NW today: Acquittal in dead weasel assault
A jury acquitted a Hoquiam man who was accused of breaking into a home and throwing a dead mink at another man during a confrontation that made weasel headlines across …
December 7, 2011 in Region
NW today: N. Idaho man to stand trial again for murder
A man accused of killing a North Idaho woman in 2001 is expected to get a new murder trial later this month.
October 12, 2011 in Region
NW today: Killing suspect linked to white supremacists
The father of a woman suspected in a Washington state killing and the disappearances of two men says she’s been addicted to heroin and methamphetamines and involved with white supremacists.
October 5, 2011 in Region
NW today: Another human foot washes ashore in B.C.
Police in Vancouver, B.C., say a human foot inside a running shoe has washed ashore, the latest in roughly a dozen such cases since 2007.
August 31, 2011 in Region
NW today: Tiny town tops in medical marijuana
In Oregon, big city Portland has cafes where medical marijuana users smoke pot while singing karaoke.
August 3, 2011 in Region
NW today: DOC faces $26,000 fine in officer’s death
State regulators have proposed a fine of $26,000 for the Department of Corrections because of safety violations in connection with the January death of an officer.
July 27, 2011 in Region
NW today: Submarine exploring sunken ship
A private submarine is diving this week near Port Townsend to examine the wreck of a steamer that sank in 1921 in Puget Sound.
June 22, 2011 in Region
NW today: Idaho woman pleads guilty in fatal crash
A De Smet woman has pleaded guilty in federal court for her role in a traffic crash that killed a pedestrian on the Coeur d’Alene Tribe’s reservation last year.
June 15, 2011 in Region
NW today: Crowd protests arrest of mute man
About 100 people came to Tuesday’s Olympia City Council meeting to protest what they say is police brutality in the arrest of a mute man last week.
June 8, 2011 in Region
NW today: Friends worried about detained journalist
The fiancé of a former Seattle journalist detained by Syria says he’s very concerned by a report she has been transferred to Iran.
May 11, 2011 in Region
NW today: Man convicted after riding bicycle nude
A 65-year-old Oregon man has been convicted of public indecency for riding his bicycle through a Corvallis park while nude.
May 4, 2011 in Region
NW today: Pasco couple claim $9.6 million Lotto prize
Before last week, retirement still seemed a ways off for Deborah Harden. Not so much now. On Tuesday, she and her husband James walked into the lottery’s regional office in …
April 13, 2011 in Region
NW today: Owl reunites with nest and mom
A collaborative effort made by Washington State University and Avista Utilities helped put a baby owl back in its habitat Monday morning.
March 22, 2011 in Outdoors, Region
NW today: Idaho tribe probing claim of waste in bison hunt
The chairman of the Nez Perce tribe in Idaho says an investigation is under way into allegations that tribal members wasted game during a recent bison hunt in Montana.
March 2, 2011 in Region
NW today: More students take and pass AP exams
About 17 percent of Washington’s class of 2010 earned college credit by passing Advanced Placement exams.
February 9, 2011 in Region
NW today: Wash. legislators might change GET program
The prospect of big tuition hikes at state universities has Washington lawmakers considering scaling back a popular program that lets parents buy tuition credits for their children years before they …
February 2, 2011 in Region
NW today: Legal pot ballot effort underway
Marijuana activists are again trying to legalize the drug in Washington state through a ballot measure.
January 26, 2011 in Region
NW today: Retiring judge gets nice jail mail
It wasn’t quite fan mail, but it definitely wasn’t hate mail. Ellensburg Judge Thomas Haven recently received a letter from an inmate in the Kittitas County jail.
January 5, 2011 in Region
NW today: Bavarian babes video boosts tourism
Tourism promoters in Leavenworth say they have a hit with a sexy YouTube video showing dancing girls, a Nutcracker figure and scenes from the Bavarian-themed North Cascades town.
December 15, 2010 in Region
NW today: Rex Rammell charged with poaching
Former Idaho gubernatorial candidate Rex Rammell has been charged with poaching an elk in eastern Idaho.
December 8, 2010 in Region
NW today: 3 hunters recovering from CO poisoning
Three Montana hunters who suffered carbon monoxide poisoning while sleeping in a wall tent with a propane heater are recovering at a Salt Lake City hospital thanks to some young …
November 3, 2010 in Region
NW today: Feds want to expand Columbia irrigation
The government has released proposals for expanding one of the nation’s largest federal irrigation projects. Congress authorized Eastern Washington’s Columbia Basin Project in 1943 to irrigate more than 1 million …
October 26, 2010 in Region
NW today: Man Tasered for jousting at police
The FBI is investigating a report that a hunter with a high-powered rifle fired on a helicopter in north-central Idaho last week, hitting it twice.
October 21, 2010 in Region
NW today: Anti-wolf activist arrested for poaching
An anti-wolf activist stands accused of illegally killing a trophy buck elk last year. Anthony Mayer was charged with felony poaching in Blaine County last month.
October 6, 2010 in Region