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  • PRIEST LAKE AUCTION: Most families retain lots that were in their family for generations

    PRIEST LAKE AUCTION: Most families retain lots that were in their family for generations

    Friday, August 29 2014 12:28 AM EDT2014-08-29 04:28:42 GMT
    PRIEST LAKE, Idaho- The Idaho Department of Lands earned nearly $27 million for Idaho's public school system in the Thursday auction of 59 lakefront lots. 58 of the 59 lots sold went to the original land owners. INSIDE: List of auctioned lots and winning bids
    PRIEST LAKE, Idaho- The Idaho Department of Lands earned nearly $27 million for Idaho's public school system in the Thursday auction of 59 lakefront lots. 58 of the 59 lots sold went to the original land owners. INSIDE: List of auctioned lots and winning bids
  • Where does your tax money go? New website will show you

    Where does your tax money go? New website will show you

    Friday, August 29 2014 12:08 AM EDT2014-08-29 04:08:53 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash.- A new website helps parents decide where their tax money will go. It's called "thought exchange" and its purpose is for people to weigh in on how the school district should spend its money. Spokane Public Schools told us that one-third of their buildings need to be renovated, but they want to hear from the community about what projects they should work on and what their priorities should be.
    SPOKANE, Wash.- A new website helps parents decide where their tax money will go. It's called "thought exchange" and its purpose is for people to weigh in on how the school district should spend its money. Spokane Public Schools told us that one-third of their buildings need to be renovated, but they want to hear from the community about what projects they should work on and what their priorities should be.
  • UPDATE: Dog shot & killed by Spokane Valley deputy

    UPDATE: Dog shot & killed by Spokane Valley deputy

    Thursday, August 28 2014 8:47 PM EDT2014-08-29 00:47:57 GMT
    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - A Spokane County deputy shot and killed a dog Wednesday afternoon in Spokane Valley after he said the dog attacked him.
    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - A Spokane County deputy shot and killed a dog Wednesday afternoon in Spokane Valley after he said the dog attacked him. The Sheriff's Office told KHQ the deputy was trying to return property to the home near Sprague and Henry.  INSIDE>>>|RAW INTERVIEW from the dog's owner|
  • PHOTOS: Priest Lake lots auctioned off

    PHOTOS: Priest Lake lots auctioned off

    Thursday, August 28 2014 8:46 PM EDT2014-08-29 00:46:58 GMT
    PRIEST LAKE, Idaho - 61 cottages sites on Priest Lake were auctioned off in Coeur d'Alene on Thursday. 
    PRIEST LAKE, Idaho - 61 cottages sites on Priest Lake were auctioned off in Coeur d'Alene on Thursday. For years, those already living on the sites leased the land from the State of Idaho, but the State was looking to sell. Residents already living on the sites showed up on Thursday to buy them back, and many were successful. 


  • THROWBACK THURSDAY: Johnny Depp in Spokane for 'Benny and Joon'

    THROWBACK THURSDAY: Johnny Depp in Spokane for 'Benny and Joon'

    Thursday, August 28 2014 4:06 PM EDT2014-08-28 20:06:32 GMT
    KHQ.COM - In the late 80's and early 90's Hollywood came to the Spokane area in a big way. One of the most well known films that was shot in the Lilac city was Benny and Joon. The 1992 movie included Aidan Quinn, Mary Stuart Masterson and Johnny Depp. KHQ was on set for a scene of the movie.
    KHQ.COM - In the late 80's and early 90's Hollywood came to the Spokane area in a big way. One of the most well known films that was shot in the Lilac city was Benny and Joon. The 1992 movie included Aidan Quinn, Mary Stuart Masterson and Johnny Depp. KHQ was on set for a scene of the movie.
  • PHOTOS: Send us your first day of school pics!

    PHOTOS: Send us your first day of school pics!

