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    Falk leads No. 18 Washington State over Nevada 45-7

    PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Luke Falk threw five touchdown passes, and No. 18 Washington State beat Nevada 45-7 on Saturday for the team’s best start in 16 years. Washington State (4-0), which opened the 2001 season by winning its first seven games, piled up 560 yards of offense and five sacks. Nevada was held to […]
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    Lindor’s 33rd homer leads Indians over Mariners 11-4

    SEATTLE (AP) — Francisco Lindor led off the game with his 33rd home run, the most by a Cleveland middle infielder, and the Indians routed the Seattle Mariners 11-4 Saturday for their 28th victory in 30 games. Carlos Carrasco (17-6) matched teammate Cory Kluber and Boston’s Chris Sale for the most wins in the AL, […]
  • AP State

    Police: Man with knife killed after charging at deputy

    MIDLAND, Wash. (AP) — Authorities in northwestern Washington state say a Pierce County sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a 40-year-old man who charged at the deputy with a knife. The News Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/2wdy4hc) that deputies responded at about 11 p.m. Thursday after a woman called saying her son was suicidal, had taken methamphetamine and […]
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    Police: Officers shoot man during standoff at home

    BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — Authorities in northwestern Washington state say police shot a 36-year-old man who pointed a handgun at officers surrounding a house during a standoff. The Bremerton Police Department in a statement says officers opened fire at about 8 a.m. Saturday when the man placed his arm through a window and pointed a […]
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    Washington State University eyes composting human remains

    PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Washington State University wants to start a pilot program to test methods of decomposing human bodies that could offer an alternative to burial or cremation. The Moscow-Pullman Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/2fiY1Fg) that the school is acquiring necessary approvals to test equipment at one of its campus facilities as part of the […]
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    Surplus hatchery salmon released into northern Idaho creek

    LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — More than 100 spring chinook salmon not needed at a northern Idaho hatchery have been released into a creek to spawn naturally. The Lewiston Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/2wbcdXy) that workers with Dworshak National Fish Hatchery released the fish Wednesday into Lolo Creek. Fisheries biologist Tom Tighe says extra spring chinook returned to […]
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    Police: Stolen RV recovered with about 10 dogs still inside

    FEDERAL WAY, Wash. (AP) — Police in western Washington state say they’ve recovered a stolen motor home and reunited its owner with about 10 dogs that were inside. Authorities tell KING-TV (http://kng5.tv/2fgIENi) that police in Lacey on Saturday also took into custody one person in connection with the case. Officials say someone stole the Winnebago […]
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    Wildfires delay efforts to return fishers to North Cascades

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A state-led effort to return the weasel-like fishers to Washington’s North Cascades has been delayed because of the massive wildfires in British Columbia. State wildlife officials have been using animals trapped in British Columbia to repopulate the forests of the Olympic and South Cascade mountains as part of a multi-year effort […]
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    Police: Man killed outside home was set up by ex-girlfriend

    SEATTLE (AP) — A 21-year-old woman has been arrested for allegedly luring her ex-boyfriend from his West Seattle home Tuesday evening where he was fatally shot by an alleged accomplice. The Seattle Times reports (https://goo.gl/qFG2A9 ) Anna Kasparova was charged Friday with murder in the death 25-year-old Edixon Velasquez. Charging documents say Kasparova called Velasquez […]
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    Ivory dealer gets prison after aiding smuggler’s prosecution

    TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Officials say a 64-year-old ivory dealer from Brinnon was sentenced to six months in federal prison for trafficking narwhal tusks, sperm whale teeth and walrus tusks after helping the Department of Justice prosecute a Canadian smuggler. The Peninsula Daily News reported Friday (https://goo.gl/tCXRg8 ) that David Boone, who operates Boone Trading […]
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    Russians tried to hack Washington state elections, feds say

    The federal government told election officials in Washington state that hackers targeted their systems last year. Other states were targeted, too.
  • AP State

    Friday’s Scores

    PREP FOOTBALL Aberdeen 35, Castle Rock 21 Almira/Coulee-Hartline 48, Yakama Tribal 0 Anacortes 35, Sehome 21 Auburn Riverside 42, Auburn Mountainview 10 Bainbridge 28, Ingraham 0 Ballard 50, Nathan Hale 15 Bellarmine Prep 34, Emerald Ridge 0 Bellevue 35, Archbishop Murphy 21 Bellingham 36, Blaine 35 Benson, Ore. 18, Fort Vancouver 0 Bethel 28, Bonney […]
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    Cruz hits 2-run shot in 9th, Mariners beat Indians 3-1

    SEATTLE (AP) — Nelson Cruz hit a game-ending two-run homer in the ninth inning, lifting the Seattle Mariners over the Cleveland Indians 3-1 on Friday night. Cruz lined a 2-1 pitch from closer Cody Allen (3-7) out to deep right-center field, snapping Seattle’s six-game skid and improving its very slim wild-card hopes. The Mariners are […]
  • Local News

    Praying Bremerton coach takes religious liberty case to next level

    A former Washington high school assistant football coach has appealed a court decision denying his request to be given back his job.
  • AP State

    2 teens shot in Seattle’s Columbia City neighborhood

    SEATTLE (AP) — Police say two teens were shot in the Columbia City neighborhood of Seattle. Multiple news outlets reported the shooting was reported Friday evening at Martin Luther King Jr Way south and South Alaska Street. Police say the two males, ages 14 and 19, then drove away and hit another car on South […]

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