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 By Roger Harnack    News 

Kettle Falls woman killed in crash

LIND -- A Kettle Falls woman was killed Sunday morning when her pickup overturned. Kristen K. Icenogle, 52, was pronounced dead at the scene near Milepost 70 on southbound U.S.... — Updated 4/5/2020

 
 By Roger Harnack    News 

Infected number rises in Othello

OTHELLO -- The number of Wuhan coronavirus cases is rising, with almost half of the cases connected to a single family. As of Sunday afternoon, Adams County health officials were reporting 23 cases in the city, 11 of which were in... — Updated 4/5/2020

 
 By Roger Harnack    News 

Adams County coronavirus tally reaches 23

RITZVILLE -- Adams County health officials Saturday evening reported that a total of 23 coronavirus cases have been confirmed. Of those cases, 19 are in Othello, with 10 connected to a single family, officials said. There are two... — Updated 4/5/2020

 
 By Roger Harnack    News 

Senate Minority Leader Schoesler reacts to quarantine extension

RITZVILLE - Senate Minority Leader Mark Schoesler doesn't agree with extending the statewide quarantine until May 4 due to the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak. Responding to Bainbridge... — Updated 4/5/2020

 
 By Roger Harnack    News 

In Idaho, boys required to compete as boys

BOISE — Female athletes may not have to compete against so-called “transgender” women — in other words, biological males — in Idaho . That’s because Gov. Brad Little... — Updated 4/3/2020

 
 By Roger Harnack    News 

Spring turkey hunt canceled

OLYMPIA - The state Department of Fish and Wildlife has canceled the youth turkey hunt previously scheduled for April 4-5. In addition, six game management units scheduled to open... — Updated 4/3/2020

 
 By Roger Harnack    Opinion 

Newspapers in survival mode, too

Given the ongoing shutdown in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, like nearly all local businesses, we had to make some difficult decisions last week. Among those was the... — Updated 4/3/2020

 
 By Roger Harnack    News

Magnitude 6.5 quake shakes Central Idaho

BOISE — The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting a magnitude 6.5 earthquake and five aftershocks shaking Central Idaho starting about 5:53 p.m. today, Tuesday, March 31. The main quake struck about 43 miles west of Challis, in... — Updated 3/31/2020

 
 By Roger Harnack    News

Adams County report 13 coronavirus cases

OTHELLO — Adams County health officials reported 13 confirmed coronavirus cases late tonight, Monday night, March 30. That's up from five cases Friday, March 27, the last time... — Updated 3/30/2020

 
 By Roger Harnack    Opinion

Constitutional rights about to be tested

Benjamin Franklin's famous quote often arises in the context of government overreach. In this age of Wuhan Flu – or COVID-19, as those pushing political correctness would say ... — Updated 3/28/2020

 
 By Roger Harnack    News

Gov. Inslee suspends portions of public meetings, records acts

OLYMPIA - With no fanfare or disclosure, Gov. Jay Inslee quietly amended a month-old coronavirus-related proclamation, so that it now strips residents and news organizations of the... — Updated 3/28/2020

 
 By Roger Harnack    News

DOT halts plowing in scenic passes

MAZAMA — Eastern Washington residents wanting to use highways through scenic mountain passes to get to the Puget Sound area or Pacific Ocean are going to have to wait. On Thursday, state Transportation Secretary Roger Millar... — Updated 3/27/2020

 
 By Roger Harnack    News

Will voters finally see $30 vehicle tabs this Friday?

SEATTLE — The King County judge who initially blocked the $30 car-tab cap denied most of the challenges to the taxpayer-approved measure. Superior Court Judge Marshall Ferguson... — Updated 3/26/2020

 
 By Roger Harnack    Opinion

Bait jars could send a message to Fish and Wildlife

Unintended consequence or bureaucratic power grab? Given the things being ordered behind locked doors of government offices, I’ll take the latter. Tonight, March 25, when the... — Updated 3/25/2020

 
 By Roger Harnack    News

I-976 could go into effect Friday

SEATTLE -- The King County judge who initially blocked the $30 car-tab cap denied most of the challenges to the taxpayer-approved measure. Superior Court Judge Marshall Ferguson rul... — Updated 3/25/2020

 
 By Roger Harnack    School

Public barred from entering state parks, Fish and Wildlife lands

OLYMPIA -- The state earlier today announced all publicly owned lands managed by Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission and Department of Fish and Wildlife are closed to... — Updated 3/25/2020

 
 By Roger Harnack    News

We've made changes to our coverage

As a member of the “Fourth Estate,” our newspaper staff regularly comes in close contact with people from all walks of life. Knowing that, we are doing our part to help prevent... — Updated 3/19/2020

 
 By Roger Harnack    News

We're still here, but we've made some changes

As a member of the “Fourth Estate,” our newspaper staff regularly comes in close contact with people from all walks of life. Knowing that, we are doing our part to help prevent... — Updated 3/19/2020

 
 By Roger Harnack    News

Gov. Inslee issues moratorium on evictions due to COVID-19

OLYMPIA — Residents who become unemployed due to government actions to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 coronovirus won’t have to worry about being evicted, at least for the next month. During a press conference this... — Updated 3/18/2020

 
 By Roger Harnack    Opinion

Sex education bill forced on youth

Engrossed Senate Bill 5395, the sex education bill mandating “inclusive” curriculum beginning in kindergarten has been hotly contested this legislative session in Olympia. But w... — Updated 3/16/2020

 
 By Roger Harnack    News

Judge partially vacates I-976 injunction

PASCO - "We won!" That was the reaction from Franklin County Commissioner Clint Didier earlier today, March 12, after a King County judge vacated most of a previous injunction on... — Updated 3/12/2020

 
 By Roger Harnack    School

Gorilla grapplers take third in Spangle

SPANGLE - Davenport wrestler Alex Plasencia only spent a minute-and-a-half on the mat last Thursday, Feb. 6, en route to an easy gold medal at 145 pounds. Plasencia received two... — Updated 2/25/2020

 
 By Roger Harnack    School

Indians bring home wrestling gold

SPANGLE — Four Indian wrestlers brought home gold Thursday, Feb. 6, from the 1B/2B League -South district wrestling meet at Spangle High School. Ethan Hull won the 126-pound... — Updated 2/25/2020

 
 By Roger Harnack    Opinion

Gender sports legislation

Boys are boys and girls are girls. There's no in-between, at least when it comes to sports. I know it's not politically correct to say that in this day and age. But genetically... — Updated 2/25/2020

 
 By Roger Harnack    News

High-capacity magazine ban bill 'dead'

OLYMPIA — A bill that would have limited the number of rounds of ammunition a firearm magazine can hold is “dead” for this legislative session. Substitute House Bill 2240 was on the docket for a second reading in the House,... — Updated 2/20/2020

 

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