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Gonzaga, Baylor remain atop AP Top 25 after game scrapped

Gonzaga and Baylor remained atop the AP Top 25 men’s basketball poll Monday after their hotly anticipated weekend game in Indianapolis was called off about 90 minutes before tipoff because of positive COVID-19 tests and contact tracing within the Bulldogs’ program.

Trump rally-goer arrested for assault in Washington state

OLYPMIA, Wash. (AP) — Police arrested a 27-year-old man participating in a rally in support of President Donald Trump after he allegedly fired a gun at counterprotesters during a violent clash near the Washington state Capitol. It was not immediately…

Prison guard says he was fired for Black Lives Matter shirt

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A newly hired-and-fired correctional officer is suing Washington’s Department of Corrections, saying he lost his job because he wore a “Black Lives Matter” shirt to work. Enow-Tambong Agbor-Baiyee was hired to work as an on-call guard…

Rosalea Darleen Sutton

Rosalea Darleen Sutton passed away at her home on November 25, 2020 with her loving son William and granddaughter Casey by her side. She was born to Roy and Caroline (Seever) Whittum in Coeur d’ Alene, ID on May 31st,…

Washington state to boost workers’ comp rates for Amazon

SEATTLE (AP) — A labor agency in Washington state has announced that it will increase workers’ compensation rates for Amazon fulfillment centers, deeming them more hazardous than other types of warehouses. The state Department of Labor and Industries has boosted…

Idaho broadband access expanded using federal pandemic funds

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho residents will have increased access to broadband service following a state investment of nearly $50 million in federal coronavirus recovery funds. Idaho paid for 102 projects using federal pandemic money, which will connect about 40,000…

Carol Jeanne Clary

Carol Jeanne Clary, 80, loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, of Kingston, ID, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 28, 2020, at Shoshone Medical Center in Kellogg. Carol was born on September 1, 1940 in Highland…

James "Everett" Jolley

James “Everett” Jolley, 90 James “Everett” Jolley passed away peacefully at Shoshone Medical Center in Kellogg, Idaho on November 30, 2020 at the age of 90. Everett was born on July 3, 1930 in Twisp, Washington. He spent his childhood…

Leonard Eugene Davaz

Leonard Eugene Davaz, better known as “Curly,” passed away on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, surrounded by his loving wife and five children. He was 88. Born on Aug. 15, 1932 in Ruby, WA, Curly’s family moved to Dalkena when he…

Lorraine May Rademacher

Lorraine May Rademacher died peacefully on November 17, 2020 in her place of residence, River Mountain Advanced Care in Newport, Wa. She was 93 years old. Lorraine was born December 31, 1926 to Louis and Sophie Miller, in Stewart Minnesota.…

Paul Justin Moore

Paul Justin Moore passed away quietly at the age of 91 on November 28, 2020.  Paul was born in Oradel, NJ. to George and Anna Moore on February 23, 1929. In 1946, after graduating high school, Paul joined the US…

Idaho hikers, historians aim to uncover trail to gold mine

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Historians and hikers in Idaho have teamed up to uncover a 120-year-old route used by gold miners that was partially rediscovered near Thunder Mountain, the Idaho Statesman reported. The Idaho Trails Association has partnered with the…

Washington secretary of state certifies election results

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Republican Secretary of State Kim Wyman on Tuesday certified the final results of Washington state’s election, two days ahead of the deadline. The state saw its second-highest turnout percentage, with 84.14% of the state’s nearly 4.9…