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Pete Davidson, the ‘SNL’ comic famous for weed jokes, announces he is sober ‘for the first time in 8 years’

“I’m a pothead, but that’s not the joke,” wunderkind Pete Davidson of “Saturday Night Live” told Rolling Stone last year while discussing how he felt pigeonholed into making jokes about …

Spokane 12-year-old learning how to live with Crohn’s disease

Nolan Stewart is an Honored Hero this weekend for the Eastern Washington Take Steps Walk, which raises money to fight Crohn’s disease and colitis.

Cousins tether career plans, hit trail for Crohn’s research

Nick Roach and Jack Chambers don’t want to grow up. The cousins remember a simpler time when escaping the real world was as easy as stepping into their backyards and …

Scout’s Eagle project serves young people with Crohn’s

When asked why he joined Cub Scouts in sixth grade, William “Billy” L. Kleinknecht, 17, laughed and said he joined for the same reasons many other boys join. “I wanted …

Researcher seeking clues behind clusters of disease in tiny town

NORTHPORT, Wash. – Rose Kalamarides was in her early 20s when she was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. Her older brother also got the debilitating disease. So did one of her …

Inflammation found in sturgeon

Juvenile sturgeon that ingested slag from Teck Resources’ Trail, B.C., smelter had chronic inflammation in their guts, according to a federal study. Thirty-seven juvenile sturgeon were captured in the upper …

Study tracks reasons behind high rate of illness near Northport

Gail Leaden was 5 when she was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. In high school, Leaden’s best friend in the small town of Northport, Wash., was diagnosed with the same illness. …

Looking back

The Trail, B.C., smelter 1896: Forerunner of Teck Resources’ current smelter opens to process copper and gold ore from the Rossland Mine in British Columbia.