    Thursday, August 28 2014 3:32 PM EDT2014-08-28 19:32:33 GMT
    KHQ.COM - School is starting! Everyone knows the drill right? Before you can run out the door and jump on the bus, mom always has to snag a picture to remember her little baby growing up through the years! We want to see those photos! Whether they are from this year, last year or 50 years ago, send us the photos of your first day of school!
    KHQ.COM - School is starting! Everyone knows the drill right? Before you can run out the door and jump on the bus, mom always has to snag a picture to remember her little baby growing up through the years! We want to see those photos! Whether they are from this year, last year or 50 years ago, send us the photos of your first day of school!
  • Cause determined in Eloika Lake brush fire

    Cause determined in Eloika Lake brush fire

    Thursday, August 28 2014 10:20 AM EDT2014-08-28 14:20:59 GMT
    DEER PARK, Wash. - Firefighters from multiple agencies are responded to a brush fire north of Deer Park near Eloika Lake on Wednesday.
    DEER PARK, Wash. - Firefighters from multiple agencies are responded to a brush fire north of Deer Park near Eloika Lake on Wednesday. A Fire Captain with Spokane County Fire District #4 told KHQ as of 6:00pm, the fire is about 20 acres in size and crews were trying to get a line around the wind driven fire. Structures have burned, though firefighters don't know exactly how many.
  • CARLTON COMPLEX: Scrapping what's left

    CARLTON COMPLEX: Scrapping what's left

    Thursday, August 28 2014 10:15 AM EDT2014-08-28 14:15:10 GMT
    OKANOGAN COUNTY, Wash. - Ruben Salcido's family lost their home to the Carlton Complex fire. Now the father of four is searching other destroyed properties for the means to a new home.
    OKANOGAN COUNTY, Wash. - Ruben Salcido's family lost their home to the Carlton Complex fire. Now the father of four is searching other destroyed properties for the means to a new home. “I can't just throw my hands up in the air and say, ‘that's it, we're done,'” Salcido told KHQ's Gabe Cohen. “No, that's not how we work.” Ruben Salcido is an internet manager by trade. 
  • Oregon wolf pack one livestock kill from its limit

    Oregon wolf pack one livestock kill from its limit

    Thursday, August 28 2014 9:58 AM EDT2014-08-28 13:58:50 GMT
    GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) - One of Oregon's wolf packs is one livestock attack away from becoming the first to come under a potential kill order under the state's unique rules. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife said Wednesday the Umatilla Pack west of Pendleton has been confirmed responsible for killing a sheep last week in a private pasture.
    GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) - One of Oregon's wolf packs is one livestock attack away from becoming the first to come under a potential kill order under the state's unique rules. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife said Wednesday the Umatilla Pack west of Pendleton has been confirmed responsible for killing a sheep last week in a private pasture.
  • Bomb threat prompts brief Hood bridge shutdown

    Bomb threat prompts brief Hood bridge shutdown

    Thursday, August 28 2014 9:55 AM EDT2014-08-28 13:55:25 GMT
    HOOD RIVER, Ore. (AP) - Law officers briefly shut down the Hood River toll bridge after a bomb threat was received. Hood River police say the threat was phoned into dispatchers shortly after 10 p.m. Wednesday. Law officers blocked both ends of the span, while authorities inspected the bridge.
    HOOD RIVER, Ore. (AP) - Law officers briefly shut down the Hood River toll bridge after a bomb threat was received. Hood River police say the threat was phoned into dispatchers shortly after 10 p.m. Wednesday. Law officers blocked both ends of the span, while authorities inspected the bridge.
  • Police recover stolen SUV with baby inside

    Police recover stolen SUV with baby inside

    Thursday, August 28 2014 9:39 AM EDT2014-08-28 13:39:51 GMT
    SEATTLE (AP) - Seattle police on have arrested a man suspected of stealing an SUV with a 10-month-old child inside. KING-TV reports (http://is.gd/8nNpCP ) the vehicle was stolen from outside a convenience store. It was found nearby after a woman noticed the baby inside a vehicle that was left running with a door open.
    SEATTLE (AP) - Seattle police on have arrested a man suspected of stealing an SUV with a 10-month-old child inside. KING-TV reports (http://is.gd/8nNpCP ) the vehicle was stolen from outside a convenience store. It was found nearby after a woman noticed the baby inside a vehicle that was left running with a door open.
  • BACK TO SCHOOL: See where your school ranks in performance

