Stories tagged: nw today
Fri., June 20, 2014
BOISE — An Idaho Republican Party advisory committee meeting turned combative Thursday while members discussed who held the chairmanship.
Thu., June 12, 2014
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
BELLEVUE — The AAA auto club reports the average price of a gallon of gasoline in Washington is $3.55.
Fri., March 7, 2014
BOZEMAN, Mont. — A Montana couple faces charges for allegedly letting a 2-year-old boy smoke marijuana.
Mon., Aug. 6, 2012
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
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
DENVER — A prolonged drought and record-breaking temperatures have many Western states preparing for another active — and dangerous — wildfire season.
Fri., April 6, 2012
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
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
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
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
The stingy snow gods are forcing a ski resort above Idaho’s capital to dramatically reduce costs.
Fri., Dec. 23, 2011
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
Police in Longview, Wash., say a shoplifter with a hatchet sliced off most of a store security guard’s ear.
Tue., Dec. 6, 2011
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
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
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
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
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
Research at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory may lead to more accurate early detection of breast cancer.
Fri., Nov. 4, 2011
A Portland man found an Oregon Lottery ticket worth $21.8 million hanging on his refrigerator door.