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Montana man charged with getting small dog drunk

HELENA — A Montana man is charged with animal cruelty after his 20-pound dog was so intoxicated it couldn’t stand up.


Restrictions on alcohol sales get fresh look

As the sun was starting to set Wednesday evening in Spokane’s West Central neighborhood, there was a steady flow of customers buying single cans of beer at the Family Superette …


Do Your Part: Support local spirits this season

The holiday season means celebrating with family, friends, co-workers, and more. If you’re deciding what adult beverages to serve at the next gathering – say, for your Super Bowl party …


Idaho lawmakers asked to make 2012 session dry

An anti-alcohol crusader has asked all 105 Idaho legislators to swear off alcohol during the 2012 legislative session.


I-1183 aims to end state monopoly on liquor

OLYMPIA – There may be a feeling of been there, done that on this year’s ballot. With Initiative 1183, voters might even be thinking “didn’t we do that twice, just …


Board awaits vote on liquor sign rule

The Spokane City Council could vote Monday on whether the city should regulate the number of alcohol signs liquor licensees can have that are visible from the street. In April …


Detectives ask for help finding man missing since April

Spokane County sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help to locate a 51-year-old Greenacres man who disappeared April 24 after an argument with his wife.


Liquor bill would allow sampling

OLYMPIA – Locally distilled liquor could be bought at farmers markets under a plan being considered by the Legislature. And customers in state liquor stores would be able to taste …


Bill seeks liquor sampling at farmers markets

OLYMPIA – Locally distilled liquor could be bought at farmers markets along with organic tomatoes and handmade candles under a plan being considered by the Legislature. And customers in state …


Judge orders bond in DUI case

A suspected drunken driver arrested in the Spokane area Monday had a blood-alcohol level more than four times the legal limit for driving, according to court testimony.


Mixing alcohol with caffeine can result in ‘toxic jock’

Americans love their caffeine – in coffee, colas and now in their alcohol. But mixed together, particularly in high volumes, the combination of caffeine and alcohol can be deadly.


UW study: Students learning abroad increase drinking

Students who go abroad while in college are likely to increase or even double their alcohol intake while they’re away, a new study has found.


Budget cuts eliminate survey used for drug prevention programs

BOISE – Idaho has made much of a startling statistic – that teen meth use in the state dropped 52 percent from 2007 to 2009. It’s the largest percentage drop …


Religious discussion leads to stabbing in Spokane

A religious discussion turned bloody this morning after Spokane police say an 18-year-old man brandished a knife.


Othello woman dies in crash after pursuit

A motorist apparently trying to flee after being caught lighting illegal fireworks near an Othello-area wheat field died Monday after being ejected from her car as it overturned. Two passengers …


Study looks at Asian Americans’ alcohol, drug use

Asian Americans drink less alcohol and binge on it less frequently, not to mention consume fewer illegal drugs, than other Americans. But the generalities stop there. A new analysis of …


Teens who died in creek identified

Police on Tuesday released the names of the two Nine Mile Falls teens who drowned Saturday in North Idaho.


Talking straight with kids

For Paul Fuchs, the battle against underage drinking s personal. As a first responder and an EMT, he’s seen his share of car crashes with deadly and debilitating outcomes. He …


Alcohol may blunt weight gain in women

Women who drink moderate amounts of alcohol don’t gain as much weight in midlife as those who abstain, according to a study released Monday. However, the authors as well as …


Bars cited for over-serving driver

Two downtown bars were cited by the state Liquor Control Board for over-serving a man who, while allegedly intoxicated, caused a fatal accident on Interstate 90 in December.


Time in a bottle

This promises to be a good year for Renee Palmer: Next month, she celebrates 10 years of sobriety. Looking back, Palmer hardly recognizes the woman she was in her 30s …


Boomers risk health with drinking habits

The early baby boomers may be known as the generation of sex, drugs and rock ’n’ roll. But it turns out, they’re hitting the bottle pretty hard as they age, …


Businesses cited for selling alcohol to minors

Five Spokane County businesses got into trouble recently for selling alcohol to minors during compliance checks run by the Washington State Liquor Control Board, the Spokane Police Department and the …


Just one drink a day can raise women’s cancer risk

For women, the potential benefits from one alcoholic drink perhaps should be reconsidered. As little as one drink a day increases a woman’s risk of several types of cancer by …


Higher alcohol tax proposed

BOISE – Cash-strapped drinkers may soon have a reason besides the lousy economy to cry a tear in their beer – a nonpartisan group is pushing Idaho lawmakers to raise …


Colleges resist lower drinking age

A mini-movement among college presidents to consider a lower drinking age isn’t catching on among university leaders in the Inland Northwest. None of the college presidents in Eastern Washington or …


Policy denying restaurants a liquor license absurd

The sign is big and bold and black and white, and it reads: “Beer, wine, cigarettes, grocery.” I am standing outside Hai’s market on South Perry Street. The windows are …


Policy Moves Tappa Kegga Bru Off Greek Row WSU Bans Booze At Frat Parties But Some Say It Will Move Across Town

Jeremy Knudson expects fraternity life at Washington State University to change when booze is banned from fraternity parties next year. His Alpha Kappa Lambda brothers will host fewer parties. They’ll …


Big Brewers Aim To Blow The Foam Off Micro Brands Tactics Include Pressuring Distributors To Stop Carrying Small, Rival Labels

George Hancock, a Seattle brewer, got a call last week from the distributor who delivers his Pyramid Ale beers to stores. Sorry, he was told, but the distributor was dropping …


Beer Ban Upheld

The Rexburg City Council unanimously rejected a proposed ordinance that would have repealed the ban on Sunday beer sales. “I think that the very, very vast majority of Rexburg didn’t …