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North Idaho oil train risks to be assessed under grant

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North Idaho governments will use a $36,000 federal grant to update their emergency preparedness plans to address the growing number of oil trains rumbling through their communities. On average, two to three loaded oil trains pass through Spokane daily. But before they hit the Inland Northwest’s largest city, the trains travel along the Kootenai River, pass through downtown Bonners Ferry, ...

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Henrikson indicted for murder-for-hire

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Lydia Gilbertson | Shale Plays Media Google+ James Terry Henrikson, 36, of Watford City, ND has been in custody on federal charges for illegally possessing firearms while on probation for six months. There has been a lot of speculation that Henrikson was the mastermind behind a murder-for-hire case in Spokane, WA since earlier this year. Today, a federal grand jury has ...

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Washington murder conspiracy linked to Bakken

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Lydia Gilbertson | Shale Plays Media Google+ The oil boom in western North Dakota has brought about many changes to the area. Since there are more people, crime is also increasing drastically. One of the most infamous murders associated with the Bakken shale occurred in Spokane, Washington. Doug Carlile, a clean cut “dreamer” who tried to make it big in the ...

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Washington state residents rail against oil shipments

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SPOKANE, Wash. (A.P)— Speakers told a state Senate committee Tuesday that they oppose the rapid increase in rail cars carrying crude oil from the Bakken fields of North Dakota and Montana through the state. The Senate Energy, Environment and Telecommunications Committee met in Spokane, a major railroad hub for the northern United States, to take testimony on a bill that ...

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Judge grants new attorney for N.D. man questioned in Spokane murder case

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By Mike Nowatzki, Forum News Service BISMARCK – A federal judge has granted a request for a new attorney by a Watford City man who faces felony weapons charges here and has been questioned in a suspected murder-for-hire case in Washington state. James Terry Henrikson made the request earlier this month, claiming that his appointed federal public defender, William Schmidt, went ...

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Second arrest made in Washington murder case connected to man jailed in ND

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By: Kip Hill, Spokesman-Review (Spokane) SPOKANE, Wash. – A second arrest has been made in a Spokane murder-for-hire case which investigators have connected to a man being held on weapons charges in North Dakota. Spokane police arrested 33-year-old Robby Wahrer after informants came forward, telling investigators Wahrer admitted to driving the white van caught on security cameras near the shooting scene ...

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Trial pushed back for alleged gunman

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  By KIP HILL | Spokesman-Review A judge has pushed back the trial for the alleged triggerman in the December shooting death of a Spokane, Wash., man in a case linked to North Dakota. Timothy Suckow’s trial was pushed back as prosecutors dropped pursuit of the death penalty and requested more time to process items found at the scene of the ...

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