INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Gov. Eric Holcomb has directed flags at state facilities in a southwestern Indiana county to be flown at half-staff to honor a soldier who died in a training accident in Washington state.
Holcomb’s office said Tuesday that flags in Vanderburgh County should be flown at ...
While quarterback Gardner Minshew is getting most of the attention, running backs James Williams and Max Borghi have also helped fuel the rise of No. 8 Washington State this season.
Williams and Borghi play key roles in the complex Air Raid offense, which is mostly geared to ...
Man accused in massive Northwest poaching ring set for trial
STEVENSON, Wash. (AP) — One of four Longview men charged in a massive Pacific Northwest poaching ring is set to go to trial.
The Daily News of Longview
SEATTLE (AP) — Playing its third game in a week to open the regular season, with an eventful cross-country trip thrown in, Mike Hopkins was anxious about what Washington was coming home to face in San Diego.
Turned out Washington’s coach had every right to be anxious.
“It was really ...
Ohtani wins AL Rookie of the Year; Acuna takes NL honor
NEW YORK (AP) — Shohei Ohtani was rewarded for a Ruthian season at the plate — and on the mound.
Baseball’s best two-way player since the Babe at the dawn of the live-ball era a century ago, Ohtani was an overwhelming pick for American League Rookie of the Year on Monday despite an elbow ...
LA Rams WR Cooper Kupp has torn knee ligament, McVay says
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles receiver Cooper Kupp is out for the season after tearing a ligament in his left knee, depriving the Rams’ offense of a major contributor heading into a showdown with Kansas City.
Coach Sean McVay on Monday confirmed the ACL injury for Kupp, who led ...
Sen. Andy Billig of Spokane is new Senate majority leader
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Senate Democrats in Washington state on Monday elected Sen. Andy Billig of Spokane to be their new leader.
Billig takes over immediately, replacing Sen. Sharon Nelson, who announced earlier this year she wasn’t seeking re-election to her seat.
“I am humbled to ...
BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) _ BSquare Corp. (BSQR) on Monday reported a loss of $2.1 million in its third quarter.
The Bellevue, Washington-based company said it had a loss of 16 cents per share.
The software and engineering services provider posted revenue of $16.7 million in the ...
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — A University of Utah track athlete who was shot by a sex offender parolee she had briefly dated has been buried in her hometown of Pullman, Washington.
Lauren McCluskey was remembered late Sunday as kind, sensitive, intelligent, dedicated and beautiful.
SEATTLE (AP) — A 98-year-old Army nurse was honored as the first woman named to the VA Puget Sound Wall of Heroes.
KIRO-TV reports Washington Gov. Jay ...
Washington firefighters aiding California wildfires
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Dozens of firefighters from Washington state are being sent to help in the deadly wildfires in California.
Public Lands Commissioner Hilary Franz dispatched more than 100 firefighters from the Washington Department of Natural Resources.
KING-TV reports that ...
Franks big game leads Washington State Past Nicholls 89-72
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Robert Franks scored 31 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Washington State beat Nicholls State 89-72 in the season opener for the Cougars on Sunday.
Franks scored 19 of his 31 points in the second half going 3 of 6 from 3-point range. He was a factor on both sides of ...
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington gun shop owners expect an increase in sales after state voters approved an initiative that adds restrictions to the purchase of semi-automatic rifles.
Voters last week passed Initiative 1639, which will raise the purchase age for semi-automatic rifles to ...
Are Oregon’s cougars being overhunted? Experts disagree
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A fatal cougar attack has reignited debates over hound hunting and cougar management in Oregon. Groups of Oregonians, particularly hound hunters, say that Oregon’s cougar population is growing out of control. Cougar advocates, on the other hand, say that Oregon is ...
Arson blamed for fire at Washington’s oldest Elks Lodge
SEATTLE (AP) — A fire at Washington’s first Elk Lodge has been ruled an arson.
Television station KIRO
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The 10th-ranked Washington State Cougars weren’t in any hurry to bury the Buffaloes.
