WA Man Dies in Snowmobile Accident, Oregon Fugitive Shot By State Trooper – Northwest News Roundup April 29
Here is the latest breaking news from the Associated Press and Newstalk 870.
Oregon Fugitive Shot by State Trooper is From Montana
MADRAS, Ore. (AP) — A burglary suspect who was shot in central Oregon Friday by a state trooper has been identified as a fugitive from Montana. Jefferson County Sheriff Jim Adkins told KTVZ that 56-year-old Zande Joshua Barnacascel is wanted on a probation violation. His record includes a 2005 burglary conviction in Missoula. State Police say he was flown to St. Charles-Bend hospital in critical condition.
Gas Prices in Oregon Dip Slightly
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The AAA auto club reports the average price of a gallon of gasoline in Oregon is $3.59. That’s down four cents in a week and 13 cents in a month. It’s four cents higher than the national average. Some metro prices — Portland $3.56, Salem $3.59, Eugene-Springfield $3.59, and Medford-Ashland $3.65.
Goldendale Man Dies in Mt. Adams Snowmobile Crash
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A snowmobile crash on Mount Adams yesterday has claimed the life of a man from the Goldendale area. The Yakima County sheriff’s office says the 35-year-old man was snowmobiling with a group of friends. He went off a 10-foot snow bank and landed on rocks. The man was missing for an hour before he was found.
Cruise Ships Will Begin Docking in Some Washington Ports this Year
PORT ANGELES, Wash. (AP) — Cruise ships will be making 13 visits to Port Angeles and Port Townsend on the Olympic Peninsula this year. The Peninsula Daily News reports the 100-passenger American Spirit will dock this week for the first of 13 visits through October. The visits will be part of eight-day round-trip cruises from Seattle that will explore Puget Sound and the San Juan Islands. Passengers also will visit Anacortes, Friday Harbor and Poulsbo.