Monday, October 03, 2022

Regional News

What's happening in the region? Here's a roundup of news from Spokane, Montana and other regional areas.

Updated 12 hours, 11 minutes ago

Montana judge knocks down Republicans' tighter voting laws

Election officials declined to say if they would appeal the latest ruling to the state high court

Updated 2 days, 9 hours ago
Mariners end two decades of misery returning to postseason

Seattle will play in the wild-card round, potentially as the beneficiary of the postseason expansion that added a third wild-card team for each league

Updated 3 days, 12 hours ago
Zinke put on defensive over past lies in US House debate

Tranel, a former Olympic rower, cruised to victory in the Democratic primary

Updated 4 days, 8 hours ago
US proposal would permit eagle deaths as renewables expand

Federal officials won’t divulge how many eagles are reported killed by wind farms, saying it’s sensitive law enforcement information

Updated 4 days, 12 hours ago
US long-term mortgage rates up for 6th week; 30-year at 6.7%

Last year, prospective homebuyers were looking at rates well below 3%

Updated 5 days, 12 hours ago
Oregon gubernatorial candidates clash over guns, abortion

The high number of people in Oregon who are houseless and the high cost of housing was also a point of contention among the candidates

Updated 6 days, 11 hours ago
Libertarian group sues to block student debt cancellation

'Congress did not authorize the executive branch to unilaterally cancel student debt'

Updated 6 days, 12 hours ago
Hunter who mistook dog for a wolf is under investigation

The biologist determined the remains belonged to a domestic dog about 6 months old

Updated 1 week ago
After rocky start, hopes up in Oregon drug decriminalization

Oregon still has among the highest addiction rates in the country

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Montana voters to decide on 'born alive' abortion bill

At least half of U.S. states have similar post-abortion born-alive laws in place

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Wildfire smoke reaches unhealthy levels in Seattle

Crews are working toward reopening Highway 2 near the wildfire by next Monday

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
2 claim Mega Millions prize; 3rd-largest US lottery jackpot

The winning numbers were: 13-36-45-57-67, Mega Ball: 14

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Flood of record requests hamper Oregon election officials

Oregon was the first state to institute vote-by-mail, in which ballots are mailed to voters who can return them either by mail or at official, secured, drop-...

Updated 2 weeks ago
Judge chides Montana for refusing order on transgender law

The law was challenged by two transgender people born in Montana who wanted to correct their birth certificates

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Arizona Legislature won't defend law limiting police filming

Tuchi noted that there are already Arizona laws barring interfering with police, and that singling out people for taking videos appears to be unconstitutiona...