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Kelly Preston, who played dramatic and comic foil to actors ranging from Tom Cruise in “Jerry Maguire” to Arnold Schwarzenegger in “Twins,” died Sunday, husband John Travolta said. She was 57.
The Washington Redskins are removing former owner George Preston Marshall from their Ring of Fame and striking all references to him on their website.
The Washington Redskins will retire the jersey of Hall of Famer Bobby Mitchell. They will also rename the lower level of FedEx Field for him, replacing the section named for former owner George Preston Marshall.
An Idaho teacher accused of feeding a sick puppy to a snapping turtle in front of several students has been charged with misdemeanor animal cruelty.
A 72-year-old eastern Idaho man died after his pickup collided with farm machinery near Terreton.
Authorities are investigating reports a teacher fed a sick puppy to a snapping turtle in a rural Idaho town that was the setting for the teenage cult classic film “Napoleon Dynamite.”
The Dragons had rolled into the final four, looking for their third consecutive title. After surviving a brutal semifinal match with archrival Preston, the boys threw everything but the mascot at Crosspoint before giving way, 2-0 on Nov. 18.
Fred Preston was working as a roofer in 1991 when then Volunteers of America director Ken Trent recruited him to provide a strong back to help set up the Christmas Bureau.
Despite the recent escalation in tensions between North Korea and the United States, Pacific Northwest experts on the Asian nation agree both parties are likely to confine themselves to lobbing fiery rhetoric, rather than nuclear missiles.
A Southern Idaho man stumbled upon a rare find while using a backhoe to dig in a gravel pit on his property.
While there aren’t any new additions to the Spokane Indians weekly prospect rankings, there is a new No. 1. And a great deal of movement. Six of last week’s 10 prospects are in different spots in this in week’s edition.
The Spokane Chiefs head into a pair of weekend games hoping to get two newly acquired players up to speed after trading away two longtime fixtures of the team.
The families of two teenage girls who died in a reckless driving accident in Spokane Valley in 2013 have filed a lawsuit alleging negligence by the driver and public officials.
Five years after shifting to a four-day schedule, the Preston School District is now reviewing whether it should switch back. Idaho EdNews reports that the change was originally branded as temporary, until state funding improved; now the district is surveying parents and debating everything from dollars and cents to impacts on students from longer school days and longer weekends. You can read EdNews’ full report here. Thoughts?
A man whose pickup was struck by a Kettle Falls police SUV last month as the officer tried to pass him has died, the Washington State Patrol reported Tuesday evening.
A man driving a pickup was seriously injured Thursday afternoon in a collision in Stevens County with a Kettle Falls police SUV. Kettle Falls police Officer Timothy D. Dollar, 56, was headed north with his emergency lights flashing as he passed cars by driving in the southbound lane about 4 miles north of Chewelah, the Washington State Patrol reported in a news release. Dollar was attempting to pull over a slow driver who was holding back a line of traffic, the WSP said.
Eugene Emeralds pitchers never allowed the Spokane Indians to get settled in Wednesday during their first appearance at Avista Stadium since July 17. Piggyback starters Preston Morrison and Kyle Twomey threw two hitless innings apiece, setting the tone as Eugene opened the five-game Northwest League series with a 4-3 victory.
A team of Northwestern University graduates lost their final game on Saturday so had to fight their way through eight grueling games under punishing conditions Sunday to defeat the defending champions and win their first Hoopfest men’s elite championship.
Freeman’s pursuit of its first 1A state baseball championship has come down to two games in Yakima. The Scotties (20-4) took down Zillah 4-1 and beat Connell 9-5 last week to earn the chance to prepare for the today’s semifinal matchup against Hoquiam, which squeaked out one-run wins last weekend over Klahowya and Montesano.
From our archives, 100 years ago The Washington state Senate was considering a startling proposal: to create the new state of Lincoln, encompassing all of Eastern Washington east of the Cascades and the panhandle counties of North Idaho.