Saturday, January 22, 2022

Regional News

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

Updated 3 hours, 38 minutes ago

Yellowstone National Park to mark 150th anniversary in 2022

President Ulysses S. Grant signed the Yellowstone National Park Protection Act on March 1 1872

Updated 22 hours, 13 minutes ago
FBI: Laundrie admitted killing Gabby Petito in notebook

Grand Teton was the last place the couple visited during a cross-country van trip last summer

Updated 1 day, 1 hour ago
Think your home value is soaring? Talk to a farmer

Farmland prices have even climbed in California despite concerns about persistent drought

Updated 1 day, 18 hours ago
Oregon residents decry proposed 'permanent' mask mandate

Many people testifying cited studies, anecdotes and quotes against masking

Updated 3 days, 3 hours ago
Colorado coal town grapples with future as plant shuts down

all the workers will lose their jobs over the next decade

Updated 4 days, 4 hours ago
In tiny Wyoming town, Bill Gates bets big on nuclear power

Wyoming has the biggest coal industry in the U.S. by far

Updated 4 days, 4 hours ago
US plans $50B wildfire fight where forests meet suburbia

Fires are a part of the natural cycle for most forests

Updated 4 days, 4 hours ago
Climate change makes the future of Nordic skiing uncertain

Nordic skis quickly became the new toilet paper – they were hard to find and sold out in stores

Updated 5 days, 1 hour ago
Yellowstone bison species decision questioned by US judge

The Fish and Wildlife Service, citing a different study, has argued that the herds are not genetically distinct

Updated 5 days, 1 hour ago
Dan Rayfield likely to be Oregon’s next House speaker

Rayfield won out against state Rep. Janelle Bynum, of Happy Valley

Updated 1 week ago
25-year-old Colorado skier found dead near Lost Trail resort

man's identity was not immediately released

Updated 1 week ago
Governors turn to budgets to guard against climate change

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey this past week pitched $1 billion for water infrastructure

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Fired WA fire chief sues alleging racial discrimination

Beasley is the only Black firefighter hired in Kennewick in more than 100 years, according to the lawsuit

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Oregon Supreme Court OKs dropping bar exam for alternatives

alternative pathways designed for law students

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Wyoming tries again to remove Yellowstone grizzly protection

Region spans Wyoming, Idaho and Montana