Stories tagged: Washington
FRIDAY, DEC. 16, 2016, 7:14 A.M.
Mount Vernon police officer shot; suspect in custody
Police arrested a suspected gunman early Friday following a standoff in a community north of Seattle, after a police officer was shot and seriously wounded, the Washington State Patrol said.
THURSDAY, DEC. 15, 2016, 10:49 A.M.
Women’s March on Washington officially has a permit for Jan. 21
District of Columbia police confirmed Thursday morning that it issued a permit for the Women’s March on Washington to gather for what it expected to be the largest demonstration around …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 14, 2016, 11:26 A.M.
Democrats say Obama administration agrees: Trump must sell D.C. hotel
Congressional Democrats led by Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland say Obama administration officials have informed them that President-elect Donald Trump will need to divest his interest in his D.C. hotel …
TUESDAY, DEC. 13, 2016, 11:56 A.M.
Boeing to relocate $30 billion defense division headquarters to Washington area
When Donald Trump occupies the White House in January, he will be a lot closer to the senior leaders at Boeing running the Air Force One program he has threatened …
TUESDAY, DEC. 13, 2016, 10:31 A.M.
Washington changes protections for bald eagles, marbled murrelet
Washington state has removed bald eagles and peregrine falcons from the state’s endangered species list while increasing protections for lynx and marbled murrelets.
TUESDAY, DEC. 13, 2016, 8:17 A.M.
Court finds ‘outrageous’ conduct by police in sex sting, dismisses case
Criminal charges against an Anacortes man were dismissed by a judge Dec. 1 because of outrageous government conduct, marking only the second time in state history that charges have been …
SUNDAY, DEC. 11, 2016, 4:16 P.M.
Women’s basketball: Kelsey Plum sets Pac-12 record in No. 11 Washington’s win over Boise State
SEATTLE – Kelsey Plum matched her season high with 44 points and became the Pac-12’s career scoring leader in No. 11 Washington’s 92-66 win over Boise State on Sunday.
TUESDAY, DEC. 6, 2016, 11:32 P.M.
Blanchette: Dawgs who became Bulldogs remember how it was, and what might have been
More than 65 years have passed since George Chalich officially turned the spigot and begat the trickle of basketball transfers from the University of Washington to Gonzaga that continues intermittently …
TUESDAY, DEC. 6, 2016, 10:13 A.M.
Flags at half-staff Friday in honor of slain Tacoma police officer
Gov. Jay Inslee has directed that Washington state and U.S. flags at state agencies be lowered to half-staff Friday in memory of a Tacoma police officer killed in the line …
MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2016, 9:25 A.M.
Sleek casino with Bob Dylan art opening outside nation’s capital
Far from the Las Vegas Strip, MGM Resorts International opens its $1.4 billion MGM National Harbor casino and resort just outside the nation’s capital this week, advertising a gambling floor …
FRIDAY, DEC. 2, 2016, 11:34 P.M.
Thiel: Raw talent gives Pac-12-champion Huskies chance to go long way
The play that sealed the Pac-12 Championship Friday night had nothing to do with good coaching or clever scheming or luck.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2016, 8:22 P.M.
Colorado quarterback Sefo Liufau played different style during prep days in Tacoma
Forcing his shoulder into the chest of oncoming defenders and dragging tacklers for first downs, Colorado quarterback Sefo Liufau looks like he has been lining up in the shotgun and …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2016, 6:31 P.M.
TCU rallies from 17 down, pulls away from Washington
Alex Robinson scored 16 points and TCU rallied from an early 17-point deficit to beat Washington 86-71 on Wednesday night in a rare back-to-back meeting of nonconference opponents.
FRIDAY, NOV. 25, 2016, 12:36 P.M.
City weighs key permit for oil terminal on Washington coast
As the small city of Hoquiam considers a key permit for a proposed terminal that would store and move millions of barrels of crude oil through Grays Harbor, opponents are …
THURSDAY, NOV. 24, 2016, 10:54 P.M.
Blanchette: Apple Cup deserves seat at big kids’ table – at least for this season
There’s no secret why it’s so vital for the Pac-12 that Washington win this year’s Apple Cup Presented by Black Friday.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 2016, 1:28 P.M.
State agencies warn marijuana growers of pesticide use
APNewsNow. BEND, Ore. (AP) – State agencies are reminding marijuana producers to limit their use of pesticides in the wake of two recent public health alerts.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 2016, 5:48 A.M.
Cranberries bubble from bog to Thanksgiving table
Cranberry bogs in Washington state produce solid hues of vibrant red each fall as one of the state’s lesser-known crops is harvested in the months before Thanksgiving.
FRIDAY, NOV. 18, 2016, 10:33 A.M.
7.3 percent more homeless people found in Washington in 2016
Point-in-time counts found 7.3 percent more homeless people in Washington this year than in 2015.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016, 11:07 A.M.
Washington unemployment rate down to 5.4 percent
Washington unemployment rate dipped to 5.4 percent last month and the state added 10,600 jobs.
TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2016, 4:42 P.M.
Huskies football team moves ahead without injured Azeem Victor
There was little time for Keishawn Bierria to wallow.
TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2016, 8:03 A.M.
Senate panel takes comments on REAL ID
Airport officials on Monday told a Washington state Senate panel that thousands of passengers may be turned away from the state’s airports starting in 2018 if it doesn’t move quickly …
MONDAY, NOV. 14, 2016, 4:24 P.M.
New Capitol dome, a refurbished symbol of unity, to be unveiled Tuesday
In the depths of the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln is said to have viewed the construction of the U.S. Capitol dome as a symbol of the Union’s endurance.
MONDAY, NOV. 14, 2016, 1:50 P.M.
‘Women’s March on Washington’ planning for big crowds on inauguration weekend
Women and men across the country plan to participate in a “Women’s March on Washington” in the nation’s capital the day after the inauguration as a rebuke to President-elect Donald …
FRIDAY, NOV. 11, 2016, 5:46 P.M.
Washington, Idaho and Whitworth football previews
The Pirates face the ultimate trap game by traveling to take on a Pioneers team trying to do anything it can to notch its first win of the season.
THURSDAY, NOV. 10, 2016, 6:38 P.M.
Sources: Washington seeks 10-year contract extension with football coach Chris Petersen
The University of Washington is reportedly in negotiations to keep football coach Chris Petersen at the school for another decade.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9, 2016, 6:50 P.M.
Cal found out UW cornerback Sidney Jones can make plays when tested
For much of the season, Washington star cornerback Sidney Jones has lived a lonely existence. A man on an island, he’s been.
TUESDAY, NOV. 8, 2016, 10:21 P.M.
California voters approve recreational marijuana
Voters in California and Massachusetts approved recreational marijuana initiatives today, and several other states passed medical marijuana provisions in what is turning out to be the biggest electoral victory for …
TUESDAY, NOV. 8, 2016, 10:32 A.M.
Washington election officials expect turnout to top 80 percent
State officials expect more than 80 percent of Washington voters to return their ballots for Tuesday’s election.
THURSDAY, NOV. 3, 2016, 11:05 P.M.
Huskies offensive coordinator Jonathan Smith disproves critics
Jonathan Smith has little interest in chiding those who doubted him.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 2, 2016, 12:01 P.M.
Sheriff: Girl’s remains found in concrete-filled storage bin
Snohomish County sheriff’s detectives say a young girl who disappeared several years ago died under mysterious circumstances – and they believe they’ve found her remains encased in concrete inside a …