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  • All-girls robotics team on their way to First Lego League North American International Open

    All-girls robotics team on their way to First Lego League North American International Open

    Thursday, February 22 2018 7:53 PM EST2018-02-23 00:53:23 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - A group of sixth graders are getting ready for a big competition with robotics teams from across North America. Their team is called the LEGO Superheroes and they’re all girls. Grace Dierks, Maddie Miner, Katherine Kovich, Julia Barr, and Maria Schug have put in a lot of hard work programming their robot and also working on presentations for First Lego League competitions. They’re a part of St. Mary’s Catholic School’s robotics club....

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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - A group of sixth graders are getting ready for a big competition with robotics teams from across North America. Their team is called the LEGO Superheroes and they’re all girls. Grace Dierks, Maddie Miner, Katherine Kovich, Julia Barr, and Maria Schug have put in a lot of hard work programming their robot and also working on presentations for First Lego League competitions. They’re a part of St. Mary’s Catholic School’s robotics club....

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  • Detectives relentlessly search for suspects associated with criminal activity at the Red Top Motel

    Detectives relentlessly search for suspects associated with criminal activity at the Red Top Motel

    Thursday, February 22 2018 7:48 PM EST2018-02-23 00:48:07 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Valley Investigative Unit (SVIU) Detectives, relentless in their search to locate and arrest suspects identified during their Red Top Motel investigation, developed information that one of the suspects was at a residence located in the 900 block of N. Burns in Spokane Valley.  On Wednesday, a search warrant was served at the residence late in the evening with the assistance of the SWAT Team, K9 Unit, and Air 1.  

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Valley Investigative Unit (SVIU) Detectives, relentless in their search to locate and arrest suspects identified during their Red Top Motel investigation, developed information that one of the suspects was at a residence located in the 900 block of N. Burns in Spokane Valley.  On Wednesday, a search warrant was served at the residence late in the evening with the assistance of the SWAT Team, K9 Unit, and Air 1.  

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  • Collision involving Royal City School bus – so far no kids injured

    Collision involving Royal City School bus – so far no kids injured

    Thursday, February 22 2018 7:37 PM EST2018-02-23 00:37:22 GMT

    ROYAL CITY, Wash. - At Road 12-Southwest and Dodson Road SW there has been a three vehicle collision involving a Royal City school bus. EMTs are checking out all the kids and they so far all appear fine. The bus is #20 Route #1 and kids on board range from in age from kindergarten to ninth grade. Once all the kids are checked out by EMTs, they will be loaded onto another school bus and delivered to the Intermediate School parking lot in 

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    ROYAL CITY, Wash. - At Road 12-Southwest and Dodson Road SW there has been a three vehicle collision involving a Royal City school bus. EMTs are checking out all the kids and they so far all appear fine. The bus is #20 Route #1 and kids on board range from in age from kindergarten to ninth grade. Once all the kids are checked out by EMTs, they will be loaded onto another school bus and delivered to the Intermediate School parking lot in 

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  • Driver taken to hospital after losing control on compact snow and ice in Clearwater County

    Driver taken to hospital after losing control on compact snow and ice in Clearwater County

    Thursday, February 22 2018 7:30 PM EST2018-02-23 00:30:39 GMT
    Clearwater County Sheriff's OfficeClearwater County Sheriff's Office
    Clearwater County Sheriff's OfficeClearwater County Sheriff's Office

    CLEARWATER COUNTY, Idaho - A driver was taken to the hospital after losing control on compact snow and ice in Clearwater County Thursday. Deputies say 18-year-old Brandon Montagne was traveling toward Orofino in a 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier when he lost control and struck the end of a guardrail. Montagne was transported to the Clearwater Valley Hospital with unknown injuries. Montagne was cited for having no insurance. 

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    CLEARWATER COUNTY, Idaho - A driver was taken to the hospital after losing control on compact snow and ice in Clearwater County Thursday. Deputies say 18-year-old Brandon Montagne was traveling toward Orofino in a 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier when he lost control and struck the end of a guardrail. Montagne was transported to the Clearwater Valley Hospital with unknown injuries. Montagne was cited for having no insurance. 

