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    Couple prefers streets to Seattle’s shelters

    A couple camping in Seattle points out flaws in the city's understanding of the crisis and why homeless sweeps don't work.
  • Game cancelled, No. 16 Stanford women at Washington State

    PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — The women’s basketball game between No. 16 Stanford and Washington State scheduled for Sunday was cancelled after the sudden passing of the Cougars’ director of strength and conditioning David Lang. Lang, a longtime member of the athletics department, worked directly with the women’s basketball and men’s and women’s golf programs. Stanford […]
  • Work aims to keep pollution out of Idaho, Washington water

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Motorists traveling through northern Idaho’s Silver Valley will see the signs of a $48 million federal project to keep heavy metals out of the Coeur d’Alene River’s South Fork. The Spokesman-Review reports the work to trap and divert polluted groundwater to a wastewater treatment plant gets underway this spring and will […]
  • Microsoft fights US in high court to protect global business

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Microsoft has an eye on its international customers as it confronts the Trump administration in a Supreme Court fight about turning over emails to investigators. The justices will hear arguments Tuesday over whether the company, as part of an international drug trafficking investigation, must comply with an American warrant for emails stored […]
  • Senate-passed bump stock ban clears House

    The Washington House amended and passed SB 5992 to ban trigger devices that allow semi-automatic rifles to fire more rapidly.
  • CSU Bakersfield uses late run to top Seattle 64-57

    BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Justin Davis scored 21 points and Ricky Holden added 19 and CSU Bakersfield used a late 11-3 run to beat Seattle 64-57 on Saturday night. Holden’s 3-pointer put the Roadrunners ahead for good, 54-53, with 2:17 to play. After a Seattle miss, with the shot clock winding down, Davis stepped back […]
  • Bliznyuk, Eastern Washington hold off Idaho State, 74-69

    POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Bogdan Bliznyuk drilled a late 3-pointer to put Eastern Washington in front for good, sending the Eagles to a 74-69 Big Sky Conference victory over Idaho State Saturday night. Bliznyuk scored 17 points, making him the fifth player in Big Sky history to score more than 2,000 career points. The Eagles […]
  • No. 6 Gonzaga earns WCC title with 79-65 win over BYU

    PROVO, Utah (AP) — Johnathan Williams scored 16 points, and No. 6 Gonzaga clinched another West Coast Conference championship with a 79-65 victory over BYU on Saturday night. The Bulldogs (27-4, 17-1) have won at least a share of 18 of the past 19 regular-season conference championships, including each of the past six seasons. Zach […]
  • Davis, Travis help Stanford hold off Washington State, 86-84

    STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Daejon Davis it a pair of free throws with 10 seconds to play, lifting Stanford to an 86-84 victory over Washington State on Saturday, its straight win. Reid Travis scored 20 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for the Cardinal (16-13, 10-6 Pac-12), who assured themselves of at least a .500 season. […]
  • Saturday’s Scores

    BOYS PREP BASKETBALL= 1A Regional= Playoff= King’s Way Christian School 71, Wahluke 67, OT Lynden Christian 91, Newport 71 Royal 68, Bellevue Christian 61 Zillah 69, Northwest School 51 1B Regional= Playoff= Mt. Rainier Lutheran 57, Garfield-Palouse 55 Muckleshoot Tribal School 76, Tacoma Baptist 68 Naselle 66, Pateros 48 Odessa 55, Cedar Park Christian (Mountlake […]
  • Washington pulls away in second half to beat Cal 68-51

    BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Jaylen Nowell scored 23 points and Washington used a 16-2 run midway through the second half to pull away to a 68-51 victory over California in Pac-12 Conference play on Saturday. The Huskies (19-10, 9-7), rebounding nicely from a poor performance in a loss at Stanford on Thursday, also got 16 […]
  • Thousands expected to enter Longview’s longshoremen lottery

    LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — Though it’s not exactly like winning the Powerball jackpot, those who entered the upcoming longshoremen lottery in Longview, Washington, hope they will have a ticket to a better life. The Daily News reports the mid-March public drawing is the local union’s first lottery in seven years. It typically takes years for […]
  • Lawsuit claims Washington State was negligent with data

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A class-action lawsuit was filed against Washington State University, claiming its negligence led to a burglary that put sensitive data at risk. The Spokesman-Review reports the lawsuit filed in King County in December consolidates several complaints that were filed separately after confidential information was stolen from the university last year. Burglars […]
  • New suspect images released in 1991 Federal Way murder

    TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Authorities hope images created from DNA evidence will help solve a murder that has stumped them for more than a quarter-century. Sarah Yarborough left home Dec. 14, 1991, to attend a dance competition at Federal Way High School. The body of the 16-year-old girl was later found near the school’s tennis […]
  • Washington state law enforcement agencies sell, trade guns

    SEATTLE (AP) — Law enforcement agencies that sell guns confiscated during criminal investigations, are not just selling pistols, they’re also selling assault rifles like the ones used in recent mass shootings. An Associated Press investigation found sheriff’s offices and police departments across Washington state have sold dozens of AR-15s, AK47s and other assault weapons since […]

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