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Idaho State Announces Retirement of Head Football Coach
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State University says football coach Mike Kramer has retired and a former assistant will take over head coaching duties.
The school on Thursday said Kramer's retirement goes into effect immediately and that Rob Phenicie is the new head coach...
DNR Issues Burn Ban for Eastern Washington
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The state Department of Natural Resources has issued a burn ban on DNR-protected lands in Eastern Washington, effective Saturday.
The ban applies to all outdoor burning on state forests, state parks and forestlands under DNR fire protection east of the crest of the Cascade…
2 Centers to Help Entrepreneurs in Eastern Washington
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The state Department of Commerce has opened two new centers to help entrepreneurs in eastern Washington.
The public-private economic-development program called "Startup 365" is hoping to help individuals start businesses in rural communities...
Heavy Rains Diminish Drought in Western Washington
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Heavy rains have diminished drought conditions in most of Western Washington but much of Eastern Washington remains in "extreme drought."
The latest report from the U.S. Drought Monitor shows the area west of the Cascade Mountains is nearly drought-free...
Winter Storm Expected to Bring More Heavy Snowfall Tonight
SEATTLE (AP) — The latest storm moving across Washington will leave up to 2 feet of new snow in the Cascades by tomorrow morning. Forecasters say the lowland snow showers in parts of Western Washington this morning will turn to rain with high winds on the coast and northwest interior until eve…
Tis the Season to Watch Out for Scams
The Christmas season has arrived and that means it is time for people to watch their money if they plan to give to charities. Chelsea Dannon with the Better Business Bureau of Eastern Washington says make a plan before giving. Find causes and organizations in the community where the money will be sp…
Eastern State Hospital Patient Found Dead
MEDICAL LAKE, Wash. (AP) — A male patient at Eastern State Hospital was killed early Tuesday morning, and the Spokane County Sheriff's Office said a female patient has been detained in the case.
The man was found dead around 3 a.m. Tuesday, sheriff's spokesman Craig Chamberlin said...
The Search Continues For Armed Robbery Car Jacking Suspect
Authorities throughout Eastern Washington are hoping to soon find and arrest a 21 year old man who police consider to be armed and dangerous. Marcel Maldanado was last seen driving a stolen vehicle in the Ellensburg area. County Sheriff's Deputies say he robbed a Grandview store and stole two cars a…

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