Stories tagged: Union Pacific Railroad
UPDATED: Fri., April 14, 2017, 8:53 p.m.
Officials say man critically injured in Rathdrum Prairie train crash was trying to ‘beat the train’
The driver of a car hit by a Union Pacific train on the Rathdrum Prairie Thursday remains in critical condition at Kootenai Health hospital, the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office said. …
Tue., Jan. 31, 2017, 5:11 p.m.
Railroad employee from Spokane Valley killed by train
A Union Pacific employee from Spokane Valley was struck and killed by a train early Tuesday while working in a rail yard in Wallula, Washington.
Sat., Dec. 3, 2016, 8:43 p.m.
Costs of train derailment along Columbia River adding up
Six months after a train hauling Bakken crude oil derailed along the Columbia River Gorge, Washington, Oregon and other officials are still tabulating a bill to send to Union Pacific …
Fri., Nov. 4, 2016, 1:59 p.m.
Oregon county denies track expansion near train derailment
An Oregon county has tentatively denied Union Pacific Railroad’s plan to add a second mainline track along the Columbia River Gorge where an oil-train derailed in June.
Thu., June 23, 2016, 10:51 a.m.
Railroad to replace bolts after fiery oil train derailment
Federal investigators on Thursday blamed Union Pacific Railroad for a fiery oil train derailment along the Oregon-Washington border, saying the company failed to properly maintain its track.
Wed., June 8, 2016, 10:48 a.m.
Oil removed from train that derailed in Columbia River town, Oregon official says
Crews have removed the last of the crude oil from a train that derailed Friday in the tiny Columbia River Gorge town of Mosier.
Thu., June 18, 2015
Millwood pushes to keep UP rail crossing open
Millwood leaders are working with the Union Pacific to maintain a railroad crossing at Marguerite Road that the railroad wanted removed. At the City Council’s regular monthly meeting it was …
Thu., May 9, 2013
High Bridge remnant to be removed
A large, graffiti-covered abutment that marked the northern edge of what was once Spokane’s tallest bridge will soon be torn down. Kendall Yards officials say the concrete structure on the …
Thu., March 22, 2012
Council assessing options at SCRAPS, SpokAnimal
Regional animal control once again was a topic of discussion at Tuesday’s Spokane Valley City Council meeting – two council members advocated asking SpokAnimal if it was willing to take …
Tue., June 8, 2010, 2:21 p.m.
Idaho train tickets snapped up in 20 minutes
Free train ride tickets across the Rathdrum Prairie on June 22 were grabbed up in 20 minutes this morning as a line of people showed up to get in on …
Tue., June 8, 2010
Union Pacific offers free train rides
Union Pacific Railroad is offering free train rides across the Rathdrum Prairie on June 22 as part of a wider effort to prevent accidents at rail crossings.
Mon., June 7, 2010, 2:49 p.m.
Free train rides part of collision prevention effort
Union Pacific Railroad is offering free train rides across the Rathdrum Prairie on June 22 as part of a wider effort to prevent collisions at rail crossings.
Sat., Dec. 5, 2009
Woman in serious condition after train crash
Spokane Valley firefighters provided advanced life support Tuesday when Maria L. Walsh’s minivan was broadsided by a train going 48 mph. But they didn’t have to cut apart the mangled …
Fri., Oct. 16, 2009, 8:18 a.m.
Man steps in front of train in Post Falls
Traffic was backed up in Post Falls earlier this morning from when an unidentified man stepped in front of a moving train at a major railroad crossing, according to Idaho …
Wed., Aug. 19, 2009
Amid cleanup dispute, project could have new developer
An $8 million legal dispute has erupted over the bill to clean up pollutants at Kendall Yards, the stalled housing and business project along the north bank of the Spokane …