Northwest News

Nordstrom store in Spokane closed by worker death

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- The Nordstrom store in downtown Spokane was closed Friday after a worker fell off a ladder and died.Details in the case were not immediately available.Spokane police were called to the store Friday morning and pronounced the…

Montejano Hearing Continued

Guadalupe Montejano's omnibus hearing has been continued until April 1st. Montejano is being charged with Murder in the First Degree in the death of Tamie Clark-Acevedo. On January 3rd Pasco police received a call that Tamie Clark-Acevedo was dead in…

Be the Change! Ellensburg School District Survey and Results

The Ellensburg School District (ESD) is conducting research to gage perceptions on their communication efforts. Following a series of focus groups in the Fall of 2013, the ESD is continuing their outreach efforts through a survey that the Central Communication…

Fire Burns Quickly Through Pendleton Three-Plex

A residential fire starts last night in a three-plex in Pendleton while all of the tenants are home. Luckily everyone was able to make it out of the residence. The Pendleton Fire Department received the 911 call about the fire…

Homeward Bound Program Unveiling

Gordon Trucking, in partnership with IMagic and the Washington State Patrol (WSP) highlight the Homeward Bound Program this morning with the addition of a missing child to their fleet that includes posters of missing children from Washington and Oregon. 17-year-old…

Oregon Senate OKs Internet voting study

SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- The Oregon Senate says the state should look into the possibility of letting Oregonians vote online.Lawmakers approved a bill on Thursday that would order the secretary of state to name a work group to examine the…

Oregon won't defend gay-marriage ban in lawsuit

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Oregon's attorney general will not defend the state's ban on gay marriage, arguing it cannot withstand a federal constitutional challenge.Ellen Rosenblum joins fellow Democratic attorneys general in at least five other states who have pledged not…

Day #4 of Hunt Murder Trial

It is day four of the trial of a 19-year-old murder suspect in Benton County today. The state called a number of witnesses today who testifed that they were with Josh Hunt and Joshua Snapp the night before Snapp was…

Senate OKs new license plate replacement rule in Wash.

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- The requirement that car owners periodically replace license plates would go away under a measure approved unanimously by the Senate.Senate Bill 5785 passed the chamber late Monday night and now heads to the House for consideration.…

Boeing picks Everett to build 77X wings

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) -- Boeing says that it has picked Everett, Wash., as the site to build wings for its new 777x aircraft.The company said Tuesday that the wing center will be located north of its Everett factory and sustain…

Robber ties up clerks, customer at George grocery

GEORGE, Wash. (AP) -- Four masked gunman forced two clerks at Sandoval's Market in George to hand over the store's cash.The Grant County sheriff's office says the robbers tied up the clerks and a customer who entered the store during…

Amber Alert Issued For Baby Boy From Everett

We have just received this important information regarding an abducted child in Everett, WA Snohomish County. Everett PD (Snohomish Co.) is looking for a child who was last seen at Everett, WA and is believed to be in danger. The…

Special Election Results

All school district levy proposals have passed in our area as has a levy funding emergency services in Walla Walla County through 2020.A $22.8 million bond in the Naches Valley school district to build a new elementary school and make…

School Schedule Changes For Friday February 7th

Several school districts are closed on Friday February 6th due to winter weather. The following districts are affected. Waitsburg School District is on a 2 hr delay. Classes start at 10:30. There is no morning basketball. -- Prescott Sch. Dist.…

Local High School Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

Here's a list of some of the local high school athletes who have signed latters of intent to compete at the next level. If you know of any other athletes let us know via our email addresses kappnews@kapptv.com and kvewnews@kvewtv.com…

Washington State Penitentiary on Lockdown

WALLA WALLA - All four West Complex units at the Washington State Penitentiary are on lockdown after an assault resulted in one offender receiving stab wounds Tuesday morning. The assault occurred at about 8:30 a.m. in a common area of…

Garage explosion injures woman in Cle Elum

An explosion at a garage injures a woman this morning in Cle Elum. Firefighters say the responded to a fully involved garage and lean-to on White Road around 11:30 this morning. Multiple explosions continued to occur when firefighters arrived. The…