Gardner Minshew II had all day to pick his targets and he overcame a slow start and three fourth-down failures to lead the Cougars past Colorado 31-7 on Saturday.
The Cougars ...
CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Antoine Custer, Sam McPherson and Tamarick Pierce each ran for two touchdowns and Eastern Washington rolled to a 59-20 win over UC Davis on Saturday in a Big Sky Conference showdown and matchup of Top 10 FCS teams.
The Eagles (8-2, 6-1) were down 10-0 midway through ...
Washington man pleads guilty to killing cab driver
SANDPOINT, Idaho (AP) — A Washington man accused in the stabbing death of a Washington cabdriver in northern Idaho has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder.
The Bonner County Daily Bee reports that 21-year-old Jacob Corban Coleman pleaded guilty Friday. ...
Mount Si 39, Mount Vernon 38
Odessa 69, Republic 0
Royal 41, Riverside 0
Zillah 51, Klahowya 20
Neah Bay 56, Tacoma Baptist 30
Fife 24, North ...
Okeke leads No. 11 Auburn past No. 25 Washington 88-66
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The Auburn Tigers gave a sellout crowd plenty to cheer, from a huge early lead over a ranked nonconference team, to the return of Austin Wiley to the court, to a lopsided victory.
Chuma Okeke had 19 points and 10 rebounds and Samir Doughty scored 18 to lead No. 11 ...
Bol Bol’s double-double leads No. 14 Oregon over E. Wash.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Playing alongside highly touted freshman Bol Bol comes with benefits for Oregon’s other post players.
“It’s been pretty natural trying to adjust, because I can’t get all the rebounds,” Kenny Wooten said.
Bol had 23 points and 12 rebounds as No 14 Oregon rode its ...
Dems still looking at gains in Washington Legislature
SEATTLE (AP) — Democrats will pick up seats in the Washington state Legislature after Tuesday’s election. But the exact number remains unclear with a handful of races still too close to call.
In the Senate, party officials were watching several races Friday, including one involving Joe ...
SEATTLE (AP) — Authorities say the Seattle airport ground crew worker who stole an empty commercial airplane had apparently searched online for flight instruction videos before he took off on a dizzying ride that soon crashed into a small island.
The FBI announced Friday that it’s ...
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Star sophomore Laviska Shenault Jr . indicated on Instagram that he’d be back on the field Saturday when slumping Colorado hosts No. 10 Washington State.
His return would provide a big boost for the ...
No. 10 Washington State (8-1, 5-1 Pac-12, No. 8 CFP) at Colorado (5-4, 2-4), 3:30 p.m. EST (ESPN).
Line: Washington State by 4.
Series record: Colorado leads 6-5.
WHAT’S AT STAKE?
The Cougars can’t afford a slip-up as they close in on the Pac-12 title game and maybe much ...
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Authorities in Washington seized nearly 24 pounds (10.9 kilograms) of methamphetamine during a traffic stop on Interstate 5.
SEATTLE (AP) — Officials say the records of more than 525,000 handgun purchases have not been entered into a Washington state database used by police and courts.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — In a story Nov. 5 about mountain caribou, The Associated Press reported erroneously that six of the animals would be relocated from the Lower 48 states to Canada. The six mountain caribou are already in British Columbia.
A corrected version of the story is ...
RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) _ IsoRay Inc. (ISR) on Thursday reported a loss of $1.5 million in its fiscal first quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Richland, Washington-based company said it had a loss of 2 cents.
The isotope-based medical products maker posted revenue of $1.6 million in the ...
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) _ Clearwater Paper Corp. (CLW) on Thursday reported third-quarter net income of $34.4 million.
The Spokane, Washington-based company said it had profit of $2.08 per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, were $1.35 per share.
The maker of pulp-based ...
SEATTLE (AP) — A federal jury has awarded $549,000 to a Washington state inmate with multiple sclerosis who was repeatedly denied nonaddictive nerve-pain medication by prison staff.
