Friday, October 22, 2021

Regional News

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

Updated 3 hours, 52 minutes ago

Big tech data centers spark worry over scarce Western water

Google wants to build at least two more data centers

Updated 4 hours, 12 minutes ago
No arrests yet in Tacoma shooting that killed 4

A search for a suspect or suspects continued Friday

Updated 21 hours, 7 minutes ago
Parties in federal salmon lawsuit seek pause in litigation

agreement outlines how eight dams in the Columbia River Basin will be operated over the coming year

Updated 1 day, 4 hours ago
Grand Teton joins Yellowstone in breaking tourism records

Grand Teton had almost 3.5 million recreation visits between January and September

Updated 2 days, 4 hours ago
176 Seattle first responders wait for vaccine exemptions

over 1,000 are seeking exemption

Updated 2 days, 4 hours ago
Two Montanas? New maps highlight state's split personality

Housing prices have skyrocketed, as has homelessness

Updated 2 days, 4 hours ago
Abolitionist or Republican? Stark choice in Seattle race

Holmes struggled with criticism from the left

Updated 4 days ago
Deadline arrives for unvaccinated Washington state workers

only opt-out is a medical or religious exemption

Updated 4 days, 3 hours ago
Gonzaga is No. 1 in preseason AP Top 25; UCLA, Kansas next

Mark Few’s Bulldogs start this season in the same position

Updated 6 days, 21 hours ago
'Lawless city?' Worry after Portland police don't stop chaos

35 separate locations were targeted — including banks, retail stores, coffee shops, and government buildings

Updated 1 week ago
Vaccine proof or negative test soon required at large events

Applies to indoor events with 1,000 or more attendees and outdoor events that have more than 10,000 attendees

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Seattle police staffing woes prompt emergency dispatch plan

73 people had been killed and 283 injured in shootings in King County this year

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
California oil spill legal fight likely to last years

Coast Guard investigators already have boarded two vessels and plan to track down others

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Early winter storm brings snow to US Rocky Mountains

Up to 14 inches snow was expected around Red Lodge, Montana

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Most state workers, WA hospital staff vaccinated for COVID

Hospitals are still sorting through numbers