Pend Oreille County Newswire (Page 3)

Pend Oreille County Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Pend Oreille County, WA. (Page 3)

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  1. GOP congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers booed off stage at MLK Day...Read the original story

    Jan 20, 2017 | Seattle Gay News

    ... have been particularly strong in Spokane County, the population center of the 5th District, and in rural Pend Oreille County at the northeast corner of the state. When McMorris Rodgers invited constituents to post stories of their troubles under the ...

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  2. Northwest Timber Industry Hit Hard By Heavy Fall RainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    The rainiest fall on record in parts of eastern Oregon and Washington was good for keeping late-season wildfires at bay, but torrential rains wreaked havoc on some timber harvesters in the Northwest. "We didn't miss a day because of the wet weather," said Josh Anderson, Timber Manager at one of one of two mills owned by Vaagen Brothers in Pend Oreille County.

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  3. Northwest timber industry hit hard by heavy fall rainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A giant port crane moves tree-sized timber at one of two mills owned by Vaagen Brothers Lumber Inc. in Pend Oreille County, Washington. The rainiest fall on record in parts of eastern Oregon and Washington was good for keeping late-season wildfires at bay, but torrential rains wreaked havoc on some timber harvesters in the Northwest.

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  4. Snow melt could bring black ice early Wednesday - Tue, 20 Dec 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... inches of snow Wednesday morning, the weather service received reports of 6 inches of snow at Newport in Pend Oreille County. Kootenai Electric Cooperative had 1,100 customers out of power north of Coeur d'Alene, but got the electricity flowing ...

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  5. Kids in need enjoy Christmas cheer thanks to Kalispels, Salvation Army - Sun, 18 Dec 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    Morgan Theobald wants spy equipment for Christmas. In fact, when she grows up, she'd like to join the ranks of James Bond and Ethan Hunt in international espionage.

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  6. Semitruck hauling 11,000 gallons of diesel fuel crashes on Highway...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    A semitruck hauling 11,000 gallons of diesel fuel has crashed on Highway 211 near mile post 6 in Pend Oreille County and is currently leaking fuel. The truck apparently rolled over and came to a stop in the highway, said Washington State Patrol Trooper Nicholas Hopper.

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  7. Former paramedic facing new charges over stolen painkillersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | EMS1

    Joshua E. Hicks, 27, has already been convicted of reckless driving, theft and possession of prescription drugs without a prescription WALLA WALLA, Wash. - A former paramedic who underwent two shoulder surgeries and injured his knee became addicted to painkillers and stole dozens of boxes of prescription drugs from his employer, the Pend Oreille County Fire District 2, according to legal filings.

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  8. 'Skunk bear' data collection begins soonRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2016 | Colville Statesman-Examiner

    ... wildlife, plants and habitats.) In Northeast Washington, there are plans for a remote camera site in Pend Oreille County, on the Idaho border. The Idaho Dept. of Fish and Game will be responsible for the site, says Madonna Luers, spokesperson for ...

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  9. Former Pend Oreille County paramedic faces new charge over stolen painkillers - Tue, 15 Nov 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    A former paramedic has been charged with unprofessional conduct for stealing dozens of boxes of painkillers from his employer, Pend Oreille County Fire District 2, for personal use. Joshua E. Hicks, 27, was convicted of reckless driving,theft and possession of prescription drugs without a prescription in June.

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  10. Colville National Forest logging project can move forward, appeals court says - Mon, 07 Nov 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    An environmental group trying to stop a logging project on the Colville National Forest was dealt another setback last week, when the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals denied its request for an emergency injunction. Friday's ruling against the Alliance for the Wild Rockies upholds a ruling last month by a U.S. District Court judge, who also declined to halt the project.

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  11. Grizzlies escape attention in the Inland NorthwestRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2016 | Washington Times

    ... male grizzly weighing about 365 pounds was captured by a multiagency team southeast of Sullivan Lake in Pend Oreille County. The bear has traveled north and south of the capture site in a range of about 25 miles through September, coexisting with ...

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  12. Editorial: I-1433 ignores most of the state - Sat, 22 Oct 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    Under Initiative 1433, the minimum wage in Metaline Falls, in depressed Pend Oreille County, will be higher than Portland's by 2020. Proponents wish to take the state's relatively high minimum wage and boost it even more, from Sammamish to St. John to Sunnyside.

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  13. Grizzlies tend to stay in shadows of attention in Inland NorthwestRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | The Columbian

    ... male grizzly weighing about 365 pounds was captured by a multiagency team southeast of Sullivan Lake in Pend Oreille County. The bear has traveled north and south of the capture site in a range of about 25 miles through September, coexisting with ...

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  14. Colville National Forest logging can continue as federal judge denies injunctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2016 | Seattle Times

    A federal judge has ruled against an environmental group seeking an emergency injunction to stop a logging project in the Colville National Forest in northeast Washington. The project, known as A to Z, is the first of its kind.

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  15. Federal judge denies injunction, allows logging to continue near Colville - Fri, 14 Oct 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    A federal judge ruled against an environmental group Friday seeking an emergency injunction to stop a logging project in the Colville National Forest in northeast Washington. The project, known as A to Z , is the first of its kind.

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  16. Wind speeds in Spokane likely peaked early Friday, forecasters say - Fri, 14 Oct 2016 PSTRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    John Fox, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service, said the past day's rainfall averaged 1 to 1 1/4 inches in the Spokane area. Farther north, in Stevens, Pend Oreille and Ferry counties, it ranged from 1 to 2 inches.

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  17. Commissioners declare wolves a nuisanceRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2016 | Colville Statesman-Examiner

    ... livestock attack in the Smackout wolf pack area of the Colville National Forest near the Stevens County/Pend Oreille County line.

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  18. Grizzlies tend to stay in the shadows of attention in the Inland Northwest - Wed, 05 Oct 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... male grizzly weighing about 365 pounds was captured by a multi-agency team southeast of Sullivan Lake in Pend Oreille County. The bear has traveled north and south of the capture site in a range of about 25 miles through September, coexisting with ...

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  19. New Equine EEE, WNV Cases ConfirmedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | The Horse

    ... County was confirmed positive on Sept. 4 and has since passed away. A 6-year-old Quarter Horse mare in Pend Oreille County was confirmed positive on Sept. 11; prognosis is fair. A 23-year-old Arabian-cross mare in Okanogan County was confirmed ...

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