Stories tagged: drowning
Sat., Dec. 7, 2019
Two separate incidents involving plunges into icy water were in The Spokesman-Review. One story had a happy outcome, the other did not.
Sat., Aug. 31, 2019
Dr. J.B. Crain of Pasco put on diving gear and personally assisted in the search for the body of his wife, who drowned in a ferry accident on the Columbia …
UPDATED: Tue., July 30, 2019
Medical examiner rules Richard Coffee died of drowning; family still seeks answers in mysterious death
A 56-year-old man whose body was found floating in the Spokane River near the Division Street Bridge after spending weeks in the water died of drowning, the Spokane County Medical …
Fri., July 5, 2019
The Spokane Daily Chronicle looked into the future and warned about an emerging crisis: automobile parking in the city.
UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019
The Spokane County Medical Examiner identified the man who drowned in the Spokane River on Wednesday while inner tubing as Benjamin J. Cullipher. He was 56.
Tue., July 2, 2019
Spokane County’s big road-paving bond issue passed by a nearly two-to-one margin.
Sat., June 22, 2019
100 Years Ago Today: Railway inspector injured in derailment in Northport; Spokane agrees dynamite Fourth of July
E.H. Lewis made a critical mistake after crossing a railroad bridge with his car.
UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019
The woman who drowned Tuesday afternoon at the Centennial Hotel in downtown Spokane was 74-year-old Marla Willeen Leander, the Spokane County Medical Examiner said Wednesday.
UPDATED: Tue., June 18, 2019
A woman was found floating unconscious in the outdoor pool of the Centennial Hotel in downtown Spokane on Tuesday afternoon, police say.
Sat., Jan. 26, 2019
Two men walked across the Spokane & Inland Empire railroad bridge, while another man “walked on the planks laid lengthwise on the ties outside the rails.” Little did he realize …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 26, 2018
It’s been about two weeks since 22-year-old Rachel Bowles drove off a cliff into the Spokane River and drowned, and her family and friends are still grappling with the freak …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018
The woman who drowned after her car entered the Spokane River yesterday has been identified by Spokane County Medical Examiners as 22-year-old Rachel F. Bowles of Spokane Valley.
Mon., July 30, 2018
Authorities have recovered the body of a 16-year-old boy who appears to have drowned in the Boise River.
UPDATED: Sun., July 15, 2018
Kootenai County Sheriff’s deputies say a man drowned in the Spokane River Saturday afternoon.
UPDATED: Mon., July 9, 2018
A Spokane man drowned in Lake Coeur d’Alene and died Monday afternoon despite lifesaving efforts by passing boaters.
Fri., July 6, 2018
Authorities say a Washington man died after diving into a lake in northern Idaho.
UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2018
A man from Greenacres died Thursday after diving into Twin Lakes from a cliff, the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office reported.
UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018
Palouse Falls State Park was reopened Tuesday morning after being closed for several days.
UPDATED: Mon., May 14, 2018
Franklin County emergency crews recovered a body Monday morning believed to be that of a 26-year-old Pullman man who went missing last week.
UPDATED: Thu., May 10, 2018
One person is reported missing after falling into the Palouse Falls Thursday afternoon.
UPDATED: Mon., April 30, 2018
The body of a man who drowned while swimming at Palouse Falls on April 21 was located Sunday afternoon.
UPDATED: Mon., April 23, 2018
The search for a swimmer who went missing Saturday at the base of Palouse Falls was called off Sunday.
UPDATED: Sun., April 22, 2018
A swimmer is missing and presumed dead after Franklin County sheriff’s deputies say he did not surface from the water under Palouse Falls.
UPDATED: Sat., April 21, 2018
Authorities said a 24-year-old Oregon man drowned while swimming in the Lewis River in northern Clark County in Washington.
Fri., Feb. 2, 2018
About 90 people are feared drowned after a smuggler’s boat carrying mostly Pakistani migrants capsized off Libya’s coast early Friday, the U.N.’s migration agency said.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 1, 2018
New witnesses have emerged in the 1981 drowning of actress Natalie Wood, prompting investigators to deem it a “suspicious death” and name her former husband, 87-year-old actor Robert Wagner, a …
Thu., Nov. 30, 2017
An elderly Richland woman has died after becoming confused and driving her car down Columbia Point boat ramp into the frigid Columbia River.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 17, 2017
A 19-year-old man is accused of drowning a 6-year-old Lynnwood boy he was watching and dumping his body into a trash bin.
Tue., Oct. 17, 2017
A Kennewick father of two was identified as the victim of a weekend duck hunting accident in Pasco, Washington.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017
Jesse A. Bishop, 60, remains missing after the boat he was in capsized early Tuesday morning at the East Fernan boat launch.