Stories tagged: WSU
Tue., July 25, 2017, 11:37 a.m.
Residents request state oversight of Whitman County auditor’s office
The latest of a series of mistakes by the Whitman County auditor’s office may just be the straw that broke the camel’s back, judging by a letter signed by at …
UPDATED: Tue., July 25, 2017, 9:58 a.m.
Details on Idaho teen’s shooting death to be made public soon
Officials say the details about an 18-year-old Idaho man’s death and the two men charged in connection should be made public this week at a court hearing as the two …
Tue., July 25, 2017, 8:07 a.m.
Grip on Sports: As one star dims, another begins to glow even brighter
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Time always wins. It’s undefeated. And it’s showing its dominance once more in Seattle. Read on.
UPDATED: Mon., July 24, 2017, 7:41 p.m.
$1.3 million grant to help WSU, CHAS address regional primary care shortage
The WSU College of Nursing and CHAS have joined forces with the result being a $1.3 million federal grant that will enhance the university’s program that prepares students to become …
Mon., July 24, 2017, 7:52 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Spieth turned adversity into a third major title
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Jordan Spieth was standing near the driving range at Royal Birkdale yesterday, looking down at his golf ball. He, and it, were nearly lost. It …
Sun., July 23, 2017, 8:02 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Sunday mornings are still a time to connect with the world
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The British Open is on the television. The computer is filled with sports stories to read, from the Mariners’ walk-off win to Clint Dempsey’s record-tying …
Sat., July 22, 2017, 7:20 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The up-and-down Mariners make an up-and-down trade
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh, ya, playing Whack a Mole with the Mariners every time they peek their head above .500. Read on.
UPDATED: Thu., July 20, 2017, 10:52 a.m.
Uproar over WSU athletes’ arrests prompts outreach to American Samoa
Key players in Pullman and at
Thu., July 20, 2017, 8:57 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Watching golf played in poor weather is good for the soul
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Golf is an international game. But its birthplace is clear. As are its roots. Read on.
UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017, 11:10 p.m.
WSU student leaders want policy to keep sexual predators out of athletics
Student leaders at Washington State University are demanding a policy that would bar the school’s athletics department from recruiting any athlete who has been convicted of a sex crime.
Wed., July 19, 2017, 9 a.m.
Grip on Sports: One of these weeks the M’s are going to blast past the .500 mark … maybe
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The answer to the eternal question, 2017 edition, is no. At least not yet. Read on.
Tue., July 18, 2017, 8:26 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Long journeys can lead to even longer memories
A GRIP ON SPORTS • A local kid’s journey to the major leagues sent us on one of our own. While Andrew Kittredge prepares himself for his first big league …
Mon., July 17, 2017, 7:56 a.m.
Grip on Sports: In golf, it really isn’t over until it’s over – or even later
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Sometimes, the way the rules of golf are adjudicated seems unfair. And can cause some bad blood. Read on.
Sun., July 16, 2017, 8:15 a.m.
Grip on Sports: A couple wins allows for some hopeful wondering
A GRIP ON SPORTS • A friend asked me last night the question that is on everyone’s mind: Is there still a chance this year for the Mariners? A 2-0 …
Sat., July 15, 2017, 10:44 p.m.
Derek Berg maintains two-shot lead at Rosauers Open
Derek Berg had a wonderful ball-striking round Friday, missing just one fairway and one green. Saturday wasn’t nearly as easy, requiring stroke-saving scrambling and some timely putts. Still, Berg ended …
Fri., July 14, 2017, 6:51 a.m.
Grip on Sports: If you know how the M’s second half will go, please share
A GRIP ON SPORTS • A nice, sunny and warm weekend beckons. So does the Mariners’ second half of the season. One is guaranteed to have some fun. Read on.
Thu., July 13, 2017, 8:02 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The end of the Empire shouldn’t have come as a shock
A GRIP ON SPORTS • So long Spokane Empire. We hardly knew you. Read on.
Wed., July 12, 2017, 2:36 p.m.
Washington State University raising tuition by 2.2 percent
The Washington State University Board of Regents has voted to raise undergraduate tuition 2.2 percent for the coming school year.
Wed., July 12, 2017, 7:20 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It may not be as classic as it once was, but the All-Star Game is still fun
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Another All-Star Game has come and gone. For more than 80 years the Midsummer Classic has broken the baseball season in half. And added an …
Tue., July 11, 2017, 7:08 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Everyone digs the long ball when it travels as far as it did last night
A GRIP ON SPORTS • You like to see baseballs travel a long way? Then last night was for you. Read on.
Mon., July 10, 2017, 6:56 a.m.
Grip on Sports: When the cloud refuses to rain, things can get sticky
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The Internet has become ubiquitous in our daily sports life. From watching highlight videos on our phones, to sending emails to our favorite athletes to …
Sat., July 8, 2017, 8:27 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Younger Zags have shined in the past week
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Let’s talk basketball, shall we? Yep, it’s more than 90 degrees out there – I’m pretty confident no matter where you are reading this, it …
Fri., July 7, 2017, 7:57 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It’s nearly time for a break from the summer’s least fun story
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Are you tired of reading about the Mariners’ troubles? Think how tiring it is to write about them. Read on.
Thu., July 6, 2017, 11:49 a.m.
Potato acreage down 25 percent since 2005
A Washington State University study has found a 25 percent decline in potato acreage in a significant portion of land atop the Odessa Aquifer between 2005 and 2015, due primarily …
Thu., July 6, 2017, 9:47 a.m.
WSU educator accused of fraud is not part of plea deal, lawyer says
A plea bargain may be in the works for co-defendants of the Washington State University assistant professor arrested last year for allegedly defrauding the federal government of more than $8 …
Thu., July 6, 2017, 8:21 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Should we be preparing the Mariners’ epitaph already?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is a tombstone in the cemetery of Placerville, Calif., that actually made my dad laugh out loud. “See Martha,” it reads, “I told you …
Wed., July 5, 2017, 7:04 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Take a day off and the M’s mountain gets harder to climb
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh ya, wondering about the Mariners and their postseason chances. Isn’t that the summer raison d’etre around these parts? Read on.
Mon., July 3, 2017, 8:11 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Mariners flash some leather in win over Angels
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There’s an underrated aspect of baseball these days. It’s defense. When guys can hit the ball out of Yosemite at will, it doesn’t seem all …
Sun., July 2, 2017, 7:57 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Let’s take a quick spin around the dial, shall we?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s Sunday morning, right? So let’s slow down just a bit and take a whirl around the world of sports, locally and internationally. Read on.
Sat., July 1, 2017, 7:18 a.m.
Grip on Sports: There is a bit of money to be made in the NBA these days
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There are some mornings when preparing this feature is really hard. Like this morning. But there is always something to look into. Like this morning. …