Sunday, March 26, 2023

Regional News

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

Updated 21 hours, 54 minutes ago

Biden's moves on Alaska drilling, TikTok test young voters

Western governments are growing increasingly worried that TikTok’s owner, Beijing-based ByteDance, might give br...

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Snow has been a no-show for some traditionally wintry cities

Idaho also seeing less snow than usual

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
US to focus bison restoration on expanding tribal herds

As many as 60 million bison once roamed North America

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
A hate crime lays bare Hawaii’s complicated race relations

Attorneys for Aki and Alo-Kaonohi say it wasn't Kunzelman's race that provoked them, but his entitled and disrespectful attitude

Updated 1 month ago
Snow, rain slam California as Michigan shivers without power

Interstate 5, the West Coast’s major north-south highway, was closed south of the Oregon border as snow fell to the floor of the Sacramento Valley

Updated 1 month ago
Winter storms sow more chaos, shut down much of Portland

The weather also knocked out power to almost a million homes and businesses in multiple states

Updated 1 month ago
Democratic Sen. Jon Tester to run for 4th term in Montana

In 2018, Tester was the only Democratic senator from a Republican-leaning state to win his reelection bid after voting against Trump's Supreme Court picks

Updated 1 month ago
Kari Lake looks to harness her movement after Arizona loss

The flurry of activity comes as Lake considers running for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Kyrsten Sinema, an independent and former Democrat

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Kari Lake loses appeal in Arizona governor race challenge

Lawyers for Lake focused on problems with ballot printers at some polling places in Maricopa County, home to more than 60% of the state’s voters

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Oregon, a hotbed of extremism, seeks to curb paramilitaries

Opponents say such a law would infringe on rights to freely associate and to bear arms

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
2nd Amendment sanctuary measure overturned in Oregon

Opponents included the legal arm of the group Everytown for Gun Safety, which had argued that the ordinance violated the U.S. Constitution

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Oregon joins debate over police education requirements

Reform advocates say that continuing education past high school can equip officers with critical life skills that could help improve their interactions with ...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Rumors swirl about balloons, UFOs as officials stay mum

House and Pentagon are using the airborne devices to divert attention from a chemical spill earlier this month in Ohio

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
US jets down 4 objects in 8 days, unprecedented in peacetime

Since then, fighter jets last week also shot down objects over Canada and Alaska

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Don't feed the bears! But birds OK, new Tahoe research shows

State wildlife officials said this week they generally frown on feeding wildlife

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Celebs tout ice baths, but science on benefits is lukewarm

Cronenwett says cold water immersion stimulates the part of the nervous system that controls the resting or relaxation state