Stories tagged: rabies
Fri., May 17, 2019
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 …
Thu., May 16, 2019
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.
Wed., Nov. 14, 2018
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 …
Tue., Sept. 25, 2018
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
Health officials are concerned someone may have touched a bat found dead Thursday near the playground at Don Morse Park.
Fri., March 16, 2018
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
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 …
Tue., Aug. 29, 2017
Health officials say a rabid bat was found in Ada County.
Thu., Aug. 17, 2017
Eastern Idaho officials say two rabid bats were recently found in Idaho Falls and Swan Valley.
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017
State officials say a bat has tested positive for rabies in southeastern Idaho and area residents should take precautions.
Fri., March 3, 2017
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 …
Sat., Oct. 1, 2016
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.
Wed., Aug. 10, 2016
A Grant County woman was bitten by a rabid bat Monday and is now receiving anti-rabies vaccines.
Thu., Aug. 4, 2016
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 …
Fri., July 10, 2015
A dead bat, found on the shores of Priest Lake, has tested positive for rabies, according to a news release from Panhandle Health District.
Thu., July 9, 2015
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 …
Wed., July 8, 2015
A girl bitten by a rabid bat Saturday near Liberty Lake is receiving a series of vaccine injections to prevent rabies.
Sat., July 6, 2013
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 …
Thu., June 20, 2013
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 …
Fri., June 14, 2013
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 …
Wed., May 15, 2013
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 …
Wed., May 15, 2013
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. …
Tue., May 14, 2013
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 …
Sun., July 29, 2012
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 …
Mon., July 27, 2009
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 …