Stories tagged: award
Tue., Oct. 17, 2017, 10:15 a.m.
Oops! Actor Bill Pullman accepts, then breaks film award
The “Independence Day” actor was the recipient of the Excellence in Acting Award at the Woodstock Film Festival last Saturday night in Kingston, in New York’s Hudson Valley. As Pullman …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 16, 2017, 3:08 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene manufacturer honored for waste reduction efforts
Advanced Input Systems of Coeur d’Alene was honored Monday for reducing water consumption and lead waste at its Coeur d’Alene facility.
Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 7:17 p.m.
Former Hanford worker awarded $8 million in retaliation case
A Benton County Superior Court jury awarded $8.1 million to former Hanford manager Julie Atwood in a verdict Tuesday afternoon.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 4:55 p.m.
Human rights honor goes to Egyptian banned from travel
An Egyptian has been honored with one of the most prestigious awards granted to human rights defenders but was unable to accept the prize in person because his government has …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 3:25 p.m.
North Idaho library in Bonners Ferry named ‘Best Small Library in America’
The Boundary County Library in Bonners Ferry, Idaho has been named the “Best Small Library in America” for 2017 by Library Journal magazine – a mark of distinction for the …
Fri., Aug. 4, 2017
Spokane Indians’ groundskeeper named a ‘Smile Maker’
Avista Stadium’s chief groundskeeper Tony Lee was named a “Smile Maker” Thursday afternoon for his work in the community. Part of the Smile Power Tour by dental insurance company Delta …
Fri., July 28, 2017
Judge says Apple owes foundation $506 million in patent infringement case
A federal judge in Madison, Wis., has ruled that Apple Inc. must pay $506 million for infringing on a patent owned by the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s research foundation – double …
UPDATED: Fri., June 23, 2017, 8:36 p.m.
Kansas jury awards $218M to farmers in Syngenta GMO suit
A Kansas federal jury awarded nearly $218 million on Friday to farmers who sued Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta over its introduction of a genetically engineered corn seed variety.
Mon., June 19, 2017, 11:17 a.m.
Four who died among 19 honored by Carnegie Hero Fund Commission
A Colorado physician who was fatally shot while trying to help his neighbor after she was wounded in a domestic shooting is one of 19 people being honored with Carnegie …
UPDATED: Mon., April 10, 2017, 7:23 p.m.
Investigation of Trump’s charity wins Pulitzer Prize
The biggest U.S. news story of 2016 – the tumultuous presidential campaign – yielded a Pulitzer Prize on Monday for the Washington Post reporter who not only raised doubts about …
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 1:45 p.m.
Pendleton Round-Up named best large outdoor rodeo
The Pendleton Round-Up has been named the best large outdoor rodeo by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association for the second year in a row.
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 9:14 a.m.
Morgan Freeman to receive AARP lifetime achievement award
Morgan Freeman is adding another lifetime achievement prize to his mantelpiece. AARP said Thursday the actor will receive its Movies for Grownups Career Achievement Award at a gala ceremony next …
Thu., March 31, 2016, 10:55 a.m.
Newspaper carrier, teacher earn Carnegie Medal for heroism
A Bellingham Herald carrier has been awarded a Carnegie Medal for heroism for rescuing a co-worker from raging floodwaters. A teacher from Lacey, Washington, was also honored for tackling and …
Sat., May 22, 2010, 8 p.m.
Newspaper earns honors from SPJ
“Beyond the veil,” The Spokesman-Review’s coverage last summer of the Fairy and Human Relations Congress near Twisp, Wash., took a top award in this year’s Northwest Excellence in Journalism Competition …
Sat., Nov. 22, 1997
The Y’S Women Ywca Honors Three Valley Women For Their Leadership In Serving Community
1-3. Sara Serbell, left, Elizabeth Keeler, bottom left, and Cynthia McMullen (at Liberty Lake Elementary School construction site) are all active in making the community a better place. Photo by …
Thu., Oct. 16, 1997
Atom, Cell Scientists Win Nobel Prizes
Six scientists, three of them American, won Nobel Prizes on Thursday for research into what makes cells go and how to make atoms sit still. In chemistry, American Paul D. …
Mon., April 21, 1997
Gonzaga Crews Top Wcc Meet Three Bulldogs Pull Down All-League Honors
Women’s crew teams from Gonzaga University swept all three classes Sunday in the inaugural West Coast Conference Championships at Lake Nacoma. Gonzaga’s Julie Hulst, Kristine Holzer, Anita Kotik gained all-conference …
Tue., April 8, 1997
Marsalis Awarded Jazz Music’s First Pulitzer
Tue., April 8, 1997
Seattle Times Wins Pulitzers New Orleans Times-Picayune Also Double Winner Of Prestigious Prize
Boris Yeltsin dances at a 1996 rock concert in this Pulitzer Prize-winning photo by Alexander Zemlianichenko. File/ Associated Press
Mon., Jan. 20, 1997
‘English Patient’ Best Drama ‘Evita’ Wins Three Golden Globes; Cruise, Blethyn Also Honored
Wed., Jan. 8, 1997
National Society Of Film Critics Pick Favorites
“Breaking the Waves,” Lars von Trier’s intense, harrowing tale of the spiritual odyssey of a sheltered young woman, was voted the best film of 1996 by the National Society of …
Thu., Dec. 26, 1996
George Runaway Choice As Top Rookie On Offense
Eddie George took a quick path from the Heisman Trophy to NFL offensive rookie of the year. The star running back at Ohio State was just as sensational with the …
Sun., Dec. 15, 1996
Humble Gator Wins Heisman Trophy Wuerffel Edges Iowa State’s Davis, Shares Award With His Teammates
Even while he was becoming the most accurate passer in NCAA history, Florida’s Danny Wuerffel never sought the spotlight. On Saturday night, it found him when he was awarded the …
Sun., Dec. 15, 1996
Heisman Trophy New York
Voting for the 1996 Heisman Trophy, with first-, second- and third-place votes and total points (voting on 3-2-1 basis): Player 1st 2nd 3rd Total Danny Wuerffel, Florida 300 158 147 …
Wed., Nov. 6, 1996
Microsoft Chief Awarded Doctorate
Microsoft Corp. Chairman Bill Gates, a Harvard dropout, received an honorary doctorate degree Tuesday from the Netherlands’ top business school for his “entrepreneurial flair and vision.” Nijenrode University, the first …
Sun., Oct. 13, 1996
Ferris High Wins Top Band Honors
Spokane’s Ferris and Meridian’s Centennial high schools each collected four trophies at Saturday’s Lilac Festival Pacific Northwest Marching Band Championships. Ferris grabbed top honors, winning the sweepstakes trophy.
Mon., Jan. 22, 1996
Jane Austen Movie Wins Golden Globe ‘Sense And Sensibility,’ Cage, Stone Awarded Top Honors
Emma Thompson holds her writing award. Photo by Associated Press
Sat., Dec. 16, 1995
Picture Board Announces Winners
The National Board of Review of Motion Pictures has named Ang Lee’s Jane Austen adaptation “Sense and Sensibility” best picture of 1995. Lee also was honored as best director. Emma …
Thu., Nov. 9, 1995
Cordova Edges Anderson For Rookie Of The Year Honors
Tue., Oct. 10, 1995
Three Share Nobel For Genetic Research Caltech Biologist Explained Genes’ Control Of Organ Growth
1. Caltech’s Edward B. Lewis Photo by Associated Press 2. Princeton’s Eric F. Wieschaus Photo by Associated Press