Sunday, June 26, 2022

Regional News

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

Updated 2 days, 14 hours ago

Jury awards $595,000 to Lummi tribe for salmon pen collapse

A spokesperson for Cooke Aquaculture, Joel Richardson, said the company accepts the verdict and will not appeal

Updated 3 days, 15 hours ago
Yellowstone park reopens after changes wrought by flood

Some of the premier attractions at America’s first national park will again be viewable, including Old Faithful

Updated 4 days, 13 hours ago
Yellowstone Park aims for quick reopening after floods

Yellowstone will partially reopen at 8 a.m. Wednesday

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
2022 midterms: What to watch in primaries in 7 states

It’s the first time since 1993 that Montana will have two House seats

Updated 3 weeks ago
Groups file new lawsuit to stop Idaho gold mine drilling

The groups site potential harm to grizzly bears, wolverines, lynx, bighorn sheep, whitebark pine trees, Columbia spotted frogs and Yellowstone cutthroat trout

Updated 3 weeks ago
Tulsa shooting puts focus on waiting periods for gun buyers

Just nine states and Washington, D.C., have explicit waiting periods before people can purchase at least some types of firearms

Updated 3 weeks, 1 day ago
'Unacceptable' Seattle police sex assault unit low staffing

Harrell rejected the idea his administration did not prioritize sexual assault cases

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Local governments turn away $73M of federal pandemic aid

A second payment for local governments could come from the Treasury as soon as this month

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Bison gores woman in Yellowstone National Park

The woman from Grove City, Ohio, sustained a puncture wound and other injuries

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
US consumer confidence slips in May amid stubborn inflation

The Labor Department reported earlier in May that consumer prices jumped 8.3% last month from a year ago

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
How San Diego secured its water supply, at a cost

In 2012, San Diego County forged a deal to get 10% of it

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Montana schools chief cited in case of illegal bus passing

The bus driver recognized Arntzen and recorded the license plate number on the red pickup truck

Updated 4 weeks ago
Judge orders US to decide if wolverines need protection

Environmentalists argued that wolverines face localized extinction as a result of climate change

Updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Biden-backed Schrader ousted in Oregon primary

McLeod-Skinner will face Republican Lori Chavez-DeRemer in November

Updated 1 month ago
Trump ally Zinke fights claim he's too liberal for Montana

Zinke has also been dogged by problems of his own making