Stories tagged: washington state
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.
Sun., Nov. 5, 2017
WSU supports the tradition of partying, opening the lots on Thursday evening and not closing them until Sunday, giving fans lots of time to prepare for games, socialize afterward and …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017
Leaders at the Washington state House have acknowledged that a state representative who resigned in the middle of the 2011 legislative session was forced out because of allegations of inappropriate …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017
The United Kingdom is Washington’s fifth-largest trading partner, buying more than $5 billion worth of goods and services annually. The volume of trade across the Atlantic could strengthen after Brexit, …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 25, 2017
WSU athlete released from hospital after assault; accused University of Montana football player’s bond set at $50K
WSU thrower Bradley Mehring sustained a skull fracture and a hematoma, according to a police report, after he was allegedly struck by University of Montana football star Justin Strong.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 21, 2017
The results won’t change anything, but two advisory votes on the November ballot will at least give Washington voters an opportunity to express their views on two major tax increases …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 12, 2017
Reaction to President Donald Trump’s executive order on federal health care reform Thursday was swift and divided across the region.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 28, 2017
Washington state and the city of Seattle on Thursday joined more than two dozen other government entities across the country suing to hold opioid makers accountable for an addiction crisis …
Sun., Sept. 24, 2017
We urge our congressional delegation to protect the progress we’ve made by reauthorizing funding for CHIP.
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017
A quality record, a good feel for new lineup combinations and a ton of frequent flyer miles.
Sun., Aug. 27, 2017
The marine workforce in Washington state – which includes sailors, engineers, captains and other workers on everything from tugboats to shipping vessels – is headed for a mass retirement.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 24, 2017
Success didn’t come overnight for the Washington State University volleyball program. It’s been a slow, steady build under coach Jen Greeny that resulted in 2016’s breakout season. The goal this …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 18, 2017
Ocean Spray is consolidating its cranberry sauce production and will no longer make sauce at its Markham facility.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017
Department of Licensing data on the special plates shows more than just the popularity of the gray and crimson. It turns out you can tell a lot about a Washington …
Sun., July 9, 2017
With I-1552 on the ballot, the national spotlight would’ve shone on Washington state. So it’s a relief knowing the Just Want Privacy group was unable to scare enough people, with …
UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017
Gene Conley was a rare professional double dipper, winning championships in two sports.Conley won three NBA titles with the Boston Celtics and helped pitch the Milwaukee Braves to a World …