Stories tagged: newport
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 11:09 p.m.
About 100 people turned out for Tuesday’s public hearing on a silicon smelter proposed for the Newport area, with many raising concerns about the project.
UPDATED: Thu., June 21, 2018, 9:41 a.m.
A Canadian company that wants to build a controversial silicon smelter near Newport says it’s ready to start the environmental review process. Meanwhile, citizens groups have challenge the sale of …
Tue., April 24, 2018
Residents fighting a Northeast Washington silicon smelter are challenging the sale of public land to HiTest Sand, the Alberta company trying to build the smelter.
UPDATED: Mon., April 16, 2018, 7:04 p.m.
State officials closed a highway in Pend Oreille County because of water runoff that submerged the roadway Monday morning.
UPDATED: Tue., April 10, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
Newport is one of the few rural towns without its own airfield. An effort is underway to change that.
Sun., March 25, 2018
I understand some of the concerns voiced by opponents of the silicon smelter, but to that, I must say, let the process play itself out. Washington state has some of …
Wed., March 21, 2018, 6 a.m.
When North Korea conducts a nuclear bomb test, a collection of sensitive instruments tucked into a forested bunker in northeast Washington detects it and sends the data around the world.
Mon., Jan. 29, 2018
For 124 years, people have gathered at Kelly’s Restaurant and Bar in Newport to conduct business, drown their sorrows, celebrate, fill their stomachs and at one time wrestle with a …
Mon., Jan. 1, 2018, 6:10 p.m.
The first season of the Scenic Pend Oreille River Train based in Newport was a financial and operational success according to organizers.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 18, 2017, 7:05 p.m.
The company proposing to build a silicon smelter near Newport will pay $1 million for studies about the smelter’s effect on the electrical grid.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 6:58 p.m.
The Kalispel Tribe wrote a letter to Gov. Jay Inslee opposing a proposed silicon smelter in Newport. The tribe is concerned about smelter emissions and a $300,000 state grant awarded …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 2:20 p.m.
Plans to build a $325 million dollar silicon smelter south of town drew a large crowd to the Newport High School gym Wednesday night.
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 4 a.m.
A youthful Freeman defense put the Northeast A League on notice in 2016. The Scotties posted four shutouts and yielded just six points a game in the regular season.
Thu., Aug. 24, 2017
The iconic Roxy Theater in Newport, once an entertainment destination for residents of northeast Washington and North Idaho, is tearing tickets and serving popcorn again.
Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 8:15 a.m.
A Seattle couple became engaged as the solar eclipse reached totality in Oregon.
Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 9:31 a.m.
Oregon State Police say three people died in a head-on collision in Lincoln County.
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 12:04 p.m.
A federal grant will help Spokane Community Colleges fund a welding and fabrication certificate program for students at its Newport Center.
UPDATED: Thu., June 29, 2017, 3:30 p.m.
Zodiac Cabin & Structures Support LLC of Newport has been fined $500,000 by the state Department of Labor and Industries, one of the largest penalties ever assessed by the agency.
Thu., June 22, 2017, 2:36 p.m.
An Oregon man has been indicted on charges he sexually abused two girls, one from when he worked as a special education assistant at Newport High School.
UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017, 11:37 a.m.
NEWPORT, Wash. – Allen Pough remembers the day vividly. He could hardly see anything as he cut his way through thick, green foliage with a machete along the Ho Chi …
UPDATED: Fri., March 24, 2017, 10:27 p.m.
A new tourist train excursion in northeast Washington will begin this summer, taking riders along the Pend Oreille River from Newport to Usk.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 4:22 p.m.
It’s no secret the Freeman boys basketball team wants to get back to the State 1A championship game.
Sat., Feb. 25, 2017, 9:46 p.m.
Freeman boys basketball coach Marty Jessett wasn’t thrilled his team had to face Northeast A foe Newport in a State 1A regional opener Saturday.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 20, 2017, 6:01 p.m.
French aerospace manufacturing giant Safran’s $9 billion deal to acquire compatriot aircraft interiors company Zodiac includes a string of Zodiac subsidiaries in Washington state. Zodiac operates plants making cabin interiors …
Mon., Aug. 8, 2016, 2:01 p.m.
Authorities have identified the remains of four people who perished in a motel fire in Newport, Oregon.
Fri., July 8, 2016
Ray and Paula Dirks celebrate their 50th anniversary.
Fri., May 20, 2016, 10:48 p.m.
Peyton Thomas doubled twice and had three runs batted in Friday as Lakeside held off Deer Park 11-10 in the championship game of the District 7 1A softball tournament.
Tue., May 17, 2016, 9:43 p.m.
The match had barely ended when Mt. Spokane soccer coach Ryan Campanella began to rewind the plays in his mind.
Fri., Jan. 15, 2016, 11:03 p.m.
Cydni Lewis had 11 points and five steals and Faith Rosen added 10 points, including six in the fourth, as Newport upset Chewelah 40-30 in a Northeast A League game …
Thu., Sept. 3, 2015
All of the signs pointed to Freeman last year. The Scotties, basking in the glow from their 2013 State 1A title, opened last season on the national radar, ranked 25th …