Stories tagged: alcohol
Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 6 p.m.
A new study from Penn Nursing suggests that, if you want to lose weight and keep it off in the new year, you might want to think about cutting back …
Wed., Sept. 12, 2018, 11:15 a.m.
For the first time, Disneyland will break its prohibition on alcohol and begin selling drinks to the general public, the California theme park recently announced.
Wed., Sept. 12, 2018, 8:45 a.m.
An Asotin County public defender facing a DUI charge made her first appearance as a defendant Tuesday in District Court.
UPDATED: Fri., April 13, 2018, 8:46 a.m.
Here’s some sobering news: A large international study says adults should average no more than one alcoholic drink per day, and that means drinking guidelines in many countries may be …
Fri., March 16, 2018
Most Washingtonians who engage in binge drinking report their doctors haven’t talked to them about cutting back, according to a new study from the Washington Health Alliance.
UPDATED: Wed., March 7, 2018, 9:36 p.m.
The Idaho Legislature’s joint budget committee bogged down in a big way on Wednesday over the state Liquor Division budget, as Sen. Fred Martin, R-Boise, led an ultimately unsuccessful move …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 21, 2017, 6:38 p.m.
Limited game day alcohol service and tailgating at Idaho universities received what amounts to a yellow light Thursday.
Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 9:44 a.m.
Four Nebraska beer stores criticized for selling millions of cans each year to an American Indian reservation where alcohol is banned will remain closed after the state Supreme Court on …
Sun., Sept. 24, 2017
Too often these tragedies focus is on the railing, the window or some other distraction from the real issue, which is excessive alcohol use.
Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 5 a.m.
Matthew Gray was three days into his freshman year at Washington State University when he fell out the window of his second-story dorm room.
Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 9:12 a.m.
Alcohol sales to general ticket holders at Cougar football games will wait until at least next season while Washington State University officials re-examine the proposed move.
UPDATED: Tue., July 25, 2017, 7:49 a.m.
A portion of Moscow’s city code may be amended to allow tailgaters at University of Idaho football games to consume alcoholic beverages in areas outside the Kibbie Dome.
UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017, 12:27 p.m.
Vandal football fans who pay for premium seating will have access to alcoholic beverages at games this season, but fans in general seating are on hold.
Tue., June 13, 2017, 8:51 a.m.
Vandal football fans told the University of Idaho they want the option to purchase alcohol at games, so school officials are again asking their governing body for permission to allow …
Fri., June 2, 2017, 9:09 a.m.
Eugene city officials say they have rescinded their proposal to prohibit alcohol in all city parks except during large, permitted gatherings.
UPDATED: Tue., May 23, 2017, 6:48 p.m.
Just one glass of wine or other alcoholic drink a day significantly raises the risk of breast cancer, while vigorous exercise such as running and bicycling reduces it, according to …
UPDATED: Tue., May 9, 2017, 6:59 a.m.
Washington’s evolving liquor laws add mixers to liquor samples, tasting rooms for wineries and a legal recognition of mead.
Mon., May 8, 2017, 9:13 a.m.
Charleston officials are asking South Carolina regulators to reconsider a decision to treat frozen ice pops made with alcohol as food and not liquor.
Tue., April 18, 2017, 2:53 p.m.
For millennials, cigarettes go better with booze than they do with weed. That’s the conclusion of a new University of California, San Francisco study showing tobacco accompanied by alcohol gives …
UPDATED: Mon., April 17, 2017, 10:58 a.m.
OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a bill that would officially define mead in state law and allow the fermented honey drink to be sold and refilled in growlers …
UPDATED: Thu., April 13, 2017, 9:12 p.m.
Bar owners in southwest Idaho say the state owes them a reimbursement now that lawmakers have tweaked rules surrounding serving alcohol at explicit live performances.
UPDATED: Thu., March 23, 2017, 5:26 p.m.
Utah’s governor announced Thursday that he will sign legislation giving the predominantly Mormon state the strictest DUI threshold in the country, a change that restaurant groups and representatives of the …
Thu., March 23, 2017, 11 a.m.
An Idaho House panel has advanced legislation repealing the state’s ban on nudity and explicit live performances at certain businesses licensed to serve alcohol.
UPDATED: Sat., March 18, 2017, 2:03 p.m.
Teens have been riding a 10-year trend of reduced experimentation with drugs and alcohol. That’s the same decade that put smartphones and social media accounts into the hands of most …
UPDATED: Fri., March 10, 2017, 1:40 p.m.
Dry Fly Distilling likes to highlight the journey from farm to bottle – the use of grains produced on the Palouse to make its acclaimed gin, vodka, whiskey and bourbon. …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 8:16 p.m.
Two years ago, the Washington state Legislature began allowing wine lovers to fill reusable containers – known as growlers – at their favorite wineries.
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 3:37 p.m.
A state lawmaker wants to make Utah’s DUI threshold the strictest in the nation by lowering the blood-alcohol content limit to 0.05 percent.
Tue., Dec. 27, 2016, 8:32 a.m.
At least 31 people have died from drinking tainted liquor over the Christmas holiday in Pakistan, police and doctors said Tuesday, raising an earlier toll.
Mon., Dec. 26, 2016, 1:36 p.m.
Pakistani police say 12 Christians died after drinking contaminated homemade alcohol during the Christmas holiday.
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016, 9:50 a.m.
Local health officials in Russia’s Siberia say the number of people who have died from drinking a bath lotion that contained methanol has climbed to 72.