    BACK TO SCHOOL: See where your school ranks in performance

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:53 PM EDT2014-08-28 02:53:53 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Two schools in the Spokane area received top rankings based on a new assessment, according to the Washington Policy Center. Using assessments based on a study by the Washington State Board of Education, the Washington Policy Center ranked schools on an "A to F-" scale, with 14 percent of schools in in and around Spokane finishing with A's or B's.
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Two schools in the Spokane area received top rankings based on a new assessment, according to the Washington Policy Center. Using assessments based on a study by the Washington State Board of Education, the Washington Policy Center ranked schools on an "A to F-" scale, with 14 percent of schools in in and around Spokane finishing with A's or B's.
  • Priest Lake Auction: Saying goodbye to home

    Priest Lake Auction: Saying goodbye to home

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:50 PM EDT2014-08-28 02:50:23 GMT
    PRIEST LAKE, Idaho - After years of obstacles for 61 Priest Lake lot lessees, the end comes on Thursday, August 28th. 
    PRIEST LAKE, Idaho - After years of obstacles for 61 Priest Lake lot lessees, the end comes on Thursday, August 28th. People who have been leasing land from the state, some more than 40 years, will find out if they get to keep their property in an auction.Back in 2010, the State of Idaho decided to divest more than 300 lake lots on Priest Lake.
  • Hungry? 35th annual 'Pig Out in the Park' runs through Monday!

    Hungry? 35th annual 'Pig Out in the Park' runs through Monday!

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 8:55 PM EDT2014-08-28 00:55:23 GMT
    KHQ.COM - Feeling hungry? Well, for 6 days you will have the opportunity to pig out at "Pig Out in the Park!" Pig Out in the Park features 45 great food booths, three adult beverage gardens and 100 free concerts on three stages! Want to see, taste and do it all? Well...it will probably be a challenge but if you can plan to have 7-8 meals for the next 6 days you will at least be able to try every single food booth!
    KHQ.COM - Feeling hungry? Well, for 6 days you will have the opportunity to pig out at "Pig Out in the Park!" Pig Out in the Park features 45 great food booths, three adult beverage gardens and 100 free concerts on three stages! Want to see, taste and do it all? Well...it will probably be a challenge but if you can plan to have 7-8 meals for the next 6 days you will at least be able to try every single food booth!
  • Spokane Valley Police say marijuana related driving arrests are on the rise

    Spokane Valley Police say marijuana related driving arrests are on the rise

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 8:12 PM EDT2014-08-28 00:12:13 GMT
    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Spokane Valley Police say the department has seen an increase in marijuana related driving arrests since voters passed Initiative-502, legalizing recreational marijuana use. 
    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Spokane Valley Police say the department has seen an increase in marijuana related driving arrests since voters passed Initiative-502, legalizing recreational marijuana use. Police Chief Rick VanLeuven told KHQ that in 2012 the department made 17 arrests for "high" driving. In 2013, that number more that doubled to 44. 
  • AFTER THE FIRE: KHQ returns to Okanogan County

    AFTER THE FIRE: KHQ returns to Okanogan County

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:31 PM EDT2014-08-27 22:31:24 GMT
    PATEROS, Wash. - It's been more than a month since the Carlton Complex fire raged out of control and burned through the towns of Pateros and Brewster and the residents in the area are picking up the pieces, and preparing for the long haul. 
    PATEROS, Wash. - It's been more than a month since the Carlton Complex fire raged out of control and burned through the towns of Pateros and Brewster and the residents in the area are picking up the pieces, and preparing for the long haul. The fire started on July 14th from a lightning strike. Four separate fires merged into one, and burned through Okanogan County at a rapid rate. 
  • Want a skateboard signed by Pearl Jam while they were in Spokane? CHECK THIS OUT!

    Want a skateboard signed by Pearl Jam while they were in Spokane? CHECK THIS OUT!

