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Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago

Ships and piers

PORTLAND, Ore. — In 1976, Herschel Slavens, then nearly 80, sat down to write about his life, including the time...

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week.

Updated 1 month ago
Cattlemen's Association convention announced

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Cattlemen’s Association will hold its annual meeting and Cattle Producer’s Forum in Nashville this year on Dec. 8-10, according to a press release from the organization. The annual ...

Updated 1 month ago
Record-breaking jump

EPHRATA - Slightly more than a decade after he made the record-setting jump, Alex Harvill is being recognized by Guinness World Records for his accomplishmen...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Spokane man sentenced for COVID-19 relief fraud

SPOKANE — A Spokane man has been sentenced to five years probation for COVID-19 relief fraud, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for Eastern Washington. Roshon Edward Thomas, 42, was ...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Reclamation seeks comments on Grant Coulee security upgrades

GRAND COULEE – In a press release on Aug. 15, the Bureau of Reclamation stated they are inviting the public to identify issues or alternatives for consideration in the development of an environmental assessment f...

Updated 2 months ago
Vantage Highway fire causes haze, threatens 40 structures

VANTAGE - A fire is burning on the western side of the Columbia River north of Vantage along the Vantage Highway, leading to the mobilization of state resour...

Updated 2 months ago
Canola fields expanding fast in Eastern Washington

Travelers driving through the rolling hills of the Palouse this summer may have noticed more fields that glow bright yellow. The yellow blossoms belong to th...

Updated 2 months ago
3 charged with disaster relief fraud

SPOKANE — A federal grand jury indicted three Eastern Washington residents - including a man from Moses Lake - last week for fraud in obtaining COVID-19 relief money, according to a Department of Justice press re...

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Reykdal announces plan to reallocate timber revenue funding

OLYMPIA - On July 19, State Superintendent Chris Reykdal unveiled his plan to reallocate funding from the K-12 Common School Trust to projects in rural communities and have the state legislature fund the K-12 Sch...

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Three-digit national suicide prevention number established

OLYMPIA — A new nationwide three-digit number has been established for those needing assistance with a mental health crisis or thoughts of suicide, according...

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
‘American Pickers’ coming to Washington

MOSES LAKE — The TV show “American Pickers” will film episodes in Washington state in October, according to a press release from Cineflix Productions, which ...

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Murray introduces bill to protect abortion travel

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a press release on July 12, U.S. Senators Patty Murray (D-Wash.), and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nevada) said they had filed a bill enti...

Updated 2 months, 4 weeks ago
A water strategy for the parched West

“Are you going to run out of water?” is the first question people ask when they find out I’m from Arizona. The answer is that some people already have, other...

Updated 2 months, 4 weeks ago
Newhouse, Murray focus on flawed VA records rollout

RICHLAND — Both Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Yakima, and Sen. Patty Murray devoted time following the 4th of July holiday pressing the Veterans Administration to imp...