Tuesday Aug 19
For lawmakers, there will still be a free lunch, but maybe only 12 a year
Legislative Ethics Board members are moving to impose new limits in the wake of revelations that some lawmakers accept dozens of free meals each year.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Dust storm sweeps through eastern Washington and north Idaho
Spokane, WA, United States - A haboob, or wall of dust blanketed through eastern Washington and northern Idaho last Tuesday.
Headframe Spirits Plans Third, Large Distillery in Butte
The owners of Headframe Spirits announced plans to open a third distillery in Butte, one to rival that of large facilities in Kentucky and Indiana.
How common is three summer storms in 20 days?
The Inland Northwest received the wrath of three big summer storms within 20 days of each other; the most recent hitting the region on Tuesday evening.
Caught inside of a Haboob, family describes terrifying storm
A massive dust storm left people stunned Tuesday night across Eastern Washington.
Search Continues for Yellowstone Nat'l Park Employee
Day two of the search is underway for a Yellowstone National Park employee who was swept down the Yellowstone River Monday evening.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
First on KHQ: Witnesses pull driver from Suv moments before it catches fire
Spokane County Sheriff's Deputies said the woman was driving along Parksmith Dr. around 4 p.m. when she crossed into oncoming traffic.
Blowing dust causes multiple vehicle crash on I-90 near Ritzville
KHQ.COM - The storm that blew through on Tuesday afternoon, blowing enough dust to cause a haboob, brought zero visibility to many roadways in Adams County and Whitman County.
Cybercast News Service
Thunderstorms help fight some Northwest wildfires
Overnight thunderstorms dampened some Northwest wildfires on Wednesday, but lightning threatened to spark more flames as hot, dry weather was forecast to return by the weekend.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Dramatic dust storm precedes thunderstorms in NW
Washington state troopers say the dust storm or "haboob" reduced visibility to zero in parts of Whitman and Adams counties, leading to numerous traffic accidents, especially in the Ritzville area southwest of Spokane.
Zero visibility reported near Ritzville
Washington State Patrol reports zero visibility in parts of Eastern Washington. Troopers report severe dust storms near the Ritzville area.
Rare haboob blows through Ritzville
Derived from the Arabic word "haab," which means wind or blow, haboobs are very strong dust and sand storms that move through hot and dry regions, the National Weather Service says.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Kennewick woman recovering in Seattle from crash
Desirae N. Cross, 23, was taken to the Seattle hospital after a two-car crash July 16 on Highway 224, three miles from West Richland, the Washington State Patrol reported.