Gov. Jay Inslee gave final approval to the Spokane Tribe's casino plans.
• Ten years after its original proposal, Gov. Jay Inslee approved Spokane Tribe's
$400 million casino and retail
development. Some are not happy about it.
• A local woman has been running a needle exchange
for the past 25 years. Lynn Everson looks on how she got here, where she's going
• Bed bugs
are back and stronger than ever. Now some are resistant
to the power pesticide that once killed them.
• Elk Fest
is this weekend in Browne's Addition. Here is everything
you need to know.
IN OTHER NEWS
• How much are the citizens of Spokane Valley
willing to pay for a police force with its own identity
? That's one of the major questions populating the Valley city council's discussion
about its contract with the Sheriff's Office, which will expire in December 2017. (Spokesman-Review
• Washington's school superintendent
says it might be time to close public schools in the state
until the legislature can figure out a way to provide funding, as required by the 2012 state Supreme Court decision.
• Four new synthetic elements
discovered in December 2015 will join 116 others on the periodic table after receiving their new names and atomic numbers
• Former Spokane Police Director Tim Schwering
trades desk job for rookie cop
A group of kids in New York dance
in front of an unenthusiastic audience on the subway
to make money. Some are homeless
. "I'm begging without words. I'm begging with a smile," one says. They call themselves "We Live This