Stories tagged: Pacific Northwest
Fri., March 22, 2019, 9:07 a.m.
The Iditarod musher who was hours ahead in the Alaska wilderness race when his dogs refused to keep running dismissed critics who say he ran them too hard and chalked …
UPDATED: Thu., March 21, 2019, 5:40 p.m.
Acting U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt is ordering federal land managers to give more consideration to public access concerns when buying, selling or trading public land
Sun., March 17, 2019, 12:10 p.m.
The Army Corps of Engineers hopes to decide by mid-2020 whether to allow Pebble Limited Partnership to open a copper and gold mine at the headwaters of Bristol Bay in …
UPDATED: Sat., March 16, 2019, 4:01 p.m.
Farmers in the Yakima Valley are still assessing the damage after a snow and windstorm a month ago left 1,850 dairy cows dead in the span of a few hours.
UPDATED: Fri., March 15, 2019, 9:31 p.m.
The strange, captivating story of Buttons the elk might finally have a happy ending.
Fri., March 15, 2019, 5:42 p.m.
The Trump administration has finalized changes to sweeping federal land use plans for Western states to ease energy industry restrictions in a way officials say will protect a struggling bird …
UPDATED: Fri., March 15, 2019, 5:31 p.m.
Wyoming governor vetoes bill that would have allowed state Legislature to sue the state of Washington over coal exports.
UPDATED: Fri., March 15, 2019, 1:56 p.m.
A suspect was in custody Friday after a Montana Highway Patrol officer was shot near Evaro Hill as police were searching for a suspect in a related shooting in Missoula …
Tue., March 12, 2019, 3:53 p.m.
Yellowstone National Park has recorded its first grizzly bear sighting of the year as bears start to come out of hibernation with the pending end of winter.
Tue., March 12, 2019, 3:50 p.m.
Alaska Airlines says a flight headed to Seattle returned to Portland, Oregon, after the crew shut down one of the aircraft’s engines.
Tue., March 12, 2019, 12:27 p.m.
Authorities say DNA testing helped them confirm notorious serial killer Ted Bundy also murdered a northern Utah teen.
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 5:46 p.m.
A member of the right-wing Proud Boys group was arrested Tuesday in Oregon after being indicted last month on assault charges.
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 8:48 a.m.
A Montana man dubbed the AK-47 bandit and accused of holding up banks in several states has pleaded guilty to robbing a bank in Nebraska.
Mon., March 11, 2019, 9:30 a.m.
A former athletic trainer charged with abusing numerous Montana students over decades under the guise of improving their athletic performance is due to plead guilty to a federal coercion charge.
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 3:42 p.m.
Senate votes to give state Need Grant program more money, change its name and its requirements.
Sun., March 10, 2019, 5:23 p.m.
Sunday’s deadly crash of a Boeing 737 Max 8 jet in Ethiopia bears striking similarities to an accident involving another Max in October in Indonesia but safety experts caution against …
UPDATED: Sat., March 9, 2019, 5:13 p.m.
If you ever wished to gaze at a stomping, snorting, neighing panorama of Western heritage from your living-room window, now could be your chance.
UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019, 12:27 p.m.
An unvaccinated 6-year-old Oregon boy was hospitalized for two months for tetanus and almost died after getting cut while playing on a farm.
UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019, 9:22 p.m.
U.S. wildlife officials plan to lift protections for gray wolves across the Lower 48 states, a move that Chris Bachman, wildlife program director at the Spokane-based Lands Council, called premature …
UPDATED: Mon., March 4, 2019, 2:14 p.m.
An Oregon man who was rescued after five days stuck in deep snow with his dog is deeply grateful to his rescuers and embarrassed to have caused so much trouble, …
Mon., March 4, 2019, 5 a.m.
The Olympic National Park Wilderness Information Center will move to an online reservation system allowing backpackers to check the availability of sites in real time, plan their trip and receive …
Sun., March 3, 2019, 2:13 p.m.
Clark County Methodists seek inclusive message after the United Methodist Church voted Tuesday to maintain bans against LGBTQ clergy and same-gender marriages.
Sat., March 2, 2019, 1:13 p.m.
Two Washington state restaurants have closed over concerns that customers and employees were sickened by a norovirus outbreak.
UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 2:11 p.m.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signed the nation’s first statewide mandatory rent control measure on Thursday, giving a victory to housing advocates who say skyrocketing rent costs in the economically booming …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 11:24 a.m.
An Alaska Airlines flight was diverted to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport after a foul odor sickened some passengers and crew members.
Wed., Feb. 27, 2019, 11:06 a.m.
An explosion heard around North Beach on Sunday morning has been confirmed to be the controlled detonation of unspent anti-aircraft explosive devices used in military exercises dating back decades and …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 26, 2019, 3:36 p.m.
Passengers stranded on an Amtrak train for more than a day in a remote and snowed-in part of Oregon said the train was moving again Tuesday after it got stuck …
Mon., Feb. 25, 2019, 11:19 a.m.
Schools in western Oregon delayed start times or closed altogether as another round of winter weather hit parts of the Northwest, producing slick roads and causing flights to be cancelled …
Sun., Feb. 24, 2019, 5:19 p.m.
Officials in Oregon’s Multnomah County are reporting a fifth possible case of measles. The Oregonian reports four people already diagnosed with measles were exposed to the highly contagious virus from …
Sat., Feb. 23, 2019, 12:02 p.m.
The parents of a Seattle area high school football player who died during a team workout are suing the school district.