The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 25-year-old man Sunday morning in Coeur d’Alene after he allegedly fled from officers in his truck in three separate pursuits, attempted to ram a patrol car and ran on foot armed with a rifle. Walcy V. Ngirngotel, 25, whose last known address is in Olympia, was lodged in the Kootenai County Jail on felony eluding, aggravated assault on a peace officer, resisting/obstructing, driving under the influence, possession of marijuana and other charges. He also had a warrant out of Bonner County for failing to appear on a DUI charge.
new TAINAN, Taiwan – The death toll from a powerful earthquake that toppled a high-rise apartment building in Taiwan rose to at least 34, according to government figures Monday, with rescuers digging through rubble for survivors more than 48 hours after the quake struck. More than 100 are believed to be still buried in the collapsed building from a disaster that struck during the most important family holiday in the Chinese calendar – the Lunar New Year holiday.
After hearing from advocates for the mentally ill and people who suffer from mental illnesses that an “Orofino Maniacs” specialty license plate would be offensive, Idaho’s House Transportation Committee on Thursday backed amending the specialty plate bill to remove its four references to the word “maniacs,” but still authorize a special plate with the emblem. Orofino is the location of State Hospital North, the state mental hospital; Orofino High School has had “Maniacs” as its school mascot since the 1920s.
VANCOUVER, Wash. – Several years ago, Dr. Kevin deWeber decided to dream big. And in the world of sports medicine, nothing is bigger than the Olympics. So the Vancouver doctor set his sights on serving as an Olympics physician.
new Canadian filmmaker Leah Iwaniuk of 3Scape Systems, recently spent a week at Brookdale South Regal living on campus with the 160 residents, gathering ideas for new therapy films and getting feedback on the initial film – she also played bingo, did Sit and Fit exercises and got her butt kicked at Wii bowling.
new An ESPN report Sunday morning that Marshawn Lynch has told people close to him he plans to retire is adding to what was already pretty hot speculation that the Seattle running back may soon hang it up.
ARCO, Idaho – The Shell station shut down recently. Same with the drive-through restaurant. Wells Fargo will close next month, and nearby storefronts sit mostly vacant. This steadily shrinking town of 900 undoubtedly has seen better days. Like so many ...
The Spokane Valley City Council on Tuesday evening approved a resolution asking the state to repeal the bathroom access rules for transgendered people that were recently issued by the Washington State Human Rights Commission.
One of Sylvia Dunn’s earliest jobs as a teenager was to coif other people’s show dogs for competition. More than two decades later, she’s back in the grooming business. This time, the object of Dunn’s attention is other people’s houses, ...
Washington cities have been a rambunctious lot the last few years, setting minimum-wage levels and family-leave policies more liberal than those set by the state. Spokane joined the movement last month with a safe and sick leave ordinance enacted by the City Council over the veto of Mayor David Condon.