Thursday, December 01, 2022

Regional News

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

Updated 10 hours, 21 minutes ago

Tough Oregon gun law faces legal challenge, could be delayed

The biggest legal flash point is a ban on magazines over 10 rounds unless they are owned by law enforcement or a...

Updated 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Rosendale wins reelection in Montana US House race

Rosendale emerged during his first term as a hard-right conservative

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Mayor: Student dies after shooting in Seattle high school

The shooting happened at Ingraham High School just before 10 a.m.

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Zinke, Rosendale look to extend GOP dominance in Montana

Zinke won two statewide elections to the U.S. House before joining Trump’s cabinet

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Voter distrust taxes front line of US election integrity

Trust in America’s elections was shaken by former President Donald Trump and his allies claiming widespread fraud in 2020

Updated 4 weeks ago
Cities seek to control camping amid growing homeless crisis

Portland's soaring homelessness has become a top concern for the vast majority of residents and has prompted legal action

Updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago
‘People are mad’: Portland votes on government changes

Portland is known for its progressive politics. But many residents now think it’s on the wrong track

Updated 1 month ago
Powerball prize soars to $1.2B after no winners found Monday

The increased jackpot will be the 4th-largest in U.S. history

Updated 1 month ago
Zinke's Trump Cabinet days shape Montana race for US House

A GOP wave swept Montana in recent elections, ending years of residents splitting their votes between Republicans and Democrats

Updated 1 month ago
Hawaii's Big Island gets warning as huge volcano rumbles

Mauna Loa, rising 13,679 feet above sea level, is the much larger neighbor to Kilauea volcano, which erupted in a residential neighborhood and destroyed 700 ...

Updated 1 month ago
'Burn boss' arrest inflames Western land use tensions

Repercussions of the singular incident in the remote corner of eastern Oregon have reached all the way to Washington, D.C.

Updated 1 month ago
Waiting period is baked into gun ballot measure in Oregon

Applicant would need to complete an approved firearm safety course, pay a fee, provide personal information, submit to fingerprinting and photographing and p...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Renters face charging dilemma as U.S. cities move toward EVs

For millions of renters, access to charging remains a significant barrier

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Murray and Smiley spar over abortion, crime in Senate debate

The two candidates agreed that the federal immigration system was not working

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Amazon will use Hawaiian Airlines to operate cargo planes

Amazon’s air division will lease the first 10 planes -- which will be converted from passenger jets to freighters -- from leasing company Altavair

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Oregon’s Supreme Court Chief Justice Walters to retire

Earlier this month, Oregon Supreme Court Justice Thomas Balmer, 70, announced his retirement