Stories tagged: NW Today
TUESDAY, NOV. 1, 2011, 8:52 A.M.
NW today: Slaying suspect in jail, baby OK
An Amber alert has been canceled in Washington state after a slaying suspect on the run with his 9-month old daughter surrendered early today at Good Samaritan Hospital in Puyallup.
TUESDAY, OCT. 25, 2011, 10:26 A.M.
NW today: Betty White an honorary WSU alumna
Actress Betty White is now an honorary alumna of Washington State University. Earlier this month, White received the honor, along with a white doctor’s coat, at the Washington State Veterinary …
MONDAY, OCT. 24, 2011, 9 A.M.
NW today: Elk hunter injured in grizzly attack
Officials say a grizzly bear with two cubs attacked and injured an elk hunter in northwestern Montana before being killed by the hunter’s partner.
FRIDAY, OCT. 21, 2011, 10:57 A.M.
NW today: Worker taken for ride in portable toilet
A Hanford worker was taken for a ride in a portable toilet when it was picked up by a fork lift driver who didn’t realize it was occupied.
FRIDAY, OCT. 14, 2011, 11:17 A.M.
NW today: 75-foot vessel sinks in Puget Sound
A boom has been deployed to contain an oil sheen around a 75-foot vessel that sank this morning in the Puget Sound off Seattle.
MONDAY, OCT. 10, 2011, 9:14 A.M.
NW today: Seattle ‘superhero’ arrested for assault
Seattle’s self-proclaimed superhero known as Phoenix Jones was arrested early Sunday and accused of assaulting several people with pepper spray.
FRIDAY, OCT. 7, 2011, 8:54 A.M.
NW today: Frat members arrested for sorority raid
Five members of a Washington State University fraternity have been arrested for what they call a “porch raid” prank and what police call residential burglary.
THURSDAY, OCT. 6, 2011, 2:50 P.M.
NW today: Races wide open in 2 Idaho towns
Voters in two eastern Idaho towns will receive blank ballots during a Nov. 8 election to fill local government seats.
MONDAY, OCT. 3, 2011, 3:08 P.M.
NW today: Group sues to protect pygmy rabbit
An environmental group is suing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over its decision that the tiny pygmy rabbit does not warrant protection under the Endangered Species Act.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 30, 2011, 1:35 P.M.
NW today: Judge fines Longshore union $250,000
A federal judge fined a Longshore union $250,000 today for its tactics in a Longview labor dispute, and he warned that individual protesters could face their own penalties for future …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 29, 2011, 9:53 A.M.
NW today: Cantaloupe linked to listeria in S. Idaho
The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare says 43,000 pounds of cantaloupe donated to the public in southern Idaho might have been contaminated with listeria, but most of it has …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 27, 2011, 9:49 A.M.
NW today: Methow dropped from park proposal
A group proposing an expansion of the North Cascades National Park has dropped plans to include much of the Methow Valley because of opposition from mountain bikers, hunters and hikers …
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 21, 2011, 4:20 P.M.
NW today: Washington boy pulled from ocean finally home
A 12-year-old Washington state boy pulled seemingly lifeless from the Pacific Ocean six weeks ago after being underwater for at least 15 minutes has gone home.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 20, 2011, 11:36 A.M.
NW today: Fleeing may have triggered grizzly mauling
Investigators say a fatal bear mauling in Yellowstone National Park was possibly triggered by the California victim and his wife screaming and yelling as they ran from an approaching grizzly …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 15, 2011, 10:46 A.M.
NW today: Tacoma teachers defy orders, continue strike
As teachers in Washington state’s third-largest school district defy a judge’s order and continue to strike, negotiators for the schools, the teachers union and a state mediator will meet to …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 14, 2011, 12:43 P.M.
NW today: Judge orders striking teachers to work
A judge is ordering teachers in Washington state’s third-largest school district to go back to work.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 2, 2011, 12:17 P.M.
NW today: Hypothermic woman crawls out of swamp
A Centralia woman, 23, was soaking wet, in her underwear, and covered with scratches from brush when she was rescued Thursday morning after crawling out of a swamp near the …
TUESDAY, AUG. 30, 2011, 10:14 A.M.
NW Today: 4th military motorcycle fatality in W. Wash.
The death of an Air Force sergeant in a motorcycle crash Friday on Interstate 5 at Tacoma is the fourth time since April a member of the military has died …
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 24, 2011, 9:43 A.M.
NW today: School board tussle brings police
A disagreement at an Everett School Board meeting got so heated, police were called to intervene.
MONDAY, AUG. 22, 2011, 9:34 A.M.
NW today: Pullman mulls rules for marijuana gardens
The Pullman City Council will discuss medical marijuana and the possible regulation of newly approved “community gardens” at its regular meeting Tuesday.
FRIDAY, AUG. 19, 2011, 12:57 P.M.
NW today: Up to 1,100 more layoffs at Hanford
The Department of Energy has authorized its environmental cleanup contractors at Hanford to lay off up to 1,100 more workers in the fiscal year that starts Oct. 1.
THURSDAY, AUG. 18, 2011, 2:17 P.M.
NW today: Court pushes open investigative records
The public release of investigative records does not violate the privacy of an officer who was accused of sexual assault but never charged, Washington’s Supreme Court ruled today.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 17, 2011, 11:06 A.M.
NW today: Seattle mayor says it’s time to build tunnel
Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn has conceded defeat in a battle over a planned tunnel to replace the city’s Alaskan Way Viaduct along the waterfront.
TUESDAY, AUG. 16, 2011, 11:13 A.M.
NW today: Trout face climate change troubles
A study by fisheries researchers concludes that climate change might cut the West’s trout habitat in half over the next 70 years.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 10, 2011, 11:06 A.M.
NW today: Candidate says illegal aliens ‘should be shot’
City officials here should oust all illegal aliens and turn Kennewick into an English-only language community, a city council candidate says.
MONDAY, AUG. 8, 2011, 9:47 A.M.
NW today: Woman’s listing as slain is surprise to her
Cheri Schumann would like Kennewick High School’s class of 1971 to know she is very much alive.
FRIDAY, AUG. 5, 2011, 9:29 A.M.
NW today: Police open probe of Internet cartoons
Renton, Wash., Police Chief Kevin Milosevich sees nothing funny about a series of animated Internet videos that mock city police and other city employees.
THURSDAY, AUG. 4, 2011, 12:06 P.M.
NW today: Same-sex households up 53 percent
Census figures show the number of same-sex households in Washington increased 53 percent in the past decade.
MONDAY, AUG. 1, 2011, 11:12 A.M.
NW today: Former ski team member attacked by bear
Former U.S. Ski Team member Ani Haas says she feels fortunate to have suffered just scratches to her left arm and chest when she encountered a black bear while running …
UPDATED: THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2011, 3:08 P.M.
NW today: Idaho man bags state record carp
Idaho Fish and Game officials say a Kuna man’s 67-pound carp pulled from the C.J. Strike Reservoir is the biggest on record.