Stories tagged: firearms
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 6:10 a.m.
Trump administration decision to outlaw all bump stocks complicates Washington plan to pay state owners to turn them in.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 11, 2018, 10:11 p.m.
Starting next year,
Mon., Nov. 5, 2018, 10:10 p.m.
The Spokane Police Department will no longer be able to sell the guns it confiscates after the Spokane City Council approved an ordinance requiring the department to destroy guns instead …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 8:04 p.m.
Federal judge urges Congress and the Trump administration to face up to the potential problems of untraceable guns that can be created from computer files and 3-D printers.
Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 10 a.m.
A southwestern Idaho man who unlawfully sold firearms has been sentenced to three years and four months in prison.
Fri., July 6, 2018, 2:17 a.m.
Getting drunk and playing with a gun is a bad idea, as is taking too many pain pills and then deciding to go hunting.
Fri., April 20, 2018, 9:09 a.m.
Idaho officials say employment in the firearms industry has grown after targeting the sector a decade ago.
Fri., April 13, 2018
We “need to do something” about school shootings! We need “gun control”! What to do? I am a 30-plus-years civilian/law enforcement trainer who also does expert witness testimony in use …
UPDATED: Mon., March 26, 2018, 1:59 p.m.
Some of Wall Street’s heaviest hitters are stepping into the national debate on guns as investment firms ask firearms makers what they are doing about gun violence.
UPDATED: Wed., March 21, 2018, 4:15 p.m.
YouTube, a popular media site for firearms enthusiasts, this week quietly introduced tighter restrictions on videos involving weapons, becoming the latest battleground in the U.S. gun-control debate.
Thu., March 15, 2018
There are once again many heated discussions about how to stop the carnage in our schools.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 4:42 p.m.
Walmart says it will no longer sell firearms and ammunition to people younger than 21.
Sat., Dec. 16, 2017, 8:49 a.m.
A so-called “cop watcher” who angered Portland police and prosecutors by showing up at their homes has pleaded guilty in federal court to using a firearms despite a felony record.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 9 p.m.
Moses Lake Police responded to a report of an accidental shooting at Grant County Sheriff’s Office deputy’s home Wednesday night.
Tue., July 25, 2017, 3:37 p.m.
A federal appeals court has blocked a District of Columbia law that makes it difficult for gun owners to get concealed carry permits.
Mon., July 24, 2017, 2:30 p.m.
It’s hard to find definitive statistics on gun ownership, but a study by the Pew Research Center released this month indicated that just 16 percent of “non-white women” identified themselves …
Sat., July 1, 2017, 8:06 p.m.
Exactly one year after it went into effect, an Idaho gun law that allows people to carry concealed firearms without a permit has had little effect on crime rates, state …
Wed., April 26, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
They’re “indoorsmen” quick with a hash-tag quip and safely anonymous snark, demanding instant gratification, high pay and comfortable lifestyle.
Thu., April 13, 2017, 7 p.m.
With little attention, President Donald Trump’s administration has been quietly loosening firearms restrictions in the United States after successfully seeking the support of gun owners on the campaign trail.
Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 5:31 a.m.
With time running out on many proposed changes to Washington gun laws, a proposal to license some semi-automatic weapons died in a House committee, but a revised version of the …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 13, 2017, 5:01 p.m.
Law enforcement officers may bring their guns into the Spokane Arena, and soon they’ll have waivers to prove it.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 13, 2017, 6:06 p.m.
They are the stuff of legend, wielded by hit men and by James Bond. For decades, buying a silencer for a firearm has been as difficult as buying a machine …
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 9:59 a.m.
German police have uncovered hundreds of guns and rifles after searching the home of a man who was being investigated for breaking arms control laws.
Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 10:17 a.m.
Oregon officials banned state employees from carrying weapons in the workplace unless they’re needed for their jobs, causing consternation Thursday among Republican leaders in the Legislature.
Sun., Dec. 18, 2016, 6:03 p.m.
A state firearms database relied upon by law enforcement officers lacks information on the sale of thousands of handguns in Washington in the past two years.
Sun., Nov. 6, 2016, 2:05 a.m.
Interviews with hunters who shot big moose indicate there’s a wide range of guns that will bring down a big-game animal that stands 7-feet high at the shoulder.
Wed., Nov. 2, 2016, 11:53 a.m.
Washington state’s system for conducting background checks on someone trying to buy a firearm is fragmented and “specific improvements” are needed.
Mon., Sept. 19, 2016, 12:27 p.m.
Just 3 percent of American adults own half of the nation’s firearms, according to the results of a Harvard-Northeastern survey of 4,000 gun owners.
Wed., July 6, 2016, 9:31 a.m.
Conservative opposition put a House Republican gun and anti-terrorism bill in jeopardy Wednesday, even as Democrats pressed for election-year votes on their proposals to stiffen firearm curbs.
Fri., July 1, 2016, 11:33 a.m.
Sue Lani Madsen: What if we took the same approach to guns as we do to sex, and start educating children about firearms safety while still in school?