No. 16 Washington (8-3, 6-2 Pac-12, No. 16 CFP) at No. 7 Washington State (10-1, 7-1, No. 8 CFP), Friday, 8:30 p.m. EST (FOX)
Line: Washington State by 3.
Series record: Washington leads 72-32-6.
WHAT’S AT STAKE
The Pac-12 North Division title and a spot in the conference ...
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Noah Dickerson said he was broke, in reference to all the shots around the rim missed by Washington’s senior forward.
“I couldn’t make anything. I couldn’t make nothing. But we just kept at it,” Dickerson said.
Dickerson overcame his early misses ...
Man sentenced in beating death at Airway Heights party
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A man convicted in a beating death that occurred during a house party in eastern Washington state has been sentenced to two years in prison.
Irrigation pipeline not usable after damage discovered
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Officials say a damaged irrigation pipeline in southern Washington state will not be usable for the growing season next year.
The Yakima Herald-Republic
Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame and Michigan were at the top of the College Football Playoff rankings Tuesday night, marking the first time in the five-year history of the postseason system that the same teams held the first four spots for three straight weeks.
Unlike last week, there was a ...
Pac-12 North still undecided, a few rivalry games remain
The Pac-12 winds up the regular season this week with a few loose ends.
Like the Pac-12 North.
Seventh-ranked Washington State hosts No. 16 Washington on Friday in the Apple Cup with the division’s spot in the Pac-12 championship game on the line.
For Washington State, the ...
KIRKLAND, Wash. (AP) — Police in the Seattle suburb of Kirkland apologized this week for helping the owner of a frozen yogurt shop kick out a black man because employees said they felt uncomfortable.
The owner called officers on Nov. 7 about Byron Ragland, who works as a court-appointed ...
BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) _ Esterline Technologies Corp. (ESL) on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $52.7 million.
On a per-share basis, the Bellevue, Washington-based company said it had net income of $1.78. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to $1.87 per ...
Surging No. 7 Washington State eyes Pac-12 North title
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — A year that began in tragedy for Washington State is wrapping up with the Cougars on the brink of unparalleled success.
Players began spring workouts with heavy hearts after the January suicide of quarterback Tyler Hilinski. The offseason departure of six assistant ...
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — An updated forecast shows Washington state is expected to see a net increase in revenues of about $163 million for the current two-year budget cycle.
The numbers released at Tuesday’s meeting of the state Economic and Revenue Forecast Council also show that the ...
Police: Device found near Bremerton school had explosives
BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a suspicious device found last week near an elementary school in Bremerton likely contained explosive materials.
Bremerton Police Capt. Randy Plum
Woman accused of trying to get help to kill ex-husband
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Washington state woman was arrested on suspicion of trying to kill her ex-husband in Hillsboro, Oregon, and soliciting help from someone to do it.
Prosecutors say they won’t seek death penalty in cold case
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Prosecutors say they will not seek the death penalty in a decades-old double killing cold case in Washington.
The Everett Herald reports the confirmation Monday by ...
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Robert Franks scored 30 points, grabbed six rebounds and distributed five assists as Washington State beat Cal Poly 84-70 at Beasley Coliseum on Monday.
Ahmed Ali added 15 points for Washington State (2-1), making five 3-point baskets and was crucial to several Cougar ...
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AC/GC 40, Audubon 31
ADM, Adel 41, Norwalk 33
B-G-M 54, English Valleys, North English 28
Carroll 64, Atlantic 43
Cedar Rapids, Washington 43, Benton Community ...
Washington issues its first marijuana research license
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Liquor and Cannabis Board says it has issued the state’s first license to grow marijuana for research.
Verda Bio Research in Seattle says it will be growing cannabis to conduct basic research on some of the plant’s lesser-known compounds.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Washington guard Jaylen Nowell didn’t have a great explanation for what happened in the first half.
“The ball just happened to come to me a lot,” Nowell said. “It was a blur.”
Nowell scored 21 points in the first half, matched his career-high with ...
AP Top 25: No. 23 Army ranked for 1st time since 1996
Army is ranked for the first time since 1996, moving into The Associated Press college football poll at No. 23 on Sunday as it begins preparations to face rival Navy.
The Black Knights (9-2) have been edging toward the Top 25 in recent weeks, and they finally broke through.
