Northwest News

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,…

Woman breaches security at WA governor’s residence

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a woman was able to enter the secure grounds of the governor’s residence Wednesday morning before being stopped by the Washington State Patrol. The Northwest News Network reports Gov. Jay Inslee and First Lady Trudi Inslee…

AG Ferguson: Biden admin 'cruel' for fighting Hanford worker law

SEATTLE — Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson sounded off Tuesday, saying the Biden administration sought to challenge Washington’s law aiding workers compensation access for sick Hanford workers: REPORT: Over 57% of Hanford workers exposed to hazards  “The Trump administration…

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…

Disney on Ice coming to Washington arenas this fall

Disney Enterprises, Inc.- Domestic box office (inflation-adjusted): $1,375,730,437 – Worldwide box office: $2,640,596,802 – Movies: 4 – Years: 1994–2019 Opening with what was, at one point, the highest-earning animated film of all time, “The Lion King” broke records for being the biggest stage and screen franchise to ever exist at the time, pulling in more than $11.6 billion at its…