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Psychologist Who Helped Build CIA Interrogation Program Quit Role As Mormon Bishop

Reuters | Posted 12.12.2014 | Religion

SPOKANE, Wa. - One of the chief architects of the CIA's harsh interrogation program said on Thursday he had to quit as leader of his Mormon church i...

When a Public Hearing Isn't for the Public; Oil Train Hearing in Spokane, WA Leaves Public Frustrated

Bart Mihailovich | Posted 08.18.2014 | Green
Bart Mihailovich

If this truly was a hearing for Spokane, by Spokane, we most certainly would have seen, and would have been right to expect to see presentations or statements from various response or regulatory agencies in the area who would be responsible if something were to happen in Spokane.

The 18 Most Underrated Cities In The U.S.

Global Yodel | Posted 07.22.2014 | Travel
Global Yodel

Along the way we've discovered some incredible places that rarely make the top destination lists compiled by traditional travel media. So we decided to start a series dedicated to promoting the world's most underrated cities.

The Inland Northwest Fight to Avoid Becoming the Next Bomb Train Story

Bart Mihailovich | Posted 07.16.2014 | Green
Bart Mihailovich

You'd be hard-pressed to find another scenario so ripe with risk, uncertainty and horrific examples of failure, while simultaneously unimpeded by regulators or even common sense safety measures.

Police: Murder Suspect Accidentally Shot Himself

David Lohr | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

Authorities in Washington State say they have arrested a murder suspect who accidentally shot himself when he mistakenly thought he was getting pulled...

Moving Crude Oil-by-Rail: Impacts to Spokane and Beyond

Bart Mihailovich | Posted 02.09.2014 | Green
Bart Mihailovich

When it's all risk and no reward, it's all of our responsibility to stand up and protect not just Spokane but the rest of Washington from bad deals on wheels.

Concerned Citizens Want Congress to Flush the TPP

Kyle McCarthy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Kyle McCarthy

The TPP is being referred to as "NAFTA on steroids," and concerned citizens all over the nation are organizing to stop this from being fast-tracked.

New Step Taken In Ricin Letters Case

AP | NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS | Posted 07.18.2013 | Politics

SPOKANE, Wash. — Authorities in hazardous materials suits searched a downtown Spokane apartment Saturday, investigating the recent discovery of ...

Being Homeless Shouldn't Be Fatal

Kevin M. Ryan | Posted 03.10.2013 | Impact
Kevin M. Ryan

The death of a homeless youth always leads me to look inward and think of what might have been, how strong and energetic that life could have been given the right circumstances.

ASPCA and Community Partners Team Up to Save Lives

Ed Sayres | Posted 11.12.2012 | Green
Ed Sayres

Our goal is an ambitious one -- to end the killing of healthy or treatable dogs and cats in animal shelters. We don't pretend this is easy, but we are always mindful that animals like Oliver need our help.

Arthur Delaney

The Indignity Of A Layoff After Decades Of Hard Work

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 03.24.2012 | Business

Linda Hall of Spokane, Wash. has worked hard all her life but hasn't earned any respect from the labor market. Laid off for the first time at age 62, ...

Matthew Modine Gives Back To Spokane

KHQ.com | Posted 02.01.2012 | Good News

SPOKANE, Wash. - Actor Matthew Modine, who starred in 'Vision Quest' -- the 1985 movie filmed in Spokane - is back in Spokane to give back to Spokane....

MLK Parade Bomber Sentenced To 32 Years In Prison

AP | By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS | Posted 12.21.2011 | Crime

SPOKANE, Wash. -- A federal judge was not swayed by the last-ditch attempt from an Army veteran with extensive ties to white supremacists to change hi...

Amusement Parks In Washington State: A Huffington Post Travel Guide

The Huffington Post | Sandy Mitchell | Posted 12.06.2011 | Travel

Amusement parks in and near Washington state are small but fun for the whole family. They offer thrill rides, including some classic and modern roller...

Kid Rock Announces Struggling-City Charity Tour

Posted 12.11.2011 | Impact

Kid Rock is putting his money where his lyrics are, as he prepares for a charity tour to benefit each of the 12 struggling city he visits. Taking ...

Paul Needham

In Spokane, A Paper That's Still The Talk Of The Town

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Needham | Posted 11.30.2011 | Media

SPOKANE, Wash. -- For all the talk of the waning influence of newspapers, it's hard to find a more important institution here than this small city's d...

Naked Fisherman Arrested

Posted 10.19.2011 | Weird News

Dean H. Meginniss, a 54-year-old man from Spokane, was arrested at an eastern Washington lake on Sunday after authorities received a complaint that he...

Trial For MLK Bomb Changed

AP | By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS | Posted 10.12.2011 | Crime

SPOKANE, Wash. -- The trial of a man charged with planting a bomb at the Martin Luther King Jr. day parade in Spokane, Wash., has been delayed over co...

No Leg Is No Problem For Tortoise With Wheel Prosthetic

AP | By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS | Posted 09.19.2011 | Weird News

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Watch out Mr. Hare, this tortoise has a wheel. A 12-year-old African tortoise that recently had its front left leg amputated due to...

Cops: Neo-Nazi Picks Fight With Wrong Man

Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

It's never acceptable to judge a man by the color of his skin -- but sometimes it's wise to judge a man by the logo on his t-shirt. Idaho police sa...

On King and Living a Life Beyond Fear

Ben Jealous | Posted 06.04.2011 | Politics
Ben Jealous

There is a reason we still take the threat of politically motivated violence seriously. Today, the NAACP is leading more than 40 actions across the country.

New Development In MLK Parade Bomb

AP | NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SPOKANE, Wash. — The two T-shirts found with a bomb placed along a Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade route in Spokane both came from the same ne...

Maddow Shows How the 'National' Media Isn't National at All

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Sirota

What passes for a "national" media these days is almost exclusively New York/D.C.-based media that focuses almost exclusively on New York/D.C.-centric stories.

Lethal Bomb Found Along MLK Day Parade Route

AP | NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SPOKANE, Wash. — The FBI offered a reward Tuesday for information about a potentially lethal bomb found in a backpack along the downtown route o...

Astoria Characters: The Bouzouki Balladeer

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

George Vlesmas has devoted his life to the pursuit of the bouzouki, the Greek stringed instrument with the pear-shaped body and swan-length fretted neck that sounds like a chiming harp.