Stories tagged: newport
Thu., June 22, 2017, 2:36 p.m.
Oregon man, 61, indicted on rape, sex abuse charges
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.
Purple Heart returns to Vietnam veteran after five decades
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.
New autumn train excursion in NE Washington replaces popular ride halted last year
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.
State 1A preview: Second a year ago, Freeman seeks title
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 outlast gritty Newport
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 deal includes Zodiac plant in Newport
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 identify victims of Oregon motel fire
Authorities have identified the remains of four people who perished in a motel fire in Newport, Oregon.
Fri., July 8, 2016
Wedding anniversary: Ray and Paula Dirks’ mark 50 years
Ray and Paula Dirks celebrate their 50th anniversary.
Fri., May 20, 2016, 10:48 p.m.
Prep softball: Lakeside edges Deer Park for district title
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.
State soccer: Interlake edges Mt. Spokane in 3A opener
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.
Girls basketball roundup: Newport upsets Chewelah
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
Northeast A: Freeman picked to return to the top
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 …
Thu., Aug. 13, 2015
Zodiac Aerospace workers return to work after July explosion
The Newport, Washington, aerospace production plant that closed after an explosion last month is now open. The explosion on July 14 sent five employees of Zodiac Aerospace to the hospital. …
Thu., July 16, 2015
Five injured in explosion at Newport aerospace plant
NEWPORT, Wash. – An explosion that ripped through an aerospace company in Newport late Tuesday night injured five employees, including one critically, and could have implications for the local economy. …
Tue., July 14, 2015, 11:01 p.m.
Multiple people injured in explosion in Newport
Multiple people were injured Tuesday night in an explosion at an aerospace business in Newport, the Pend Oreille County dispatch reported.
Thu., July 2, 2015
Former St. John coach Bill Hays dies at 82
It was the night before another basketball game between coaching legends, friend and rivals – Bill Hays of St. John and Gene Smith of Reardan. Smith recalled the story Wednesday …
Thu., Aug. 28, 2014
State champs loaded
Freeman has caught the attention of local and statewide football fans. Now the Scotties are gaining prominence on a national scale.
Tue., Dec. 17, 2013
In brief: Spokane man dies after Saturday accident near Newport
A Spokane man died Sunday after the car he was riding in Saturday night hit a ditch along state Highway 211 west of Newport, Wash. David Pitts, 56, was a …
Wed., Jan. 11, 2012, 7:54 p.m.
Newport athlete Wiley turned his life around
NEWPORT – Teachers at Lakewood High near Long Beach, Calif., would be stunned to learn that Jake Wiley will graduate this spring at Newport.
Sun., Nov. 20, 2011
St. George’s boys finish third at state soccer
The St. George’s boys soccer team wasn’t about to let an early two-goal deficit keep it from closing out its impressive season with a win. After Mark Phillips scored twice …
Sat., Nov. 19, 2011
Grizzlies will play for third
SHORELINE, Wash. – The Newport Grizzlies will play soccer today. It just won’t be at 2 p.m. for the State 1A championship. The Grizzlies, like every other Cashmere High opponent …
Sun., Nov. 6, 2011
All three GSL 4A girls soccer teams qualify for state tournament
Greater Spokane League girls soccer teams showed their greatness Saturday in State 4A elimination games. Central Valley, Gonzaga Prep and Mead all won and advanced to the state playoffs.
Tue., Dec. 7, 2010
Prep roundup: Wiese hits 3; Newport wins
Courtney Wiese banked in a 3-pointer with 2.5 seconds left to lift Newport to a 38-37 nonleague girls basketball victory over visiting Timberlake on Monday night. The Tigers (3-3) had …
Fri., Oct. 1, 2010
Ecology officials offer plan to improve river
Officials at the Washington Department of Ecology have developed a plan to reduce temperatures and improve water quality in the Pend Oreille River.
Thu., April 29, 2010
Spokane woman injured in crash
A Spokane woman was injured Wednesday in a car accident near Pendleton, Ore., that sent her to the hospital and the driver to jail.
Tue., April 27, 2010
Funding promises Pend Oreille County Internet speed
A $27.3 million federal economic stimulus grant promises cutting-edge fiber optic Internet service for southern Pend Oreille County, if officials accept it.
Mon., Aug. 24, 2009, 8:14 a.m.
Man in serious condition after pickup rolls
A Cusick man was listed in serious condition today at Sacred Heart Medical Center following an accident 18 miles north of Newport on state Highway 20 on Sunday evening.
Tue., Oct. 30, 2007
Newport woman guilty of conspiracy
A 29-year-old woman who drove a getaway truck after a Newport, Wash., bank robbery earlier this year was convicted of conspiracy Monday in U.S. District Court in Spokane. The 12-member …
Tue., Sept. 11, 2007
Commuter steers away from fuel costs
Each weekday Fred Anderson makes the 100-mile round trip trek from his condo in downtown Spokane to his job in Newport, Wash. For most people, the commute wouldn’t be worth …