View this story on its original site Originally published by the Anacortes American. The latest analysis of historical weather data and climate change projections shows that more intense temperatures lie ahead.
View this story on its original site Often lauded as one of the state’s major business success stories, owners of a prominent Montana farm have sold their land. Wheat Montana, based in Three Forks, sold its mills and bakeries to a private equity firm in 2015 and sold its farm to a new family in […]
View this story on its original site Krystel Fernandez Torres, wearing a set a gray wolf ears and a long, gray tail, had no trouble huffing and puffing and blowing away the straw and stick houses of two of the three little pigs. The pigs – all wearing pink ears – ran away as members […]
View this story on its original site Rocky Point Fire and EMS Department invites everyone to attend its 38th annual barbecue, flea market, bake sale and auction, set for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The event takes place at the Rocky Point fire hall on Rocky Point Road, just north of Highway 140 West […]
View this story on its original site Mitchell Fink has added to his laurels with one final Oregon Tech basketball season looming in his future. The senior-to-be was named winner of the male Ad Rutschman Award by the Oregon Sports Award program, and joins Ryan Feigi (2008) and Bryant Sentman (2011) as OIT winners of […]
View this story on its original site Firefighters at Central Valley Fire District’s Station 1 have a new home, and the public is invited to celebrate its grand opening and tour the facility on Saturday. After three years of planning and construction, the district’s new headquarters on Wings Way near the airport is operational. The […]
View this story on its original site An American Falls teen tragically died in a water accident this past weekend. According to her obituary, the victim was 18-year-old Taylor Paige Smith, a recent graduate of American Falls High School. Elmore County sheriff’s officials on Wednesday released some additional details about the accident that occurred on […]
View this story on its original site NAMPA — After a successful first decade in rodeo, Wade Sundell has taken his career to the next level the last few years. A $1 million ride and a first-ever World Championship have been highlights for the 34-year-old Iowa native. But his recent success won’t result in a […]
View this story on its original site The first thing Chaim Bezalel said when asked about the fire on his property was, “We have more friends than what I thought. It was an amazing experience.” Tuesday night, a fire broke out in an art studio next to the historic Stanwood House, 9915 270th St. NW, […]
View this story on its original site On Tuesday evening, the Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Committee held an “Immigration Vigil” outside the Klamath County Government Center. The demonstration was intended to “bear witness to the injustice that is happening in ICE detention facilities” and to “honor those who have died in ICE custody,” a press […]
View this story on its original site Originally published by the Preston Citizen. The Franklin County Sheriff deputies abandoned a high speed chase July 16, when the pursuit went through the center of Preston.
View this story on its original site There are more than 400 roundabouts in Washington state and approximately 170 in Washington State Department of Transportation facilities. Now it’s looking like the statistics will increase by one more with the I-90-Canyon Road Interchange-Eastbound Ramp Terminal Improvements Project. WSDOT assistant regional administrator Brian White outlined the project […]
View this story on its original site Originally published by the Preston Citizen. Six area residents have completed their degree from Western Governors University (WGU). The online, nonprofit university held its 70th (Orlando, Florida); 71st (Cincinnati, Ohio); and 72nd (Anaheim, California) commencement ceremonies this year to celebrate the graduation of more than 22,000…
View this story on its original site Lake County has a new District Attorney. Ted K. Martin of Malheur County officially began his duties as District Attorney after swearing in front of family, co-workers and Judge Robert Nichols on Wednesday, July 10. Being a district attorney has been something that Martin always wanted to do, […]
View this story on its original site A “Live Bat Chat,” at Lava Beds National Monument will offer a close-up encounter with these fascinating creatures of the night at 9 p.m. Friday, July 19 at the Campground Amphitheater, according to a news release. Park rangers will kick off the evening with a brief talk discussing […]
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NAMPA — In at least a few schools around the Treasure Valley, open-source educational tool Khan Academy is achieving a teacher’s dream: It’s getting students excited about math. Khan Academy is an online math tool for supplemental use in the classroom, launched by educator Salman Khan in 2006. Six years later, the J.A. and Kathryn […]
With tales of an overflowing evidence room and a meeting room that’s also used to process evidence such as soiled clothing, Bozeman police made their case Monday night for a new city law and justice center. “You have the complete support of rank and file of the police department,” officer Joe Swanson told Bozeman City […]
Around 40 people volunteered Saturday at Stokes Nature Center in Logan Canyon to do trail maintenance and enhance recreational areas where children play. Nature Preschool director Sadie Enright oversaw the projects and said she was surprised and pleased with the turn out. “We have way more people than I was expecting today,” Enright said. “We […]