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 5:03 PM EDT2014-08-27 21:03:16 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - If you love skateboarding and Pearl Jam, then you're going to love this.Up for auction on eBay right now is a skateboard signed by Pearl Jam while they were in Spokane for their November 30th, 2013 concert during the Lightning Bolt tour. 
    SPOKANE, Wash. - If you love skateboarding and Pearl Jam, then you're going to love this.Up for auction on eBay right now is a skateboard signed by Pearl Jam while they were in Spokane for their November 30th, 2013 concert during the Lightning Bolt tour. The best part is, the money raised from the auction will go to the Ferry County Rail Trail Partners, a non-profit group that is developing a 25 mile long trail in Ferry County.
  • Fire at car dealership suspicious; Witnesses say it's related to stabbing

    Fire at car dealership suspicious; Witnesses say it's related to stabbing

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 4:29 PM EDT2014-08-27 20:29:01 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Early Wednesday morning a fire broke out at A&M Auto Sales on the corner of Sprague and Smith in Spokane. 
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Early Wednesday morning a fire broke out at A&M Auto Sales on the corner of Sprague and Smith in Spokane. A witness tells KHQ that around 3 AM she saw two men in the alley behind the business, then saw a bottle fly "then explode." The fire is being called suspicious by investigators but has not been ruled arso
  • Help identify persons of interest in car prowling and credit card fraud

    Help identify persons of interest in car prowling and credit card fraud

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 3:27 PM EDT2014-08-27 19:27:45 GMT
    WHITMAN COUNTY, Wash. - The Whitman County Sheriff's Office is asking the public to help identity two women who are persons of interest in a vehicle prowling and credit card fraud incident that occurred in early June. On the evening of June 6th or the early morning hours of June 7th, a car parked in Colton, Washington was illegally entered by one or more persons.
    WHITMAN COUNTY, Wash. - The Whitman County Sheriff's Office is asking the public to help identity two women who are persons of interest in a vehicle prowling and credit card fraud incident that occurred in early June. On the evening of June 6th or the early morning hours of June 7th, a car parked in Colton, Washington was illegally entered by one or more persons.
  • 2 Puget Sound schools install bus cameras

    2 Puget Sound schools install bus cameras

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:51 PM EDT2014-08-27 16:51:34 GMT
    SEATTLE (AP) - Two Puget Sound school districts are installing cameras on their school buses to catch drivers who speed around them. KING-TV reports the Bethel School District in south Pierce County and the Highline School District in south King County are launching pilot programs on the first day of school.
    SEATTLE (AP) - Two Puget Sound school districts are installing cameras on their school buses to catch drivers who speed around them. KING-TV reports the Bethel School District in south Pierce County and the Highline School District in south King County are launching pilot programs on the first day of school.
  • S. Idaho county fights lonely battle against pest

    S. Idaho county fights lonely battle against pest

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:45 PM EDT2014-08-27 16:45:15 GMT
    TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) - Officials in Twin Falls County in south-central Idaho want other counties to start helping in the fight against a disease-spreading pest that can cause illness in livestock and humans. County Pest Abatement District Director Kirk Tubbs tells The Times-News that Twin Falls County is the only county in Idaho taking measures to control black flies.
    TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) - Officials in Twin Falls County in south-central Idaho want other counties to start helping in the fight against a disease-spreading pest that can cause illness in livestock and humans. County Pest Abatement District Director Kirk Tubbs tells The Times-News that Twin Falls County is the only county in Idaho taking measures to control black flies.
  • Marijuana retailer sued for trademark infringement

    Marijuana retailer sued for trademark infringement

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:39 PM EDT2014-08-27 16:39:12 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A marijuana-shop owner in Ephrata, Wash., is being sued by a media empire that labels itself as the biggest brand name in pot. The parent company of the magazine High Times filed a lawsuit Monday against shop owner Richard Reimers and his business, previously called High Time Station.
    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A marijuana-shop owner in Ephrata, Wash., is being sued by a media empire that labels itself as the biggest brand name in pot. The parent company of the magazine High Times filed a lawsuit Monday against shop owner Richard Reimers and his business, previously called High Time Station.
  • Man gets 25 years for 20 years of sex abuse

