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PULLMAN, WA - The lawsuit from a former Washington State University football player against Cougar head coach Mike Leach has been dismissed by a local judge. Whitman County Superior Court Judge Gary Libey formally dismissed the suit from Zaire Webb in a written decision that was filed on Thu…

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WHITMAN COUNTY, WA - The Whitman County Sheriff’s Office and local emergency crews from the Lacrosse area responded to a report of a single engine plane crash around 10:30 a.m. on Friday Morning. The plane went down South of Hooper near the intersection of Hooper Canyon Road and Hammer Grade…

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RICHLAND, WA - Only a day after participating in his 45th lawsuit against the Trump administration, Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced that he co-led a coalition of 13 states in filing his 46th Trump administration lawsuit.  This time against the U.S. Department of Home…

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OLYMPIA, WA – Washington’s economy gained 13,400 jobs in July and the state’s seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate for July was unchanged at 4.6 percent according to the Employment Security Department.

COLVILLE, WA – On Monday hand crews were able to complete and secure the fireline at the 423 acre North Mill Creek Fire, near Colville in northeast Washington.  Mop up operations continued with measurable progress throughout the day.  Hazardous trees were also removed.  All of the hard work …

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PULLMAN, WA - Stricter gun control laws in Washington are forcing the Washington State University Police Department to end its gun storage service for students. A new law requires law enforcement agencies that store firearms for the public to conduct a background check on the owner before th…

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PULLMAN, WA - The University of Idaho and Washington State University have each made the list of 385 most outstanding colleges and universities in 2020 as ranked by the Princeton Review. The rankings were released on August 5, and are based on factors that include the excellence of the acade…

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LEWISTON, ID - Most of the region is under either a Flash Flood Watch, Hazardous Weather Outlook, or Red Flag Warning.  The Red Flag Warning is set to expire today, as the National Weather Service predicts heavy rain to come with scattered severe thunderstorms Saturday afternoon and evening.…

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COLVILLE, WA - About 90 personnel are battling a new fire in the inland northwest.  The North Mill Creek Fire ignited at approximately 4:00 pm on Thursday, approximately 12 miles northeast of Colville, in northeast Washington. As of 10:00 a.m Friday, the fire is estimated at 500 acres. Initi…

OLYMPIA, WA - According to a Suffolk University/Boston Globe poll that surveyed 500 likely Democratic primary voters in the New Hampshire primary, not one survey participant selected Washington Governor Jay Inslee as their top choice for president.  The margin of error is +/- 4.4%.  The poll…

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CLARKSTON, WA - Most of the region is under a Red Flag Warning from this afternoon into Saturday. The National Weather Service says the concern is over a series of weather disturbances that will move through the region starting this afternoon and continuing into Saturday, bringing on and off…

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PULLMAN, WA - An arrest warrant has been issued for the apprehension of a Washington State University football player who’s failed to appear at multiple court hearings for a vandalism charge. The Whitman County District Court warrant was activated Wednesday for 21-year-old Christian Haangana…

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LEWISTON, ID - Most of the inland northwest remains under a National Weather Service Heat Advisory until tonight, with temperatures well over 100 for many.  The NWS has added a Red Flag Warning and Air Quality Alert to parts of the region.  The Red Flag Warning, which includes Asotin County,…

PULLMAN, WA – SafeWise released their 4th annual “Safest College Towns in America” report this week.  SafeWise analyzed the FBI's most recent crime statistics from 2017 to calculate the total number of violent crimes committed in American college towns. The City of Pullman earned a ranking o…

LEWISTON, ID - According to AAA, gas prices continue to tick down and have been steadily declining all summer. For the week, the national average for regular falls three cents to $2.70 a gallon. The Idaho average held steady at $2.90 a gallon, the 9th highest in the nation. Washington's aver…

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LEWISTON, ID - The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory from 12:00 p.m. Tuesday through 8:00 p.m. Wednesday.  The area impacted is shown in the graphic.  Some of the hottest temperatures of the year thus far are expected across the region Tuesday into Wednesday.  High temperat…

COLFAX, WA - The 31-year-old homeless woman accused of murdering a Coeur d’Alene man outside Colfax has pleaded guilty.  Ashley Myers pleaded guilty to 2nd degree murder in Whitman County Superior Court on Friday.  She was sentenced to 15 years in prison by Court Commissioner Howard Neill an…

ASOTIN COUNTY, WA - Crews will be applying a chip-seal to Evans Road in Asotin County on Wednesday (8/7).  Work is scheduled between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. between Ben Johnson Road and 6th Avenue.  There may be temporary lane closures and other minor delays during the operation.

