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NC standout Justin Janke headed to WSU

The best long-distance runner in Washington has decided to stay close to home.

College baseball: Northeastern uses fourth-inning homer, triple play to hold off Cougars for 5-3 win

Josh Treff hit a tiebreaking home run in the fourth inning and Northeastern turned a rare triple play in the bottom half of the frame Thursday to escape a bases-loaded …

Two arrested in Palouse with $2,800 in counterfeit bills, printer

Two men have been arrested in Palouse in possession of $2,800 in apparent counterfeit money, a printer, extra ink cartridges and high quality bonded paper that has been linked to …

WSU investigates deaths of four grizzlies

Washington State University released a report Tuesday critical of several aspects of the facilities and management at its Bear Research, Education and Conservation Center on Terre View Drive – including …

WSU report criticizes school’s grizzly bear lab

A grizzly bear research lab at Washington State University has problems with its treatment of animals and in its operations,

WSU professor accused of fraud collected about 30 federal research grants

A WSU professor had landed about 30 federal research grants; investigators believe he, his brother and sister-in-law spent a chunk of that money on themselves.

Pullman man arrested for alleged online threats

A Pullman man is in custody after allegedly posting a threat on Craigslist to kill anyone wearing Washington State University gear.

Women in Agriculture Conference to focus on communication styles

A Washington State University conference this month will bring women in agriculture together at 31 different locations in five states.

Many factors contribute to U.S. 195 crashes, study shows

After the driving deaths of two Washington State University students this past November, some have debated whether the main roads in Whitman County or the drivers on them are more …

WSU interviewing eight finalists for president job

PULLMAN – Washington State University has selected eight finalists for the position of president, a group that includes women, minorities, and a candidate from the private sector. The new president …

Legislature OKs authorization for growing industrial hemp

The Legislature has passed a bill that would allow licensed growers to produce industrial hemp in Washington as part of a research program.

WSU study: Two things hinder split-second decisions by police

In a study of 80 police officers, researchers at Washington State University found fatigue significantly affects reactions and decision making, and 96 percent of the officers were implicitly biased about …

Washington’s new apple joining a changing industry

WSU has developed a new apple - the Cosmic Crisp - that only orchardists in Washington will be able to plant for the next decade.

Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival: Students, Greeks an army of volunteers

Every year it takes about 400 volunteers to put on the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, but even with all of those hands, organizing one of the world’s largest and oldest …

Role of Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport highlighted in consultant report

The runway realignment project at the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport will create jobs and contribute to the region’s growth, but officials argue it’s also the key to a thriving economy throughout …

Police bust WSU student for allegedly selling coke behind sorority

Police arrested a 21-year-old WSU honor student suspected of dealing cocaine to an informant behind her sorority’s house near campus.

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 19, 2016

WSU down to 8 president finalists; decision in April

The committee leading the search for a new president of Washington State University has settled on eight final candidates and is on track to make their selection in April.

Pullman Planned Parenthood clinic reopening ceremony to be held

A public ceremony will be held to celebrate the reopening of the Planned Parenthood clinic in Pullman, five months after the facility was damaged by arson.

WSU researcher noted as top-cited author, influential mind

Washington State University professor and researcher Yuehe Lin may be one of the most cited authors and most influential minds in the world, but he readily acknowledges he didn’t make …

WSU, College Hill area get half of Pullman Fire Department calls, chief says

Pullman Fire Chief Mike Heston said approximately half of the more than 3,000 calls his department responded to last year were to Washington State University and the College Hill area.

University seeks retraction, says researcher’s study data is a bunch of bull

A researcher exploring ways to convert cow poop into electrical power faked data and claimed his laboratory notebook blew into a manure pit, according to a Washington State University investigation.

Elle Tinkle’s season at Gonzaga is over

Practice had barely ended Tuesday afternoon at the Martin Centre when emotions came to the surface.

Boy’s life sentence in 1931 focus of new exhibit at WSU

PULLMAN — When 12-year-old Herbert Niccolls was sentenced to life in prison for shooting Asotin County Sheriff John Wormell in 1931, it prompted outcries from across the nation. One writer …

Washington Senate leader pushes for funds to upgrade roads near WSU

The leader of the Washington State Senate would like more state funds to improve rural roads leading to Washington State University in Pullman.

UW at WSU to kick off Pac-12 women’s basketball

Washington State women’s basketball coach June Daugherty can’t wait for the Pac-12 season to begin.

WSU Cougar fans blaze trail to Sun Bowl

EL PASO, Texas – To the Washington State University fans who didn’t want to go out of their way for a bowl game: Meet the McLain family of Priest River, …

Hurricanes’ pass defense appears up to challenge of WSU’s Air Raid

For Miami defensive coordinator Mark D’Onofrio, the joy of the college game is in its variety.

Students, parents calling for improvements to roads leading to Pullman

In the wake of car crashes that killed two students during Thanksgiving break, many at Washington State University have called for safety improvements on the two-lane highways that funnel travelers …

Gonzaga women hoping wishes come true … and fast

Like everyone else, Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier has a Christmas wish list. If it comes true, her players will be healthy, make their shots and take better care …

Apple Cup: Bender to start at QB for WSU

Peyton Bender appears to be WSU’s starting QB for today’s Apple Cup in Seattle.