Climate in the classroom: Gonzaga students primed to take lessons to Spokane elementary schools

<p><p>Environmental studies majors Jordan Cruz and Nina Berry are well aware that studying climate science involves complicated concepts and terminology.</p></p><p><p>Knowing that, the two are among a group of Gonzaga University students tasked with teaching, and perhaps enhancing, climate science education to children who might not yet even be able to spell “concept” or “terminology.”</p></p><p><p>Cruz and…Continue Reading

Local distributor King Beverage purchases land near Spokane International Airport for new distribution facility

<p><p>King Beverage Inc. is a step closer to building a large distribution center on the West Plains.</p></p><p><p>The Spokane Valley-based Anheuser-Busch distributor purchased a 20-acre site for $1.9 million from the Spokane Airport Board last month, Spokane County Assessor’s Office records show.</p></p><p><p>The company plans tobuild a 204,800-square-foot warehouse and a two-story, 20,000-square-foot office on the site,…Continue Reading

South Hill apartment fire displaces four people, several pets

<p><p>An apartment fire displaced four people and numerous pets Thursday afternoon on the South Hill. </p></p><p><p>Spokane firefighters quickly arrived to find smoke coming from the first-floor unit of a three-story apartment building around 1 p.m. at 5111 S. Regal St., according to a Spokane Fire Department news release.</p></p><p><p>Firefighters entered the apartment unit and prevented any…Continue Reading

Whitman County Sheriff's Office seizes meth, fentanyl during Colfax traffic stop; two Coeur d'Alene men arrested

<p><p>Two Coeur d’Alene men were booked into the Whitman County Jail after deputies located about 22 grams of methamphetamine and roughly 70 fentanyl tablets during a vehicle stop early Thursday morning in Colfax. </p></p><p><p>The incident started when sheriff’s deputies stopped a vehicle for an alleged traffic violation downtown . The deputies believed illegal narcotics were in…Continue Reading

Family of Sativa Transue, who was found dead in Cancun hotel room, searching for answers as they remember the 'loving' Cheney native

<p><p>The days following the death of Sativa Transue have been a blur for her younger sister.</p></p><p><p>Authorities have told Mykayla Bolieu that Transue, described as a vibrant person with a contagiously bright personality, was killed while on vacation in Cancun.</p></p><p><p>After graduating from Eastern Washington University with a degree in exercise science, Transue moved to Milton, Washington,…Continue Reading

'It's loud. It's rowdy': Eastern Washington finds itself in a rare spot, heading to Montana for Friday's FCS playoff game

<p><p>The Eastern Washington football team certainly is no stranger to the postseason, with now 12 appearances in the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs in the last 18 seasons.</p></p><p><p>But playing a true road game – as it will Friday – has been a rarity, at least during the last decade.</p></p><p><p>From 2010 to the spring of 2021, the Eagles played…Continue Reading