Police investigate shooting of woman south of Seattle
FEDERAL WAY, Washington (AP) — Police are investigating after a woman was found shot at a fast-food restaurant south of Seattle.
KOMO-TV reports police responded to a Jack in the Box in Federal Way after ...
Washington’s Jake Browning has chance to cap stellar career
SEATTLE (AP) — Jake Browning has been the quarterback for more victories than any other player in Pac-12 Conference history.
He’s rewritten the record book for No. 16 Washington and despite the undue criticism that has come his way by the fan base at times through his career, will long be ...
Man arrested after 2 roommates shot dead near Olympia
LACEY, Washington (AP) — Police outside Olympia are investigating a double homicide after finding two roommates dead inside a home.
Authorities in Lacey have arrested and charged another resident of the home with murder.
Police got a call Saturday afternoon about people screaming at ...
Boy stabbed in ‘random and vicious’ Spokane Valley attack
SPOKANE VALLEY, Washington (AP) — An eight-year-old boy is recovering after a man entered a Spokane Valley store and allegedly stabbed him in what authorities are calling a “random and vicious” attack.
Officials say a 30-year-old man entered a HiCo store on Saturday and approached the ...
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — This record-setting season just keeps getting better for Gardner Minshew.
Washington State’s star quarterback broke a school mark with seven touchdown passes and the No. 8 Cougars routed Arizona 69-28 on Saturday night to boost their longshot bid for a spot in the ...
SEATTLE (AP) — Chris Petersen thought he’d make it through his pregame speech the night before the final home game for Washington’s seniors. Then he looked at quarterback Jake Browning, and Petersen’s words trailed off.
“There’s no one that’s spent more time in this office since the moment ...
CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Ty Gibson’s 3-pointer with 3:58 remaining in overtime put Eastern Washington up for good and the Eagles got their first win of the season with an 87-80 victory over UMKC on Saturday.
Eastern Washington’s Jesse Hunt buried a 3-pointer at the buzzer to end regulation and ...
King County to require warning signs at gun shops and ranges
SEATTLE (AP) — Gun dealers and shooting ranges in King County in western Washington will have to post warning signs about the danger of firearms.
The Seattle Times
Football coach’s tweet cost $1.6 million in lost donations
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — A fake video of former President Barack Obama sent out in a tweet by Washington State University’s head football coach cost the school about $1.6 million in lost donations.
Phil Weiler, the school’s vice president for marketing and communications, says donors altered ...
Man sentenced following hit-and-run killing of bicyclist
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A 32-year-old man who killed an 18-year-old bicyclist in a hit-and-run crash in western Washington has been sentenced to eight years and five months in prison.
Bradley Aaron Shepard received the sentence Friday in Pierce County Court after previously pleading guilty to ...
Green Bay trio sparks OT win over Eastern Washington
CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — ShanQuan Hemphill and reserve Jayquan McCloud scored 19 points apiece and Cody Schwartz came off the bench to score 18 to help Green Bay turn back Eastern Washington 82-78 in overtime on Friday night.
Sandy Cohen III, who finished with nine points, 13 rebounds, seven ...
Northwest Cabarrus 56, North Buncombe 21
Chocowinity Southside 44, Pinetown Northside 12
North Edgecombe 56, Bear Grass 14
Robersonville South Creek 42, Southeast Halifax 12
Washington County 31, Weldon 14
SEATTLE (AP) — A Washington state task force on critically endangered Northwest orcas is calling for a temporary ban on boat tours as part of a slate of recommendations to Gov. Jay Inslee ahead of the next legislative session.
The group wants to suspend whale-watching boat tours focused on ...
REPUBLIC, Wash. (AP) — A Washington city is considering becoming a “sanctuary city” to shield itself from gun laws after its police chief says he won’t allow his department to enforce the regulations passed by voters under Initiative 1639, saying the new gun laws violate the Second ...
SEATTLE (AP) — For all the hype that surrounded No. 17 Washington before the year began and the disappointment of being out of the College Football Playoff conversation by midseason, the Huskies still have a legitimate shot at a more than acceptable consolation prize.
The Rose Bowl still ...
Cougars seek step toward Pac-12 North title vs Arizona
Washington State has a big game looming against rival No. 17 Washington that could determine the Pac-12 North title and extend the No. 8 Cougars’ longshot bid for the College Football Playoff.
But the Apple Cup is next week. First, there’s the matter of Saturday’s game against ...
