Stories tagged: wellpinit
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 21, 2020
In a ceremony mixed with joy and sadness, the Spokane Tribe of Indians on Thursday marked the adoption of federal legislation that will compensate the tribe for 2,500 acres of …
Tue., Nov. 26, 2019
State-sponsored health insurance for all school district employees means different plans available to each employee, based on where they live, not where they teach.
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017
Odessa has piqued some interest in the Northeast 1B South league with a few position moves this year that will help fill some spots left vacant by eight starters who …
Wed., April 12, 2017
A federal judge sentenced a 41-year-old Wellpinit man to 22 1/2 years in prison for molesting a child under the age of 12. U.S. District Court Judge Fremming Nielsen sentenced …
Sun., Sept. 11, 2016
More states, including Washington, focusing on giving Native American students better chance of success
In Washington and across the U.S., Native American students struggle more than any other student group to attend school consistently and graduate on time. But this year more states are …
Sun., Aug. 28, 2016
Evacuation levels were lowered Sunday morning for the Cayuse Mountain wildfire 8 miles south of Wellpinit on the Spokane Indian Reservation.
Sun., Aug. 28, 2016
The community response brought to mind last year’s windstorms. It’s comforting to know we live in a place where people are eager to pitch in at a moment’s notice.
Thu., Aug. 25, 2016
Spokane answered a call to help the wildfire-stricken community of Wellpinit, donating piles of clothes, and stacks of bottled water and food. People also gave thousands of dollars during a …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 23, 2016
Wellpinit is no longer under mandatory evacuation orders. Officials are saying the Hart Road fire has split in three places after jumping across the Spokane River.
Thu., June 9, 2016
A weeklong cultural celebration at Spokane Tribe schools in Wellpinit took special significance Thursday, as U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell joined members in heralding targeted federal investment and a new …
Mon., June 6, 2016
The Spokane Tribal Reservation was named one of nine Promise Zones for coordinated federal assistance to boost jobs and economy.
Fri., March 11, 2016
A Wellpinit man was arrested Thursday for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend so severely that she suffered a punctured lung.
Fri., Jan. 15, 2016
Taylor Campbell made three free throws with 0.8 seconds left to send Republic past Wellpinit 65-62 in a Northeast 1B League game Friday night in Republic. After sinking the first …
Thu., March 6, 2014
Washington 2B and 1B boys and girls basketball teams take all sorts of different routes to state. None was probably quite as tedious as the pothole-filled path by the Wellpinit …
Sat., March 1, 2014
Wellpinit’s drive to the state basketball tournament has been powered largely by center Brodie Ford, but the Redskins found a few more horses under the engine Friday night. Facing a …
Thu., Aug. 30, 2012
A year ago the Wellpinit Redskins plowed new football turf by making their first State 1B tournament appearance. The hope this year is a run deeper than last year’s top-eight …
Sun., May 20, 2012
A two-day Spokesman-Review series of stories and photos about uranium mine radiation and high cancer rates on the Spokane Indian Reservation was the best environmental reporting in a metro Northwest …
Fri., Feb. 26, 2010
Sunnyside Christian downs Wellpinit in boys action while the Colton girls defeat Columbia of Hunters in early semifinals at the State B basketball tournament in Yakima
Thu., Feb. 25, 2010
Kennedy Seyler scored seven of his 14 points in the fourth quarter, and Wellpinit rallied to upset top-ranked Rosalia 63-53 in the quarterfinals of the Class 1B boys state basketball …
Wed., Feb. 24, 2010
Cody Flett scored a game-high 26 points to lead second-ranked Wellpinit to a 73-62 opening-round victory over Oakville on Wednesday in the Class 1B boys state tournament.