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    E. Washington tops Stanford 67-61 to end Pac-12 drought

    STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Bogdan Bliznyuk scored 23 points to help Eastern Washington, which hit 11 3-pointers, beat Stanford 67-61 on Tuesday night and get its first win against a Pac-12 team in nearly 15 years. The Eagles (1-1) snapped a 21-game losing streak against Pac-12 schools, dating to a 62-58 win over Washington on […]
  • head tax, millionair Local News

    Head tax for homeless opposed by charity for homeless

    When 91 Seattle businesses signed a letter opposing a proposed $100 head tax, it was a surprise to find the first signature was that of the director of Millionair Club.
  • AP State

    Portland leaves little doubt in 89-52 rout of Walla Walla U

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Josh McSwiggan scored 12 points and D’Marques Tyson and Rashad Jackson each added another dozen off the bench as Portland earned its first victory of the season by beating NAIA member Walla Walla University 89-52 on Tuesday night. The Pilots, who saw a seven-point lead evaporate in the final three minutes […]
  • Local News

    ‘Plenty of wind and rain’ still in store for Western Washington

    As the two-day storm that knocked out power to thousands and turned deadly Monday night comes to an end, another storm in the mountains is ramping up.
  • AP State

    Norvell leads No. 17 Gonzaga over Howard 106-69

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Freshman Zach Norvell Jr. scored 18 points and freshman Corey Kispert added 13 as No. 17 Gonzaga pounded Howard 106-69 on Tuesday night. Johnathan Williams and Rui Hachimura each scored 12 points for Gonzaga (2-0), which last season won its first 29 games and lost in the NCAA championship game to […]
  • Renton driver, windstorm Local News

    Woman killed while driving in Renton was mother of injured child

    A 33-year-old woman was killed Monday evening after a tree fell onto a vehicle she was driving in Renton, deputies said.
  • AP State

    Shoreline permits for Washington state coal terminal denied

    LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — A county hearing examiner has denied two shoreline permits that Millennium Bulk Terminals needs for its $680 million coal-export terminal project on the Columbia River in Washington state. The Daily News reports Hearing Examiner Mark Scheibmeir rejected the permits Tuesday despite recommendations from Cowlitz County staff that he approve the permits […]
  • AP State

    Oregon man accused of shipping marijuana in fake boulders

    EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Police say an Oregon man shipped more than $1 million worth of marijuana to another state via UPS last week, packing the drugs inside of artificial boulders he made himself. The Eugene Register-Guard reports that Curran Millican Manzer, 36, of Waterville, Oregon, made shipments to another state where marijuana is illegal. […]
  • Lifestyle

    Alaska Airlines to halt flights to Cuba

    SEATTLE (AP) — Alaska Airlines says it will stop flying to Havana after demand dropped and the Trump administration imposed new restrictions on travel to Cuba. The Seattle-based airline said Tuesday that its last flight between Los Angeles and Havana is planned for Jan. 22. Last week, the Trump administration put into effect rules that […]
  • AP State

    Seahawks sign CB Byron Maxwell, place Sherman, Prosise on IR

    RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks have signed veteran cornerback Byron Maxwell to help make up for the loss of Richard Sherman to a season-ending Achilles tendon injury. Seattle formally announced Maxwell’s signing Tuesday and placed Sherman on injured reserve. Maxwell knows Seattle’s system after starting his career with the Seahawks and becoming a […]
  • Lifestyle

    Some Washington state ski resorts to open this week

    SEATTLE (AP) — At least two ski resorts in Washington state have announced opening dates as multiple storms bring snow to the Cascade Mountains. The SeattlePI reports Crystal Mountain Resort and Mt. Baker Ski Area will open this week. Officials say Crystal Mountain will open Wednesday with limited operations and Mt. Baker Ski Area will […]
  • AP State

    County settles ACLU lawsuit over teen solitary confinement

    SEATTLE (AP) — Grays Harbor County has agreed to pay $45,000 and to make policy changes to settle a lawsuit over its placement of teens in solitary confinement. The state chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union filed the lawsuit in March on behalf of a mother who said her now 17-year-old son was repeatedly […]
  • AP State

    Washington state man denies northern Idaho killing

    SANDPOINT, Idaho (AP) — A Washington state man is denying that he stabbed and killed a Washington state cabdriver in northern Idaho. The Bonner County Daily Bee reports (http://bit.ly/2zDVYa5) that 20-year-old Jacob Corban Coleman of Puyallup on Monday pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in 1st District Court. Police say Coleman in late August called […]
  • AP State

    4 finalists set for Burlsworth Trophy to top college walk-on

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Four finalists have been chosen for the Burlsworth Trophy awarded to college football’s top player who began his career as a walk-on. Finalists for the 8th annual Burlsworth Trophy include Memphis wide receiver Anthony Miller, Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield, Washington State quarterback Luke Falk and Wisconsin Tight End Troy Fumagalli. Mayfield […]
  • AP State

    Hanford workers finish stabilizing collapsed tunnel

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Workers at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state have finished stabilizing a partially-collapsed tunnel containing radioactive wastes left over from the production of plutonium for nuclear weapons. The U.S. Department of Energy said Tuesday the tunnel was filled with more than 4,400 cubic yards of grout intended to prevent any […]

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