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SPOKANE, WA - The National Weather Service says conditions will be prime for the development of wildfires today, issuing a Red Flag Warning for much of the region. The warning is in effect until 8:00 p.m. Remaining thunderstorms moving across the region are expected to contain only light rai…

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POMEROY, WA - One person was injured in a single vehicle crash on US12 east of Pomeroy, just past 10:00 a.m. on Thursday morning.   According to the the Washington State Patrol, 44-year-old Jennifer Brown, of Pomeroy, was driving a 1998 Hyundai east on US12 when she went off the right side o…

FERRY COUNTY, WA - In response to a series of livestock attacks, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife lethally removed a radio-collared adult male member of the Old Profanity Territory wolf pack on July 13. Since the removal, the OPT pack has been involved in seven other incidents,…

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CLARKSTON, WA - According to the National Interagency Fire Center, above normal significant large fire potential is expected along the east slopes of the northern Cascades, the Columbia Basin, the Palouse, eastern Washington, and southwestern Oregon in August and September.  In a report rele…

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SPOKANE, WA - The National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch for the parts of our region shown on the map.  The Watch goes into effect at 11:00 p.m. Thursday and is currently set to expire at 11:00 a.m. on Friday.  According to the NWS, low pressure will move across eastern Was…

OLYMPIA, WA - Snake and Columbia river hydropower dams may soon be allowed to spill more water over the dams at crucial times to help juvenile salmon migration. The Washington Department of Ecology is proposing to change the water quality standard for Total Dissolved Gas during the spring sp…

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PORTLAND, OR - Northwest wheat farmers and towboat companies are rejecting a new report, “Lower Snake River Dams: Economic Tradeoffs of Removal,” authored by ECONorthwest and funded by Paul Allen’s Vulcan Inc.  A statement from the Pacific Northwest Waterways Association says the report bank…

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OLYMPIA, WA - Washington residents may soon be able to choose from three gender options when getting a driver’s license: Male, Female and X.  The X gender designation option means a gender that is not exclusively male or female.  The Department of Licensing proposed the rule change earlier t…

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OLYMPIA, WA – The Washington State Department of Health declared an outbreak of hepatitis A on Tuesday in multiple counties in people who are living homeless or who use drugs. The outbreak includes 13 confirmed cases: nine in Spokane County, two in King County, one in Snohomish County and on…

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PULLMAN, WA - One of the Washington State University football players arrested for allegedly vandalizing cars on Pullman’s College Hill has resolved his case with the victim. 19-year-old Fa’ave Fa’avae resolved his case with a misdemeanor compromise which was accepted by the court last week.

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WASHINGTON, D.C - On Monday, Reps. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Dan Newhouse (R-WA) released a joint statement following the release of a privately-conducted study regarding the removal of the Lower Snake River Dams. The study's summary reads, "tradeoffs based on publicly available data…

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PULLMAN, WA - Pullman’s iconic Cougar Country Drive In will reopen later this Summer under new ownership. The owners of Zoe Coffeehouse and Pub Mike and Terry Wagoner of Pullman bought the iconic burger joint on Monday afternoon. Cougar Country has been closed since February. It was put up f…

PULLMAN, WA – Washington State University announced that total philanthropic activity surpassed $145.8 million during fiscal year 2019, which ended June 30. This marks the third best fundraising year in WSU history, and is the highest total the University has achieved when not conducting a f…

ASOTIN COUNTY, WA - Beginning this Wednesday, weather permitting, and continuing through Friday, August 9, the Asotin County Road Department will be chip-sealing certain roads in Asotin County. Work is scheduled during the hours of 6:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The department…

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CHENEY, WA – With a Red Flag Warning in effect for much of the region today, firefighters are on a heightened state of alert as they continue to gain ground of the four fires burning near Cheney. The fires include the Graham Fire, the Grogan Fire, the Lake Badger Fire, and the Badger fire. A…

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ASOTIN, WA - The Asotin County Sheriff’s Office is warning of a scam using Facebook Messenger.  The scammers are contacting victims on Messenger, posing as a Facebook friend, saying they “just received a grant for $100,000”.  The scammer then says that in order to get access to the grant fun…

CHENEY, WA – Four separate fires are burning in the Cheney area. The Graham Fire, the Grogan Fire, the Lake Badger Fire, and the Badger fire now cover a combined 171 total acres.  As of 8:30 a.m. on Friday, the fires are 20% contained and officials expect to make significant progress over th…

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ASOTIN COUNTY, WA - According to the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife, on July 22, a range rider spotted a wolf feeding on a dead 400-450 lb. calf in a 4,500-acre fenced pasture on private land in Asotin County. Livestock producers reported the sighting to WDFW staff, who conduct…

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