Wildfire in east-central Idaho threatening homes, watershed

More than 800 wildland firefighters and support staff are battling a blaze in east-central Idaho that officials say is threatening homes, an important north-south corridor, energy infrastructure, recreation opportunities and the municipal watershed for the town of Salmon.

City of Vancouver bans protests outside officials’ homes

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — The City Council in Vancouver, Washington, has passed a measure that would make it illegal to picket outside the homes of city employees and elected officials. Opponents of the move called it an unconstitutional violation of…

High winds knock over trees, damage homes in Spokane

SPOKANE, Wash. -- The high winds are over and people are starting to clean up what's left behind. Trees fell across the region, some causing damage and others barely missing homes. Doug Baker got a call from his mother Monday…