Stories tagged: Washington state
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 9:48 p.m.
USC football player won’t face charges for shoving Washington State fan
Charges won’t be brought against a USC football player filmed shoving a Washington State fan who rushed onto the field after the Cougars’ Sept. 29 win in Pullman.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 5:19 p.m.
Washington State women’s soccer set to take on Florida in third round of NCAA College Cup
After winning two games of the NCAA Women’s College Cup in dramatic fashion, Washington State will get its toughest test yet when the Cougars face third-seeded Florida in the third …
Fri., Nov. 17, 2017
Outside view: Washington state Legislature should take sexual harassment seriously
Here’s one suggestion for legislators: Follow a law that applies to others in government, but not you.
Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 10:21 p.m.
It’s party time in Pullman
WSU supports the tradition of partying, opening the lots on Thursday evening and not closing them until Sunday, giving fans lots of time to prepare for games, socialize afterward and …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 11:17 a.m.
2011 Washington state House resignation sparked by ‘inappropriate behavior’
Leaders at the Washington state House have acknowledged that a state representative who resigned in the middle of the 2011 legislative session was forced out because of allegations of inappropriate …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 4:28 p.m.
British diplomat: Brexit will open Washington state, British trade opportunities
The United Kingdom is Washington’s fifth-largest trading partner, buying more than $5 billion worth of goods and services annually. The volume of trade across the Atlantic could strengthen after Brexit, …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 9:37 p.m.
WSU athlete released from hospital after assault; accused University of Montana football player’s bond set at $50K
WSU thrower Bradley Mehring sustained a skull fracture and a hematoma, according to a police report, after he was allegedly struck by University of Montana football star Justin Strong.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 21, 2017, 9:29 p.m.
Advisory votes give Washington voters chance to weigh in on two bills
The results won’t change anything, but two advisory votes on the November ballot will at least give Washington voters an opportunity to express their views on two major tax increases …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 10:13 p.m.
Reaction to Trump health care order divided across region
Reaction to President Donald Trump’s executive order on federal health care reform Thursday was swift and divided across the region.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 7:29 p.m.
Washington state, Seattle are latest to sue opioid makers
Washington state and the city of Seattle on Thursday joined more than two dozen other government entities across the country suing to hold opioid makers accountable for an addiction crisis …
Sun., Sept. 24, 2017
Protect state’s commitment to covering all children
We urge our congressional delegation to protect the progress we’ve made by reauthorizing funding for CHIP.
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 7:16 p.m.
College volleyball notes: WSU enters rugged Pac-12 after strong preconference run
A quality record, a good feel for new lineup combinations and a ton of frequent flyer miles.
Sun., Aug. 27, 2017, 7 a.m.
State’s maritime labor on course toward retirement cliff
The marine workforce in Washington state – which includes sailors, engineers, captains and other workers on everything from tugboats to shipping vessels – is headed for a mass retirement.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 8:43 p.m.
Washington State volleyball building off 2016 success
Success didn’t come overnight for the Washington State University volleyball program. It’s been a slow, steady build under coach Jen Greeny that resulted in 2016’s breakout season. The goal this …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 9:40 a.m.
Ocean Spray phasing out cranberry sauce production in state
Ocean Spray is consolidating its cranberry sauce production and will no longer make sauce at its Markham facility.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 10:02 a.m.
Road signs: What license plate trends can tell you about Washington State
Department of Licensing data on the special plates shows more than just the popularity of the gray and crimson. It turns out you can tell a lot about a Washington …
Sun., July 9, 2017
Editorial: Good riddance to harmful bathroom initiative
With I-1552 on the ballot, the national spotlight would’ve shone on Washington state. So it’s a relief knowing the Just Want Privacy group was unable to scare enough people, with …
UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017, 4:24 p.m.
Gene Conley, a former WSU two-sport standout, died Tuesday
Gene Conley was a rare professional double dipper, winning championships in two sports.Conley won three NBA titles with the Boston Celtics and helped pitch the Milwaukee Braves to a World …
UPDATED: Sat., July 1, 2017, 10:22 p.m.
McMorris Rodgers, Newhouse bill would override court decision to keep dams
Bipartisan legislation has been introduced in Congress aimed at saving the Snake River dams in Washington state.
UPDATED: Fri., June 30, 2017, 11:41 p.m.
Washington state Legislature passes paid family leave measure
The Washington Legislature has approved a paid family leave program that offers workers paid time off for the birth or adoption of a child or the serious medical condition of …
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 10:10 p.m.
A surprising number of men in Washington aren’t registering for the draft. That’s a felony.
Federal officials say nearly 1 out of 6 young men in Washington state are committing a felony, and they might not even know it.
UPDATED: Sat., June 3, 2017, 9:26 p.m.
Two decades ago, Washington state GOP repealed and replaced health care and it didn’t end well
Republicans in the state of Washington didn’t wait long in the spring of 1995 to fulfill their pledge to roll back a sweeping law expanding health coverage in the state.
UPDATED: Wed., May 24, 2017, 6:48 p.m.
Wildfire forces evacuations at Washington state tourism spot
A wildfire that started at an old log-storage site has prompted evacuation orders for 168 homes and cabins at a popular Washington state hiking and skiing destination, officials said Wednesday.
UPDATED: Sat., May 20, 2017, 6:27 p.m.
Inslee talks trade in meeting with Mexico’s president
Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee’s visit to Mexico City was part of a weeklong trade mission to the country.
Fri., May 19, 2017, 4:51 p.m.
Gov. Jay Inslee visits Mexico as part of trade delegation
Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee was in Mexico on Friday as part of a trade delegation.
Thu., May 18, 2017, 10:42 p.m.
Spike in road fatalities sparks Washington state phone ban
Washington state lawmakers just took a big step to change that with a new law signed earlier this week by Gov. Jay Inslee that bans holding a phone or other …
Tue., May 9, 2017
Past opinions provide perspective
Looking Back reviews opinions published in The Spokesman-Review during this week in history. Liquor laws, May 11, 1934
UPDATED: Thu., April 13, 2017, 10:22 p.m.
U.S.: Nuclear waste mislabeled at Washington state site
A shipment of nuclear waste from a commercial power plant located on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state was improperly labeled when it was trucked to a commercial disposal …
UPDATED: Tue., April 11, 2017, 10:02 p.m.
House passes bill that seeks compliance with REAL ID
The House on Tuesday passed a bill that would create a two-tiered licensing system that seeks to bring Washington state in line with federal identification requirements, but further negotiations with …
Sat., April 1, 2017
Werschkul/Hlebain: Boost in caregivers’ pay would spark economy
If Spokane County’s home care workers received an increase to $15 per hour, it would provide an influx of more than $4.8 million dollars into the county’s economy.