Northwest

Missing Kalispell man victim of Jeep crash

Flathead County officials have confirmed that a 41-year-old Kalispell man who was reported missing on Sunday was found dead in a rollover crash near Lakeside on Monday.

Seattle assistant police chief cleared

King County prosecutors say they won't file criminal charges against a Seattle assistant police chief who was under investigation for allegations of official misconduct.

Skydiver falls to death on Oregon coast

A 34-year-old skydiver has dead after his parachute failed to open on time, and investigators in Tillamook County are searching the scene for his helmet cameras.

Man gets jail time for faking motorcycle mishap

The insurance claim seemed straightforward: Jason Preston said his motorcycle was wrecked. But Idaho investigators figured there was something fishy about the Blackfoot man's story he'd crashed the bike to avoid hitting an animal in July 2011.

Neighbor Tip Leads to Pot Bust Near School

Neighbors suspecting illegal activity tipped off deputies to a drug house in the Larson housing area north of Moses Lake. Thursday night, deputies raided the home less than 700 feet from North Elementary School.Deputies from Grant County's Interagency Narcotics Enforcement Team hit the home at 1230 Arlington Drive around 9:45 Thursday night. INET seized 147 grams of marijuana, including 16 grams portioned and packaged in sandwich bags.Detectives arrested Jake Avery Allen, 23, and Sabrina M. Pool, 27. They were arrested on suspicion of possession of marijuana with intent to deliver in a school zone. Allen was booked into the jail; Pool was released so she could care for her children.

Bob Smith, ski-goggle pioneer, dies at 78

Robert Earl "Bob" Smith, an orthodontist whose passion for skiing powder snow helped turn him into a goggle and sunglasses pioneer, died last week of complications related to heart surgery.