Stories tagged: Washington
Tue., May 24, 2016, 2:21 p.m.
Washington has named Jennifer Cohen as its new athletic director after she served as the interim athletic director following Scott Woodward’s departure for Texas A&M.
Mon., May 23, 2016, 12:10 p.m.
Secretary of State Kim Wyman is the lone statewide elected Republican in Washington state, the latest in a line of GOP chief election officers who have held the office for …
Sun., May 22, 2016, 6:18 p.m.
Washington’s wildfire season got off to an abrupt and early start this month when two separate blazes tore through dry, steep forest, fueling worries about what lies ahead.
Sat., May 21, 2016, 10:23 p.m.
Bryson Brigman drove in three runs Saturday as San Diego (27-29, 13-14) kept visiting Gonzaga from winning the West Coast Conference baseball title outright with a 10-4 victory.
Sat., May 21, 2016, 6:46 p.m.
North Idaho College and Community Colleges of Spokane were both eliminated during the second day of the Northwest Athletic Conference Softball Championships at Delta Park in Portland.
Fri., May 20, 2016, 11:31 p.m.
Eli Morgan pitched a complete-game shutout and Justin Jacobs drove in three runs Friday as Gonzaga clinched at least a share of the West Coast Conference title with an 8-0 …
Fri., May 20, 2016, 7:58 p.m.
Community Colleges of Spokane and North Idaho had similar outcomes during the first day of the Northwest Athletic Conference softball championships.
Fri., May 20, 2016, 2:53 p.m.
Republicans believe they can win more statewide political offices in Washington if they are able to flip Snohomish County to the GOP side.
Thu., May 19, 2016, 12:54 p.m.
Republican Bill Bryant has officially filed to run for governor.
Wed., May 18, 2016, 7:02 p.m.
Attorneys from the office of Attorney General Bob Ferguson says the state is on track to fulfill its constitutional requirement to properly fund education and in a court filing Wednesday …
Wed., May 18, 2016, 10:07 a.m.
Two wildfires in Western Washington have been fully contained, but state officials say crews are still mopping up the fires near Gold Bar and Oso in Snohomish County.
Mon., May 16, 2016, 11:03 p.m.
Tanner Kovacevich made a 60-foot eagle putt on the first playoff hole to give Community Colleges of Spokane its third straight Northwest Athletic Conference men’s golf championship on Monday in …
Mon., May 16, 2016, 1:43 p.m.
The Social Security Administration says the top baby names in Washington last year were Oliver and Olivia.
Mon., May 16, 2016, 12:49 p.m.
Six of Snohomish County’s school districts top the list for offering the highest teacher salaries in the state. Everett School District pays the most, with a top base salary of …
Sat., May 14, 2016, 10:27 p.m.
Casey Stangel (Lake City High) finished 2 for 2 with two runs and three walks Saturday while leading the 13th-ranked Washington Huskies (36-13, 16-8 Pac-12) to a 10-5 win over …
Sat., May 14, 2016, 9:23 p.m.
Washington junior Katie Knight (North Central High) won her first Pac-12 Conference Championships title Saturday when she cruised to a 20-second victory in the women’s 10,000 meters at Husky Track …
Fri., May 13, 2016, 10:31 p.m.
Brandon Bailey pitched a complete-game seven-hitter, striking out 10 and walking none, as Gonzaga moved into a tie for first place in West Coast Conference baseball with a 4-1 victory …
Fri., May 13, 2016, 8:40 p.m.
North Idaho’s 15-game winning streak came to a close Friday as host Walla Walla swept the Cardinals 14-8, 6-5 in Northwest Athletic Conference softball play.
Fri., May 13, 2016, 7:17 a.m.
Fire crews are battling a roughly 55-acre wildfire that began Thursday evening several miles west of Oso.
Thu., May 12, 2016, 2:15 p.m.
Thousands of people are planning to rally in Anacortes this weekend to protest the oil flowing from two refineries in the area.
Wed., May 11, 2016
Washington state must do something to avoid another irrelevant presidential primary. The status quo simply foments frustration.
Sat., May 7, 2016, 8:34 p.m.
The father of one of the nation’s top basketball recruits in the 2017 class has joined Washington’s coaching staff as an assistant.
Sat., May 7, 2016, 6:27 a.m.
Washington’s beleaguered subway system will endure a year of rolling shutdowns and slowdowns in an effort to catch up on maintenance and improve safety and reliability.
Fri., May 6, 2016, 9:13 p.m.
Frankie Rios tied the game with a solo homer in the third inning and David Oppenheim followed with a two-run shot as USC edged visiting Washington 4-3 on Friday to …
UPDATED: Fri., May 6, 2016, 1:02 p.m.
Indicted Washington Auditor Troy Kelley has fired two staffers and ordered another to stop working, just a week after his federal fraud trial ended with a hung jury.
Fri., May 6, 2016, 9:57 a.m.
State and federal authorities say they have seized cocaine worth an estimated street value of $2.2 million and arrested a Washington state man in a drug investigation in northwest Ohio.
Fri., May 6, 2016, 5:23 a.m.
Barring widespread heavy rain or other disasters, Northwest cherry growers expect to hit the 20-million-box mark during the upcoming harvest, according to the first forecast from Northwest Cherry Growers, a …
Thu., May 5, 2016, 2:06 p.m.
A listeria outbreak that led to a massive recall of frozen fruits and vegetables is being investigated by the U.S Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control …
Thu., May 5, 2016, 12:51 p.m.
Washington anglers are protesting an unprecedented shutdown of the Puget Sound salmon fishing season.
Thu., May 5, 2016, 12:40 p.m.
Falls are the leading cause of work-related deaths in Washington state.