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    Interstate 405 toll lanes turning 2 years old

    The state law that authorized the toll lanes requires they generate enough money to pay for tolling operations. It's easy to check that box as the lanes brought in $38.6 million in the first 21 months, but WSDOT is falling short in a second provision.
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    No. 7 Washington overcomes slow start to beat Colorado 37-10

    BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Jordan Miller’s two interceptions and Myles Bryant’s pick-6 helped the seventh-ranked Washington Huskies overcame a slow start and hand Colorado its first loss, 37-10 on a cold, rainy Saturday night at Folsom Field. Myles Gaskin rushed for 202 yards and two touchdowns for the Huskies (4-0, 1-0), who didn’t manhandle Colorado […]
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    Gubrud throws for 549 yards, sparks EWU over Montana 48-41

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Gage Gubrud threw for a program-record 549 yards and four touchdowns, keying a second-half comeback in Eastern Washington’s 48-41 win over Montana on Saturday night in a Big Sky Conference opener for both teams. The Eagles (2-2, 1-0) trailed 24-6 after a mistake-filled first half, capped by Montana’s 44-yard TD pass […]
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    Real Salt Lake ends Sounders’ unbeaten streak at 13

    SANDY, Utah (AP) — Jefferson Savarino and Luke Mulholland scored in the second half and Real Salt Lake brought the Seattle Sounders’ 13-game unbeaten streak to an end with a 2-0 win on Saturday night. Nick Rimando made a pair of key saves, both stopping Clint Dempsey’s attempts, to preserve Real Salt Lake’s lead in […]
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    Saturday’s Scores

    PREP FOOTBALL Cascade Christian 49, Chimacum 0 Cashmere 48, GW Graham, British Columbia 7 Clallam Bay 72, Evergreen Lutheran 38 Dufur, Ore. 52, Tacoma Baptist 19 Enumclaw 37, Decatur 6 Kennedy 54, Kentridge 21 Klahowya 17, Vashon Island 7 Quilcene 62, Crescent 40 Skyline 41, Inglemoor 13 Stanwood 36, Squalicum 28 ___ Some scores provided […]
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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, […]
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    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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