Author: Tania Dall

School bomb threat, bank robbery possibly connected

Investigators are trying to determine if a bomb threat and bank robbery are connected in North Idaho. The bomb threat was called into Garwood Elementary School in Rathdrum just after 10 a.m. Thursday and just an hour later a Wells Fargo was robbed.

Verner Gets Creative In Budget Balancing Act

A budget crunch is forcing the City of Spokane to think outside of the box. Faced with a projected $6.7 Million budget shortfall, Spokane Mayor Mary Verner is looking at ways to get out of the red.

Job Prospects Looking Up For College Grads

There's some positive news for soon-to-be college graduates: The National Association of Colleges and Employers says companies expect to hire 21-percent more college graduates than they did last year.

East Valley Declares Fiscal Emergency

The East Valley School District declared a fiscal state of emergency Friday afternoon while it braces for major budget cuts.District officials say area schools could see cuts ranging from $1.5M to $2.8M next year. The exact amount is unclear until…

'You're Holding Your Breath Hoping They Find Him'

Residents of the Silver Valley continues to wait anxiously for any word on miner Larry Marek's condition. The veteran miner has been trapped inside the Lucky Friday Mine since Friday afternoon after a stoke collapsed.

Tea Party Supporters Take Over Greyhound Raceway

Tea party supporters took over the Greyhound Raceway in Post Falls on Thursday night. The rally was organized by Kootenai County Tea Party Patriots to coincide with the political movement's anniversary.

Drivers Looking More To Motorcycles To Save Cash

How high will gas prices have to go before you change your driving habits? It's a question a lot of people are asking right now as the price at the pump sneaks ever closer to four bucks a gallon.