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  • Overcrowding issues

    Overcrowding issues

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:22 AM EDT2014-08-20 04:22:25 GMT
    It's an issue many counties are dealing with, overcrowding in the jails. And it's an issue the Kootenai county commissioners say they've been trying to correct over the years with bond elections. "we have a chronic problem with overcrowding. In 2013, we spent more than 900 thousand dollars to send inmates out of county to find housing," said county commissioner Dan Green.  
    It's an issue many counties are dealing with, overcrowding in the jails. And it's an issue the Kootenai county commissioners say they've been trying to correct over the years with bond elections. "we have a chronic problem with overcrowding. In 2013, we spent more than 900 thousand dollars to send inmates out of county to find housing," said county commissioner Dan Green.  
  • Owl flies into 10th story apartment, kills canary

    Owl flies into 10th story apartment, kills canary

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:03 PM EDT2014-08-20 02:03:02 GMT
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - A Coeur d'Alene couple says an owl flew into their 10th story apartment, opened up their bird cage, and killed one of their canaries.
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - A Coeur d'Alene couple says an owl flew into their 10th story apartment, opened up their bird cage, and killed one of their canaries. The owner told local media that she woke up on Sunday and found bird droppings and feathers all over her apartment. She said she also saw a 6-to-8 inch owl behind a chest of drawers. 
  • Liberty Lake residents angered by McMorris Rodgers mailer

    Liberty Lake residents angered by McMorris Rodgers mailer

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:27 PM EDT2014-08-20 01:27:15 GMT
    LIBERTY LAKE, Wash. - Two Liberty Lake residents are upset with Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers after they received a mailer about senior healthcare cutbacks that prominently featured a photograph of a deceased friend. 
    LIBERTY LAKE, Wash. - Two Liberty Lake residents are upset with Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers after they received a mailer about senior healthcare cutbacks that prominently featured a photograph of a deceased friend. Tim and Bette Brattebo received the mailer last week, which shows Maxine Davidson, a friend of theirs that passed away in January 2013. 
  • Coach gives heartwarming speech to little league team after loss

    Coach gives heartwarming speech to little league team after loss

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:26 PM EDT2014-08-20 01:26:39 GMT
    A loss eliminates a Rhode Island Little League team little league world series last night. What happens next is inspirational. The coach, Dave Belisle, gives an emotional and heartwarming speech to the boys on his team after they lost to a team from Illinois.Watch the full video here:http://mashable.com/2014/08/19/little-league-coach-speech/
    A loss eliminates a Rhode Island Little League team little league world series last night. What happens next is inspirational. The coach, Dave Belisle, gives an emotional and heartwarming speech to the boys on his team after they lost to a team from Illinois.Watch the full video here:http://mashable.com/2014/08/19/little-league-coach-speech/
  • KHQ REVIEWS: Guardians of the Galaxy

    KHQ REVIEWS: Guardians of the Galaxy

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:12 PM EDT2014-08-20 01:12:43 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - I wouldn't call myself a “comic book guy.” However, as a kid, it's hard not to grow up and at some point familiarize yourself with the story of Batman or Superman. 
    SPOKANE, Wash. - I wouldn't call myself a “comic book guy.” However, as a kid, it's hard not to grow up and at some point familiarize yourself with the story of Batman or Superman. I know Bruce Wayne watched his parents get murdered, and that was the turning point that would ultimately lead him down the Dark Knight path. The same with Superman. 
  • Longer summer vacation for Idaho students

    Longer summer vacation for Idaho students

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 8:52 PM EDT2014-08-20 00:52:20 GMT
    MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) - Students in a northern Idaho school district will get two more weeks of summer vacation after construction delays led the school board to postpone the start of the school year.
    MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) - Students in a northern Idaho school district will get two more weeks of summer vacation after construction delays led the school board to postpone the start of the school year.
  • Spokane city leaders trying to crack down on vacant homes

    Spokane city leaders trying to crack down on vacant homes

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 8:46 PM EDT2014-08-20 00:46:36 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - A new written ordinance by Spokane City Council member Amber Waldref addresses the issue of vacant homes within Spokane city limits. 
    SPOKANE, Wash. - A new written ordinance by Spokane City Council member Amber Waldref addresses the issue of vacant homes within Spokane city limits. "Its really challenging right now with a foreclosed property and the lender. We are not legally able to go on to that property and do anything," Waldref says. The city says it's hands are tied many times when crimes are committed on vacant bank-owned property. 
  • PHOTOS: Grizzly bears use tools? WSU study under way

    PHOTOS: Grizzly bears use tools? WSU study under way

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 8:44 PM EDT2014-08-20 00:44:30 GMT
    PULLMAN, Wash. - In a first-ever study, researchers at Washington State University are examining whether grizzly bears make and use tools. 
    PULLMAN, Wash. - In a first-ever study, researchers at Washington State University are examining whether grizzly bears make and use tools. And while it's too soon to reach a broad scientific conclusion, at least one female bear is demonstrating that, yes, she definitely can. 
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