Stories tagged: Pacific Northwest
Thu., May 23, 2019, 5 a.m.
After a full year of uncertainty surrounding Washington’s signature crop, growers finally got a container ship of good news this week as Mexico officials announced that they had eliminated their …
UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019, 7:06 a.m.
Murray says Trump’s action on infrastructure shows he’s in midst of tantrum; Newhouse blames Democrats for ‘partisan attacks’
President Donald Trump halted infrastructure talks with congressional Democrats on Wednesday, asserting he would not return to the table until they dropped their probe in the wake of the Mueller …
UPDATED: Tue., May 21, 2019, 1:13 p.m.
A felon convicted of carrying a loaded gun in Juneau has been sentenced to 21 months in federal prison.
UPDATED: Fri., May 17, 2019, 8:56 p.m.
A former college football standout at the University of Oregon was credited Friday with tackling an armed student at a Portland, Oregon, high school before anyone was injured.
Fri., May 17, 2019, 8:40 p.m.
As the Palouse shrugs off the last gasps of winter weather, pedestrians and pet owners may have noticed an explosion of activity among that pernicious perennial parasite – the tick.
UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019, 9:08 p.m.
The gray wolf is on track for a remarkable comeback after being almost exterminated in the contiguous United States, but a Trump administration proposal to take the iconic symbol of …
UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019, 10:15 p.m.
The bodies of two more people have been found after small sightseeing planes crashed in Alaska, the Coast Guard says.
Mon., May 13, 2019, 3:35 p.m.
World War II veteran Bob Maxwell, the nation’s oldest Medal of Honor recipient, has died in Oregon more than seven decades after grabbing a blanket and throwing himself on a …
UPDATED: Mon., May 13, 2019, 11:19 a.m.
Canada has adopted a suite of measures intended to improve orcas’ access to food by reducing commercial and recreational fishing for chinook salmon and quieting vessel noise and disturbance that …
Sun., May 12, 2019
Ranching families are sharing the southwestern Montana landscape with grizzly bears, with some help from students. The Tom Miner Basin Association works on projects to promote places where livestock and …
Fri., May 10, 2019, 5:50 p.m.
Officials say an eight-year plan for a major upgrade to the nation’s weather radar stations to help predict dangerous storms and improve air traffic safety is on track at the …
Wed., May 8, 2019, 3:52 p.m.
Tens of thousands of Oregon teachers dressed in red have left their classrooms to rally for more money for schools
Sat., May 4, 2019, 10:24 a.m.
Officials say a fishing vessel from Washington state caught fire while at sea and washed ashore in Oregon still in flames.
UPDATED: Fri., May 3, 2019, 9:56 p.m.
The plan relies heavily on federal regulatory action to swiftly transition the U.S. away from fossil fuels in the transportation, electricity and building sectors. It calls for a phaseout of …
UPDATED: Fri., May 3, 2019, 5:47 p.m.
Federal authorities have started killing more California sea lions preying on imperiled salmon in the Columbia River below a hydroelectric project on the Oregon-Washington border.
Fri., May 3, 2019, 2:17 p.m.
Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf has returned to his Montana hometown to deliver a speech about dealing with mental health and substance abuse.
Wed., May 1, 2019, 9:29 p.m.
A bald eagle found dead in Montana’s Glacier National Park died of lead poisoning.
Mon., April 29, 2019, 8:40 a.m.
Alaskan halibut, caught by a century-old Seattle boat, provides a glimpse of Amazon’s strategy with Whole Foods
Whole Foods’ halibut deal opens a window into Amazon’s grocery strategy as it seeks to combine the defining characteristics of each brand, leverage its juggernaut Prime membership program and take …
Sun., April 28, 2019, 2:48 p.m.
A college freshman was among the four people killed when a construction crane fell from a building and crashed onto one of Seattle’s busiest streets, the university said Sunday. Seattle …
Sun., April 28, 2019, 12:07 p.m.
North Idaho litter increasingly includes hypodermic needles, posing a risk to pets, children and anyone well-meaning person who tries to dispose of the needles.
Fri., April 26, 2019, 5:48 p.m.
A German woman injured in a crash in Seattle that killed five people will receive $7 million in a settlement reached in a civil suit against Ride the Ducks International …
Mon., April 22, 2019, 6:19 p.m.
A Washington state lawmaker who angered nurses by saying some may spend a lot of time playing cards in rural hospitals says she wishes she could reel that comment back …
Sat., April 20, 2019, 12:01 p.m.
An Oregon county has agreed to pay $100,000 to a black employee who sued alleging she was harassed after asking that a Blue Lives Matter flag not be displayed in …
Sat., April 20, 2019, 11:32 a.m.
The City of Seattle is asking Yakima County and state corrections officials why prisoners who had been released were dropped off underneath Interstate 5 downtown.
Thu., April 18, 2019, 7:44 p.m.
With the release Thursday of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into the 2016 presidential election, Washington and Idaho legislators are weighing in on how to proceed.
UPDATED: Sun., April 14, 2019, 2 p.m.
American Airlines announced Sunday that it was canceling 115 flights per day through mid-August because of ongoing problems with the Boeing 737 Max aircraft. The announcement made American the second …
UPDATED: Sun., April 7, 2019, 8:56 p.m.
Police in southern Oregon have found a body at the home of a missing man who was an original member of Disney’s “The Mickey Mouse Club.”
Wed., April 3, 2019, 4:20 p.m.
Jen and Sarah Hart and three of their adopted children died of broken necks after their SUV plunged off a Northern California cliff, a forensic pathologist testified during a coroner’s …
Wed., April 3, 2019, 1:47 p.m.
Is Seattle a city in its final throes of life?
Tue., April 2, 2019, 5:42 p.m.
When Washington and Colorado launched their pioneering marijuana industries in the face of U.S. government prohibition, they imposed strict rules in hopes of keeping the U.S. Justice Department at bay. …