Stories tagged: rabies
Fri., May 17, 2019
100 years ago in Spokane: Juries award $1,500 to parents of boy who died from rabies and family of girl who fell in Hutton Building elevator shaft
The parents of a boy who died from rabies and the parents of a girl who fell 75 feet down an elevator shaft were each awarded $1,500 by juries in …
Thu., May 16, 2019
100 years ago in Spokane: Seventh-graders build sidewalk, drinking fountains, basement floors at Hamilton school
Seventh-grade boys in manual training classes at Hamilton and Whitman schools installed a 100-foot long sidewalk at Hamilton school.
Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 2:15 p.m.
Considering the damaging – and in some cases, even fatal – effects of rabies, it was not surprising that when people in the city of Milton, W.Va., saw raccoons behaving …
Tue., Sept. 25, 2018
100 years ago in Spokane: Wolfhound, likely rabid, escapes movie studio and bites children, kills puppies
A large gray wolfhound belonging to movie actor William Cooper escaped from the Washington Motion Picture Corp. studios at Minnehaha Park. The actor put a “lost dog” ad in the …
UPDATED: Sat., June 30, 2018, 9:24 p.m.
Health officials are concerned someone may have touched a bat found dead Thursday near the playground at Don Morse Park.
Fri., March 16, 2018, 2:25 p.m.
A 9-year-old North Carolina girl says she went to investigate why her mother was screaming and encountered a coyote that tried to make a snack out of her.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 9:38 p.m.
The Washington state Department of Health is advising residents to take precautions if they encounter a bat after the state experienced a record number of rabies cases in the species …
Tue., Aug. 29, 2017, 11:29 a.m.
Health officials say a rabid bat was found in Ada County.
Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 10:55 a.m.
Eastern Idaho officials say two rabid bats were recently found in Idaho Falls and Swan Valley.
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 2:25 p.m.
State officials say a bat has tested positive for rabies in southeastern Idaho and area residents should take precautions.
Fri., March 3, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: Quarantine ordered for dogs in Eastern Washington in response to feared rabies outbreak
A quarantine was in effect against unmuzzled, free-running dogs in Spokane and nine other Eastern Washington counties – yet The Spokesman-Review reported that “unmuzzled dogs cavorted gleefully in the downtown …
Sat., Oct. 1, 2016, 9:37 p.m.
Public health officials say a man in south-central Idaho is receiving treatment after being bitten by a bat that has tested positive for rabies.
Wed., Aug. 10, 2016, 2:59 p.m.
A Grant County woman was bitten by a rabid bat Monday and is now receiving anti-rabies vaccines.
Thu., Aug. 4, 2016, 3:41 p.m.
Officials are looking for a woman who dropped off a dead bat at the Spokane Regional Health District on Wednesday without speaking to anyone or giving her name. Health district …
Fri., July 10, 2015, 2:44 p.m.
A dead bat, found on the shores of Priest Lake, has tested positive for rabies, according to a news release from Panhandle Health District.
Thu., July 9, 2015
A young girl bitten by a rabid bat near Liberty Lake is receiving a series of vaccine injections to prevent rabies. The girl’s mother, who had contact with the bat …
Wed., July 8, 2015, 10:37 a.m.
A girl bitten by a rabid bat Saturday near Liberty Lake is receiving a series of vaccine injections to prevent rabies.
Sat., July 6, 2013
When Nicholle Joyce learned she’d been exposed to a rabid bat at a Spirit Lake home and she was nine days into the 10-day window for a lifesaving vaccine for …
Thu., June 20, 2013
Three rabid bats have been found in the Coeur d’Alene area in recent weeks – an unusually high number so soon after the mammals have emerged from hibernation. “Generally we …
Fri., June 14, 2013, 2:52 p.m.
North Idaho’s third rabid bat within a month was caught this week in Coeur d’Alene by a family’s pet dog, prompting Panhandle Health District officials to remind people not to …
Wed., May 15, 2013, 12:55 p.m.
A baby is being treated for rabies after it was bitten by a bat that flew out of a patio umbrella on the deck of her grandparents’ Pasco home, the …
Wed., May 15, 2013
The first rabid bat of the season has been confirmed in Idaho after it flew into a home in northern Kootenai County, where residents found it lying on their staircase. …
Tue., May 14, 2013, 2:29 p.m.
Idaho’s first rabid bat of the season has been confirmed, after it flew into a home in northern Kootenai County last week and the residents found it lying on their …
Sun., July 29, 2012
It appeared as though nothing was biting when a Spokane fly fisher approached Idaho’s St. Joe River around 5 p.m. last Wednesday. The situation changed instantly when Tyler Comeau put …
Mon., July 27, 2009, 10:21 a.m.
A bat in the Boise area has tested positive for rabies, prompting Idaho health officials to remind people to take precautions around bats and make sure their dogs, cats and …