Stories tagged: Drinking
FRIDAY, AUG. 26, 2016
Safety reminders as school begins
School districts have recently cracked down on vaccinations, and while they can’t compel parents to take their kids in for shots, they have been more assertive about requesting up-to-date records.
MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2016, 11:12 A.M.
University of Oregon Greek life features blackout drinking, assaults, report says
A report commissioned by the University of Oregon says the school’s fraternity and sorority members earn social status by drinking themselves into a stupor.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2016
Miss Manners: Declining alcohol need not be explained
DEAR MISS MANNERS: When my husband and I spent the day with his sister and her family, as well as with extended family from out of town, my brother-in-law made …
MONDAY, JAN. 25, 2016
Are you drinking too much? Re-evaluating choices couldn’t hurt
Whether your family has an addiction history that’s prompting a rethinking, or you are simply questioning whether a cocktail should accompany every night’s dinner as an appetizer, it never hurts …
FRIDAY, AUG. 14, 2015, 12:38 P.M.
Woman falls from WSU sorority house while vomiting out second-story window
A 19-year-old woman fell out of a second-story window early Friday at the Delta Gamma sorority house in Pullman.
TUESDAY, JUNE 9, 2015
Survey shows rise in problem drinkers
CHICAGO – Alcohol problems affect almost 33 million adults and most have never sought treatment, according to a government survey that suggests rates have increased in recent years. The study …
SUNDAY, APRIL 5, 2015
Kathleen Parker: Show kids by example to think before drinking
For a variety of reasons, I gave up alcohol Jan. 4. I have your attention, don’t I?
TUESDAY, AUG. 13, 2013
WSU makes plans to combat binge drinking
Washington State University will take new steps to try to reduce binge drinking and drug use by students, including scheduling more Friday morning classes and notifying parents if an underage …
SUNDAY, MAY 5, 2013
‘Good Samaritan’ law covers alcohol too
OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a law that allows underage drinkers to call for medical help without fearing prosecution. The law is meant to encourage minors to call …
SATURDAY, NOV. 17, 2012
Washington State University freshman Kenneth Hummel’s death last month brought the issue of alcohol abuse on college campuses back into the spotlight. The student had a blood alcohol level of …
TUESDAY, JUNE 12, 2012
Son, 67, accused in mother’s death
A Spokane man has been charged with manslaughter after investigators say he neglected his elderly mother while in a drunken stupor last year. Glen Douglas Rosier, 67, left jail on …
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6, 2012, 6:05 P.M.
Teens cited for underage drinking at graduation party
Spokane area-high school students celebrating graduation were cited for drinking underage Tuesday night in Pend Oreille County.
FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2012, 3:13 P.M.
EWU student nearly shot in police confrontation
Police say an Eastern Washington University student is lucky to be alive after he pointed a gun at two officers who saw him urinate on a building early today.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2012
Teen charged with murder
An 18-year-old man accused of killing a Veterans Affairs Medical Center employee who was trying to break up an underage drinking party has been charged with murder. Treven Lewis, who …
FRIDAY, MARCH 16, 2012, 3 A.M.
VA hospital grieving after assaulted employee dies
The Spokane veteran’s hospital community is grieving for a beloved employee who died after being assaulted while trying to break up an underage party.
FRIDAY, MARCH 16, 2012
Assault victim fondly remembered as VA patient advocate
The Spokane veterans hospital community is grieving for a beloved employee who died after being assaulted while trying to break up an underage drinking party. Frank James Motta, a retired …
SUNDAY, MARCH 11, 2012
Eye on Boise: Panel finishes agency budgets
BOISE – Legislative budget writers have now set all state agency budgets for next year, finishing their work by setting the Medicaid budget on Friday. In total, the Joint Finance-Appropriations …
TUESDAY, OCT. 25, 2011
Falls fail to stop WSU drinking
PULLMAN – At the bottom of a 23-foot retaining wall, a young man lay in a pool of blood. The fall broke every bone in his face. His teeth were …
UPDATED: TUESDAY, AUG. 23, 2011, 1:55 P.M.
Three arrested after shots fired at drinking party
Three 18-year-old men were arrested this morning after a shooting at a drinking party in Spokane Valley.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2011
Deputy won’t be charged in shooting
No charges will be filed against a Stevens County sheriff’s deputy who shot a burglary suspect as he was in bed reaching for a gun. Deputy Travis Frizzell was justified …
TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2011, 10:40 A.M.
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.
MONDAY, OCT. 11, 2010, 12:28 P.M.
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.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 12, 2010
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 …
TUESDAY, FEB. 2, 2010, 8:05 A.M.
Stabbing followed night of drinking, police say
A 39-year-old man was stabbed this morning in a fight while drinking with a new acquaintance at a North Side apartment, police said.
SUNDAY, MAY 18, 2008
Parent-hosted drinking parties are illegal
Parents planning to host post-prom or graduation drinking parties should make other plans. Even though it’s legal for kids to drink in private homes with their parents present, it’s not …