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Developer plans four new Browne’s Addition homes on slope above Peaceful Valley

Steep slopes, views and a “high potential” for disturbing Spokane Tribe burial remains tend to attract attention when a developer proposes building four new homes in a forested area just …

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018

Human remains found at construction site in Coeur d’Alene

The Coeur d’Alene Police Department says human remains were found Tuesday night at Eighth Avenue and Mullan Street near McEuen Park.

UPDATED: Fri., June 8, 2018

Human remains found in Idaho coming to Spokane for autopsy

Authorities on Friday finished digging up human remains that were discovered Thursday morning at a roadway construction site in Kingston, Idaho.

UPDATED: Tue., April 17, 2018

Remains of man missing since 2014 found east of Concrete

Human remains found earlier this month near Cascade River Park east of Mount Vernon have been confirmed as those of a Marblemount man missing since 2014.

Oregon police: Human remains found may link to 2012 murder

Authorities say hunters have found human remains on forest land northwest of Portland that detectives are investigating in connection with the 2012 murder of Theresa Fonsman.

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 19, 2017

Human remains found near Brooks Road in May identified

The human remains found in south Spokane County near Brooks Road and Thorpe Road in May and June have been identified as Chuan Yang, 28.

Tribe wants centuries-old remains found in Idaho

A tribe says it will seek possession of human bones found protruding from an Idaho badger hole after tests determined they weren’t from modern day homicide victims but belonged to …

UPDATED: Wed., June 21, 2017

More human remains found near Brooks Road after second search

Investigators found scattered bones and a shell casing while searching fields in south Spokane County near Brooks Road in May and June, according to new court documents.

UPDATED: Fri., May 5, 2017

Hunter finds human remains on the West Plains

A hunter reported finding a human skull partially covered by dirt in the general area of Brooks and Thorpe Road on the West Plains Wednesday morning.

Study: Early Americas girl ‘Naia’ may have been young mother

More details have emerged about one of the oldest sets of human remains found in the Americas, a young woman nicknamed “Naia” whose nearly complete skeleton was discovered in 2007 …

UPDATED: Tue., March 21, 2017

Human remains thought to be those of woman missing since 2015

Human remains believed to be that of a woman reported missing in 2015 have been located near Heyburn State Park in a man walking his dog. The dog walker …

Sheriff: Girl’s remains found in concrete-filled storage bin

Snohomish County sheriff’s detectives say a young girl who disappeared several years ago died under mysterious circumstances – and they believe they’ve found her remains encased in concrete inside a …

Idaho man arrested in death of decapitated Nevada woman

An Idaho ranch hand has been arrested as a suspect in the killing of an Elko County woman after sheriff’s deputies say he led them earlier this week to her …

Police: Hunter finds human jaw bone in central Washington

Authorities say a hunter has found human remains in Central Washington north of Naches.

Human remains found in Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park officials are investigating after human remains were found in the northwestern corner of the park.

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 15, 2015

Human remains found in Kootenai River

The Boundary County Sheriff’s Office is investigating human skeletal remains found in the Kootenai River near Bonners Ferry on Monday.

Bayview human remains identified

The human remains found by a hiker outside of Bayview, Idaho in early February belonged to a Coeur d’Alene man reported missing last year.

Bill would ban displaying, selling human remains

OLYMPIA – Selling or displaying human remains for commercial purposes would be illegal under a bill approved Friday by a House committee – except if it’s being done for educational …

Human remains found near Bayview from adult man

The human remains found by a hiker near Bayview, Idaho belong to an adult white man, possibly 30-50 years old, the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office said today.

Possible human remains found by hiker near Bayview

A hiker in the Bayview, Idaho, area found skeletal remains that appear to be human on Wednesday afternoon.

Possible human bones found along Columbia River

CRESCENT BAR, Wash. — The Grant County sheriff’s office says what detectives believe are human bones have been found along the Columbia River in an area newly uncovered by the …

Judge rules against Priest Lake cabin owners

A North Idaho judge ruled against a family who challenged the auction of their state-owned leased cabin site at Priest Lake. Cabin owners who rent their ground from the state …

Idaho cabin owners outbid in auction for state land leases

Two Priest Lake cabin owners were outbid for their leases on the state land under their Idaho cabins on Thursday – including one who has at least five ancestors’ remains …

Liberty Lake body identified

The skeletal remains found near Henry Road in Liberty Lake Saturday by a dog walker have been identified as Greenacres resident Christopher R. Milam, 51.

Liberty Lake: Open-door driving leads to drug, weapons charges

A Liberty Lake police officer stopped a car driving down the road with its passenger-side door hanging open at 1:10 a.m. on Dec. 29 and ended up arresting the driver …

Human remains found in Liberty Lake

A man walking his dogs stumbled on a human skeleton Saturday in the 20000 block of Henry Road in Liberty Lake. The report was called in to police at 11:45 …

Remains found in burned school

Authorities have discovered human remains in the rubble of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe’s historic former boarding school building, which was destroyed by fire Thursday. Tribal police found the remains while …

Human remains discovered in DeSmet fire

Authorities have discovered human remains in the rubble of a historic building destroyed by fire Feb. 3.