    Man gets 25 years for 20 years of sex abuse

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:06 AM EDT2014-08-27 14:06:20 GMT
    OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) - Five sisters who were molested as children were in Clackamas County Circuit Court Tuesday morning to see Eric Michael Freeburg sentenced to 25 years in prison.The Oregonian reports the abuse lasted for 20 years, starting in 1992 and ending in 2011.
    OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) - Five sisters who were molested as children were in Clackamas County Circuit Court Tuesday morning to see Eric Michael Freeburg sentenced to 25 years in prison.The Oregonian reports the abuse lasted for 20 years, starting in 1992 and ending in 2011.
  • Sheriff's Office seeks help finding missing teens

    Sheriff's Office seeks help finding missing teens

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 1:44 AM EDT2014-08-27 05:44:30 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane County Sheriff's Office took to Facebook asking for help finding three missing juveniles in the Inland Northwest.The three children were reported missing with the Spokane County Sheriff's Office and The National Center For Missing and Exploited Children. Their cases are not believed to be related.
    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane County Sheriff's Office took to Facebook asking for help finding three missing juveniles in the Inland Northwest.The three children were reported missing with the Spokane County Sheriff's Office and The National Center For Missing and Exploited Children. Their cases are not believed to be related.
  • Spokane Valley K-9 falls into culvert during chase

    Spokane Valley K-9 falls into culvert during chase

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 1:10 AM EDT2014-08-27 05:10:10 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - It was tougher than usual for a Spokane Valley sheriff's K-9 to get his man. Not only did K-9 Laslo and his partner, Deputy Jeff Thurman, fall into a culvert during a chase in the early morning darkness, the deputy landed on top of the German Shepherd.
    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - It was tougher than usual for a Spokane Valley sheriff's K-9 to get his man. Not only did K-9 Laslo and his partner, Deputy Jeff Thurman, fall into a culvert during a chase in the early morning darkness, the deputy landed on top of the German Shepherd.
  • UPDATE: Seven-year-old boy still in critical condition after being shot

    UPDATE: Seven-year-old boy still in critical condition after being shot

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:25 AM EDT2014-08-27 04:25:40 GMT
    A 7-year old boy from Hayden, Idaho is fighting for his life after a gun shot wound to the head.The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office says that two young boys were playing with a hand gun, when the gun discharged and hit one of the boys in the head.The injured seven-year-old originally went to Kootenai Health, and then medics transferred him to Sacred Heart. He is now in critical condition .Sheriff's Detectives are continuing an investigation.
    A 7-year old boy from Hayden, Idaho is fighting for his life after a gun shot wound to the head.The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office says that two young boys were playing with a hand gun, when the gun discharged and hit one of the boys in the head.The injured seven-year-old originally went to Kootenai Health, and then medics transferred him to Sacred Heart. He is now in critical condition .Sheriff's Detectives are continuing an investigation.
  • SALUTING THE BRAVE: Veterans finally recognized with full military honors

    SALUTING THE BRAVE: Veterans finally recognized with full military honors

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-08-27 03:48:25 GMT
    MEDICAL LAKE, Wash.- Tuesday afternoon there was a quiet ceremony at the Veterans Cemetery in Medical Lake. Veterans who have long passed away were finally remembered, honored for their service, and recognized with full military honors. The names of 76 different veterans were read aloud. After each name a single bell was rung once in their honor.
    MEDICAL LAKE, Wash.- Tuesday afternoon there was a quiet ceremony at the Veterans Cemetery in Medical Lake. Veterans who have long passed away were finally remembered, honored for their service, and recognized with full military honors. The names of 76 different veterans were read aloud. After each name a single bell was rung once in their honor.
  • New Standardized Tests Coming This Fall

    New Standardized Tests Coming This Fall

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 10:11 PM EDT2014-08-27 02:11:51 GMT
    Coeur d'Alene, ID - Students in Idaho will be facing a new test this coming school year, the smart-balanced assessment. The new test implements the new Idaho core standards, also known as the common core standards, adopted in 2010.
    Coeur d'Alene, ID - Students in Idaho will be facing a new test this coming school year, the smart-balanced assessment. The new test implements the new Idaho core standards, also known as the common core standards, adopted in 2010.
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