Northwest

Late spring snow blankets Sherman Pass

SPOKANE, Wash.-- It's May 20, but winter isn't over yet up in the mountains. Snow fell for much of Friday morning on State Highway 20 over Sherman Pass in Ferry County. At 1:30 Friday afternoon, WSDOT snowplow crews reported six…

Power outage at Yakima airport halts commercial flights

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Commercial flights into the Yakima airport were temporarily shut down after a car crashed into the control tower early Friday morning. The Yakima Police Department said a driver was speeding on Washington Avenue at about 2:30…

Experts warn that drought will impact Northwest this summer

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Drought is expected to impact much of the Pacific Northwest this summer, including areas in eastern Washington, southern Oregon and southern Idaho, according to climatology and water officials. A recent map from the U.S. Drought Monitor…

Toddler drowns in pool near Endicott

ENDICOTT, Wash. -- A 2-year-old girl drowned in a pool near Endicott Tuesday evening. The Whitman County Sheriff's Office said the toddler had been playing outside with her siblings when…