Tuesday, September 22, 2020


What's happening in the Pacific Northwest? For information and details regarding Northwest news, see our articles below.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Q&A with 13th Legislative District candidates

Incumbent Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, Democratic challenger Eduardo Castaneda-Diaz, and John “the man” Malan, l...

Updated 14 minutes ago
Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game

ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were:

Updated 1 hour, 14 minutes ago
Seattle City Council overrides mayor's veto of policing cuts

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle will reduce the police department’s budget and reallocate some money to community programs after the City Council voted Tuesday evening to override Mayor Jenny Durkan’s vetoes of adjustment...

Updated 5 hours, 26 minutes ago
Nike shakes off pandemic blues with surging online sales

NEW YORK (AP) — Nike appears to have recovered from its pandemic slump, posting a solid quarterly profit driven by soaring online sales of its sneakers and workout apparel.

Updated 6 hours, 14 minutes ago
State: Man in Oregon prison 7th to die of COVID-19

ONTARIO, Ore. (AP) — A man incarcerated in an Oregon prison died Monday after testing positive for COVID-19, officials said.

Updated 6 hours, 41 minutes ago
Woman sentenced to 5 years after toddler dies in house fire

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A Stayton woman was sentenced to five years in prison after her toddler died in a house fire.

Updated 7 hours, 20 minutes ago
With 95% homes hit, feds say no need for census extension

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — With the number of U.S. households counted topping 95%, there is no reason for a judge to order the U.S. Census Bureau to extend by a month the head count of every U.S. resident, government a...

Updated 8 hours, 16 minutes ago
FCC asks states to lower the cost of in-state inmate calls

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — More than 1,800 jails and detention centers across the United States charge more for inmates to make in-state calls than they can legally charge for out-of-state phone calls, according to data...

Updated 9 hours, 17 minutes ago
Editorial Roundup: Idaho

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Idaho newspapers:

Updated 11 hours, 41 minutes ago
'Unfathomable': US death toll from coronavirus hits 200,000

The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus topped 200,000 Tuesday, by far the highest in the world, hitting the once-unimaginable threshold six weeks before an election that is certain to be a referendum in part on...

Updated 11 hours, 41 minutes ago
Oregon grieves for natural places wiped out by wildfires

DETROIT LAKE, Ore. (AP) — Oregonians are grieving the loss of some of their most treasured natural places after wildfires wiped out campgrounds, hot springs and wooded retreats that have been touchstones for gene...

Updated 12 hours, 14 minutes ago
Authorities: Wrong-way interstate driver caused fatal crash

Authorities say a wrong-way driver was involved in a three-car crash on northbound Interstate 5 in Portland, Oregon, leaving one person dead, another injured and the highway closed for about two hours.

Updated 14 hours, 11 minutes ago
Oregon businesses threaten lawsuit over virus restrictions

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Several Oregon businesses have threatened a class action lawsuit against the state over COVID-19 restrictions implemented by Gov. Kate Brown to slow the pandemic. A lawyer representing the b...

Updated 15 hours, 17 minutes ago
New push to retire Native team names headed to Legislature

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The first Native American woman elected to the Washington state House of Representatives says she is drafting legislation to remove Native-themed mascots and team names at public schools. Th...

Updated 20 hours, 44 minutes ago
White inactive for Patriots following death of father

SEATTLE (AP) — The father of New England Patriots’ running back James White was killed Sunday in a car crash in Florida, authorities said.

Updated 20 hours, 44 minutes ago
Police fatally shoot woman in Redmond, Washington

REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Police in Redmond, Washington, fatally shot a 39-yearold woman at an apartment complex.