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Spokane principal who protested mask mandate resigns

SPOKANE, Wash. – A Spokane principal who protested the state's mask mandate has resigned from his role effective immediately.  Shane O'Doherty was escorted out of Finch Elementary in November for refusing to wear a mask. Two other employees did the…

Woodland Middle School switches to remote learning

COUER D'ALENE, Id. -- Due to overwhelming staff shortages, Woodland Middle School announced they are switching to online learning. Beginning Friday, all Woodland students are to be taught virtually. The school says they are planning on the switch being temporary,…

Suspect arrested in South Hill shooting

SPOKANE, Wash. -- A man accused of shooting another man in the face on Spokane's lower South Hill has been arrested. Gary Lee Cottrill was booked into jail at 2 a.m. for first-degree assault. Officers responded to the area of…

Propane explosion leaves 2 with severe burns

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Two people were severely burned in a propane explosion Monday afternoon. Spokane firefighters responded to a tent near North Waterworks Street and East Surro Avenue around 3 p.m. Monday for reports of injured people. Two victims were…

Man, woman stabbed in North Spokane, suspect on the run

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Spokane Police are investigating a stabbing in North Spokane. It happened near Monroe and Frederick around 9:30 p.m. Sunday, south of the Garland District. Police said two women got in an argument at a nearby gas station…