Stories tagged: WSU
Fri., May 12, 2017, 8:21 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It took a team effort for the Mariners to lose last night
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Some baseball losses are shouldered by the hitters. Some are the fault of the pitchers. And some, like the M’s defeat last night in Toronto, …
Thu., May 11, 2017, 10:25 a.m.
Keith Moo-Young leaving WSU Tri-Cities’ top job
WSU Tri-Cities’ Chancellor Keith Moo-Young is stepping down.
Thu., May 11, 2017, 8:28 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Like most things the NCAA does, the APR is not perfect but it does help us keep score
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The NCAA wants everyone to believe college athletics are played by student/athletes, with the emphasis on the last word. And that those student/athletes are at …
Wed., May 10, 2017, 8:30 a.m.
Grip on Sports: For the M’s to be truly successful, they are going to need a moniker to hang their hats on
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Maybe all they need is a cute nickname to rally around. Maybe something like “The Comeback Kids” or “The Hair Bunch.” Maybe that’s all it …
Tue., May 9, 2017, 8:12 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It may be the calm before the storm, but the storm is well over the horizon
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Quiet doesn’t begin to describe this time of year. Graveyard-at-midnight might be better. But it’s really more like that moment in your favorite slasher movie …
Mon., May 8, 2017, 8:32 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It wasn’t the biggest Bloomsday ever, but does that matter?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The first weekend in May is a big deal around these parts, right up there with the final weekend of June. This year it was …
Sun., May 7, 2017, 7:55 a.m.
Grip on Sports: If you like racing, this is a good weekend near and far
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Yesterday, 19 out of 20 horses who started at the Kentucky Derby finished. Only one, Always Dreaming, was declared the champion, however. Today, more than …
Sat., May 6, 2017, 4:48 p.m.
Regents OK multiple WSU construction projects; approve Doctor of Medicine degree at WSU Spokane
The Washington State University Board of regents voted Friday to approve design and construction budgets for two major construction projects on the Pullman campus.
Sat., May 6, 2017, 8:09 a.m.
Grip on Sports: You can count on two things on the first Saturday in May – the M’s floundering and the Kentucky Derby
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Call it Black Friday if you must, but yesterday wasn’t all that bad for the Mariners. It was worse. Read on.
Fri., May 5, 2017, 8:03 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Bloomsday is a part of Spokane’s DNA
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Every year we look out the back slider and see the massive Lilac plant in the southwest corner of the yard. And wait for it …
UPDATED: Thu., May 4, 2017, 10:05 p.m.
WSU President Kirk Schulz launches investigation into racist video
A racist video, much of which was filmed last year at a Trump rally at Washington State University, surfaced on social media this week, prompting outrage by students and another …
Thu., May 4, 2017, 9:56 a.m.
Megafires becoming more common
A wildfire in Fort McMurray, Alberta, destroyed 2,400 homes, displaced 100,000 people and burned at least 1.5 million acres last year, according to Paul Hessburg, a research landscape ecologist with …
Thu., May 4, 2017, 9:32 a.m.
Privacy issues take center stage in Pullman drone discussion
How to ensure privacy remains a major consideration for the Pullman Police Department, as it refines its policies and procedures for the use of aerial drones.
Thu., May 4, 2017, 7:36 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The Mariners are running hot and cold – sometimes in the same game
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The weather gods are teasing us today. It’s going to be 80 in the Spokane area. You read that right. After not hitting 70 degrees …
Wed., May 3, 2017, 8:17 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Sooner or later, we will have something to warm our hearts
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Should we focus on another one that got away? Or the hot mess that is the Mariners’ roster? Maybe we should just ignore the M’s …
Tue., May 2, 2017, 3:40 p.m.
Professor accuses WSU of violations after he criticized cattle rancher, wolf pack removal
Washington State University professor and researcher Robert Wielgus filed a complaint against WSU on Thursday alleging the university has seriously damaged his academic career through the unwarranted use of suppression, …
Tue., May 2, 2017, 8:57 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Even in the offseason, nothing competes with the NFL
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Is there a more dominant professional sport than the NFL? Here were are, in early May, the NBA and NHL playoffs in full swing, baseball …
Mon., May 1, 2017, 8:19 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Just a typical April weekend in sports but it was also the last one for almost a year
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh ya, dealing with the draft. And spring football. And the M’s struggles. Take a day and nothing changes. Read on.
Sat., April 29, 2017, 7:41 a.m.
Grip on Sports: With Cooper Kupp headed to Los Angeles, another choice needs to be made
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Pro sports can test one’s loyalty a bit, can’t they? Say you are an Eastern Washington University football fan. Yesterday you were rooting for Cooper …
Fri., April 28, 2017, 8:32 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The Seahawks did what they do on the draft’s first day, but today has to be different
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Raise your hand if you were surprised John Schneider traded the Seahawks first-round draft pick last night. Put it down, quickly. Don’t admit it. Nobody …
UPDATED: Thu., April 27, 2017, 6:56 p.m.
Pullman-Moscow Airport has gone to the birds
Work to re-configure the runway at the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport has inadvertently created habitat for wildlife and a potential hazard for aircraft.
Thu., April 27, 2017, 8:26 a.m.
Locals to march for the planet
As the People’s Climate Movement gets underway Saturday in Washington, D.C., hundreds locally are expected to march across Moscow as part of the Lori Batina Memorial Climate March.
Thu., April 27, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The Seahawks’ future may just hang in the balance tonight
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The NFL holds its draft starting at 5 p.m. (PDT) tonight. Did you know there are odds about who will be the first pick, first …
UPDATED: Thu., April 27, 2017, 10:46 p.m.
Former WSU student sentenced to 12 years in federal prison on drug charges
A former Washington State University student was sentenced to 12 years in federal prison Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Coeur d’Alene for possessing heroin and methamphetamine with the intent …
Wed., April 26, 2017, 8:03 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Yes, the Mariners lost 19-9, but that wasn’t the only reason it was a dark day in Detroit
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Will April 25, 2017 go down into Mariner annals as one of those dark days? You know, along with May 26, 1995, when Ken Griffey …
Tue., April 25, 2017, 8:33 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Never let your sports memories degrade over the years
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The Mariners had the day off. Spring football is either basically over or on a break. Basketball is down to the NBA playoffs. It’s too …
Tue., April 25, 2017, 6 a.m.
It’s a homeless shelter that folds like an accordion: These WSU students think it’s perfect for Spokane
A team of architecture students at Washington State University has designed and built a portable homeless shelter that can be folded like an accordion into a variety of shapes and …
Mon., April 24, 2017, 8:12 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Another Gonzaga player leaves before his eligibility expires but that’s just the way of the college basketball world
A GRIP ON SPORTS • No one in college sports bats 1.000 in recruiting. Not even Alabama in football or the blue blood basketball powers like Kentucky or Duke. Read …
Sun., April 23, 2017, 7:57 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It’s the time of year when sports worlds coliide
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s Sunday. For more than a third of the year that means NFL football. But we are in the other two-thirds right now, which means …
Sat., April 22, 2017, 7:52 a.m.
Grip on Sports: A rite of spring arrives today with the Cougars
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s going to be a typical spring day in Spokane, with one atypical event: Washington State will hold its spring football game this afternoon at …