Sunday Feb 23
Newport High School classes cancelled Monday
NEWPORT, Wash-- Administrators from the Newport School District said classes at Newport High School would be cancelled on Monday, February 24. Officials said the school would be closed so crews could clean and circulate clean air through the building, which sustained minimal damage from a fire on Friday.
Woman rescued from Pend Oreille River
Pend Oreille County Sheriff Alan Botzheim and one of his deputies have rescued a 60-year-old woman who fell through ice into the Pend Oreille River near Newport.
The Sheriff's Chaplain
There's no question law enforcement is a tough job. Statistics show a 25 year career in law enforcement is like being a combat veteran for 3-5 years.
Newport jail escapee on the loose - Wed, 12 Feb 2014 PST
Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. An inmate escape from the Pend Oreille County Jail prompted the lockdown of Newport schools this afternoon as Pend Oreille County deputies, Bonner County deputies and a U.S. Border Patrol K-9 team searched unsuccessfully for the fugitive.
Escaped Convict Puts School On Lockdown In Newport
A school in Newport, WA is on lockdown right now. The Pend Oreille County Sheriff's dispatch has confirmed that every available officer in the area is looking for an escaped inmate.
Huskies Insider: National Signing Day live thread
Follow along with us today as we update this post with each national letter of intent that rolls into the Washington Huskies football offices.