Stories tagged: washington state
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 20, 2019
News that former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz might run for president as an independent isn’t sitting well with the top Democratic official in his home state.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 15, 2019
So-called ‘murder insurance’ policies backed by the NRA for self-defense shootings deemed illegal in Washington
Insurance coverage backed by the NRA that would assist gun owners who later claimed self-defense in a shooting may no longer be sold in Washington state, regulators announced Tuesday. The …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 13, 2019
A U.S. judge in California has blocked Trump administration rules, which would allow more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth control, from taking effect in 13 …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 8, 2019
Washington state regulators have declined to reconsider the proposed sale of Avista Corp. to Toronto-based Hydro One Ltd.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 20, 2018
Alyssa Bodeau didn’t know how her life would change after she decided to come forward with allegations of sexual misconduct against former Washington State University quarterback Jason Gesser.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018
Thanksgiving break for Washington State University is right around the corner, as is the highly anticipated Apple Cup in Pullman, and troopers will be ramping up their patrols in response …
Sun., Nov. 4, 2018
The scoreboard reflected a 19-13 win for No. 10 Washington State on Saturday night. But only a couple of key plays allowed the Cougars to celebrate a win over the …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018
It’s been a banner year for area volleyball, with Washington State in the top 20, Idaho and Whitworth chasing titles in their respective conferences and Community Colleges of Spokane closing …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018
Whenever Washington State has a corresponding home football and volleyball weekend, it assists the volleyball program. Add ESPN GameDay’s first visit to Pullman for Saturday’s WSU-Oregon showdown, and the smile …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 29, 2018
Washington State backup safety Deion Singleton was about to have career day. But it came as a result of a rather bizarre play: a fumble review that resulted in the …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 18, 2018
Area volleyball notebook: Community Colleges of Spokane Sasquatch off to impressive 20-0 start in NWAC
Community Colleges of Spokane volleyball coach Jenni Hull has been on the job since 2005, so she knew she had the makings of a good team. Roughly four weeks into …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018
Don Newman set the tone in his two seasons as Idaho climbed the Big Sky Conference ladder by winning 11 and 17 games, respectively, setting the table for coach Don …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018
EWU beat writer Ryan Collingwood predicts this week’s Big Sky Conference games
Mon., Aug. 27, 2018
Tyler Hilinski was expected to be the Cougars’ starting quarterback this year, and his Jan. 16 death will hang over the program throughout the upcoming season. No matter the wins …
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018
Washington State volleyball coach Jen Greeny can’t recall welcoming back a bigger group of experienced players in her eight years on the job.
UPDATED: Sat., July 14, 2018
David Brown went low with a 7-under-par 64 to take a one-shot lead over amateur Derek Bayley, who went even lower with a sizzling 62 on Saturday at Indian Canyon, …
Thu., July 5, 2018
Local poker players have hope for the first time in a dozen years, as legal rumblings at the national level are putting pressure on Washington state lawmakers to reconsider the …
UPDATED: Thu., June 7, 2018
Keefe ran a lifetime-best 4 minutes, 15.39 seconds in a semifinal heat of the 1500-meter run at History Hayward Field, finishing sixth. The top five advance to Saturday’s final.
UPDATED: Wed., June 6, 2018
Wayne Hicks took a rather unorthodox route to becoming the only Washington-born hockey player to have his name engraved on the Stanley Cup. He could soon have company, as forward …
Sun., Feb. 4, 2018
Two women died Friday on the Washington state coast after rough surf swept them off the beach while they dug for clams, according to the Pacific County Sheriff’s Office.
Sat., Feb. 3, 2018
Flu activity statewide remains elevated, according to the latest flu update from the state’s Department of Health.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 28, 2018
Jordin Canada tossed in 18 points, Monique Billings and Lajahna Drummer both notched double-doubles and No. 13 UCLA held off Washington State 79-70 on Sunday in Pullman to complete a …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 23, 2018
The AR-15-style rifle that Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski used to kill himself came from a former teammate, Pullman Police announced on Tuesday.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 22, 2018
Washington State has officially named Patrick Chun as its new athletic director. Chun, who has spent the past five years leading the sports programs at Florida Atlantic University, will be …
Sat., Dec. 30, 2017
The occupational licensing means more Americans than ever need a government permission slip before they can earn an honest living
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 27, 2017
Dozens of emergency recordings released Wednesday by South Sound 911 Dispatch provided a vivid account of what happened during the deadly Dec. 18 crash.
Sun., Dec. 24, 2017
A Washington state couple has pleaded guilty to labor trafficking charges.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 6, 2017
Charges won’t be brought against a USC football player filmed shoving a Washington State fan who rushed onto the field after the Cougars’ Sept. 29 win in Pullman.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 18, 2017
After winning two games of the NCAA Women’s College Cup in dramatic fashion, Washington State will get its toughest test yet when the Cougars face third-seeded Florida in the third …
Fri., Nov. 17, 2017
Here’s one suggestion for legislators: Follow a law that applies to others in government, but not you.