Stories tagged: nw today
Fri., June 20, 2014, 9:46 a.m.
BOISE — An Idaho Republican Party advisory committee meeting turned combative Thursday while members discussed who held the chairmanship.
Thu., June 12, 2014, 7:31 a.m.
SPOKANE — A 19-year-old man was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for a fatal drive-by shooting in Spokane.
Mon., June 2, 2014, 7:53 a.m.
PORT ORCHARD, Wash. — Authorities say that a 28-year-old man suspected of robbing a woman at a Washington ferry terminal sent her a ‘friend’ request on Facebook the next day.
Thu., May 29, 2014, 7:31 a.m.
MOSES LAKE — An 89-year-old Washington state storekeeper says she swatted at a sword-wielding robber with a golf club after he pushed her to the ground.
Tue., April 22, 2014, 7:44 a.m.
SHERWOOD, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Agriculture is investigating the die-off of thousands of honeybees in Sherwood. KGW reports dead bees were found Sunday scattered along on Highway 99 …
Thu., April 17, 2014, 11:17 a.m.
BOISE — The Idaho State Board of Education has approved tuition increases. The board on Wednesday approved an increase of 4 percent at the University of Idaho and Boise State …
Fri., April 11, 2014, 10:17 a.m.
EVERETT, Wash. — An Everett woman says she called 911 at least 37 times early Thursday when an intruder broke into her home, but couldn’t get through during the statewide …
Fri., March 28, 2014, 7:44 a.m.
CARLSBAD, N.M. — An orphaned mountain lion cub rescued by a Davenport hunter has found a home in New Mexico. Zia was discovered last October stumbling through rows of wheat …
Fri., March 21, 2014, 7:38 a.m.
EVERETT, Wash. — The Snohomish County Public Utility District says it received a federal permit Thursday to place two turbines on the floor of Puget Sound off Whidbey Island. The …
Thu., March 20, 2014, 8:13 a.m.
RICHLAND — The Energy Department plans to close a lab on the Hanford nuclear reservation that tests air, water, soil and sludge samples. The department told employees Wednesday that the …
Fri., March 14, 2014, 8:13 a.m.
SANDPOINT, Idaho — Authorities say a 57-year-old Elmira resident shot in the face during a home invasion was also doused with gasoline. Court documents obtained by the Bonner County Daily …
Mon., March 10, 2014, 7:28 a.m.
BELLEVUE — The AAA auto club reports the average price of a gallon of gasoline in Washington is $3.55.
Fri., March 7, 2014, 7:53 a.m.
BOZEMAN, Mont. — A Montana couple faces charges for allegedly letting a 2-year-old boy smoke marijuana.
Mon., Aug. 6, 2012, 1:44 p.m.
OMAK, Wash. — A horse has died after injuring its leg while attempting to qualify for the World Famous Suicide Race at the Omak Stampede, according to The Omak-Okanogan County …
Thu., Aug. 2, 2012, 8:20 a.m.
Wildfire experts say states across the West are now at the highest risk of the season for wildfires as hot weather patterns continue to dry out fuels and forests across …
Thu., April 12, 2012, 1:17 p.m.
DENVER — A prolonged drought and record-breaking temperatures have many Western states preparing for another active — and dangerous — wildfire season.
Fri., April 6, 2012, 12:38 p.m.
SEATTLE — A cafeteria on the University of Washington campus in Seattle no longer accepts cash payments. It has switched entirely to the plastic Husky cards that the majority of …
Thu., April 5, 2012, 11:20 a.m.
HELENA — Montana’s public schools will receive a $4.6 million increase in state funding for the 2012-13 school year under a settlement reached in a lawsuit filed by a coalition …
Thu., March 29, 2012, 2:13 p.m.
HELENA — The University of Montana fired football coach Robin Pflugrad and athletic director Jim O’Day on Thursday, adding more uncertainty to a program already dealing with sexual assault allegations …
Mon., Jan. 9, 2012, 10:37 a.m.
A fight outside a downtown Kennewick bar ended with one person getting part of his ear bitten off, one man in jail and seven people cited for disorderly conduct, police …
Wed., Jan. 4, 2012, 10:45 a.m.
The stingy snow gods are forcing a ski resort above Idaho’s capital to dramatically reduce costs.
Fri., Dec. 23, 2011, 9:20 a.m.
The gap between how much men and women earn in the Gem State widened in 2010. The salary disparity between men and women increased by 2.2 percent during the previous …
Tue., Dec. 13, 2011, 9:19 a.m.
Police in Longview, Wash., say a shoplifter with a hatchet sliced off most of a store security guard’s ear.
Tue., Dec. 6, 2011, 8:56 a.m.
The city of Spokane is considering shipping prisoners to Kennewick to save money. The Benton County Jail can house inmates for less than $60 a day while it costs $130 …
Tue., Nov. 29, 2011, 12:47 p.m.
The state Health Department says Jacob and Sophia were the most popular baby names in Washington in 2010, accounting for about 1 percent of the total.
Mon., Nov. 28, 2011, 12:44 p.m.
A new poll shows that 64 percent of Washington voters are likely to support a temporary sales tax increase to mitigate cuts to education and social services.
Mon., Nov. 21, 2011, 9:08 a.m.
Police have arrested 17 people at a home east of Gold Bar who are suspected of involvement in a cockfighting operation.
Mon., Nov. 14, 2011, 9:20 a.m.
A weekend fuel tanker crash along the Lochsa River in northern Idaho spilled about 850 gallons of gasoline, but none is believed to have reached the water.
Mon., Nov. 7, 2011, 9:27 a.m.
Research at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory may lead to more accurate early detection of breast cancer.
Fri., Nov. 4, 2011, 9:34 a.m.
A Portland man found an Oregon Lottery ticket worth $21.8 million hanging on his refrigerator door.