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  • Idaho schools to adopt new science standards

    Idaho schools to adopt new science standards

    Thursday, February 22 2018 6:53 PM EST2018-02-22 23:53:15 GMT

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) - After three years of facing resistance inside the GOP-dominant Statehouse, Idaho schools will finally be able to implement a new slate of robust science standards  The Senate Education Committee on Thursday approved adopting the updated science standards. The move concludes years of debate led by some Republican lawmakers who had tried to amend the proposed standards due to concerns over references to global warming and the origin of the universe.  For e...

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    BOISE, Idaho (AP) - After three years of facing resistance inside the GOP-dominant Statehouse, Idaho schools will finally be able to implement a new slate of robust science standards  The Senate Education Committee on Thursday approved adopting the updated science standards. The move concludes years of debate led by some Republican lawmakers who had tried to amend the proposed standards due to concerns over references to global warming and the origin of the universe.  For e...

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  • WATCH: Search continues for skier missing near Big Mountain

    WATCH: Search continues for skier missing near Big Mountain

    Thursday, February 22 2018 6:27 PM EST2018-02-22 23:27:28 GMT
    Courtesy Two Bear Air RescueCourtesy Two Bear Air Rescue
    Courtesy Two Bear Air RescueCourtesy Two Bear Air Rescue

    KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) - A search continued Tuesday for a backcountry skier reported missing near Big Mountain over the weekend. Flathead County Sheriff Chuck Curry said the missing man is 62-year-old Jonathan Scott Torgerson of Columbia Falls, a physician at North Valley Hospital in Whitefish. Torgerson was reported overdue Saturday night after skiing alone outside the boundary of Whitefish Mountain Resort just before a storm 

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    KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) - A search continued Tuesday for a backcountry skier reported missing near Big Mountain over the weekend. Flathead County Sheriff Chuck Curry said the missing man is 62-year-old Jonathan Scott Torgerson of Columbia Falls, a physician at North Valley Hospital in Whitefish. Torgerson was reported overdue Saturday night after skiing alone outside the boundary of Whitefish Mountain Resort just before a storm 

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  • Idaho House OKs bill exempting mothers from indecency law

    Idaho House OKs bill exempting mothers from indecency law

    Thursday, February 22 2018 6:20 PM EST2018-02-22 23:20:02 GMT
    Idaho House OKs bill exempting mothers from indecency lawIdaho House OKs bill exempting mothers from indecency law
    A former agricultural education instructor at a northern Idaho high school has been sentenced to six months in jail followed by seven years of probation for possessing child pornography.A former agricultural education instructor at a northern Idaho high school has been sentenced to six months in jail followed by seven years of probation for possessing child pornography.

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A proposal to provide legal protections for breastfeeding mothers is advancing through the Idaho Statehouse. The Idaho House on Thursday unanimously approved sending a bill designed to exempt breastfeeding mothers from Idaho's indecent exposure law. Fifteen years ago, Idaho lawmakers killed a similar proposal over fears of women removing blouses and exposing their breasts in public spaces. Forty-nine states, the District of Columbia and the Virgin Isla...

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    BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A proposal to provide legal protections for breastfeeding mothers is advancing through the Idaho Statehouse. The Idaho House on Thursday unanimously approved sending a bill designed to exempt breastfeeding mothers from Idaho's indecent exposure law. Fifteen years ago, Idaho lawmakers killed a similar proposal over fears of women removing blouses and exposing their breasts in public spaces. Forty-nine states, the District of Columbia and the Virgin Isla...

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  • Family turns in woman suspected of hitting patrol cars

    Family turns in woman suspected of hitting patrol cars

    Thursday, February 22 2018 6:17 PM EST2018-02-22 23:17:21 GMT
    Courtesy Washington State PatrolCourtesy Washington State Patrol
    Courtesy Washington State PatrolCourtesy Washington State Patrol

    TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - A hit-and-run driver who state troopers say took off after crashing into two of their patrol vehicles has been turned in by her own family. KOMO-TV reports the 23-year-old woman is now in the Pierce County Jail on suspicion of hit-and-run. The crashes reportedly happened about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday while the troopers were responding to a collision on Highway 7 near the Tacoma Dome.  A silver midsize SUV hit the two troopers' cars and t...

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    TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - A hit-and-run driver who state troopers say took off after crashing into two of their patrol vehicles has been turned in by her own family. KOMO-TV reports the 23-year-old woman is now in the Pierce County Jail on suspicion of hit-and-run. The crashes reportedly happened about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday while the troopers were responding to a collision on Highway 7 near the Tacoma Dome.  A silver midsize SUV hit the two troopers' cars and t...

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