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Doctor: Officer shot in Washington state gradually improving

A Washington state police officer who was shot in the head while responding to a call last week is making incremental improvements, but it’s too soon to say what his …

Charter schools need oversight, accountability

Charters schools in Washington state are more polarizing than they ought to be, because stringent oversight helps ensure that public dollars are not being wasted. In fact, the state’s model …

Area men: Kansas State pulls away from Washington State

Wesley Iwundu had 15 points and eight rebounds, Barry Brown had 14 points and Kansas State methodically pulled away from Washington State in the second half for a 70-56 victory …

New Washington state college savings program not ready until next year

A new, state-sponsored option for investing for college won’t be ready until next year, so those enrolled in Washington state’s current prepaid tuition plan have until at least Sept. 1 …

Washington’s Manhattan Project park celebrates first year

The Manhattan Project National Historical Park at Hanford is a year old and proving to be quite popular.

Winning halftime field goal at Apple Cup nets $1,000 for Second Harvest

There was one extra player on the field at this year’s Apple Cup between Washington and Washington State who wasn’t listed on either teams’ rosters.

Blanchette: Apple Cup deserves seat at big kids’ table – at least for this season

There’s no secret why it’s so vital for the Pac-12 that Washington win this year’s Apple Cup Presented by Black Friday.

Commercial crabbing delayed off Washington’s southern coast

Washington shellfish managers have delayed the opening of the commercial crabbing season off a portion of the southern coast.

Ranked Washington rivals may divide families more than politics

Joyce Schroeder threw on her robe and hurried outside in below freezing temperatures to grab the morning newspaper. It was Nov. 20, 1976, the day the Washington State Cougars would …

Volleyball: WSU defeats Colorado for milestone victory; UW moves closer to title

Washington State defeated host Colorado 25-23, 25-20, 25-14 in a Pac-12 women’s volleyball match in Boulder on Sunday, giving the Cougars 20 overall victories and 10 in conference play, coach …

Josh Hawkinson’s double-double leads WSU past Montana at Paradise Jam

Josh Hawkinson scored a career-high 29 points and added 14 rebounds, as Washington State downed Montana 87-63 Saturday in a consolation-round game at the Paradise Jam tournament.

FBI looks for abducted Washington woman after ransom demand

The FBI and local law enforcement agencies are looking for a Washington state woman after she was abducted from her Kennewick home and a ransom was demanded.

North Idaho, Spokane chase NWAC championship

North Idaho College coach Kelsey Stanley is a newcomer to the NWAC volleyball scene. It’s old hat for 12th year Community Colleges of Spokane coach Jenni Hull.

College volleyball: Oregon State surprises Washington State in volleyball

Mary-Kate Marshall finished with 18 kills Friday as Oregon State (10-14, 3-10), which began the night tied for last place in Pac-12 Conference volleyball, toppled 23rd-ranked Washington State 19-25, 27-25, …

Attorney seeks judge to end Robert Barber’s WSU suspension

An attorney on Thursday will formally ask a judge to end the suspension of WSU defensive lineman Robert Barber until that judge can review the process that essentially ended his …

Women’s soccer: Whitworth wins on golden goal; EWU handed first loss in last 11 games

Women’s soccer: Whitworth upsets Puget Sound with golden goal

Volleyball: WSU loses third straight; Huskies alone in first after sweep of Colorado

The 13th-ranked Washington State women’s volleyball team dropped a five-set match to No. 21 Utah in Pullman on Sunday.

17th-ranked WSU volleyball team sweeps Cal to stay tied atop Pac-12

Kyra Holt had 12 kills and McKenna Woodford 10 to lead the No. 17 Washington State volleyball team to a 25-20, 25-17, 25-22 victory over California (6-8, 0-4) in Pullman …

WSU’s hopes for a bounce-back rest on Oregon game

Luke Falk threw a touchdown pass to Dom Williams in the end zone as the clock expired to tie the game, Shalom Luani intercepted an overtime pass to end it, …

Starbucks to open West Seattle store, provide youth job training

Starbucks plans to open a store in West Seattle’s White Center next year as part of the company’s nationwide initiative supporting economic development in low- to medium-income communities.

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 24, 2016

Burlington gunman who killed 5 in mall remains at large

As Burlington absorbed the news of Friday night’s shooting, critical questions remained, including the identity of the shooter, his motive and his whereabouts. A massive manhunt continued and police broadcast …

Women’s soccer: WSU beats Boise State while Gonzaga, Idaho, Whitworth lose

Alysha Overland’s fourth goal of the season in the 70th minute snapped a tie and sent Washington State to a 2-1 victory Sunday over Boise State in Pullman.

Pullman Police chief denies Mike Leach allegations of profiling

The chief of police of this college town said he understands why Washington State coach Mike Leach may be frustrated with the number of assault investigations involving his players, but …

WSU sweeps tennis titles in Cougar Classic

The Washington State women’s tennis team won the singles flights and doubles flight on Sunday at the Cougar Classic in Pullman.

Colleges: WSU wins pair at Cougar Challenge

Hailey Bethune’s dozen kills led Washington to a 25-16, 25-11, 25-18 sweep over Maryland Eastern Shore in its early match on Friday at the Cougar Challenge Tournament in Pullman.

Eastern Washington pulls off big upset over Washington State

PULLMAN – If the 2016 Washington State football season is as successful as the 2015 version, it will be a happy year for the Cougars and their fans.

But the …

Blanchette: Eastern deserves credit for showing talent, moxie

The biggest football victory in Eastern Washington football history … well, don’t kid yourselves. It was six years ago when there was a national championship at stake.

WSU-EWU: players of the game

Players of the game

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WSU moments

Area roundup: Zags volleyball remains unbeaten with sweep of Montana

Gonzaga never trailed in its match with Montana, sweeping the Grizzlies 25-18, 25-18, 25-9 on Saturday in Missoula.