SurvivalBlog’s News From The American Redoubt

This weekly column features news stories and event announcements from around the American Redoubt region. (Idaho, Montana, eastern Oregon, eastern Washington, and Wyoming.) Much of the region is also more commonly known as The Inland Northwest. We also mention companies of interest to preppers and survivalists that are located in the American Redoubt region. Today, we focus on Redoubt region astronaut Kayla Barron. (See the Eastern Washington section.)


Inmate suspected in string of robberies in Washington, Idaho escapes jail cell.

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Grizzly bear makes a meal of Naples landowner’s livestock.

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Kamiah Fire-Rescue volunteer suffers minor injuries from early morning rollover.


Beartooth Pass plowing ahead of schedule as Memorial Day opening weekend looms.

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Railroaders quit after BNSF institutes ‘draconian’ attendance policy.

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Details emerging after semi careens off I-90, hits vehicles in Missoula parking lot.

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‘Spirit’ the Bobcat safely returned.

Central & Eastern Oregon

Morrow County K9 chases down back-to-back suspects attempting to elude police.

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DCSO deputies stop pickup, flatbed trailer loaded with items stolen in burglary near Sisters; 2 men arrested.

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Police raid unlicensed NE Bend massage business, recommend owner be charged.

Central & Eastern Washington

Richland astronaut Kayla Barron is returning to Earth after nearly six months in space.

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Scheduled for May 14th-15th, at Fairchild AFB: Inland Northwest Skyfest 2022. The USAF Thunderbirds are scheduled to perform exhibition flights!

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Pasco suspects performed sleight of hand during wire transfer at Walmart.


May 28th: Former President Donald Trump to hold rally in Casper.

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Cheyenne Police release annual report; Average year leads to 1,719 arrests.

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