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100 years ago in Spokane: Juries award $1,500 to parents of boy who died from rabies and family of girl who fell in Hutton Building elevator shaft

The parents of a boy who died from rabies and the parents of a girl who fell 75 feet down an elevator shaft were each awarded $1,500 by juries in …


100 years ago in Spokane: Seventh-graders build sidewalk, drinking fountains, basement floors at Hamilton school

Seventh-grade boys in manual training classes at Hamilton and Whitman schools installed a 100-foot long sidewalk at Hamilton school.


Raccoons drunk on crab apples cause false rabies scare in West Virginia

Considering the damaging – and in some cases, even fatal – effects of rabies, it was not surprising that when people in the city of Milton, W.Va., saw raccoons behaving …


100 years ago in Spokane: Wolfhound, likely rabid, escapes movie studio and bites children, kills puppies

A large gray wolfhound belonging to movie actor William Cooper escaped from the Washington Motion Picture Corp. studios at Minnehaha Park. The actor put a “lost dog” ad in the …


UPDATED: Sat., June 30, 2018, 9:24 p.m.

Dead bat found in Chelan; rabies warning issued

Health officials are concerned someone may have touched a bat found dead Thursday near the playground at Don Morse Park.


Girl says coyote ‘just decided’ to make a snack out of her

A 9-year-old North Carolina girl says she went to investigate why her mother was screaming and encountered a coyote that tried to make a snack out of her.


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 9:38 p.m.

12 rabid bats found in Washington this August

The Washington state Department of Health is advising residents to take precautions if they encounter a bat after the state experienced a record number of rabies cases in the species …


Rabid bat found in Ada County

Health officials say a rabid bat was found in Ada County.


Health official confirm 2 rabid bats in eastern Idaho

Eastern Idaho officials say two rabid bats were recently found in Idaho Falls and Swan Valley.


Bat tests positive for rabies in southeastern Idaho

State officials say a bat has tested positive for rabies in southeastern Idaho and area residents should take precautions.


100 years ago in Spokane: Quarantine ordered for dogs in Eastern Washington in response to feared rabies outbreak

A quarantine was in effect against unmuzzled, free-running dogs in Spokane and nine other Eastern Washington counties – yet The Spokesman-Review reported that “unmuzzled dogs cavorted gleefully in the downtown …


Man bit by rabid bat in south-central Idaho

Public health officials say a man in south-central Idaho is receiving treatment after being bitten by a bat that has tested positive for rabies.


Grant County woman bitten by rabid bat

A Grant County woman was bitten by a rabid bat Monday and is now receiving anti-rabies vaccines.


Officials looking for woman who brought dead bat to Health District

Officials are looking for a woman who dropped off a dead bat at the Spokane Regional Health District on Wednesday without speaking to anyone or giving her name. Health district …


Another bat tests positive for rabies

A dead bat, found on the shores of Priest Lake, has tested positive for rabies, according to a news release from Panhandle Health District.


Girl getting rabies vaccines after being bitten by infected bat

A young girl bitten by a rabid bat near Liberty Lake is receiving a series of vaccine injections to prevent rabies. The girl’s mother, who had contact with the bat …


Girl bit by rabid bat at Liberty Lake park

A girl bitten by a rabid bat Saturday near Liberty Lake is receiving a series of vaccine injections to prevent rabies.


Rare rabies cure drives cost

When Nicholle Joyce learned she’d been exposed to a rabid bat at a Spirit Lake home and she was nine days into the 10-day window for a lifesaving vaccine for …


Rabid bat incidents prompt warning

Three rabid bats have been found in the Coeur d’Alene area in recent weeks – an unusually high number so soon after the mammals have emerged from hibernation. “Generally we …


Third bat tests positive for rabies in North Idaho

North Idaho’s third rabid bat within a month was caught this week in Coeur d’Alene by a family’s pet dog, prompting Panhandle Health District officials to remind people not to …


Bat swoops out of hiding to bite human baby

A baby is being treated for rabies after it was bitten by a bat that flew out of a patio umbrella on the deck of her grandparents’ Pasco home, the …


Rabid bat forces family to get shots

The first rabid bat of the season has been confirmed in Idaho after it flew into a home in northern Kootenai County, where residents found it lying on their staircase. …


Rabid bat flies into North Idaho home

Idaho’s first rabid bat of the season has been confirmed, after it flew into a home in northern Kootenai County last week and the residents found it lying on their …


Bat on stump bites angler along St. Joe River

It appeared as though nothing was biting when a Spokane fly fisher approached Idaho’s St. Joe River around 5 p.m. last Wednesday. The situation changed instantly when Tyler Comeau put …


Rabid bat prompts health warning

A bat in the Boise area has tested positive for rabies, prompting Idaho health officials to remind people to take precautions around bats and make sure their dogs, cats and …