Stories tagged: North Dakota
Sat., Sept. 10, 2016, 11:30 p.m.
The Standing Rock Sioux’s effort to block a four-state oil pipeline got a lifeline when the federal government temporarily stopped the project, a move some say likely may forever change …
Wed., Sept. 7, 2016, 6:06 p.m.
North Dakota authorities are recruiting law enforcement officers from across the state to guard the site of a protest in anticipation of an impending federal ruling on whether to block …
Tue., Sept. 6, 2016, 2:26 p.m.
A federal judge has granted the Standing Rock Sioux tribe’s request to temporarily stop work on some, but not all of a portion of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline …
Sun., Sept. 4, 2016
A couple of recent developments show that Washington state is doing what it can to ensure safer passage and to develop an emergency response strategy.
Fri., Aug. 19, 2016, 7:36 p.m.
The University of North Dakota is looking for ways to save money in its athletic department, and it could include a change in conference affiliation.
Wed., Aug. 17, 2016, 4:30 p.m.
A tribal leader Wednesday said he contacted the White House and met with North Dakota’s senators in an effort to halt construction of a $3.8 billion, four-state oil pipeline that …
Wed., Aug. 10, 2016, 5:18 p.m.
American Indians blocked crews constructing the $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota on Wednesday, while Iowa landowners are asking a judge to halt work in their state …
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016, 5:05 p.m.
An Idaho man accused of stabbing another man near Stanley, North Dakota, last summer has reached a plea deal that allows him to avoid prison time.
Mon., Aug. 1, 2016, 1:41 p.m.
A federal judge in North Dakota has blocked the state’s voter identification law after it was challenged by a group of American Indians.
Mon., June 20, 2016, 12:23 p.m.
Authorities say a man died and three others were injured in an oil well explosion in western North Dakota.
Wed., May 11, 2016, 3:04 p.m.
The oil-producing region of North Dakota and Montana leaks 275,000 tons of methane annually, a significant amount of the greenhouse gas but less than previously believed, a study released Wednesday …
Sat., April 30, 2016, 6:48 a.m.
An oil and natural gas field in the western United States is largely responsible for a global uptick of the air pollutant ethane, according to a new study.
Thu., April 28, 2016, 8:02 a.m.
Brine spills from oil development in western North Dakota are releasing toxins into soils and waterways, sometimes at levels exceeding federal water quality standards, scientists reported Wednesday.
Wed., April 20, 2016, 2:27 p.m.
Two Native American reservations – one in the Dakotas and another in Washington – have been selected as test sites ahead of the 2020 census, as officials mull whether to …
Wed., April 13, 2016, 3:34 p.m.
A federal review says the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is failing to protect drinking-water reserves from oilfield contamination.
Sat., April 9, 2016, 11:14 p.m.
Drake Caggiula scored twice in the third period and Brock Boeser had a goal and three assists to help North Dakota win its eighth NCAA hockey championship, 5-1 over top-seeded …
Tue., March 8, 2016, 10:13 p.m.
Cameron Forte had 26 points and 12 rebounds for his 12th double-double this season, De’Sean Parsons scored a career-high 21 points and eighth-seeded Portland State beat ninth-seeded Northern Colorado 74-67 …
Sat., Feb. 27, 2016, 8:55 a.m.
North Dakota’s largest oil producer says it will suspend its well-completion operations in April.
Fri., Feb. 19, 2016, 2:06 p.m.
Jurors in the murder-for-hire trial of James Henrikson will not hear that the judge presiding over the case determined that one of the prosecution’s key witnesses gave false testimony in …
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016, 4:55 p.m.
A motion for a mistrial based on undisclosed text messages between a Spokane police detective and a witness in the James Henrikson murder-for-hire trial was thrown out Tuesday.
Sat., Feb. 13, 2016, 11:55 p.m.
Don Verlin isn’t sure what the most fortunate thing to happen to his team on Saturday was.
Thu., Feb. 11, 2016, 11:42 p.m.
Austin McBroom scored a career-high 35 points and Eastern Washington beat North Dakota 95-85 on Thursday night to take over sole possession of third place in the Big Sky Conference.
Sat., Feb. 6, 2016
When actor Josh Duhamel and his wife, Fergie, lead singer of the Black Eyed Peas, need a break from life in Los Angeles, they head to a place not known …
Sat., Jan. 16, 2016, 10:03 p.m.
Martin Breunig scored five points in the final 1:30 and Montana closed on a 10-0 run for a 65-61 victory over North Dakota on Saturday in Grand Forks, North Dakota, …
Sat., Jan. 2, 2016, 4:52 p.m.
Geno Crandall scored seven of his 15 points in the final three minutes and added a key block to help North Dakota pull away and beat Eastern Washington 79-71 on …
Tue., Dec. 22, 2015, 7:10 p.m.
A statement from Doug Carlile identifying James Henrikson as his potential killer will not be heard by jurors, and the publicity of the statement could end up moving Henrikson’s trial, …
Sat., Dec. 12, 2015, 7:47 p.m.
North Dakota true freshman Bruce Anderson returned the second-half kickoff for a touchdown to spark the four-time defending FCS champions to a 23-13 victory over Northern Iowa in a hard-fought …
Wed., Nov. 18, 2015, 9:05 p.m.
University of North Dakota backers have selected Fighting Hawks as the school’s new nickname, the school announced Wednesday.
Wed., Sept. 23, 2015
The getaway driver accused in the murder-for-hire of South Hill businessman Doug Carlile pleaded guilty Tuesday, leaving only two of the six men implicated in the scheme to stand trial. …
Fri., Sept. 18, 2015
The trial of James Henrikson, the man accused of ordering the murder of businessman Doug Carlile in his South Hill home in December 2013, will take place in Richland, a …