By By ANDREW BINION Kitsap Sun
April 19, 2014 11:06 p.m.
PORT ORCHARD — Every day before she climbs the stairs at the Kitsap County Courthouse to her job in the Superior Court clerk’s office, Gina Vinecourt walks by a memorial to her father, Deputy Dennis R. Allred. “I don’t want people to forget him, I appreciate when people remember,” she said. “But mostly the memorial brings me comfort. I’m very proud that it is there.”
By Jody Lawrence-Turner, The Spokesman-Review
April 19, 2014 5:54 p.m.
SPOKANE — Smoke from Toby’s B-B-Q truck wafted through Spokane’s Riverpoint campus Thursday. The aroma of brisket, chicken, ribs and pork carried into nearby Washington State University buildings to draw out those inside.
By BECKY KRAMER, The Spokesman-Review
April 19, 2014 5:52 p.m.
SPOKANE — Getting public institutions and pension funds to pull their investment dollars from fossil fuels is the new push for climate activists, an organizer said Thursday during a talk in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.
By JEFF BARNARD, Associated Press
April 18, 2014 10:48 p.m.
Cattle ranchers and American Indian tribes long at odds over scarce water in Oregon's Upper Klamath Basin signed an agreement Friday to share access to rivers and cooperate on restoring habitat for endangered fish the tribes hold sacred.
By SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press
April 18, 2014 10:37 p.m.
DENVER — A college student eats more than the recommended dose of a marijuana-laced cookie and jumps to his death from a hotel balcony. A husband with no history of violence is accused of shooting his wife in the head, possibly after eating pot-infused candy.
By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS, Associated Press
April 18, 2014 8:16 p.m.
SPOKANE — The state of Washington on Friday rejected the U.S. Department of Energy’s proposal to amend a federal court agreement governing cleanup of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, the nation’s most polluted nuclear weapons production site.