Kalispel Tribe receives approval for sports gambling

The Tribe reached a tentative agreement with the gambling commission earlier this year to add sports betting. However, it had to go through the legal steps before bets could be placed.

A timeline of missing 22-year-old Gabby Petito's case

Local and federal authorities are looking for 22-year-old Gabby Petito, who was reported missing by her family over the weekend after she had been traveling with her boyfriend, Brian Laundrie.Laundrie returned to the pair's North Port, Florida, home earlier this…

The entire state of Idaho is now under crisis standards of care

BOISE, Idaho — Crisis Standards of Care have been activated for hospitals across the entire state of Idaho. This is a direct result of the massive increase of COVID-19 patients requiring hospitalization. The influx of COVID patients is putting a strain on the state’s hospital system and exhausting all existing resources. CSC was activated in North Idaho earlier this month,…

Seahawks' defensive line depth shines in opener

There might not be any big names on the defensive front for the Seattle Seahawks. But one look at the stat sheet from Seattle’s season-opening win over Indianapolis shows the impact the Seahawks were hoping to see from their assembled rotation of linemen. Seemingly all of them contributed to the victory. Bryan Mone was a menace in the middle with five tackles. Rasheem Green had perhaps his best day as a pro with four tackles, a sack and two pass breakups. Kerry Hyder Jr., Benson Mayowa and Darrell Taylor also had flashy moments.

Woman breaches security at WA governor's residence

Authorities say a woman was able to enter the secure grounds of the governor’s residence before being stopped by the Washington State Patrol. The Northwest News Network reports Gov. Jay Inslee and First Lady Trudi Inslee were not home at the time Wednesday morning. This incident follows a larger breach on Jan. 6 when a group of supporters of former President Donald Trump forced open a gate and got onto the mansion lawn. As for Wednesday’s incident it wasn’t clear why the woman entered the landscaped grounds to the mansion, located adjacent to the Capitol building. A State Patrol spokesperson said she appeared confused and unaware of her surroundings. She was eventually transported by ambulance to a hospital.

State workers seek exemptions to Washington vaccine mandate

Leo CorreaFILE – In this Wednesday, July 28, 2021 file photo, a health worker administers a dose of Janssen COVID-19 vaccine by Johnson & Johnson in the Medina neighborhood in Dakar, Senegal. The World Health Organization and partners said on Tuesday, Sept. 14 they hope to provide Africa with about 30% of the COVID-19 vaccines they need by February, badly…

Washington state records over 7,000 deaths from COVID-19

Ted S. WarrenFILE – In this Friday, April 17, 2020 file photo, a health worker arrives to take a nose swab sample as part of testing for the COVID-19 coronavirus at a nursing and rehabilitation facility in Seattle. With COVID-19 on the rise again and many nursing home staffers unvaccinated, families still lack easy access to crucial Medicare immunization data…

Here's everything we know about the September 18 right-wing rally in DC

The September 18 right-wing rally in Washington, DC, has brought a new wave of concern about more potential violence on Capitol Hill as law enforcement prepares for a variety of scenarios.But it remains unclear how many protesters plan to attend.…

California recall fails; Gov. Gavin Newsom stays in office

The recall, which turned on Newsom’s approach to the pandemic, mirrored the nation’s heated political divide over business closures and mask and vaccine mandates, and both parties will dissect its outcome heading into the 2022 midterm elections.