February 8, 2013

Middle school in Newport evacuated after bomb threat

By The Spokesman-Review

Sadie Halstead Middle School in Newport was evacuated Friday at 12:30 p.m. after a bomb threat was found written on a bathroom wall.

Students were transported to other school district facilities while Pend Oreille County Sheriff’s deputies searched the building with the aid of a bomb-sniffing K9.

No device was found.

Newport School District officials sent letters home with students and classes will resume on Monday.

The investigation will continue.

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