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Washington tribes testify against Canada oil pipeline

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 10:15
Washington state tribes are testifying in Canada this week about their opposition to expansion of the pipeline from Alberta’s tar sands to Vancouver, B.C., and the increase in oil tankers that would follow.

Washington tribes testify against Canada oil pipeline

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 09:48
Washington state tribes are testifying in Canada this week about their opposition to expansion of the pipeline from Alberta’s tar sands to Vancouver, B.C., and the increase in oil tankers that would follow.

Arizona, Utah have shifted the balance of power in the Pac-12

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 07:30
Utah lost at home to lowly Washington State earlier this season and Arizona needed 36 fourth-quarter points to defeat California, a team that went 1-11 last year, on a Hail Mary pass.

Labor Unions Are Supporting Washington State Legal Marijuana Dispensaries that Create "More Workers to Organize"

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 05:13
What’s going on in the state of Washington and beyond with the movement to legalize marijuana is, only in part, about business, taxes and government oversight — all to be amplified by the billions of dollars annually this new industry promises to throw off.

Washington State entertains No. 15 Arizona

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 00:08
Pullman, WA (SportsNetwork.com) - Two teams coming off of byes meet in a Pac-12 Conference duel on Saturday, as the 15th-ranked Arizona Wildcats face off against the Washington State Cougars at Martin Stadium. Arizona probably needed a week off following a 28-26 loss at home to USC in Week 7 action. The Wildcats had ascended into the top-10 following a stunning 31-24 upset of then No. 2 Oregon ...

UPDATED -- Prep girls soccer -- list of college commits from Washington state

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 19:05
Prep girls soccer LIST OF COLLEGE COMMITS FROM WASHINGTON STATE (As of Oct. 20, 2014) To add to this list, please e-mail to sports@seattletimes.com . College listed with either high school team or hometown. # -- denotes not playing for high-school team. Air Force – Erin Swain, Seattle Christian, Sr., GK. University of Arkansas – Karli White, Mount Si, Sr., F. Army – Brooke Richardson ...

Washington State men finish third in Bill Cullum golf invitational

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 11:56
Cougars shoot 3-under 861 to move up four spots and place behind USC and Arizona State.

Washington State men finish third in Bill Cullum golf invitational

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 11:42
Cougars shoot 3-under 861 to move up four spots and place behind USC and Arizona State.

Public college enrollment up in Washington state

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 11:32
Minority enrollment is growing at Washington's public colleges and universities while total enrollment continues its upward trend, school officials reported this week.

WA State GOP Donates $89K To Clark County Candidate

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 10:57
The Washington State Republican Party has made campaign donations totaling $89,000 to Jeanne Stewart, a Republican candidate for Clark County Commissioner. An analysis of campaign finance data by OPB News shows the state Republican Party gave more to Stewart than to any other state or local candidate this year.

Washington GOP Donates $89K To Clark County Candidate

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 10:57
The Washington State Republican Party has made campaign donations totaling $89,000 to Jeanne Stewart, a Republican candidate for Clark County Commissioner.

King County Sheriff backs Oregon pot legalization

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 07:52
A prominent law enforcement official in Washington state says in ads set to air Tuesday in Oregon that his state's regulations involving legalized recreational marijuana are working.

King County Sheriff backs Oregon pot legalization

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 07:17
A prominent law enforcement official in Washington state says in ads set to air Tuesday in Oregon that his state's regulations involving legalized recreational marijuana are working.

Washington sheriff backs Oregon pot legalization

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 06:46
A major law enforcement official in neighboring Washington state is throwing his support behind the Oregon measure that would legalize recreational marijuana.

Washington state radio towers near border in Tsawwassen turned down

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 04:39
A Washington state county authority turned down Tuesday an application to build radio towers just a few hundred metres from the Canada-U.S. border near Tsawwassen.

One American released from North Korea, two remain

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 02:28
WASHINGTON (AP) — American detainee Jeffrey Fowle has been released from North Korea, nearly six months after he was taken into custody on charges of leaving a Bible in a nightclub, the State Department said Tuesday. Two other Americans who have been tried and convicted of crimes in North Korea are still being held.

State Department: 1 American detainee released in North Korea

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 01:55
WASHINGTON - American detainee Jeffrey Fowle has been released from North Korea, nearly six months after he was taken into custody, the State Department said Tuesday. Two other Americans who have been tried and convicted of crimes in North Korea are still being held.

US: 1 American released from North Korea

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 01:49
WASHINGTON (AP) American detainee Jeffrey Fowle has been released from North Korea, nearly six months after he was taken into custody, the State Department said Tuesday. Two other Americans who have been tried and convicted of crimes...

New Report from Washington Roundtable and The Boston Consulting Group: $7 Billion Investment in Washington ...

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 01:30
The Washington Roundtable and The Boston Consulting Group today released research assessing the economic impact of the components of transportation proposals that received the broadest support from policymakers in Washington state during the past two legislative sessions.

State highlights: Calif. ballot measure updates; Va. prison health care budget shortfall

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 23:57
A selection of health policy stories from California, Arizona, Maine, South Dakota, Virginia, Maryland, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Texas, Washington state and Missouri.