Stories tagged: ice
Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 9:43 a.m.
Activist says ICE using deportation threat as ‘intimidation tactic’
Some undocumented immigrants keep their heads down, careful not to attract attention that might get them noticed by federal officers. Not Maru Mora-Villalpando.
Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 9:35 a.m.
Detroit man deported to Mexico after 30 years in U.S.
A Detroit man who had lived in the U.S. for nearly 30 years has been deported to Mexico.
Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 10:36 a.m.
Northwest immigrant activist says she faces deportation
A longtime activist for illegal immigrants in the Northwest says she herself is now facing deportation.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 12, 2017, 5:31 p.m.
Icy roads lead to several crashes and slide offs in Spokane region
Inland Northwest residents woke up to a shiny coat of ice on the roads Tuesday morning, leading to several crashes and slide offs.
Thu., Dec. 7, 2017, 9:31 p.m.
Vancouver lays de-icer on streets to get ahead of snow
The city of Vancouver is snow ready. In fact, preventative measures have already occurred. The city applied de-icer to streets Monday evening for the first time this year.
Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 8:25 p.m.
Mexican acquitted of murder faces gun, immigration charges
U.S. authorities on Tuesday charged a Mexican man with new immigration and gun violations less than a week after a San Francisco jury acquitted him of murder for the shooting …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 8:41 a.m.
Border arrests plunge, deportation arrests soar
Border crossings plunged to a 45-year low while arrests by deportation officers soared during President Donald Trump’s first months in office, as his efforts to overhaul the nation’s immigration system …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 3, 2017, 4:51 p.m.
Man detained by ICE after speaking with news reporters
A man who recounted his longtime girlfriend’s arrest in a Seattle Times story about ramped-up immigration enforcement in Pacific County last month has now been detained, and says U.S. Immigration …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 8:17 p.m.
Jury: Mexican man not guilty in San Francisco pier killing
A jury on Thursday found a Mexican man not guilty in the killing of a woman on a San Francisco pier that touched off a fierce national immigration debate two …
Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 5:23 p.m.
1 dead, 4 hurt in crash in central Montana
A 37-year-old Billings man died and four people were injured in a head-on crash in central Montana on an icy, snow-covered road.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 10:05 p.m.
Spokane County ready for busy snow season, officials say
Spokane County road crews are preparing for another busy snow season.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, 6:42 p.m.
Warrantless ICE arrest of man inside Oregon house is investigated
A video taken by a man remodeling a house in Oregon shows federal immigration agents arresting his co-worker, even though they acknowledged they lacked a warrant to enter the home.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 11:34 p.m.
Idaho governor weighs in on immigration detention contract
Idaho Gov. Butch Otter told Jerome County officials that they should not be swayed by possible legal challenges as they consider leasing space in the county’s new jail to U.S. …
Mon., Aug. 28, 2017
Feds say WSU student leader solicited sex with minor
A 20-year-old Washington State University student who held leadership positions in several student organizations, including the Young Democrats, was arrested in a sting operation targeting sexual predators earlier this year. …
Sat., Aug. 5, 2017, 5 a.m.
ICE arrests Spokane foreign exchange student trying to leave the country
A high school exchange student from Germany who was charged with a crime during his stay in Spokane was arrested by ICE last month as he attempted to leave the …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 4:44 p.m.
Idaho dairy group opposes immigration detention contract
A dairymen group in south-central Idaho has sent a letter to Jerome County commissioners in opposition to a pending contract that would lease out space in the county’s new jail …
Tue., July 11, 2017, 11:47 a.m.
Hundreds protest immigration detention contract in Idaho
Protesters in south-central Idaho say a pending contract that would allow federal authorities to use a local jail as an immigration detention facility will spread fear throughout the region’s Hispanic …
Thu., June 8, 2017, 2:06 p.m.
Faster-moving sea ice forces polar bears to use more energy
Rapid global warming has sped up the movement of sea ice off Alaska’s coasts, and already at-risk polar bears are paying a price, a new U.S. study says.
UPDATED: Wed., May 31, 2017, 2:57 p.m.
As Trump mulls Paris climate deal, Antarctica could soon break off a Delaware-sized iceberg
A long-growing crack in the Larsen C ice shelf, one of Antarctica’s largest floating platforms of ice, appears to be nearing its endgame.
Thu., May 18, 2017, 10:21 a.m.
Thanks to global warming, Antarctica is starting to turn green
Researchers in Antarctica have discovered rapidly growing banks of mosses on the ice continent’s northern peninsula, providing striking evidence of climate change in the coldest and most remote parts of …
Fri., April 28, 2017
Goodman: Immigrant movement builds toward May Day
The immigrants-rights movement, organized by some of the most vulnerable people in our society, is hitting the streets in force on Monday.
UPDATED: Thu., April 27, 2017, 10:56 p.m.
Padden, Ferguson at odds over immigration advice
Sen. Mike Padden, Attorney General Bob Ferguson spar over how cities and counties should respond to federal requests for help with immigration enforcement.
Wed., April 26, 2017, 4:20 p.m.
Scientists keep increasing their projections for how much the oceans will rise this century
A report by a leading research body monitoring the Arctic has found that previous projections of global sea level rise for the end of the century could be too low, …
Wed., April 19, 2017, 9:45 a.m.
Pendleton council decides against ‘sanctuary city’ status
The East Oregonian newspaper reported that a resident asked the Pendleton City Council to adopt an American Civil Liberties Union-endorsed list of nine policies and rules that limited local police …
Wed., April 12, 2017, 9:31 a.m.
About 400 Washington ICE detainees launch hunger strike
Washington immigration activists say about 400 detainees held at an ICE detention center are participating in a hunger strike.
Tue., April 11, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
After errors, ICE suspends reports designed to embarrass ‘sanctuary’ cities
Immigration and Customs Enforcement is suspending a recently adopted practice of reporting cities that don’t cooperate with federal detention efforts after the first few reports were plagued by errors.
Mon., April 10, 2017, 11:26 p.m.
Salt keeps icy roads safe. It’s also putting North America’s freshwater lakes at risk.
During the past half-century, annual U.S. sales of road salt grew from 160,000 tons to about 20 million tons, as a group of environmental scientists pointed out in a study …
UPDATED: Thu., March 30, 2017, 4:39 p.m.
‘He’s free to go’: Mexican man says he’s hopeful for future
A Mexican man who had been arrested despite his participation in a program designed to prevent the deportation of those brought to the U.S. illegally as children walked free after …
UPDATED: Wed., March 29, 2017, 5:02 p.m.
Mexican man freed after arrest despite protected status
A Mexican man who has spent more than six weeks in immigration detention despite his participation in a program designed to protect those brought to the U.S. illegally as children …
Mon., March 20, 2017, 10:50 a.m.
Dozens arrested in immigration raid during Detroit cockfight
About 50 men could be deported after they were caught during an immigration raid on a suspected cockfighting and illegal gambling operation in Detroit.