Regional News

The latest stories from Spokane Public Radio and the Northwest News Network.

Ways to Connect

Spokane Author Writes about MLK/RFK Relationship

Apr 2, 2018
Claire Rudolf Murphy/Chicago Review Press

Throughout her professional career, Claire Rudolf Murphy has written stories for children and young adults. The latest is “Martin and Bobby: A Journey Toward Justice.”

One of the key elements of your emergency kit should be enough drinking water to be self-sufficient for days or weeks after a big earthquake. That task become much trickier when public water systems are wrecked and you are responsible for hordes of people in a community shelter.

 

An attorney representing those opposed to a proposed Newport silica smelter says he has good reason to believe the company made a mistake when it purchased property to construct the plant.

SpokaneWilly

 

A local environmental group says it now has more assurance that a plan to clean up Hangman Creek in Spokane will be successful.

Steve Jackson has more:

The Spokane Riverkeeper has settled a federal lawsuit challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s approval of the Department of Ecology’s plan to clean up pollution in Hangman Creek. 

Nearly half of the members of the Colville Reservation in northeastern Washington state have ties to a tribe that Canada says no longer exists. In 1956, the last member of the Sinixt in Canada passed away.

Pages