Stories tagged: NW Today
Tue., May 3, 2011, 8:36 a.m.
NW today: Cops don’t buy drunk driver’s excuse
Oregon State Police say they clocked a “visibly intoxicated” driver at 111 mph on Interstate 205 and weren’t impressed with her statement that she was driving a passenger to a …
Thu., April 28, 2011, 11:04 a.m.
NW today: Gift from Mexico causes tension in Yakima
A gift from a sister city in Mexico is causing some tension in Yakima among those opposed to illegal immigration.
Wed., April 27, 2011, 12:24 p.m.
NW today: NIC mulls free speech policy
Members of North Idaho College’s board of trustees are considering creating a “free speech zone” at the school’s campus, limiting potentially disruptive picketing, leafleting and other free speech activities to …
Tue., April 26, 2011, 9:15 a.m.
NW today: At Oregon gym, burn calories, move electrons
In one Oregon fitness center, the whirring of stationary bikes is the sound of power.
Tue., April 26, 2011, 8:38 a.m.
Boeing Field air controller fired for sleeping on job
The Federal Aviation Administration says a third air traffic controller has been fired for nap
Mon., April 25, 2011, 9:49 a.m.
NW today: Homeless man, dog live in rowboat
A homeless man and his dog have made a place for themselves, living in a 14-foot rowboat under the Highway 520 bridge in Seattle on the shore of Lake Washington.
Wed., April 20, 2011, 8:55 a.m.
NW Today: Idaho ranks 5th in household cell phone use
A new study ranks Idaho as the nation’s fifth highest state in the number of households relying only on cellular telephones.
Tue., April 19, 2011, 8:30 a.m.
NW today: Suicide training follows open mic stabbing
Officials in Bend are planning free suicide prevention training after a man fatally stabbed himself following a performance in a coffee shop last week.
Fri., April 15, 2011, 9:04 a.m.
NW today: Cop killer released from mental hospital
A man who was convicted of killing a Seattle police officer in 1984 has been released from Western State Hospital. KIRO-TV reports Michael Trott is one of 24 mentally ill …
Tue., April 12, 2011, 11:27 a.m.
NW today: Tsunami victim’s body found in Oregon
The body of a man washed out to sea last month when the tsunami from Japan hit the Northern California coast has been found more than 300 miles north in …
Mon., April 11, 2011, 8:43 a.m.
NW today: Campus display to shine light on suicide
Idaho consistently has one of the nation’s highest suicide rates, but a group of Lewis-Clark State College students wants that to change.
Fri., April 8, 2011, 9:49 a.m.
NW today: Zoo chick swap tricks rare condors
Keepers at the Oregon Zoo have pulled off a California condor chick trick. An inexperienced pair of the endangered condors got rough with a freshly hatched chick last weekend, and …
Wed., April 6, 2011, 8:34 a.m.
NW today: T.G.I. Fridays has a beef with trophy thief
A T.G.I Friday’s in southwestern Idaho has a beef with whoever took its giant hamburger trophy.
Mon., April 4, 2011, 10:22 a.m.
NW today: Buy satellite TV package, get free gun
The owner of a RadioShack in Idaho is taking a cue from a Montana store and offering a free shotgun with the purchase of a satellite television package.
Wed., March 23, 2011, 9 a.m.
NW today: Former pharmacist sentenced for pill theft
A former Lewiston pharmacist has been sentenced in federal court for stealing hydrocodone pills from the pharmacy where he was employed last year.
Mon., March 21, 2011, 1:06 p.m.
NW today: Woman charged with paying babysitter in pills
A 27-year-old Missoula woman is charged with paying her babysitter with prescription antianxiety and sleeping pills.
Wed., March 16, 2011, 8:54 a.m.
NW today: Guitar sculpture remembers Kurt Cobain
A concrete sculpture of a guitar in memory of Kurt Cobain will be unveiled in Aberdeen on April 5, the 17th anniversary of the grunge singer’s death.
Tue., March 15, 2011, 9:14 a.m.
NW today: Bill would OK compensated surrogacy
Under current state law, Washington couples wishing to have children via surrogacy are often forced to pay a woman under the table or go out of state to find one …
Mon., March 14, 2011, 8:28 a.m.
NW today: Oregon ports seek federal aid for tsunami
Curry County commissioners voted at special meeting Sunday to declare an emergency at the county’s three ports — Port Orford, Gold Beach and Brookings — because of damage when Friday’s …
Thu., March 10, 2011, 8 a.m.
NW today: Elderly mutt up for hero award
A fiercely protective, elderly mutt is up for a national hero award for pestering her owner in the hours before he had a heart attack and then barking for help …
Wed., March 9, 2011, 9:46 a.m.
NW today: Vancouver UFO identified as kite with lights
A UFO mystery in Vancouver has been solved. The Columbian says the reports last month of lights in the sky were caused by a large kite carrying nearly 500 LED …
Mon., March 7, 2011, 8:53 a.m.
NW today: Judge orders hysterectomy, patient appeals
The Montana Supreme Court has stayed a District Court ruling ordering a cancer patient to undergo a hysterectomy to give the patient time to appeal the finding that she was …
Thu., March 3, 2011, 11:57 a.m.
NW today: Boy says teacher taped him to chair
A South Sound mom says she’s furious that a Pleasant Glade Elementary School teacher taped her son to a chair in a classroom Tuesday.
Tue., March 1, 2011, 8:53 a.m.
NW today: Man stabs Pullman officer during confrontation
A cell phone may have saved a Pullman Police officer’s life early Monday after he was stabbed by an allegedly incoherent, college-aged man.
Mon., Feb. 28, 2011, 9:57 a.m.
NW today: School ‘fight club’ revealed on video
Some Tacoma parents discovered a fight club at their children’s school after seeing a cell phone video.
Fri., Feb. 25, 2011, 9:04 a.m.
NW today: College leaders say cuts’ effects will be grim
By midmorning today, all of those testifying on a plan to nullify the federal health insurance overhaul were supporting the bill.
Tue., Feb. 22, 2011, 8:12 a.m.
NW today: Officer fired after Taser joke with friend
A veteran Post Falls police officer and former “Officer of the Year” has lost his job for using his Taser while joking around with a friend on duty.
Mon., Feb. 21, 2011, 8:28 a.m.
NW today: Lawmaker refuses airport search, takes boat
An Alaska state lawmaker is returning home by sea after refusing a pat-down search at a Seattle airport, a spokeswoman said.
Fri., Feb. 18, 2011, 9:15 a.m.
NW today: Feds settle discrimination case with developer
Federal attorneys say they have reached a settlement with the developer of a Post Falls condominium complex that was built in a way that made it inaccessible to people with …
Thu., Feb. 17, 2011, 8:10 a.m.
NW today: More charges in Lakewood police shooting
The Pierce County prosecutor has filed additional charges against the man accused of being the getaway driver when Maurice Clemmons killed four Lakewood police officers.