Stories tagged: drowning
SATURDAY, DEC. 12, 2015, 5:21 P.M.
Body found in Grant County
A body found in Long Lake in Grant County Saturday is believed to be that of a fisherman who was last seen on Nov. 2.
TUESDAY, NOV. 24, 2015, 10:11 P.M.
Woman dies in Lincoln Park pond
A woman died Tuesday after she fell through the ice at the pond at Lincoln Park on the South Hill. Fire crews were called to the park by a someone …
SATURDAY, OCT. 3, 2015, 7:08 P.M.
Kennewick man dies while fishing
A Kennewick man fishing in Lenice Lake in Grant County apparently drowned Friday despite the attempts of other fishermen to rescue him, according to the Grant County Sheriff’s Office.
SATURDAY, AUG. 8, 2015
Jim Kershner’s this day in history
From our archives, 100 years ago A huge fire in a Ritzville warehouse destroyed an estimated $100,000 worth of wheat and cordwood.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, JULY 22, 2015, 10:24 A.M.
Search resumes for 16-year-old believed to have drowned
A 16-year-old Athol boy is believed to have drowned after he fell out of a boat on Lake Coeur d’Alene Tuesday evening.
TUESDAY, JULY 14, 2015
Health district campaign promotes pool safety
The Spokane Regional Health District is preaching pool safety this summer, tackling both drowning and recreational water illnesses with its Pool Safe campaign. “We want to make sure that the …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, JUNE 19, 2015, 8:29 P.M.
Man drowns at Boulder Beach
A man was pulled from the bottom of the Spokane River at the popular Boulder Beach swim area early Friday afternoon by members of the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office dive …
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, FEB. 11, 2015, 5:28 P.M.
Man identified in overnight Spokane River drowning
Michael Farley, 28, was identified by the Medical Examiner’s office Wednesday as the man who drowned in the Spokane River and was discovered by police near the Avista Dam.
MONDAY, AUG. 18, 2014, 7:24 A.M.
Drowning, baby death at Potholes State Park
MOSES LAKE — A woman drowned while inner-tubing with family and friends in a creek at Potholes State Park near Moses Lake.
SUNDAY, JULY 13, 2014
Jim Kershner’s this day in history
From our archives, 100 years ago The temperature hit 99 degrees in Spokane, which caused the Park Board to open the new swimming pool on East Mission Avenue a few …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, JULY 11, 2014, 10:19 A.M.
Spokane teen drowns in Kootenai County
A 17-year-old from Spokane drowned while swimming in the Spokane River near Post Falls late Thursday, according to the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office.
SATURDAY, JULY 5, 2014, 4:05 P.M.
Boy trapped under falls by log dies
An 11-year-old boy who was trapped by a log underwater on Friday in a creek in southern Stevens County has died.
MONDAY, MAY 19, 2014, 12:45 P.M.
Body recovered believed to be drowned Grant County father
An irrigation worker discovered a body believed to be Scott Kolves, an Ephrata father who drowned in March teaching his son to drive.
MONDAY, MARCH 17, 2014, 6:24 P.M.
Attorney drowns in Lake Pend Oreille
Samuel Eismann, a longtime criminal defense attorney in Coeur d’Alene, was found dead Monday morning in the frigid waters of Lake Pend Oreille at Bayview.
SATURDAY, JULY 27, 2013
Brush, home fires keep crews busy
A slew of fires and a chemical spill topped an extremely busy week of 279 calls for the Spokane Valley Fire Department from July 18-24. Crews were called to storage …
FRIDAY, JULY 26, 2013, 8:08 A.M.
Teen drowns in Kootenai County
A 19-year-old drowned in Rose Lake, Idaho on Thursday night.
THURSDAY, JULY 25, 2013
Badinger, recent CV grad who drowned, known for school spirit
Jansen Badinger greeted staff and students at Central Valley High School’s front doors as they arrived for the school day. With a beaming smile and sincerity that all who encountered …
UPDATED: TUESDAY, JULY 23, 2013, 4:22 P.M.
Teen drowns attempting to swim across Spokane River
An 18-year-old man drowned Tuesday afternoon near the Sullivan Road bridge, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Department said. He was trying to emulate other swimmers who had made it across and …
THURSDAY, JULY 11, 2013, 10:01 A.M.
WSU student drowns in Seattle hotel pool
SEATTLE — A Washington State University graduate student and economics instructor has drowned in a Seattle hotel pool.
MONDAY, JULY 8, 2013, 10:17 A.M.
Woman still critical after near drowning
A woman is still in critical condition after being found face down in the Spokane River on Sunday.
MONDAY, JULY 8, 2013, 7:09 A.M.
3-year-old girl drowns in Pasco pool
PASCO, Wash. — The family of a 3-year-old girl who drowned in a backyard swimming pool in Pasco washed cars over the weekend at a fundraiser to help pay for …
UPDATED: SUNDAY, JULY 7, 2013, 8:05 P.M.
Drowned teen was student at All Saints School
Spokane teenager Mitchell Raymond drowned Saturday in a swimming accident at Blue Lake south of Coeur d’Alene. Divers removed his body Sunday.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26, 2013, 12:28 P.M.
Drowning prevention group advocating for life jackets
The Inland Northwest Drowning Prevention Coalition, which includes several local rescue organizations and other agencies, is campaigning to encourage boaters and anyone else around water to wear a life jacket …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013
Post Falls man charged in lake death
Dylan P. Paschall said the last time he saw Luke Anana-Kuewa, the teenager was alive. That was nearly one year ago, after authorities say an evening of drinking rum and …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 7, 2012, 8:41 A.M.
Medical Lake drowning victim identified
The woman who was found floating in Medical Lake on Tuesday has been identified as Jazmin Torres, 36, of Edmonds, Wash., a Spokane County Sheriff’s spokesman confirmed.
UPDATED: TUESDAY, SEPT. 4, 2012, 4:10 P.M.
Woman’s body found in Medical Lake
An autopsy shows a 36-year-old woman whose body was found floating in Medical Lake this morning drowned.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 2, 2012, 6:15 P.M.
UI freshman drowns in northern Idaho
An 18-year-old University of Idaho freshman has drowned in Dworshak Reservoir.
TUESDAY, AUG. 14, 2012, 6:42 A.M.
Body of missing swimmer recovered
MOSCOW, Idaho — Officials in Latah County say divers have recovered the body of a Troy resident from a popular north-central Idaho swimming hole.
MONDAY, AUG. 13, 2012, 12:04 P.M.
Missing swimmer reported northwest of Bovill, Idaho
A search was due to resume this morning for a swimmer reported missing at the Blue Lagoons, about six miles northwest of Bovill, Idaho.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 25, 2012
Water safety enforcement push follows slew of local drownings
A rash of local drownings in recent weeks has led to a new emphasis on water safety in the Spokane area. A one-day enforcement push Saturday, plus special deals on …