Author: Will Wixey

Whitworth sports rocking the D3 Northwest Conference

SPOKANE, Wash. -- The Whitworth Pirates are rolling through Division III competition, and it does not look like they are letting up any time soon. Many of the private university's sports programs rank first in the Northwest Conference, with some…

Spokane Indians soon hiring game day job positions

SPOKANE, Wash. -- The Spokane Indians announced they are accepting applications for game day positions starting Monday. The team has a wide variety of jobs available, with over half being in concessions. They are primarily looking for people to work…

Miracles and mockeries in the NFL Divisional round

SPOKANE, Wash. -- With another weekend of football comes more nail-biters and memes. The Bengals are thriving in the playoffs for the first time in over 20 years. While the Titans put up a fight, Evan McPherson's game-winning called shot…

Victims of Freeman shooting to give impact statements Monday

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Individuals who were affected by the 2017 Freeman High School shooting will give their impact statements in court Monday. Victims will give their impact statements in-person and over Zoom. Many people will share different statements, and it…

No-Li striving to make Spokane a craft beer epicenter

SPOKANE, Wash. -- No-Li is a household name for beer drinkers in the Inland Northwest and most of Washington. The family-owned business dedicates their craft to making beer in a traditional, artisan way. Their renowned beer is getting recognized globally,…

UFC 270: Proving grounds for the world's best fighters

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- We are moments away from UFC 270, with probably one of the most anticipated fights of the year. The top fight features Francis Ngannou versus Ciryl Gane, two up-and-coming heavyweights who plan on leaving it all in…

Inland Northwest fog: the winter-long haul

SPOKANE, Wash. -- The city is all too familiar with the fog by now, with many wondering how long it will last. Morning, afternoon, and evening fog has persisted throughout the Inland Northwest since the beginning of winter. Many are…

Meet the Seattle Kraken’s team dog: Davy Jones

SEATTLE, Wash. -- By popular demand, the Seattle Kraken now have an official team dog. Meet Davy Jones. The team introduced the four-month-old Husky mix to the team on Monday. It’s safe to say that players and staff have warmed…

Washington ranks 4th lowest in national resignation rates

SPOKANE, Wash. -- According to a study by WalletHub.com, Washington ranks fourth in lowest job resignation rates. Over the last month, the state saw only 2-percent of the population leave their jobs. That percentage rises when compared annually though, rounding…

Spokane County Detectives identify suspect in multiple crime sprees

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Spokane County Investigative Unit Detectives identified the man they say caused more than $40,000 worth of property damage. Spokane Valley and Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to several burglary calls on Dec. 11. Four businesses were reportedly…

New video game simulates COVID-19 in a workplace environment

SPOKANE, Wash. -- COVID-19 has affected everything, and that now includes the video game industry. The recently published "COVID Simulator" is a game where you build an office space while mitigating the spread of the virus. The game allows users…

Idaho reaches record-breaking low unemployment rates

BOISE, Id. -- The state of Idaho hit its lowest unemployment rate ever this past December. Governor Brad Little said unemployment rates reached a historic 2.4 percent. Idaho is one of the top five states with the lowest unemployment rates…

Spokane Mayor Woodward appoints new HR Director

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Mayor Nadine Woodward announced her selection of Kris Smith as the new City Human Resources Department Director. Smith is a West Point graduate with more than 20 years of human resources experience. She has had senior leadership…