged murder-for-hire scheme in Spokane, Washington, succeeded Wednesday in a rare move that should allow evidence to be used against him in a separate illegal weapons case.


  10. Thunderstorms damage homes in Spokane areaRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2014 | HeraldNet

    Severe thunderstorms that moved through the Spokane area knocked out power to more than 60,000 customers and damaged dozens of homes.


  11. Weather could aid wildfire fight, but 'lightning watch' in effectRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2014 | HeraldNet

    Firefighters and local authorities are heartened by weather forecasts that call for cooler temperatures and higher humidity as they battle a destructive wildfire that has charred hundreds of square miles in Washington and is the largest in state history.


  12. Helpful weather coming to Washington wildfiresRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2014 | HeraldNet

    Cooler temperatures and lighter winds are forecast to descend on a wildfire-stricken Washington state, helping firefighters battle flames that have been growing unfettered for a week and have covered hundreds of square miles.


  13. 7 groups file proposals for Washington chartersRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2014 | HeraldNet

    Seven groups have submitted proposals to open charter schools in Washington, in the second round of a new process to bring these independent public schools to the state.


  14. Groups seek ban of oil in older railroad tank carsRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2014 | HeraldNet

    Two environmental groups are asking the U.S. Department of Transportation to immediately ban shipments of volatile crude oil in older railroad tank cars, citing recent explosive oil train wrecks and the department's own findings that those accidents pose an "imminent hazard."


  15. In Our View/Avoiding a higher-ed cold war: WSU med school: No case yetRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2014 | HeraldNet

    For years, a higher-ed Cold War pitted the University of Washington against Washington State University.


  16. STD cases increasing in Spokane area, northern IdahoRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2014 | HeraldNet

    Spokane health officials announced Thursday that identified cases of gonorrhea grew more than 50 percent over the past three months.


  17. Hundreds battling central Washington wildfireRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2014 | HeraldNet

    Several hundred firefighters are working to contain a fire that has burned grass and brush across 28 square miles in central Washington.


  18. Washington residents rail against oil shipmentsRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2014 | HeraldNet

    During a public hearing concerning the safety of the transportation of bulk crude oil by railroad, State Rep. Marcus Riccelli, D-Spokane, listens to public testimony from Katie Evans on Tuesday, in the Council Chambers of Spokane City Hall.


  19. Spokane's vibrant core: A grand hotel, Expo site mark milestones this summerRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2014 | HeraldNet

    Spokane's Davenport Hotel, stalwart of luxury in the Inland Northwest, celebrates its 100th anniversary this year.


  20. A soldier's story is told - by things unsaidRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2014 | HeraldNet

    In his 91 years, those qualities have served him well. For his three children, these admirable traits can be a bit challenging.


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