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  • Gonzaga’s Townsend, Stockton to miss NCAAs with injuries

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Gonzaga’s Laura Stockton and Jill Townsend will miss the NCAA Tournament because of leg injuries. Stockton, the conference’s top point guard and the daughter of Gonzaga and NBA great John Stockton, will continue to be evaluated for the next couple of weeks. The team said Townsend was scheduled for surgery on […]
  • Records shatter as Seattle hits 75 degrees

    SEATTLE (AP) — The National Weather Service says Seattle has hit 75 degrees, making it the warmest winter day on record. The National Weather Service said on Twitter that the temperature was recorded Monday afternoon and that it also was the earliest ever in the calendar year that Seattle has been that warm. The high […]
  • 9 arrested in school basketball game riot expelled

    VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Officials say nine students who were arrested after a riot broke out at an 8th grade basketball tournament in southwest Washington have been expelled from their schools. Vancouver School District officials said Monday that that the students arrested were emergency expelled and that officials were still investigating others who may have […]
  • Washington Legislature sets April 10 as “Dolores Huerta Day”

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Legislature has passed a measure designating April 10 as Dolores Huerta Day. The measure honoring the Mexican-American social activist passed the Senate unanimously Monday as Huerta watched a few feet from the chamber floor. The House passed it on a 62-34 vote earlier this month, and the bill now […]
  • Washington woman who shoved friend off bridge pleads guilty

    VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A woman has pleaded guilty to pushing her 16-year-old friend from a bridge at a popular swimming area near Vancouver. The Columbian reports 19-year-old Tay’lor Smith pleaded guilty to misdemeanor reckless endangerment Monday in Clark County District Court. Prosecutors are recommending no jail time when Smith is sentenced later this month. […]
  • Proposal would expand break rights for breastfeeding moms

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A proposal to expand break rights for breastfeeding mothers is advancing in the state Senate after near-unanimous approval in the House. Lawmakers in the Senate Labor and Commerce committee held a public hearing for the bill Monday. It earlier passed the House on a 96-1 vote. The proposal, from Olympia Democratic […]
  • Woman found dead after fire at Bonney Lake home

    BONNEY LAKE, Wash. (AP) — A woman was found dead after an overnight fire at a home in Bonney Lake, Washington. KOMO reports that crews responded to the double-wide mobile home about 10:45 p.m. Sunday after receiving reports of a fire, said Chuck King, assistant chief of East Pierce Fire & Rescue. Smoke and flames […]
  • Trump administration proposes big cut in Hanford spending

    RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — The Trump administration is proposing big cuts to the cleanup budget for the Hanford Nuclear Reservation. The Tri-City Herald reports the administration on Monday proposed cutting Hanford’s budget by $416 million. Hanford for decades made plutonium for nuclear weapons and the site is now engaged in cleaning up the resulting highly […]
  • Duke back on top; ACC sits 1-2-3 atop final AP Top 25

    NEW YORK (AP) — Duke is back on top followed by Virginia and North Carolina to give the Atlantic Coast Conference a 1-2-3 showing in the final AP Top 25 poll this season. The Blue Devils jumped from fifth to first Monday after winning last week’s league tournament with the return of freshman star Zion […]
  • State Patrol starts buying bump stocks from public

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The Washington State Patrol has started buying back rifle components called bump stocks from the public. The first such buybacks were held on Sunday. The devices will soon be illegal at the state and federal level. This week, Gov. Jay Inslee approved a $150 buy-back program. KREM-TV says the federal government […]
  • 1 dead in Seattle fire

    SEATTLE (AP) — One person was found dead after a fire broke out in an apartment complex in Seattle. The fire started at about 12:30 a.m. Monday east of the International District neighborhood. KOMO reports ( ) a second alarm was called and firefighters quickly gained control of the fire, but they found a […]
  • MLB’s Leroy Stanton, traded with Nolan Ryan, dies in crash

    FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man killed in a car crash last week has been identified as a former Major League Baseball player who was a member of the Seattle Mariners during its inaugural season. News outlets report Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken says 72-year-old Leroy Stanton was killed March 13 when […]
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    ‘Super commuters,’ remote workers make more money, study says

    A new study from Apartment List suggests more of us are super commuting (suffering through a 90+ commute), working from home, or doing a combination of both.
  • Gonzaga earns No. 1 seed in NCAA West Region

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gonzaga is the No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament West Region despite losing in the West Coast Conference tournament title game. The top-ranked Bulldogs will open against the First Four winner between Farleigh Dickinson and Prairie View A&M in Salt Lake City on Thursday. Michigan was the No. 2 seed […]
  • Man killed in officer-involved shooting in The Dalles

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police in The Dalles say an officer fatally shot a 77-year-old man who was reportedly shooting a rifle at a neighbor’s house. KOIN-TV reports the man killed in the Saturday incident was identified as James Young. Police say arriving officers saw Young shooting, and at some point Young was shot and […]

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