The Seattle Times
BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) _ Radiant Logistics Inc. (RLGT) on Thursday reported fiscal first-quarter earnings of $2.6 million.
The Bellevue, Washington-based company said it had profit of 5 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs and amortization costs, were 11 cents per ...
Here are some things to watch in the Pac-12 Conference this week:
GAME OF THE WEEK: Oregon at Utah. This game has lots of drama, with Utah missing quarterback Tyler Huntley, who is out for the regular season with a broken collarbone. The Utes will start redshirt freshman Jason Shelley as ...
Nurse who lost part of ear in patient assault sues state
SEATTLE (AP) — A nurse at Washington state’s troubled psychiatric hospital who lost part of her ear when she was assaulted by a patient is suing the state for $5 million, claiming officials are to blame for failing to adequately staff shifts and by placing violent patients on less-secure ...
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Supreme Court has unanimously upheld the conviction of a state prison inmate in the murder of corrections officer Jayme Biendl in 2011.
Byron Eugene Scherf was sentenced to death for the killing inside a chapel at the state prison in Monroe. The court ...
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Kim Schrier is the first Democrat to win the sprawling 8th Congressional District that stretches from Seattle’s eastern suburbs to central Washington farm country.
Schrier, a 50-year-old pediatrician, beat Republican Dino Rossi, a former state lawmaker who has run for ...
SEATTLE (AP) — Democrat Kim Schrier has won an open House seat in Washington state .
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) _ Northwest Pipe Co. (NWPX) on Wednesday reported third-quarter net income of $27.8 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
On a per-share basis, the Vancouver, Washington-based company said it had net income of $2.86. Earnings, adjusted for ...
Review panel clears Yakima police officer for kicking teen
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — The Yakima police officer who pepper-sprayed and kicked a teenager while breaking up a fight has returned to regular patrol duties.
The Yakima Herald-Republic
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Kim Schrier has declared victory in a race for U.S. House in Washington state, becoming the first Democrat to win in the sprawling 8th District that stretches from Seattle’s eastern suburbs to central Washington farm country and increasing Democrats’ new majority in the ...
SEATTLE (AP) — The Latest on Washington state elections (all times local):
Republican Dino Rossi has conceded the race for Washington open 8th District U.S. House seat to Democrat Kim Schrier.
The district, which hadn’t elected a Democrat since its creation in 1980, ...
Republican Dino Rossi has conceded race in open seat in 8th Congressional District in Washington state
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Republican Dino Rossi has conceded race in open seat in 8th Congressional District in Washington state.
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Republican Herrera Beutler wins re-election to House from Washington .
Voters reject carbon fee, OK ban on local soda taxes
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state voters rejected the nation’s first tax on carbon emissions in the costliest initiative fight in state history. And they approved a ballot measure to block local governments from imposing new taxes on soda or grocery items.
With more than two million votes ...
Washington voters OK measure blocking local governments from imposing new taxes on soda or grocery items.
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington voters OK measure blocking local governments from imposing new taxes on soda or grocery items. .
Washington state voters reject ballot measure for first-in-nation carbon tax
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state voters reject ballot measure for first-in-nation carbon tax .
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) _ Papa Murphy’s Holdings Inc. (FRSH) on Wednesday reported a loss of $639,000 in its third quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Vancouver, Washington-based company said it had a loss of 4 cents. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 7 cents per ...
SEATTLE (AP) — A Washington state task force on critically endangered Northwest orcas wants to temporarily suspend whale-watching boat tours focused on those whales, one of three dozen recommendations to save a population that is at its lowest in over 30 years.
The group advising Gov. Jay ...
Alaskans returns Young to Washington despite kinks
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaskans once again returned Don Young to the U.S. House, brushing off his gruff demeanor and plain talking style, which is often sprinkled with off-color remarks.
The 85-year-old Republican was elected to a 24th term Tuesday night, defeating political newcomer ...