Stories tagged: Washington
Mon., April 18, 2016, 11:58 a.m.
Long before white-nose syndrome reached the Pacific Northwest, the U.S. Forest Service had warned visitors to Ape Cave at Mount St. Helens of the disease. Now that it’s been found …
Mon., April 18, 2016, 11:05 a.m.
Authorities are searching for two brothers who were involved in a property dispute with a missing Washington state couple.
Fri., April 15, 2016, 9:04 a.m.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has decided against giving federal protections to a weasel-like critter called the West Coast fisher, saying threats to the species weren’t as significant as …
Thu., April 14, 2016, 12:22 a.m.
A state audit shows Washington’s Commission on African American Affairs diverted public money for about six years to a nonprofit organization that spent much of it in ways considered inappropriate.
Wed., April 13, 2016, 11:20 p.m.
Gonzaga and Washington will renew their men’s basketball rivalry in Spokane.
Wed., April 13, 2016, 5:18 p.m.
About 30,000 European honeybees will arrive at the Washington state Capitol next week.
Wed., April 13, 2016, 1:48 p.m.
Washington state added 9,000 new jobs from February to March, but its unemployment rate remains at 5.8 percent for the fourth straight month.
Wed., April 13, 2016, 12:55 p.m.
The Washington State Charter School Commission got back to work on Wednesday.
Fri., April 8, 2016, 11:06 a.m.
A lobbying campaign to save Washington’s charter schools spent nearly $1.9 million to influence the public and state lawmakers, according to documents filed with the state.
Thu., April 7, 2016, 3:51 p.m.
The state Attorney General’s Office says several student loan debt adjustors in Washington that overcharged hundreds of students and collected illegal fees will refund the money.
Wed., April 6, 2016, 8:29 a.m.
Health officials have closed the recreational harvest for all molluscan shellfish on beaches in northern Washington state.
Wed., April 6, 2016, 8:06 a.m.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has joined the Seattle mayor in banning official travel to Mississippi due to the state’s new law allowing religious groups and some private businesses to refuse …
Tue., April 5, 2016, 8:07 a.m.
The Port of Bellingham has been ordered to pay $16 million to an Alaska ferries employee who was injured while operating a faulty loading ramp at the port’s cruise terminal.
Tue., April 5, 2016, 7:57 a.m.
Senate investigators indicated Monday they’ve received few answers from the Obama administration after a laptop and portable hard drives – likely containing names and Social Security numbers of millions – …
Mon., April 4, 2016, 11:38 a.m.
SEATTLE ) – Washington officials are conducting a pilot program to weigh the benefits of prescribed burns in preventing wildfires. The Seattle Times reported that the state Department of Natural …
Sat., April 2, 2016, 9:11 p.m.
TACOMA – In an effort address the rising numbers of homeless public school students in Washington state, Gov. Jay Inslee signed a measure on Friday that aims to help reduce …
Fri., April 1, 2016, 10:22 p.m.
Fri., April 1, 2016, 6:49 a.m.
On Friday, Sally Runyan will say goodbye to a piece of history: a 1936 Lockheed 12A that has a special story. Of the 130 of these planes built, the one …
Tue., March 29, 2016, 4:30 p.m.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has barred non-essential state-funded travel to North Carolina because of the state’s new law that prevents local governments from protecting people based on sexual orientation and …
Sun., March 27, 2016, 12:57 p.m.
Kelsey Plum scored 26 points and Chantel Osahor had 24 points and 18 rebounds Sunday as Washington defeated Stanford 85-76 in the NCAA Lexington Regional final to earn its first …
Sat., March 26, 2016
It’s American exporters who have been punished, because the embargo has kept them largely shut of a market that’s a mere 90 miles from the United States.
Sat., March 19, 2016, 9:09 p.m.
Griffin Canning scattered six hits over eight innings Saturday to lead UCLA (10-7) to a 5-2 win over Washington State in the first game of a Pac-12 Conference season-opening sweep …
Sat., March 19, 2016, 8:16 p.m.
Madi Perez threw a six-hitter Saturday as Whitworth ended three-time defending national champion Tufts University’s 53-game winning streak with a 6-0 triumph at The Spring Games in Clermont, Florida.
Sat., March 19, 2016, 6:17 p.m.
Kelsey Plum did not worry one bit.
Fri., March 18, 2016
Aside from self-interest, there is nothing stopping legislators from broadening the definition of ‘public record.’ Washington legislators do not face unique circumstances that require them to have more secrecy.
Tue., March 15, 2016, 10:02 p.m.
Dejounte Murray’s account of Lorenzo Romar’s halftime speech could have applied to any number of power-conference teams playing a first-round game in the National Invitation Tournament, which is a little …
Tue., March 15, 2016, 1:42 p.m.
An official briefed on the decision says the entire Washington, D.C., subway system will shut down for at least 29 hours to inspect electrical components on the tracks.
Tue., March 15, 2016, 8:02 a.m.
State, federal and tribal officials are considering closing all salmon fishing off the Washington and northern Oregon coasts in 2016 to protect weak runs of wild coho.
Tue., March 15, 2016, 12:09 a.m.
Lorenzo Romar did not watch the NCAA tournament selection show on Sunday. Once the Washington Huskies were eliminated from the Pac-12 tournament, Romar went on the road to recruit, and …
Mon., March 14, 2016, 8:56 a.m.
Tax refunds totaling $25.2 million may be waiting for about 26,000 Washington taxpayers from unfiled 2012 tax returns, according to the Internal Revenue Service.