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Spokane Faith Leaders Decry 'Death To Islam' Graffiti

Jul 9, 2015
Jessica Robinson / Northwest News Network

Muslim leaders and Christian clergy in Spokane are asking for a federal hate crime investigation into anti-Muslim graffiti discovered on the Fourth of July. Someone scrawled the phrase “Death to Islam” on the side of a Bosnian heritage center.

City of Spokane Fire Department

Idaho Governor Butch Otter issued a disaster declaration Monday for two north Idaho counties dealing with a fast-growing wildfire.

Idaho Police Warily Eye Oregon's New Pot Law

Jul 2, 2015
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Idaho law enforcement say they’ve been finding more marijuana in vehicles coming from states with looser pot laws.

Austin Jenkins / Northwest News Network

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled this morning that same-sex couples have the constitutional right to marry in every state.

Jessica Robinson / Northwest News Network

Public health officials are concerned about several major athletic events in the Northwest this weekend.

Jessica Robinson / Northwest News Network

In the last week, Spokane, Washington, has severed most of its official ties with Rachel Dolezal, the local civil rights leader who gained national infamy for lying about her race.

Meeting Where Dolezal Expected To Speak Now Postponed

Jun 15, 2015
NAACP Spokane

A planned meeting Monday where Spokane NAACP president Rachel Dolezal was supposed to give an explanation to members has been postponed.

Jessica Robinson / Northwest News Network

Idaho ranks consistently among the top states with the highest rates of youth suicide in the nation.

Drought Conditions Reach Unexpected Corners Of Northwest

Jun 5, 2015
Jessica Robinson / Northwest News Network

The U.S. Drought Monitor shows almost all of eastern Oregon and parts of eastern Washington are now in severe drought.

Jessica Robinson / Northwest News Network

John Steinbeck’s classic "Of Mice and Men" will remain on the classroom reading list for freshmen in a north Idaho school district.

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