Stories tagged: northport
Sat., May 5, 2018
The state of Washington will look for money to conduct air quality monitoring downwind of a Canadian smelter, after the federal government declined to restart the testing.
UPDATED: Sat., March 17, 2018
Northport residents renew calls for air monitoring after state modeling says a Canadian smelter is polluting their town
Northport residents want air quality monitors installed after state modeling suggested a Canadian smelter could be blanketing their town with heavy metals.
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017
As long as they remain healthy, the Republic Tigers expect to be at the top of the standings this season.
Sun., Aug. 27, 2017
Super glue is Donna Godes’ first choice for keeping husband-cum-logging partner Gary patched together. But Gary credits his wife with being the human super glue holding together the couple’s varied …
Thu., Sept. 1, 2016
The Republic Tigers are doing the best they can to appear threatening after graduation took nine seniors off the team that twice made it to the state semifinals.
Sat., April 18, 2015
Smokestacks from a Canadian smelter deposited high levels of lead and arsenic into the Upper Columbia River valley, new soil testing has confirmed. To protect children from lead exposure, the …
Wed., Jan. 7, 2015
Six Washington residents who blame their chronic health problems on a Canadian smelter’s industrial pollution can continue their lawsuit against the smelter’s owner, a federal judge ruled this week. The …
Thu., Aug. 28, 2014
From our archives, 100 years ago A Spokane man announced a new marble-quarrying enterprise near Northport, Washington.
Wed., July 23, 2014
From our archives, 100 years ago A fire began in a Northport stable-garage and within 90 minutes, two-thirds of Northport’s business district was destroyed.
Sun., Aug. 12, 2012
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 …
Tue., June 26, 2012
High flows in the Columbia River helped dilute sewage spilled into Lake Roosevelt over the weekend from a British Columbia treatment plant, local health officials said. Heavy rains overwhelmed a …
Sun., Dec. 25, 2011
So who comes away the most dumbfounded after an encounter with Josh Konkler? Is it the baseball coach who waves his outfielders in close, assuming the batter who swings with …
Sat., Dec. 24, 2011
So who comes away the most dumbfounded after an encounter with Josh Konkler?
Thu., Nov. 10, 2011
Commissioners in two counties met in joint session this week to prevent a lengthy Internet service interruption for customers of two Spokane-area companies. Medical Lake-based EcliptixNet Broadband and Spokane-based Pass …
Sun., Feb. 6, 2011
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 …
Sun., Feb. 6, 2011
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. …
Sun., Feb. 6, 2011
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.
Thu., Sept. 9, 2010
When LeRoy Key went to Northport last fall to spend a year as interim superintendent, he found a community that needed a jolt. “From an outsider’s look, the student population …
Wed., Sept. 8, 2010
When LeRoy Key went to Northport last fall to spend a year as interim superintendent, he found a community that needed a jolt.