Friday, January 27, 2023

Regional News

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

Updated 7 hours, 1 minute ago

Pandemic, culture wars revive 'school choice' policy push

ESAs have steadily grown in popularity over traditional vouchers due to legal challenges in states with constitu...

Updated 1 day, 4 hours ago
Montana governor wants tax rebates, cuts with budget surplus

Gianforte, a Republican, has proposed $500 million in property tax rebates for primary residences,

Updated 2 days, 8 hours ago
Hawaii man imprisoned for 1991 murder, rape released

Despite the lack of evidence linking them to the killing, the two Schweitzers and Pauline were indicted in 1997

Updated 3 days, 7 hours ago
Suspect sought after 3 killed in convenience store shooting

Police initially believed that the shooter fired into a nearby car, possibly injuring a person inside before stealing the vehicle and fleeing the scene

Updated 4 days, 7 hours ago
Authorities search for motive in Lunar New Year massacre

The suspect was carrying what Luna described as a semi-automatic pistol with an extended magazin

Updated 6 days, 3 hours ago
Astronaut Buzz Aldrin marries longtime love on 93rd birthday

The post received 53,000 Facebook “likes” and “loves” by Saturday and was accompanied by several photos of the newlyweds.

Updated 1 week ago
In soaked California, few homeowners have flood insurance

In California, 32 trillion gallons of rain and snow fell since Christmas

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Feds send $930 million to curb 'crisis' of US West wildfires

The sites targeted for spending in 2023 cover much of Southern California

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Rare attack: 2 dead in polar bear mauling in Alaska village

Polar bears are at the top of the food chain, and see humans as a food source

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Northern California sees more rain while the south dries out

More than half of California’s 58 counties were declared disaster areas, the governor said

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Californians cope with more rain, snow, flooding and outages

More than 35,000 customers remained without power in Sacramento

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Boeing airliner orders hit 4-year high, led by 737 Max jets

Boeing reported 774 orders for all of 2022, after subtracting cancellations

Updated 3 weeks ago
Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupts again, summit crater glows

During the twin eruption, visitors to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park were able to see lava from both eruptions at the same time

Updated 3 weeks, 1 day ago
US jobless claim applications fall to lowest in 14 weeks

Also Thursday morning, the payroll processing firm ADP reported that the U.S. economy gained 235,000 jobs, well above expectations

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Foot found in Yellowstone hot pool, but case is still murky

It remained unclear whether Il was traveling alone and exactly when he went missing