Stories tagged: teens
Sun., Jan. 20, 2019, 5 a.m.
Though education surveys show vaping use is down among Idaho high school students, health officials are concerned about vaping’s rising popularity among teens nationwide.
Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 1:46 p.m.
The nation’s top health authorities agree: Teen vaping is an epidemic that now affects some 3.6 million underage users of Juul and other e-cigarettes. But no one seems to know …
Sun., Dec. 16, 2018
The government’s top doctor is taking aim at the best-selling electronic cigarette brand in the U.S., urging swift action to prevent Juul and similar vaping brands from addicting millions of …
Wed., Dec. 12, 2018, 6 p.m.
New study offers new evidence of how readily – and innocently – a potentially fatal addiction to opioids can take hold. It also shows how important it is that dentists …
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 6 p.m.
All of this caffeine may be amplifying anxiety, compromising tonight’s sleep, tanking tomorrow’s school performance, inhibiting nutrient absorption, dehydrating your cells, and when mixed with alcohol, causing real trouble.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 23, 2018, 10:19 p.m.
“We feel connected to the 15-year-old girl still living inside of you, and are outraged by the 17-year-old boy still living inside of him,” wrote three Idaho girls in an …
Wed., Sept. 12, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Two Tri-City men with a history of shooting at cars and homes are accused of directing two teens to shoot a Fourth of July reveler at Howard Amon Park.
UPDATED: Thu., July 12, 2018, 11:02 a.m.
They took a survey in their teens. 60 years later, these Puyallup students are being recruited for a new one
Kareen Shanks remembers taking a two-day survey called Project Talent when she was a teenager at Puyallup High School. Shanks, now 74 and a 1962 PHS graduate, was told it …
Fri., June 8, 2018, 5:30 p.m.
Are teens still seeking traditional summer jobs? National trends show you’ll see fewer youth in seasonal positions. Reasons vary, from teens wanting to do more service work for college apps …
UPDATED: Thu., May 31, 2018, 9:29 p.m.
Three years ago, Facebook was the dominant social media site among U.S. teens, visited by 71 percent of people in that magic, trendsetting demographic. Not anymore.
Thu., May 17, 2018
Now, researchers at Harvard University have found a small but significant increase in the weekly consumption of high-carbohydrate sports drinks among teens.
Wed., April 18, 2018, 11:49 a.m.
The mayor of Washington, D.C., and a majority of the council are voicing support for letting 16-year-olds vote for president.
Wed., March 21, 2018, 10:48 a.m.
The Pendleton teenager had signed on with Teens and Oregon Mustangs, a nonprofit that pairs teens and wild horses. Each of the 40 feral horses in the St. Paul Rodeo …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 11:05 p.m.
Grays Harbor County has agreed to pay $45,000 and to make policy changes to settle a lawsuit over its placement of teens in solitary confinement.
Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 5:22 p.m.
The online retail giant said Wednesday that teens can now shop at Amazon on their own, if their parents let them. Adults can add up to four teenagers to their …
Sun., Sept. 24, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
The remodel of the 67,000-square-foot building, 305 W. Kathleen Ave., will include renovation of the bakery, deli, pharmacy, and meat and fish area, and add a mezzanine with a dining …
Sat., Sept. 23, 2017, 10:16 a.m.
A new soul food restaurant providing life skills and job training for teenagers will begin $120,000 in interior remodel work, according to permits issued by the city of Spokane.
Fri., July 21, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
New Jersey has become the third state to raise its smoking age to 21.
Fri., June 16, 2017, 6:19 a.m.
Teen vaping, which has been skyrocketing, fell dramatically last year in the United States.
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 6:44 p.m.
Three teenagers in a program for those may want to become officers stole three Los Angeles Police Department vehicles and went on patrol around the city before leading authorities on …
Sun., May 14, 2017
The best-case scenario for this series is that teens and parents will look at it together and openly discuss its many implications.
Thu., April 27, 2017, 4:30 p.m.
The common stereotype has teens glued to their phones 24/7. But nearly 60 percent of teens in the U.S. have actually taken a break from social media – the bulk …
Thu., April 6, 2017, 4:15 p.m.
Authorities say two teenage girls fell to their deaths from the 18th-floor balcony of a beachfront hotel in South Carolina.
UPDATED: Tue., March 21, 2017, 2:49 p.m.
A state-run survey of 37,000 middle and high school students in Washington state finds that marijuana legalization there has had no effect on youngsters’ propensity to use the drug.
Mon., March 6, 2017, 11:54 a.m.
After four years in operation, the Potlatch Landing Community Center has closed because of funding mishaps.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 5:06 p.m.
In the days after President Donald Trump’s election, thousands of teenagers across the nation walked out of class in protest. Others rallied to his defense. It was an unusual show …
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016, 4:27 a.m.
Teen marijuana use fell sharply in Colorado in the years 2014 and 2015, after the opening of that state’s recreational marijuana market, new federal survey data show.
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 1:54 p.m.
American teens are using fewer illicit drugs, with the exception of marijuana, according to a new study funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 4:36 p.m.
Los Angeles teenagers are giving health experts a new reason to worry about electronic cigarettes. In a study of more than 3,000 students in L.A. County public schools, those who …
Wed., Aug. 10, 2016, 7:28 p.m.
It’s about to get tougher to earn a driver’s license in Washington state. Officials at the state licensing department this month are rolling out a longer written test – 40 …