Washington state man charged with stabbing Montana man
LIBBY, Mont. (AP) — A 24-year-old Washington state man is charged with stabbing a Montana man nearly a dozen times while the victim was on a walking path near Libby.
Michael Borchardt Robertson of Yakima, Washington, is charged with attempted deliberate homicide for the attack on Doug Crum ...
LYNNWOOD, Wash. (AP) — A 20-year-old Washington state man was sentenced Thursday to less than three years in prison for raping a high school student as she died from a drug overdose and texting semi-nude photos of her.
Superior Court Judge Linda Krese said Thursday she could not sentence ...
Alaska Airlines announces service to Everett airport
SEATTLE (AP) — Alaska Airlines says it expects service to and from the Everett airport in Washington state to begin in February pending final federal government approval.
Man ruled not competent for murder trial in southeast Iowa
WASHINGTON, Iowa (AP) — A man accused of stabbing to death his roommate in southeast Iowa has been ruled incompetent for trial.
Washington County District Court records say 64-year-old Clarence Pedersen is charged with first-degree murder. The judge issued the ruling last week after ...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A date with road-weary Vancouver came at the right time for the Minnesota Wild.
Mikko Koivu had a goal and two assists, and the Wild rebounded from a recent hiccup by beating the Canucks 6-2 on Thursday night.
Eric Staal and Matt Dumba had a goal and an assist, ...
NRA sues to block new Washington gun-control measure
SEATTLE (AP) — Gun rights groups including the National Rifle Association on Thursday sued to block a new, voter-approved gun control measure from taking effect in Washington state.
Initiative 1639 passed last week with 60 percent of the vote. It bars the sale of semi-automatic rifles to ...
Orioles-Nats TV dispute back before baseball committee
NEW YORK (AP) — The dispute between the Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles over television rights fees returned to a committee of baseball executives Thursday after a lengthy court fight.
The sides began arguing their cases before the Revenue Sharing Definitions Committee, which ...
No. 9 Washington State looking to keep CFP hopes alive
Arizona (5-5, 4-3 Pac-12) at No. 9 Washington State (9-1, 6-1, No. 8 CFP), 10:30 p.m. EST (ESPN).
Line: Washington State by 10.
Series record: Arizona leads 27-16.
WHAT’S AT STAKE?
Washington State looking to stay on track for its first Pac-12 North title and longshot bid ...
Oregon State (2-8, 1-6 Pac-12) at No. 17 Washington (7-3, 5-2, No. 18 CFP), 4:30 p.m. EST (Pac-12 Network)
Line: Washington by 31½.
Series record: Washington leads 64-34-4.
WHAT’S AT STAKE?
Washington can keep alive its hopes of winning the Pac-12 North and potentially a ...
KENT, Wash. (AP) — Terrell Brown scored a game-high 20 points, with eight coming in the final 86 seconds, and Seattle University held off Washington State 78-69 on Wednesday night.
It was the first time Seattle U. has beaten the Cougars since the 1978-79 season.
“You just want to try ...
Senate investigation into rape allegation to move forward
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Senate leaders in Washington state say an outside investigation into a rape allegation made against state Sen. Joe Fain will continue even though he lost his re-election bid.
Democrat Mona Das captured nearly 51 percent of the vote in last week’s election, and Fain ...
SEATTLE (AP) — The owners of a large Northwest electronics recycler are facing a federal conspiracy charge, after investigations found the company lied to customers by having mercury-containing flat-screen monitors shipped overseas instead of disposing of them safely in the U.S.
Packers face Seahawks with playoff positioning at stake
SEATTLE (AP) — Aaron Rodgers and Russell Wilson have faced off in a few memorable games in Seattle, from the “Fail Mary” to an unforgettable NFC championship game that sent the Seahawks to their second straight Super Bowl.
For the fifth straight regular season — and the seventh time ...
Sometimes losing is winning.
Or at least that’s what some of the 18 North American cities passed up by Amazon for its new headquarters are telling themselves.
After 14 agonizing months of wooing and then waiting for the online retail giant to make up its mind, the finalists learned ...
SEATTLE (AP) — An environmental group is asking Washington state regulators to require municipalities to use the latest technology to treat sewage before it’s released into Puget Sound.
The petition filed Wednesday by Northwest Environmental Advocates urges the Department of Ecology to ...