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  • Washington extends deadline for insurance applications

    SEATTLE (AP) — Washington residents who have started but not finished their applications for insurance through the state’s new health care exchange are getting a deadline extension.


  • Washington lost 6,000 jobs in November

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state’s unemployment rate dropped slightly last month, but the state still saw job losses, according to numbers released Wednesday by the state Employment Security Department.


  • Sources: Tormey in mix for Whitworth job

    The search for the head football coach at Whitworth University could be over by the end of the week and one of three finalists is former Idaho and Nevada head …


  • College basketball: CCS, NIC advance to Bigfoot title game

    The Community Colleges of Spokane and North Idaho men’s basketball teams both won Saturday at the Bigfoot Classic at Spokane Falls Community College and will meet today for the title. …


  • Landers: Plenty of hunters still need to report

    Fines and incentives have boosted hunter compliance with mandatory reporting programs to help states manage game populations, but a good share of hunters still don’t voluntarily help the cause. It’s …


  • Huskies hold off Long Beach State in double OT

    SEATTLE – Junior guard Mike Anderson scored 19 points and grabbed 16 rebounds as Washington rallied from an eight-point second-half deficit for a 92-89 double-overtime victory over Long Beach State …


  • Huskies sweep Cougars

    Krista Vansant had 19 kills and 14 digs and No. 5 Washington secured the Pac-12 Conference volleyball championship with a 25-21, 25-21, 25-14 sweep of Washington State on Friday night …


  • Oregon sweeps WSU in volleyball

    Liz Brenner led three players in double figures with 15 kills Wednesday night as Oregon swept Washington State 25-22, 25-22, 25-19 in Pac-12 play at Pullman. Ariana Williams and Martenne …


  • Wilcox’s strong second half powers Huskies

    Senior C.J. Wilcox scored 22 of his 28 points in the second half, leading Washington to an 83-79 nonconference win over Montana on Tuesday night in Seattle. The Huskies (3-3) …


  • Around the region

    UW at OSU Kickoff: 7:30 p.m. at Corvallis, Ore.


  • Two familiar foes: CV, Mead play for 4A title game berth

    In this case, familiarity breeds respect. The Mead and Central Valley girls’ soccer teams will meet Friday night for the third time this season, with the stakes higher than ever: …


  • West Coast states and BC to link climate policies

    SAN FRANCISCO — The governors of Western U.S. states and a Canadian province will announce a partnership to collectively combat climate change and promote clean energy. Governors of California, Oregon, …


  • Amber Alert issued for sick Mill Creek baby and mother suspected of fleeing with her

    An Amber Alert has been issued for a newborn baby girl with a life-threatening medical condition. The baby’s mother is suspected of kidnapping her.


  • UW quarterback situation remains unsettled

    SEATTLE – There has been heat and there has been ice, University of Washington quarterback Keith Price saying Wednesday’s he’s been “rehabbing relentlessly” in an attempt to get his injured …


  • Washington wishes to wipe out recent history with Ducks

    The numbers would be sobering if they weren’t so easily recalled. It has been nine seasons since the University of Washington’s football team last defeated Oregon. In a rivalry as …


  • FEC wants ex-Sen. Larry Craig to pay fines, return money

    BOISE – Federal election regulators want former U.S. Sen. Larry Craig to pay $140,000 in fines and return nearly $217,000 to his campaign, arguing he misused the money to fund …


  • Huskies heap praises on Stanford’s tough defense

    SEATTLE – Reverent tones seem a requirement for Washington coaches and players asked to evaluate Stanford’s defense, a veteran group that elicits effusive praise from opposing Pac-12 offenses. Even from …


  • Undefeated Cougars set to host No. 2 Huskies

    Pac-12 volleyball teams are a combined 110-16 for a staggering 87.3 winning percentage, but now comes the great equalizer: conference play. Easy assignments don’t exist in the meat- grinder, round-robin …


  • Former Huskies coach Don James undergoing chemotherapy for tumor

    Don James, the winningest football coach in University of Washington history, will begin chemotherapy treatment for a malignant tumor on his pancreas Monday, his family has announced. No other details …


  • Huskies hold off Illinois for rare road win

    CHICAGO – Keith Price wasn’t quite ready to celebrate, nor were his teammates. Even though No. 19 Washington came away with a rare road win to remain unbeaten, it was …


  • Congress looks at Justice’s marijuana decision

    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is facing criticism over its attempt to straddle the federal law that makes marijuana illegal and state laws that permit recreational use of the drug.


  • Huskies take on Broncos

    What’s at stake Washington moves back into its renovated stadium on the shores of Lake Washington with a marquee test to re-open Husky Stadium. It’s a rematch of last December’s …


  • Vestal: Contrary to rhetoric, business can boom in Washington

    Hold on a second: Is Washington good for business? I don’t mean not bad, but actually good? Not unfriendly? Not hostile?


  • Legal pot-growing will be done indoors, agency declares

    OLYMPIA — Anyone who wants to grow marijuana legally in Washington will have to do so indoors, get a license and not have a recent felony conviction, a state agency …


  • Roberts, Goestenkors emerge as possible candidates at UW

    Washington athletic director Scott Woodward said he’d immediately begin a nationwide search for a replacement for former women’s basketball coach Kevin McGuff. Woodward’s staff has already contacted candidates but has …


  • Drake interviews GU’s Giacoletti

    Men’s college basketball: Gonzaga assistant coach Ray Giacoletti interviewed Sunday for Drake University’s head coaching job, sources said. Giacoletti, who has been at GU for six seasons, is believed to …


  • Huskies ousted by BYU

    PROVO, Utah – Tyler Haws scored 37 points and Brandon Davies added 22 to lead Brigham Young to a 90-79 win over Washington in the first round of the NIT …


  • Eagles to face Huskies in a WNIT opener

    For the second time in four years under coach Wendy Schuller, the Eastern Washington women’s basketball team will play in a national postseason tournament. The Eagles received an at-large bid …


  • UN: Colo., Wash. legal pot violates drug treaties

    DENVER — A United Nations-based drug agency urged the United States government today to challenge the legalization of marijuana for recreational use in Colorado and Washington, saying the state laws …


  • Ex-DEA heads: Feds should nullify state pot laws

    CHICAGO — Eight former Drug Enforcement Administration chiefs say the federal government needs to act now or it might lose the chance to nullify Colorado and Washington’s laws legalizing recreational …

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