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Cougs find room to run

PULLMAN – Lost in the debris of an early deficit and a late scoring binge against No. 12 Stanford on Saturday was a statistic not seen at Washington State University …


Wulff happy with Pac-12 alignment

It’s not difficult to understand why Washington State University coach Paul Wulff is happy the Pac-12 Conference’s North Division will include Stanford and California. He has at least 20 reasons …


First Look: WSU at Stanford

Time: 2 p.m. Saturday, at Stanford, Calif. TV: Fox College Sports Records: WSU (1-6, 0-4 in Pac-10); Stanford (5-1, 2-1) Last week: Washington State lost to Arizona, 24-7; Stanford did …


Cougs continue on rugged slate

PULLMAN – Washington State University’s march through a gantlet of a schedule continues this Saturday when the Cougars travel to No. 12 Stanford. No. 15 Arizona was the latest team …


First Look: Arizona at WSU

Time: Saturday, 4:30 p.m., Martin Stadium, Pullman TV: Versus Records: WSU (1-5, 0-3 in Pac-10); Arizona (4-1, 1-1) Last week: Washington State lost to Oregon, 43-23 Arizona lost to Oregon …


Cougs defend their kicks

PULLMAN – Forgive Paul Wulff if he does some bragging. After all, the NCAA statistics haven’t been kind to the Washington State Cougars the past couple of years. But there …


First Look: WSU at Oregon

Time: 2 p.m. Saturday, Martin Stadium, Pullman TV: None Records: WSU (1-4, 0-2 in Pac-10); Oregon (5-0, 2-0) Last week: Washington State lost at UCLA, 42-28; Oregon defeated Stanford, 51-31 …


Change in store for WSU defense

PULLMAN – Change is coming to the Washington State University defense. And it’s coming fast. “We’ll probably have to make a few moves with some personnel,” WSU coach Paul Wulff …


Utah is No. 12

The Pac-10 Conference announced Wednesday it has invited the University of Utah to join, bringing to a close a week that saw the University of Colorado accept an invitation and …


Arkansas ends Cougs’ season

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Before the Cougars had a chance to get in it, they were out of it. Arkansas ended Washington State’s season Monday night at Baum Stadium, defeating the …


Cougs play on

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Washington State finally found the right combination Sunday night. And just in the nick of time, too. Facing elimination from the Fayetteville Regional, the Cougars pounded out …


WSU to face Kansas St. in NCAA opener Friday

For the second consecutive season, the Washington State University Cougars baseball team is headed to the NCAA tournament. For the second consecutive season, WSU has been sent halfway across the …


Cougars score in ninth to beat No. 1 Sun Devils

PULLMAN – It would seem when you play the top-ranked college baseball team in the nation, a team that’s won 27 of its first 28 games, you would need to …


Vucinich’s glove rescues Cougars

PULLMAN – In the college baseball hierarchy, the weekend series, whether they be league games or not, are the glamour contests. The mid-week games? They’re usually a place to test …


Washington State off to impressive start

The start itself is impressive, but how Washington State University began the 2010 baseball season is even more so. The Cougars returned from Lubbock, Texas, with a 6-0 record, their …


Medical Lake leaders object

Medical Lake city officials said Friday they want the Pine Lodge Corrections Center for Women and no other prison. If state officials close Pine Lodge as suggested by Gov. Chris …


U.S. 195 reopens after early-morning collision

U.S. Highway 195 has reopened between Spangle and Plaza in south Spokane County after a tanker-truck collision kept it closed for much of the day, according to the Washington State …


Gregoire outlines plan to ‘be ready for a new economy’

OLYMPIA – Calling it “our time to show courage,” Gov. Chris Gregoire on Wednesday urged Washington lawmakers to back her plan to create 20,000 jobs, boost unemployment benefits and use …


Washington gets $28M in federal foreclosure aid

OLYMPIA — Washington will receive $28 million in federal home foreclosure aid.


Record apple crop projected

WENATCHEE, Wash. — This year’s apple crop in Washington is estimated at a record 113 million boxes.


Goodwill to become electronics recycler

Starting Jan. 1, Washington residents will no longer need to pay a recycler to take old computers and TVs off their hands. Instead, a new state e-waste reduction law that …


Washington poised to ratchet up graduation standards

At the urging of major employers and state officials, the Washington State Board of Education is about to adopt tough new high school graduation requirements. But students might not notice …


Coaches predict improvement

Gonzaga’s first trip to the NCAA tournament completed the grand slam for area Division I women’s basketball teams. The Bulldogs finally joined Idaho (1985), Eastern Washington (1987) and Washington State …


Super Internet Waiting Online Washington Legislature Mulls Funding Next-Generation Network For $3 Million

What’s faster than a speeding bullet - 622 million bits per second, to be exact - and able to download the contents of the Library of Congress twice a day? …


Backup Safety Devices Planned For Cargo Trucks

The Legislature on Tuesday sent the governor a measure pushed by the family of a 3-year-old boy killed when a commercial truck backed over him. The proposal would require rear …


Not So Fast, Ewu Tells Legislators Delay Higher Ed Changes Until 1999, Board Asks

Eastern Washington University is calling on lawmakers to wait until 1999 before making permanent changes to higher education in Spokane. Eastern’s board of trustees voted unanimously Wednesday to fight a …


Senate Oks Soda Break

By a vote of 35-11, the Senate on Saturday approved a bill to cut the soda pop tax. SB6602 allows businesses that sell soda pop to credit against their business …


Legislative Calendar

Here’s a tentative list of selected committee hearings for next week. Hearings on some bills are contingent upon them passing their house of origin and being referred to committee. Agriculture: …


Bill Would Cuff Mentally Ill Offenders Senate Oks Measure Seeking To Protect Public From Those With A Violent History

The Senate on Saturday passed a measure intended to better protect the public from violent mentally ill offenders, six months after a retired Seattle firefighter was slain. Voting 48-0, the …


Gay Marriage Ban Quickly Becomes Law Bill Passed, Vetoed And Overridden In Five Hours Of Political Maneuvering As Democrats Join To Keep Measure Off The Ballot

House Speaker Clyde Ballard, R-Wenatchee, top left, Majority Leader Barbara Lisk, R-Zillah, top right, and speaker’s attorney Alan Hayward, right, choreograph proceedings for the gay marriage bill Friday on the …