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Sask. RCMP to review police probe into Nadine Machiskinic’s death – Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan RCMP will review the investigation by the Regina Police Service into Nadine Machiskinic’s death. Police have not discovered any new information and the case hasn’t been reopened. Machiskinic, an Indigenous woman and mother of four, died after she fell 10 storeys down a laundry chute at the Delta Hotel in Regina on Jan. 10, 2015.  The RCMP review comes at the …

3 teens killed in Lynnwood crash identified

The three high-school students killed in an early-morning crash in Lynnwood on Wednesday have been identified by the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office. The victims are Landon M. Staley, 16, of Everett; Travin K. Nelson-Phongphiou, 16, of Everett; and Mikayla Sorenson, 15, of Bothell. The cause of death for each was listed as multiple blunt-force …

School board votes to drop high school’s Confederate name

FALLS CHURCH, Va. –  School board members voted Thursday night to rename a northern Virginia high school named for a Confederate general, ending two years of debate on the subject. The Fairfax County board met late into the night as members tried to decide the fate of J.E.B. Stuart High School’s name. Stuart, who was …

Self-taught team orchestrating orca project

One of my passions has always been marine biology. Another is archaeology. Both fields of study delve into tantalizing mysteries — the one examining the vast complexity of life in the oceans, the other trying to unravel the mysteries of how our ancestors accomplished astonishing feats in the past. How, for example, did our long …