Author: Dax McCoy

Road closing for railroad maintenance

Union Pacific railroad crews will be shutting down traffic through Montgomery Dr. on Aug.14 to replace broken planking and repair the approaches over the track. 

BLM modifies fire restrictions in eastern Washington

The Bureau of Land Management has modified fire restrictions to prohibit the building, maintaining, attending or using a fire of any type including charcoal briquette fires as part of their commitment to keeping public landscapes healthy. 

SCC recieves over $200,000 grant

High school teachers in rural parts of northeast Washington will get extra training and tools to introduce students to careers in water and natural resources thanks to a grant from the National science foundation. 

Darlene Marie (Dvorak) Hester

Darlene M. Hester, 80, a resident of Ladow Court Assisted Living in Garfield since Nov. of 2017 passed away on July 30, 2018 at Ladow Court.

Louie Alan Sutton

Louie Alan Sutton, of Spokane, WA, to William Fred Sutton and Helen Elsie Sutton, passed away July 28, 2018 at the age of 64 at his home in Spokane, WA.

Beverly Jean Everman

Beverly passed away unexpectedly, July 30, 2018, at her home in Medical Lake, WA. She was born in Lusk, Wyoming to Ernest and Frances Lindahl.

Cougar Fire areas to be closed

For the protection of public health and safety due to wildfire activity, several trails and roads in the area of the Cougar Fire have been closed. 

Eugene F. Bowlin

Dr. Eugene Francis Bowlin Sr. DMD, of Harrison, Idaho, formerly of Brookings and Bend, Oregon, passed away, (after suffering a ruptured Carotid artery), into our Saviors loving arms, at the age of 92, in Coeur d' Alene,  ID on August 1, 2018.

WSU raised over $145 million in 2018

Private individuals and organizations gave Washington State University just over $145 million during fiscal year 2018, making the year the third highest in the school's history. 

West Virginia to introduce mobile phone voting for midterm elections

West Virginians serving overseas will be the first in the country to cast federal election ballots using a smartphone app, a move designed to make voting in November's election easier for troops living abroad. But election integrity and computer security experts expressed alarm at the prospect of voting by phone, and one went so far as to call it "a horrific idea."

Print shop working nonstop to help find Mollie Tibbetts

Mollie Tibbetts has been missing since the middle of July, but her face is everywhere in her hometown of Brooklyn, Iowa. It's taped to telephone poles and store windows. It's on yard signs and t-shirts and magnets stuck to the back of 18-wheelers.