LIBERTY LAKE, Wash. (AP) — The Liberty Lake Sewer and Water District near Spokane says most of its customers no longer need to boil their water after a water sample from a fire hydrant tested positive for E. coli. The sewer and water district said Wednesday that it had isolated the area where the contamination was found, then disinfected and flushed the entire system. The boil water advisory will remain in effect for a very small portion of customers.
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) — Adam Thistlewood made five 3-pointers and finished with 20 points, Nico Carvacho had 16 points and 14 rebounds and Colorado State pulled away from Washington State in the second half for a 79-69 victory in the fifth-place game of the Cayman Islands Classic. Colorado State made 17 of its first 24 field goals of the second half (70.8%) to help wrap up the tournament with two wins after an overtime loss to New Mexico State in its opener.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Two parents who are members of a Northern Idaho tribe have filed a lawsuit contending county officials refused to return their daughter’s body after she died in a car crash. The parents also say the county coroner planned an autopsy despite the family’s objections because of religious beliefs. The parents filed the lawsuit last week seeking unspecified damages. The Kootenai County prosecuting attorney declined to comment.
SEATTLE (AP) — William Doyle Ruckelshaus, who famously quit his job in the Justice Department rather than carry out President Richard Nixon’s order to fire the special prosecutor investigating the Watergate scandal, has died. He was 87. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency confirmed his death in a statement Wednesday. Ruckelshaus served as the agency’s first administrator.