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Nation’s Workforce Leaders to Convene in Washington for NASWA Winter Meeting

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 02/14/2015 - 03:12
The nation’s leaders responsible for heading State Workforce Agencies will gather in Washington, D.C., February 19-20, for the National Association of State Workforce Agencies’ Winter Policy Forum.

It's Raining Milk! Odd Weather Puzzles Scientists

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 23:35
Milky white rain poured down on eastern Washington state and northeast Oregon on a wintery morning last week. "I walked out to go somewhere in my car, and I noticed it was covered with mud," said Robin Priddy, director of Benton Clean Air in Kennewick, Washington. Dust likely gave the rain its light hue, but it's unclear where the dust came from, especially since it was a windless day, Priddy ...

Mexico condemns deadly police shooting in Washington state

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 22:35
PASCO, Wash. (AP) — Officers killed a man accused of hurling rocks in the fourth fatal police shooting since last summer, a death that is shaking this agricultural city of 68,000 in southeastern Washi

Criticism increases in Washington state police shooting

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 20:36
PASCO, Washington (AP) — The fourth fatal police shooting since last summer in this agricultural city of 68,000 in Washington state is drawing criticism and scrutiny from as far away as Mexico.

Criticism increases in Washington state police shooting

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 19:02
In this still frame taken from a cell phone video provided by Dario Infante and taken on Feb. 10, 2015, Antonio Zambrano-Montes, left, turns to face police officers while running from them in Pasco, Wash. Moments later, Zambrano-Montes was shot and killed.

Criticism Increases in Washington State Police Shooting

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 17:21
Criticism, scrutiny increase in latest fatal shooting by police in Washington state

Republican state senators propose university tuition cuts

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 11:36
Two Washington state senators have offered a plan to cut tuition in the state's public universities and community colleges - provided the money can be found to pay for it.

Washington lawmakers propose cutting, capping college tuition

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 08:53
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Former Mike Leach quarterback, Graham Harrell, will coach receivers for WSU - Thu, 12 Feb 2015 PST

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 05:20
Less than a year after joining the Washington State football program as an offensive analyst, Graham Harrell is the Cougars’ new outside receivers coach. Mike Leach announced on Thursday that Harrell would fill the assistant coaching position vacated when Dennis Simmons took a coaching position at Oklahoma.

Colorado women's basketball preview: Washington State

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 03:40
FRIDAY: Washington State (13-10, 4-8) at Colorado (10-13, 3-9) 7 p.m., Coors Events Center. BROADCAST: Television - Pac-12 Networks.

Chris Cargill: Furthering free market

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 02:04
Chris Cargill, Eastern Washington director for the Washington Policy Center, says the organization’s membership here has tripled in five years. Five years ago, Chris Cargill traded in his spot behind the news desk at KXLY-TV for a position on the forefront of Washington state politics.

Police in Washington state fatally shoot man who threw rocks at them

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 14:47
(Reuters) - Police in Washington state shot a man to death who threw rocks at them, officials said on Wednesday, as a video published online appearing to show the incident drew criticism of the officers' actions. The police shooting in Pasco, Washington comes amid heightened tension across the country in the wake of high-profile police killings of unarmed minorities, particularly in Ferguson ...

Washington has more pot than it can smoke

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 03:37
Supply is outstripping demand in the unlikeliest place—legal recreational marijuana in the state of Washington . Growers who jumped into the new legal market hoping to make a killing in cannabis are now getting killed by a glut of product.

Lawmakers in state of Washington seek to define WHLers as non-employees

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 16:56
If a new bill proposed in the Washington state legislature becomes law, WHL players will be explicitly defined as non-employees who are not entitled to minimum wage and other employee benefits.

WSU med school bills advance - Wed, 11 Feb 2015 PST

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 16:24
OLYMPIA – Washington State University is two steps closer to starting its own medical school in Spokane. Legislative committees in each chamber agreed overwhelmingly Tuesday that a state law restricting medical education to the University of Washington should be changed. But both indicated tough decisions lie ahead on paying for a new school. The bills would give WSU the authority to offer ...

Washington County could owe state $1 million in foreclosure fees

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 15:18
FAYETTEVILLE -- Washington County could owe the state up to $1 million in foreclosure filing fees, the county treasurer said Tuesday.

Washington County could owe state $1 million in foreclosure fees

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 15:18
FAYETTEVILLE -- Washington County could owe the state up to $1 million in foreclosure filing fees, the county treasurer said Tuesday.

Washington County could owe state $1 million in foreclosure fees

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 15:18
FAYETTEVILLE -- Washington County could owe the state up to $1 million in foreclosure filing fees, the county treasurer said Tuesday.

Washington County could owe state $1 million in foreclosure fees

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 15:18
FAYETTEVILLE -- Washington County could owe the state up to $1 million in foreclosure filing fees, the county treasurer said Tuesday.

Washington County could owe state $1 million in foreclosure fees

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 15:18
FAYETTEVILLE -- Washington County could owe the state up to $1 million in foreclosure filing fees, the county treasurer said Tuesday.