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UPDATED: Fri., July 10, 2020

Three-star linebacker Jahyvion Gipson commits to Washington State

More than a month ago, Jahyvion Gipson indicated he’d be making his college decision once he was able to step foot on a few of the campuses that had expressed …

UPDATED: Mon., June 29, 2020

Cornerback Daniel Isom, who started 7 games in 2019, returning to Washington State

In addition to the issues the group encountered on the field, Washington State’s defensive secondary took a few sizable hits off the field last season, diminishing in numbers when two …

UPDATED: Fri., June 26, 2020

Former USC signee, 2020 recruit Jaylen Watson commits to Washington State

Most of the high school prospects who’ve committed to Washington State in the current recruiting cycle won’t arrive on campus until next summer, and not until January at the earliest.

UPDATED: Fri., June 26, 2020

Washington State receives 10th commitment from California speedster Elisha Lloyd

Washington State continues to build its secondary of the future, adding a defensive back to the 2021 recruiting class for the second time in eight days.

UPDATED: Tue., June 23, 2020

Washington State’s Kyle Smith, Hawaii’s Eran Ganot to reunite when Cougars visit Rainbow Warriors

Kyle Smith and Eran Ganot have five years of experience sitting on the same bench, but for the first time the former Saint Mary’s assistants will sit opposite one another, …

UPDATED: Thu., June 25, 2020

Andrej Jakimovski earns 4-star rating, giving Washington State top recruiting class in program history

When Andrej Jakimovski signed with Washington State on Sunday, giving the Cougars their sixth recruit in the 2020 class, the Macedonian prospect had yet to register on’s database.

UPDATED: Sun., June 21, 2020

Washington State signs elite international prospect Andrej Jakimovski

More than a year ago, Andrej Jakimovski was the top scorer and third-leading rebounder while representing his country, North Macedonia, at the 2019 FIBA U-18 European Championship B in Oradea, …

UPDATED: Fri., June 19, 2020

Texas safety Adrian Shepherd becomes ninth Washington State commit

Nick Rolovich and Washington State hit a variety of different position groups with the first eight members of their 2021 recruiting class: quarterback, wide receiver, offensive guard, offensive tackle, linebacker, …

UPDATED: Wed., June 17, 2020

Kyle Smith, Washington State add nation’s No. 23 small forward in Carlos Rosario

Washington State fans and recruiting enthusiasts were waiting on pins and needles for a basketball recruit Wednesday afternoon. They got the good news they hoped for, just not from the …

Inslee outlines how retail, manufacturing can resume in small counties during Phase 2

Employees at both retail and manufacturing facilities will be required to wear facial coverings if they are not working alone, in addition to other disease prevention measures under Phase 2 …

UPDATED: Wed., May 6, 2020

Fighting climate change prepared Jay Inslee for a pandemic

When Washington Gov. Jay Inslee ran for the Democratic nomination for president on a platform of aggressively tackling climate change, he didn’t get much traction with voters. But then the …

UPDATED: Mon., April 13, 2020

Doctor recovering from virus after being on ventilator

A Seattle-area doctor who got the coronavirus and spent more than two weeks on a ventilator is now at home recovering after receiving experimental treatments.

UPDATED: Sat., April 11, 2020

Lives Lost: At 97, World War II vet takes a final road

In his final months, Bill Chambers couldn’t walk, but he found peace in motion.

Washington nonprofit files lawsuit saying Fox News misled viewers about coronavirus

The suit, filed on behalf of the Washington League for Increased Transparency and Ethics (WASHLITE), alleges Fox News engaged in unfair or deceptive acts by representing the coronavirus as a …

UPDATED: Wed., April 1, 2020

Another company billing itself as offering faith-based health coverage ordered to stop selling in state

OneShare Health is the latest firm targeted by Mike Kreidler, who argues several companies selling health coverage policies don’t fit state and federal definitions for “health care sharing ministries.”

Study: Social distancing seems to be helping in King County

Public health officials and researchers say that social distancing appears to be helping slow the spread of COVID-19 in the Seattle area, where many of the first U.S. deaths occurred.

UPDATED: Thu., March 26, 2020

Inslee tells Trump U.S. states “don’t need a backup. We need a Tom Brady.”

President Donald Trump tells U.S. governors in a conference call that his administration is read to be a “backup” in the fight against the pandemic. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee told …

UPDATED: Fri., March 6, 2020

Dozens of Spokane County residents being tested for COVID-19 to determine if disease is here

“We want (the community) to look at this not as we have a lot of COVID here but that our providers are trying to evaluate people for that risk,” Mark …

UPDATED: Wed., March 4, 2020

10 deaths due to COVID-19 recorded in Washington, test guidelines broadened

Washington state health officials reported 10 deaths due to the novel coronavirus on Wednesday, as testing guidelines for the virus broadened.

Coronavirus blamed for six deaths in Washington state; no confirmed cases yet east of Cascades

Six of the 18 Western Washington residents with the coronavirus have died as health officials rush to test more suspected cases and communities brace for spread of the disease. There …

UPDATED: Mon., March 2, 2020

Death toll grows to 6 from COVID-19 in Washington

Four more people have died from the new coronavirus in Washington.

Gov. Jay Inslee’s blunt advice to Pence on coronavirus: Stick to the science

The governor of Washington said the vice president called to thank his state for their efforts against the novel coronavirus - and got a blunt message back.

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 31, 2020

Washington state coronavirus patient treated with investigational, unapproved Ebola drug

Washington state health officials released detailed information about their care of the first U.S. patient with the novel coronavirus on Friday, noting that his condition got worse until he was …

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 21, 2020

Washington state novel coronavirus case first in U.S., patient being monitored but in good condition

Health officials confirmed the first case of the 2019 novel coronavirus originating in Wuhan, China, to come to the U.S. in a Snohomish County man.

Spokane County fined by state over injury to volunteer who was directing traffic

Spokane County is appealing a $2,100 fine after a volunteer was hit by a vehicle while directing traffic for a fallen sheriff’s deputy memorial in August.

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 26, 2019

Washington state proposes team to pursue police cold cases

Washington’s attorney general submitted a budget request to reinvigorate a police team to investigate unsolved homicides and sexual assaults in the state, officials said.

Every college football bowl game ranked

The 2019 bowl season won’t get underway for nearly two weeks, but one element of it already removes something for people to complain about: For the first time since 2013, …

Washington state OKs some of the nation’s toughest OT rules

Washington state is adopting some of the nation’s most aggressive overtime rules, restoring protections for hundreds of thousands of salaried workers and taking what supporters say is a crucial step …

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 24, 2019

WSU women’s soccer team blanks West Virginia, advances to NCAA quarterfinals

Behind two second-half goals from senior Morgan Weaver, Washington State beat West Virginia 3-0 in the NCAA tournament’s round of 16 on Sunday night and advanced to the quarterfinals for …

Marijuana, hemp cross-pollination a budding conflict

Outdoor marijuana growers are reporting an increase in cross-pollination from hemp farms, a development that could mean marijuana cultivators might lose upward of tens of thousands of dollars if their …