Stories tagged: Odessa
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016, 11:36 a.m.
Saakashvili steps down as head of corruption-plagued Odessa
Mikhail Saakashvili, the former Georgian president who became governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region, announced Monday that he is resigning in frustration at what he characterized as obstruction in efforts to …
Tue., Aug. 16, 2016, 9:50 a.m.
Driving death of beloved pastor shakes Odessa
A pastor died Monday afternoon in Odessa in a crash that authorities say was caused by brake failure.
Sun., March 8, 2015, 7:06 a.m.
Scabland trails: Smell of sage lures hikers, bikers in March
Great horned owlettes are hatching, coyotes are denning and rattlesnakes are still groggy – all signals that it’s prime time to hike, bike or ride a horse through the sagebrush …
Sun., Sept. 15, 2013
Frustrated by regulations, ranchers build slaughterhouse co-op
Ed Gross thinks connoisseurs of the “Eat Local” movement would jump at the chance to buy his beef. He manages about 300 head of Black Angus cattle for Spokane Hutterian …
Thu., Oct. 18, 2012
Blaze razes grain elevator in Odessa
Fire destroyed an Odessa, Wash., grain elevator Tuesday night, burning more than 20,000 bushels of wheat, barley and canola. The cause of the fire at the Odessa Union Warehouse Cooperative’s …
Fri., May 18, 2012
Blanchette: Common sense keeps golf champ on course
Like a lot of enterprising business travelers, Kira Powell managed to sneak in a round of golf while on the road this week. Unlike any of them, she had to …
Thu., May 17, 2012, 11:07 p.m.
Blanchette: Science of good sense keeps champ on course
Like a lot of enterprising business travelers, Kira Powell managed to sneak in a round of golf while on the road this week.
Sat., Jan. 8, 2011
Accord reached in Odessa explosion
Avista Corp. filed a settlement agreement Friday with Washington state regulators that would, if approved, resolve all issues stemming from a December 2008 natural gas explosion and fire that injured …
Mon., Oct. 11, 2010
Odessa science teacher named East Side’s best
Odessa’s Jeffery Wehr, who was featured in a 2008 Spokesman-Review story about the challenges of teaching math and science, has been named 2011 Teacher of the Year for Eastern Washington. …
Thu., Oct. 7, 2010
Tekoa, Odessa named Blue Ribbon schools
When Ken Schutz entered fifth grade in Tekoa nearly 40 years ago, he was excited to have a male teacher. That teacher was Wayne Roellich, who never imagined that one …
Wed., June 9, 2010
State seeks fine in gas explosion
State regulators say Avista Corp. should be fined in excess of $1.1 million for a December 2008 natural gas explosion in Odessa that injured two people and destroyed property. Avista …
Tue., June 8, 2010, 5:17 p.m.
Regulators recommend Avista be fined over explosion
State regulators say Avista Corp. should be fined in excess of $1.1 million for a December 2008 natural gas explosion in Odessa that injured two people and destroyed property.