Stories tagged: U.S. State Department
Wed., April 25, 2018, 6:05 p.m.
US officials inspect Russian consular home in Seattle
U.S. State Department officials have drilled out locks to inspect the former Russian consul general’s Seattle residence, a day after Russian staff vacated the site.
Tue., April 24, 2018, 8:20 p.m.
Treaty Talk: Americans and Canadians discuss hopes for new Columbia River Treaty
Canadians and U.S residents had a frank discussion Tuesday about what they hope to see from the renegotiation of the 1964 Columbia River Treaty. Salmon, recreation, flood control and hydropower …
Fri., March 10, 2017, 10:33 a.m.
U.S. awash in ‘terrible’ human rights abuses, Chinese government report claims
The Chinese government has released a report on human rights in the United States, just a week after the U.S. State Department released its own report on human rights around …
Wed., March 16, 2016, 11:58 a.m.
North Korea sentences U.S. tourist to 15 years
North Korea’s highest court sentenced American Otto Warmbier, 21, a University of Virginia undergraduate, to 15 years in prison with hard labor for subversion on Wednesday, weeks after authorities presented …
Fri., Aug. 1, 2014
Washington farm, orchard laborers stuck at border
Central Washington orchards, which have battled smoke and flames from July’s wildfires, may have a new problem to contend with in August as apple harvest starts. Legal workers from Mexico …
Thu., Nov. 22, 2012
Crocker accepts DUI plea deal
Former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Ryan Crocker pleaded guilty Wednesday to a reduced charge of reckless driving in connection with a hit-and-run drunken-driving crash in Spokane Valley this summer. The …
Fri., Aug. 24, 2012
Crocker charged with DUI, fleeing scene
Former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Ryan Crocker has been charged with drunken driving and leaving the scene of a Spokane Valley accident. The 63-year-old retired diplomat is accused of colliding …
Thu., Aug. 16, 2012
Less shouting, more discussion urged in debate on climate
Griffin Thompson wants to turn down the heat on the debate over climate change. The Spokane native and graduate of Gonzaga University is in Spokane this week representing the U.S. …