Stories tagged: river
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 9, 2019, 7:49 p.m.
After high-speed chase and water rescue effort, police arrest man who jumped into Spokane River, covered himself with rocks
A multiagency car chase starting in Airway Heights led to a man abandoning a pregnant woman in his car to jump into the Spokane River to hide Friday morning. With …
Tue., July 30, 2019, 1:14 p.m.
Firefighters responded to a car in the Spokane River near the state line early Tuesday morning.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 30, 2018, 9:38 p.m.
Hundreds of “witches” traded in broomsticks for paddles in Oregon during the last weekend before Halloween.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 10, 2018, 8:42 p.m.
Two Lime scooters have been found in the Spokane River.
Tue., June 26, 2018, 12:20 p.m.
A 64-year-old woman, three grandchildren and a dog escaped with minor injuries Monday afternoon after their van slid off U.S. Highway 12 into the Tieton River about 16 miles west …
Sat., Dec. 23, 2017, 9:17 a.m.
At least 33 people were killed on Saturday after a passenger bus veered off a bridge and plunged into a river in the western Indian state of Rajasthan, police said.
Sat., Dec. 2, 2017, 8:47 a.m.
A 2-month-old puppy named Blondie stranded on an island in a western Oregon river for about a week has been rescued.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, 9:38 p.m.
The brother of an Argentine protester whose disappearance prompted nationwide demonstrations said Friday that the family believes a body found in a river is that of activist Santiago Maldonado.
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 10:45 p.m.
Police say 19 people have drowned after an overloaded boat capsized in the Yamuna River in northern India and a search is underway for missing passengers.
UPDATED: Wed., June 28, 2017, 10:14 p.m.
Though it isn’t listed as endangered or threatened, Spokane’s native redband trout is not doing well. As the Spokane Indians baseball team launches a new awareness campaign, experts and local …
UPDATED: Wed., June 28, 2017, 10:18 p.m.
The Spokane Indians unveiled a new promotional campaign Wednesday, including a new rally mascot and alternate jerseys, to keep fans cheering into the sixth inning. Branded around the redband rainbow …
Mon., June 26, 2017, 11:20 a.m.
A southwestern Montana man was hospitalized after rescuing his 5-year-old son from the Gallatin River.
Fri., June 2, 2017, 12:34 p.m.
Officials in northwestern Montana have released the name of a 23-year-old Nebraska man who is missing after falling into the Flathead River near a hydroelectric dam.
Tue., April 4, 2017, 9:10 a.m.
Lines of people quietly walked the streets of Mocoa, followed by hearses carrying coffins to a cemetery where open graves waited.
UPDATED: Sun., April 2, 2017, 12:08 a.m.
The city of Boise, Ada County and the state have all declared a state of emergency because of high water levels on the Boise River.
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 8:38 a.m.
Officials have proposed a law that would require river floaters in Oregon to wear life jackets. The
Mon., Aug. 1, 2016, 4:22 p.m.
Washington state regulators have adopted new clean-water rules tied partly to how much fish people eat, ending years of heated debate over how clean the state’s waters should be.
Sat., July 23, 2016, 3:55 p.m.
The 35th annual Pend Oreille River Poker Paddle, featuring nonmotorized vessels ranging from sleek kayaks to parade-float creations, is set for Aug. 13.
Mon., July 4, 2016, 1:50 p.m.
Water managers have started releasing more cold water from a reservoir in northern Idaho for endangered Snake River sockeye salmon following a year where 99 percent of the run died …
Sat., June 4, 2016, 9:06 p.m.
The heavy rain that’s been hovering over parts of southeast and central Texas and caused deadly flooding began to lift Saturday, but officials said the flooding emergency near the Gulf …
Wed., June 1, 2016, 2:40 p.m.
Floods devastated regions across France on Wednesday – in some areas, the worst seen in a century or more. The Seine River overflowed its banks, one French town was evacuated, …
Mon., May 23, 2016, 12:29 p.m.
New Mexico became the first state to sue the federal government and the owners of two mines over the release of 3 million gallons of wastewater from a southern Colorado …
Mon., May 9, 2016, 7:04 p.m.
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador – Environmental officials in El Salvador said more than 900,000 gallons of molasses spilled into a river near the border with Guatemala, fouling the waters and …
Fri., April 29, 2016, 11:26 a.m.
A Yellowstone County sheriff’s deputy rescued a 2-year-old boy who fell into the Yellowstone River.